The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Glasgow region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 46 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 24 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.92% 2.60% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.48% 11.36% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £313 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
178 176 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.65% 22.86% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 84 56
Average daily rate £369 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £166 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.00 £17.30 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Computer Science
Scotland

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 20 (55.56%) Degree
2 12 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) OO
5 9 (25.00%) UNIX
5 9 (25.00%) OOD
5 9 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 8 (22.22%) Physics
6 8 (22.22%) Java
7 7 (19.44%) C#
7 7 (19.44%) Windows
7 7 (19.44%) Finance
8 6 (16.67%) Spring
8 6 (16.67%) Linux
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL
8 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.89%) .NET
9 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.89%) Firewall
10 4 (11.11%) GIAC
10 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
10 4 (11.11%) CESG
10 4 (11.11%) CEH
10 4 (11.11%) jQuery
10 4 (11.11%) CCSP
10 4 (11.11%) SSCP
10 4 (11.11%) CISSP
10 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (11.11%) Oracle
10 4 (11.11%) JUnit

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) LDAP
3 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) X.500
3 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) NCrunch
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (5.56%) C# Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Spring
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (5.56%) CSS3
4 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.56%) Java SE
4 2 (5.56%) CSS
4 2 (5.56%) J2SE
4 2 (5.56%) WinForms
4 2 (5.56%) J2EE
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) Classic ASP
5 1 (2.78%) JMS
5 1 (2.78%) LAMP
5 1 (2.78%) WCF
5 1 (2.78%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 8 (22.22%) Physics
3 4 (11.11%) CESG
4 2 (5.56%) GIS
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) UNIX
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) OO
2 9 (25.00%) OOD
2 9 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 2 (5.56%) Security Management
6 2 (5.56%) UML
6 2 (5.56%) OOP
6 2 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.56%) SOA
6 2 (5.56%) WFM
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Web Development
7 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) CCSP
2 4 (11.11%) CISSP
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.11%) SSCP
2 4 (11.11%) GIAC
2 4 (11.11%) CEH
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) HND
5 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Sybase
4 2 (5.56%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.78%) Zend
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