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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 64 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.99% 1.13% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.80% 4.84% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
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£395 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -1.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.72 £48.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-18.53% +53.54%
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
184 124 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.14% 23.40% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 89 65
Average daily rate £375 £315 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -14.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £219 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.90 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £22.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -16 5 £395 +12.85% 10
Abingdon - 2 £400 - 2
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 25 (96.15%) Degree
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) C++
4 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 9 (34.62%) Marketing
6 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 8 (30.77%) Java
6 8 (30.77%) C
6 8 (30.77%) C#
6 8 (30.77%) .NET
7 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
7 7 (26.92%) XML
7 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
7 7 (26.92%) Physics
8 6 (23.08%) Games
8 6 (23.08%) Xbox
8 6 (23.08%) SDLC
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (19.23%) jQuery
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (15.38%) Web Development
10 4 (15.38%) Informatics
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
10 4 (15.38%) MDX
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) WebTrends
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Google Analytics
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.54%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (11.54%) OLAP
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.85%) DataStage
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Marketing
2 6 (23.08%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Programmer
4 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Graphics Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Report Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Database Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Graduate
7 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
2 7 (26.92%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) jQuery
4 4 (15.38%) MDX
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) OpenMP
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
1 7 (26.92%) Physics
2 6 (23.08%) Xbox
3 4 (15.38%) Informatics
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (11.54%) PlayStation
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.85%) CUDA
6 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Workflow
5 4 (15.38%) UML
5 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) Web Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
6 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.54%) System Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Campaign Management
6 3 (11.54%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) C++
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) C
3 8 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.54%) VBScript
5 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 25 (96.15%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe
2 3 (11.54%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) Aprimo
2 3 (11.54%) Tableau
2 3 (11.54%) Eloqua
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Dell
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Informatica
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
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