Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 20 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 74 97
Rank change year-on-year -19 +23 -13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 28 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.60% 1.50% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.41% 4.21% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 15
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £563 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +50.00% +33.93%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £291
90th Percentile £499 £734 £603
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% +33.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.25 - £46.00

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 437 451 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 25.04% 35.60% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 242 285
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £257 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 29
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £53.75 £38.75 £27.60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.10
% change year-on-year +28.57% -0.69% -6.02%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Milton Keynes

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Milton Keynes

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Milton Keynes

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 26 (92.86%) Degree
2 14 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Retail
5 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.86%) Blue Prism
7 5 (17.86%) Robotic Process Automation
7 5 (17.86%) Automotive
7 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.86%) B2C
7 5 (17.86%) Banking
7 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) Java
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
9 3 (10.71%) Information Security
9 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
9 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
9 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.71%) .NET
9 3 (10.71%) Web Services
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management
9 3 (10.71%) CISSP
9 3 (10.71%) Windows
9 3 (10.71%) Avaya

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) Redis
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.71%) Selenium
1 3 (10.71%) webpack
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Retail
3 5 (17.86%) Automotive
3 5 (17.86%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) German Language
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Information Officer
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Security Officer
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
1 3 (10.71%) React
1 3 (10.71%) Spring
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Robotics
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.86%) B2C
3 5 (17.86%) Robotic Process Automation
3 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security
5 3 (10.71%) Microservices
5 3 (10.71%) Planning Poker
5 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Statistics
5 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
6 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) ES6
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) Degree
2 14 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (10.71%) CISSP
4 2 (7.14%) CISM
5 1 (3.57%) CLAS
5 1 (3.57%) GIAC
5 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.57%) RHCE
5 1 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) AS 2805
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Blue Prism
2 3 (10.71%) Avaya
3 2 (7.14%) Cloudera
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.57%) Brocade
4 1 (3.57%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) VMware