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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 69 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.10% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.58% 2.92% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £14.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+134.48% -61.33%
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
284 240 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.97% 22.94% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 99 116
Average daily rate £343 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 21
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £12.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

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 16 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 September 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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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 +3 12 £280 - 2
Amersham - - - - 2
Aylesbury - - - - 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 16 September 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 22 (91.67%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) XML
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) J2EE
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) JUnit
5 5 (20.83%) JSP
5 5 (20.83%) Servlets
5 5 (20.83%) Struts
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
5 5 (20.83%) Sun Certification
5 5 (20.83%) Sun
5 5 (20.83%) Selenium
5 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
5 5 (20.83%) Spring
6 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 4 (16.67%) GIS
6 4 (16.67%) ESRI
6 4 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) HND
7 3 (12.50%) EJB

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JUnit
1 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) WatiN
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Maven
3 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) Redmine
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.83%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Graduate
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modeller
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) J2EE
3 5 (20.83%) JSP
3 5 (20.83%) Servlets
3 5 (20.83%) Struts
3 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
3 5 (20.83%) Spring
4 3 (12.50%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) EJB
5 2 (8.33%) WPF
6 1 (4.17%) LINQ
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.17%) JSON
6 1 (4.17%) WCF
6 1 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) GIS
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.33%) Physics
3 1 (4.17%) Chemistry
3 1 (4.17%) VLE
3 1 (4.17%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Workflow
3 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Coaching
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) Sun Certification
3 3 (12.50%) HND
4 2 (8.33%) PhD
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.17%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Sun
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) ESRI
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Telerik
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Cognizant
5 1 (4.17%) ILOG
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Splunk
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