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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 54 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.46% 0.94% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.74% 4.00% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £15.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+117.90% -59.21%
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
209 175 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.43% 23.43% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 71 91
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £15.00 £15.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Selenium
5 5 (29.41%) Spring
5 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (29.41%) J2EE
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) JUnit
5 5 (29.41%) JSP
5 5 (29.41%) Servlets
5 5 (29.41%) Struts
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Sun Certification
5 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 5 (29.41%) Sun
5 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) EJB
7 3 (17.65%) HND
7 3 (17.65%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JUnit
1 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) WatiN
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Redmine
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Manager
5 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modeller
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
2 5 (29.41%) Spring
2 5 (29.41%) J2EE
2 5 (29.41%) JSP
2 5 (29.41%) Servlets
2 5 (29.41%) Struts
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) EJB
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) REST
5 1 (5.88%) XSL
5 1 (5.88%) MSMQ
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
5 1 (5.88%) LINQ
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Sun Certification
3 3 (17.65%) HND
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Sun
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Telerik
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
3 1 (5.88%) ILOG
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £20 - £28 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago