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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 72 96 116
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +20
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 55 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.19% 1.35% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.30% 6.17% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 11
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£345 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £305 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £479 £375
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
534 535 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.26% 21.87% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 219 249
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 27
Average hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -33.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £9.39 £14.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +21 26 £315 -3.07% 15
Maidenhead +5 9 £225 -53.12% 3
Bracknell - 2 £348 - 4
Slough +1 1 £375 +76.47% 4
Windsor - - - -
Newbury - - - - 5
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 79 (90.80%) Degree
2 31 (35.63%) Telecoms
3 25 (28.74%) Project Management
4 16 (18.39%) UNIX
4 16 (18.39%) Billing
5 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 14 (16.09%) SQL
7 13 (14.94%) HTML
8 12 (13.79%) Migration
9 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
9 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
9 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (11.49%) Physics
10 10 (11.49%) jQuery
10 10 (11.49%) Data Migration
10 10 (11.49%) HTML5
10 10 (11.49%) Photoshop
10 10 (11.49%) CSS
10 10 (11.49%) C#
10 10 (11.49%) .NET
10 10 (11.49%) 3G
11 9 (10.34%) CSG Singleview
11 9 (10.34%) Finance
11 9 (10.34%) SLA
11 9 (10.34%) Windows
11 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (10.34%) Data Management
11 9 (10.34%) General Ledger
12 8 (9.20%) Web Design

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (9.20%) IIS
2 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.45%) CMS
5 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.15%) DNN
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Photoshop
2 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.30%) MS Office
5 1 (1.15%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.15%) Simulink
5 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) 3G
2 7 (8.05%) Broadband
2 7 (8.05%) Internet
3 3 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (3.45%) VoIP
3 3 (3.45%) LTE
4 1 (1.15%) NAS
4 1 (1.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.45%) Firebird
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.30%) Selenium
2 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.15%) JBehave
3 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.15%) Robotium
3 1 (1.15%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.15%) JMeter
3 1 (1.15%) Maven
3 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.15%) Ant
3 1 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 31 (35.63%) Telecoms
2 16 (18.39%) Billing
3 9 (10.34%) General Ledger
3 9 (10.34%) Finance
4 6 (6.90%) Publishing
4 6 (6.90%) Games
5 4 (4.60%) Marketing
6 2 (2.30%) Front Office
7 1 (1.15%) Back Office
7 1 (1.15%) Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Developer
2 11 (12.64%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) Analyst
3 10 (11.49%) Architect
3 10 (11.49%) Senior Architect
4 8 (9.20%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Front-End Web Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Designer
6 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Incident Manager
8 3 (3.45%) OSS Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Junior
8 3 (3.45%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) HTML
2 10 (11.49%) .NET
2 10 (11.49%) CSS
2 10 (11.49%) jQuery
2 10 (11.49%) HTML5
3 8 (9.20%) CSS3
4 7 (8.05%) Hibernate
4 7 (8.05%) WCF
5 5 (5.75%) XML
5 5 (5.75%) Spring
6 4 (4.60%) XSD
6 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.30%) Web Services
7 2 (2.30%) SOAP
7 2 (2.30%) J2EE
7 2 (2.30%) WPF
8 1 (1.15%) WinForms
8 1 (1.15%) WebGL
8 1 (1.15%) REST
8 1 (1.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Physics
2 8 (9.20%) GIS
2 8 (9.20%) iPad
2 8 (9.20%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.45%) Xbox
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Economics
4 1 (1.15%) Statistics
4 1 (1.15%) Blog
4 1 (1.15%) Social Media
4 1 (1.15%) Firmware
4 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.15%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) UNIX
2 9 (10.34%) Windows
3 8 (9.20%) Linux
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) HPUX
6 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Project Management
2 12 (13.79%) Migration
3 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.49%) Data Migration
5 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (10.34%) Data Management
5 9 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (9.20%) Web Design
6 8 (9.20%) Workflow
6 8 (9.20%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (8.05%) ITIL
8 6 (6.90%) Release Management
8 6 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (5.75%) Service Management
10 4 (4.60%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.45%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.45%) eTOM
11 3 (3.45%) Wealth Management
11 3 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 14 (16.09%) SQL
3 10 (11.49%) C#
4 8 (9.20%) Java
5 6 (6.90%) C++
6 5 (5.75%) C
6 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.30%) VBScript
8 2 (2.30%) Perl
8 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.30%) Python
9 1 (1.15%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.15%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.15%) XAML
9 1 (1.15%) Ruby
9 1 (1.15%) XPath
9 1 (1.15%) Lua
Qualifications
1 79 (90.80%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) MCSD
2 5 (5.75%) MCSE
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.60%) MCTS
4 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.15%) OCA
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PhD
5 1 (1.15%) CCNA
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) SLA
2 6 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.30%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) Alias
3 3 (3.45%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.15%) Remedy
4 1 (1.15%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.15%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.15%) Minitab
4 1 (1.15%) Facebook
4 1 (1.15%) Twitter
4 1 (1.15%) Sybase
4 1 (1.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.15%) HP
4 1 (1.15%) Hitachi
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