Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 24 6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen - 0.94% 8.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.13% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Aberdeen median daily rate - £450 -
Scotland median daily rate £375 £330 £340
% change year-on-year +13.64% -2.94% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - £45.00
Scotland median hourly rate £13.43 £52.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -74.18% +15.56% +213.04%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 30.00% 30.19% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 8
Aberdeen median daily rate £425 £295 £136
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.07% +116.51% -59.33%
10th Percentile £138 £140 £96
90th Percentile £475 £401 £362
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Aberdeen median hourly rate £23.75 £43.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.40% +1.75% +42.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £24.50 £36.13
90th Percentile £37.37 £56.00 £46.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £31.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -36.00% +56.25% +9.59%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

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

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Aberdeen