Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 12 December 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
England > North East
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 84 74
Rank change year-on-year -16 -10 +45
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 3 13 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.23% 1.07% 3.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 3.36% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 61
North East median daily rate £488 £295 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.25% -7.81% -58.71%
10th Percentile £434 £58 £200
90th Percentile £531 £321 £410
England median daily rate £478 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +6.11% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
North East median hourly rate - £47.08 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +68.13% +286.21%
England median hourly rate £37.50 £32.97 £21.69
% change year-on-year +13.74% +52.01% -31.35%

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 East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 377 387 1,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.65% 31.80% 42.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 298 779
North East median daily rate £400 £364 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.97% +6.99% -9.33%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £220
90th Percentile £552 £522 £501
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 77
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.24% +57.41% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.95 £12.91
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.37 £34.79
England median hourly rate £25.06 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +0.24% -1.96% +5.74%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the North East

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

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

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

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

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 East region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Tyne and Wear -4 3 £488 +65.25% 7
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Kafka
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer in Test
1 1 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer in Test
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) OCP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Ivanti
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) ThinPrint
1 1 (33.33%) VMware