Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Degree
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 28 39
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.91% 2.35% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.12% 14.58% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Slough median daily rate £370 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +18.52% -52.63%
10th Percentile £365 £373 £331
90th Percentile £375 £420 £344
Berkshire median daily rate £366 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -8.44% +5.26% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £43.50 £15.00 £21.10
% change year-on-year +190.00% -28.91% -

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Slough
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 49 48 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 14.89% 16.11% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 34
Slough median daily rate £320 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +8.11% +18.40%
10th Percentile £208 £285 £274
90th Percentile £484 £538 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -34.58% +48.61%
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +76.67% +20.00% -48.18%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Slough

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 Slough region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft