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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 43 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.18% 4.07% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.91% 14.00% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
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£310 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -44.00%
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
128 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.19% 29.07% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 33
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.25 £10.34 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.15% -31.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) PhD
1 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
1 6 (54.55%) Physics
2 5 (45.45%) MATLAB
2 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
2 5 (45.45%) Image Processing
2 5 (45.45%) Video Processing
2 5 (45.45%) Games
2 5 (45.45%) Signal Processing
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) CMS
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) Parallel Processing
5 1 (9.09%) Java EE
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (9.09%) Kinect
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) Facebook
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
2 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) RFID
1 1 (9.09%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Assistant Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BI Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) EJB
2 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) STL
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
2 1 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (9.09%) OAuth
2 1 (9.09%) Qt
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
1 6 (54.55%) Physics
2 1 (9.09%) Kinect
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Economics
2 1 (9.09%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
1 5 (45.45%) Image Processing
1 5 (45.45%) Video Processing
1 5 (45.45%) Signal Processing
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Parallel Processing
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
3 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) MATLAB
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) PhD
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Facebook
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Zend
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