Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 72 75
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 21 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.70% 2.42% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.91% 9.52% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £431 £438 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +27.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £360 £275 £86
90th Percentile £541 £650 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 £49.12
% change year-on-year +41.43% -28.74% +78.60%

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 304 315 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.68% 25.42% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 205 279
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £175 £143 £185
90th Percentile £575 £575 £540
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 17
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £15.63 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.40% -5.30% +3.13%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £58.75 £38.83 £80.50
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £18.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year +58.90% -31.78% +62.12%

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 February 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
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 February 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 -24 10 £450 -1.37% 34
Kidlington -8 4 £388 +3.33% 2
Abingdon - 1 £525 - 4
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 19 (90.48%) Degree
2 16 (76.19%) Web Services
3 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (66.67%) Change Management
5 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
7 9 (42.86%) Java
7 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (42.86%) Scrum
8 8 (38.10%) Time Management
8 8 (38.10%) SQL
9 7 (33.33%) ITIL
9 7 (33.33%) SCOM
9 7 (33.33%) JIRA
9 7 (33.33%) QA
9 7 (33.33%) Problem Management
9 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 7 (33.33%) Confluence
9 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 6 (28.57%) Talend
10 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
10 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
10 6 (28.57%) API Testing
10 6 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (28.57%) IT Audit
10 6 (28.57%) Kanban
10 6 (28.57%) Replication
10 6 (28.57%) Maven

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 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (23.81%) Office 365
4 2 (9.52%) Bluemix
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (9.52%) SaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Serverless
5 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (4.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) DHCP
2 5 (23.81%) Kerberos
2 5 (23.81%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (9.52%) BGP
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.76%) HSRP
4 1 (4.76%) IPsec
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) OSPF
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) JUnit
2 6 (28.57%) Maven
2 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Tester
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Tester
2 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Architect
2 2 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Salesforce Tester
2 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) SOAP
3 5 (23.81%) LDAP
4 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (14.29%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
5 2 (9.52%) EDIFACT
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) Node.js
5 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.76%) LINQ
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Replication
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Change Management
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) Time Management
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
5 7 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (28.57%) API Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (28.57%) IT Audit
6 6 (28.57%) Kanban
6 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
7 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (23.81%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Analytics
9 3 (14.29%) Microservices
10 2 (9.52%) DevOps
10 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
5 2 (9.52%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Degree
2 12 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) SLA
3 2 (9.52%) PMO
3 2 (9.52%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCOM
2 5 (23.81%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (23.81%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (28.57%) Talend
3 5 (23.81%) McAfee
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle