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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 96 84 73
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 8 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.73% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 2.83% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Median daily rate £360 £293 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £236 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £390 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £31.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -33.68%
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
601 389 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.65% 25.64% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 224 191
Median daily rate £377 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £35.80 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

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 29 June 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
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 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - - 3
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 22 (84.62%) Degree
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 9 (34.62%) HTML
5 9 (34.62%) CSS
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
5 9 (34.62%) MVC
5 9 (34.62%) HTML5
5 9 (34.62%) CSS3
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 7 (26.92%) Ruby
7 7 (26.92%) Scrum
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
8 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (23.08%) Subversion
9 5 (19.23%) QA
9 5 (19.23%) Selenium
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 5 (19.23%) .NET
9 5 (19.23%) C#
9 5 (19.23%) C++
9 5 (19.23%) Python
9 5 (19.23%) OOP
9 5 (19.23%) Go
10 4 (15.38%) Redis
10 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
10 4 (15.38%) Open Source

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 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.69%) Mule
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) SMTP
1 4 (15.38%) SNMP
1 4 (15.38%) SSL
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) DB2
2 4 (15.38%) Redis
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
2 5 (19.23%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) Mercurial
4 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.54%) Grunt
4 3 (11.54%) gulp
5 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.85%) Appium
6 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
6 1 (3.85%) JIRA
6 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Games
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Angular Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (11.54%) HTML Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Developer in Test
4 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (7.69%) Middleware Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Information Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Web Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) CSS
1 9 (34.62%) CSS3
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
1 9 (34.62%) HTML5
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
3 5 (19.23%) .NET
4 4 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (15.38%) jQuery
4 4 (15.38%) JSON
4 4 (15.38%) Middleware
4 4 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (15.38%) XML
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.69%) EJB
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE
6 2 (7.69%) XHTML
6 2 (7.69%) XSL
6 2 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) User Experience
4 2 (7.69%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.85%) Interactive TV
5 1 (3.85%) IPTV
5 1 (3.85%) MHEG
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Games
5 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) AIX
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Solaris
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) MVC
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 8 (30.77%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) OOP
6 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 4 (15.38%) Open Source
6 4 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 4 (15.38%) Web Development
7 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
7 3 (11.54%) DevOps
7 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 3 (11.54%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.69%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) Ruby
4 5 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) C++
4 5 (19.23%) Go
4 5 (19.23%) Python
5 4 (15.38%) PHP
5 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 2 (7.69%) C
7 2 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) PhD
4 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) OpenTV