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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.60% 0.39% 3.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.75% 1.64% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 13
Average daily rate £183 £348 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.34% -10.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £348 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £348 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+69.91% +4.80%
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
174 183 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.80% 23.55% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 102 75
Average daily rate £280 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £113 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £49.41 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.31% +1.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 16 (80.00%) Degree
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma
5 5 (25.00%) IIS
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) MCSE
6 4 (20.00%) NHS
6 4 (20.00%) Citrix
6 4 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 4 (20.00%) ITSM
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) SCCM
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Node.js
7 3 (15.00%) Express
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (15.00%) Data Structures

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) Node.js
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) gulp
2 2 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Junior
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) Express
2 3 (15.00%) hapi
2 3 (15.00%) React
2 3 (15.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) NHS
2 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (15.00%) iPad
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) ITSM
3 4 (20.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (15.00%) Content Management
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) OOD
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (20.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) MCP
4 2 (10.00%) MCTS
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.00%) PMP
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle