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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 52 27 48
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.62% 4.29% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.53% 16.50% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
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£310 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £36.88
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -43.05%
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
217 103 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.28% 26.01% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 49 58
Average daily rate £400 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £453 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 19
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.18% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £9.11 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.75 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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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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 -20 6 £299 -24.36% 12
Wallingford - - - - 2
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
3 9 (39.13%) Python
4 8 (34.78%) C++
4 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 8 (34.78%) PhD
4 8 (34.78%) Physics
5 7 (30.43%) CSS
5 7 (30.43%) MATLAB
5 7 (30.43%) Games
5 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
5 7 (30.43%) Image Processing
5 7 (30.43%) Video Processing
5 7 (30.43%) Signal Processing
6 6 (26.09%) MySQL
6 6 (26.09%) SOAP
6 6 (26.09%) XML
6 6 (26.09%) CMS
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) JSON
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) HTML5
6 6 (26.09%) CSS3
7 5 (21.74%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) EJB
7 5 (21.74%) Apache
7 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
7 5 (21.74%) Process Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 6 (26.09%) CMS
2 5 (21.74%) Apache
2 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) Alfresco
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.35%) Drupal
4 1 (4.35%) WordPress
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) RFID
1 1 (4.35%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) Maven
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (30.43%) Games
2 5 (21.74%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Database Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SAP BI Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Assistant
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Assistant Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) SOAP
3 6 (26.09%) XML
3 6 (26.09%) JSON
3 6 (26.09%) HTML5
3 6 (26.09%) CSS3
4 5 (21.74%) EJB 3.0
4 5 (21.74%) RESTful
4 5 (21.74%) Java EE
4 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
4 5 (21.74%) Spring
4 5 (21.74%) EJB
5 4 (17.39%) Middleware
6 1 (4.35%) XSLT
6 1 (4.35%) OpenGL
6 1 (4.35%) STL
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) Ajax
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
2 8 (34.78%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.35%) Kinect
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Economics
3 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.35%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) OpenVMS
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Image Processing
1 7 (30.43%) Video Processing
1 7 (30.43%) Signal Processing
2 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Workflow
3 5 (21.74%) Process Management
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
3 5 (21.74%) User Stories
4 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Business Development
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Parallel Computing
6 1 (4.35%) MVVM
6 1 (4.35%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) C++
3 7 (30.43%) MATLAB
4 5 (21.74%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) C
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) Fortran
6 2 (8.70%) Pascal
7 1 (4.35%) PL/1
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) PhD
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Telerik
3 1 (4.35%) Zend
3 1 (4.35%) Facebook
3 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
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