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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.22% - 1.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.07% - 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 11
Median daily rate £389 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year -20.93% +39.83%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 221 197 309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 30.07% 29.54% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 101 161
Median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £273 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £577 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.24 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -54.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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 16 (72.73%) Degree
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) JIRA
3 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
4 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (36.36%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle
4 8 (36.36%) OO
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) Confluence
5 7 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (27.27%) Open Source
6 6 (27.27%) Docker
6 6 (27.27%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) Retail
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
6 6 (27.27%) C#
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) UML
7 5 (22.73%) OOP
7 5 (22.73%) Unix
7 5 (22.73%) BPMN
7 5 (22.73%) Android
7 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
7 5 (22.73%) Ruby

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 7 (31.82%) Confluence
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (13.64%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) LiveCycle
3 3 (13.64%) SAS
4 2 (9.09%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (4.55%) CMS
5 1 (4.55%) NetWeaver
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Staffware
2 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.55%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Redis
2 3 (13.64%) DB2
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
1 9 (40.91%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (22.73%) SonarQube
2 5 (22.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (18.18%) Appium
3 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (18.18%) Bitbucket
3 4 (18.18%) Calabash
3 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 3 (13.64%) Subversion
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Automotive
4 1 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Finance Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Finance Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Process Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Project Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Test Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) JPA
1 4 (18.18%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) REST
2 3 (13.64%) XSLT
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) Drools
3 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) Java EE
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 2 (9.09%) XSD
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) Java SE
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) LAMP
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.55%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Android
2 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Mac OS X
4 3 (13.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (36.36%) OO
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 6 (27.27%) Open Source
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) BPMN
5 5 (22.73%) OOP
5 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 5 (22.73%) UML
6 4 (18.18%) BDD
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) SOA
6 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Ruby
4 4 (18.18%) Apple Swift
4 4 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) ABAP
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (18.18%) Master's Degree
4 3 (13.64%) APMG
5 2 (9.09%) Sun Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CISM
6 1 (4.55%) CISSP
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 3 (13.64%) ILOG
3 2 (9.09%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
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