The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 19 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.03% 1.03% 2.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.31% 3.06% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 14
Median daily rate £400 £388 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £205 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
168 196 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.75% 33.79% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 137 168
Median daily rate £375 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 22
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.43% +72.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Oxfordshire region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Oxfordshire region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 15 £456 -8.75% 6
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £275 -
Kidlington - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 21 (58.33%) Degree
2 20 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (44.44%) Web Services
5 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (36.11%) Confluence
6 13 (36.11%) JIRA
6 13 (36.11%) Time Management
6 13 (36.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (36.11%) Windows
7 12 (33.33%) Java
7 12 (33.33%) SQL
7 12 (33.33%) Project Management
7 12 (33.33%) Change Management
8 11 (30.56%) Validation
9 10 (27.78%) JUnit
9 10 (27.78%) Scrum
9 10 (27.78%) Maven
9 10 (27.78%) Process Improvement
9 10 (27.78%) Kanban
9 10 (27.78%) Data Validation
9 10 (27.78%) QA
9 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
10 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (25.00%) Product Management
10 9 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (25.00%) Talend
10 9 (25.00%) SoapUI
10 9 (25.00%) Jenkins

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 13 (36.11%) Confluence
2 3 (8.33%) Drupal
2 3 (8.33%) SilverStripe
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (5.56%) GitHub
4 2 (5.56%) Heroku
4 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) DHCP
1 6 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) LAN
2 5 (13.89%) WAN
3 4 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 4 (11.11%) LDAP
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) Junos
4 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security
4 2 (5.56%) Skype
4 2 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
1 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) JIRA
2 10 (27.78%) JUnit
2 10 (27.78%) Maven
3 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 9 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
5 2 (5.56%) VectorCAST
6 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.78%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (19.44%) Publishing
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Designer
4 4 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Development Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Software Development Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Web Services
2 9 (25.00%) SOAP
3 5 (13.89%) .NET
4 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.33%) Laravel
4 3 (8.33%) Symfony
4 3 (8.33%) XML
4 3 (8.33%) XML Schema
4 3 (8.33%) XSLT
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.56%) Ember.js
5 2 (5.56%) Express
5 2 (5.56%) MEAN Stack
5 2 (5.56%) Meteor
5 2 (5.56%) Node.js
5 2 (5.56%) React
5 2 (5.56%) REST
5 2 (5.56%) WPF
6 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) BYOD
3 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
4 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.11%) PKI
5 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.78%) Physics
6 1 (2.78%) Reinsurance
6 1 (2.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 4 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (36.11%) Time Management
3 12 (33.33%) Change Management
3 12 (33.33%) Project Management
4 11 (30.56%) Validation
5 10 (27.78%) Data Validation
5 10 (27.78%) Kanban
5 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Process Improvement
5 10 (27.78%) Scrum
6 9 (25.00%) API Testing
6 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (25.00%) IT Audit
6 9 (25.00%) Product Management
6 9 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 8 (22.22%) Problem Management
8 6 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.89%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 4 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) XPath
6 2 (5.56%) C
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) CISSP
2 2 (5.56%) JNCIA
2 2 (5.56%) JNCIP
2 2 (5.56%) JNCIS
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) HIPAA
2 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.78%) HL7
3 1 (2.78%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.78%) ISO13485
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (5.56%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.56%) vSphere
2 2 (5.56%) XenApp
2 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
1 6 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) AppDNA
2 2 (5.56%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Talend
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
3 2 (5.56%) Brocade
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) F5
3 2 (5.56%) Intel Security
3 2 (5.56%) Juniper
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.78%) Perforce
4 1 (2.78%) RedGate
4 1 (2.78%) SAP