The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 28 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.61% 0.91% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.73% 3.89% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate £313 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £500 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
220 180 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.48% 23.32% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 65 107
Average daily rate £350 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £211 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Computer Science
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 51 (92.73%) Degree
2 21 (38.18%) Windows
3 18 (32.73%) Project Management
4 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
5 16 (29.09%) SQL
5 16 (29.09%) Telecoms
6 14 (25.45%) .NET
7 12 (21.82%) IIS
7 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
8 11 (20.00%) ITIL
8 11 (20.00%) C#
8 11 (20.00%) Service Management
8 11 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 11 (20.00%) Physics
9 10 (18.18%) MCSD
9 10 (18.18%) MCSE
9 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (14.55%) OO
10 8 (14.55%) CSS
10 8 (14.55%) XML
10 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
10 8 (14.55%) WCF
11 7 (12.73%) Problem Management
11 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
11 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (12.73%) Blackberry
11 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
11 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (21.82%) IIS
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.09%) Lync
4 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.45%) Node.js
5 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.64%) CMS
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Office 365
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (5.45%) LTE
2 3 (5.45%) 3G
2 3 (5.45%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) NGN
3 1 (1.82%) DSL
3 1 (1.82%) Broadband
3 1 (1.82%) CDMA
3 1 (1.82%) GPRS
3 1 (1.82%) GSM
3 1 (1.82%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Firebird
4 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.45%) MSTest
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
2 3 (5.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (29.09%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.91%) Publishing
2 6 (10.91%) Games
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Incident Manager
3 8 (14.55%) Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Development Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) OSS Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Support
6 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) CSS
2 8 (14.55%) XML
2 8 (14.55%) WCF
3 6 (10.91%) HTML
3 6 (10.91%) jQuery
4 4 (7.27%) XSD
5 3 (5.45%) HTML5
5 3 (5.45%) Smarty
5 3 (5.45%) Backbone.js
5 3 (5.45%) REST
5 3 (5.45%) Symfony
5 3 (5.45%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (5.45%) JSON
5 3 (5.45%) YUI
5 3 (5.45%) Kohana
5 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.45%) SOAP
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Physics
2 7 (12.73%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.45%) Xbox
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) New Media
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (9.09%) UNIX
4 4 (7.27%) Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Project Management
2 11 (20.00%) ITIL
2 11 (20.00%) Service Management
2 11 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (14.55%) OO
4 7 (12.73%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.27%) OOD
5 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.45%) Game Development
6 3 (5.45%) Wealth Management
6 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.45%) Time Management
6 3 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) MVC
6 3 (5.45%) Validation
6 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.64%) OOP
7 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) C++
5 4 (7.27%) C
5 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) Java
7 1 (1.82%) R
7 1 (1.82%) Lua
7 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (92.73%) Degree
2 10 (18.18%) MCSD
2 10 (18.18%) MCSE
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.27%) MCTS
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) OCA
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Remedy
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) Zend
4 3 (5.45%) Alias
4 3 (5.45%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.82%) Huawei
5 1 (1.82%) Netezza
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) Mercator
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica
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