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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 75 50 96
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +46
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 53 93 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.00% 3.55% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.06% 11.82% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 60 6
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£330 £388 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +51.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £36.88
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -43.05%
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
751 787 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.39% 30.06% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 404 211
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 37 46
Average hourly rate £27.83 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.32% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Slough +1 13 £375 +29.31% 2
Reading -36 12 £313 -26.47% 7
Bracknell +2 6 £330 - 7
Newbury - 6 £175 - 4
Maidenhead - 5 £293 - 1
Hungerford - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 116 (93.55%) Degree
2 46 (37.10%) Project Management
3 34 (27.42%) Telecoms
4 31 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 29 (23.39%) HTML
5 29 (23.39%) Internet
6 28 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (21.77%) 3G
8 26 (20.97%) Broadband
9 25 (20.16%) Billing
10 23 (18.55%) SQL
11 22 (17.74%) OO
11 22 (17.74%) Finance
12 20 (16.13%) Hibernate
13 19 (15.32%) Java
14 18 (14.52%) User Experience
15 17 (13.71%) TOGAF
15 17 (13.71%) QA
15 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (12.90%) .NET
16 16 (12.90%) Windows
16 16 (12.90%) Linux
17 15 (12.10%) MVC
17 15 (12.10%) HTML5
18 14 (11.29%) C#
18 14 (11.29%) CSS
18 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
19 13 (10.48%) Python
19 13 (10.48%) Management Information System
19 13 (10.48%) Mobile App

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (8.06%) IIS
2 6 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.42%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (0.81%) JBoss
5 1 (0.81%) DNN
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.87%) MS Visio
2 11 (8.87%) MS Office
3 8 (6.45%) Photoshop
4 6 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.81%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) SaaS
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.39%) Internet
2 27 (21.77%) 3G
3 26 (20.97%) Broadband
4 12 (9.68%) SAN
5 10 (8.06%) NAS
6 7 (5.65%) Firewall
7 4 (3.23%) 4G
8 3 (2.42%) LTE
8 3 (2.42%) VoLTE
8 3 (2.42%) SMS
9 2 (1.61%) Wireless
9 2 (1.61%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (1.61%) Network Security
10 1 (0.81%) HSPA
10 1 (0.81%) GSM
10 1 (0.81%) LAN
10 1 (0.81%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.81%) IPsec
10 1 (0.81%) WiMAX
10 1 (0.81%) CDMA2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) SQLite
4 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) Ant
2 1 (0.81%) JUnit
2 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
2 1 (0.81%) Maven
2 1 (0.81%) Firebug
General
1 34 (27.42%) Telecoms
2 25 (20.16%) Billing
3 22 (17.74%) Finance
4 10 (8.06%) Marketing
5 8 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.42%) Retail
6 3 (2.42%) Legal
7 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (32.26%) Architect
2 35 (28.23%) Solutions Architect
3 28 (22.58%) Developer
4 12 (9.68%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 12 (9.68%) Senior Architect
5 9 (7.26%) Web Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Front-End Web Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Applications Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) .NET Applications Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Technical Writer
9 5 (4.03%) Junior
9 5 (4.03%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Security Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Information Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.39%) HTML
2 20 (16.13%) Hibernate
3 16 (12.90%) .NET
4 15 (12.10%) HTML5
5 14 (11.29%) CSS
6 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET
6 12 (9.68%) Middleware
7 11 (8.87%) J2EE
7 11 (8.87%) WPF
7 11 (8.87%) jQuery
8 10 (8.06%) WCF
9 9 (7.26%) CSS3
10 8 (6.45%) JSON
11 7 (5.65%) REST
12 6 (4.84%) Ajax
12 6 (4.84%) SOAP
12 6 (4.84%) Web Services
12 6 (4.84%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (3.23%) Spring
14 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.52%) User Experience
2 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.48%) Mobile App
3 13 (10.48%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.45%) iPad
5 6 (4.84%) iSeries
6 5 (4.03%) GIS
6 5 (4.03%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.03%) Physics
7 4 (3.23%) Informatics
8 2 (1.61%) Replication
8 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.81%) Social Media
9 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.81%) Photography
9 1 (0.81%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.90%) Windows
1 16 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.10%) Project Management
2 28 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.74%) OO
4 17 (13.71%) TOGAF
5 15 (12.10%) MVC
6 12 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
6 12 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (9.68%) Enterprise Modelling
6 12 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.45%) Web Design
9 7 (5.65%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.65%) Web Development
9 7 (5.65%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.84%) Use Case
10 6 (4.84%) Change Control
10 6 (4.84%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.84%) Information Security
10 6 (4.84%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (18.55%) SQL
3 19 (15.32%) Java
4 14 (11.29%) C#
5 13 (10.48%) Python
6 11 (8.87%) VB.NET
7 8 (6.45%) Ruby
7 8 (6.45%) Perl
8 7 (5.65%) C++
8 7 (5.65%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.65%) VBScript
9 6 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.84%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.81%) XAML
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) PHP
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (93.55%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) CISSP
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.81%) GIAC
4 1 (0.81%) GSEC
4 1 (0.81%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.71%) QA
2 8 (6.45%) SLA
3 4 (3.23%) COBIT
4 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.87%) Oracle
2 7 (5.65%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.84%) Hitachi
3 6 (4.84%) IBM
4 4 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) HP
5 1 (0.81%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.81%) ESRI
5 1 (0.81%) SolidWorks
5 1 (0.81%) Google
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.81%) Ektron
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Car
Posted: 20 days ago