Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 86 117
Rank change year-on-year -20 +31 -15
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 31 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.31% 1.25% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.70% 3.94% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 17
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% +33.93%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £271
90th Percentile £499 £726 £585
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £355
% change year-on-year +3.90% +8.45% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.25 - £46.00
10th Percentile £10.00 - £45.50
90th Percentile £42.50 - £46.50
South East median hourly rate £44.12 £43.00 £9.67
% change year-on-year +2.59% +344.90% -56.07%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 544 558 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.00% 31.65% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 294 396
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £257
90th Percentile £546 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 41
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.62 £9.50
90th Percentile £44.52 £41.25 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +21.44% +15.66%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Buckinghamshire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -14 28 £450 -20.00% 2
Aylesbury +6 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 29 (93.55%) Degree
2 14 (45.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) Automotive
5 7 (22.58%) Retail
5 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
6 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.13%) Blue Prism
7 5 (16.13%) Robotic Process Automation
7 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.13%) B2C
7 5 (16.13%) Banking
7 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
8 4 (12.90%) SQL
8 4 (12.90%) Java
8 4 (12.90%) Windows
8 4 (12.90%) Linux
8 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
9 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
9 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) .NET
9 3 (9.68%) CISSP
9 3 (9.68%) Web Services
9 3 (9.68%) Avaya
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management

Computer Science
Co-occurring 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Bluetooth
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.68%) Redis
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.68%) Selenium
1 3 (9.68%) webpack
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Automotive
2 7 (22.58%) Retail
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.23%) German Language
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Service Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Information Officer
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Security Officer
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
1 3 (9.68%) React
1 3 (9.68%) Spring
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Robotics
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
3 5 (16.13%) B2C
3 5 (16.13%) Robotic Process Automation
3 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security
5 3 (9.68%) Microservices
5 3 (9.68%) Planning Poker
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Statistics
5 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.45%) Coaching
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) ES6
4 2 (6.45%) C
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) Degree
2 14 (45.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (9.68%) CISSP
4 2 (6.45%) CISM
5 1 (3.23%) CLAS
5 1 (3.23%) GIAC
5 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.23%) RHCE
5 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) COBIT
2 1 (3.23%) AS 2805
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Blue Prism
2 3 (9.68%) Avaya
3 2 (6.45%) Cloudera
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.23%) Brocade
4 1 (3.23%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Symantec
4 1 (3.23%) VMware