Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 139 140
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 25 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.84% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.34% 2.17% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 7
Manchester median daily rate £375 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.29% +12.00%
10th Percentile £223 £259 £188
90th Percentile £468 £369 £430
North West median daily rate £375 £338 £411
% change year-on-year +11.11% -17.93% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £30.75 - -
North West median hourly rate £38.75 - -

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 468 414 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.81% 14.76% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 259 278
Manchester median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £265 £179 £194
90th Percentile £588 £630 £604
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 8
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.43 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.74% -38.30% +63.77%
10th Percentile £14.33 £13.58 £13.60
90th Percentile £34.13 £55.50 £39.60
North West median hourly rate £33.70 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +3.69% +16.07% -11.14%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 - 2
Salford - 1 - - 1
Bolton - 1 £330 -
Computer Science Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 25 (100.00%) Degree
1 25 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (40.00%) C#
5 9 (36.00%) .NET
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) DevOps
6 8 (32.00%) React
6 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) Sass
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (28.00%) OO
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) TypeScript
7 7 (28.00%) SOLID
8 6 (24.00%) Aurelia
8 6 (24.00%) Commercial Awareness
8 6 (24.00%) Technical Leadership
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) OOD
8 6 (24.00%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (24.00%) LESS
9 5 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (20.00%) Mentoring

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 3 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.00%) OpenEdge
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (4.00%) ISDN
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) MPLS
1 1 (4.00%) PBX
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) VLAN
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Big Data
1 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Gradle
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Bower
3 1 (4.00%) gulp
3 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.00%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (8.00%) Games
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Military
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Angular Developer
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (16.00%) React Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Developer in Test
4 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) CSS
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) React
4 7 (28.00%) Sass
5 6 (24.00%) Aurelia
5 6 (24.00%) LESS
6 5 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (16.00%) Classic ASP
7 4 (16.00%) HTML5
8 3 (12.00%) Dropwizard
8 3 (12.00%) Durandal
8 3 (12.00%) JSON
8 3 (12.00%) RESTful
8 3 (12.00%) Spring
8 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
8 3 (12.00%) Vue.js
9 2 (8.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile Games
2 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (36.00%) DevOps
5 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (28.00%) OO
6 7 (28.00%) SOLID
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 6 (24.00%) Commercial Awareness
7 6 (24.00%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (24.00%) OOD
7 6 (24.00%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.00%) OOP
9 4 (16.00%) Web Development
10 3 (12.00%) BDD
10 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) TypeScript
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) ES6
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) hybris
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Progress