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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 72 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 17 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.37% 1.00% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.13% 3.71% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 0
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£388 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £46.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.78% +46.15%
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
412 350 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 33.12% 26.96% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 170 130
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £215 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £480 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 27
Average hourly rate £14.60 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.58% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £21.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 12 £388 +42.20% 6
Aylesbury -3 2 £400 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 33 (89.19%) Degree
2 13 (35.14%) .NET
3 12 (32.43%) C#
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
4 11 (29.73%) Visual Studio
4 11 (29.73%) OO
4 11 (29.73%) Project Management
4 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
5 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
5 10 (27.03%) jQuery
5 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
5 10 (27.03%) C++
5 10 (27.03%) HTML
6 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
6 8 (21.62%) Finance
6 8 (21.62%) MVC
6 8 (21.62%) Project Planning
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.92%) MS Office
7 7 (18.92%) ITIL
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
8 6 (16.22%) CSS
8 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) REST
8 6 (16.22%) Web Development
8 6 (16.22%) LINQ

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) IIS
1 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
3 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
3 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) 802.11
4 1 (2.70%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) DataStage
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Moq
3 2 (5.41%) NUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.70%) Yeoman
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Automotive
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
3 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Security Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (8.11%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
3 10 (27.03%) HTML
3 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.03%) jQuery
4 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (16.22%) LINQ
5 6 (16.22%) WCF
5 6 (16.22%) REST
5 6 (16.22%) Web Services
5 6 (16.22%) CSS
6 5 (13.51%) Ajax
6 5 (13.51%) JSON
6 5 (13.51%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) XSL
6 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (10.81%) HTML5
7 4 (10.81%) React
7 4 (10.81%) Backbone.js
7 4 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Economics
3 4 (10.81%) PMI
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.70%) SUSE
3 1 (2.70%) Fedora
3 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) OO
1 11 (29.73%) Project Management
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
3 8 (21.62%) Project Planning
3 8 (21.62%) MVC
4 7 (18.92%) ITIL
5 6 (16.22%) Web Development
6 5 (13.51%) Change Control
6 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.51%) ETL
6 5 (13.51%) ITSM
7 4 (10.81%) Change Management
7 4 (10.81%) UML
7 4 (10.81%) OOP
7 4 (10.81%) Critical Success Factor
7 4 (10.81%) Information Security
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.11%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C#
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.03%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) C
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (89.19%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) PMP
2 5 (13.51%) PMI Certification
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) GIAC
4 3 (8.11%) CISSP
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) ISEB
6 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCNP
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) CCDA
6 1 (2.70%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.11%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Control-M
1 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) HP
2 4 (10.81%) Remedy
3 2 (5.41%) Coverity
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Informatica
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (2.70%) Wind River
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) Talend
4 1 (2.70%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.70%) IronPort