Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 64 88
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 31 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.38% 1.96% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.13% 5.70% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 10
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.72% -24.05%
10th Percentile £219 £296 £95
90th Percentile £514 £443 £381
Scotland median daily rate £363 £330 £348
% change year-on-year +9.85% -5.04% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £17.50
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £52.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.88% +197.14% +21.74%

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 435 386 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 33.41% 34.31% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 199 263
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -3.57%
10th Percentile £234 £186 £188
90th Percentile £475 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.53% +6.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £10.15 £17.63 £12.35
90th Percentile £27.40 £45.13 £72.50
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -6.67%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 16 (51.61%) Mathematics
2 14 (45.16%) Degree
3 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (35.48%) Analytics
5 10 (32.26%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (32.26%) Splunk
5 10 (32.26%) Data Structures
5 10 (32.26%) SQL
6 9 (29.03%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) Data Mining
6 9 (29.03%) Hadoop
6 9 (29.03%) Finance
6 9 (29.03%) Data Analysis
7 8 (25.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (25.81%) Computer Security
8 7 (22.58%) Visualisation
8 7 (22.58%) Data Acquisition
8 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
8 7 (22.58%) Cloudera
9 6 (19.35%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (19.35%) Linux
9 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.13%) Perl
10 5 (16.13%) C#
10 5 (16.13%) CSS
10 5 (16.13%) DB2
10 5 (16.13%) JUnit
10 5 (16.13%) Python
10 5 (16.13%) J2SE
10 5 (16.13%) RDBMS

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 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) VSAN
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Data Mining
1 9 (29.03%) Hadoop
2 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.13%) DB2
3 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) DataStage
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) Grunt
3 2 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Analytics Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Scala Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Scala Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
1 5 (16.13%) J2SE
1 5 (16.13%) Spring
2 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.68%) CSS3
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) HTML5
2 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) Ext JS
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) WebKit
3 2 (6.45%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.23%) Django
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (32.26%) Data Structures
3 6 (19.35%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
4 3 (9.68%) Derivative
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) CentOS
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Mathematics
2 11 (35.48%) Analytics
3 10 (32.26%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (29.03%) Data Analysis
5 8 (25.81%) Computer Security
6 7 (22.58%) Data Acquisition
6 7 (22.58%) Visualisation
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Workflow
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) OO
9 2 (6.45%) Change Management
9 2 (6.45%) High Availability
9 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.45%) ITIL
9 2 (6.45%) Migration
9 2 (6.45%) Open Source
9 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) Perl
4 5 (16.13%) Python
5 4 (12.90%) Scala
6 3 (9.68%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Degree
2 8 (25.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) HND
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Splunk
2 7 (22.58%) Cloudera
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Avaya
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (6.45%) Netezza
5 2 (6.45%) Nintex
5 2 (6.45%) Perforce
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) Sybase
5 2 (6.45%) Talend
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) FireEye
6 1 (3.23%) Tableau
6 1 (3.23%) Veeam