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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 63 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.11% 0.28% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.36% 1.32% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
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£410 £93 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+343.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.75 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -44.00%
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
298 152 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.07% 20.91% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 74 57
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £150 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £15.00 £18.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 20 (95.24%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) Incident Management
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Selenium
6 3 (14.29%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) JIRA
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) WatiN
6 3 (14.29%) HND
6 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Telerik
7 2 (9.52%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) XSL
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) WatiN
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Redmine
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Service Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) XSL
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (9.52%) LINQ
3 2 (9.52%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.76%) JSP
4 1 (4.76%) Servlets
4 1 (4.76%) Struts
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
4 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Learning Management System
1 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Incident Management
2 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Workflow
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Coaching
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) HND
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Telerik
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Sun
3 1 (4.76%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.76%) ILOG
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
Milton Keynes
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago