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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 18 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Contract jobs citing Open Source 62 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.21% 1.82% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.51% 2.39% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 3 1
Average daily rate £438 £490 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +78.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +80.89%
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
590 251 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.67% 76.29% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 165 139
Average daily rate £410 £400 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +42.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.82 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.05 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £21.82 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 99 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.70%) Project Management
3 34 (29.82%) JavaScript
4 33 (28.95%) Web Services
5 31 (27.19%) Unix
6 30 (26.32%) HTML
7 29 (25.44%) Waterfall
8 28 (24.56%) Finance
8 28 (24.56%) Java
9 27 (23.68%) Linux
10 25 (21.93%) Python
10 25 (21.93%) CSS
10 25 (21.93%) TDD
11 23 (20.18%) HTML5
11 23 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (17.54%) Business Analysis
13 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 19 (16.67%) Scrum
14 18 (15.79%) MongoDB
14 18 (15.79%) Analytics
15 17 (14.91%) SDLC
15 17 (14.91%) .NET
16 16 (14.04%) BDD
16 16 (14.04%) Social Media
16 16 (14.04%) jQuery
17 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (12.28%) C++
18 14 (12.28%) Disclosure Scotland
19 13 (11.40%) User Stories
19 13 (11.40%) PHP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.53%) CMS
2 11 (9.65%) Node.js
3 9 (7.89%) Drupal
4 8 (7.02%) Confluence
5 4 (3.51%) SAS
6 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.75%) Apache
8 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.88%) IIS
8 1 (0.88%) Jetty
8 1 (0.88%) nginx
8 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) GitHub
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) FTP
2 12 (10.53%) 3G
2 12 (10.53%) 4G
2 12 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (8.77%) SSH
4 9 (7.89%) Internet
5 8 (7.02%) Intranet
6 7 (6.14%) HTTP
7 6 (5.26%) Firewall
8 5 (4.39%) LAN
8 5 (4.39%) VPN
8 5 (4.39%) WAN
9 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.63%) SSL
11 1 (0.88%) DHCP
11 1 (0.88%) DNS
11 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 11 (9.65%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.89%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.26%) Big Data
7 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.51%) Apache Hive
8 4 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.51%) HBase
8 4 (3.51%) Pentaho
9 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.63%) MySQL
10 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) JIRA
2 9 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.89%) Selenium
3 8 (7.02%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.14%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.14%) GitLab
4 7 (6.14%) Subversion
5 4 (3.51%) ERwin
6 2 (1.75%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.88%) FishEye
7 1 (0.88%) JUnit
7 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (24.56%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Law
2 5 (4.39%) Marketing
3 3 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 35 (30.70%) Analyst
2 30 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 29 (25.44%) Developer
4 21 (18.42%) Digital Analyst
4 21 (18.42%) Digital Business Analyst
5 10 (8.77%) Architect
6 9 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Product Manager
9 5 (4.39%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Unix Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Digital Product Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.51%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.95%) Web Services
2 30 (26.32%) HTML
3 25 (21.93%) CSS
4 23 (20.18%) HTML5
5 17 (14.91%) .NET
6 16 (14.04%) jQuery
7 13 (11.40%) RESTful
8 12 (10.53%) RSS
8 12 (10.53%) Spring
9 10 (8.77%) JSON
10 8 (7.02%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.02%) REST
11 7 (6.14%) Django
11 7 (6.14%) Play Framework
12 6 (5.26%) CSS3
12 6 (5.26%) Middleware
13 5 (4.39%) Drush
14 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
14 4 (3.51%) J2EE
15 3 (2.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.04%) Social Media
3 10 (8.77%) Visualisation
4 6 (5.26%) HACMP
4 6 (5.26%) User Experience
5 4 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.19%) Unix
2 27 (23.68%) Linux
3 12 (10.53%) Mac OS
4 6 (5.26%) AIX
4 6 (5.26%) Solaris
5 5 (4.39%) Windows
6 4 (3.51%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.75%) CentOS
7 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Fedora
8 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.70%) Project Management
3 29 (25.44%) Waterfall
4 25 (21.93%) TDD
5 20 (17.54%) Business Analysis
6 19 (16.67%) Scrum
7 18 (15.79%) Analytics
8 17 (14.91%) SDLC
9 16 (14.04%) BDD
10 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (11.40%) Agile Project Management
11 13 (11.40%) Configuration Management
11 13 (11.40%) User Stories
12 12 (10.53%) Content Management
12 12 (10.53%) Data Analytics
12 12 (10.53%) SEO
13 11 (9.65%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (9.65%) Product Management
14 10 (8.77%) Mentoring
15 9 (7.89%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.82%) JavaScript
2 28 (24.56%) Java
3 25 (21.93%) Python
4 14 (12.28%) C++
5 13 (11.40%) PHP
5 13 (11.40%) Scala
5 13 (11.40%) VB
6 12 (10.53%) ActionScript
7 11 (9.65%) Ruby
8 9 (7.89%) C#
9 6 (5.26%) SQL
10 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (5.26%) IBM AIX Certification
4 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.63%) Degree
6 2 (1.75%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) ISEB
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) GPFS
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) LXC
3 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Puppet
2 7 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.88%) logstash
4 1 (0.88%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (7.89%) Oracle
2 7 (6.14%) IBM
2 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.51%) CA
3 4 (3.51%) Informatica
3 4 (3.51%) Rally
3 4 (3.51%) Tableau
4 2 (1.75%) Google
4 2 (1.75%) HP
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.88%) Splunk