Period
to 22 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 22 September 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 > Slough
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 28 39
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 16 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.82% 2.38% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.56% 7.00% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 3
Slough median daily rate £293 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.88% +18.52% -
10th Percentile £208 £373 £331
90th Percentile £488 £420 £344
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00

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 Slough with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 118 100 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 35.54% 34.01% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 61 70
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £127 £231 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £471
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Slough median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £17.25 £13.73 £12.10
90th Percentile £17.75 £17.50 £31.53
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.43 £17.50
% change year-on-year +38.60% -17.54% -4.11%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 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 Slough region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 15 (93.75%) Python
2 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (56.25%) Degree
4 8 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (50.00%) Big Data
4 8 (50.00%) C
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) Internet
5 7 (43.75%) Legal
5 7 (43.75%) SSH
5 7 (43.75%) ETL
5 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (43.75%) Big Data Analytics
5 7 (43.75%) Data Analytics
5 7 (43.75%) Analytics
5 7 (43.75%) Apache Hive
5 7 (43.75%) Apache Spark
5 7 (43.75%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (43.75%) Open Source
5 7 (43.75%) Network Architecture
5 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
5 7 (43.75%) Web Development
5 7 (43.75%) Spark Streaming
5 7 (43.75%) Flink
5 7 (43.75%) Data Ingestion
6 6 (37.50%) Performance Optimisation
6 6 (37.50%) Private Cloud
6 6 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (37.50%) Capacity Planning

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 (43.75%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) Internet
2 7 (43.75%) SSH
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Big Data
1 8 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (43.75%) Apache Hive
2 7 (43.75%) Flink
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
General
1 7 (43.75%) Legal
2 5 (31.25%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Big Data Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Data Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (37.50%) Private Cloud
2 6 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Analytics
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data Analytics
1 7 (43.75%) Data Analytics
1 7 (43.75%) Data Ingestion
1 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
1 7 (43.75%) ETL
1 7 (43.75%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (43.75%) Network Architecture
1 7 (43.75%) Open Source
1 7 (43.75%) Web Development
2 6 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Optimisation
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Deep Learning
4 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (18.75%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) C
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) KVM
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Alibaba
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
1 5 (31.25%) Huawei
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft