Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 22 January 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 (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 71 77
Rank change year-on-year -17 +6 +25
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 20 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.90% 2.14% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.45% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 46
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £588 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.83% -9.09% -7.04%
10th Percentile £451 £208 £181
90th Percentile £675 £328 £425
North East median daily rate £588 £300 £330
% change year-on-year +95.83% -9.09% -7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £47.08 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +74.35% -
North East median hourly rate - £45.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +66.67% +272.41%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 873 816 1,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.74% 87.18% 88.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 589 1,293
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £253 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £525
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 56
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £18.50 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.51% -32.11% +34.57%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.40 £13.16
90th Percentile £46.30 £50.00 £40.00
North East median hourly rate £14.39 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -52.05% +13.21% +51.43%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 9 £588 +95.83% 11
Computer Science
North East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) SaaS
3 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Debt
4 3 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 3 (33.33%) Presales
4 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
4 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) RUP
4 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System

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 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
1 1 (11.11%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) SaaS
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
3 2 (22.22%) Heroku
4 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Chief Technology Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Solr Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) React
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (22.22%) Vue.js
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Biotechnology
4 1 (11.11%) Life Science
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Kanban
2 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 3 (33.33%) Presales
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) RUP
3 3 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Debt
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (11.11%) OCP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Foundry
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle