The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 30 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.91% 2.22% 2.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.90% 8.43% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 7
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £468 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £31.22 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+24.11% -12.67%
Computer Science
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
303 261 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.39% 26.28% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 131 149
Average daily rate £425 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.33% +120.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 58 (96.67%) Degree
2 27 (45.00%) Linux
3 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
4 17 (28.33%) DNS
4 17 (28.33%) Windows
5 16 (26.67%) Web Services
6 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
7 14 (23.33%) HTTP
8 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (21.67%) Python
8 13 (21.67%) MCSE
8 13 (21.67%) CSS
8 13 (21.67%) C++
8 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
9 12 (20.00%) C#
9 12 (20.00%) Oracle
9 12 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 12 (20.00%) Presales
10 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
10 11 (18.33%) .NET
10 11 (18.33%) C
10 11 (18.33%) Java
10 11 (18.33%) MCSD
11 10 (16.67%) Internet
11 10 (16.67%) Marketing
11 10 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 10 (16.67%) Scrum
11 10 (16.67%) Big Data

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (11.67%) nginx
2 6 (10.00%) Apache
2 6 (10.00%) JBoss
2 6 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.33%) Node.js
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.33%) Office 365
4 3 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.00%) HP Helion
5 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) DNS
2 14 (23.33%) HTTP
3 10 (16.67%) Internet
4 9 (15.00%) LDAP
4 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (13.33%) DHCP
5 8 (13.33%) IPsec
5 8 (13.33%) IPv6
5 8 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking
5 8 (13.33%) VPN
6 6 (10.00%) BGP
6 6 (10.00%) Kerberos
6 6 (10.00%) SMTP
6 6 (10.00%) SSL
7 5 (8.33%) Firewall
7 5 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (5.00%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (5.00%) GPRS
8 3 (5.00%) SS7
8 3 (5.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Big Data
2 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 7 (11.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (11.67%) Riak
4 6 (10.00%) MySQL
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.00%) Datazen
6 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.67%) Redis
8 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Ant
1 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (11.67%) Maven
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) NuGet
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (16.67%) Marketing
1 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) French Language
2 5 (8.33%) German Language
2 5 (8.33%) Italian Language
2 5 (8.33%) Spanish Language
3 4 (6.67%) Billing
4 3 (5.00%) Electronics
4 3 (5.00%) Finance
4 3 (5.00%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Consultant
4 7 (11.67%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Cloud Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Linux Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Big Data Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Technical Support
5 6 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Linux Support
6 5 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) Web Services
2 13 (21.67%) CSS
3 11 (18.33%) .NET
4 9 (15.00%) XML
5 7 (11.67%) RESTful
6 6 (10.00%) LAMP
6 6 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (10.00%) MCollective
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.00%) Autofac
8 3 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (5.00%) Django
8 3 (5.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.00%) Middleware
8 3 (5.00%) OAuth2
8 3 (5.00%) REST
8 3 (5.00%) SAML
8 3 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (5.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 8 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.33%) PKI
3 5 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.67%) Replication
5 3 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.67%) New Media
7 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Linux
2 17 (28.33%) Windows
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.00%) Unix
5 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (8.33%) Solaris
7 2 (3.33%) AIX
8 1 (1.67%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 12 (20.00%) Presales
3 10 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (16.67%) Scrum
4 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (15.00%) High Availability
4 9 (15.00%) TDD
5 8 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 8 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Workflow
6 7 (11.67%) Business Continuity
6 7 (11.67%) Document Management
6 7 (11.67%) Information Governance
6 7 (11.67%) Process Improvement
6 7 (11.67%) Secure Coding
7 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) C++
1 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
1 13 (21.67%) Python
2 12 (20.00%) C#
3 11 (18.33%) C
3 11 (18.33%) Java
4 8 (13.33%) VB
4 8 (13.33%) VBScript
5 6 (10.00%) Perl
6 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.33%) SQL
6 5 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.00%) R
7 3 (5.00%) Scala
7 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (96.67%) Degree
2 13 (21.67%) MCSE
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (18.33%) MCSD
4 8 (13.33%) MCSA
5 4 (6.67%) ISEB
6 3 (5.00%) CISSP
7 2 (3.33%) OCP
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) HND
8 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.00%) qmail
2 6 (10.00%) Squid
3 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.33%) UAG
5 1 (1.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Nagios
2 7 (11.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (10.00%) Cacti
3 6 (10.00%) collectd
3 6 (10.00%) Ganglia
3 6 (10.00%) Graphite
3 6 (10.00%) logstash
3 6 (10.00%) Puppet
3 6 (10.00%) ZABBIX
4 4 (6.67%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.33%) WSUS
6 1 (1.67%) Simpana
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle
3 8 (13.33%) Splunk
4 7 (11.67%) VMware
5 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.00%) EMC
6 3 (5.00%) HP
6 3 (5.00%) Remedy
6 3 (5.00%) Sybase
7 2 (3.33%) BT
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco
7 2 (3.33%) Dell
7 2 (3.33%) F5
7 2 (3.33%) Huawei
7 2 (3.33%) Informatica
7 2 (3.33%) NetApp
7 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.67%) Facebook
8 1 (1.67%) NetScout
8 1 (1.67%) Perforce
Reading, Berkshire
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