Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 76 72
Rank change year-on-year +35 -4 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 53 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.26% 1.57% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.99% 4.88% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 9 31
Reading median daily rate £365 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% -31.58% +58.33%
10th Percentile £313 £180 £210
90th Percentile £550 £400 £579
Berkshire median daily rate £373 £375 £405
% change year-on-year -0.67% -7.41% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £13.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £41.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -67.47% -2.35% +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 442 451 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.56% 32.15% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 232 349
Reading median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - -
10th Percentile £209 £206 £226
90th Percentile £550 £582 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 29
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £30.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.41% +86.15% -17.72%
10th Percentile £10.52 £13.00 £12.18
90th Percentile £42.63 £55.65 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.29% +18.06% +9.09%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 46 (86.79%) Degree
2 39 (73.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (56.60%) HTML
4 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (52.83%) Scrum
5 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
5 28 (52.83%) CSS
5 28 (52.83%) HTML5
6 27 (50.94%) BDD
6 27 (50.94%) Test Automation
6 27 (50.94%) Open Source
6 27 (50.94%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (50.94%) npm
6 27 (50.94%) ES7
6 27 (50.94%) gulp
6 27 (50.94%) ES6
6 27 (50.94%) Protractor
6 27 (50.94%) Twitter
6 27 (50.94%) Jasmine
6 27 (50.94%) Sass
6 27 (50.94%) AngularJS
6 27 (50.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 27 (50.94%) Karma Test Runner
6 27 (50.94%) webpack
6 27 (50.94%) CRM
6 27 (50.94%) TDD
7 19 (35.85%) Front End Development
8 13 (24.53%) Oracle
9 12 (22.64%) DNS
10 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared

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 (3.77%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.89%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (50.94%) npm
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.77%) IaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
3 2 (3.77%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) DNS
2 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.32%) NAS
3 6 (11.32%) SAN
4 4 (7.55%) Firewall
4 4 (7.55%) VPN
5 3 (5.66%) BGP
5 3 (5.66%) DHCP
6 2 (3.77%) 4G
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
6 2 (3.77%) Internet
6 2 (3.77%) IPsec
6 2 (3.77%) LTE
6 2 (3.77%) MPLS
6 2 (3.77%) Network Security
6 2 (3.77%) OSPF
6 2 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (3.77%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (3.77%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (5.66%) Big Data
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) Power BI
5 1 (1.89%) QlikView
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) gulp
1 27 (50.94%) Jasmine
1 27 (50.94%) Karma Test Runner
1 27 (50.94%) Protractor
1 27 (50.94%) webpack
2 2 (3.77%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.55%) Marketing
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Billing
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) German Language
3 2 (3.77%) Italian Language
3 2 (3.77%) Japanese Language
3 2 (3.77%) Korean Language
3 2 (3.77%) Publishing
3 2 (3.77%) Russian Language
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (22.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Server Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Finance Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) SAP Security Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Security Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Campaign Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) IP Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) OSS Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (56.60%) HTML
2 28 (52.83%) CSS
2 28 (52.83%) HTML5
3 27 (50.94%) AngularJS
3 27 (50.94%) Sass
3 27 (50.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (15.09%) React
5 6 (11.32%) JSON
6 3 (5.66%) Web Services
7 2 (3.77%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.89%) .NET
8 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.89%) Ajax
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.89%) CSS3
8 1 (1.89%) jQuery
8 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Exalogic
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.77%) Replication
2 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.77%) W3C
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.89%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Unix
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.43%) Solaris
4 5 (9.43%) Windows
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (52.83%) Scrum
3 27 (50.94%) BDD
3 27 (50.94%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (50.94%) CRM
3 27 (50.94%) Open Source
3 27 (50.94%) TDD
3 27 (50.94%) Test Automation
4 19 (35.85%) Front End Development
5 9 (16.98%) Contingency Planning
5 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
6 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.43%) Analytics
8 4 (7.55%) Information Security
9 3 (5.66%) Content Management
9 3 (5.66%) ITIL
9 3 (5.66%) Project Management
10 2 (3.77%) Network Design
10 2 (3.77%) Quality Management
10 2 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
2 27 (50.94%) ES6
2 27 (50.94%) ES7
3 10 (18.87%) Bash Shell
3 10 (18.87%) Perl
4 6 (11.32%) Python
5 5 (9.43%) Ruby
6 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.66%) SQL
8 1 (1.89%) C#
8 1 (1.89%) C-shell
8 1 (1.89%) Korn
8 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (86.79%) Degree
2 39 (73.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CCIE
6 1 (1.89%) CCNA
6 1 (1.89%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) HND
6 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.89%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.89%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) PMO
2 1 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Xen
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) Openswan
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Ansible
1 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.43%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Twitter
2 13 (24.53%) Oracle
3 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) Sun
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Adobe
6 2 (3.77%) Arista
6 2 (3.77%) Google
6 2 (3.77%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Juniper
6 2 (3.77%) SAP
7 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.89%) Dell
7 1 (1.89%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (1.89%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.89%) Optimizely
7 1 (1.89%) Tableau
7 1 (1.89%) Vyatta