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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 62 44 68
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.40% 2.89% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 12.14% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 0
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£348 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.68%
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
160 140 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.11% 23.77% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 69 108
Average daily rate £310 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £263 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.50 £12.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +28.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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
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 30 January 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 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 2 (28.57%) YUI
4 2 (28.57%) WFM
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) GIS
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (14.29%) Netcool
5 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) Perl

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Drupal
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) IPsec
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) YUI
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Smarty
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) WFM
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) OWASP
2 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
2 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas