Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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, Comp Sci)
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 - 10
Rank change year-on-year - +10 +2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 6.06% - 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Dundee median daily rate £225 - £115
10th Percentile £213 - £108
90th Percentile £318 - £123
Scotland median daily rate £413 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +10.00% +13.64% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dundee median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £52.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -32.69% +15.56%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dundee
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 52 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 78.79% 76.09% 90.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 27
Dundee median daily rate £315 £288 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.57% +2.68% +12.00%
10th Percentile £129 £209 £105
90th Percentile £438 £418 £413
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Dundee median hourly rate - £38.25 £11.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +238.50% -62.95%
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -1.08% +10.71% +5.00%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Dundee

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Dundee

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Dundee

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Dundee region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) Xamarin
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Heroku
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (25.00%) CppUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Backend Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Xamarin