The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Glasgow region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 55 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.89% 1.77% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.90% 7.21% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Average daily rate £325 £200 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £200 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
146 222 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.25% 24.53% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 102 68
Average daily rate £363 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £255 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £11.92 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.03% -52.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Computer Science
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (64.29%) OO
2 15 (53.57%) Java
3 13 (46.43%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) Java SE
4 10 (35.71%) J2EE
4 10 (35.71%) SOA
5 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 9 (32.14%) UML
5 9 (32.14%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (32.14%) OOD
5 9 (32.14%) Low Latency
6 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 6 (21.43%) C#
7 6 (21.43%) .NET
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.86%) Spring
9 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 4 (14.29%) JUnit
9 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 4 (14.29%) UNIX
9 4 (14.29%) Linux
9 4 (14.29%) JMS
10 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Architect
2 9 (32.14%) Java Architect
2 9 (32.14%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Java SE
1 10 (35.71%) J2EE
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
3 5 (17.86%) Spring
4 4 (14.29%) JMS
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) J2SE
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 2 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) LAMP
7 1 (3.57%) XSLT
7 1 (3.57%) Web Services
7 1 (3.57%) XHTML
7 1 (3.57%) Classic ASP
7 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.71%) Physics
4 2 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Social Network
5 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) OO
2 10 (35.71%) SOA
3 9 (32.14%) UML
3 9 (32.14%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (32.14%) OOD
3 9 (32.14%) Low Latency
4 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.57%) MVC
8 1 (3.57%) Content Management
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL
8 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) Scala
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) VBA
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Sybase
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) Sage
3 1 (3.57%) Zend
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