Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 September 2019 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 (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 23 27
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.72% 4.62% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 5.51% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 7
Slough median daily rate £220 £293 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.79% -26.88% +18.52%
10th Percentile £210 £208 £373
90th Percentile £230 £488 £420
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +15.63% +2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £80.00 £42.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +88.24% +183.33% -57.14%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 251 272 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 86.25% 83.69% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 182 163
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £150 £208 £216
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Slough median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% +14.29%
10th Percentile £18.50 £17.80 £13.15
90th Percentile £19.50 £20.80 £16.73
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.75 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +66.28% +38.71% -11.43%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Slough

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Slough

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) HNC
1 2 (40.00%) HND
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (40.00%) Clojure
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
1 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (40.00%) React
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Computer Science
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 2 (40.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (40.00%) AWS
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (40.00%) Kong
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
1 2 (40.00%) React
1 2 (40.00%) React Native
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) API Design
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Conceptual Models
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Clojure
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) HNC
1 2 (40.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sparx