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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 120 133 104
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -29
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 42 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 0.70% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.36% 2.41% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 18
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £47.39 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+215.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +24.00%
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
1250 1078 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.63% 28.92% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 601 455
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 76 76
Median hourly rate £20.89 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.56% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.46 £47.33 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Cheshire -5 18 £483 +10.45% 15
Manchester -15 10 £350 +19.65% 41
Lancashire - 7 £425 - 7
Cumbria - 4 - -
Merseyside - 3 £313 - 2
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 66 (67.35%) Degree
2 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (32.65%) HTML
3 32 (32.65%) ITIL
4 30 (30.61%) JavaScript
5 29 (29.59%) Java
5 29 (29.59%) Web Services
6 27 (27.55%) XML
7 25 (25.51%) CSS
8 22 (22.45%) SOAP
8 22 (22.45%) JSON
9 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (20.41%) ServiceNow
10 20 (20.41%) Finance
10 20 (20.41%) HTTP
11 18 (18.37%) Web Design
12 17 (17.35%) Windows
13 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
13 16 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (15.31%) Linux
15 14 (14.29%) Oracle
15 14 (14.29%) Subversion
16 12 (12.24%) Scrum
16 12 (12.24%) HTML5
17 11 (11.22%) TDD
17 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
17 11 (11.22%) C#
18 10 (10.20%) C++
18 10 (10.20%) .NET
18 10 (10.20%) Shell Script

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (8.16%) WebLogic
1 8 (8.16%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.08%) Apache Pig
3 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.04%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.04%) Mule
4 2 (2.04%) Node.js
4 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) Apache
5 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) JBoss
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Office
2 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.41%) HTTP
2 7 (7.14%) SMTP
2 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.12%) DNS
3 6 (6.12%) SNMP
3 6 (6.12%) SSL
4 4 (4.08%) Internet
5 2 (2.04%) LDAP
5 2 (2.04%) PuTTY
5 2 (2.04%) WinSCP
6 1 (1.02%) Firewall
6 1 (1.02%) SAN
6 1 (1.02%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) DB2
3 7 (7.14%) MySQL
4 4 (4.08%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.08%) Big Data
4 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.04%) Redis
6 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) GIS
6 1 (1.02%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (14.29%) Subversion
2 10 (10.20%) JIRA
3 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.16%) Selenium
4 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.10%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.08%) Bugzilla
6 4 (4.08%) Hudson
7 3 (3.06%) Grunt
7 3 (3.06%) gulp
7 3 (3.06%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.06%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.04%) Ant
8 2 (2.04%) JMeter
8 2 (2.04%) NUnit
8 2 (2.04%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (2.04%) WATIR
9 1 (1.02%) JUnit
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (20.41%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Games
3 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.04%) Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Law
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (40.82%) Developer
2 17 (17.35%) Analyst
3 16 (16.33%) Architect
4 8 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (8.16%) ServiceNow Developer
5 7 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Digital Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Agile Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Big Data Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Junior
8 4 (4.08%) Middleware Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.06%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Digital Architect
9 3 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.65%) HTML
2 29 (29.59%) Web Services
3 27 (27.55%) XML
4 25 (25.51%) CSS
5 22 (22.45%) JSON
5 22 (22.45%) SOAP
6 12 (12.24%) HTML5
7 10 (10.20%) .NET
8 8 (8.16%) CSS3
9 7 (7.14%) Middleware
9 7 (7.14%) Spring
10 6 (6.12%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.12%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (6.12%) Struts
10 6 (6.12%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (5.10%) J2EE
12 4 (4.08%) Ajax
12 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
12 4 (4.08%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.08%) PMI
4 3 (3.06%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.06%) User Experience
5 2 (2.04%) Economics
5 2 (2.04%) Informatics
5 2 (2.04%) Life Science
5 2 (2.04%) NHS
5 2 (2.04%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.02%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.02%) IPTV
6 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) MHEG
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.02%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.35%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Linux
3 7 (7.14%) Unix
4 6 (6.12%) AIX
4 6 (6.12%) Solaris
5 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.04%) Android
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.02%) VME
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.65%) ITIL
3 18 (18.37%) Web Design
4 16 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (12.24%) Scrum
6 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
6 11 (11.22%) TDD
7 8 (8.16%) MVC
7 8 (8.16%) OO
7 8 (8.16%) Project Management
7 8 (8.16%) Web Development
8 7 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (7.14%) Open Source
8 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.12%) Front End Development
9 6 (6.12%) Functional Testing
9 6 (6.12%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (6.12%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.10%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.10%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.61%) JavaScript
2 29 (29.59%) Java
3 11 (11.22%) C#
4 10 (10.20%) C++
4 10 (10.20%) Shell Script
5 9 (9.18%) Ruby
6 6 (6.12%) Go
6 6 (6.12%) PHP
6 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.12%) SQL
7 5 (5.10%) Python
8 4 (4.08%) VB
9 3 (3.06%) FQL
10 2 (2.04%) C
10 2 (2.04%) XPath
11 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.02%) COBOL
11 1 (1.02%) Delphi
11 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (67.35%) Degree
2 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) IIBA
3 4 (4.08%) ISEB
3 4 (4.08%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.04%) HND
5 2 (2.04%) MCP
5 2 (2.04%) OCPJP
5 2 (2.04%) PhD
6 1 (1.02%) CCIE
6 1 (1.02%) CCNP
6 1 (1.02%) CFCE
6 1 (1.02%) EnCE
6 1 (1.02%) GCFA
6 1 (1.02%) GCFE
6 1 (1.02%) GIAC
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.02%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.10%) Firmware
4 4 (4.08%) HDFS
5 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.02%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.02%) EnCase
2 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.02%) OPNET
2 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) ServiceNow
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle
3 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.14%) IBM
5 6 (6.12%) HP
5 6 (6.12%) VMware
6 3 (3.06%) Google
7 2 (2.04%) FireEye
7 2 (2.04%) Lotus
7 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.04%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.02%) Adobe
8 1 (1.02%) AppSense
8 1 (1.02%) BMC
8 1 (1.02%) Citrix
8 1 (1.02%) NetApp
8 1 (1.02%) OpenTV
8 1 (1.02%) Rapid7
8 1 (1.02%) Splunk
8 1 (1.02%) Telerik
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