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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 37 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.78% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.22% 1.59% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.91% -0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £32.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +7.43%
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
115 63 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.12% 27.27% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 42 27
Average daily rate £380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.00 £13.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.38 £12.20 £10.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.90 £15.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 3 (33.33%) Physics
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) PlayStation
5 2 (22.22%) Xbox
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Games
5 2 (22.22%) Grid Computing
5 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) WebTrends
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Games
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 3 (33.33%) Physics
3 2 (22.22%) PlayStation
3 2 (22.22%) Xbox
3 2 (22.22%) Grid Computing
4 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Dell
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau
1 1 (11.11%) Eloqua
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Aprimo