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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 62 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.68% - 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.77% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
159 91 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.07% 17.27% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 42 75
Average daily rate £380 £369 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £167 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 18
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.07% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.92 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Computer Science
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (25.00%) Games
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (25.00%) Industrial Design
3 2 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) French Language
4 1 (12.50%) German Language
4 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
2 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Data Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) EJB
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
1 1 (12.50%) Servlets
1 1 (12.50%) Struts
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
1 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
1 3 (37.50%) UML
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Industrial Design
2 2 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Sun