Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 78 81
Rank change year-on-year +37 +3 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 8 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.56% 0.79% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 0.89% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 18
Median daily rate £453 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% -14.29% +23.53%
10th Percentile £251 £313 £235
90th Percentile £488 £563 £613
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £453 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +0.59% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +141.38% +7.41%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £35.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +141.38% +7.41%

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 314 901 1,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 89.20% 89.03% 86.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 554 721
Median daily rate £480 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.64% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £235
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 43 64
Median hourly rate £14.53 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.17% +11.11% -2.53%
10th Percentile £9.99 £10.80 £8.91
90th Percentile £46.45 £38.00 £16.66
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.05
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.44% -6.33%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Computer Science as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Computer Science in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Computer Science in Milton Keynes

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Computer Science in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Milton Keynes

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Computer Science in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) Azure
3 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) React
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) User Experience
5 3 (33.33%) webpack
5 3 (33.33%) Apple Swift
5 3 (33.33%) React Native
5 3 (33.33%) Kotlin
5 3 (33.33%) ES6
5 3 (33.33%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (33.33%) Chai
5 3 (33.33%) npm
5 3 (33.33%) Jest

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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Azure
3 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 3 (33.33%) npm
5 2 (22.22%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Grunt
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Mocha
1 3 (33.33%) webpack
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Applications Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Mobile Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Data Scientist
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) React Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) JSON
1 4 (44.44%) React
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 3 (33.33%) Chai
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Express
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) Mongoose
2 3 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (33.33%) PhoneGap
2 3 (33.33%) React Native
2 3 (33.33%) Redux
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 3 (33.33%) Sass
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Data Science
4 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (33.33%) MVVM
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
5 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) ES6
2 3 (33.33%) Kotlin
2 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) R
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) OutSystems
1 3 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (11.11%) Black Duck
2 1 (11.11%) Capita