The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 43 49 66
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.72% 1.05% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.95% 3.82% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £348 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +98.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +1.36% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 182 157 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 34.80% 27.59% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 97 97
Median daily rate £353 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £180 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £402 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £22.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Glasgow

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Glasgow over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Glasgow

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Glasgow

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 17 (94.44%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Jadu
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) PHP
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco
7 2 (11.11%) CCNP
7 2 (11.11%) SAS
7 2 (11.11%) LAN
7 2 (11.11%) WAN
7 2 (11.11%) HP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (16.67%) Jadu
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) SAS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) MarkLogic
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) CMS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Scala Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Commons
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.56%) Drools
3 1 (5.56%) Ext JS
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) J2SE
3 1 (5.56%) jBPM
3 1 (5.56%) JSP
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) Servlets
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PMP
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCDP
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCIP
3 1 (5.56%) CCSA
3 1 (5.56%) CCSE
3 1 (5.56%) HP ASE
3 1 (5.56%) HP MASE
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Aruba
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) F5
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase