Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 71 67
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +26
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 47 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.79% 2.16% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.67% 6.28% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 7
Glasgow median daily rate £431 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +15.38% +12.85%
10th Percentile £318 £213 £293
90th Percentile £542 £518 £444
Scotland median daily rate £411 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +9.67% +13.64% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £28.50 £31.85 £42.00
% change year-on-year -10.52% -24.17% +216.98%

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 542 462 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 32.20% 34.35% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 220 223
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £278 £255 £209
90th Percentile £538 £476 £474
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.00 £18.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.77% +10.61% -38.50%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.23 £9.25
90th Percentile £33.90 £27.10 £40.25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -27.08% -36.00% +102.70%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 45 (95.74%) Degree
2 27 (57.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (55.32%) Java
4 25 (53.19%) Analytics
5 20 (42.55%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (40.43%) Software Engineering
7 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (36.17%) Scala
8 17 (36.17%) Games
8 17 (36.17%) Java 8
9 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (27.66%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (27.66%) Spring
11 11 (23.40%) Hadoop
12 10 (21.28%) Finance
12 10 (21.28%) Apache Spark
12 10 (21.28%) Impala
12 10 (21.28%) Akka
12 10 (21.28%) Kafka
12 10 (21.28%) MapReduce
13 8 (17.02%) Scrum
13 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
13 8 (17.02%) SQL
13 8 (17.02%) Oracle
13 8 (17.02%) JSON
13 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
14 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (14.89%) JPA
14 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
14 7 (14.89%) RESTful

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 10 (21.28%) Apache Spark
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Firebase
4 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) AMQP
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Hadoop
2 10 (21.28%) Impala
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.38%) DB2
6 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.13%) Big Data
7 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.13%) CocoaPods
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Grunt
3 1 (2.13%) gulp
3 1 (2.13%) MSI
3 1 (2.13%) Xcode
General
1 17 (36.17%) Games
2 10 (21.28%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Software Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Scala Software Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Designer
5 5 (10.64%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (8.51%) iOS Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Coach
8 2 (4.26%) Angular Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Django Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (4.26%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Office 365 Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Python/Django Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) Spring
2 10 (21.28%) Akka
2 10 (21.28%) Kafka
3 8 (17.02%) JSON
4 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
4 7 (14.89%) JPA
4 7 (14.89%) REST
4 7 (14.89%) RESTful
5 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
6 5 (10.64%) OAuth
6 5 (10.64%) OAuth2
6 5 (10.64%) OpenID
7 4 (8.51%) XML
8 3 (6.38%) CSS
8 3 (6.38%) Django
8 3 (6.38%) jQuery
8 3 (6.38%) Middleware
8 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
8 3 (6.38%) XSLT
9 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Credit Risk
5 2 (4.26%) Derivative
6 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
1 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.51%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Analytics
2 19 (40.43%) Software Engineering
3 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.66%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (21.28%) MapReduce
6 8 (17.02%) Scrum
6 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.64%) Kanban
9 5 (10.64%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (10.64%) SDLC
9 5 (10.64%) TDD
9 5 (10.64%) Validation
10 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) iOS Development
10 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
10 4 (8.51%) Web Development
10 4 (8.51%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) Java 8
2 17 (36.17%) Scala
3 8 (17.02%) SQL
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.51%) Apple Swift
6 3 (6.38%) C#
6 3 (6.38%) Python
7 2 (4.26%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (95.74%) Degree
2 27 (57.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.64%) MCSE
5 3 (6.38%) MCSA
5 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.13%) HNC
6 1 (2.13%) MCP
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
2 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) Nintex
4 1 (2.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.13%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) Ivanti
4 1 (2.13%) Splunk