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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 30 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.20% 3.66% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.95% 11.76% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £306 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +74.27%

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
88 85 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.67% 31.14% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 63 81
Median daily rate £450 £369 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £563 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.60 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £95.20 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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
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 February 2017, 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 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (30.00%) Perl
5 6 (30.00%) PHP
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) RDF
6 5 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) XSLT
6 5 (25.00%) MySQL
6 5 (25.00%) XML Schema
6 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (25.00%) Symfony
6 5 (25.00%) Release Management
6 5 (25.00%) Drupal
6 5 (25.00%) XPath
6 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (25.00%) SilverStripe
6 5 (25.00%) Laravel
6 5 (25.00%) Secure Coding
6 5 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 4 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (20.00%) Service Design
7 4 (20.00%) Office 365

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 5 (25.00%) Drupal
1 5 (25.00%) SilverStripe
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (10.00%) GitHub
3 2 (10.00%) Heroku
3 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (15.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Junos
3 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
1 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Angular Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Software Development Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) Laravel
2 5 (25.00%) Symfony
2 5 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) XML Schema
2 5 (25.00%) XSLT
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) Ember.js
3 2 (10.00%) Express
3 2 (10.00%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (10.00%) Meteor
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) React
3 2 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) Visualforce
4 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) BYOD
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.00%) PKI
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (15.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (25.00%) RDF
3 5 (25.00%) Release Management
3 5 (25.00%) Secure Coding
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Design
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Email Filtering
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Network Design
5 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Perl
1 6 (30.00%) PHP
2 5 (25.00%) XPath
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
6 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.00%) Brocade
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) SAP