The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 85 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 18 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.98% 0.95% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.04% 3.23% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 3
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £324
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.22 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -12.67%
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
593 496 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.28% 29.40% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 255 184
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £10.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 36 (76.60%) Degree
2 22 (46.81%) Java
3 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.04%) XML
5 14 (29.79%) Oracle
5 14 (29.79%) Web Services
6 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
6 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (23.40%) TDD
7 11 (23.40%) WebSphere
7 11 (23.40%) Windows
7 11 (23.40%) OO
7 11 (23.40%) .NET
7 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
7 11 (23.40%) C#
7 11 (23.40%) C++
8 10 (21.28%) HTML
8 10 (21.28%) Scrum
8 10 (21.28%) Subversion
9 9 (19.15%) QA
9 9 (19.15%) Games
9 9 (19.15%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (19.15%) SQL
9 9 (19.15%) WebLogic
9 9 (19.15%) DB2
9 9 (19.15%) Linux
10 8 (17.02%) SOAP
10 8 (17.02%) MVC
10 8 (17.02%) Finance
10 8 (17.02%) Selenium

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (23.40%) WebSphere
2 9 (19.15%) WebLogic
3 7 (14.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.26%) Mule
5 2 (4.26%) Node.js
6 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.13%) CMS
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) DNS
1 7 (14.89%) SMTP
1 7 (14.89%) SNMP
1 7 (14.89%) SSL
1 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) DB2
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (4.26%) Redis
6 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Subversion
2 8 (17.02%) Selenium
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.38%) Grunt
4 3 (6.38%) gulp
5 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.26%) Maven
5 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.13%) Appium
6 1 (2.13%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.13%) Moq
6 1 (2.13%) NUnit
6 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) Xcode
General
1 9 (19.15%) Games
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Middleware Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Developer
5 4 (8.51%) HTML Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Junior
6 3 (6.38%) Angular Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Graduate
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.38%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Research Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Developer in Test
7 2 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.26%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) XML
2 14 (29.79%) Web Services
3 11 (23.40%) .NET
4 10 (21.28%) HTML
5 9 (19.15%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (17.02%) HTML5
6 8 (17.02%) SOAP
7 7 (14.89%) CSS
7 7 (14.89%) CSS3
7 7 (14.89%) IBM Integration Bus
7 7 (14.89%) J2EE
7 7 (14.89%) Middleware
8 6 (12.77%) WCF
8 6 (12.77%) XSLT
9 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.64%) Ajax
9 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.64%) JSON
10 4 (8.51%) JMS
10 4 (8.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.51%) PMI
4 3 (6.38%) User Experience
5 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.26%) Web 2.0
6 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.13%) Economics
6 1 (2.13%) Interactive TV
6 1 (2.13%) IPTV
6 1 (2.13%) MHEG
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile Games
6 1 (2.13%) NHS
6 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) AIX
3 7 (14.89%) Solaris
3 7 (14.89%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
3 11 (23.40%) OO
3 11 (23.40%) TDD
4 10 (21.28%) Scrum
5 8 (17.02%) MVC
5 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
6 7 (14.89%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (12.77%) Functional Testing
7 6 (12.77%) OOP
8 5 (10.64%) Defect Management
8 5 (10.64%) UML
9 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.51%) BDD
9 4 (8.51%) Front End Development
9 4 (8.51%) High Availability
9 4 (8.51%) Open Source
9 4 (8.51%) QA Automation
9 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) Java
2 11 (23.40%) C#
2 11 (23.40%) C++
2 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.15%) SQL
4 7 (14.89%) Ruby
4 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.77%) Python
6 5 (10.64%) Go
6 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.51%) PHP
7 4 (8.51%) XPath
8 2 (4.26%) C
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.13%) R
9 1 (2.13%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 36 (76.60%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) HND
2 4 (8.51%) ISEB
2 4 (8.51%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.26%) OCPJP
3 2 (4.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) IBM
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) HP
5 3 (6.38%) Google
5 3 (6.38%) Telerik
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) Adobe
7 1 (2.13%) Appcelerator
7 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.13%) OpenText
7 1 (2.13%) OpenTV
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
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