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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 72 69 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.65% 1.00% 1.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% 3.61% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 8
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £213 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-28.66% +15.44%
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
154 194 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.16% 27.64% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 146 93
Median daily rate £400 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 14
Median hourly rate £20.75 £15.93 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.25% +13.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £10.20 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.15 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -12 8 £400 +1.26% 9
Kidlington - 1 £450 - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 20 (58.82%) Degree
2 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (52.94%) Java
3 18 (52.94%) Project Management
3 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (44.12%) Change Management
5 15 (44.12%) Time Management
6 14 (41.18%) QA
6 14 (41.18%) Web Services
6 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (38.24%) Confluence
7 13 (38.24%) Process Improvement
7 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
7 13 (38.24%) JIRA
8 12 (35.29%) Product Management
8 12 (35.29%) Scrum
8 12 (35.29%) Test Planning
8 12 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (35.29%) Defect Tracking
8 12 (35.29%) IT Audit
9 11 (32.35%) Validation
9 11 (32.35%) Maven
9 11 (32.35%) Kanban
9 11 (32.35%) Performance Testing
9 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (32.35%) SQL
9 11 (32.35%) JUnit
10 10 (29.41%) SOAP
10 10 (29.41%) Windows

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 (38.24%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Solr
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) DHCP
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
1 4 (11.76%) Kerberos
1 4 (11.76%) LAN
1 4 (11.76%) LDAP
1 4 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
1 13 (38.24%) JIRA
2 11 (32.35%) JUnit
2 11 (32.35%) Maven
3 10 (29.41%) SoapUI
3 10 (29.41%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (8.82%) IntelliJ
4 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.88%) VectorCAST
6 1 (2.94%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 7 (20.59%) Publishing
2 4 (11.76%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) AWS Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Designer
4 4 (11.76%) QA Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Network Design Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Software Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Software Design Architect
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Storage Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) Web Services
2 10 (29.41%) SOAP
3 6 (17.65%) HTML
4 5 (14.71%) .NET
5 3 (8.82%) Node.js
5 3 (8.82%) PostGIS
5 3 (8.82%) Spring Boot
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) XSLT
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) BYOD
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) PKI
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.88%) Physics
5 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.94%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.94%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Unix
4 4 (11.76%) Mac OS X
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Project Management
3 16 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (44.12%) Change Management
4 15 (44.12%) Time Management
5 13 (38.24%) Process Improvement
6 12 (35.29%) Defect Tracking
6 12 (35.29%) IT Audit
6 12 (35.29%) Product Management
6 12 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (35.29%) Scrum
6 12 (35.29%) Test Planning
7 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (32.35%) Kanban
7 11 (32.35%) Performance Testing
7 11 (32.35%) Validation
8 10 (29.41%) API Testing
8 10 (29.41%) Data Validation
9 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
10 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) C#
4 6 (17.65%) C++
4 6 (17.65%) PHP
5 4 (11.76%) Perl
5 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.88%) C
6 2 (5.88%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) HL7
2 1 (2.94%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.94%) ISO13485
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (8.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
1 4 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Talend
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Perforce
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