Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 76 95
Rank change year-on-year +42 +19 -27
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 57 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.51% 1.71% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.90% 5.77% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 14
Reading median daily rate £365 £375 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% -32.74% +85.83%
10th Percentile £279 £256 £210
90th Percentile £606 £404 £579
Berkshire median daily rate £365 £394 £450
% change year-on-year -7.30% -12.50% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £13.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -61.43% -17.65% +165.63%

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 442 433 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 34.97% 29.70% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 229 361
Reading median daily rate £386 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £234 £188 £220
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 17
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £24.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.78% +44.12% -10.53%
10th Percentile £10.54 £18.61 £11.53
90th Percentile £40.00 £55.52 £88.29
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £19.81 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.77% -0.94% +14.29%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 49 (85.96%) Degree
2 34 (59.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (36.84%) HTML
5 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 19 (33.33%) CSS
5 19 (33.33%) TDD
5 19 (33.33%) Scrum
5 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 19 (33.33%) Open Source
6 18 (31.58%) HTML5
6 18 (31.58%) BDD
7 17 (29.82%) CRM
7 17 (29.82%) ECMAScript
7 17 (29.82%) Twitter
7 17 (29.82%) Jasmine
7 17 (29.82%) Sass
7 17 (29.82%) AngularJS
7 17 (29.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (29.82%) Karma Test Runner
7 17 (29.82%) npm
7 17 (29.82%) webpack
7 17 (29.82%) gulp
7 17 (29.82%) Protractor
7 17 (29.82%) ES6
8 14 (24.56%) Oracle
9 12 (21.05%) Unix
10 11 (19.30%) Perl
10 11 (19.30%) Telecoms

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 2 (3.51%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.82%) npm
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.51%) Office 365
3 2 (3.51%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) DNS
1 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.53%) NAS
2 6 (10.53%) SAN
3 4 (7.02%) Firewall
3 4 (7.02%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (7.02%) RNC
4 3 (5.26%) 2G
4 3 (5.26%) 3G
4 3 (5.26%) SIGTRAN
4 3 (5.26%) VPN
5 2 (3.51%) 3GPP
5 2 (3.51%) BGP
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.51%) Internet
5 2 (3.51%) LAN
5 2 (3.51%) MPLS
5 2 (3.51%) Network Security
5 2 (3.51%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (3.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) Power BI
4 1 (1.75%) QlikView
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) gulp
1 17 (29.82%) Jasmine
1 17 (29.82%) Karma Test Runner
1 17 (29.82%) Protractor
1 17 (29.82%) webpack
2 3 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Marketing
2 4 (7.02%) Publishing
3 3 (5.26%) Billing
3 3 (5.26%) Games
3 3 (5.26%) German Language
3 3 (5.26%) Italian Language
4 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Japanese Language
4 2 (3.51%) Korean Language
4 2 (3.51%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) French Language
5 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (14.04%) Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Server Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Designer
8 2 (3.51%) Java Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) SAP Security Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Security Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Databuild Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) IP Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Service Operations Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) HTML
2 19 (33.33%) CSS
3 18 (31.58%) HTML5
4 17 (29.82%) AngularJS
4 17 (29.82%) Sass
4 17 (29.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (8.77%) JSON
6 4 (7.02%) React
7 3 (5.26%) Web Services
8 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (3.51%) J2EE
8 2 (3.51%) REST
8 2 (3.51%) Spring
8 2 (3.51%) WebCenter
9 1 (1.75%) .NET
9 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.75%) jQuery
9 1 (1.75%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (1.75%) Velocity
9 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle Exalogic
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.51%) Replication
3 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.51%) W3C
4 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Unix
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows
4 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Solaris
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (33.33%) Open Source
2 19 (33.33%) Scrum
2 19 (33.33%) TDD
2 19 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 18 (31.58%) BDD
4 17 (29.82%) CRM
5 11 (19.30%) Front End Development
6 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
7 9 (15.79%) Contingency Planning
8 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (10.53%) Project Management
10 5 (8.77%) Content Management
11 4 (7.02%) Analytics
11 4 (7.02%) Information Security
11 4 (7.02%) ITIL
12 3 (5.26%) Network Design
12 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (5.26%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 17 (29.82%) ECMAScript
2 17 (29.82%) ES6
3 11 (19.30%) Perl
4 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
5 8 (14.04%) Python
6 6 (10.53%) SQL
7 5 (8.77%) Ruby
8 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.51%) C#
9 2 (3.51%) C++
9 2 (3.51%) Java
9 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.75%) C-shell
10 1 (1.75%) Korn
10 1 (1.75%) R
10 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (85.96%) Degree
2 34 (59.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CCIE
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) CCNP
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) HND
6 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.75%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.75%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) PMO
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Xen
2 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) Firmware
3 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) Openswan
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Ansible
1 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
2 2 (3.51%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.75%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Twitter
2 14 (24.56%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.77%) Sun
4 4 (7.02%) Ericsson
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) Adobe
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Arista
6 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.51%) BMC
6 2 (3.51%) Cramer
6 2 (3.51%) Google
6 2 (3.51%) Juniper
6 2 (3.51%) Nokia
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 2 (3.51%) VMware
7 1 (1.75%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (1.75%) F5
7 1 (1.75%) Vyatta