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 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 92 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 15 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 0.43% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.57% 1.50% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 5
Median daily rate £313 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £501
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 - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.72 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +17.58%
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
584 535 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.18% 29.08% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 298 273
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £227 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.98 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.59 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (39.13%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) C#
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) Games
6 5 (21.74%) Mobile Games
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
7 4 (17.39%) Web Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
7 4 (17.39%) QA
7 4 (17.39%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.04%) CSS
8 3 (13.04%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) Windows
8 3 (13.04%) Python
8 3 (13.04%) Physics
8 3 (13.04%) Selenium
8 3 (13.04%) WCF
8 3 (13.04%) WPF
8 3 (13.04%) NUnit

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 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (4.35%) Magnolia
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Google Play
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) SMTP
1 1 (4.35%) SNMP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) Redis
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) QlikView
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Moq
1 3 (13.04%) NUnit
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Android Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Appium
3 1 (4.35%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) gulp
General
1 6 (26.09%) Games
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Junior
3 3 (13.04%) Junior Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Android Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Information Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) CSS3
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
3 3 (13.04%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) LINQ
3 3 (13.04%) WCF
3 3 (13.04%) WinForms
3 3 (13.04%) WPF
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) Android SDK
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (8.70%) RxJava
4 2 (8.70%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile Games
3 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
4 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
4 3 (13.04%) Physics
5 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.35%) Economics
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
2 5 (21.74%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) Web Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 2 (8.70%) Android Development
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Business Development
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) OOP
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Jython
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau