The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell 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 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.30% - 2.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.78% - 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£412 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.59% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
Computer Science
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
90 125 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 29.51% 35.92% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 62 23
Average daily rate £300 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £314 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 2
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +34.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Bracknell region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Bracknell region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Python
5 5 (41.67%) Middleware
6 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 4 (33.33%) OO
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Hitachi
6 4 (33.33%) C++
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) Perl
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Ruby
6 4 (33.33%) Ajax
6 4 (33.33%) Web Development
6 4 (33.33%) JSON
6 4 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) NAS
6 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (33.33%) User Experience
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Commerce Server
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
8 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 3 (25.00%) Commerce Server
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
1 4 (33.33%) NAS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Middleware
3 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Hitachi
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) HP