The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 57 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 10 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.30% 2.07% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.59% 7.79% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 3
Median daily rate £433 £365 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.49% -26.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £290 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £580 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+32.03% -32.63%
Computer Science
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
218 244 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.27% 26.61% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 152 120
Median daily rate £400 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 12
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.84 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.39% +5.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.36 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £17.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Cheshire region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Cheshire region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 5 £390 -37.60% 3
Macclesfield - 3 £475 -
Chester -4 2 £520 +48.57% 1
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 22 (81.48%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (29.63%) Project Management
4 8 (29.63%) ITIL
5 6 (22.22%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) ITSM
5 6 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
6 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) Service Management
7 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) HP
7 4 (14.81%) C#
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.81%) Change Management
7 4 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
7 4 (14.81%) FireEye
7 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) FQL
8 3 (11.11%) Open Source
8 3 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) JSON
8 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) JasperReports
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.70%) CMake
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Gradle
2 1 (3.70%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) WiX
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Build Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 3 (11.11%) CAML
1 3 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (7.41%) Android SDK
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) REST
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) Java EE
3 1 (3.70%) JDBC
3 1 (3.70%) JSF
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Informatics
2 2 (7.41%) Life Science
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
3 6 (22.22%) ITSM
4 5 (18.52%) Service Management
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
5 4 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 3 (11.11%) Stress Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (7.41%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) FQL
4 3 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) Go
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) MCP
4 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.70%) OPNET
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) FireEye
1 4 (14.81%) HP
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
2 3 (11.11%) Lotus
3 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) AppSense
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle