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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 53 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.01% 0.96% 3.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.15% 3.03% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate £344 £288 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £186 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+69.91% +4.80%
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
135 198 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.68% 31.58% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 132 37
Average daily rate £350 £390 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £182 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 £19.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -43.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.59 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 9 £350 +21.73% 6
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (38.89%) OO
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
3 5 (27.78%) OOD
4 4 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) Retail
4 4 (22.22%) Android
4 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 4 (22.22%) Signal Processing
5 3 (16.67%) RESTful
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Big Data
5 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 2 (11.11%) VPN
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) CCIE
6 2 (11.11%) CCNP
6 2 (11.11%) VoIP
6 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) Apache Pig
1 2 (11.11%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (11.11%) MPLS
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) WebEx
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Redmine
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Business Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Business Process Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Graduate
2 3 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (11.11%) Celery
2 2 (11.11%) Django
2 2 (11.11%) Flask
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Blog
4 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
4 1 (5.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Android
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) OOD
4 4 (22.22%) Signal Processing
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Android Development
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Hidden Markov Model
7 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C++
1 4 (22.22%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CCIE
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Juniper
1 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
1 2 (11.11%) Polycom
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Google
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
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