The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen - - 4.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year - +3.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £38.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year -54.83% +27.04%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11 13 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 30.56% 54.17% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
Median daily rate £478 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £476 - £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £45.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +29.72%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) CatOS

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens