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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 64 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +56
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 68 73 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.78% 2.78% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.33% 10.93% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 62 11
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £14.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+137.93% -61.84%
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
729 668 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.77% 25.42% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 336 286
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 29
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £39.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 2014. 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
Reading -6 21 £300 -29.41% 7
Slough -6 9 £375 +25.00% 3
Bracknell - 7 £225 - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 3
Newbury - - - - 3
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 104 (93.69%) Degree
2 38 (34.23%) Project Management
3 34 (30.63%) Telecoms
4 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
4 25 (22.52%) Billing
4 25 (22.52%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (19.82%) Mentoring
5 22 (19.82%) HTML
6 21 (18.92%) 3G
6 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (18.92%) Enterprise Architecture
7 19 (17.12%) Internet
7 19 (17.12%) SQL
7 19 (17.12%) Broadband
8 15 (13.51%) Finance
9 14 (12.61%) SLA
9 14 (12.61%) UNIX
9 14 (12.61%) Java
9 14 (12.61%) Hibernate
9 14 (12.61%) User Experience
10 13 (11.71%) C#
10 13 (11.71%) .NET
10 13 (11.71%) OO
11 12 (10.81%) Linux
11 12 (10.81%) CSS
11 12 (10.81%) HTML5
11 12 (10.81%) Enterprise Modelling
11 12 (10.81%) TOGAF
11 12 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
11 12 (10.81%) Mobile App

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (9.01%) IIS
2 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.90%) DNN
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
1 8 (7.21%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
2 4 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.90%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.90%) Simulink
4 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (8.11%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.90%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.92%) 3G
2 19 (17.12%) Broadband
2 19 (17.12%) Internet
3 6 (5.41%) SAN
3 6 (5.41%) NAS
4 5 (4.50%) LTE
5 4 (3.60%) 4G
5 4 (3.60%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (2.70%) SMS
6 3 (2.70%) VoIP
6 3 (2.70%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.90%) WLAN
7 1 (0.90%) WAN
7 1 (0.90%) DHCP
7 1 (0.90%) VPN
7 1 (0.90%) DNS
7 1 (0.90%) LAN
7 1 (0.90%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.90%) MPLS
7 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.80%) Firebird
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.90%) Big Data
4 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.90%) JMeter
2 1 (0.90%) Maven
2 1 (0.90%) Selenium
2 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.90%) JBehave
2 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.90%) Robotium
2 1 (0.90%) Ant
2 1 (0.90%) JUnit
General
1 34 (30.63%) Telecoms
2 25 (22.52%) Billing
3 15 (13.51%) Finance
4 9 (8.11%) General Ledger
5 7 (6.31%) Marketing
6 2 (1.80%) Publishing
6 2 (1.80%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (27.03%) Architect
2 28 (25.23%) Developer
3 27 (24.32%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (12.61%) Senior Architect
5 12 (10.81%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.21%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Front-End Web Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Applications Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Designer
8 6 (5.41%) .NET Applications Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.70%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.82%) HTML
2 14 (12.61%) Hibernate
3 13 (11.71%) .NET
4 12 (10.81%) CSS
4 12 (10.81%) HTML5
5 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET
5 9 (8.11%) WCF
6 8 (7.21%) WPF
6 8 (7.21%) jQuery
6 8 (7.21%) CSS3
6 8 (7.21%) J2EE
6 8 (7.21%) Middleware
7 6 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (4.50%) Web Services
8 5 (4.50%) Spring
9 3 (2.70%) SOAP
10 2 (1.80%) XML
10 2 (1.80%) Ajax
10 2 (1.80%) REST
10 2 (1.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.61%) User Experience
3 12 (10.81%) Mobile App
4 10 (9.01%) Data Structures
5 9 (8.11%) GIS
6 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
6 8 (7.21%) iPad
7 7 (6.31%) Mathematics
8 6 (5.41%) iSeries
9 5 (4.50%) Physics
10 1 (0.90%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.90%) Blog
10 1 (0.90%) Economics
10 1 (0.90%) Statistics
10 1 (0.90%) Photography
10 1 (0.90%) Social Media
10 1 (0.90%) New Media
10 1 (0.90%) Xbox
10 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.61%) UNIX
2 12 (10.81%) Linux
3 10 (9.01%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Project Management
2 22 (19.82%) Mentoring
3 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.92%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (11.71%) OO
5 12 (10.81%) TOGAF
5 12 (10.81%) Enterprise Modelling
5 12 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (9.91%) Migration
7 10 (9.01%) Data Management
7 10 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (9.01%) Data Migration
8 9 (8.11%) Coaching
8 9 (8.11%) Workflow
8 9 (8.11%) MVC
9 8 (7.21%) Web Design
9 8 (7.21%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (5.41%) Change Control
10 6 (5.41%) E-business
10 6 (5.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
2 19 (17.12%) SQL
3 14 (12.61%) Java
4 13 (11.71%) C#
5 8 (7.21%) VB.NET
5 8 (7.21%) Python
5 8 (7.21%) VBScript
5 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.60%) C++
6 4 (3.60%) Perl
7 3 (2.70%) Ruby
8 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.80%) C
8 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.90%) R
9 1 (0.90%) XPath
9 1 (0.90%) Groovy
9 1 (0.90%) VB
9 1 (0.90%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 104 (93.69%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.80%) MCSD
3 2 (1.80%) MCSE
4 1 (0.90%) PhD
4 1 (0.90%) CCNP
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.90%) MCTS
4 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.61%) SLA
2 11 (9.91%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) Oracle
2 7 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (1.80%) Hitachi
4 2 (1.80%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.90%) Remedy
5 1 (0.90%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.90%) Alias
5 1 (0.90%) SolidWorks
5 1 (0.90%) Facebook
5 1 (0.90%) Twitter
5 1 (0.90%) JBoss
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