Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 78 94
Rank change year-on-year +7 +16 -33
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 32 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.61% 2.69% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.03% 10.83% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £444 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +12.34% +12.86%
10th Percentile £345 £331 £172
90th Percentile £570 £613 £527
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.04% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £38.25 -
South East median hourly rate £44.12 £43.00 £9.67
% change year-on-year +2.59% +344.90% -56.07%

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 290 314 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.69% 24.88% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 197 315
Oxfordshire median daily rate £431 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.43% +9.72%
10th Percentile £179 £147 £213
90th Percentile £566 £580 £520
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 29
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.80 £16.38 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.60% +3.25% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.38 £40.13 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.04% +17.95% +20.67%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -10 19 £475 +7.04% 9
Kidlington -3 5 £485 +7.78% 2
Abingdon - 1 £525 - 1
Witney - 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 22 (68.75%) Degree
2 21 (65.63%) Change Management
2 21 (65.63%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (53.13%) Web Services
4 16 (50.00%) JIRA
5 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
8 12 (37.50%) DNS
9 11 (34.38%) Windows
9 11 (34.38%) Scrum
9 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
10 10 (31.25%) Confluence
10 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
10 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
11 9 (28.13%) Java
11 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (25.00%) Time Management
12 8 (25.00%) SQL
12 8 (25.00%) Linux
12 8 (25.00%) DevOps
13 7 (21.88%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (21.88%) ITIL
13 7 (21.88%) SLA
13 7 (21.88%) SCOM
13 7 (21.88%) QA
13 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
14 6 (18.75%) Maven
14 6 (18.75%) Kanban

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 10 (31.25%) Confluence
2 6 (18.75%) Apache
2 6 (18.75%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 21 (65.63%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (21.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (15.63%) Office 365
4 5 (15.63%) PaaS
5 3 (9.38%) Heroku
6 2 (6.25%) Bluemix
6 2 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (6.25%) SaaS
6 2 (6.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) Kerberos
2 5 (15.63%) LDAP
2 5 (15.63%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (9.38%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) BGP
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.13%) IPsec
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) OSPF
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) VRRP
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) JIRA
2 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.75%) JUnit
3 6 (18.75%) Maven
3 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
3 6 (18.75%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Software Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Development Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Development Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) QA Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Software Development Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Software Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Development Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Salesforce Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) SOAP
3 5 (15.63%) LAMP
3 5 (15.63%) Middleware
4 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) jQuery
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.25%) CSS3
5 2 (6.25%) EDIFACT
5 2 (6.25%) HTML5
5 2 (6.25%) Node.js
5 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.13%) .NET
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
1 5 (15.63%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Fintech
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Change Management
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.00%) DevOps
5 8 (25.00%) Time Management
6 7 (21.88%) ITIL
6 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
7 6 (18.75%) Analytics
7 6 (18.75%) API Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (18.75%) IT Audit
7 6 (18.75%) Kanban
7 6 (18.75%) Open Source
7 6 (18.75%) Test Planning
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (15.63%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby
5 3 (9.38%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) ActionScript
6 2 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Degree
2 14 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 4 (12.50%) PMO
3 2 (6.25%) RosettaNet
4 1 (3.13%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Docker
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCOM
2 6 (18.75%) Kubernetes
3 5 (15.63%) Ansible
3 5 (15.63%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (15.63%) SCCM
4 3 (9.38%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (6.25%) Nagios
6 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.13%) Puppet
6 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (18.75%) Talend
3 5 (15.63%) Google
3 5 (15.63%) McAfee
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Juniper
4 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) New Relic
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle