The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 50 47 59
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.17% 1.01% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.23% 4.27% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Median daily rate £451 £85 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +430.88% -72.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +1.02% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -59.30% +43.33%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 130 117 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 23.51% 23.54% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 86 152
Median daily rate £438 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 22
Median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.14% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.60 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £67.00 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Oxfordshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Oxfordshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Oxfordshire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science 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 26 March 2017. 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 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 -8 3 £500 +488.23% 9
Kidlington - 2 £375 - 2
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 16 (55.17%) Degree
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Windows
4 8 (27.59%) Web Services
4 8 (27.59%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) WAN
4 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
5 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
5 7 (24.14%) LAN
5 7 (24.14%) Unix
5 7 (24.14%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) Perl
6 6 (20.69%) PHP
6 6 (20.69%) .NET
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle
6 6 (20.69%) MVC
6 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.24%) SilverStripe
7 5 (17.24%) Laravel
7 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
7 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (17.24%) Symfony
7 5 (17.24%) Drupal
7 5 (17.24%) XPath
7 5 (17.24%) JIRA
7 5 (17.24%) Release Management
7 5 (17.24%) Network Security
7 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management

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 5 (17.24%) Drupal
1 5 (17.24%) SilverStripe
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365
3 2 (6.90%) SaaS
4 1 (3.45%) GitHub
4 1 (3.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) WAN
2 7 (24.14%) LAN
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) Network Security
4 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
4 4 (13.79%) SSL
5 3 (10.34%) DNS
5 3 (10.34%) Junos
6 2 (6.90%) DHCP
6 2 (6.90%) Skype
7 1 (3.45%) BGP
7 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.45%) VoIP
7 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
1 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (13.79%) Publishing
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Security Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Software Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Graduate
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Web Services
1 8 (27.59%) XML
2 6 (20.69%) .NET
3 5 (17.24%) Laravel
3 5 (17.24%) Symfony
3 5 (17.24%) XML Schema
3 5 (17.24%) XSLT
4 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE
4 3 (10.34%) JSP
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) Ember.js
5 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.45%) Express
5 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) Sass
5 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) BYOD
5 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Unix
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
3 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.24%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (17.24%) RDF
4 5 (17.24%) Release Management
4 5 (17.24%) Secure Coding
4 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.24%) Web Filtering
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Workflow
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
1 7 (24.14%) Perl
2 6 (20.69%) PHP
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) XPath
4 4 (13.79%) C
4 4 (13.79%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) C++
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) CISSP
2 3 (10.34%) JNCIA
2 3 (10.34%) JNCIP
2 3 (10.34%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.45%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) HIPAA
1 4 (13.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (6.90%) vSphere
1 2 (6.90%) XenApp
1 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) AppDNA
2 2 (6.90%) EdgeSight
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Juniper
2 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
3 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
3 4 (13.79%) Brocade
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) F5
3 4 (13.79%) Intel Security
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Talend
4 3 (10.34%) Siebel
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) RedGate
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds