Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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, Comp Sci)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 63 90
Rank change year-on-year +14 +27 -21
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 15 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.10% 2.33% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.63% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 10
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £555 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.91% +24.02% -5.79%
10th Percentile £425 £286 £300
90th Percentile £663 £725 £552
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £555 £425
% change year-on-year -9.91% +30.59% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £14.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.82% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +263.64% -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 593 987 1,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 82.94% 88.52% 84.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 602 743
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +2.47%
10th Percentile £276 £240 £263
90th Percentile £575 £613 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £424 £415
% change year-on-year +0.29% +2.11% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +15.25% +3.51%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.00 £9.37
90th Percentile £19.00 £47.50 £24.70
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +20.00%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (60.00%) Security Management
3 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (60.00%) CISSP
3 9 (60.00%) McAfee
3 9 (60.00%) GIAC
3 9 (60.00%) Information Security
3 9 (60.00%) Retail
3 9 (60.00%) TOGAF
3 9 (60.00%) Nessus
3 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (60.00%) Qualys
3 9 (60.00%) OWASP
3 9 (60.00%) Burp Suite
3 9 (60.00%) TOGAF Certification
3 9 (60.00%) GDPR
3 9 (60.00%) Rapid7
3 9 (60.00%) CLAS
3 9 (60.00%) SANS
3 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (53.33%) Patch Management
4 8 (53.33%) Security Patching
4 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (53.33%) Security Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
5 7 (46.67%) GAP Analysis

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 9 (60.00%) Retail
2 5 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Security Architect
3 5 (33.33%) DevSecOps Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Android SDK
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Core Animation
2 1 (6.67%) Core Data
2 1 (6.67%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Information Security
1 9 (60.00%) OWASP
1 9 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 9 (60.00%) Security Management
1 9 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (53.33%) Patch Management
2 8 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Security Patching
2 8 (53.33%) Security Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (46.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (46.67%) Feasibility Study
3 7 (46.67%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Security Architecture
4 6 (40.00%) DevSecOps
5 2 (13.33%) Android Development
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
1 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (60.00%) CISSP
3 9 (60.00%) CLAS
3 9 (60.00%) GIAC
3 9 (60.00%) SANS
3 9 (60.00%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) GDPR
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) McAfee
1 9 (60.00%) Qualys
1 9 (60.00%) Rapid7
2 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Openreach
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau