The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 71 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.96% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 3.04% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
Median daily rate £325 £384 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% +37.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £39.72 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-3.68% -16.38%
Computer Science
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
313 428 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 35.17% 31.66% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 211 163
Median daily rate £431 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.61 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +10 4 £325 -14.47%
High Wycombe - 1 £325 - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Docker
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Odoo
5 1 (11.11%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
5 1 (11.11%) FireEye
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (11.11%) Nexpose

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Odoo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DataStage
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Redis
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Development Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Development Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Django
2 1 (11.11%) ELK Stack
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Software Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GxP
1 1 (11.11%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nexpose
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) FireEye
2 1 (11.11%) GFI Software
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Rapid7
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
2 1 (11.11%) Sun
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) Talend
2 1 (11.11%) TippingPoint