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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 66 56 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.29% 1.74% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 4.52% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £438 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +13.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.22 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+36.13% +4.06%
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
215 310 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 31.34% 38.61% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 148 119
Median daily rate £440 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £257 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
5 8 (47.06%) J2EE
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle
6 7 (41.18%) Validation
6 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
6 7 (41.18%) Selenium
6 7 (41.18%) Spring
6 7 (41.18%) Maven
6 7 (41.18%) Sun
6 7 (41.18%) Sun Certification
6 7 (41.18%) JUnit
7 6 (35.29%) jQuery
8 5 (29.41%) HTML
8 5 (29.41%) JSP
8 5 (29.41%) Servlets
8 5 (29.41%) Struts
8 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
9 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 4 (23.53%) Retail
9 4 (23.53%) CSS
9 4 (23.53%) Android
9 4 (23.53%) Sass
9 4 (23.53%) HTML5
9 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS

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 4 (23.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) JUnit
1 7 (41.18%) Maven
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
3 4 (23.53%) gulp
3 4 (23.53%) webpack
4 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) J2EE Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Architect
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Information Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Architect
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) J2EE
2 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
2 7 (41.18%) Spring
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) JSP
4 5 (29.41%) Servlets
4 5 (29.41%) Struts
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) CSS3
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) Sass
5 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) RESTful
8 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
8 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
1 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Validation
4 4 (23.53%) DevOps
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Security
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Service Design
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) ES6
3 2 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
1 7 (41.18%) Sun
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP