Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 75 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 -40 +65
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 18 17 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.05% 1.90% 7.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.49% 4.51% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 134
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £206 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +154.55% -26.67% -11.42%
10th Percentile £323 £66 £181
90th Percentile £675 £328 £368
North East median daily rate £488 £253 £284
% change year-on-year +93.07% -11.01% -10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 13
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £38.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +38.39% -8.20%
North East median hourly rate - £38.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +38.39% +48.34%

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 328 377 1,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 37.27% 42.12% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 270 729
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -20.48%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £220
90th Percentile £640 £550 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £365 £330
% change year-on-year +9.59% +10.61% -19.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 58
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.25 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.39% -35.71% +49.93%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.26 £14.70
90th Percentile £26.35 £47.60 £35.30
North East median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% -36.36% +52.78%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 0 18 £525 +154.55% 7
Computer Science
North East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 10 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (38.89%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Validation
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) Python
4 6 (33.33%) Master's Degree
5 5 (27.78%) IFRS
5 5 (27.78%) IFRS 9
5 5 (27.78%) SAS
5 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) SPSS
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Statistics
5 5 (27.78%) Financial Institution
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (27.78%) Financial Modelling
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Mathematics

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 5 (27.78%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) 3G
2 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) DBA
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Qualitative Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Quantitative Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Chief Technology Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Credit Risk
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Validation
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) Financial Modelling
3 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
3 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
3 5 (27.78%) Physics
3 5 (27.78%) Statistics
3 5 (27.78%) Stress Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Kanban
4 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) R
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 10 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Master's Degree
5 4 (22.22%) OCP
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) IFRS
1 5 (27.78%) IFRS 9
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (27.78%) XenApp
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Data Guard
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
1 5 (27.78%) Ivanti
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) ThinPrint
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) SAP