Period
to 20 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 20 July 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 64 124
Rank change year-on-year -51 +60 -9
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 25 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.83% 2.13% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.84% 7.64% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 12
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £308 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.21% -28.70% +27.78%
10th Percentile £319 £193 £303
90th Percentile £519 £501 £531
Scotland median daily rate £415 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +27.69% -13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £43.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.48% -
Scotland median hourly rate £60.00 £32.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +87.50% -23.81% +140.00%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 880 628 960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 29.10% 27.86% 33.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 359 481
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £285 £213 £280
90th Percentile £544 £526 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.25 £43.39 £18.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% +129.49% +9.61%
10th Percentile £12.60 £18.18 £12.72
90th Percentile £36.38 £48.71 £49.13
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -46.97% -15.38% +100.00%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Edinburgh

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) Degree
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) Python
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) Mathematics
5 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle
6 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (24.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (24.00%) Data Science
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (24.00%) R
7 6 (24.00%) High Availability
7 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (24.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.00%) Spring
8 5 (20.00%) Statistics
8 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.00%) Apache
8 5 (20.00%) Puppet
8 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
8 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (20.00%) Analytics
8 5 (20.00%) Machine Learning
9 4 (16.00%) GitHub
9 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (16.00%) Visualisation

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (12.00%) SAS
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.00%) Chatbot
2 2 (8.00%) InVision
3 1 (4.00%) 3ds Max
3 1 (4.00%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.00%) GitHub
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (12.00%) Big Data
5 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.00%) HBase
6 1 (4.00%) Impala
6 1 (4.00%) QlikView
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.00%) GitLab
3 3 (12.00%) Mockito
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
5 1 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Private Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Data Scientist
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Data Scientist
3 3 (12.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) UX Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Spring
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) JSON
3 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.00%) HTML5
3 3 (12.00%) JMX
3 3 (12.00%) RESTful
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) Bokeh
4 2 (8.00%) D3.js
4 2 (8.00%) Django
4 2 (8.00%) ggplot
4 2 (8.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (8.00%) Qt
4 2 (8.00%) React
4 2 (8.00%) Seaborn
4 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) User Experience
4 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (4.00%) Blog
5 1 (4.00%) Grid Computing
5 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Solaris
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (24.00%) Data Science
3 6 (24.00%) High Availability
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 5 (20.00%) Statistics
5 4 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (12.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (12.00%) Support Vector Machines
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 3 (12.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) Python
4 6 (24.00%) R
5 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) C#
6 4 (16.00%) C++
7 3 (12.00%) Java 8
7 3 (12.00%) PHP
7 3 (12.00%) Scala
7 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (12.00%) PhD
4 1 (4.00%) OCP
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) OpenAM
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (12.00%) Terraform
3 2 (8.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) Cobbler
3 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Ambari
4 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) NetApp
3 3 (12.00%) Adobe
4 2 (8.00%) ForgeRock
4 2 (8.00%) Google
4 2 (8.00%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (8.00%) Open-E
4 2 (8.00%) Software AG
4 2 (8.00%) Sun
4 2 (8.00%) Synology
4 2 (8.00%) Veritas
4 2 (8.00%) webMethods
5 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
5 1 (4.00%) MapR
5 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk
5 1 (4.00%) TOWER Software