Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 65 72
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 62 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.98% 2.64% 2.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.02% 10.92% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 25
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £406 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -7.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £295 £111 £339
90th Percentile £538 £570 £640
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.50 £42.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.71% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £11.50 £41.25 £35.98
90th Percentile £57.50 £43.75 £40.33
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £19.30 £46.00
% change year-on-year +156.54% -58.05% +15.00%

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 387 284 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 31.08% 24.19% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 213 229
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.95%
10th Percentile £275 £154 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £17.77 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +10.20% +20.79%
10th Percentile £12.10 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £50.75 £41.25 £40.55
South East median hourly rate £28.75 £19.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +51.32% -17.39% +35.29%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +13 26 £438 -23.25% 41
Abingdon +5 17 £153 - 7
Kidlington -1 5 £406 -28.73% 2
Witney +6 3 - - 2
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) Software Engineering
3 31 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 27 (43.55%) Degree
5 26 (41.94%) User Experience
6 22 (35.48%) Test Automation
7 19 (30.65%) UX Design
7 19 (30.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (24.19%) Linux
9 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (22.58%) AngularJS
10 13 (20.97%) OO
10 13 (20.97%) C++
11 12 (19.35%) CSS
11 12 (19.35%) Windows
12 11 (17.74%) Microservices
13 10 (16.13%) Office 365
13 10 (16.13%) Angular 2
13 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
13 10 (16.13%) HTML
13 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
14 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
14 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
14 9 (14.52%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
15 8 (12.90%) SOLID
15 8 (12.90%) Migration
15 8 (12.90%) Video Conferencing

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 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
1 7 (11.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.84%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.23%) Marvel
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.13%) Office 365
3 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (11.29%) OneDrive
3 7 (11.29%) Yammer
4 3 (4.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) DNS
2 3 (4.84%) DHCP
2 3 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.23%) BGP
3 2 (3.23%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.23%) Network Security
3 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (1.61%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) RStudio
General
1 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.45%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Publishing
4 2 (3.23%) German Language
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Software Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Desktop Support
4 9 (14.52%) Applications Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Support Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (9.68%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) SharePoint Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Systems Support
7 5 (8.06%) Systems Support Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Designer
8 4 (6.45%) UX Designer
9 3 (4.84%) Office 365 Administrator
9 3 (4.84%) Office 365 Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Salesforce Developer
9 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) AngularJS
2 12 (19.35%) CSS
3 10 (16.13%) Angular 2
3 10 (16.13%) HTML
4 8 (12.90%) WPF
5 7 (11.29%) Web Services
6 5 (8.06%) OpenMP
7 4 (6.45%) .NET
7 4 (6.45%) Middleware
8 3 (4.84%) HTML5
8 3 (4.84%) Node.js
9 1 (1.61%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.94%) User Experience
2 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.52%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (8.06%) CUDA
5 4 (6.45%) Life Science
6 1 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.61%) NHS
6 1 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Linux
2 12 (19.35%) Windows
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.06%) Unix
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.84%) Mac OS
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) Software Engineering
3 31 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 22 (35.48%) Test Automation
5 19 (30.65%) UX Design
6 13 (20.97%) OO
7 11 (17.74%) Microservices
8 8 (12.90%) ITIL
8 8 (12.90%) Migration
8 8 (12.90%) Project Management
8 8 (12.90%) SOLID
9 7 (11.29%) Content Management
9 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (11.29%) Runbook
9 7 (11.29%) Web Application Development
10 6 (9.68%) Data Migration
10 6 (9.68%) Front End Development
10 6 (9.68%) Server Monitoring
11 5 (8.06%) CRM
11 5 (8.06%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) C++
2 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
3 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.90%) C#
5 6 (9.68%) Go
5 6 (9.68%) SQL
6 4 (6.45%) Java
6 4 (6.45%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.61%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) Degree
2 19 (30.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.45%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.61%) MBA
6 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (4.84%) GDPR
1 3 (4.84%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Docker
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) Nagios
2 2 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Google
2 5 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) Apple
4 3 (4.84%) Cognos
4 3 (4.84%) Lotus
5 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.23%) Juniper
5 2 (3.23%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.23%) Splunk