The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 62 90 113
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +23
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 63 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.50% 1.33% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.91% 6.19% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £308 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £479 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
529 517 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.02% 21.54% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 225 259
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 26
Average hourly rate £18.36 £16.86 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.89% -49.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £9.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Computer Science
South East

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 1 August 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
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 1 August 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 +14 28 £315 -3.07% 9
Maidenhead +5 9 £225 -53.12% 2
Bracknell - 3 £275 - 3
Slough +1 1 £375 +25.00% 3
Windsor - - - -
Newbury - - - - 3
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 87 (91.58%) Degree
2 33 (34.74%) Telecoms
3 27 (28.42%) Project Management
4 18 (18.95%) Billing
5 17 (17.89%) JavaScript
6 16 (16.84%) UNIX
7 15 (15.79%) HTML
8 14 (14.74%) SQL
9 12 (12.63%) CSS
9 12 (12.63%) 3G
9 12 (12.63%) Migration
9 12 (12.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (12.63%) HTML5
10 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
10 11 (11.58%) C#
10 11 (11.58%) .NET
10 11 (11.58%) Windows
10 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
11 10 (10.53%) SLA
11 10 (10.53%) Photoshop
11 10 (10.53%) Data Management
11 10 (10.53%) Physics
11 10 (10.53%) jQuery
11 10 (10.53%) Data Migration
12 9 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (9.47%) General Ledger
12 9 (9.47%) CSG Singleview
12 9 (9.47%) Internet
12 9 (9.47%) GIS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (8.42%) IIS
2 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.16%) CMS
5 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.05%) DNN
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.16%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.11%) MS Office
5 1 (1.05%) Simulink
5 1 (1.05%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (9.47%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) 3G
2 9 (9.47%) Internet
2 9 (9.47%) Broadband
3 4 (4.21%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (3.16%) LTE
4 3 (3.16%) VoIP
5 2 (2.11%) SAN
5 2 (2.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.16%) Firebird
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
6 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.11%) Selenium
3 1 (1.05%) Robotium
3 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.05%) JBehave
3 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.05%) Maven
3 1 (1.05%) JMeter
3 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.05%) Ant
3 1 (1.05%) JUnit
3 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (34.74%) Telecoms
2 18 (18.95%) Billing
3 9 (9.47%) General Ledger
3 9 (9.47%) Finance
4 6 (6.32%) Games
4 6 (6.32%) Publishing
5 4 (4.21%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Front Office
7 1 (1.05%) Retail
7 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Developer
2 15 (15.79%) Architect
3 12 (12.63%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (12.63%) Senior Architect
4 11 (11.58%) Support Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Analyst
6 9 (9.47%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.42%) Web Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Front-End Web Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Designer
9 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Support Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) OSS Architect
11 3 (3.16%) Systems Support Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Incident Manager
11 3 (3.16%) Junior
11 3 (3.16%) Coordinator
11 3 (3.16%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.79%) HTML
2 12 (12.63%) CSS
2 12 (12.63%) HTML5
3 11 (11.58%) .NET
4 10 (10.53%) jQuery
5 8 (8.42%) CSS3
6 7 (7.37%) WCF
6 7 (7.37%) Hibernate
7 5 (5.26%) Spring
7 5 (5.26%) XML
8 4 (4.21%) XSD
8 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.16%) Web Services
10 2 (2.11%) SOAP
10 2 (2.11%) J2EE
10 2 (2.11%) Middleware
10 2 (2.11%) WPF
11 1 (1.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (1.05%) WebGL
11 1 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Physics
2 9 (9.47%) GIS
3 8 (8.42%) iPad
4 7 (7.37%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.16%) Xbox
6 1 (1.05%) iSeries
6 1 (1.05%) New Media
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) Blog
6 1 (1.05%) Statistics
6 1 (1.05%) Economics
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) UNIX
2 11 (11.58%) Windows
3 9 (9.47%) Linux
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.05%) HPUX
6 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) Project Management
2 12 (12.63%) Migration
2 12 (12.63%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.53%) Data Management
4 10 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 9 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (9.47%) Workflow
6 8 (8.42%) Web Design
6 8 (8.42%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (7.37%) ITIL
8 6 (6.32%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (6.32%) Release Management
9 5 (5.26%) Service Management
10 4 (4.21%) OO
10 4 (4.21%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (4.21%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.16%) Wealth Management
11 3 (3.16%) Time Management
11 3 (3.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.74%) SQL
3 11 (11.58%) C#
4 9 (9.47%) Java
5 6 (6.32%) C++
6 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.26%) C
7 3 (3.16%) Python
7 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.11%) Perl
8 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.11%) VBScript
9 1 (1.05%) Groovy
9 1 (1.05%) R
9 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) Lua
9 1 (1.05%) XPath
9 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 87 (91.58%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) MCSE
2 5 (5.26%) MCSD
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.21%) MCTS
4 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.05%) PhD
5 1 (1.05%) OCA
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.05%) CCNA
5 1 (1.05%) ISEB
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) SLA
2 6 (6.32%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.11%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Oracle
3 3 (3.16%) Bloomberg
3 3 (3.16%) Alias
4 1 (1.05%) Facebook
4 1 (1.05%) Twitter
4 1 (1.05%) Remedy
4 1 (1.05%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.05%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.05%) Sybase
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.05%) IBM
4 1 (1.05%) HP
Berkshire
Conspicuous
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago