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 27 June 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 40 57
Rank change year-on-year -15 +17  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.08% 4.00% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.40% 13.79% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 9
Median daily rate £140 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.88% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £299 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £650 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.93% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £43.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -15.69% +36.50%  

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 125 174 224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.03% 29.00% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 119 150
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 12
Median hourly rate £17.77 £28.00 £15.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.53% +85.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.90 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.40 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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 -7 6 £298 -33.88% 13
Abingdon -1 2 - -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 18 (72.00%) Degree
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (36.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (28.00%) Workflow
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) JIRA
6 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (20.00%) C++
8 4 (16.00%) C
8 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.00%) XML
8 4 (16.00%) Python
8 4 (16.00%) CRM
8 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) Unix
8 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (16.00%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (16.00%) Talend
9 3 (12.00%) Big Data
9 3 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology

Computer Science
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) Network Security
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) BGP
3 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.00%) Junos
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.00%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.00%) Publishing
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Graduate
3 4 (16.00%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Graduate
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) OBIEE Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) J2EE
2 3 (12.00%) JSP
3 2 (8.00%) Swing
3 2 (8.00%) SWT
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) Django
4 1 (4.00%) Flask
4 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) LAMP
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) Qt
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) Visualforce
4 1 (4.00%) XSLT
4 1 (4.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (28.00%) Workflow
4 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) CRM
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) ETL
6 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (12.00%) Physics
6 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (16.00%) C
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CISSP
4 1 (4.00%) HND
4 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) HIPAA
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Talend
3 3 (12.00%) Juniper
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (12.00%) Siebel
4 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.00%) Brocade
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) Google
4 2 (8.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.00%) Zend
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