Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 18 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 61 66
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +17
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 55 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.20% 2.56% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 2.89% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 8
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +13.64%
10th Percentile £311 £215 £225
90th Percentile £538 £506 £443
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £22.88 £52.00
% change year-on-year +42.08% -56.01% +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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,547 1,106 968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 90.10% 88.34% 85.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 620 489
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £213
90th Percentile £538 £507 £463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £368
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.12% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £19.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +25.26% -15.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £34.13 £45.63
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.53% +10.71% +7.64%

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 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 18 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 55 (100.00%) Degree
2 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (58.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (45.45%) Java
5 23 (41.82%) Software Engineering
6 22 (40.00%) Analytics
7 18 (32.73%) Scrum
8 17 (30.91%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (27.27%) Scala
9 15 (27.27%) Java 8
9 15 (27.27%) Games
10 13 (23.64%) Kafka
11 12 (21.82%) REST
11 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (21.82%) Finance
11 12 (21.82%) Spring
11 12 (21.82%) Business Analysis
11 12 (21.82%) JSON
11 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
12 11 (20.00%) Workflow
12 11 (20.00%) SQL
12 11 (20.00%) Windows
12 11 (20.00%) RESTful
13 10 (18.18%) Apple iOS
13 10 (18.18%) iOS Development
13 10 (18.18%) Apple Swift
13 10 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (18.18%) TDD
14 9 (16.36%) Data Analysis
14 9 (16.36%) Oracle

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 9 (16.36%) Apache Spark
2 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.27%) Apache Qpid
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.82%) Mule
6 1 (1.82%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.64%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Firebase
3 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) NAS
2 3 (5.45%) AMQP
3 1 (1.82%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Hadoop
1 9 (16.36%) Impala
2 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.45%) DB2
4 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.09%) fastlane
4 4 (7.27%) JIRA
4 4 (7.27%) Maven
5 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.82%) CocoaPods
5 1 (1.82%) Grunt
5 1 (1.82%) gulp
5 1 (1.82%) MSI
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 15 (27.27%) Games
2 12 (21.82%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) iOS Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Scala Software Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Business Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Angular Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Django Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Python/Django Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) Kafka
2 12 (21.82%) JSON
2 12 (21.82%) REST
2 12 (21.82%) Spring
3 11 (20.00%) RESTful
4 9 (16.36%) Akka
5 7 (12.73%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
6 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
6 6 (10.91%) JPA
6 6 (10.91%) OAuth
6 6 (10.91%) OAuth2
6 6 (10.91%) OpenID
7 5 (9.09%) Core Data
7 5 (9.09%) SOAP
7 5 (9.09%) UIKit
8 3 (5.45%) JMS
8 3 (5.45%) Spring Boot
8 3 (5.45%) Spring Integration
8 3 (5.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (16.36%) Mobile App
4 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
5 5 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (5.45%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
7 2 (3.64%) Derivative
8 1 (1.82%) AS400
8 1 (1.82%) iSeries
8 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 9 (16.36%) Android
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.27%) Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Unix
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) Software Engineering
3 22 (40.00%) Analytics
4 18 (32.73%) Scrum
5 12 (21.82%) Business Analysis
5 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
6 11 (20.00%) Workflow
7 10 (18.18%) iOS Development
7 10 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (18.18%) TDD
8 9 (16.36%) Data Analysis
8 9 (16.36%) MapReduce
9 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.55%) Technical Leadership
9 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.91%) Android Development
10 6 (10.91%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
11 5 (9.09%) Benchmarking
11 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Java
2 15 (27.27%) Java 8
2 15 (27.27%) Scala
3 11 (20.00%) SQL
4 10 (18.18%) Apple Swift
5 7 (12.73%) Python
6 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.91%) Objective-C
6 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.27%) Perl
8 3 (5.45%) C++
9 2 (3.64%) C#
10 1 (1.82%) C
10 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.82%) VB
10 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Degree
2 32 (58.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (9.09%) Master's Degree
4 4 (7.27%) MCSE
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.45%) MCSA
5 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Firmware
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.82%) XenApp
2 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Ansible
1 4 (7.27%) Nagios
1 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) Apple
4 5 (9.09%) IBM
5 4 (7.27%) Citrix
6 1 (1.82%) Google
6 1 (1.82%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.82%) Nintex