The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 29 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.87% 2.70% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.92% 10.94% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £15.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+117.90% -59.21%
Computer Science
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 64 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 36.20% 24.71% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 32 24
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.55% +260.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £45.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £138.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Slough region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Slough region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (75.00%) VBScript
3 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) J2EE
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) IIS
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (75.00%) QA
3 6 (75.00%) WCF
3 6 (75.00%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Applications Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (75.00%) WCF
1 6 (75.00%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) VBScript
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM