The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Abingdon 5.56% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -17.35%
Computer Science
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Abingdon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Abingdon 33.33% 26.67% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £425 £350 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +141.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Abingdon region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Abingdon

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Abingdon region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Abingdon

Computer Science
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Abingdon region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Abingdon region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree