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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 60 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.95% 2.73% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.15% 10.94% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
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£313 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +19.29%
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
222 128 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.08% 25.00% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 81 53
Average daily rate £365 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 15
Average hourly rate £13.35 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.77 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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
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 24 April 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 -17 3 £313 -30.55% 9
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) UML
7 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) CSS
7 4 (26.67%) Informatics
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (26.67%) CSS3
7 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (13.33%) Process Management
9 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (13.33%) Workflow
9 2 (13.33%) Publishing
9 2 (13.33%) CMS
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) Grid Computing
9 2 (13.33%) Web Design

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Assistant
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) C Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 2 (13.33%) Java EE
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) EJB
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
3 2 (13.33%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Informatics
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Grid Computing
3 2 (13.33%) Web 2.0
3 2 (13.33%) Learning Management System
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) UML
2 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Process Management
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Business Development
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
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