Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 17 January 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 (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 81 75
Rank change year-on-year +29 -6 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 32 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.34% 2.21% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 2.55% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 22
Oxfordshire median daily rate £245 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +9.38% +18.52%
10th Percentile £158 £363 £275
90th Percentile £381 £570 £663
South East median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 - £36.00
10th Percentile £13.48 - £35.50
90th Percentile £24.40 - £36.50
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +28.57% -25.71%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 820 1,057 1,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 85.51% 86.43% 87.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 836 764
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £213
90th Percentile £575 £609 £568
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 41
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +24.29% -36.36%
10th Percentile £14.25 £15.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £77.50 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.41% +6.76% -21.05%

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 January 2019.

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 17 January 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 +5 18 - - 5
Oxford +17 8 £245 -51.00% 50
Witney -2 2 - -
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 23 (71.88%) Software Engineering
3 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (65.63%) Test Automation
4 21 (65.63%) User Experience
5 18 (56.25%) UX Design
5 18 (56.25%) AngularJS
5 18 (56.25%) Angular 2
6 15 (46.88%) Microservices
6 15 (46.88%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 15 (46.88%) Web Application Development
7 11 (34.38%) HTML
7 11 (34.38%) Go
8 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 10 (31.25%) CSS
9 9 (28.13%) Google
9 9 (28.13%) Degree
9 9 (28.13%) Manufacturing
10 8 (25.00%) Life Science
10 8 (25.00%) Web Services
10 8 (25.00%) HTML5
11 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
12 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
13 5 (15.63%) Windows
14 4 (12.50%) Linux
14 4 (12.50%) C#
14 4 (12.50%) .NET
14 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
14 4 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (12.50%) WPF

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 (9.38%) CMS
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DHCP
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
1 3 (9.38%) IPv4
1 3 (9.38%) VoIP
1 3 (9.38%) VPN
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Mockito
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (28.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) German Language
2 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) IT Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Graduate
6 2 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Graduate Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Strategy Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Strategy Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Transformation
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Salesforce Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Angular 2
1 18 (56.25%) AngularJS
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 10 (31.25%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) HTML5
4 8 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) .NET
5 4 (12.50%) WPF
6 3 (9.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (65.63%) User Experience
2 8 (25.00%) Life Science
3 4 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 23 (71.88%) Software Engineering
3 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (65.63%) Test Automation
5 18 (56.25%) UX Design
6 15 (46.88%) Microservices
6 15 (46.88%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 15 (46.88%) Web Application Development
7 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
8 3 (9.38%) Commercial Awareness
8 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (9.38%) OO
8 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.38%) SOLID
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.25%) IT Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) Web Development
9 2 (6.25%) Workflow
10 1 (3.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 1 (3.13%) Digital Transformation Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Go
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.13%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Google
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Avaya
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Dell
4 2 (6.25%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (6.25%) Sophos
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) Xamarin