Period
to 14 August 2018

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 6 months to 14 August 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 69 67
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +27
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 48 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.71% 2.16% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.92% 6.26% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 7
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £312 £265 £307
90th Percentile £538 £516 £444
Scotland median daily rate £415 £370 £347
% change year-on-year +12.16% +6.63% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £31.93 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -23.99% +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 Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 538 463 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 30.40% 34.45% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 230 225
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £180
90th Percentile £538 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.25 £18.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.33% +41.51% -50.61%
10th Percentile £10.18 £14.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £25.47 £23.40 £31.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £30.93 £38.25
% change year-on-year -43.41% -19.15% +104.00%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 40 (83.33%) Degree
2 29 (60.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (52.08%) Java
4 19 (39.58%) Analytics
5 18 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (35.42%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (31.25%) Games
8 15 (31.25%) Scala
8 15 (31.25%) Java 8
8 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
9 11 (22.92%) Finance
9 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.83%) CSS
10 10 (20.83%) Spring
10 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
11 9 (18.75%) Windows
11 9 (18.75%) Apache Spark
11 9 (18.75%) Akka
11 9 (18.75%) Impala
11 9 (18.75%) Kafka
11 9 (18.75%) MapReduce
12 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 8 (16.67%) Python
12 8 (16.67%) SQL
12 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 7 (14.58%) JSON

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 (18.75%) Apache Spark
2 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.42%) IIS
3 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (10.42%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (8.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DHCP
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) 3G
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) MPLS
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
2 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
3 9 (18.75%) Impala
4 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Ant
3 1 (2.08%) Grunt
3 1 (2.08%) gulp
3 1 (2.08%) Hudson
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) Maven
3 1 (2.08%) MSI
General
1 15 (31.25%) Games
2 11 (22.92%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Scala Software Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Designer
4 5 (10.42%) Python Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Coach
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Umbraco Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Django Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) CSS
1 10 (20.83%) Spring
2 9 (18.75%) Akka
2 9 (18.75%) Kafka
3 7 (14.58%) .NET
3 7 (14.58%) JSON
4 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 6 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 6 (12.50%) JPA
4 6 (12.50%) RESTful
4 6 (12.50%) XML
5 5 (10.42%) Django
5 5 (10.42%) HTML
5 5 (10.42%) jQuery
5 5 (10.42%) XSLT
6 4 (8.33%) CSS3
6 4 (8.33%) HTML5
7 3 (6.25%) Middleware
8 2 (4.17%) REST
9 1 (2.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 4 (8.33%) Derivative
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Analytics
2 17 (35.42%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 9 (18.75%) MapReduce
5 6 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (12.50%) High Availability
5 6 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 6 (12.50%) Migration
5 6 (12.50%) OO
5 6 (12.50%) Scrum
5 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Physics
6 5 (10.42%) SDLC
6 5 (10.42%) Validation
7 4 (8.33%) Coaching
7 4 (8.33%) Kanban
7 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.33%) User Stories
7 4 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) Java 8
2 15 (31.25%) Scala
3 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 8 (16.67%) Python
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (8.33%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (83.33%) Degree
2 29 (60.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.50%) MCSE
4 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.08%) HNC
7 1 (2.08%) MCP
7 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) PMBOK
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix
3 4 (8.33%) Nintex
4 2 (4.17%) Ivanti
4 2 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Perforce
5 1 (2.08%) ThinPrint
5 1 (2.08%) VMware