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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 77 88 100
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 46 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.81% 1.44% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.43% 5.29% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 10
Average daily rate £400 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+69.91% +4.80%
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
715 718 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.14% 27.13% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 333 397
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 42
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £38.80 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 31 £388 -31.11% 17
Bracknell +1 5 £405 +22.72% 4
Newbury +7 2 - - 2
Slough +4 2 £450 +20.00% 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 68 (94.44%) Degree
2 18 (25.00%) Linux
3 15 (20.83%) Web Services
4 14 (19.44%) Java
4 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (18.06%) Telecoms
5 13 (18.06%) Oracle
6 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 12 (16.67%) Python
7 11 (15.28%) Finance
8 10 (13.89%) Project Management
9 9 (12.50%) CSS
9 9 (12.50%) TDD
9 9 (12.50%) Scrum
9 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (12.50%) Big Data
10 8 (11.11%) Analytics
10 8 (11.11%) SDLC
10 8 (11.11%) NoSQL
10 8 (11.11%) High Availability
10 8 (11.11%) CMS
10 8 (11.11%) VMware
10 8 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (11.11%) Release Management
10 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 8 (11.11%) HTML
11 7 (9.72%) Ant
11 7 (9.72%) WebLogic
11 7 (9.72%) Apache
11 7 (9.72%) Unix

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (11.11%) CMS
2 7 (9.72%) Apache
2 7 (9.72%) nginx
2 7 (9.72%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.33%) JBoss
3 6 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.78%) Node.js
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.39%) SAS
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) DNS
1 7 (9.72%) HTTP
1 7 (9.72%) SSL
2 6 (8.33%) LDAP
2 6 (8.33%) SMTP
3 5 (6.94%) Internet
4 4 (5.56%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (5.56%) Firewall
4 4 (5.56%) GPRS
4 4 (5.56%) SS7
4 4 (5.56%) UMTS
4 4 (5.56%) WCDMA
5 3 (4.17%) CDMA
5 3 (4.17%) GSM
5 3 (4.17%) VoIP
5 3 (4.17%) WAN
6 2 (2.78%) 3G
6 2 (2.78%) Broadband
6 2 (2.78%) H.323
6 2 (2.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) Big Data
2 8 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (9.72%) Riak
4 6 (8.33%) MySQL
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.39%) Datazen
7 1 (1.39%) DB2
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.39%) Redis
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Ant
1 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
1 7 (9.72%) Maven
2 4 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.39%) NuGet
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (18.06%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.28%) Finance
3 7 (9.72%) Marketing
4 5 (6.94%) Retail
5 4 (5.56%) Advertising
5 4 (5.56%) Billing
5 4 (5.56%) Electronics
6 2 (2.78%) French Language
6 2 (2.78%) Games
6 2 (2.78%) German Language
6 2 (2.78%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.78%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Analyst
4 7 (9.72%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Linux Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) IT Support
5 6 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Consultant
6 5 (6.94%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Linux Support
6 5 (6.94%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) Web Services
2 9 (12.50%) CSS
3 8 (11.11%) HTML
4 7 (9.72%) RESTful
5 6 (8.33%) HTML5
5 6 (8.33%) jQuery
5 6 (8.33%) LAMP
5 6 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (8.33%) MCollective
5 6 (8.33%) Sass
6 4 (5.56%) Dojo
7 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.17%) Django
7 3 (4.17%) J2EE
7 3 (4.17%) JSON
7 3 (4.17%) LESS
7 3 (4.17%) REST
7 3 (4.17%) XML
8 2 (2.78%) CSS3
8 2 (2.78%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.94%) User Experience
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.17%) PMI
5 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.39%) FMCG
6 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.39%) New Media
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
6 1 (1.39%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.39%) Statistics
6 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (9.72%) Unix
3 4 (5.56%) Solaris
3 4 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) Android
4 1 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.39%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.89%) Project Management
3 9 (12.50%) Scrum
3 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (12.50%) TDD
4 8 (11.11%) Analytics
4 8 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (11.11%) High Availability
4 8 (11.11%) Release Management
4 8 (11.11%) SDLC
4 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 7 (9.72%) Business Continuity
5 7 (9.72%) Document Management
5 7 (9.72%) Information Governance
5 7 (9.72%) Secure Coding
5 7 (9.72%) SEO
6 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) Java
2 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (16.67%) Python
3 6 (8.33%) C++
3 6 (8.33%) Perl
4 4 (5.56%) C
4 4 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (2.78%) C#
5 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.78%) R
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.39%) Scala
6 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (94.44%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.56%) ISEB
4 2 (2.78%) PMP
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) CCDA
5 1 (1.39%) CCNA
5 1 (1.39%) CEH
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.39%) CISSP
5 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) HND
5 1 (1.39%) MCSD
5 1 (1.39%) MCSE
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PhD
5 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) COBIT
3 1 (1.39%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) qmail
1 6 (8.33%) Squid
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Cacti
1 6 (8.33%) collectd
1 6 (8.33%) Ganglia
1 6 (8.33%) Graphite
1 6 (8.33%) logstash
1 6 (8.33%) Nagios
1 6 (8.33%) Puppet
1 6 (8.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.39%) Simpana
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Oracle
2 8 (11.11%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) Splunk
4 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.56%) Sybase
6 3 (4.17%) Huawei
6 3 (4.17%) IBM
7 2 (2.78%) BT
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco
7 2 (2.78%) F5
7 2 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.39%) CommVault
8 1 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.39%) Facebook
8 1 (1.39%) McAfee
8 1 (1.39%) Nokia
8 1 (1.39%) Remedy
8 1 (1.39%) SAP
8 1 (1.39%) Twitter
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
aap3
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago