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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 93 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 44 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.50% 1.18% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.16% 4.19% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £295 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +37.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £249 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £356 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £319
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £24.50 - £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.31 - £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 - £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.44% +3.03%
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
714 788 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.30% 28.07% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 385 205
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 34
Average hourly rate £17.22 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.08 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
(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 -5 18 £400 +26.98% 12
Bracknell - 5 £413 - 2
Slough -2 4 - - 6
Newbury -4 3 £325 - 1
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 5
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 2
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 77 (81.91%) Degree
2 35 (37.23%) Telecoms
3 27 (28.72%) Project Management
4 20 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 18 (19.15%) Finance
6 17 (18.09%) Management Information System
7 16 (17.02%) HTML
7 16 (17.02%) Java
8 15 (15.96%) Windows
8 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (14.89%) OO
10 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
10 13 (13.83%) 3G
11 12 (12.77%) Linux
11 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (11.70%) ITIL
12 11 (11.70%) SQL
12 11 (11.70%) Internet
12 11 (11.70%) Service Delivery
13 10 (10.64%) MS Office
13 10 (10.64%) SAP
13 10 (10.64%) CRM
13 10 (10.64%) REST
14 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
14 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
14 9 (9.57%) Billing
15 8 (8.51%) SOAP
15 8 (8.51%) Python
15 8 (8.51%) MS Visio
15 8 (8.51%) Pharmaceutical

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (5.32%) Lync
2 4 (4.26%) IIS
3 3 (3.19%) Commerce Server
4 2 (2.13%) CMS
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.64%) MS Office
3 8 (8.51%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.06%) RoboHelp
5 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) 3G
2 11 (11.70%) Internet
3 7 (7.45%) Broadband
4 6 (6.38%) SAN
4 6 (6.38%) Firewall
5 5 (5.32%) LTE
5 5 (5.32%) 4G
6 4 (4.26%) NAS
6 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.19%) 3GPP
7 3 (3.19%) Wireless
7 3 (3.19%) IPsec
7 3 (3.19%) WiMAX
7 3 (3.19%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (2.13%) Network Security
8 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.13%) UMTS
9 1 (1.06%) GSM
9 1 (1.06%) IPv4
9 1 (1.06%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.06%) Subversion
2 1 (1.06%) Firebug
General
1 35 (37.23%) Telecoms
2 18 (19.15%) Finance
3 9 (9.57%) Billing
4 8 (8.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (6.38%) Electronics
5 6 (6.38%) Retail
6 5 (5.32%) Marketing
6 5 (5.32%) Spanish Language
7 4 (4.26%) Legal
8 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
8 3 (3.19%) Banking
9 2 (2.13%) Publishing
10 1 (1.06%) Games
10 1 (1.06%) French Language
10 1 (1.06%) German Language
10 1 (1.06%) Italian Language
10 1 (1.06%) Japanese Language
10 1 (1.06%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 19 (20.21%) Architect
2 17 (18.09%) Developer
3 10 (10.64%) Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.45%) Technical Writer
6 5 (5.32%) Systems Architect
6 5 (5.32%) Lead Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Security Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Junior
7 4 (4.26%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Information Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Business Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.02%) HTML
2 10 (10.64%) REST
3 8 (8.51%) HTML5
3 8 (8.51%) SOAP
4 7 (7.45%) Hibernate
4 7 (7.45%) JSON
5 6 (6.38%) .NET
5 6 (6.38%) CSS
6 5 (5.32%) jQuery
7 4 (4.26%) Middleware
7 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.26%) Ajax
8 3 (3.19%) J2EE
8 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.19%) WCF
8 3 (3.19%) WPF
8 3 (3.19%) Sass
9 2 (2.13%) LESS
9 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.13%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.38%) User Experience
4 4 (4.26%) Informatics
5 3 (3.19%) PKI
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
6 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.06%) W3C
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.06%) GIS
7 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.06%) Physics
7 1 (1.06%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Linux
3 4 (4.26%) UNIX
4 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Project Management
2 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.89%) OO
4 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (11.70%) ITIL
5 11 (11.70%) Service Delivery
6 10 (10.64%) CRM
7 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.45%) MVC
9 6 (6.38%) Service Management
9 6 (6.38%) Process Management
9 6 (6.38%) TDD
9 6 (6.38%) Information Security
9 6 (6.38%) TOGAF
9 6 (6.38%) ERP
9 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.38%) SOA
9 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.38%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.02%) Java
3 11 (11.70%) SQL
4 8 (8.51%) Python
5 6 (6.38%) C++
5 6 (6.38%) Perl
6 5 (5.32%) Ruby
6 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.26%) C#
8 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.13%) C
9 2 (2.13%) PHP
10 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.06%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 77 (81.91%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) PMP
2 6 (6.38%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.26%) MCP
3 4 (4.26%) MCSD
3 4 (4.26%) MCSE
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.19%) CCIE
5 2 (2.13%) CISSP
6 1 (1.06%) GIAC
6 1 (1.06%) GSEC
6 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) COBIT
3 2 (2.13%) SLA
4 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) SAP
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Hitachi
4 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.19%) Cisco
4 3 (3.19%) Adobe
4 3 (3.19%) Genesys
5 2 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (1.06%) Huawei
6 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.06%) Ektron
6 1 (1.06%) HP
6 1 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.06%) Remedy
6 1 (1.06%) ESRI
6 1 (1.06%) VMware
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Explore Group
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 26 days ago