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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 65 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.78% 2.02% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.04% 7.04% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 3
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£375 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +3.03%
Computer Science
Scotland

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
230 199 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.76% 28.72% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 112 121
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 8
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £11.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% +30.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £32.50 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Sybase
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Sybase IQ
6 2 (22.22%) Derivative
6 2 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (11.11%) OO PHP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase IQ
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase ASE
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Derivative
1 2 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) System Testing
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
2 1 (11.11%) OWASP
2 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 1 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata