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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 15 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.26% 1.36% 1.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.63% 3.57% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 7
Median daily rate £456 £500 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +61.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £240 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £528 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
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
96 112 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.27% 38.10% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 81 100
Median daily rate £400 £363 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -15.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £175 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £523 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 14
Median hourly rate £12.00 £50.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% +233.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (57.69%) Degree
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (46.15%) Web Services
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (34.62%) Confluence
6 9 (34.62%) Time Management
6 9 (34.62%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) Windows
6 9 (34.62%) Change Management
6 9 (34.62%) JIRA
7 8 (30.77%) Project Management
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
7 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 7 (26.92%) Kanban
8 7 (26.92%) Data Validation
8 7 (26.92%) JUnit
8 7 (26.92%) QA
8 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Maven
8 7 (26.92%) Validation
8 7 (26.92%) Scrum
9 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
9 6 (23.08%) SOAP
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (23.08%) Product Management

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 9 (34.62%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) Drupal
2 3 (11.54%) SilverStripe
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (19.23%) Office 365
4 2 (7.69%) GitHub
4 2 (7.69%) Heroku
4 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DHCP
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Kerberos
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) LDAP
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Junos
3 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
1 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) JIRA
2 7 (26.92%) JUnit
2 7 (26.92%) Maven
3 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 6 (23.08%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Publishing
2 2 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Development Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Development Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Software Development Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) Laravel
3 3 (11.54%) Symfony
3 3 (11.54%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) XML Schema
3 3 (11.54%) XSLT
4 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.69%) Ember.js
4 2 (7.69%) Express
4 2 (7.69%) MEAN Stack
4 2 (7.69%) Meteor
4 2 (7.69%) Node.js
4 2 (7.69%) React
4 2 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 5 (19.23%) BYOD
3 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 4 (15.38%) PKI
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.85%) Physics
5 1 (3.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
5 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Change Management
2 9 (34.62%) Time Management
3 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (30.77%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) Data Validation
4 7 (26.92%) Kanban
4 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) Validation
5 6 (23.08%) API Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (23.08%) IT Audit
5 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 6 (23.08%) Product Management
5 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (23.08%) Test Planning
6 5 (19.23%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 4 (15.38%) Perl
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
5 3 (11.54%) XPath
6 2 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CISSP
2 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
2 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
2 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
1 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (19.23%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
1 5 (19.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.85%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 6 (23.08%) Talend
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.85%) Brocade
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.85%) SAP