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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 39 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.67% 1.91% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.84% 7.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
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£398 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
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 £30.25 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.31% +46.15%
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 Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
83 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.63% 25.36% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 14
Average daily rate £413 £345 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.25 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £23.12 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) MDX
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (30.77%) C
5 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) Marketing
5 4 (30.77%) Web Development
5 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
5 4 (30.77%) Physics
6 3 (23.08%) Games
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WebTrends
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Boomi
2 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (23.08%) OLAP
3 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Programmer
3 3 (23.08%) Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Report Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) MDX
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
1 4 (30.77%) Physics
2 3 (23.08%) Xbox
2 3 (23.08%) PlayStation
3 2 (15.38%) Grid Computing
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C
4 3 (23.08%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Aprimo
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) Eloqua
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle