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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 88 98 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 17 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 0.43% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.71% 1.55% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Median daily rate £313 £306 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £270 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £378 £375
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 £39.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-10.82% -17.36%
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
627 517 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.82% 27.93% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 292 249
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 £225 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £40.00 £18.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 25 (92.59%) Degree
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Java
4 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (37.04%) C#
6 8 (29.63%) .NET
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
7 7 (25.93%) Games
8 6 (22.22%) TDD
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) Python
9 5 (18.52%) HTML
9 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 5 (18.52%) Scrum
9 5 (18.52%) Mobile Games
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) Ruby
9 5 (18.52%) QA
9 5 (18.52%) Selenium
9 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
9 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (14.81%) BDD
10 4 (14.81%) CSS3
10 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.81%) HTML5
10 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
10 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
10 4 (14.81%) PHP
10 4 (14.81%) CSS

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 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.70%) Magnolia
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Google Play
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) SMTP
2 1 (3.70%) SNMP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Redis
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) QlikView
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.11%) Moq
2 3 (11.11%) NUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Android Studio
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Appium
4 1 (3.70%) Grunt
4 1 (3.70%) gulp
4 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (25.93%) Games
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Junior
4 3 (11.11%) Junior Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Developer in Test
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Information Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) CSS3
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) JSON
4 3 (11.11%) LINQ
4 3 (11.11%) WCF
4 3 (11.11%) WinForms
4 3 (11.11%) WPF
5 2 (7.41%) Android SDK
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (7.41%) RxJava
5 2 (7.41%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile Games
3 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
4 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 3 (11.11%) Physics
5 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.70%) Economics
5 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) TDD
3 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) BDD
4 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
4 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 3 (11.11%) OOP
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 3 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) Ruby
4 4 (14.81%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.41%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Go
7 1 (3.70%) Jython
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau