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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 53 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 29 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.20% 2.41% 2.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.24% 8.57% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 11
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £344 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.98% +22.00%
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
258 245 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.45% 28.13% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 122 141
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Median hourly rate £13.00 £25.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.76% +53.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.18 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.84 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

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
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 31 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 31 May 2016, 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 55 (90.16%) Degree
2 25 (40.98%) Linux
3 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
4 19 (31.15%) Windows
5 18 (29.51%) DNS
6 17 (27.87%) Web Services
7 16 (26.23%) MCSE
7 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (22.95%) HTTP
8 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
8 14 (22.95%) PowerShell
9 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (21.31%) Python
9 13 (21.31%) CSS
9 13 (21.31%) C++
9 13 (21.31%) .NET
9 13 (21.31%) Internet
9 13 (21.31%) Mentoring
9 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
10 12 (19.67%) C#
11 11 (18.03%) XML
11 11 (18.03%) MCSD
11 11 (18.03%) VPN
11 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
11 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
12 10 (16.39%) Presales
12 10 (16.39%) High Availability
12 10 (16.39%) Scrum
12 10 (16.39%) Telecoms

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 7 (11.48%) nginx
2 6 (9.84%) Apache
2 6 (9.84%) JBoss
2 6 (9.84%) OpenStack
2 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.84%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.20%) Node.js
4 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.20%) Office 365
4 3 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.92%) HP Helion
5 1 (1.64%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) DNS
2 14 (22.95%) HTTP
3 13 (21.31%) Internet
4 11 (18.03%) VPN
5 9 (14.75%) LDAP
5 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
6 8 (13.11%) DHCP
6 8 (13.11%) IPsec
6 8 (13.11%) IPv6
6 8 (13.11%) Software-Defined Networking
7 7 (11.48%) Firewall
8 6 (9.84%) BGP
8 6 (9.84%) Kerberos
8 6 (9.84%) SMTP
8 6 (9.84%) SSL
9 5 (8.20%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (4.92%) MPLS
10 3 (4.92%) VoIP
10 3 (4.92%) Wireless
11 2 (3.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Big Data
2 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (9.84%) MySQL
3 6 (9.84%) Riak
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.92%) Datazen
5 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Ant
1 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
1 6 (9.84%) Maven
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (16.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.11%) Marketing
3 6 (9.84%) French Language
3 6 (9.84%) German Language
3 6 (9.84%) Spanish Language
4 5 (8.20%) Italian Language
5 4 (6.56%) Billing
5 4 (6.56%) Finance
5 4 (6.56%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (3.28%) Electronics
6 2 (3.28%) Retail
7 1 (1.64%) Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Support Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Escalation Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Big Data Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Cloud Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Linux Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Senior Big Data Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.20%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Linux Support
6 5 (8.20%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) Web Services
2 13 (21.31%) .NET
2 13 (21.31%) CSS
3 11 (18.03%) XML
4 6 (9.84%) LAMP
4 6 (9.84%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (9.84%) MCollective
4 6 (9.84%) RESTful
5 4 (6.56%) ADO.NET
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.92%) ADO
6 3 (4.92%) Django
6 3 (4.92%) Middleware
6 3 (4.92%) OAuth2
6 3 (4.92%) ODBC
6 3 (4.92%) OLE
6 3 (4.92%) OLE DB
6 3 (4.92%) SAML
6 3 (4.92%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.11%) Public Cloud
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.20%) PKI
3 5 (8.20%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.56%) Replication
5 3 (4.92%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.28%) IVR
6 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.64%) Handset
7 1 (1.64%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.64%) New Media
7 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Linux
2 19 (31.15%) Windows
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.48%) Unix
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.84%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.56%) Solaris
7 2 (3.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (21.31%) Mentoring
2 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
2 10 (16.39%) High Availability
2 10 (16.39%) Presales
2 10 (16.39%) Scrum
3 9 (14.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
3 9 (14.75%) Software Testing
4 8 (13.11%) TDD
4 8 (13.11%) Workflow
5 7 (11.48%) Process Improvement
5 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
6 6 (9.84%) Business Continuity
6 6 (9.84%) Document Management
6 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.84%) Information Governance
6 6 (9.84%) Project Management
6 6 (9.84%) Secure Coding
7 5 (8.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) PowerShell
2 13 (21.31%) C++
2 13 (21.31%) Python
3 12 (19.67%) C#
4 10 (16.39%) C
4 10 (16.39%) Java
5 9 (14.75%) VB
5 9 (14.75%) VBScript
6 6 (9.84%) Perl
7 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.20%) SQL
7 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.92%) R
8 3 (4.92%) Scala
8 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (90.16%) Degree
2 16 (26.23%) MCSE
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (18.03%) MCSD
4 8 (13.11%) MCSA
5 5 (8.20%) CISSP
6 2 (3.28%) CEH
6 2 (3.28%) CISM
6 2 (3.28%) ISEB
6 2 (3.28%) OCP
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (3.28%) SANS
7 1 (1.64%) MCAD
7 1 (1.64%) MCPD
7 1 (1.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) qmail
2 6 (9.84%) Squid
3 2 (3.28%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.28%) UAG
4 1 (1.64%) NFS
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Nagios
2 7 (11.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (9.84%) Cacti
3 6 (9.84%) collectd
3 6 (9.84%) Ganglia
3 6 (9.84%) Graphite
3 6 (9.84%) logstash
3 6 (9.84%) Puppet
3 6 (9.84%) ZABBIX
4 4 (6.56%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.28%) Perfmon
5 2 (3.28%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.28%) WSUS
6 1 (1.64%) SCOM
6 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.64%) Simpana
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 8 (13.11%) Splunk
3 8 (13.11%) VMware
4 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.92%) HP
5 3 (4.92%) Remedy
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco
6 2 (3.28%) Dell
6 2 (3.28%) EMC
6 2 (3.28%) F5
6 2 (3.28%) Informatica
6 2 (3.28%) NetApp
6 2 (3.28%) Sybase
6 2 (3.28%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.64%) CommVault
7 1 (1.64%) Facebook
7 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) Twitter