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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 54 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 17 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.90% 0.80% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.40% 3.33% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
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£310 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +27.27%
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
315 210 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.20% 23.95% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 99 69
Average daily rate £340 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.58% -6.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 21 (95.45%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 7 (31.82%) jQuery
4 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) OO
5 6 (27.27%) CSS
5 6 (27.27%) MVC
5 6 (27.27%) LINQ
5 6 (27.27%) Web Development
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (22.73%) REST
6 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
6 5 (22.73%) JSON
6 5 (22.73%) XML
6 5 (22.73%) XSL
6 5 (22.73%) IIS
6 5 (22.73%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) C++
7 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
7 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
8 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.55%) 802.11
2 1 (4.55%) X.500
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQLite
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) NUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 2 (9.09%) Moq
3 1 (4.55%) Yeoman
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) jQuery
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (27.27%) LINQ
4 6 (27.27%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) JSON
5 5 (22.73%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) XSL
5 5 (22.73%) REST
6 3 (13.64%) WCF
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
7 2 (9.09%) WPF
7 2 (9.09%) MSMQ
7 2 (9.09%) Ajax
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Economics
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) OO
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Web Development
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) OWASP
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.09%) MVVM
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (9.09%) ITSM
7 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) PMP
3 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.55%) GIAC
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCDA
4 1 (4.55%) CCDP
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) HL7
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.55%) IronPort
3 1 (4.55%) F5
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco