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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 62 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.15% 1.43% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 3.87% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 6
Median daily rate - £388 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.20%
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 £42.50 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -32.63%
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
232 310 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 34.78% 36.86% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 161 117
Median daily rate £450 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £253 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 9
Median hourly rate £10.24 £14.10 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.39% +12.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.74 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 24 July 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) Sun
4 4 (50.00%) Sun Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Maven
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) JSP
6 2 (25.00%) Servlets
6 2 (25.00%) Struts
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) SOA
7 1 (12.50%) Middleware
7 1 (12.50%) SQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) JSP
4 2 (25.00%) Servlets
4 2 (25.00%) Struts
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) ELK Stack
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Software Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP