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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.08% 1.30% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% 4.96% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Median daily rate £455 £365 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.65% -28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £272 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £610 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £39.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-2.54% -17.36%
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
224 282 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.23% 26.21% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 191 139
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 18
Median hourly rate £9.00 £16.31 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.80% -3.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +15 3 £375 -40.00% 3
Chester 0 3 £520 +48.57% 1
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 21 (80.77%) Degree
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Project Management
3 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 9 (34.62%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) ITSM
5 6 (23.08%) Service Management
5 6 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
6 5 (19.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (15.38%) HP
7 4 (15.38%) Change Management
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 4 (15.38%) C#
7 4 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 4 (15.38%) FireEye
7 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
8 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
8 3 (11.54%) Visual Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Network Design
8 3 (11.54%) Banking
8 3 (11.54%) Incident Management

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 (11.54%) IBM Notes
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Project
2 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
1 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) JasperReports
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.85%) CMake
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Gradle
2 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) WiX
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Law
5 1 (3.85%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Digital Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Digital Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Information Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
1 3 (11.54%) CAML
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) Java EE
3 1 (3.85%) JDBC
3 1 (3.85%) JSF
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Informatics
2 3 (11.54%) Life Science
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) ITSM
4 6 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
4 6 (23.08%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 4 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.54%) Network Design
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
6 3 (11.54%) Stress Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) User Stories
6 3 (11.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) FQL
3 3 (11.54%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) MCP
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) CCIE
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.85%) OPNET
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) FireEye
1 4 (15.38%) HP
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 3 (11.54%) Lotus
3 2 (7.69%) F5
3 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) AppSense
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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