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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 71 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.98% 0.46% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.82% 2.58% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
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£280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
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
249 194 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.38% 17.72% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 96 67
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £461 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 23
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £12.85 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £42.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 9 £280 - 1
Aylesbury - 3 - - 2
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) J2EE
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) JUnit
4 5 (25.00%) JSP
4 5 (25.00%) Servlets
4 5 (25.00%) Struts
4 5 (25.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (25.00%) Sun
4 5 (25.00%) Sun Certification
4 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) GIS
5 4 (20.00%) ESRI
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JUnit
1 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Redmine
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) WatiN
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Graduate
3 4 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modeller
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Spring
1 5 (25.00%) J2EE
1 5 (25.00%) JSP
1 5 (25.00%) Servlets
1 5 (25.00%) Struts
1 5 (25.00%) XML
1 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
3 3 (15.00%) EJB
4 2 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) LINQ
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) GIS
1 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) Chemistry
3 1 (5.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.00%) VLE
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) UML
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PhD
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.00%) VCP5
4 1 (5.00%) HND
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) Sun
2 4 (20.00%) ESRI
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Telerik
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) ILOG
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
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