The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 99 118 121
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 41 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.24% 1.83% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £169 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £16.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.43% -56.75%
Computer Science
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
966 765 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.78% 27.20% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 389 377
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 65 60
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.69 £17.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.64% -0.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £33.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the North West region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the North West region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Manchester +15 23 £338 +17.39% 19
Cheshire +12 12 £515 +71.66% 7
Lancashire - 3 £588 - 4
Merseyside - - - - 5
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 33 (55.93%) Degree
2 23 (38.98%) Java
3 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
4 21 (35.59%) HTML
4 21 (35.59%) XML
5 20 (33.90%) CSS
6 17 (28.81%) Scrum
7 16 (27.12%) XHTML
8 15 (25.42%) Web Services
9 14 (23.73%) C#
9 14 (23.73%) .NET
9 14 (23.73%) jQuery
10 12 (20.34%) XSLT
10 12 (20.34%) XPath
10 12 (20.34%) Ajax
11 11 (18.64%) Spring
12 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.95%) Open Source
12 10 (16.95%) SQL
12 10 (16.95%) Finance
12 10 (16.95%) MVC
13 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
13 9 (15.25%) ITIL
13 9 (15.25%) Windows
13 9 (15.25%) ISEB
14 8 (13.56%) SOA
14 8 (13.56%) J2EE
14 8 (13.56%) Oracle
14 8 (13.56%) ITSM

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (10.17%) Tomcat
1 6 (10.17%) JBoss
2 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.08%) Apache
4 3 (5.08%) CMS
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Solr
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.08%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (10.17%) JasperReports
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
1 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.47%) Hazelcast
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) RavenDB
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.08%) MySQL
5 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Subversion
2 5 (8.47%) Maven
2 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.47%) Axure RP
3 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Service Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Agile Coach
8 2 (3.39%) Lead Security Architect
8 2 (3.39%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.39%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) HTML
1 21 (35.59%) XML
2 20 (33.90%) CSS
3 16 (27.12%) XHTML
4 15 (25.42%) Web Services
5 14 (23.73%) .NET
5 14 (23.73%) jQuery
6 12 (20.34%) Ajax
6 12 (20.34%) XSLT
7 11 (18.64%) Spring
8 8 (13.56%) HTML5
8 8 (13.56%) J2EE
9 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
9 7 (11.86%) SOAP
9 7 (11.86%) JDBC
9 7 (11.86%) CSS3
9 7 (11.86%) Sass
10 6 (10.17%) JSF
10 6 (10.17%) Java EE
11 5 (8.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Open Source
2 7 (11.86%) NHS
2 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.86%) Web 2.0
3 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.47%) CESG
5 4 (6.78%) Animation
6 3 (5.08%) PMI
6 3 (5.08%) Digital Media
6 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.39%) User Experience
7 2 (3.39%) Linked Data
8 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.69%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Android
3 7 (11.86%) Linux
4 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Phone
7 2 (3.39%) UNIX
8 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) Scrum
3 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
3 10 (16.95%) MVC
4 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
4 9 (15.25%) ITIL
5 8 (13.56%) SOA
5 8 (13.56%) ITSM
5 8 (13.56%) Service Management
5 8 (13.56%) TDD
6 6 (10.17%) Web Development
6 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.17%) CRAMM
6 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.47%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (8.47%) Performance Management
7 5 (8.47%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.47%) Security Architecture
7 5 (8.47%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) Java
2 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.73%) C#
4 12 (20.34%) XPath
5 10 (16.95%) SQL
6 5 (8.47%) Scala
6 5 (8.47%) C++
7 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.08%) Ruby
8 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.69%) Python
9 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (55.93%) Degree
2 9 (15.25%) ISEB
3 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.47%) CISSP
5 5 (8.47%) CISA
6 3 (5.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (5.08%) PMP
6 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
6 3 (5.08%) APMP
7 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) BS7799
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Nagios
1 1 (1.69%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.69%) YUM
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.47%) Adobe
4 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.69%) Curam
4 1 (1.69%) Brocade
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Cognos
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco
4 1 (1.69%) IBM
Morecambe, Lancashire
In Touch Ltd
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Morecambe, Lancashire, North West
In Touch Ltd
Rate: £30,000 - £42,000
Posted: 14 days ago