The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 79 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 0.61% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.38% 3.06% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
294 229 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.79% 20.11% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 118 126
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £212 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 30
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £10.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Computer Science
North West

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
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 31 July 2014. 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
Altrincham - - - - 3
Bolton - - - - 2
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (60.00%) jQuery
5 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (53.33%) C#
6 7 (46.67%) Web Development
6 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (40.00%) Time Management
7 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (33.33%) HTML5
8 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (26.67%) SOAP
9 4 (26.67%) Web Services
10 3 (20.00%) XML
10 3 (20.00%) XSLT
10 3 (20.00%) XHTML
10 3 (20.00%) Java
10 3 (20.00%) Open Source
10 3 (20.00%) Ajax
11 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
11 2 (13.33%) Web 2.0
11 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
11 2 (13.33%) CSS3
11 2 (13.33%) XPath

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) CorelDRAW
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) XSLT
7 3 (20.00%) XHTML
7 3 (20.00%) Ajax
8 2 (13.33%) WSDL
8 2 (13.33%) CSS3
8 2 (13.33%) Sass
9 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 1 (6.67%) REST
9 1 (6.67%) SVG
9 1 (6.67%) CGI
9 1 (6.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
2 2 (13.33%) Web 2.0
3 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.67%) Animation
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Web Development
3 6 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Research
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) XPath
6 1 (6.67%) Scala
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CBAP
2 1 (6.67%) GPEN
2 1 (6.67%) OSCP
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) RHCE
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) GSEC
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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