The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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 (Computing Science)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 78 82
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 35 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.52% 1.10% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.68% 3.58% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 7
Median daily rate £331 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £257 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £371 £363
% change year-on-year +4.37% +2.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year -56.25% +31.14%  

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 456 559 504
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 32.88% 30.88% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 332 264
Median daily rate £365 £396 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.88% +13.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 16
Median hourly rate £22.90 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.44% +13.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.81 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.16 £24.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Manchester

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Manchester

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Manchester

Computer Science
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 in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Manchester

Computer Science
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 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 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
Salford - 2 £425 -
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 30 (71.43%) Degree
2 19 (45.24%) SQL
3 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
5 14 (33.33%) .NET
6 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
6 13 (30.95%) HTML
6 13 (30.95%) JIRA
7 12 (28.57%) MVC
7 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 10 (23.81%) C#
9 9 (21.43%) REST
9 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (19.05%) AccuRev
10 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
10 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.67%) Linux
11 7 (16.67%) Scrum
11 7 (16.67%) WinForms
11 7 (16.67%) WCF
11 7 (16.67%) WPF
11 7 (16.67%) Node.js
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 6 (14.29%) Games
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
12 6 (14.29%) CSS
12 6 (14.29%) Web Services
12 6 (14.29%) Python
13 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce

Computer Science
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 (7.14%) Confluence
1 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) IaaS
2 2 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.38%) SMTP
1 1 (2.38%) SNMP
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (7.14%) Big Data
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.76%) Impala
6 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.76%) MySQL
7 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) JIRA
2 8 (19.05%) AccuRev
3 5 (11.90%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 6 (14.29%) Games
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Data Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Graduate
4 5 (11.90%) Junior
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Data Scientist
6 3 (7.14%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate IT Support
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support
7 2 (4.76%) Junior Data Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (4.76%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) .NET
2 13 (30.95%) HTML
3 9 (21.43%) REST
4 7 (16.67%) Node.js
4 7 (16.67%) WCF
4 7 (16.67%) WinForms
4 7 (16.67%) WPF
5 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (14.29%) CSS
5 6 (14.29%) Web Services
6 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.52%) HTML5
8 3 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.76%) CSS3
9 2 (4.76%) GStreamer
9 2 (4.76%) JSON
9 2 (4.76%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Fintech
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) IPTV
3 2 (4.76%) Streaming Video
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.38%) Online Games
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) AIX
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Solaris
3 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 12 (28.57%) MVC
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.90%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) OOD
6 5 (11.90%) OOP
7 4 (9.52%) B2B
7 4 (9.52%) B2C
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.52%) Microservices
7 4 (9.52%) Multithreading
7 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.52%) SOA
8 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) C#
4 6 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (11.90%) C++
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) C
7 2 (4.76%) Java
7 2 (4.76%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) JCL
8 1 (2.38%) Jython
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) HDFS
1 2 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Ansible
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Salt
3 1 (2.38%) Kibana
3 1 (2.38%) logstash
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Apigee
4 2 (4.76%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.76%) Northgate
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Splunk
5 1 (2.38%) VMware
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