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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 87 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 0.64% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.88% 2.64% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
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£375 £383 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +22.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £355 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.38 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.83% +113.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +5.42%
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
451 341 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.55% 24.15% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 179 139
Average daily rate £350 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 33
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £37.33 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

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 21 April 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
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 21 April 2015. 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 - 4 £450 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Oldham - - - -
Sale - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 27 (81.82%) Degree
2 15 (45.45%) Scrum
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Web Services
3 14 (42.42%) TDD
4 13 (39.39%) XML
5 12 (36.36%) CSS
5 12 (36.36%) HTML
5 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 11 (33.33%) jQuery
7 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
7 10 (30.30%) Ajax
7 10 (30.30%) Windows
8 9 (27.27%) XHTML
9 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
9 8 (24.24%) .NET
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
10 7 (21.21%) Java
10 7 (21.21%) C#
10 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
10 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
10 7 (21.21%) XSLT
10 7 (21.21%) Kanban
11 6 (18.18%) XPath
11 6 (18.18%) Open Source
11 6 (18.18%) CSS3
11 6 (18.18%) Linux

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (15.15%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) CMS
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.09%) Orchard CMS
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Spark
4 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.03%) CICS
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) OpenScape
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) MySQL
3 4 (12.12%) RavenDB
4 3 (9.09%) Hazelcast
5 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.03%) DB2
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Axure RP
3 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.06%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.03%) Subversion
5 1 (3.03%) Hudson
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) MSTest
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.03%) Back Office
1 1 (3.03%) Games
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
2 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Web Services
2 13 (39.39%) XML
3 12 (36.36%) CSS
3 12 (36.36%) HTML
4 11 (33.33%) jQuery
5 10 (30.30%) Ajax
6 9 (27.27%) XHTML
7 8 (24.24%) .NET
8 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
8 7 (21.21%) XSLT
9 6 (18.18%) CSS3
10 5 (15.15%) SOAP
10 5 (15.15%) RESTful
10 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (12.12%) LINQ
11 4 (12.12%) Spring
11 4 (12.12%) Apache Cordova
12 3 (9.09%) Grails
12 3 (9.09%) Regular Expression
12 3 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Open Source
2 5 (15.15%) NHS
3 3 (9.09%) Web 2.0
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.06%) Linked Data
4 2 (6.06%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) Interactive TV
5 1 (3.03%) IPTV
5 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) Semantic Web
5 1 (3.03%) MHEG
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Android
3 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) zOS
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.03%) MVS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Scrum
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) TDD
3 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
5 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
6 7 (21.21%) Kanban
7 6 (18.18%) SOA
7 6 (18.18%) Project Management
7 6 (18.18%) MVC
8 5 (15.15%) PRINCE
8 5 (15.15%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.15%) Coaching
8 5 (15.15%) BDD
8 5 (15.15%) iOS Development
9 4 (12.12%) Workflow
10 3 (9.09%) ITIL
11 2 (6.06%) Information Security
11 2 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.21%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) XPath
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) COBOL
7 1 (3.03%) SPARQL
7 1 (3.03%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.03%) REXX
7 1 (3.03%) JCL
7 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.06%) Ansible
1 2 (6.06%) Salt
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.03%) Sophos
4 1 (3.03%) OpenTV
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) CA
4 1 (3.03%) Siemens
4 1 (3.03%) Lotus
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