The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Oxfordshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 41 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 6 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.26% 0.40% 2.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.12% 2.33% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +32.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £355 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £355 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £8.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
98 86 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.55% 17.41% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 44 44
Average daily rate £303 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.25 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.06 £22.50 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Computer Science
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 4 £350 - 4
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 1
Bicester - - - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (77.78%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Security
2 4 (22.22%) Physics
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) PhD
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Information Management
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.11%) Drupal
4 2 (11.11%) SaaS
4 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) Economics
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (11.11%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.56%) Moodle
2 1 (5.56%) Sakai Project
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) RFID
1 1 (5.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.56%) SAP BI
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) IT Security Officer
1 4 (22.22%) Security Officer
2 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
3 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Junior PHP Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) STL
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) XSLT
3 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.56%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (5.56%) CakePHP
3 1 (5.56%) OAuth
3 1 (5.56%) Qt
3 1 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Physics
2 2 (11.11%) Economics
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Photography
3 1 (5.56%) Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) Kinect
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.56%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Security
1 4 (22.22%) Information Security
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Web Design
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) PhD
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) BS25999
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
1 1 (5.56%) Saba
1 1 (5.56%) Telerik
1 1 (5.56%) Capita
1 1 (5.56%) Zend
1 1 (5.56%) Blackboard
1 1 (5.56%) Facebook
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Timothy James Consulting Ltd
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