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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 87 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 19 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 1.76% 1.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.24% 5.89% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 25
Median daily rate £298 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +49.87%

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
587 730 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.35% 29.87% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 373 368
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £511 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 15
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £20.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -22.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +9 10 £329 +7.78% 3
Reading -21 5 £210 -52.00% 16
Maidenhead - 2 £325 - 7
Newbury +2 1 - - 4
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 56 (86.15%) Degree
2 17 (26.15%) Mathematics
2 17 (26.15%) Java
3 16 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
5 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
5 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 13 (20.00%) Internet
6 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 13 (20.00%) Analytics
7 12 (18.46%) Office 365
7 12 (18.46%) Data Visualisation
7 12 (18.46%) PhD
7 12 (18.46%) Visualisation
8 11 (16.92%) French Language
8 11 (16.92%) Italian Language
8 11 (16.92%) Spanish Language
8 11 (16.92%) HTML
8 11 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
9 10 (15.38%) C++
9 10 (15.38%) Machine Learning
9 10 (15.38%) Big Data
10 9 (13.85%) Hadoop
10 9 (13.85%) HTML5
10 9 (13.85%) C#
10 9 (13.85%) .NET

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.31%) Apache Solr
1 8 (12.31%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.23%) Skype for Business
4 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.08%) CMS
5 2 (3.08%) SAS
6 1 (1.54%) Apache
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.08%) SPSS
3 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Office 365
2 8 (12.31%) PaaS
2 8 (12.31%) SaaS
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) Internet
2 6 (9.23%) Skype
3 2 (3.08%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) HTTP
3 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.08%) LDAP
3 2 (3.08%) Network Security
3 2 (3.08%) VPN
4 1 (1.54%) Broadband
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.54%) DHCP
4 1 (1.54%) DNS
4 1 (1.54%) DVB
4 1 (1.54%) FTP
4 1 (1.54%) LAN
4 1 (1.54%) SAN
4 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.54%) Wireless
4 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (15.38%) Big Data
3 9 (13.85%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.62%) QlikView
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.08%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (1.54%) MySQL
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.08%) gulp
1 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
1 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.08%) webpack
2 1 (1.54%) AppScan
2 1 (1.54%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.54%) Capybara
2 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.54%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.54%) GDB
2 1 (1.54%) Hudson
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Maven
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
2 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.54%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.92%) French Language
2 11 (16.92%) Italian Language
2 11 (16.92%) Spanish Language
3 7 (10.77%) Finance
4 6 (9.23%) German Language
5 3 (4.62%) Marketing
5 3 (4.62%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Billing
6 1 (1.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Architect
2 12 (18.46%) Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Data Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Hadoop Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Java Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Solr Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Office 365 Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Office 365 Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Development Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Messaging Support
8 3 (4.62%) Report Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) HTML
2 9 (13.85%) .NET
2 9 (13.85%) CSS
2 9 (13.85%) HTML5
3 7 (10.77%) Web Services
4 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.23%) CSS3
4 6 (9.23%) jQuery
4 6 (9.23%) MAPI
4 6 (9.23%) XML
5 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.69%) Node.js
6 4 (6.15%) JSON
6 4 (6.15%) Modernizr
7 2 (3.08%) LESS
7 2 (3.08%) Middleware
7 2 (3.08%) REST
7 2 (3.08%) SAML
7 2 (3.08%) Sass
7 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Mathematics
2 16 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (18.46%) Visualisation
4 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
5 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (9.23%) Virtual Team
7 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
8 3 (4.62%) Smartphone
8 3 (4.62%) Statistics
9 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
9 2 (3.08%) Economics
9 2 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.54%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (1.54%) Fintech
10 1 (1.54%) Neural Network
10 1 (1.54%) Smart Energy
10 1 (1.54%) Smart Home
10 1 (1.54%) Social Media
10 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) Debian
4 1 (1.54%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) Analytics
2 13 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 12 (18.46%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (15.38%) Machine Learning
5 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.85%) Predictive Analytics
5 9 (13.85%) TDD
6 8 (12.31%) Data Governance
6 8 (12.31%) Data Security
6 8 (12.31%) Presales
7 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Identity Management
8 6 (9.23%) Line Management
8 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.23%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (9.23%) Software Delivery
8 6 (9.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) Java
2 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.38%) C++
4 9 (13.85%) C#
5 7 (10.77%) SQL
6 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.23%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.69%) VBScript
8 3 (4.62%) C
8 3 (4.62%) Python
9 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) R
9 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (86.15%) Degree
2 12 (18.46%) PhD
3 3 (4.62%) CISSP
3 3 (4.62%) SANS
4 2 (3.08%) CISA
4 2 (3.08%) CISM
4 2 (3.08%) GCFA
4 2 (3.08%) GCIH
4 2 (3.08%) MBA
5 1 (1.54%) CCNP
5 1 (1.54%) CCSP
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.54%) GIAC
5 1 (1.54%) GPEN
5 1 (1.54%) GWAPT
5 1 (1.54%) GXPN
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) HIPAA
2 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Firmware
2 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (1.54%) Core Impact
1 1 (1.54%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.54%) Nessus
1 1 (1.54%) Nexpose
1 1 (1.54%) Nmap
1 1 (1.54%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) Cognos
3 3 (4.62%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (4.62%) Tableau
4 2 (3.08%) EMC
4 2 (3.08%) F5
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) Cramer
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.54%) Teradata
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