Period
to 20 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 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 East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 92 44
Rank change year-on-year +33 -48 +26
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 40 20 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.90% 1.69% 5.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.32% 4.56% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 63
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £300 £330 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -25.08%
10th Percentile £225 £177 £211
90th Percentile £380 £502 £373
North East median daily rate £300 £333 £280
% change year-on-year -9.77% +18.75% -25.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 - £28.00
North East median hourly rate £31.00 - £28.00

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 481 439 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 46.88% 37.20% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 317 491
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11% -6.25%
10th Percentile £230 £263 £220
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
North East median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 28
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.50 £12.29 £26.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.03% -54.12% +81.00%
10th Percentile £11.81 £9.99 £12.12
90th Percentile £43.75 £55.93 £30.80
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £12.29 £26.00
% change year-on-year +152.24% -52.73% +73.33%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Tyne and Wear

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Tyne and Wear

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Tyne and Wear

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Tyne and Wear

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +26 40 £300 -9.09% 7
Computer Science
North East

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 37 (92.50%) Degree
2 30 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (67.50%) Citrix
4 26 (65.00%) Security Cleared
5 24 (60.00%) Windows
6 23 (57.50%) SC Cleared
6 23 (57.50%) VMware
7 22 (55.00%) XenApp
7 22 (55.00%) Windows Server
8 21 (52.50%) Ivanti
8 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
8 21 (52.50%) DHCP
8 21 (52.50%) DNS
9 20 (50.00%) ITIL
9 20 (50.00%) Project Management
9 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (47.50%) SAP
10 19 (47.50%) XenDesktop
10 19 (47.50%) NetScaler
11 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (40.00%) Business Continuity
12 16 (40.00%) Service Delivery
13 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
13 15 (37.50%) vSphere
14 14 (35.00%) HP
15 13 (32.50%) IIS
15 13 (32.50%) SAN
16 12 (30.00%) Management Information System
17 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (17.50%) PowerShell

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 13 (32.50%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) NServiceBus
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (52.50%) DHCP
1 21 (52.50%) DNS
2 19 (47.50%) NetScaler
3 13 (32.50%) SAN
4 3 (7.50%) 3G
4 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Gradle
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Liquibase
3 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.50%) Qt Creator
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 12 (30.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Angular Developer
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Mobility Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Azure Developer
6 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Mobility Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.00%) Angular 2
2 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.00%) JPA
2 2 (5.00%) Kafka
2 2 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) QML
3 1 (2.50%) Qt
3 1 (2.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) PKI
3 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Arduino
5 1 (2.50%) Life Science
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) PMI
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.50%) Android
5 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Phone
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (5.00%) Linux
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) ITIL
1 20 (50.00%) Project Management
2 16 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 16 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.00%) Analytics
4 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Content Management
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Microservices
7 2 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.00%) Server Building
7 2 (5.00%) TDD
7 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) Java 8
4 2 (5.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Korn
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (92.50%) Degree
2 30 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (65.00%) Security Cleared
4 23 (57.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.50%) Master's Degree
7 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) CCNA
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.50%) HNC
8 1 (2.50%) MCP
8 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 22 (55.00%) XenApp
2 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
3 19 (47.50%) XenDesktop
4 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (37.50%) vSphere
6 5 (12.50%) XenServer
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) AirWatch
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Afaria
1 3 (7.50%) XenMobile
2 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Citrix
2 23 (57.50%) VMware
3 21 (52.50%) Ivanti
4 19 (47.50%) SAP
5 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.00%) HP
7 5 (12.50%) McAfee
8 3 (7.50%) Apple
8 3 (7.50%) ThinPrint
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle
9 2 (5.00%) Symantec
10 1 (2.50%) Atmel
10 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.50%) TOWER Software