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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 58 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 1.14% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 3.47% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Median daily rate £325 £380 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £39.72 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-3.68% -16.38%
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
263 317 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 39.73% 32.71% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 155 107
Median daily rate £450 £368 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.17 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.58% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.74 £10.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £27.90 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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
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 28 August 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
5 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
5 1 (16.67%) FireEye
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (16.67%) Nexpose
5 1 (16.67%) SDET
5 1 (16.67%) ELK Stack
5 1 (16.67%) Software Optimisation
5 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team

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 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Architect
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) ELK Stack
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Software Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nexpose
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) FireEye
2 1 (16.67%) GFI Software
2 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Rapid7
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint