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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 31 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.48% 2.81% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.64% 8.08% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Median daily rate £500 £350 £184
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +90.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £191 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £440 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +49.87%

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
87 99 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.53% 34.74% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 77 79
Median daily rate £450 £369 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 13
Median hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% +57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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 10 (50.00%) Degree
1 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (30.00%) MVC
4 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Perl
4 6 (30.00%) PHP
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) XSLT
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) MySQL
5 5 (25.00%) RDF
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) DNS
5 5 (25.00%) XML Schema
5 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (25.00%) DHCP
5 5 (25.00%) Symfony
5 5 (25.00%) Release Management
5 5 (25.00%) Drupal
5 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (25.00%) SCCM
5 5 (25.00%) SCOM
5 5 (25.00%) XPath

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 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (10.00%) GitHub
3 2 (10.00%) Heroku
3 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) LDAP
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
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%) Back Office
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Designer
2 4 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Software Development Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Migration 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%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) Sass
4 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) BYOD
3 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (20.00%) PKI
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Unix
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (25.00%) RDF
3 5 (25.00%) Release Management
3 5 (25.00%) Secure Coding
3 5 (25.00%) Service Design
4 4 (20.00%) Email Filtering
4 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Network Design
5 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Perl
1 6 (30.00%) PHP
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) XPath
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) 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 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (25.00%) 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 5 (25.00%) SCCM
1 5 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) 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%) SAP