The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 64 12 31
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +19
Contract jobs citing Open Source 44 72 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.53% 10.86% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 13.48% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 60 10
Median daily rate £498 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.05% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £323 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £552 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
Open Source
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1075 534 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.35% 80.54% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 354 180
Median daily rate £321 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.30% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £562 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 26 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £10.00 £16.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 60 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.13%) Java
2 27 (28.13%) Unix
3 24 (25.00%) ITIL
3 24 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 23 (23.96%) DevOps
5 21 (21.88%) Linux
5 21 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 20 (20.83%) TDD
7 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
8 17 (17.71%) Python
9 16 (16.67%) HTML
9 16 (16.67%) Project Management
9 16 (16.67%) IaaS
10 15 (15.63%) Finance
11 14 (14.58%) Service Management
11 14 (14.58%) OO
11 14 (14.58%) RESTful
11 14 (14.58%) PaaS
11 14 (14.58%) Puppet
11 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (13.54%) MongoDB
12 13 (13.54%) High Availability
12 13 (13.54%) Agile Project Management
12 13 (13.54%) SaaS
12 13 (13.54%) Web Services
12 13 (13.54%) Red Hat
12 13 (13.54%) Middleware
13 12 (12.50%) AIX

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (7.29%) Apache Solr
2 6 (6.25%) SAS
3 5 (5.21%) Apache
3 5 (5.21%) Drupal
4 3 (3.13%) Confluence
5 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.08%) nginx
5 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.04%) IIS
6 1 (1.04%) Jetty
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.67%) IaaS
2 14 (14.58%) PaaS
3 13 (13.54%) SaaS
4 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.21%) GitHub
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.04%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) Firewall
2 9 (9.38%) HTTP
2 9 (9.38%) LAN
2 9 (9.38%) VPN
2 9 (9.38%) WAN
3 6 (6.25%) SSL
3 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.21%) Intranet
5 3 (3.13%) Internet
6 1 (1.04%) DHCP
6 1 (1.04%) DNS
6 1 (1.04%) FTP
6 1 (1.04%) IPsec
6 1 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.54%) MongoDB
2 11 (11.46%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 6 (6.25%) Big Data
4 6 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.25%) HBase
4 6 (6.25%) Pentaho
4 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.04%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.04%) MySQL
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.25%) ERwin
4 5 (5.21%) JIRA
4 5 (5.21%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.17%) Subversion
6 3 (3.13%) JUnit
6 3 (3.13%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.08%) Maven
7 2 (2.08%) Selenium
8 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.04%) JMeter
8 1 (1.04%) RSpec
8 1 (1.04%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Law
3 3 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Architect
2 16 (16.67%) Developer
3 15 (15.63%) Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) Unix Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Scala Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Java Scala Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Java Scala Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.67%) HTML
2 14 (14.58%) RESTful
3 13 (13.54%) Middleware
3 13 (13.54%) Web Services
4 12 (12.50%) CSS
4 12 (12.50%) HTML5
5 11 (11.46%) JSON
5 11 (11.46%) REST
6 10 (10.42%) Spring
7 8 (8.33%) CSS3
8 6 (6.25%) Node.js
9 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.21%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.21%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (3.13%) .NET
10 3 (3.13%) Ajax
10 3 (3.13%) Django
10 3 (3.13%) Sinatra
10 3 (3.13%) XML
11 2 (2.08%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.46%) HACMP
3 8 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.21%) User Experience
5 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.13%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.13%) Unix
2 21 (21.88%) Linux
3 12 (12.50%) AIX
3 12 (12.50%) Solaris
4 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.17%) Windows
5 2 (2.08%) CentOS
6 1 (1.04%) HPUX
6 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 24 (25.00%) ITIL
3 23 (23.96%) DevOps
4 20 (20.83%) TDD
5 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (16.67%) Project Management
7 14 (14.58%) OO
7 14 (14.58%) Service Management
8 13 (13.54%) Agile Project Management
8 13 (13.54%) High Availability
9 12 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (12.50%) Scrum
10 11 (11.46%) ITIL V3
10 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
10 11 (11.46%) Waterfall
11 10 (10.42%) Business Analysis
11 10 (10.42%) Lean Six Sigma
11 10 (10.42%) Test Scripting
11 10 (10.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.13%) Java
2 21 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 17 (17.71%) Python
4 12 (12.50%) Scala
5 9 (9.38%) C++
6 7 (7.29%) C#
6 7 (7.29%) Ruby
6 7 (7.29%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.25%) SQL
8 5 (5.21%) Clojure
8 5 (5.21%) Groovy
9 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.08%) Go
9 2 (2.08%) VB
10 1 (1.04%) FQL
10 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) BPSS Clearance
2 11 (11.46%) IBM AIX Certification
3 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) Degree
5 3 (3.13%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) GxP
3 1 (1.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) GPFS
2 6 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.13%) KVM
5 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.04%) Docker
6 1 (1.04%) LXC
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.04%) RHEV
6 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) Puppet
2 8 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.13%) Ansible
4 2 (2.08%) Kibana
4 2 (2.08%) logstash
4 2 (2.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Red Hat
2 12 (12.50%) Oracle
3 9 (9.38%) IBM
4 6 (6.25%) CA
4 6 (6.25%) Informatica
4 6 (6.25%) Tableau
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.17%) VMware
6 3 (3.13%) Google
6 3 (3.13%) HP
6 3 (3.13%) SAP
7 2 (2.08%) SaltStack