Period
to 14 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Degree
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 76 93
Rank change year-on-year +25 +17 +13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 10 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.62% 1.34% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.10% 13.68% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 11
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -15.79%
10th Percentile £358 £369 £363
90th Percentile £640 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £22.93 -
South East median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £44.12
% change year-on-year -8.33% +2.01% +78.24%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 99 117 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 16.02% 9.77% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 70 166
Oxfordshire median daily rate £418 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.65% -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £160 £197 £219
90th Percentile £590 £600 £525
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% +17.42% -20.51%
10th Percentile £18.13 £15.63 £16.63
90th Percentile £55.67 £43.75 £28.78
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £25.41
% change year-on-year - +57.45% -7.62%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Oxfordshire

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Oxfordshire

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in Oxfordshire

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Oxfordshire

Computer Science Degree
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 Degree within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 6 £450 - 3
Oxford +16 2 £467 +9.88% 20
Computer Science Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 10 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (90.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Azure
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (60.00%) Google
4 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (60.00%) Docker
4 6 (60.00%) DevOps
4 6 (60.00%) GCP
4 6 (60.00%) Kubernetes
5 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (50.00%) Life Science
6 4 (40.00%) QA
6 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (40.00%) C++
6 4 (40.00%) Java
6 4 (40.00%) Web Services
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (40.00%) Task Automation
6 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (40.00%) Open Source
6 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (30.00%) Mocha
7 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (30.00%) BDD
7 3 (30.00%) Cypress Semiconductor

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Azure
2 6 (60.00%) GCP
3 1 (10.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) HSRP
1 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (10.00%) IPsec
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) OSPF
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) VRRP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) Mocha
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Scientific Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Process Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Core
2 3 (30.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Life Science
2 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (30.00%) Blog
2 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Task Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (30.00%) Physics
5 3 (30.00%) Release Management
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Go
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) GIAC
2 1 (10.00%) ISACA
2 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (10.00%) NIST
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (30.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds