The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 50 59
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.25% 2.17% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.98% 8.37% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 3
Median daily rate £475 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.79% -2.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -13.69% +33.33%  

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 163 227 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.25% 25.88% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 231 170
Median daily rate £413 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 7
Median hourly rate £19.66 £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.36% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.81 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £43.28 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Reading

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Reading

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Reading

Computer Science
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 in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 19 (90.48%) Degree
2 11 (52.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) C++
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) Apache
6 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) Open Source
6 5 (23.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (23.81%) Unreal Engine
6 5 (23.81%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (19.05%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
7 4 (19.05%) SIGTRAN
7 4 (19.05%) German Language
7 4 (19.05%) Italian Language
7 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management
7 4 (19.05%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) Spanish Language
7 4 (19.05%) Product Management
7 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
7 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) Publishing
7 4 (19.05%) Migration

Computer Science
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 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) 3GPP
1 4 (19.05%) Diameter Protocol
1 4 (19.05%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Grunt
3 1 (4.76%) gulp
3 1 (4.76%) WebStorm
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Billing
2 4 (19.05%) German Language
2 4 (19.05%) Italian Language
2 4 (19.05%) Publishing
2 4 (19.05%) Spanish Language
3 3 (14.29%) Games
3 3 (14.29%) Japanese Language
3 3 (14.29%) Korean Language
3 3 (14.29%) Russian Language
4 1 (4.76%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Java Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Producer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Service Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Service Operations Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 5 (23.81%) Unity DI Container
1 5 (23.81%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (19.05%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) J2EE
2 4 (19.05%) Spring
3 3 (14.29%) JSON
3 3 (14.29%) WebCenter
4 2 (9.52%) REST
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.76%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
5 1 (4.76%) Sass
5 1 (4.76%) Velocity
5 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (14.29%) W3C
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Content Management
5 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Post-Production
5 4 (19.05%) Product Management
5 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management
5 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) API Testing
7 2 (9.52%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C++
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Degree
2 11 (52.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe
1 3 (14.29%) Google
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) BMC
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
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