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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 79 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 28 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.54% 1.34% 1.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.83% 5.26% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 10
Average daily rate £320 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £302 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+69.91% +4.80%
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
580 361 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.82% 25.44% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 216 183
Average daily rate £370 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £193 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £24.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.09 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £32.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Oldham - 3 £313 -
Salford -9 1 £331 -5.57%
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 28 (71.79%) Degree
2 14 (35.90%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) Web Services
2 14 (35.90%) XML
3 13 (33.33%) Subversion
4 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.77%) C#
4 12 (30.77%) OO
5 11 (28.21%) Windows
5 11 (28.21%) Oracle
5 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
5 11 (28.21%) WebSphere
6 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (23.08%) DB2
7 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
7 9 (23.08%) Linux
7 9 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (20.51%) TDD
8 8 (20.51%) Scrum
8 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) HTML
8 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
8 8 (20.51%) WCF
9 7 (17.95%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (17.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (17.95%) Unix
9 7 (17.95%) AIX
9 7 (17.95%) Solaris
9 7 (17.95%) SMTP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (28.21%) WebSphere
2 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 7 (17.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
1 1 (2.56%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) DNS
1 7 (17.95%) SMTP
1 7 (17.95%) SNMP
1 7 (17.95%) SSL
1 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) DB2
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Subversion
2 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.82%) JIRA
3 5 (12.82%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) Appium
4 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.13%) Maven
4 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.56%) Moq
5 1 (2.56%) NUnit
5 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 7 (17.95%) Games
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Middleware Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Junior
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate
5 3 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Research Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Android Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.13%) iOS Android Developer
6 2 (5.13%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.13%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Tester
6 2 (5.13%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
1 14 (35.90%) Web Services
1 14 (35.90%) XML
2 9 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (20.51%) HTML
3 8 (20.51%) WCF
4 7 (17.95%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (17.95%) Middleware
5 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 6 (15.38%) HTML5
5 6 (15.38%) JSON
5 6 (15.38%) SOAP
5 6 (15.38%) XSLT
6 5 (12.82%) Ajax
6 5 (12.82%) CSS
6 5 (12.82%) CSS3
6 5 (12.82%) J2EE
6 5 (12.82%) REST
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.26%) PMI
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.56%) Economics
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) AIX
3 7 (17.95%) Solaris
3 7 (17.95%) Unix
4 4 (10.26%) Android
5 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (30.77%) OO
2 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
3 8 (20.51%) Scrum
3 8 (20.51%) TDD
4 6 (15.38%) OOP
4 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
5 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
5 5 (12.82%) High Availability
5 5 (12.82%) MVC
5 5 (12.82%) QA Automation
5 5 (12.82%) Workflow
6 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 3 (7.69%) Signal Processing
7 2 (5.13%) Android Development
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
5 6 (15.38%) C++
6 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
7 4 (10.26%) XPath
8 3 (7.69%) Objective-C
9 2 (5.13%) Python
9 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.56%) Perl
10 1 (2.56%) PHP
10 1 (2.56%) R
10 1 (2.56%) Ruby
10 1 (2.56%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 28 (71.79%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) HND
3 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.13%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) Telerik
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe
6 1 (2.56%) Appcelerator
6 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.56%) OpenText
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.56%) Zend
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago