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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 52 77
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 28 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.16% 1.62% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.82% 7.25% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £460 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
177 207 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.00% 22.35% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 89 97
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £206 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.88 £13.50 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% -8.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £8.00 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.85 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
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
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 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 49 (90.74%) Degree
2 15 (27.78%) Project Management
3 13 (24.07%) Telecoms
4 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
5 10 (18.52%) SQL
5 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
5 10 (18.52%) Data Management
6 9 (16.67%) GIS
6 9 (16.67%) Workflow
6 9 (16.67%) .NET
6 9 (16.67%) C#
6 9 (16.67%) Windows
6 9 (16.67%) SLA
7 8 (14.81%) Physics
8 7 (12.96%) Finance
8 7 (12.96%) 3G
8 7 (12.96%) IIS
8 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
8 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 6 (11.11%) Publishing
9 6 (11.11%) Games
9 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
9 6 (11.11%) WCF
9 6 (11.11%) Release Management
10 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (9.26%) UNIX
10 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (9.26%) C++

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (12.96%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.56%) CMS
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) DNN
6 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.70%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.70%) MS Office
4 1 (1.85%) Simulink
4 1 (1.85%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Tridion
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) 3G
2 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 4 (7.41%) Broadband
3 3 (5.56%) VoIP
3 3 (5.56%) LTE
3 3 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.56%) Firebird
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (24.07%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 6 (11.11%) Publishing
3 6 (11.11%) Games
4 4 (7.41%) Billing
4 4 (7.41%) Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Front Office
6 1 (1.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Senior Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Incident Manager
6 3 (5.56%) OSS Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Support
6 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.70%) IT Support
7 2 (3.70%) Graduate
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) WCF
3 4 (7.41%) XML
3 4 (7.41%) XSD
3 4 (7.41%) Spring
3 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.56%) HTML
4 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.56%) CSS
4 3 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (3.70%) Web Services
5 2 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (1.85%) WinForms
6 1 (1.85%) WPF
6 1 (1.85%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.85%) DirectX
6 1 (1.85%) STL
6 1 (1.85%) Flash
6 1 (1.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.85%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) GIS
2 8 (14.81%) Physics
3 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.56%) Xbox
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Statistics
5 1 (1.85%) Blog
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Firmware
5 1 (1.85%) Social Media
5 1 (1.85%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) UNIX
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Project Management
2 10 (18.52%) Data Management
3 9 (16.67%) Workflow
4 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (11.11%) Release Management
6 4 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Content Management
7 3 (5.56%) Validation
7 3 (5.56%) Service Management
7 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.56%) Wealth Management
7 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL
7 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.56%) Time Management
7 3 (5.56%) Game Development
8 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) C#
3 5 (9.26%) C++
3 5 (9.26%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.26%) C
4 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) XAML
5 1 (1.85%) Lua
5 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (90.74%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) MCSE
2 5 (9.26%) MCSD
3 4 (7.41%) MCTS
4 1 (1.85%) PhD
4 1 (1.85%) OCA
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Alias
2 3 (5.56%) Bloomberg
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) SolidWorks
3 1 (1.85%) Remedy
3 1 (1.85%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.85%) Facebook
3 1 (1.85%) Twitter
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