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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
North West / Manchester
Rank 74 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 15 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.14% 1.38% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.80% 4.53% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 15
Median daily rate £369 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £252 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-28.20% +69.91%

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
395 552 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.11% 30.50% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 303 227
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 £288 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £36.10 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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 1 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 March 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
Salford - 1 £425 -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 18 (94.74%) Degree
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
3 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 10 (52.63%) MVC
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 7 (36.84%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) HTML
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
6 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (31.58%) REST
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
7 6 (31.58%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) OOP
8 5 (26.32%) OO
8 5 (26.32%) OOD
8 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (26.32%) Scrum
8 5 (26.32%) NUnit
9 4 (21.05%) JIRA
9 4 (21.05%) WCF
9 4 (21.05%) WPF
9 4 (21.05%) WinForms
9 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
9 4 (21.05%) NoSQL

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 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.26%) SMTP
1 1 (5.26%) SNMP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) NUnit
2 4 (21.05%) AccuRev
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (31.58%) REST
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (21.05%) WCF
5 4 (21.05%) WinForms
5 4 (21.05%) WPF
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.53%) Node.js
7 1 (5.26%) COM
7 1 (5.26%) CSS
7 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (5.26%) GStreamer
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (5.26%) Middleware
7 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Fintech
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) IPTV
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) MVC
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) OOD
3 5 (26.32%) OOP
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) B2B
4 4 (21.05%) B2C
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Microservices
4 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Jython
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Kibana
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Northgate
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
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