Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 81 29
Rank change year-on-year +26 -52 +55
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 43 15 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.33% 1.61% 8.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.14% 3.97% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 124
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £290 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +6.23% -26.96%
10th Percentile £255 £97 £181
90th Percentile £671 £470 £347
North East median daily rate £353 £300 £273
% change year-on-year +17.50% +9.89% -26.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 16
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 424 378 928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 42.70% 40.56% 41.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 272 593
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £378 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +19.05% -20.25%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £209
90th Percentile £613 £543 £485
North East median daily rate £375 £365 £320
% change year-on-year +2.74% +14.06% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 64
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £23.50 £12.29 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.21% -55.31% +83.33%
10th Percentile £11.59 £10.20 £15.00
90th Percentile £44.88 £47.73 £29.00
North East median hourly rate £15.90 £13.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year +19.96% -50.93% +76.04%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +22 43 £350 +20.69% 2
Computer Science
North East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 40 (93.02%) Degree
2 29 (67.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (53.49%) Citrix
4 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
5 21 (48.84%) SC Cleared
6 20 (46.51%) VMware
6 20 (46.51%) Windows
7 18 (41.86%) DHCP
7 18 (41.86%) DNS
7 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
7 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
7 18 (41.86%) Ivanti
7 18 (41.86%) Windows Server
7 18 (41.86%) XenApp
8 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (34.88%) ITIL
10 12 (27.91%) XenDesktop
10 12 (27.91%) NetScaler
11 11 (25.58%) Analytics
11 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (25.58%) Project Management
12 10 (23.26%) SAP
13 9 (20.93%) SQL
13 9 (20.93%) vSphere
14 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (16.28%) Business Continuity
15 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
15 7 (16.28%) JIRA
15 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery

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 7 (16.28%) IIS
2 5 (11.63%) OpenStack
2 5 (11.63%) SAS
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) NServiceBus
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) SPSS
2 1 (2.33%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) DHCP
1 18 (41.86%) DNS
2 12 (27.91%) NetScaler
3 7 (16.28%) SAN
4 6 (13.95%) 3G
4 6 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.63%) Big Data
3 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
1 7 (16.28%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Gradle
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Liquibase
3 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.33%) Qt Creator
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Banking
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
1 5 (11.63%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Citrix Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Angular Developer
5 4 (9.30%) DBA
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Mobility Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared DBA
7 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Quantitative Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) Kafka
3 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.65%) Angular 2
3 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
3 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.65%) JPA
3 2 (4.65%) Spring
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) Node.js
4 1 (2.33%) QML
4 1 (2.33%) Qt
4 1 (2.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Fat Client
1 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
1 6 (13.95%) Thin Client
2 5 (11.63%) Credit Risk
2 5 (11.63%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Arduino
4 1 (2.33%) Life Science
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) PMI
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows Server
3 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.95%) Windows 10
5 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
6 5 (11.63%) Linux
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (9.30%) Unix
8 3 (6.98%) Android
8 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Phone
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) ITIL
2 11 (25.58%) Analytics
2 11 (25.58%) Project Management
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) Business Continuity
4 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.95%) Mathematics
5 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (13.95%) Software Delivery
5 6 (13.95%) Statistics
6 5 (11.63%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (11.63%) Machine Learning
6 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.63%) Physics
6 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.63%) Stress Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Validation
7 4 (9.30%) Kanban
7 4 (9.30%) Open Source
7 4 (9.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.28%) Python
3 6 (13.95%) R
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) Java
6 2 (4.65%) Java 8
6 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (93.02%) Degree
2 29 (67.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
4 21 (48.84%) SC Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (13.95%) Master's Degree
6 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (9.30%) OCP
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (2.33%) CCNA
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.33%) HNC
8 1 (2.33%) MCP
8 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (11.63%) IFRS
2 5 (11.63%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
1 18 (41.86%) XenApp
2 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.91%) XenDesktop
4 9 (20.93%) vSphere
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (11.63%) XenServer
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.33%) Docker
9 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Ansible
1 4 (9.30%) Data Guard
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
1 4 (9.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.98%) AirWatch
2 3 (6.98%) SAP Afaria
2 3 (6.98%) XenMobile
3 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Citrix
2 20 (46.51%) VMware
3 18 (41.86%) Ivanti
3 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.26%) SAP
5 7 (16.28%) HP
6 6 (13.95%) Oracle
6 6 (13.95%) ThinPrint
7 5 (11.63%) McAfee
8 3 (6.98%) Apple
9 2 (4.65%) Symantec
10 1 (2.33%) Atmel