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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.79% 4.72% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
Computer Science
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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
121 40 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 32.01% 18.87% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 24 24
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £169 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +65.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £17.60 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
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 31 March 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Physics
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Grid Computing
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (12.50%) Games
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Assistant
3 1 (12.50%) Assistant Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) EJB
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Physics
2 2 (25.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) Image Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Video Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle