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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 76 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.58% - 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.04% - 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £450 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
230 123 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.17% 14.75% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 55 107
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £166 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 23
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 6 £450 - 2
Aylesbury - - - - 3
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chalfont St Giles - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Marlow - - - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
5 2 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (16.67%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (16.67%) Games
5 2 (16.67%) E-Learning
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Industrial Design
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (16.67%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
2 1 (8.33%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) EJB
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
1 1 (8.33%) Servlets
1 1 (8.33%) Struts
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (16.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
2 3 (25.00%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Industrial Design
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Sun