Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 84 74
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10 +17
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 25 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.78% 1.89% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.30% 6.82% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £550 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.54% +7.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £326 £311
90th Percentile £670 £498 £630
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £490 £431 £383
% change year-on-year +13.62% +12.75% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £12.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +7.41% - -

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 397 469 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.28% 27.72% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 250 236
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £415
% change year-on-year - -3.50% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 18
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.57% -
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.33 £19.95 £15.26
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018, 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 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (52.00%) Finance
3 11 (44.00%) C#
3 11 (44.00%) Open Source
4 10 (40.00%) DevOps
5 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (36.00%) .NET
5 9 (36.00%) Legal
6 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (28.00%) Retail
8 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
8 6 (24.00%) SaaS
8 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (24.00%) CISSP
8 6 (24.00%) C++
8 6 (24.00%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (24.00%) Conceptual Models
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (20.00%) Master's Degree
9 5 (20.00%) Appium
9 5 (20.00%) Mentoring

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 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Documentum
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (24.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Redis
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Appium
1 5 (20.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (8.00%) Calabash
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (4.00%) Xcode
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Legal
3 7 (28.00%) Retail
4 5 (20.00%) Automotive
4 5 (20.00%) German Language
5 3 (12.00%) Banking
6 2 (8.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Architect
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Technical Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Automation Tester
5 4 (16.00%) Tester
6 3 (12.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Head of Development
7 2 (8.00%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) LAMP
3 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Android
1 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (44.00%) Open Source
4 10 (40.00%) DevOps
5 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (24.00%) Conceptual Models
8 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
8 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
9 5 (20.00%) B2C
9 5 (20.00%) BDD
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (20.00%) OO
9 5 (20.00%) OOP
9 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) C++
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) CISSP
2 6 (24.00%) TOGAF Certification
3 5 (20.00%) Master's Degree
3 5 (20.00%) SSCP
4 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (12.00%) ISEB
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Kofax
4 1 (4.00%) Meridio
4 1 (4.00%) OpenText