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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 60 53 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +26
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.11% 2.25% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.53% 7.17% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 4
Median daily rate £395 £300 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £282 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £348 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +74.27%

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
283 307 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.34% 31.45% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 146 156
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £269 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £527 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 20
Median hourly rate £13.75 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.80% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.39 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £24.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -3 9 £416 +38.75% 3
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 21 (80.77%) Degree
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) Retail
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle
5 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
6 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (23.08%) SAP
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (19.23%) PhD
7 5 (19.23%) German Language
7 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
7 5 (19.23%) MBA
7 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (15.38%) Quantitative Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) Refactoring
8 4 (15.38%) Statistics
8 4 (15.38%) Python
8 4 (15.38%) OO
8 4 (15.38%) CSS
8 4 (15.38%) XML
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) SOA
8 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
8 4 (15.38%) JPA
8 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 4 (15.38%) Predictive Modelling

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 4 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.85%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 10 (38.46%) Retail
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) German Language
4 3 (11.54%) Automotive
4 3 (11.54%) Publishing
5 2 (7.69%) Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Dutch Language
5 2 (7.69%) French Language
5 2 (7.69%) Italian Language
5 2 (7.69%) Spanish Language
6 1 (3.85%) Back Office
6 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Architect
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) CSS
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) JPA
1 4 (15.38%) Keras
1 4 (15.38%) Pandas
1 4 (15.38%) REST
1 4 (15.38%) scikit-learn
1 4 (15.38%) Theano
1 4 (15.38%) Torch
1 4 (15.38%) XGBoost
1 4 (15.38%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) Spring
2 3 (11.54%) XSLT
3 2 (7.69%) Drools
3 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.69%) Java EE
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) XSD
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Deep Learning
5 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
5 4 (15.38%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) Predictive Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) Quantitative Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Refactoring
5 4 (15.38%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) Statistics
6 3 (11.54%) B2C
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) R
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) ABAP
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) MBA
2 5 (19.23%) PhD
3 2 (7.69%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) CLAS
4 1 (3.85%) GIAC
4 1 (3.85%) HND
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.85%) SANS
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) SAP
3 5 (19.23%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft