Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 127 149
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22 -14
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 31 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.98% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.55% 3.26% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 12
Manchester median daily rate £375 £300 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.43% +6.00%
10th Percentile £133 £153 £77
90th Percentile £468 £391 £436
North West median daily rate £375 £300 £395
% change year-on-year +25.00% -24.05% +8.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £30.75 - -

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 473 430 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.01% 14.62% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 247 323
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £225 £163 £208
90th Percentile £575 £586 £585
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 12
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.43 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.74% +20.21% -
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.52 £12.12
90th Percentile £32.50 £55.00 £34.18
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £38.88 £27.50
% change year-on-year -25.40% +41.36% -9.90%

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 November 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 November 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
Bury - 6 £363 -
Salford - 3 - - 1
Stockport - 2 £350 - 2
Bolton - 1 £330 - 1
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 31 (100.00%) Degree
1 31 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) C#
4 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
5 10 (32.26%) .NET
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (29.03%) OO
6 9 (29.03%) DevOps
7 8 (25.81%) React
7 8 (25.81%) Python
7 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
7 8 (25.81%) CSS
7 8 (25.81%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) Java
7 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
8 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 7 (22.58%) Selenium
8 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (22.58%) Sass
8 7 (22.58%) TypeScript
8 7 (22.58%) SOLID
9 6 (19.35%) Aurelia
9 6 (19.35%) Commercial Awareness
9 6 (19.35%) LESS
9 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
9 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
9 6 (19.35%) OOD

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 (12.90%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Functions
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) npm
2 1 (3.23%) Serverless
2 1 (3.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (9.68%) DHCP
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
1 3 (9.68%) ISDN
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) MPLS
1 3 (9.68%) PBX
1 3 (9.68%) SSL
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.68%) VLAN
1 3 (9.68%) VoIP
1 3 (9.68%) VPN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Big Data
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Gradle
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.68%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (9.68%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) Appium
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) Protractor
4 2 (6.45%) Ranorex
4 2 (6.45%) Robot Framework
4 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.23%) Bower
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) gulp
5 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.23%) PhantomJS
General
1 4 (12.90%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Tester
3 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Angular Developer
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
4 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) React Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Developer in Test
5 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
2 10 (32.26%) .NET
3 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.81%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) HTML
3 8 (25.81%) React
4 7 (22.58%) Sass
5 6 (19.35%) Aurelia
5 6 (19.35%) LESS
6 5 (16.13%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (12.90%) Classic ASP
7 4 (12.90%) HTML5
7 4 (12.90%) JSON
8 3 (9.68%) Durandal
8 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
8 3 (9.68%) Kafka
8 3 (9.68%) RESTful
8 3 (9.68%) Spring
8 3 (9.68%) Spring Boot
8 3 (9.68%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile Games
4 3 (9.68%) Smartphone
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (29.03%) DevOps
3 9 (29.03%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) SOLID
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
4 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
5 6 (19.35%) Commercial Awareness
5 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
5 6 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (19.35%) OOD
5 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) Analytical Thinking
7 4 (12.90%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (12.90%) OOP
7 4 (12.90%) SDET
7 4 (12.90%) Test Management
7 4 (12.90%) Test Planning
7 4 (12.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) Python
3 7 (22.58%) TypeScript
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) ES6
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) ISEB
2 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) hybris
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Progress