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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 28 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.00% - 2.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.69% - 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 - £163
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 - £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £173
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £8.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £15.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+130.64% -59.21%
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
65 60 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.00% 29.56% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 35
Average daily rate £310 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) PhD
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) Physics
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Image Processing
2 2 (40.00%) Video Processing
2 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (20.00%) Informatics
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Economics
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) RFID
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) OpenGL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) RFID
1 1 (20.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP BI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) STL
1 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (20.00%) CakePHP
1 1 (20.00%) OAuth
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
1 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) Physics
2 1 (20.00%) Kinect
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Economics
2 1 (20.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) Image Processing
1 2 (40.00%) Video Processing
1 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Parallel Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PhD
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Zend
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook