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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 60 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 3.01% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.28% 9.82% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 2
Median daily rate £210 £400 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% -28.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +56.84%

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
219 285 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.93% 30.61% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 160 127
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.00 £16.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% +0.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.39 £63.00 £20.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 24 January 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 Reading region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 20 (90.91%) Degree
2 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) Office 365
4 8 (36.36%) Presales
5 7 (31.82%) Italian Language
5 7 (31.82%) Spanish Language
5 7 (31.82%) French Language
6 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
6 6 (27.27%) Identity Management
6 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 6 (27.27%) C++
6 6 (27.27%) Skype
6 6 (27.27%) Virtual Team
7 5 (22.73%) C#
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 4 (18.18%) HTML5
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) Internet
8 4 (18.18%) MAPI
8 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
9 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
9 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 3 (13.64%) CSS
9 3 (13.64%) SLA
9 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Skype
2 4 (18.18%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) DVB
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) gulp
1 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
1 2 (9.09%) webpack
2 1 (4.55%) Capybara
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.55%) TestLink
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (31.82%) French Language
1 7 (31.82%) Italian Language
1 7 (31.82%) Spanish Language
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) German Language
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365 Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Office 365 Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) HTML5
2 4 (18.18%) MAPI
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) Browserify
4 2 (9.09%) LESS
4 2 (9.09%) Sass
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) DCOM
5 1 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (4.55%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (4.55%) WCF
5 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Virtual Team
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Digital TV
4 1 (4.55%) Economics
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) MPEG
4 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Presales
2 6 (27.27%) Identity Management
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
4 3 (13.64%) Memory Management
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Business Development
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.55%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C++
2 5 (22.73%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.64%) VBScript
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) GIAC
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MBA
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
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