The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 67 87
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 19 57 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.05% 2.42% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.72% 8.15% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 13
Median daily rate £413 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -15.69% +38.70%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 511 699 735
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.22% 29.66% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 380 348
Median daily rate £401 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.80 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Berkshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Berkshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Berkshire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Berkshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 13 £500 +25.00% 9
Maidenhead -2 1 £400 -3.03% 4
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 30 (85.71%) Degree
2 19 (54.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) Java
4 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
5 9 (25.71%) TDD
6 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
6 8 (22.86%) C#
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) HTML
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) Linux
7 7 (20.00%) Analytics
8 6 (17.14%) Apache
8 6 (17.14%) C++
9 5 (14.29%) Python
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
9 5 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
10 4 (11.43%) Line Management
10 4 (11.43%) Master's Degree
10 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
10 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
10 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
10 4 (11.43%) Open Source
10 4 (11.43%) HTML5
10 4 (11.43%) Publishing

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (17.14%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Jetty
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) 3GPP
2 3 (8.57%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (8.57%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (5.71%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) DSL
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Grunt
3 1 (2.86%) gulp
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) WebStorm
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) German Language
3 4 (11.43%) Italian Language
3 4 (11.43%) Publishing
3 4 (11.43%) Spanish Language
4 3 (8.57%) Billing
4 3 (8.57%) Games
4 3 (8.57%) Japanese Language
4 3 (8.57%) Korean Language
4 3 (8.57%) Russian Language
5 2 (5.71%) Electronics
6 1 (2.86%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (2.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
3 3 (8.57%) C++ Developer
3 3 (8.57%) C++/C# Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Java Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Web Producer
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Account Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Junior
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) HTML5
3 4 (11.43%) J2EE
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
4 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (8.57%) JSON
4 3 (8.57%) REST
4 3 (8.57%) Spring
4 3 (8.57%) WebCenter
5 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.71%) CSS3
5 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (8.57%) W3C
2 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) IPTV
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (25.71%) TDD
3 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.00%) Analytics
5 4 (11.43%) Content Management
5 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Line Management
5 4 (11.43%) Open Source
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Web Development
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Product Management
6 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
6 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.57%) Statistics
6 3 (8.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) C++
5 5 (14.29%) Python
6 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.71%) PHP
9 1 (2.86%) C
9 1 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (2.86%) R
9 1 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (2.86%) Scala
9 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) Degree
2 19 (54.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (11.43%) Master's Degree
4 2 (5.71%) CISA
4 2 (5.71%) PhD
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Ansible
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.71%) vMotion
2 2 (5.71%) vRealize
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Salt
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Adobe
2 3 (8.57%) Google
2 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) BMC
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Mapbox
4 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
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