Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Degree
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 60 86
Rank change year-on-year -31 +26 +20
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 3 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.21% 2.00% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 8.09% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 8
Reading median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £375 £303 £235
90th Percentile £425 £414 £400
Berkshire median daily rate £370 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +1.37% -8.75% -12.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £13.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 £21.10
% change year-on-year +222.22% -36.02% -

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 333 309 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.34% 24.76% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 155 242
Reading median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.55% +3.75% -4.08%
10th Percentile £161 £246 £225
90th Percentile £574 £608 £561
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 14
Reading median hourly rate £35.50 £22.38 £26.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.66% -14.44% -15.37%
10th Percentile £17.30 £13.88 £21.27
90th Percentile £63.63 £46.75 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.25 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +51.56% +28.00% -59.55%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Reading

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Reading

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) PSTN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Vue.js
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) PBX
1 2 (66.67%) PSTN
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lync Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Memory Management
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft