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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 22 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.21% 2.50% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.73% 9.03% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
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£400 £313 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £35.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.28% +25.43%
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
252 288 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.33% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 138 81
Average daily rate £400 £350 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 26 (92.86%) Degree
2 11 (39.29%) SAP
3 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
3 9 (32.14%) HTML
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.00%) Linux
5 7 (25.00%) ERP
5 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (25.00%) Project Management
5 7 (25.00%) HTML5
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) REST
5 7 (25.00%) Analytics
6 6 (21.43%) Workflow
6 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
6 6 (21.43%) Spanish Language
6 6 (21.43%) Service Management
6 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 6 (21.43%) UNIX
7 5 (17.86%) SOAP
7 5 (17.86%) OO
7 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
7 5 (17.86%) SOA
7 5 (17.86%) 3GPP
7 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
7 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.86%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) MS Office
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL
7 5 (17.86%) IPsec

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
1 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.57%) HP Helion
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) 3G
1 5 (17.86%) IPsec
1 5 (17.86%) LTE
1 5 (17.86%) 4G
1 5 (17.86%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (17.86%) 3GPP
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Firebug
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) Spanish Language
4 5 (17.86%) Electronics
4 5 (17.86%) Retail
5 4 (14.29%) Legal
6 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
6 3 (10.71%) Banking
6 3 (10.71%) Marketing
7 2 (7.14%) Billing
8 1 (3.57%) Publishing
8 1 (3.57%) Games
8 1 (3.57%) French Language
8 1 (3.57%) German Language
8 1 (3.57%) Italian Language
8 1 (3.57%) Japanese Language
8 1 (3.57%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Lead Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Business Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Architect
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Domain Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Release Manager
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) HTML5
2 7 (25.00%) REST
3 5 (17.86%) SOAP
4 2 (7.14%) JSON
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) Sass
5 1 (3.57%) Django
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) PKI
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) W3C
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (3.57%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Windows
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ERP
1 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 7 (25.00%) Project Management
1 7 (25.00%) Analytics
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
2 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
2 6 (21.43%) Workflow
3 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
3 5 (17.86%) SOA
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) Data Management
3 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
3 5 (17.86%) Line Management
4 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) MCP
2 3 (10.71%) MCSD
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) SAP
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) ESRI
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Huawei
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.57%) Ektron
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) HP
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