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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 64 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 27 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.92% 1.13% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.34% 4.39% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 10
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£350 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £283 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £341 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -44.00%
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
368 296 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.19% 25.63% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 159 171
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £32.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 5 £325 - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 3
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 24 (64.86%) Degree
2 20 (54.05%) HTML
2 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 20 (54.05%) XML
3 19 (51.35%) CSS
3 19 (51.35%) XHTML
4 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (48.65%) Scrum
5 15 (40.54%) Ajax
5 15 (40.54%) Web Services
6 14 (37.84%) XSLT
7 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
7 13 (35.14%) jQuery
7 13 (35.14%) XPath
8 12 (32.43%) TDD
9 11 (29.73%) Windows
9 11 (29.73%) C#
9 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
10 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
10 10 (27.03%) Java
10 10 (27.03%) .NET
10 10 (27.03%) Open Source
11 9 (24.32%) Android
11 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
11 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
11 9 (24.32%) SOA
12 8 (21.62%) NHS
12 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
12 8 (21.62%) Linux
12 8 (21.62%) MVC

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
1 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 4 (10.81%) CMS
3 4 (10.81%) Apache Spark
3 4 (10.81%) Orchard CMS
3 4 (10.81%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Hazelcast
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) RavenDB
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (10.81%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.22%) Maven
3 5 (13.51%) Axure RP
4 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.11%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
2 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.51%) iOS Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.70%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.70%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (2.70%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) HTML
1 20 (54.05%) XML
2 19 (51.35%) CSS
2 19 (51.35%) XHTML
3 15 (40.54%) Ajax
3 15 (40.54%) Web Services
4 14 (37.84%) XSLT
5 13 (35.14%) jQuery
6 10 (27.03%) .NET
7 8 (21.62%) CSS3
8 7 (18.92%) Sass
8 7 (18.92%) Apache Cordova
9 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
9 6 (16.22%) DOM
9 6 (16.22%) Servlets
9 6 (16.22%) SOAP
9 6 (16.22%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (16.22%) SAX
9 6 (16.22%) JMS
9 6 (16.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Open Source
2 8 (21.62%) NHS
3 7 (18.92%) Web 2.0
4 4 (10.81%) Linked Data
5 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
5 3 (8.11%) Animation
6 2 (5.41%) Replication
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (5.41%) Semantic Web
7 1 (2.70%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.70%) User Experience
7 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Android
3 8 (21.62%) Linux
4 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
5 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Phone
7 2 (5.41%) UNIX
8 1 (2.70%) zOS
8 1 (2.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (48.65%) Scrum
2 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
3 12 (32.43%) TDD
4 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
4 9 (24.32%) SOA
5 8 (21.62%) MVC
6 7 (18.92%) iOS Development
6 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
7 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.51%) ITIL
9 4 (10.81%) Workflow
9 4 (10.81%) Kanban
10 3 (8.11%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (8.11%) BDD
10 3 (8.11%) Coaching
10 3 (8.11%) Web Development
10 3 (8.11%) PRINCE
10 3 (8.11%) Project Management
10 3 (8.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 13 (35.14%) XPath
3 11 (29.73%) C#
4 10 (27.03%) Java
5 5 (13.51%) Ruby
5 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Scala
6 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 3 (8.11%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) SPARQL
7 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.70%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
1 2 (5.41%) Salt
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.51%) Adobe
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos
5 1 (2.70%) CA
5 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
Greater Manchester
Sanderson
Rate: £375.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago