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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 67 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 2.81% 2.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 9.79% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 5
Average daily rate
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- £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.31% +46.15%
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
257 235 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.99% 28.69% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 113 115
Average daily rate £340 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 9
Average hourly rate £26.83 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.31% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £94.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Sybase
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) Sybase IQ
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (22.22%) Derivative
6 2 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE
6 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 1 (11.11%) SOA
7 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
7 1 (11.11%) ETL
7 1 (11.11%) VoIP
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco
7 1 (11.11%) IBM

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase IQ
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) DataStage
2 1 (11.11%) QualityStage
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
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 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSD
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Derivative
1 2 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
1 2 (22.22%) System Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) OOP
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle