Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 90 96
Rank change year-on-year +36 +6 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 42 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.29% 0.67% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.38% 2.37% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 3
Reading median daily rate £365 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% -35.00% -11.11%
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £381 £455
% change year-on-year -4.26% -16.25% +21.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £13.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £21.10 £42.50
% change year-on-year -36.02% -50.35% +14.09%

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 314 422 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.59% 28.13% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 200 295
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £255 £234 £253
90th Percentile £603 £564 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 58
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.22% +16.50% +76.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £19.63 £21.55
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £30.90
% change year-on-year -25.00% -48.22% +60.52%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Reading over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 Degree.

1 42 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 42 (100.00%) Degree
2 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (69.05%) HTML
3 28 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 27 (64.29%) CSS
4 27 (64.29%) CRM
4 27 (64.29%) ECMAScript
4 27 (64.29%) TDD
4 27 (64.29%) Scrum
4 27 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (64.29%) Test Automation
4 27 (64.29%) Open Source
4 27 (64.29%) HTML5
4 27 (64.29%) BDD
4 27 (64.29%) Twitter
4 27 (64.29%) Jasmine
4 27 (64.29%) Sass
4 27 (64.29%) AngularJS
4 27 (64.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 27 (64.29%) Karma Test Runner
4 27 (64.29%) webpack
4 27 (64.29%) gulp
4 27 (64.29%) ES6
4 27 (64.29%) Protractor
4 27 (64.29%) npm
5 18 (42.86%) Front End Development
6 11 (26.19%) Oracle
7 10 (23.81%) Perl
8 9 (21.43%) Unix

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 27 (64.29%) npm
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) DNS
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) NAS
2 4 (9.52%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) SNMP
3 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (64.29%) gulp
1 27 (64.29%) Jasmine
1 27 (64.29%) Karma Test Runner
1 27 (64.29%) Protractor
1 27 (64.29%) webpack
2 2 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (4.76%) German Language
1 2 (4.76%) Italian Language
1 2 (4.76%) Japanese Language
1 2 (4.76%) Korean Language
1 2 (4.76%) Marketing
1 2 (4.76%) Publishing
1 2 (4.76%) Russian Language
2 1 (2.38%) Billing
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Server Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Designer
6 1 (2.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.38%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Network Designer
6 1 (2.38%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (69.05%) HTML
2 27 (64.29%) AngularJS
2 27 (64.29%) CSS
2 27 (64.29%) HTML5
2 27 (64.29%) Sass
2 27 (64.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (19.05%) React
4 5 (11.90%) JSON
5 2 (4.76%) WebCenter
6 1 (2.38%) .NET
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Exalogic
3 2 (4.76%) W3C
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Unix
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) BDD
2 27 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (64.29%) CRM
2 27 (64.29%) Open Source
2 27 (64.29%) Scrum
2 27 (64.29%) TDD
2 27 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 18 (42.86%) Front End Development
4 9 (21.43%) Contingency Planning
4 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) Analytics
6 2 (4.76%) Content Management
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.76%) Web Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.38%) Robotic Automation
7 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 27 (64.29%) ECMAScript
2 27 (64.29%) ES6
3 10 (23.81%) Perl
4 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 6 (14.29%) Python
6 5 (11.90%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Xen
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Ansible
1 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Twitter
2 11 (26.19%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) Sun
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 2 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) F5
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) VMware