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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 117 126 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 49 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 0.89% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.80% 2.92% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 14
Median daily rate £375 £400 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -19.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £308 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £324
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £47.39 £11.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+330.81% -50.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.22 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+31.32% -12.67%
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
1290 1199 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.99% 30.66% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 648 483
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 73 83
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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 3 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 3 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
Manchester -2 18 £375 - 33
Cheshire -14 16 £470 +13.93% 9
Lancashire - 10 £388 - 6
Merseyside +4 2 £313 -24.80% 4
Cumbria - 2 - -
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 70 (66.04%) Degree
2 47 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (34.91%) XML
4 35 (33.02%) Java
5 34 (32.08%) Web Services
6 33 (31.13%) HTML
6 33 (31.13%) ITIL
7 31 (29.25%) JavaScript
8 26 (24.53%) SOAP
9 25 (23.58%) CSS
9 25 (23.58%) JSON
10 24 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (20.75%) HTTP
12 21 (19.81%) Finance
13 20 (18.87%) Windows
13 20 (18.87%) ServiceNow
14 18 (16.98%) Web Design
15 17 (16.04%) Linux
15 17 (16.04%) C#
15 17 (16.04%) Oracle
16 16 (15.09%) SQL Server
16 16 (15.09%) .NET
16 16 (15.09%) Subversion
16 16 (15.09%) Responsive Web Design
17 13 (12.26%) HTML5
17 13 (12.26%) Software Engineering
17 13 (12.26%) Scrum
17 13 (12.26%) C++
18 12 (11.32%) OO
18 12 (11.32%) TDD

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 11 (10.38%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.49%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.77%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.89%) IIS
5 2 (1.89%) Mule
5 2 (1.89%) Node.js
6 1 (0.94%) Apache
6 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) JBoss
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.77%) MS Office
2 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.75%) HTTP
2 8 (7.55%) SMTP
2 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.60%) DNS
3 7 (6.60%) SNMP
3 7 (6.60%) SSL
4 4 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (1.89%) LDAP
5 2 (1.89%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.89%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.94%) Firewall
6 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) DB2
3 8 (7.55%) MySQL
4 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.77%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.77%) Big Data
5 4 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.89%) Redis
7 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.94%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) Subversion
2 12 (11.32%) JIRA
3 10 (9.43%) Selenium
4 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.66%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.72%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.77%) Bugzilla
7 4 (3.77%) Hudson
7 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.83%) Grunt
8 3 (2.83%) gulp
8 3 (2.83%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.83%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.89%) Ant
9 2 (1.89%) JMeter
9 2 (1.89%) Maven
9 2 (1.89%) NUnit
9 2 (1.89%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (1.89%) WATIR
General
1 21 (19.81%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Games
3 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Advertising
4 2 (1.89%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Law
4 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.94%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.94%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (45.28%) Developer
2 13 (12.26%) Architect
3 12 (11.32%) Analyst
4 9 (8.49%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (7.55%) ServiceNow Developer
6 7 (6.60%) HTML Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.66%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Digital Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Middleware Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) QA Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Agile Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Big Data Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Junior
9 4 (3.77%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.83%) Digital Architect
10 3 (2.83%) Digital Technical Architect
10 3 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (34.91%) XML
2 34 (32.08%) Web Services
3 33 (31.13%) HTML
4 26 (24.53%) SOAP
5 25 (23.58%) CSS
5 25 (23.58%) JSON
6 16 (15.09%) .NET
7 13 (12.26%) HTML5
8 9 (8.49%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (7.55%) CSS3
9 8 (7.55%) J2EE
9 8 (7.55%) XSLT
10 7 (6.60%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (6.60%) Middleware
10 7 (6.60%) Spring
10 7 (6.60%) WCF
11 6 (5.66%) .NET Framework
11 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.66%) REST
11 6 (5.66%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.66%) Economics
3 6 (5.66%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.72%) Physics
5 4 (3.77%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.77%) PMI
6 3 (2.83%) User Experience
7 2 (1.89%) Informatics
7 2 (1.89%) Life Science
7 2 (1.89%) NHS
7 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.89%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.94%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.94%) IPTV
8 1 (0.94%) MHEG
8 1 (0.94%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.87%) Windows
2 17 (16.04%) Linux
3 8 (7.55%) Unix
4 7 (6.60%) AIX
4 7 (6.60%) Solaris
5 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.83%) Android
7 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.13%) ITIL
3 18 (16.98%) Web Design
4 16 (15.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (12.26%) Scrum
5 13 (12.26%) Software Engineering
6 12 (11.32%) OO
6 12 (11.32%) TDD
7 9 (8.49%) MVC
8 8 (7.55%) Functional Testing
8 8 (7.55%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.55%) Test Scripting
8 8 (7.55%) Web Development
9 7 (6.60%) Analytics
9 7 (6.60%) Automated Testing
9 7 (6.60%) OOP
9 7 (6.60%) Open Source
9 7 (6.60%) Process Improvement
9 7 (6.60%) Server Virtualisation
10 6 (5.66%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.02%) Java
2 31 (29.25%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.04%) C#
4 13 (12.26%) C++
5 11 (10.38%) Shell Script
5 11 (10.38%) SQL
6 9 (8.49%) Ruby
7 6 (5.66%) Go
7 6 (5.66%) PHP
7 6 (5.66%) Python
7 6 (5.66%) XPath
8 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.77%) VB
10 3 (2.83%) FQL
11 2 (1.89%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.89%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (1.89%) C
11 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.94%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 70 (66.04%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) HND
3 4 (3.77%) ISEB
3 4 (3.77%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.89%) IIBA
4 2 (1.89%) MCP
4 2 (1.89%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.89%) PhD
5 1 (0.94%) CCIE
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.94%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.72%) Firmware
2 5 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.77%) HDFS
4 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.94%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.94%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) ServiceNow
2 17 (16.04%) Oracle
3 10 (9.43%) IBM
4 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.60%) VMware
5 6 (5.66%) HP
6 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.83%) Google
7 3 (2.83%) Telerik
8 2 (1.89%) FireEye
8 2 (1.89%) Lotus
9 1 (0.94%) Adobe
9 1 (0.94%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.94%) BMC
9 1 (0.94%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.94%) NetApp
9 1 (0.94%) OpenText
9 1 (0.94%) OpenTV
9 1 (0.94%) SAP
9 1 (0.94%) Xamarin
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago