The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 48 46 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.90% 1.37% 1.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.89% 6.10% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £39.72 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-3.68% -16.38%
Computer Science
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
72 82 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.87% 22.47% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 67 33
Median daily rate £400 £412 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +35.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.43 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.57% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £33.41 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 11 (68.75%) Project Management
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (56.25%) Time Management
3 9 (56.25%) Change Management
3 9 (56.25%) QA
4 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 8 (50.00%) JIRA
4 8 (50.00%) Maven
4 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) JUnit
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (50.00%) Kanban
4 8 (50.00%) Product Management
4 8 (50.00%) Confluence
4 8 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 8 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (50.00%) IT Audit
5 7 (43.75%) API Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Talend
5 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
5 7 (43.75%) Data Validation

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 8 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (50.00%) JIRA
1 8 (50.00%) JUnit
1 8 (50.00%) Maven
2 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
2 7 (43.75%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Server Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) PostGIS
3 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) BYOD
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Physics
2 1 (6.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) Project Management
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (56.25%) Change Management
3 9 (56.25%) Time Management
4 8 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (50.00%) IT Audit
4 8 (50.00%) Kanban
4 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 8 (50.00%) Product Management
4 8 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) Test Planning
5 7 (43.75%) API Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (43.75%) Data Validation
5 7 (43.75%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Talend
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle