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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 84 98 106
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 41 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 1.18% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.55% 4.28% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 9
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£400 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £356 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +3.03%
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
739 795 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.62% 27.59% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 378 211
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 34
Average hourly rate £17.22 £16.72 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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 +1 21 £400 +41.59% 25
Bracknell - 7 £412 - 2
Slough -2 4 - - 5
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Newbury - - - - 2
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 71 (80.68%) Degree
2 33 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 23 (26.14%) Project Management
4 18 (20.45%) Management Information System
4 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
5 16 (18.18%) HTML
6 15 (17.05%) Finance
7 14 (15.91%) Java
7 14 (15.91%) Windows
7 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
8 13 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (13.64%) Service Delivery
9 12 (13.64%) OO
10 11 (12.50%) CRM
10 11 (12.50%) Linux
10 11 (12.50%) ITIL
10 11 (12.50%) MS Office
10 11 (12.50%) SAP
10 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (11.36%) REST
11 10 (11.36%) 3G
12 9 (10.23%) SQL
12 9 (10.23%) E-Commerce
12 9 (10.23%) HTML5
13 8 (9.09%) MS Visio
13 8 (9.09%) SOAP
13 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (7.95%) Business Transformation
14 7 (7.95%) Analytics
14 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (5.68%) Lync
2 4 (4.55%) IIS
3 3 (3.41%) Commerce Server
4 2 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.50%) MS Office
3 8 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 6 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.14%) RoboHelp
5 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) 3G
2 6 (6.82%) Internet
2 6 (6.82%) LTE
2 6 (6.82%) 4G
3 5 (5.68%) SAN
4 4 (4.55%) IPsec
4 4 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (4.55%) Broadband
4 4 (4.55%) 3GPP
4 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.41%) Firewall
5 3 (3.41%) NAS
6 2 (2.27%) WiMAX
6 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.27%) Wireless
7 1 (1.14%) IPv4
7 1 (1.14%) IPv6
7 1 (1.14%) UMTS
7 1 (1.14%) Network Security
7 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.14%) SQLite
2 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.14%) Subversion
2 1 (1.14%) Firebug
General
1 33 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 15 (17.05%) Finance
3 7 (7.95%) Electronics
4 6 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.82%) Spanish Language
4 6 (6.82%) Retail
4 6 (6.82%) Billing
5 4 (4.55%) Marketing
5 4 (4.55%) Legal
6 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.41%) Banking
7 2 (2.27%) Publishing
8 1 (1.14%) Games
8 1 (1.14%) French Language
8 1 (1.14%) German Language
8 1 (1.14%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.14%) Japanese Language
8 1 (1.14%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Architect
2 16 (18.18%) Developer
3 9 (10.23%) Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Technical Writer
5 6 (6.82%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Lead Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Junior
6 5 (5.68%) Systems Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Technical Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Business Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Consultant
8 3 (3.41%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.41%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) HTML
2 10 (11.36%) REST
3 9 (10.23%) HTML5
4 8 (9.09%) SOAP
5 6 (6.82%) Hibernate
5 6 (6.82%) CSS
5 6 (6.82%) JSON
6 4 (4.55%) Middleware
6 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.55%) .NET
7 3 (3.41%) J2EE
7 3 (3.41%) Ajax
7 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.41%) jQuery
7 3 (3.41%) WCF
7 3 (3.41%) WPF
7 3 (3.41%) Sass
8 2 (2.27%) LESS
8 2 (2.27%) Laravel
8 2 (2.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) User Experience
4 4 (4.55%) PKI
5 2 (2.27%) Replication
5 2 (2.27%) Informatics
6 1 (1.14%) Physics
6 1 (1.14%) Social Media
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.14%) W3C
6 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.14%) GIS
6 1 (1.14%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Windows
2 11 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (5.68%) UNIX
4 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Android
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) Project Management
2 13 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (13.64%) OO
3 12 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 11 (12.50%) CRM
4 11 (12.50%) ITIL
4 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.23%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.95%) ERP
6 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
6 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.95%) Service Management
6 7 (7.95%) Process Management
6 7 (7.95%) Requirements Management
6 7 (7.95%) Business Transformation
6 7 (7.95%) Analytics
7 6 (6.82%) ITIL V3
7 6 (6.82%) Use Case
7 6 (6.82%) Workflow
7 6 (6.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
2 14 (15.91%) Java
3 9 (10.23%) SQL
4 5 (5.68%) Python
4 5 (5.68%) C++
5 4 (4.55%) C#
5 4 (4.55%) Perl
5 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.41%) Ruby
6 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.27%) PHP
7 2 (2.27%) C
8 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.14%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 71 (80.68%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) PMP
2 6 (6.82%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.55%) MCP
3 4 (4.55%) MCSD
3 4 (4.55%) MCSE
4 3 (3.41%) CCIE
4 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.14%) GSEC
5 1 (1.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) SAP
2 5 (5.68%) Callidus
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.41%) Adobe
4 3 (3.41%) HP
4 3 (3.41%) Genesys
4 3 (3.41%) Hitachi
5 2 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (1.14%) Huawei
6 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.14%) Ektron
6 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.14%) Remedy
6 1 (1.14%) ESRI
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
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