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 29 June 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 > Glasgow
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 59 68
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.20% 1.40% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.69% 4.33% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Glasgow median daily rate £373 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.25% -16.00%  
10th Percentile £193 £307 £363
90th Percentile £388 £335 £418
Scotland median daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £17.50
Scotland median hourly rate £31.93 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -24.88% +142.85%  

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 217 231 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 32.58% 32.44% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 209 172
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
10th Percentile £275 £229 £238
90th Percentile £460 £450 £472
Scotland median daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £26.83
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £27.44
% change year-on-year +5.00% +45.77%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 29 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) SDLC
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) Unix
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (16.67%) CCNP
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (16.67%) Perforce
7 3 (16.67%) Ext JS
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) CSS3
7 3 (16.67%) WebKit
7 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering

Computer Science
Co-occurring 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 2 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) VSAN
3 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Grunt
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Appium
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) IT Support
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
1 3 (16.67%) CSS3
1 3 (16.67%) Ext JS
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) HTML5
1 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (16.67%) WebKit
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) CentOS
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
5 1 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) MCSA
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (11.11%) PMP
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.56%) CCDP
5 1 (5.56%) CCSA
5 1 (5.56%) CCSE
5 1 (5.56%) HP ASE
5 1 (5.56%) HP MASE
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
5 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Perforce
3 2 (11.11%) Avaya
3 2 (11.11%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Aruba
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.56%) Sophos
4 1 (5.56%) Veeam