The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 61 68 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.91% 0.14% 2.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.44% 0.69% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
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£273 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
180 145 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.45% 20.25% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 73 44
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 14
Average hourly rate £16.13 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £12.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Computer Science
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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 1 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (40.00%) Sun
3 6 (40.00%) Sun Certification
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) JUnit
3 6 (40.00%) JSP
3 6 (40.00%) Servlets
3 6 (40.00%) Struts
3 6 (40.00%) Spring
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) UML
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) EJB
5 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (13.33%) Photoshop

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (13.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Redmine
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Data Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modeller
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) J2EE
1 6 (40.00%) JSP
1 6 (40.00%) Servlets
1 6 (40.00%) Struts
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
1 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) EJB
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
3 1 (6.67%) VLE
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
2 4 (26.67%) UML
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Industrial Design
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Sun
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) ILOG
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat