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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 56 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.42% 2.57% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.43% 7.66% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
Median daily rate £416 £300 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.75% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £350 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +74.27%

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
203 235 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 31.92% 33.52% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 111 120
Median daily rate £395 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 10
Median hourly rate £11.42 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £13.39 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

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
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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 19 (79.17%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) Retail
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) SAP
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (20.83%) PhD
5 5 (20.83%) German Language
5 5 (20.83%) MBA
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
6 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 4 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) CSS
6 4 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) SOA
6 4 (16.67%) JPA
6 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (16.67%) REST
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Theano
7 3 (12.50%) Vagrant
7 3 (12.50%) Deep Learning
7 3 (12.50%) Relational Database

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.17%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
2 3 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (41.67%) Retail
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) German Language
4 3 (12.50%) Automotive
4 3 (12.50%) Publishing
5 2 (8.33%) Dutch Language
5 2 (8.33%) French Language
5 2 (8.33%) Italian Language
5 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
6 1 (4.17%) Back Office
6 1 (4.17%) Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Architect
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) JPA
1 4 (16.67%) REST
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) Keras
2 3 (12.50%) Pandas
2 3 (12.50%) scikit-learn
2 3 (12.50%) Spring
2 3 (12.50%) Theano
2 3 (12.50%) Torch
2 3 (12.50%) XGBoost
2 3 (12.50%) XSLT
3 2 (8.33%) Drools
3 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.33%) Java EE
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) XSD
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) SDLC
4 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) B2C
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.50%) Deep Learning
5 3 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Statistics
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (12.50%) R
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) ABAP
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) MBA
2 5 (20.83%) PhD
3 2 (8.33%) Sun Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) CLAS
4 1 (4.17%) GIAC
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SANS
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) SAP
3 5 (20.83%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft