The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 63 43 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.38% 2.88% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.06% 13.57% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
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£305 £400 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +26.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £325 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+53.22% -17.33%
Computer Science
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
170 140 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.54% 21.21% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 75 46
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £55.75 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+346.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.00 £17.40 £22.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Glasgow region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Glasgow region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 18 (58.06%) Degree
2 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) UNIX
5 7 (22.58%) Windows
5 7 (22.58%) C#
5 7 (22.58%) Physics
5 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
5 7 (22.58%) Finance
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) ITIL
6 6 (19.35%) OO
6 6 (19.35%) OOD
7 5 (16.13%) Linux
7 5 (16.13%) .NET
7 5 (16.13%) Firewall
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.90%) CCSP
8 4 (12.90%) CISSP
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (12.90%) SSCP
8 4 (12.90%) C++
8 4 (12.90%) Java
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
8 4 (12.90%) GIAC
8 4 (12.90%) CEH
8 4 (12.90%) CESG
8 4 (12.90%) Spring
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
8 4 (12.90%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) NCrunch
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
2 4 (12.90%) C++ Developer
2 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
3 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Programmer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) C# Programmer
4 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Software Programmer
5 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (3.23%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.90%) Spring
2 4 (12.90%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) WinForms
4 2 (6.45%) CSS3
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.23%) WCF
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.23%) JMS
5 1 (3.23%) J2SE
5 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
2 7 (22.58%) Physics
3 4 (12.90%) CESG
4 2 (6.45%) GIS
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) UNIX
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) OO
2 6 (19.35%) OOD
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) Security Management
5 2 (6.45%) OOP
5 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
5 2 (6.45%) WFM
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.23%) Web Development
6 1 (3.23%) SIEM
6 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) C++
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) CCSP
2 4 (12.90%) CISSP
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) SSCP
2 4 (12.90%) GIAC
2 4 (12.90%) CEH
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) MCTS
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Sybase
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Informatica
4 1 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
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