Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 March 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
England > North West
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 191 193
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 +12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 12 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 2.01% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
North West median daily rate £380 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -29.41% +27.25%
10th Percentile £328 £138 £154
90th Percentile £506 £425 £530
England median daily rate £475 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
North West median hourly rate £25.67 - -
England median hourly rate £34.50 £34.11 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.14% +127.40% -60.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 983 996 1,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.40% 17.61% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 599 596
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £225 £200 £236
90th Percentile £625 £590 £611
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 74 90
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% +2.70%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.95 £12.83
90th Percentile £53.00 £67.50 £53.00
England median hourly rate £29.90 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +19.60% -9.09% -

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the North West

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the North West

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the North West over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in the North West

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the North West

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the North West over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in the North West

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 25 March 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
Manchester +9 8 £385 +28.33% 3
Cheshire +8 4 £325 -10.96% 3
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 12 (100.00%) Degree
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (41.67%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) DevExpress
5 3 (25.00%) Ext JS
5 3 (25.00%) Mocha
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) D3.js
5 3 (25.00%) Jasmine
5 3 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (25.00%) Angular 2
5 3 (25.00%) ES7
5 3 (25.00%) ES8
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) FusionCharts
5 3 (25.00%) Protractor
5 3 (25.00%) Infragistics
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (16.67%) Informatics
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 2 (16.67%) ISDN
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
1 2 (16.67%) PBX
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VLAN
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) HBase
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) QlikView
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (25.00%) Mocha
1 3 (25.00%) Protractor
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Gradle
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (8.33%) Plastic SCM
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Angular 2
1 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (25.00%) D3.js
1 3 (25.00%) Ext JS
1 3 (25.00%) FusionCharts
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
1 3 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Dojo
3 1 (8.33%) EJB
3 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (8.33%) JPA
3 1 (8.33%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (8.33%) Fintech
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Informatics
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) ES7
2 3 (25.00%) ES8
2 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) DevExpress
1 3 (25.00%) Infragistics
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Xamarin