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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 40 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.17% 0.55% 5.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.34% 1.74% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate £350 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +4.80%
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
87 115 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.63% 31.42% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 76 28
Average daily rate £363 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.69% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 0
Average hourly rate £65.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+309.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 6 (46.15%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Big Data
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) OOD
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Polycom
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) Android
5 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) CCIE

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) Apache Pig
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (15.38%) MPLS
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Redmine
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Business Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Business Process Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Graduate
2 3 (23.08%) Graduate Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Celery
1 2 (15.38%) Django
1 2 (15.38%) Flask
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Android SDK
2 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) OOD
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
4 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Signal Processing
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) Android Development
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (7.69%) Hidden Markov Model
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Juniper
1 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
1 2 (15.38%) Polycom
2 1 (7.69%) Google