Period
to 22 April 2018

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 6 months to 22 April 2018 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
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 76 60
Rank change year-on-year +31 -16 +22
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 52 15 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.02% 1.09% 3.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.97% 3.35% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 4 43
Reading median daily rate £365 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.02% -7.81% -
10th Percentile £313 £250 £325
90th Percentile £538 £410 £498
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £381 £400
% change year-on-year -1.64% -4.69% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.33% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £58.00 £15.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +286.67% -64.71% +73.47%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 474 448 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 36.63% 32.51% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 224 339
Reading median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £220 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £600 £516
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 25
Reading median hourly rate £17.80 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.68% -11.76% -16.05%
10th Percentile £11.31 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £62.75 £55.65 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -11.76% -1.28%

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 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 48 (92.31%) Degree
2 26 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
4 22 (42.31%) HTML
4 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (40.38%) CSS
5 21 (40.38%) Open Source
5 21 (40.38%) HTML5
6 20 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (38.46%) TDD
6 20 (38.46%) Scrum
7 19 (36.54%) CRM
7 19 (36.54%) BDD
7 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
7 19 (36.54%) Twitter
7 19 (36.54%) Jasmine
7 19 (36.54%) Sass
7 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
7 19 (36.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (36.54%) Karma Test Runner
7 19 (36.54%) webpack
7 19 (36.54%) gulp
7 19 (36.54%) ES6
7 19 (36.54%) Protractor
7 19 (36.54%) npm
7 19 (36.54%) ES7
8 15 (28.85%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (26.92%) Front End Development
10 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (19.23%) Linux

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 4 (7.69%) Apache
1 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.92%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (36.54%) npm
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.92%) GitHub
4 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) SNMP
2 4 (7.69%) DOCSIS
2 4 (7.69%) HTTP
3 3 (5.77%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.92%) 3G
5 1 (1.92%) 4G
5 1 (1.92%) BGP
5 1 (1.92%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.92%) FCAPS
5 1 (1.92%) IKE
5 1 (1.92%) Internet
5 1 (1.92%) IPsec
5 1 (1.92%) LTE
5 1 (1.92%) MPLS
5 1 (1.92%) OSPF
5 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.92%) VoLTE
5 1 (1.92%) VPN
5 1 (1.92%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Power BI
2 5 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (9.62%) DB2
3 4 (7.69%) Big Data
4 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.85%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.92%) HBase
6 1 (1.92%) Redis
6 1 (1.92%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.92%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) gulp
1 19 (36.54%) Jasmine
1 19 (36.54%) Karma Test Runner
1 19 (36.54%) Protractor
1 19 (36.54%) webpack
2 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.77%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.92%) Maven
4 1 (1.92%) Toad
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (17.31%) French Language
1 9 (17.31%) German Language
2 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Billing
5 2 (3.85%) Czech Language
6 1 (1.92%) Electronics
6 1 (1.92%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.92%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.92%) Korean Language
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Publishing
6 1 (1.92%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (17.31%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Software Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Project Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Finance Manager
8 2 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Junior
8 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (42.31%) HTML
2 21 (40.38%) CSS
2 21 (40.38%) HTML5
3 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
3 19 (36.54%) Sass
3 19 (36.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (11.54%) React
4 6 (11.54%) REST
4 6 (11.54%) Web Services
5 4 (7.69%) SOAP
6 3 (5.77%) .NET
7 1 (1.92%) Ajax
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.92%) J2EE
7 1 (1.92%) JSF
7 1 (1.92%) Spring
7 1 (1.92%) XHTML
7 1 (1.92%) XML
7 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.62%) PMI
4 4 (7.69%) Replication
5 3 (5.77%) Clustering
6 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.92%) PKI
7 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.92%) RIA
7 1 (1.92%) User Experience
7 1 (1.92%) W3C
7 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) Open Source
3 20 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (38.46%) Scrum
3 20 (38.46%) TDD
4 19 (36.54%) BDD
4 19 (36.54%) CRM
4 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
5 15 (28.85%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (26.92%) Front End Development
7 9 (17.31%) Project Management
8 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (11.54%) Migration
10 5 (9.62%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (9.62%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (9.62%) Data Management
10 5 (9.62%) High Availability
10 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
10 5 (9.62%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
2 19 (36.54%) ES6
2 19 (36.54%) ES7
3 7 (13.46%) Python
4 6 (11.54%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) C
5 5 (9.62%) Perl
5 5 (9.62%) VBA
6 3 (5.77%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) C#
8 1 (1.92%) F#
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.92%) R
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (92.31%) Degree
2 26 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (9.62%) PMI Certification
3 5 (9.62%) PMP
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) StorNext
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (7.69%) Ansible
2 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Twitter
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) IBM
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Dell
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Infoblox
5 1 (1.92%) Informatica
5 1 (1.92%) Netezza
5 1 (1.92%) Omniture
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Talend
5 1 (1.92%) Teradata
5 1 (1.92%) Vertica