The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 15 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.49% 1.07% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.32% 3.42% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Median daily rate £675 £325 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.69% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £296 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £460 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
Computer Science
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
205 292 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 34.00% 31.30% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 131 165
Median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 26
Median hourly rate £37.50 £11.69 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.78% -22.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £16.89 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Milton Keynes region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Milton Keynes region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 19 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Retail
3 8 (42.11%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) MBA
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) SAP
5 5 (26.32%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (26.32%) PhD
5 5 (26.32%) Vagrant
5 5 (26.32%) Docker
6 4 (21.05%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) Quantitative Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.79%) R
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Machine Learning
7 3 (15.79%) Statistics
7 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
7 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 3 (15.79%) Refactoring
7 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
7 3 (15.79%) German Language

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Redis
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Vagrant
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (47.37%) Retail
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) German Language
3 3 (15.79%) Publishing
4 2 (10.53%) Automotive
5 1 (5.26%) Back Office
5 1 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Dutch Language
5 1 (5.26%) French Language
5 1 (5.26%) Italian Language
5 1 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Development Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Test Development Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Lead Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Architect
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Enterprise Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) Keras
1 3 (15.79%) Pandas
1 3 (15.79%) scikit-learn
1 3 (15.79%) Theano
1 3 (15.79%) Torch
1 3 (15.79%) XGBoost
2 2 (10.53%) ELK Stack
2 2 (10.53%) Node.js
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
1 3 (15.79%) Statistics
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) Deep Learning
5 3 (15.79%) Machine Learning
5 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
5 3 (15.79%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) Quantitative Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Refactoring
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) R
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) MBA
2 5 (26.32%) PhD
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) CLAS
3 1 (5.26%) GIAC
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) SDET
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
1 5 (26.32%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) ION Trading
3 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) FireEye
3 1 (5.26%) GFI Software
3 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
3 1 (5.26%) Rapid7
3 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) TippingPoint