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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 89 67 95
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 15 56 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 2.20% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.65% 8.25% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 41 21
Median daily rate £369 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £338 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +74.27%

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
567 679 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.54% 26.67% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 372 334
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 35
Median hourly rate £22.98 £29.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

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
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 24 February 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 +1 8 - - 5
Reading -13 4 £369 -13.23% 15
Maidenhead - 3 - - 1
Newbury -2 1 - - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 50 (89.29%) Degree
2 16 (28.57%) Java
3 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 12 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 12 (21.43%) Analytics
6 11 (19.64%) Visualisation
6 11 (19.64%) PhD
6 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (17.86%) Internet
7 10 (17.86%) Data Modelling
7 10 (17.86%) HTML
8 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
8 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (16.07%) HTML5
8 9 (16.07%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 8 (14.29%) CSS
9 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 8 (14.29%) TDD
9 8 (14.29%) Line Management
10 7 (12.50%) Presales
10 7 (12.50%) Oracle
10 7 (12.50%) Italian Language
10 7 (12.50%) Spanish Language
10 7 (12.50%) French Language
10 7 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
10 7 (12.50%) Machine Learning

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 6 (10.71%) Apache Solr
1 6 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 2 (3.57%) Jetty
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.79%) SAS
5 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
1 6 (10.71%) PaaS
1 6 (10.71%) SaaS
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) Internet
2 5 (8.93%) Skype
3 4 (7.14%) LDAP
4 2 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (3.57%) HTTP
4 2 (3.57%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.57%) Network Security
4 2 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) 3G
5 1 (1.79%) Broadband
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) DVB
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) Telnet
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
5 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.50%) Big Data
2 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
3 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.36%) QlikView
5 2 (3.57%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.79%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) gulp
2 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) webpack
3 1 (1.79%) AppScan
3 1 (1.79%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.79%) Capybara
3 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.79%) GDB
3 1 (1.79%) Hudson
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.79%) TestLink
3 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.79%) WinDbg
General
1 14 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.50%) French Language
2 7 (12.50%) Italian Language
2 7 (12.50%) Spanish Language
3 6 (10.71%) Finance
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) German Language
6 1 (1.79%) Billing
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Architect
2 11 (19.64%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Data Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Hadoop Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Java Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Solr Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Office 365 Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.14%) Office 365 Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Report Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Cognos Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Telecoms Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) HTML
2 9 (16.07%) HTML5
3 8 (14.29%) CSS
4 6 (10.71%) CSS3
4 6 (10.71%) jQuery
4 6 (10.71%) JSON
5 4 (7.14%) .NET
5 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.14%) Modernizr
5 4 (7.14%) XML
6 3 (5.36%) REST
7 2 (3.57%) Browserify
7 2 (3.57%) LESS
7 2 (3.57%) Middleware
7 2 (3.57%) SAML
7 2 (3.57%) Sass
7 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.57%) Web Services
8 1 (1.79%) NumPy
8 1 (1.79%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.93%) Virtual Team
4 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.36%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.36%) User Experience
6 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.79%) Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) IVR
7 1 (1.79%) MPEG
7 1 (1.79%) Replication
7 1 (1.79%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.79%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.79%) Social Media
7 1 (1.79%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (1.79%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Analytics
2 12 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (19.64%) Visualisation
4 10 (17.86%) Data Modelling
5 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.07%) Data Visualisation
6 8 (14.29%) Line Management
6 8 (14.29%) TDD
7 7 (12.50%) Machine Learning
7 7 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
7 7 (12.50%) Presales
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.71%) Data Governance
8 6 (10.71%) Data Security
8 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (10.71%) Software Delivery
8 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.71%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) C
5 3 (5.36%) C++
5 3 (5.36%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (89.29%) Degree
2 11 (19.64%) PhD
3 4 (7.14%) CISA
4 3 (5.36%) CISSP
4 3 (5.36%) SANS
5 2 (3.57%) CISM
5 2 (3.57%) GCFA
5 2 (3.57%) GCIH
5 2 (3.57%) MBA
6 1 (1.79%) CCNP
6 1 (1.79%) CCSP
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.79%) GIAC
6 1 (1.79%) GPEN
6 1 (1.79%) GWAPT
6 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.79%) MCSE
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) OSCE
6 1 (1.79%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.36%) HIPAA
2 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) Firmware
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Core Impact
1 1 (1.79%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.79%) Nessus
1 1 (1.79%) Nexpose
1 1 (1.79%) Nmap
1 1 (1.79%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Cognos
3 3 (5.36%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (5.36%) Tableau
4 2 (3.57%) EMC
4 2 (3.57%) F5
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Teradata