Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 November 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.

Academic Degree
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 22 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 14 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.01% 4.79% 6.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.11% 27.45% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 6
Slough median daily rate £340 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +18.52% -34.31%
10th Percentile £201 £313 £272
90th Percentile £485 £450 £431
Berkshire median daily rate £378 £365 £365
% change year-on-year +3.42% - -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.25 £31.25 £11.50
% change year-on-year +6.40% +171.74% -70.89%

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 45 51 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 12.89% 17.47% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 33
Slough median daily rate £370 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £208 £271 £223
90th Percentile £538 £631 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -54.55% +113.89%
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.25 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +71.15% +4.00% -59.55%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Slough

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Slough

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Slough over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Slough

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Slough

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Degree.

1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) SLA
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (14.29%) Alibaba
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) C#

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 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
2 1 (7.14%) Mahout
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Sqoop
General
1 2 (14.29%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Developer
1 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
1 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
1 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
1 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
1 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) MATLAB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.14%) iSeries
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) OO
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (14.29%) CISM
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 3 (21.43%) QA
3 2 (14.29%) GDPR
3 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (7.14%) HDFS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ambari
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (7.14%) Oozie
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Alibaba
2 2 (14.29%) Huawei
2 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Ariba
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Hortonworks
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus
3 1 (7.14%) SAP