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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 69 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.95% 1.52% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.08% 4.36% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 8
Median daily rate £325 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £232 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £446 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £324
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.95% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.22 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -12.67%
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
325 459 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.86% 34.85% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 199 152
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £462 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 23
Median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £15.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +7.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £40.00 £20.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

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
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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 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 -5 6 £325 +4.83% 4
Amersham - 2 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 25 (89.29%) Degree
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
5 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
6 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
7 8 (28.57%) J2EE
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle
8 7 (25.00%) JUnit
8 7 (25.00%) Validation
8 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (25.00%) Sun
8 7 (25.00%) Sun Certification
8 7 (25.00%) Selenium
8 7 (25.00%) Retail
8 7 (25.00%) Spring
8 7 (25.00%) Maven
8 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (21.43%) jQuery
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
10 5 (17.86%) CSS
10 5 (17.86%) JSP
10 5 (17.86%) Servlets
10 5 (17.86%) Struts
10 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
10 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
10 5 (17.86%) HTML5
10 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
10 5 (17.86%) Node.js
10 5 (17.86%) CSS3

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 5 (17.86%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.57%) Odoo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) JUnit
1 7 (25.00%) Maven
1 7 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
2 5 (17.86%) gulp
2 5 (17.86%) webpack
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
General
1 7 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Junior
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) J2EE
2 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (25.00%) Spring
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) jQuery
4 5 (17.86%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) CSS3
4 5 (17.86%) HTML5
4 5 (17.86%) JSP
4 5 (17.86%) Sass
4 5 (17.86%) Servlets
4 5 (17.86%) Struts
4 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) .NET
7 2 (7.14%) RESTful
8 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
8 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.57%) Django
8 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) PMI
4 1 (3.57%) Biology
4 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Android
1 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.00%) Validation
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Change Control
5 2 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) UML
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) ES6
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (89.29%) Degree
2 7 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) GxP
2 1 (3.57%) GCP
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
1 7 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP