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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 121 126 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 33 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.00% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.87% 3.25% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 17
Median daily rate £313 £375 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £320 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £635 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.71 £21.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.72 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +17.58%
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
1149 1353 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.43% 30.60% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 828 541
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 60
Median hourly rate £15.13 £18.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Manchester +4 15 £313 -7.40% 33
Cheshire +4 12 £140 -62.66% 4
Lancashire +10 4 £361 -31.28%
Merseyside +1 1 - - 4
Cumbria - 1 - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 70 (85.37%) Degree
2 28 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (24.39%) Finance
3 20 (24.39%) ITIL
4 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.95%) Project Management
6 17 (20.73%) Java
7 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
8 13 (15.85%) Windows
9 12 (14.63%) C#
9 12 (14.63%) .NET
10 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
10 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
10 11 (13.41%) Financial Modelling
11 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
11 10 (12.20%) HP
11 10 (12.20%) Service Management
11 10 (12.20%) ITSM
12 9 (10.98%) MS Office
13 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
13 8 (9.76%) Change Management
13 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
13 8 (9.76%) JIRA
14 7 (8.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (8.54%) TDD
14 7 (8.54%) Zachman Framework
14 7 (8.54%) TOGAF
14 7 (8.54%) QA
14 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
14 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET

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 5 (6.10%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) Confluence
3 1 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.22%) JBoss
3 1 (1.22%) Magnolia
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Office
2 7 (8.54%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.66%) MS Project
5 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Google Play
2 1 (1.22%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.22%) GitHub
2 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Firewall
1 4 (4.88%) Internet
1 4 (4.88%) tcpdump
1 4 (4.88%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.66%) LAN
2 3 (3.66%) PuTTY
2 3 (3.66%) WAN
2 3 (3.66%) WinSCP
3 2 (2.44%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.44%) DNS
3 2 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.22%) DVB
4 1 (1.22%) HTTP
4 1 (1.22%) RS-232
4 1 (1.22%) RS-422
4 1 (1.22%) RS-485
4 1 (1.22%) SMTP
4 1 (1.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) GIS
3 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.66%) MySQL
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Redis
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.22%) Big Data
5 1 (1.22%) DB2
5 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.22%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.22%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.22%) QlikView
5 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) JIRA
2 6 (7.32%) Selenium
3 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.66%) Ant
4 3 (3.66%) JMeter
4 3 (3.66%) Moq
4 3 (3.66%) NUnit
4 3 (3.66%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.66%) WATIR
4 3 (3.66%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.44%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.22%) Appium
6 1 (1.22%) Grunt
6 1 (1.22%) gulp
6 1 (1.22%) Subversion
6 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Games
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (2.44%) Law
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Analyst
2 18 (21.95%) Architect
3 14 (17.07%) Developer
4 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Technical Writer
5 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Junior
7 3 (3.66%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) .NET
2 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.10%) Middleware
4 4 (4.88%) HTML
4 4 (4.88%) XML
5 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.66%) CAML
5 3 (3.66%) CSS
5 3 (3.66%) CSS3
5 3 (3.66%) HTML5
5 3 (3.66%) jQuery
5 3 (3.66%) LINQ
5 3 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.66%) WCF
5 3 (3.66%) WinForms
5 3 (3.66%) WPF
6 2 (2.44%) Android SDK
6 2 (2.44%) RxJava
6 2 (2.44%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Mobile Games
4 4 (4.88%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.66%) Informatics
5 3 (3.66%) Life Science
5 3 (3.66%) Physics
5 3 (3.66%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.22%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.22%) Economics
6 1 (1.22%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.22%) RIA
6 1 (1.22%) Statistics
6 1 (1.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Linux
2 3 (3.66%) Unix
2 3 (3.66%) VME
2 3 (3.66%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.44%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.22%) AIX
4 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) ITIL
2 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.95%) Project Management
4 11 (13.41%) Financial Modelling
5 10 (12.20%) ITSM
5 10 (12.20%) Service Management
6 8 (9.76%) Change Management
6 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
7 7 (8.54%) TDD
7 7 (8.54%) TOGAF
7 7 (8.54%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (7.32%) Analytics
8 6 (7.32%) Functional Testing
8 6 (7.32%) User Stories
8 6 (7.32%) Validation
9 5 (6.10%) Defect Management
9 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.10%) Open Source
9 5 (6.10%) Scrum
9 5 (6.10%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.73%) Java
2 12 (14.63%) C#
3 5 (6.10%) Ruby
4 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.88%) PHP
4 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.88%) Python
4 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.66%) COBOL
5 3 (3.66%) FQL
5 3 (3.66%) SQL
5 3 (3.66%) VB
6 1 (1.22%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.22%) C
6 1 (1.22%) C++
6 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.22%) Jython
6 1 (1.22%) Perl
6 1 (1.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 70 (85.37%) Degree
2 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.10%) MCP
5 4 (4.88%) CFCE
5 4 (4.88%) EnCE
5 4 (4.88%) GCFA
5 4 (4.88%) GCFE
5 4 (4.88%) GIAC
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.66%) IIBA
7 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.44%) CCNP
7 2 (2.44%) ISEB
8 1 (1.22%) CCIE
8 1 (1.22%) CISSP
8 1 (1.22%) HND
8 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (8.54%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Firmware
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (6.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.88%) EnCase
3 1 (1.22%) OPNET
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) HP
3 5 (6.10%) Lotus
4 4 (4.88%) ArcSight
4 4 (4.88%) FireEye
4 4 (4.88%) Rapid7
4 4 (4.88%) Splunk
5 3 (3.66%) Google
5 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.44%) F5
6 2 (2.44%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle
6 2 (2.44%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.22%) Adobe
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix
7 1 (1.22%) Perforce
7 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.22%) Tableau
7 1 (1.22%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
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Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
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