Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 58 65
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 -20
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 19 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.57% 3.37% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.59% 14.04% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 9
Oxford median daily rate £475 £444 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% +12.34% +27.42%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £147
90th Percentile £570 £679 £507
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £444 £395
% change year-on-year -1.41% +12.34% +11.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £38.25 -

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 164 171 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 22.22% 24.02% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 107 186
Oxford median daily rate £440 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.62% +7.74%
10th Percentile £175 £105 £225
90th Percentile £570 £565 £523
Oxfordshire median daily rate £430 £413 £395
% change year-on-year +4.24% +4.43% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 12
Oxford median hourly rate £17.77 £13.25 £16.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.11% -18.92% +16.73%
10th Percentile £13.68 £11.33 £10.10
90th Percentile £44.13 £47.60 £52.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.80 £16.38 £15.86
% change year-on-year +2.60% +3.25% +9.38%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Oxford

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Oxford

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Oxford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Oxford

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 16 (84.21%) Change Management
2 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (63.16%) JIRA
4 10 (52.63%) Degree
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (52.63%) Web Services
5 9 (47.37%) DNS
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
6 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
7 7 (36.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (36.84%) Linux
7 7 (36.84%) SLA
7 7 (36.84%) Scrum
7 7 (36.84%) Confluence
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (31.58%) DevOps
9 5 (26.32%) Docker
9 5 (26.32%) Kubernetes
9 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (26.32%) Analytics
9 5 (26.32%) Apache
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) IIS
9 5 (26.32%) Java
9 5 (26.32%) Middleware
9 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 7 (36.84%) Confluence
2 5 (26.32%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (26.32%) PaaS
4 3 (15.79%) Office 365
5 1 (5.26%) Bluemix
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) SaaS
5 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security
2 3 (15.79%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (10.53%) BGP
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
4 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.26%) HSRP
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) OSPF
4 1 (5.26%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) JIRA
2 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Maven
3 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
3 3 (15.79%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Software Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Development Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Development Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) QA Tester
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Development Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Software Development Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Software Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Development Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Salesforce Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) LAMP
2 5 (26.32%) Middleware
3 3 (15.79%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) EDIFACT
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Fintech
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
1 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Change Management
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) DevOps
6 5 (26.32%) Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) Open Source
6 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
6 5 (26.32%) Time Management
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
7 4 (21.05%) Web Analytics
8 3 (15.79%) API Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (15.79%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.26%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) SLA
2 4 (21.05%) PMO
3 3 (15.79%) QA
4 1 (5.26%) GCP
4 1 (5.26%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Kubernetes
1 5 (26.32%) SCOM
2 4 (21.05%) Ansible
3 3 (15.79%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM
4 2 (10.53%) Nagios
5 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.26%) Puppet
5 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Google
3 3 (15.79%) McAfee
3 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (15.79%) Talend
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) New Relic
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle