Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 36 68
Rank change year-on-year -14 +32 +23
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 45 51 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.13% 4.06% 1.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.72% 12.09% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 12
Reading median daily rate £413 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% -8.75% -28.25%
10th Percentile £393 £281 £301
90th Percentile £453 £635 £436
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £13.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +207.41% -61.43% -

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 463 422 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.18% 33.60% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 218 260
Reading median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - -
10th Percentile £190 £254 £188
90th Percentile £584 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 17
Reading median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.84% -15.56% +51.26%
10th Percentile £7.83 £11.25 £17.58
90th Percentile £42.00 £49.38 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% -15.49% -11.25%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 33 (73.33%) Degree
2 21 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 14 (31.11%) Project Management
4 13 (28.89%) SLA
4 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
5 12 (26.67%) Firewall
6 11 (24.44%) ITSM
6 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations
7 10 (22.22%) Linux
7 10 (22.22%) Oracle
7 10 (22.22%) ITIL
8 9 (20.00%) Project Planning
8 9 (20.00%) MOS
8 9 (20.00%) Unix
8 9 (20.00%) MS Visio
8 9 (20.00%) IBM
8 9 (20.00%) Sun
8 9 (20.00%) HP
8 9 (20.00%) PMI
8 9 (20.00%) PMP
8 9 (20.00%) PMI Certification
8 9 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (17.78%) SQL
9 8 (17.78%) Huawei
9 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.56%) Mathematics
10 7 (15.56%) .NET

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 (4.44%) IIS
1 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) Mendix
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.44%) IaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) 3G
3 3 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (4.44%) 2G
4 2 (4.44%) ATM
4 2 (4.44%) LTE
4 2 (4.44%) PBX
4 2 (4.44%) PSTN
4 2 (4.44%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (4.44%) RNC
4 2 (4.44%) Skype
4 2 (4.44%) VoIP
4 2 (4.44%) VoLTE
4 2 (4.44%) Wireless
5 1 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.22%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.44%) Power BI
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Redis
General
1 21 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Back Office
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Front Office
3 2 (4.44%) French Language
3 2 (4.44%) German Language
3 2 (4.44%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) OSS Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) OSS Support Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Project Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) .NET Programmer
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 4 (8.89%) Programmer
5 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) OSS Architect
6 2 (4.44%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.22%) J2EE
3 1 (2.22%) Java EE
3 1 (2.22%) Kafka
3 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.22%) React
3 1 (2.22%) Sensu
3 1 (2.22%) Spring
3 1 (2.22%) Vue.js
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.00%) PMI
3 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.67%) Replication
5 3 (6.67%) Robotics
5 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.22%) CMDB
7 1 (2.22%) Life Science
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (2.22%) Optoelectronics
7 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.22%) RIA
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Project Management
2 11 (24.44%) ITSM
3 10 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations
3 10 (22.22%) ITIL
4 9 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.56%) Mathematics
7 6 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (13.33%) Service Management
8 5 (11.11%) MVC
8 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.89%) Functional Programming
9 4 (8.89%) Migration
9 4 (8.89%) Network Management
9 4 (8.89%) SDLC
10 3 (6.67%) Task Automation
10 3 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) C#
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) VBA
5 1 (2.22%) AWK
5 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) R
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (73.33%) Degree
2 9 (20.00%) MOS
2 9 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 9 (20.00%) PMP
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (6.67%) PhD
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.22%) Firmware
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Netcool
1 2 (4.44%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (4.44%) OpenView
1 2 (4.44%) TeMIP
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Grafana
2 1 (2.22%) Graphite
2 1 (2.22%) Kibana
2 1 (2.22%) Mesos
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Salt
2 1 (2.22%) StatsD
2 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) HP
2 9 (20.00%) IBM
2 9 (20.00%) Sun
3 8 (17.78%) Huawei
4 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.56%) Remedy
5 5 (11.11%) BMC
6 3 (6.67%) ComArch
6 3 (6.67%) TIBCO
6 3 (6.67%) UiPath
7 1 (2.22%) New Relic
7 1 (2.22%) Nokia
7 1 (2.22%) Splunk
7 1 (2.22%) VMware