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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.39% 0.78% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.75% 2.81% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£388 £273 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-34.21% +46.15%
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
320 249 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 36.99% 27.88% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 128 88
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 23
Average hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.56% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.75 £22.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 27 (93.10%) Degree
2 12 (41.38%) .NET
3 11 (37.93%) C#
4 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
4 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
5 9 (31.03%) HTML
5 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) jQuery
6 8 (27.59%) Project Management
6 8 (27.59%) Finance
6 8 (27.59%) OO
7 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
7 7 (24.14%) MVC
7 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
7 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
7 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.69%) LINQ
8 6 (20.69%) Web Development
8 6 (20.69%) CSS
8 6 (20.69%) MS Office
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) Web Services
9 5 (17.24%) XML
9 5 (17.24%) XSL
9 5 (17.24%) ITIL
9 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (17.24%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
3 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
3 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) 802.11
4 1 (3.45%) X.500
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Moq
3 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.90%) NUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Yeoman
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Automotive
3 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) German Language
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
3 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
3 9 (31.03%) jQuery
4 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (20.69%) LINQ
5 6 (20.69%) CSS
6 5 (17.24%) JSON
6 5 (17.24%) WCF
6 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 5 (17.24%) XML
6 5 (17.24%) XSL
6 5 (17.24%) REST
7 4 (13.79%) Ajax
7 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (10.34%) HTML5
8 3 (10.34%) React
8 3 (10.34%) RESTful
8 3 (10.34%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Economics
2 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
3 3 (10.34%) PMI
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) OO
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) MVC
3 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
4 6 (20.69%) Web Development
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.79%) ETL
6 4 (13.79%) ITSM
6 4 (13.79%) Information Security
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Change Control
7 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
7 3 (10.34%) Critical Success Factor
7 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
7 3 (10.34%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (93.10%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) PMP
2 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
3 3 (10.34%) GIAC
3 3 (10.34%) CISSP
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) ISEB
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) CCDA
5 1 (3.45%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.34%) HL7
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Remedy
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.45%) IronPort
4 1 (3.45%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica