Period
to 17 June 2018

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 6 months to 17 June 2018 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
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 70 60
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10 +17
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 43 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.52% 2.03% 2.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.47% 8.76% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 23
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £249 £110 £78
90th Percentile £538 £500 £645
South East median daily rate £414 £393 £365
% change year-on-year +5.48% +7.53% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £53.75 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.47% +4.94% +47.27%
10th Percentile £46.25 £41.25 £40.25
90th Percentile £58.13 £43.75 £40.75
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -15.00% +73.91%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 375 274 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 30.71% 23.12% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 191 246
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £211 £143 £212
90th Percentile £575 £525 £556
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.14% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 15
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.06% -3.13% +14.82%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.75 £11.30
90th Percentile £56.00 £36.75 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -39.66% +74.70%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 17 June 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 June 2018. 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
Oxford +9 18 £500 - 31
Abingdon +5 6 £181 - 6
Kidlington -1 6 £425 +13.33% 4
Witney - 1 - - 2
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science 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.

1 24 (55.81%) Degree
2 19 (44.19%) Software Engineering
3 17 (39.53%) Mathematics
4 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.88%) Linux
5 15 (34.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
7 11 (25.58%) User Experience
8 9 (20.93%) Windows
8 9 (20.93%) OOD
8 9 (20.93%) OO
8 9 (20.93%) C++
8 9 (20.93%) OpenMP
8 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (20.93%) Parallel Programming
8 9 (20.93%) CUDA
8 9 (20.93%) Cross-Platform Development
9 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (18.60%) ITIL
9 8 (18.60%) Project Management
10 7 (16.28%) Web Services
10 7 (16.28%) DNS
11 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
11 6 (13.95%) CSS
11 6 (13.95%) Unix
11 6 (13.95%) HTML
11 6 (13.95%) SQL
11 6 (13.95%) Problem Management
11 6 (13.95%) PowerShell

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 3 (6.98%) Marvel
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.95%) Office 365
4 3 (6.98%) OneDrive
4 3 (6.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (6.98%) Yammer
5 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) VPN
3 4 (9.30%) BGP
3 4 (9.30%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (9.30%) Network Security
3 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.98%) DHCP
4 3 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.33%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) RStudio
General
1 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
1 4 (9.30%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Publishing
3 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Designer
4 5 (11.63%) UX Designer
5 4 (9.30%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Support
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.98%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Designer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) OpenMP
2 7 (16.28%) Web Services
3 6 (13.95%) CSS
3 6 (13.95%) HTML
4 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.30%) Middleware
6 1 (2.33%) .NET
6 1 (2.33%) Angular 2
6 1 (2.33%) HTML5
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (2.33%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) User Experience
2 9 (20.93%) CUDA
3 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (6.98%) Life Science
6 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.33%) NHS
6 1 (2.33%) PMI
6 1 (2.33%) Replication
6 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) Unix
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.98%) Mac OS
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Software Engineering
2 17 (39.53%) Mathematics
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) Cross-Platform Development
4 9 (20.93%) OO
4 9 (20.93%) OOD
4 9 (20.93%) Parallel Programming
5 8 (18.60%) ITIL
5 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (18.60%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) Microservices
6 6 (13.95%) Problem Management
6 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.95%) UX Design
7 5 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (11.63%) Prototyping
7 5 (11.63%) Time Management
8 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) C++
2 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) Go
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) R
4 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Degree
2 15 (34.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (9.30%) A+ Certification
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MBA
5 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) PMO
2 3 (6.98%) GDPR
3 2 (4.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Nagios
1 4 (9.30%) SCOM
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (6.98%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
2 4 (9.30%) Juniper
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Palo Alto
2 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
3 3 (6.98%) Apple
3 3 (6.98%) Cognos
3 3 (6.98%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Lotus