Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 74 78
Rank change year-on-year +37 +4 +10
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 58 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.85% 2.63% 2.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.16% 10.93% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 25
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £273 £338 £327
90th Percentile £543 £570 £600
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.22 - £38.25
10th Percentile £11.35 - £35.98
90th Percentile £47.13 - £40.33
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £44.12 £43.00
% change year-on-year +12.21% +2.59% +344.90%

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 359 302 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 29.99% 24.10% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 229 205
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £233 £198 £172
90th Percentile £588 £556 £576
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 29
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 £16.80 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.02% +3.38% +4.84%
10th Percentile £14.63 £10.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.38 £42.35
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £19.34 £22.50
% change year-on-year +75.80% -14.04% +25.00%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +20 23 £425 -5.56% 47
Abingdon +6 23 - - 11
Witney +2 4 - - 2
Kidlington 0 2 £406 -16.24% 2
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (56.90%) Software Engineering
3 32 (55.17%) Mathematics
4 31 (53.45%) User Experience
5 27 (46.55%) Degree
5 27 (46.55%) Test Automation
6 24 (41.38%) UX Design
7 20 (34.48%) AngularJS
8 18 (31.03%) Angular 2
9 17 (29.31%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 16 (27.59%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (27.59%) Microservices
10 16 (27.59%) CSS
11 15 (25.86%) Web Application Development
12 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
12 13 (22.41%) HTML
12 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
13 11 (18.97%) Windows
13 11 (18.97%) Manufacturing
13 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (17.24%) Office 365
14 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
14 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
15 9 (15.52%) C#
15 9 (15.52%) WPF
15 9 (15.52%) Go
15 9 (15.52%) Front End Development
16 8 (13.79%) SOLID
16 8 (13.79%) Self-Motivation

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 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.07%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.17%) CMS
3 3 (5.17%) IIS
3 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.45%) Marvel
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Office 365
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.07%) OneDrive
3 7 (12.07%) Yammer
4 3 (5.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) DHCP
1 3 (5.17%) DNS
1 3 (5.17%) Firewall
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
1 3 (5.17%) IPv4
1 3 (5.17%) VoIP
1 3 (5.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.97%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) German Language
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Software Engineer
2 15 (25.86%) Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Desktop Support
3 9 (15.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (13.79%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Office 365 Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) SharePoint Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Administrator
8 4 (6.90%) Designer
8 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) UX Designer
9 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) Salesforce Developer
9 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) AngularJS
2 18 (31.03%) Angular 2
3 16 (27.59%) CSS
4 13 (22.41%) HTML
5 9 (15.52%) WPF
6 6 (10.34%) HTML5
6 6 (10.34%) Web Services
7 5 (8.62%) .NET
8 4 (6.90%) Middleware
9 3 (5.17%) Node.js
10 1 (1.72%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 31 (53.45%) User Experience
2 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (12.07%) Life Science
5 6 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (56.90%) Software Engineering
3 32 (55.17%) Mathematics
4 27 (46.55%) Test Automation
5 24 (41.38%) UX Design
6 17 (29.31%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 16 (27.59%) Microservices
8 15 (25.86%) Web Application Development
9 9 (15.52%) Front End Development
10 8 (13.79%) Migration
10 8 (13.79%) OO
10 8 (13.79%) SOLID
11 7 (12.07%) Content Management
12 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
12 6 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (10.34%) Project Management
12 6 (10.34%) Runbook
12 6 (10.34%) Server Monitoring
13 5 (8.62%) CRM
14 4 (6.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
2 9 (15.52%) C#
2 9 (15.52%) Go
3 8 (13.79%) C++
4 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.90%) Java
5 4 (6.90%) SQL
6 3 (5.17%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.72%) C
8 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (46.55%) Degree
2 16 (27.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.17%) MCSE
5 2 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Docker
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Google
3 5 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.17%) Avaya
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) Cognos
5 2 (3.45%) Dell
5 2 (3.45%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (3.45%) Lotus
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Sophos
5 2 (3.45%) Splunk
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) Xamarin