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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 85 82 90
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 16 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.86% 1.79% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.92% 6.79% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 33 22
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.02% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

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 548 648 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.61% 26.33% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 338 372
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £258 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £29.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.27% +68.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.27 £63.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 7 £369 -7.81% 7
Bracknell +1 5 - - 2
Maidenhead - 2 - - 2
Newbury - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 38 (86.36%) Degree
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Oracle
4 11 (25.00%) Java
4 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 9 (20.45%) HTML
5 9 (20.45%) Internet
5 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.18%) Italian Language
6 8 (18.18%) Spanish Language
6 8 (18.18%) Line Management
7 7 (15.91%) TDD
7 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (15.91%) Analytics
8 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
8 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (13.64%) HTML5
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (13.64%) Web Development
8 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
8 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
8 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 6 (13.64%) CSS
8 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 6 (13.64%) Software Delivery
8 6 (13.64%) Presales

Computer Science
Top Related 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) Jetty
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) Skype
3 2 (4.55%) DHCP
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (2.27%) 3G
4 1 (2.27%) Broadband
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.27%) DSL
4 1 (2.27%) FTP
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) Telnet
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
1 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.82%) QlikView
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.55%) gulp
2 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.55%) webpack
3 1 (2.27%) Capybara
3 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Hudson
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.27%) TestLink
3 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (18.18%) Italian Language
2 8 (18.18%) Spanish Language
3 5 (11.36%) French Language
4 4 (9.09%) German Language
5 3 (6.82%) Finance
5 3 (6.82%) Japanese Language
5 3 (6.82%) Korean Language
5 3 (6.82%) Publishing
5 3 (6.82%) Russian Language
6 2 (4.55%) Electronics
6 2 (4.55%) Marketing
6 2 (4.55%) Retail
7 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Office 365 Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.82%) Office 365 Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Producer
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Cognos Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) HTML
2 6 (13.64%) CSS
2 6 (13.64%) HTML5
3 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.09%) jQuery
3 4 (9.09%) JSON
4 3 (6.82%) .NET
4 3 (6.82%) CSS3
4 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 3 (6.82%) WebCenter
4 3 (6.82%) XML
5 2 (4.55%) Browserify
5 2 (4.55%) LESS
5 2 (4.55%) Modernizr
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) Sass
5 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.27%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.27%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.09%) Virtual Team
5 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.82%) Smartphone
5 3 (6.82%) User Experience
5 3 (6.82%) W3C
6 2 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.27%) Clustering
7 1 (2.27%) IPTV
7 1 (2.27%) IVR
7 1 (2.27%) Replication
7 1 (2.27%) Smart Home
7 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.55%) CentOS
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (18.18%) Line Management
4 7 (15.91%) Analytics
4 7 (15.91%) TDD
5 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (13.64%) Presales
5 6 (13.64%) Software Delivery
5 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
5 6 (13.64%) Web Development
6 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (9.09%) Identity Management
7 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 4 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) PHP
4 2 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (86.36%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) PhD
3 2 (4.55%) CISA
3 2 (4.55%) MBA
4 1 (2.27%) GIAC
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Adobe
3 3 (6.82%) Cognos
3 3 (6.82%) Google
3 3 (6.82%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (6.82%) Tableau
4 2 (4.55%) EMC
4 2 (4.55%) F5
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) Amdocs
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Teradata
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