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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 1.45% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 4.52% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 17
Median daily rate - £316 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £367
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
- +56.84%

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
392 597 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.78% 32.03% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 307 225
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.72 £29.40 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Oldham +2 1 - - 4
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 16 (84.21%) Degree
2 13 (68.42%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
7 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (15.79%) User Stories
9 3 (15.79%) Moq
9 3 (15.79%) Google
9 3 (15.79%) LINQ
9 3 (15.79%) Physics
9 3 (15.79%) WCF
9 3 (15.79%) WPF
9 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
9 3 (15.79%) TDD
9 3 (15.79%) NUnit
9 3 (15.79%) XML
9 3 (15.79%) Unix
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) HTML
9 3 (15.79%) SQL

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 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) Magnolia
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BPC
1 1 (5.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Google Play
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) SMTP
1 2 (10.53%) SNMP
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Moq
1 3 (15.79%) NUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Android Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Grunt
3 1 (5.26%) gulp
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Android Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) LINQ
2 3 (15.79%) WCF
2 3 (15.79%) WinForms
2 3 (15.79%) WPF
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) Android SDK
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 2 (10.53%) RxJava
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.26%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) ELK Stack
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) Sass
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
3 3 (15.79%) Fintech
3 3 (15.79%) Physics
4 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) Economics
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Games
4 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.79%) TDD
2 3 (15.79%) User Stories
2 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
3 2 (10.53%) Android Development
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Jython
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.26%) Kibana
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Google
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe
5 1 (5.26%) Northgate
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Tableau