The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 85 92 100
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 42 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.59% 1.46% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.14% 5.13% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 4
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£338 £300 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +39.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.68%
Computer Science
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
684 741 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.85% 28.49% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 374 180
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 42
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.11 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £11.90 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Berkshire region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Berkshire region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +2 9 £375 +29.31% 11
Newbury +4 6 £175 -
Reading -11 6 £563 +40.62% 16
Maidenhead - 5 £293 - 3
Bracknell - 1 £330 - 7
Hungerford - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 89 (88.12%) Degree
2 41 (40.59%) Project Management
3 35 (34.65%) Telecoms
4 21 (20.79%) Internet
5 19 (18.81%) 3G
5 19 (18.81%) SQL
6 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
6 18 (17.82%) OO
6 18 (17.82%) Broadband
6 18 (17.82%) Finance
6 18 (17.82%) Management Information System
6 18 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (16.83%) Billing
7 17 (16.83%) HTML
8 15 (14.85%) Windows
8 15 (14.85%) TOGAF
8 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (13.86%) QA
9 14 (13.86%) MVC
9 14 (13.86%) Hibernate
10 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
11 12 (11.88%) Java
11 12 (11.88%) .NET
12 11 (10.89%) Linux
12 11 (10.89%) Python
12 11 (10.89%) MS Office
12 11 (10.89%) MS Visio
12 11 (10.89%) Mobile App
13 10 (9.90%) Enterprise Modelling
13 10 (9.90%) Enterprise Architecture

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.90%) IIS
2 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) CMS
4 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.99%) Lync
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.89%) MS Office
2 11 (10.89%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) SaaS
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.79%) Internet
2 19 (18.81%) 3G
3 18 (17.82%) Broadband
4 10 (9.90%) SAN
5 8 (7.92%) NAS
6 7 (6.93%) Firewall
7 4 (3.96%) 4G
8 3 (2.97%) SMS
8 3 (2.97%) LTE
8 3 (2.97%) VoLTE
9 2 (1.98%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (1.98%) Network Security
9 2 (1.98%) Wireless
10 1 (0.99%) IPsec
10 1 (0.99%) CDMA2000
10 1 (0.99%) MPLS
10 1 (0.99%) GSM
10 1 (0.99%) LAN
10 1 (0.99%) UMTS
10 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.99%) Firebug
2 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 35 (34.65%) Telecoms
2 18 (17.82%) Finance
3 17 (16.83%) Billing
4 8 (7.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (6.93%) Marketing
6 3 (2.97%) Legal
6 3 (2.97%) Retail
7 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (29.70%) Architect
2 25 (24.75%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (13.86%) Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.93%) Junior
7 6 (5.94%) Technical Writer
7 6 (5.94%) .NET Applications Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Information Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Systems Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.83%) HTML
2 14 (13.86%) Hibernate
3 12 (11.88%) .NET
4 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET
4 10 (9.90%) Middleware
5 9 (8.91%) J2EE
5 9 (8.91%) WCF
5 9 (8.91%) WPF
6 7 (6.93%) JSON
7 6 (5.94%) HTML5
7 6 (5.94%) REST
8 5 (4.95%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (4.95%) CSS
8 5 (4.95%) SOAP
8 5 (4.95%) Ajax
9 3 (2.97%) Web Services
9 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.97%) jQuery
10 2 (1.98%) Symfony
10 2 (1.98%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Management Information System
2 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.89%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.92%) User Experience
5 5 (4.95%) iSeries
6 4 (3.96%) Informatics
7 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.98%) Replication
8 1 (0.99%) GIS
8 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.99%) Social Media
8 1 (0.99%) Physics
8 1 (0.99%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.99%) Photography
8 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.85%) Windows
2 11 (10.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.99%) UNIX
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.99%) Android
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.59%) Project Management
2 18 (17.82%) OO
2 18 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.85%) TOGAF
4 14 (13.86%) MVC
5 10 (9.90%) Enterprise Modelling
5 10 (9.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (9.90%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (9.90%) PRINCE2
5 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.90%) Mentoring
6 9 (8.91%) ITIL
6 9 (8.91%) CRM
7 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.94%) Requirements Management
8 6 (5.94%) Business Transformation
8 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.94%) Use Case
8 6 (5.94%) Information Security
8 6 (5.94%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.81%) SQL
2 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.88%) Java
4 11 (10.89%) Python
5 10 (9.90%) C#
6 9 (8.91%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.93%) Perl
7 7 (6.93%) Ruby
8 6 (5.94%) VBScript
8 6 (5.94%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.95%) C++
9 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 89 (88.12%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) PMP
2 4 (3.96%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.98%) CISSP
5 1 (0.99%) GIAC
5 1 (0.99%) MCP
5 1 (0.99%) MCSD
5 1 (0.99%) MCSE
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.99%) CCNP
5 1 (0.99%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.86%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) COBIT
2 4 (3.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Oracle
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) IBM
3 5 (4.95%) Hitachi
4 4 (3.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) ESRI
5 1 (0.99%) Remedy
5 1 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) Ektron
5 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.99%) Google
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Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago