The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 72 64 76
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 15 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.49% 1.25% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.62% 4.22% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
Median daily rate £365 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £296 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £370 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.02% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +186.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 325 308 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 32.24% 29.53% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 150 152
Median daily rate £396 £364 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.72% +8.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.53% -0.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £14.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £36.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Buckinghamshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Buckinghamshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Buckinghamshire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Buckinghamshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +1 13 £395 +21.53% 2
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 20 (80.00%) Degree
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (32.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) Retail
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) SAP
7 6 (24.00%) Scrum
7 6 (24.00%) JIRA
7 6 (24.00%) IT Strategy
8 5 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (20.00%) BPMN
8 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (20.00%) SonarQube
8 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (20.00%) Unix
8 5 (20.00%) UML
8 5 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (16.00%) SOA
9 4 (16.00%) OO
9 4 (16.00%) PhD
9 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (16.00%) Linux
9 4 (16.00%) XML
9 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
9 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
9 4 (16.00%) MBA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (12.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) LiveCycle
2 3 (12.00%) SAS
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Staffware
2 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.00%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) DB2
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 5 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (12.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
1 8 (32.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Publishing
3 2 (8.00%) German Language
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (4.00%) French Language
4 1 (4.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Project Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Finance Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Finance Project Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Process Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) JPA
1 4 (16.00%) REST
1 4 (16.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) Spring
2 3 (12.00%) XSLT
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) Drools
3 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) Java EE
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) Keras
3 2 (8.00%) Pandas
3 2 (8.00%) scikit-learn
3 2 (8.00%) SOAP
3 2 (8.00%) Theano
3 2 (8.00%) Torch
3 2 (8.00%) XGBoost
3 2 (8.00%) XSD
4 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) zOS
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) IT Strategy
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) BPMN
3 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) UML
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.00%) SOA
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.00%) ITSM
5 3 (12.00%) Kanban
5 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) R
4 1 (4.00%) ABAP
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) MBA
2 4 (16.00%) PhD
3 3 (12.00%) APMG
4 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) CLAS
5 1 (4.00%) GIAC
5 1 (4.00%) HND
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SANS
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) SAP
3 5 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (12.00%) Adobe
4 3 (12.00%) ILOG
5 2 (8.00%) Cloudera
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft