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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 58 75 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +46
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 73 57 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.97% 2.21% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.53% 8.98% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 13
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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 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £15.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+119.35% -59.21%
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
693 635 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.24% 24.61% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 311 294
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.77 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £41.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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 19 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 19 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 19 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 0 25 £308 -27.64% 4
Slough -3 8 £375 +25.00% 3
Bracknell - 6 £225 - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 5
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 2
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 106 (94.64%) Degree
2 39 (34.82%) Project Management
3 35 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 26 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (21.43%) Billing
6 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
7 22 (19.64%) Mentoring
8 21 (18.75%) HTML
8 21 (18.75%) 3G
8 21 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
9 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (16.07%) Internet
10 18 (16.07%) SQL
10 18 (16.07%) Broadband
11 15 (13.39%) Finance
12 14 (12.50%) SLA
12 14 (12.50%) UNIX
13 13 (11.61%) Java
13 13 (11.61%) C#
13 13 (11.61%) CSS
13 13 (11.61%) HTML5
13 13 (11.61%) User Experience
14 12 (10.71%) Mobile App
14 12 (10.71%) Enterprise Modelling
14 12 (10.71%) TOGAF
14 12 (10.71%) Hibernate
14 12 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
14 12 (10.71%) .NET
15 11 (9.82%) Linux
15 11 (9.82%) OO

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 9 (8.04%) IIS
2 6 (5.36%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.79%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.89%) DNN
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Photoshop
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 3 (2.68%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.89%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.89%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (8.04%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.89%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.75%) 3G
2 18 (16.07%) Internet
2 18 (16.07%) Broadband
3 6 (5.36%) LTE
4 5 (4.46%) SAN
4 5 (4.46%) NAS
4 5 (4.46%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (3.57%) 4G
5 4 (3.57%) VoIP
6 3 (2.68%) SMS
6 3 (2.68%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.89%) WLAN
7 1 (0.89%) WAN
7 1 (0.89%) DHCP
7 1 (0.89%) VPN
7 1 (0.89%) DNS
7 1 (0.89%) LAN
7 1 (0.89%) Firewall
7 1 (0.89%) Wireless
7 1 (0.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.79%) Firebird
4 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.89%) Big Data
4 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.89%) Ant
2 1 (0.89%) JUnit
2 1 (0.89%) JMeter
2 1 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.89%) Robotium
2 1 (0.89%) JBehave
2 1 (0.89%) Selenium
2 1 (0.89%) Maven
General
1 35 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 24 (21.43%) Billing
3 15 (13.39%) Finance
4 9 (8.04%) General Ledger
5 7 (6.25%) Marketing
6 5 (4.46%) Publishing
6 5 (4.46%) Games
7 1 (0.89%) Front Office
7 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (26.79%) Architect
2 27 (24.11%) Developer
3 26 (23.21%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (13.39%) Senior Architect
5 12 (10.71%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
6 8 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Designer
8 6 (5.36%) Applications Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) .NET Applications Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.46%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.68%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.75%) HTML
2 13 (11.61%) CSS
2 13 (11.61%) HTML5
3 12 (10.71%) Hibernate
3 12 (10.71%) .NET
4 9 (8.04%) jQuery
5 8 (7.14%) WCF
5 8 (7.14%) CSS3
5 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.25%) J2EE
6 7 (6.25%) Middleware
6 7 (6.25%) WPF
7 6 (5.36%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (4.46%) Web Services
8 5 (4.46%) Spring
9 2 (1.79%) XML
9 2 (1.79%) SOAP
10 1 (0.89%) Flash
10 1 (0.89%) STL
10 1 (0.89%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.61%) User Experience
3 12 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 9 (8.04%) GIS
5 8 (7.14%) iPad
6 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 7 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 6 (5.36%) Physics
7 6 (5.36%) iSeries
8 3 (2.68%) Xbox
9 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.89%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.89%) New Media
9 1 (0.89%) Social Media
9 1 (0.89%) Statistics
9 1 (0.89%) Economics
9 1 (0.89%) Photography
9 1 (0.89%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) UNIX
2 11 (9.82%) Linux
3 10 (8.93%) Windows
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.82%) Project Management
2 22 (19.64%) Mentoring
3 21 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.71%) Enterprise Modelling
5 12 (10.71%) TOGAF
5 12 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (9.82%) OO
6 11 (9.82%) Migration
7 10 (8.93%) Data Management
7 10 (8.93%) Data Migration
8 9 (8.04%) Workflow
8 9 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (8.04%) Coaching
9 8 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (7.14%) Web Design
9 8 (7.14%) MVC
10 6 (5.36%) E-business
10 6 (5.36%) ITIL
11 5 (4.46%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
2 18 (16.07%) SQL
3 13 (11.61%) Java
3 13 (11.61%) C#
4 7 (6.25%) Python
4 7 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 7 (6.25%) VBScript
4 7 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.68%) Perl
5 3 (2.68%) C++
5 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.79%) Ruby
6 2 (1.79%) C
6 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.89%) VB
7 1 (0.89%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.89%) XAML
7 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.89%) Groovy
7 1 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 106 (94.64%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.79%) MCSE
3 2 (1.79%) MCSD
4 1 (0.89%) PhD
4 1 (0.89%) CCNP
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.50%) SLA
2 10 (8.93%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.89%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (8.93%) Oracle
2 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.36%) IBM
4 3 (2.68%) Alias
5 2 (1.79%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.89%) JBoss
6 1 (0.89%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.89%) Remedy
6 1 (0.89%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.89%) Facebook
6 1 (0.89%) Twitter
6 1 (0.89%) SolidWorks
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