Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 120 131
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 20 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.62% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.74% 3.57% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 14
Manchester median daily rate £313 £150 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.33% -56.36% +1.85%
10th Percentile £128 £125 £76
90th Percentile £478 £436 £411
North West median daily rate £350 £250 £355
% change year-on-year +39.86% -29.51% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year -26.58% - -

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 422 420 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.03% 15.07% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 231 287
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £176 £213 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £413 £410 £410
% change year-on-year +0.61% - +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Manchester median hourly rate £25.22 £14.83 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.08% +2.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £12.40 £9.76 £11.63
90th Percentile £34.40 £41.00 £47.85
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £42.87
% change year-on-year -12.50% -6.68% +22.47%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Manchester

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Manchester

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in Manchester

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Manchester

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford 0 3 - - 1
Stockport - 2 £350 - 4
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 20 (100.00%) Degree
1 20 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) ISEB
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) JSON
4 5 (25.00%) JIRA
4 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (20.00%) Selenium
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Confluence
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) CCNP
6 3 (15.00%) CCNA
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) ITSM
6 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.00%) Mobile Games
6 3 (15.00%) Games
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) ISDN

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) GitHub
1 3 (15.00%) Serverless
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (10.00%) AWS OpsWorks
2 2 (10.00%) CloudFront
2 2 (10.00%) Route 53
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (15.00%) ISDN
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) MPLS
1 3 (15.00%) PBX
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.00%) VLAN
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Appium
3 2 (10.00%) CircleCI
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Gradle
3 2 (10.00%) Hudson
3 2 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Protractor
3 2 (10.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (10.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) Travis CI
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Games
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer in Test
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Product Assurance Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Product Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) JSON
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Dropwizard
2 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.00%) Kafka
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) Serverless Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Akka
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Django
3 1 (5.00%) Flask
3 1 (5.00%) NumPy
3 1 (5.00%) Pandas
3 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.00%) SciPy
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile Games
3 3 (15.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.00%) Online Games
5 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Informatics
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
4 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (10.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Apigee
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Google