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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 54 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.61% 1.60% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.13% 5.15% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
Median daily rate £313 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £500 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +10.29%
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
234 291 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.33% 30.99% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 163 161
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 4
Median hourly rate £49.14 £16.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+202.40% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.49 £13.70 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £66.24 £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

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
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 9 December 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 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Office 365
4 8 (34.78%) French Language
4 8 (34.78%) Italian Language
4 8 (34.78%) Spanish Language
4 8 (34.78%) Presales
5 6 (26.09%) Skype
5 6 (26.09%) Virtual Team
5 6 (26.09%) Identity Management
5 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
5 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) C++
6 5 (21.74%) C#
6 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) MAPI
6 5 (21.74%) Internet
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
7 4 (17.39%) Node.js
7 4 (17.39%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) Memory Management
7 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) SLA
7 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
7 4 (17.39%) VBScript
7 4 (17.39%) VB.NET

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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
1 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Skype
2 5 (21.74%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) DVB
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) gulp
1 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
1 2 (8.70%) webpack
2 1 (4.35%) Capybara
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) TestLink
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (34.78%) French Language
1 8 (34.78%) Italian Language
1 8 (34.78%) Spanish Language
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) German Language
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365 Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Office 365 Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Messaging Support
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Messaging Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PMO Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) PMO Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) MAPI
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) HTML5
3 4 (17.39%) Node.js
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.70%) Browserify
5 2 (8.70%) LESS
5 2 (8.70%) Sass
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) DCOM
6 1 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) Velocity
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
6 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Virtual Team
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Digital TV
3 1 (4.35%) Economics
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) MPEG
3 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Presales
2 6 (26.09%) Identity Management
3 4 (17.39%) Memory Management
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
4 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) ATDD
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Product Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C++
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
3 4 (17.39%) VBScript
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) GIAC
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MBA
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Cadence