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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 65 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.02% 0.96% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.15% 3.70% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.72 £48.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-18.53% +53.54%
Computer Science
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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
317 216 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.35% 26.02% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 99 86
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £270 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 16
Average hourly rate £16.14 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £10.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 24 (96.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 8 (32.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (28.00%) HTML
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (28.00%) OO
4 7 (28.00%) jQuery
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (24.00%) MS Office
5 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 6 (24.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.00%) Automotive
6 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) LINQ
6 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.00%) REST
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) Change Control
7 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.00%) CSS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (16.00%) IIS
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) 802.11
4 1 (4.00%) X.500
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) LDAP
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Automotive
3 3 (12.00%) Legal
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) German Language
4 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 3 (12.00%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) PMO Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Junior
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (20.00%) LINQ
6 4 (16.00%) REST
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) XSL
6 4 (16.00%) JSON
6 4 (16.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) WCF
7 3 (12.00%) Ajax
7 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
7 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (12.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (16.00%) Economics
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) PMI
3 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
1 2 (8.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) OO
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.00%) Change Control
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) ITSM
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security
4 4 (16.00%) Web Development
5 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) OOP
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Process Management
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) PMP
2 3 (12.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.00%) GIAC
2 3 (12.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCDA
4 1 (4.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) Remedy
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) ILOG
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (4.00%) IronPort
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica