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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 79 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 0.49% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 2.29% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£368 £251 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.68%
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
347 218 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.44% 21.39% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 118 73
Average daily rate £338 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.30 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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
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 30 January 2015. 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 -8 5 £368 +320.00% 5
High Wycombe 0 1 - - 2
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - - 2
Aylesbury - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (95.24%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) XML
4 5 (23.81%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Telerik
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 3 (14.29%) HND
6 3 (14.29%) JIRA
6 3 (14.29%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) Selenium
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) WatiN
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.52%) LINQ

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
1 3 (14.29%) WatiN
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Service Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (9.52%) LINQ
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.52%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) XSL
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) PMI
1 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) zOS
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (14.29%) Workflow
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) C
5 2 (9.52%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) HND
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) GxP
2 1 (4.76%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) HP
1 3 (14.29%) Telerik
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Cognizant
2 1 (4.76%) ILOG