Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 119 119
Rank change year-on-year +37 0 -12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 55 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.96% 0.73% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.31% 2.25% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 19 14
Manchester median daily rate £350 £360 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.94% -8.93%
10th Percentile £142 £76 £257
90th Percentile £475 £478 £468
North West median daily rate £356 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -5.00% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Manchester median hourly rate £47.50 - £11.50
10th Percentile £46.25 - £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 - £14.40
North West median hourly rate £42.45 £47.39 £12.00
% change year-on-year -10.43% +294.92% -46.37%

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 871 1199 912
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 31.11% 32.60% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 705 490
Manchester median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +4.09%
10th Percentile £171 £217 £213
90th Percentile £545 £525 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 32
Manchester median hourly rate £22.90 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.93% +7.41% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.27 £10.85 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.20 £31.98 £38.33
North West median hourly rate £27.92 £18.87 £16.00
% change year-on-year +47.93% +17.94% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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 -4 3 £425 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £338 - 1
Cheadle - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 - - 2
Computer Science
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 39 (70.91%) Degree
2 25 (45.45%) SQL
3 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 19 (34.55%) .NET
5 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
6 18 (32.73%) JIRA
7 15 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (27.27%) HTML
8 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
8 14 (25.45%) MVC
9 13 (23.64%) C#
10 11 (20.00%) AccuRev
10 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
11 10 (18.18%) WCF
11 10 (18.18%) WPF
11 10 (18.18%) Linux
11 10 (18.18%) WinForms
12 9 (16.36%) REST
13 8 (14.55%) Node.js
13 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
13 8 (14.55%) CSS
13 8 (14.55%) Games
14 7 (12.73%) Scrum
14 7 (12.73%) C++
14 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
14 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
14 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
15 6 (10.91%) HTML5
15 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC

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 5 (9.09%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) IaaS
2 2 (3.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.82%) DHCP
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.82%) ISDN
2 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) MPLS
2 1 (1.82%) PBX
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) VLAN
2 1 (1.82%) VoIP
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.45%) Big Data
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.64%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.64%) Impala
7 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) JIRA
2 11 (20.00%) AccuRev
3 5 (9.09%) NUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Grunt
4 1 (1.82%) gulp
4 1 (1.82%) Hudson
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (14.55%) Games
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Military
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Software Developer
3 8 (14.55%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Data Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Junior
5 5 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.27%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Data Scientist
6 4 (7.27%) Graduate
7 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) .NET
2 15 (27.27%) HTML
3 10 (18.18%) WCF
3 10 (18.18%) WinForms
3 10 (18.18%) WPF
4 9 (16.36%) REST
5 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
5 8 (14.55%) CSS
5 8 (14.55%) Node.js
6 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
7 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (10.91%) HTML5
7 6 (10.91%) Web Services
8 4 (7.27%) Qt
9 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.45%) CSS3
9 3 (5.45%) GStreamer
9 3 (5.45%) JSON
9 3 (5.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) IPTV
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile Games
3 2 (3.64%) Online Games
3 2 (3.64%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) CESG
4 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) AIX
3 1 (1.82%) Solaris
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 14 (25.45%) MVC
4 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
4 7 (12.73%) Scrum
5 6 (10.91%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 6 (10.91%) OOP
6 5 (9.09%) OO
6 5 (9.09%) OOD
6 5 (9.09%) UML
7 4 (7.27%) B2B
7 4 (7.27%) B2C
7 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
7 4 (7.27%) Microservices
7 4 (7.27%) SOA
7 4 (7.27%) TDD
7 4 (7.27%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) SQL
2 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.64%) C#
4 7 (12.73%) C++
5 6 (10.91%) Python
6 5 (9.09%) C
7 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.45%) PHP
9 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.82%) Java
10 1 (1.82%) JCL
10 1 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (70.91%) Degree
2 15 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) PhD
5 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) CCNA
7 1 (1.82%) CCNP
7 1 (1.82%) CISA
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.82%) CISM
7 1 (1.82%) CISSP
7 1 (1.82%) ISEB
7 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.82%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) HDFS
1 2 (3.64%) vSphere
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) Ansible
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (3.64%) Apigee
3 2 (3.64%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.64%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Northgate
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
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