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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 62 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 1.69% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.21% 6.30% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£625 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
Computer Science
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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
211 270 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.57% 26.87% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 127 68
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £231 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.10 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.58 £34.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) SAP
3 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) Legal
5 4 (18.18%) Retail
5 4 (18.18%) Billing
5 4 (18.18%) Marketing
6 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
6 3 (13.64%) jQuery
6 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) HTML5
6 3 (13.64%) SaaS
6 3 (13.64%) 3G
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.64%) OO

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
1 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) 3G
3 2 (9.09%) Broadband
4 1 (4.55%) GSM
4 1 (4.55%) UMTS
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) CDMA2000
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) WiMAX
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) HSPA
4 1 (4.55%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Firebug
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 4 (18.18%) Legal
3 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Billing
3 4 (18.18%) Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.55%) Publishing
5 1 (4.55%) Banking
5 1 (4.55%) French Language
5 1 (4.55%) German Language
5 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
5 1 (4.55%) Japanese Language
5 1 (4.55%) Korean Language
5 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Business Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
4 3 (13.64%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Domain Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SAP PM Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) jQuery
2 3 (13.64%) HTML5
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
2 1 (4.55%) W3C
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) MCP
4 2 (9.09%) MCSD
4 2 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) GIAC
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) SAP
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) ESRI
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Huawei
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.55%) Ektron
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