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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 60 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.59% 0.50% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.10% 1.60% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Median daily rate £325 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £385 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £46.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +283.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +16.21%
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
317 437 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 38.85% 30.93% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 212 162
Median daily rate £423 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £9.38 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £30.00 £26.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +17 11 £400 +6.66% 6
High Wycombe - 1 £325 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) Vagrant
5 4 (26.67%) Docker
6 3 (20.00%) Pandas
6 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (20.00%) Deep Learning
6 3 (20.00%) scikit-learn
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Theano
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) XGBoost
6 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (20.00%) R
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
6 3 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) Quantitative Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) Refactoring

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 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Odoo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) DataStage
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) German Language
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Automotive
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Dutch Language
4 1 (6.67%) French Language
4 1 (6.67%) Italian Language
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Development Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) ETL Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) Pandas
1 3 (20.00%) scikit-learn
1 3 (20.00%) Theano
1 3 (20.00%) XGBoost
2 2 (13.33%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (6.67%) Django
3 1 (6.67%) ELK Stack
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (6.67%) Fintech
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Deep Learning
4 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Quantitative Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) B2C
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) R
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) MBA
2 1 (6.67%) PhD
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GxP
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.67%) SDET
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
2 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) FireEye
2 1 (6.67%) GFI Software
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica
2 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (6.67%) ION Trading
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
2 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (6.67%) Rapid7
2 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec
2 1 (6.67%) Talend
2 1 (6.67%) TippingPoint