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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 35 54 76
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +22
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 29 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.31% 2.29% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.02% 10.18% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 8
Average daily rate
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£315 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
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
181 226 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.69% 22.49% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 110 95
Average daily rate £361 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.63 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £8.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £22.98 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 46 (88.46%) Degree
2 15 (28.85%) Project Management
3 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 10 (19.23%) Data Management
4 10 (19.23%) SLA
5 9 (17.31%) Workflow
5 9 (17.31%) GIS
6 8 (15.38%) Windows
7 7 (13.46%) SQL
7 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
7 7 (13.46%) 3G
7 7 (13.46%) Finance
7 7 (13.46%) Physics
7 7 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (11.54%) Release Management
8 6 (11.54%) Mathematics
8 6 (11.54%) Publishing
8 6 (11.54%) Games
8 6 (11.54%) C#
8 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 5 (9.62%) Linux
9 5 (9.62%) UNIX
9 5 (9.62%) Java
9 5 (9.62%) .NET
9 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
10 4 (7.69%) Broadband
10 4 (7.69%) VoIP
10 4 (7.69%) Internet

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.92%) DNN
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Simulink
4 1 (1.92%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.92%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) 3G
2 4 (7.69%) Broadband
2 4 (7.69%) VoIP
2 4 (7.69%) Internet
3 3 (5.77%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (5.77%) LTE
4 1 (1.92%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.92%) IPsec
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) WLAN
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Firebird
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) Publishing
3 6 (11.54%) Games
4 4 (7.69%) Billing
4 4 (7.69%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Front Office
6 1 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Architect
3 7 (13.46%) Senior Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) OSS Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Support
6 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Graduate
7 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Incident Manager
7 2 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) HTML
2 4 (7.69%) CSS
2 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.69%) Spring
2 4 (7.69%) HTML5
3 3 (5.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.85%) jQuery
4 2 (3.85%) WCF
5 1 (1.92%) WPF
5 1 (1.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.92%) WebGL
5 1 (1.92%) WinForms
5 1 (1.92%) Flash
5 1 (1.92%) STL
5 1 (1.92%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) XSD
5 1 (1.92%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.92%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) GIS
2 7 (13.46%) Physics
3 6 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.77%) Xbox
5 1 (1.92%) Blog
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
5 1 (1.92%) New Media
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Firmware
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) UNIX
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Project Management
2 10 (19.23%) Data Management
3 9 (17.31%) Workflow
4 7 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (11.54%) Release Management
6 4 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.77%) Game Development
7 3 (5.77%) Wealth Management
7 3 (5.77%) Time Management
7 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.77%) Content Management
7 3 (5.77%) Validation
7 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.85%) OOD
8 2 (3.85%) ITIL
8 2 (3.85%) OO
8 2 (3.85%) Service Management
8 2 (3.85%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) Java
4 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) C
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Lua
6 1 (1.92%) R
6 1 (1.92%) XAML
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 46 (88.46%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) MCSD
2 2 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) MCTS
3 1 (1.92%) PhD
3 1 (1.92%) CCNP
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) OCA
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Alias
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.92%) Facebook
3 1 (1.92%) Twitter
3 1 (1.92%) SolidWorks
3 1 (1.92%) Remedy
3 1 (1.92%) Autodesk
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