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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 58 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.55% 1.82% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.53% 7.64% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
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£348 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -44.00%
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
158 144 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.85% 23.88% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 61 73
Average daily rate £320 £365 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% +41.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -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 18 December 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 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) CCSP
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) SSCP
5 2 (14.29%) GIS
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) GIAC
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) CISSP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 2 (14.29%) ClickSoftware Technologies

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) NCrunch
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) CSS3
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (14.29%) YUI
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Smarty
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
1 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) WFM
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Information Management
3 1 (7.14%) OWASP
3 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) CCSP
2 2 (14.29%) SSCP
2 2 (14.29%) GIAC
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix