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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 79 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.89% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.04% 2.94% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
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£288 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £340 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.15% +28.46%
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
395 374 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.78% 30.31% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 191 145
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +10.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.75 £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 (88.89%) Degree
2 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 11 (40.74%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) TDD
5 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) Web Services
7 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 7 (25.93%) Windows
7 7 (25.93%) Project Management
7 7 (25.93%) Android
8 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) CSS
9 5 (18.52%) OOP
9 5 (18.52%) Spring
9 5 (18.52%) QA
10 4 (14.81%) Kanban
10 4 (14.81%) jQuery
10 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.81%) HTML5
10 4 (14.81%) REST
10 4 (14.81%) CSS3
10 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
10 4 (14.81%) Android Development
10 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
10 4 (14.81%) Internet
10 4 (14.81%) HTML
10 4 (14.81%) MySQL
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) CICS
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) MS Project
4 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) OpenScape
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Hazelcast
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) MorphX
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) MSTest
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
4 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) Spring
2 5 (18.52%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) CSS3
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) J2EE
4 3 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
4 3 (11.11%) JSON
5 2 (7.41%) WCF
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.41%) Servlets
5 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.41%) DOM
5 2 (7.41%) XSLT
5 2 (7.41%) J2SE
5 2 (7.41%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) MHEG
3 1 (3.70%) Health Informatics
3 1 (3.70%) mHealth
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) GIS
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Interactive TV
3 1 (3.70%) IPTV
3 1 (3.70%) Informatics
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
1 7 (25.93%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.70%) zOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) OOP
6 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) Android Development
6 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.41%) OO
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
8 2 (7.41%) Workflow
8 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.41%) BDD
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
4 2 (7.41%) XPath
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.70%) REXX
5 1 (3.70%) JCL
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) X++
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) MapBasic
5 1 (3.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.70%) XenApp
1 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) WSUS
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.70%) Sophos
3 1 (3.70%) OpenTV
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.70%) Facebook
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Siemens
3 1 (3.70%) Lotus
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
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