The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 69 77 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.93% 0.097% 1.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.53% 0.52% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
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£273 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
265 194 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.56% 18.74% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 102 62
Average daily rate £350 £365 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 22
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £13.70 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Computer Science
South East

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 1 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 1 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 +7 8 £273 - 6
Aylesbury - 4 - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Marlow - - - - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (90.91%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) J2EE
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 6 (27.27%) JUnit
3 6 (27.27%) JSP
3 6 (27.27%) Servlets
3 6 (27.27%) Struts
3 6 (27.27%) Sun Certification
3 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
3 6 (27.27%) Sun
3 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 6 (27.27%) Spring
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 4 (18.18%) GIS
4 4 (18.18%) ESRI
4 4 (18.18%) EJB
4 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 2 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) JUnit
1 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Redmine
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 6 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Data Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Graduate
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) J2EE
1 6 (27.27%) JSP
1 6 (27.27%) Servlets
1 6 (27.27%) Struts
1 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
1 6 (27.27%) Spring
2 4 (18.18%) EJB
2 4 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) WPF
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
1 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 4 (18.18%) GIS
2 2 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (4.55%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.55%) Chemistry
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 4 (18.18%) UML
2 4 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Industrial Design
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) Signal Processing
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) Sun Certification
3 2 (9.09%) PhD
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.55%) VCP5
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
1 6 (27.27%) Sun
2 4 (18.18%) ESRI
3 1 (4.55%) Splunk
3 1 (4.55%) ILOG
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) VMware