Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 25 38
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 +5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.46% 2.89% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 3.83% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
Slough median daily rate £475 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £414 £400 £310
90th Percentile £600 £415 £330
Berkshire median daily rate £448 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +22.60% -2.67% -8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.50 £13.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +155.56% -67.47% -2.35%

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 291 209 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 83.86% 75.45% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 139 162
Slough median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% -6.45%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £228
90th Percentile £550 £575 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 10
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 £41.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.41% +7.89% +149.18%
10th Percentile £12.27 £40.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.00 £41.50 £41.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £18.28
% change year-on-year +37.93% -20.66% -28.43%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Slough over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 January 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 9 (75.00%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 8 (66.67%) Apache Hive
2 8 (66.67%) Big Data
3 7 (58.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 7 (58.33%) Analytics
3 7 (58.33%) Data Analytics
3 7 (58.33%) Open Source
3 7 (58.33%) Network Architecture
3 7 (58.33%) Data Protection
3 7 (58.33%) SSH
3 7 (58.33%) Web Development
3 7 (58.33%) ETL
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) Internet
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Legal
3 7 (58.33%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (58.33%) Apache Spark
3 7 (58.33%) Spark Streaming
3 7 (58.33%) Flink
3 7 (58.33%) Data Ingestion
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (33.33%) Deep Learning
6 4 (33.33%) OO

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 7 (58.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) Internet
1 7 (58.33%) SSH
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Apache Hive
1 8 (66.67%) Big Data
1 8 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 7 (58.33%) Flink
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (8.33%) HBase
3 1 (8.33%) Mahout
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Sqoop
General
1 7 (58.33%) Legal
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Big Data Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Data Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Big Data Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics Developer
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) MATLAB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Analytics
1 7 (58.33%) Big Data Analytics
1 7 (58.33%) Data Analytics
1 7 (58.33%) Data Ingestion
1 7 (58.33%) Data Protection
1 7 (58.33%) ETL
1 7 (58.33%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (58.33%) Network Architecture
1 7 (58.33%) Open Source
1 7 (58.33%) Web Development
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Deep Learning
3 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 4 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (8.33%) HDFS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ambari
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (8.33%) Oozie
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle