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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 17 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.39% 0.74% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.51% 2.21% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate £300 £410 £176
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +132.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £342 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £442 £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +4.80%
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
261 271 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 36.76% 33.54% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 122 101
Average daily rate £385 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.83 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 14 (58.33%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Retail
4 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) HTML5
6 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
6 5 (20.83%) Node.js
6 5 (20.83%) Android
6 5 (20.83%) CSS3
6 5 (20.83%) Sass
6 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (20.83%) DevOps
6 5 (20.83%) webpack
6 5 (20.83%) gulp
6 5 (20.83%) ES6
6 5 (20.83%) CSS
6 5 (20.83%) Validation
7 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 4 (16.67%) Sun
7 4 (16.67%) Sun Certification
7 4 (16.67%) JSP
7 4 (16.67%) Servlets
7 4 (16.67%) Struts
7 4 (16.67%) Eclipse

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (20.83%) Node.js
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) gulp
1 5 (20.83%) webpack
2 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (16.67%) JUnit
2 4 (16.67%) Maven
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) CSS
2 5 (20.83%) CSS3
2 5 (20.83%) HTML5
2 5 (20.83%) jQuery
2 5 (20.83%) Sass
2 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (16.67%) J2EE
3 4 (16.67%) JSP
3 4 (16.67%) Servlets
3 4 (16.67%) Spring
3 4 (16.67%) Struts
4 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
6 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.17%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Android
1 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (20.83%) DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) Validation
5 3 (12.50%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) Change Control
7 1 (4.17%) Computer Security
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security
7 1 (4.17%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) ES6
4 4 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.17%) CLIST
6 1 (4.17%) COBOL
6 1 (4.17%) JCL
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) REXX
6 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
1 4 (16.67%) Sun
2 2 (8.33%) ILOG
3 1 (4.17%) CA
3 1 (4.17%) Micro Focus