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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 59 60 63
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.78% 1.33% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.12% 4.29% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 4
Median daily rate £395 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.53% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £370 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.02% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

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 254 233 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 34.79% 30.98% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 119 110
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Milton Keynes

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 17 (77.27%) Degree
2 13 (59.09%) Oracle
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
5 8 (36.36%) Retail
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) SAP
7 6 (27.27%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) IT Strategy
8 5 (22.73%) BPMN
8 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
8 5 (22.73%) SonarQube
8 5 (22.73%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (22.73%) Unix
8 5 (22.73%) UML
8 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
8 5 (22.73%) Scrum
8 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (22.73%) JIRA
9 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
9 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
9 4 (18.18%) MBA
9 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (18.18%) PhD
9 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 4 (18.18%) SOA
9 4 (18.18%) OO
9 4 (18.18%) Linux

Computer Science
Top Related 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 4 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.64%) Confluence
2 3 (13.64%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) LiveCycle
2 3 (13.64%) SAS
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) NetWeaver
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
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%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) DB2
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) SonarQube
2 5 (22.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (36.36%) Retail
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Publishing
4 2 (9.09%) German Language
5 1 (4.55%) Automotive
5 1 (4.55%) Back Office
5 1 (4.55%) Dutch Language
5 1 (4.55%) French Language
5 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
5 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Finance Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Finance Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Process Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Project Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Enterprise Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) JPA
1 4 (18.18%) REST
1 4 (18.18%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) Spring
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%) 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 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) zOS
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) IT Strategy
3 5 (22.73%) BPMN
3 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) UML
4 4 (18.18%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) SDLC
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITSM
5 3 (13.64%) Kanban
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) ABAP
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) R
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) MBA
2 4 (18.18%) PhD
3 3 (13.64%) APMG
4 2 (9.09%) Sun Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) CLAS
5 1 (4.55%) GIAC
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (4.55%) SANS
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) SAP
3 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (13.64%) Adobe
4 3 (13.64%) ILOG
5 2 (9.09%) Cloudera
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft