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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 45 26 40
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Contract jobs citing Open Source 50 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.49% 5.26% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 6.80% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 10
Median daily rate £450 £325 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +15.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £400 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.61%
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
809 397 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.80% 77.39% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 261 281
Median daily rate £320 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 76 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.33%) Unix
3 30 (26.32%) Java
4 29 (25.44%) Finance
5 24 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 23 (20.18%) MongoDB
7 22 (19.30%) Project Management
7 22 (19.30%) JavaScript
7 22 (19.30%) Linux
7 22 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (18.42%) Python
9 19 (16.67%) TDD
9 19 (16.67%) Oracle
10 18 (15.79%) HTML
10 18 (15.79%) Web Services
10 18 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (15.79%) Scrum
10 18 (15.79%) Waterfall
11 17 (14.91%) High Availability
11 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
11 17 (14.91%) Red Hat
11 17 (14.91%) Middleware
12 16 (14.04%) Solaris
12 16 (14.04%) AIX
12 16 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (14.04%) Firewall
13 15 (13.16%) Service Management
13 15 (13.16%) HACMP
13 15 (13.16%) IBM
13 15 (13.16%) IBM AIX Certification

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 11 (9.65%) Node.js
2 9 (7.89%) SAS
3 5 (4.39%) Confluence
4 4 (3.51%) Drupal
4 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.63%) Apache
5 3 (2.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.88%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.75%) IaaS
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.04%) Firewall
2 13 (11.40%) LAN
2 13 (11.40%) VPN
2 13 (11.40%) WAN
3 9 (7.89%) Internet
4 8 (7.02%) HTTP
5 5 (4.39%) SSL
5 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.51%) Intranet
7 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.18%) MongoDB
2 18 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (8.77%) Big Data
4 10 (8.77%) Hadoop
5 9 (7.89%) Apache Hive
5 9 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 9 (7.89%) HBase
5 9 (7.89%) Pentaho
5 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
6 8 (7.02%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.75%) MySQL
10 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) ERwin
1 9 (7.89%) JIRA
2 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.26%) Selenium
4 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.39%) Subversion
5 3 (2.63%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.75%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.88%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) JUnit
7 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Law
2 5 (4.39%) Marketing
3 3 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (21.93%) Analyst
2 20 (17.54%) Developer
3 19 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 15 (13.16%) Architect
5 13 (11.40%) Unix Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Digital Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) Digital Business Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Consultant
8 7 (6.14%) Scala Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) AIX Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (4.39%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.79%) HTML
1 18 (15.79%) Web Services
2 17 (14.91%) Middleware
3 14 (12.28%) CSS
4 12 (10.53%) RESTful
5 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.77%) JSON
6 10 (8.77%) Spring
7 9 (7.89%) HTML5
8 6 (5.26%) .NET
8 6 (5.26%) Django
8 6 (5.26%) REST
9 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.39%) CSS3
9 5 (4.39%) jQuery
9 5 (4.39%) Play Framework
10 4 (3.51%) J2EE
11 3 (2.63%) Ajax
12 2 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (0.88%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.16%) HACMP
2 15 (13.16%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.26%) User Experience
4 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.63%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.63%) Social Media
6 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.33%) Unix
2 22 (19.30%) Linux
3 16 (14.04%) AIX
3 16 (14.04%) Solaris
4 8 (7.02%) Windows
5 5 (4.39%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.88%) CentOS
7 1 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 22 (19.30%) Project Management
4 19 (16.67%) TDD
5 18 (15.79%) Scrum
5 18 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 17 (14.91%) High Availability
7 16 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (13.16%) Agile Project Management
8 15 (13.16%) Service Management
9 14 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (12.28%) Data Visualisation
9 14 (12.28%) ITIL
9 14 (12.28%) User Stories
10 13 (11.40%) Data Modelling
10 13 (11.40%) ITIL V3
10 13 (11.40%) Lean Six Sigma
10 13 (11.40%) Six Sigma
10 13 (11.40%) Workflow
11 12 (10.53%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.32%) Java
2 22 (19.30%) JavaScript
3 21 (18.42%) Python
4 13 (11.40%) Scala
5 11 (9.65%) C#
5 11 (9.65%) C++
5 11 (9.65%) SQL
6 9 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.14%) Ruby
8 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.39%) VB
9 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) Clojure
10 1 (0.88%) FQL
10 1 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.16%) IBM AIX Certification
3 11 (9.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.39%) Degree
6 3 (2.63%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) GPFS
2 1 (0.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) KVM
2 1 (0.88%) LXC
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.88%) RHEV
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (11.40%) Puppet
2 9 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (16.67%) Oracle
2 17 (14.91%) Red Hat
3 15 (13.16%) IBM
4 9 (7.89%) CA
4 9 (7.89%) Informatica
4 9 (7.89%) Tableau
5 5 (4.39%) HP
6 4 (3.51%) Rally
7 2 (1.75%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.88%) Google
8 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.88%) VMware