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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 11 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 109 58 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.20% 9.09% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.57% 10.58% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 36 13
Median daily rate £350 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £358 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £688 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £423 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +11.37%

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
658 548 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 91.77% 85.89% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 364 211
Median daily rate £375 £410 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £24.43 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.53% +11.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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.

1 118 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (49.09%) ITIL
3 107 (48.64%) SaaS
3 107 (48.64%) PaaS
3 107 (48.64%) IaaS
4 102 (46.36%) Linux
5 95 (43.18%) DevOps
6 92 (41.82%) Change Management
7 84 (38.18%) Windows
8 79 (35.91%) Data Management
9 71 (32.27%) Problem Management
10 68 (30.91%) PRINCE2
11 60 (27.27%) Microsoft
12 59 (26.82%) Java
13 57 (25.91%) Unix
14 55 (25.00%) MS Excel
15 48 (21.82%) SQL
16 43 (19.55%) AIX
16 43 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
17 42 (19.09%) Oracle
17 42 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (18.64%) Ruby
19 40 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
20 39 (17.73%) TDD
21 38 (17.27%) Configuration Management
22 34 (15.45%) Service Management
22 34 (15.45%) MongoDB
23 33 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
24 31 (14.09%) ITSM
24 31 (14.09%) WebSphere

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 31 (14.09%) WebSphere
2 16 (7.27%) IIS
3 10 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
4 9 (4.09%) Confluence
5 8 (3.64%) PowerExchange
6 7 (3.18%) SAS
6 7 (3.18%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.73%) Apache
7 6 (2.73%) Jetty
7 6 (2.73%) Mongrel
7 6 (2.73%) nginx
8 3 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.36%) Tuxedo
8 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.91%) JBoss
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.91%) WildFly
Applications
1 55 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 40 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (3.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 107 (48.64%) IaaS
1 107 (48.64%) PaaS
1 107 (48.64%) SaaS
2 19 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.45%) HP Helion
4 9 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.73%) Google App Engine
5 6 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.27%) DHCP
1 16 (7.27%) DNS
1 16 (7.27%) HTTP
2 13 (5.91%) LDAP
3 9 (4.09%) SSL
3 9 (4.09%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.73%) FTP
4 6 (2.73%) IPsec
5 4 (1.82%) Firewall
6 3 (1.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.45%) MongoDB
2 29 (13.18%) SQL Server
3 25 (11.36%) Oracle Database
4 18 (8.18%) MySQL
5 15 (6.82%) DB2
5 15 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (5.91%) NoSQL
7 12 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 8 (3.64%) Ingres
10 8 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (3.18%) OLTP
11 7 (3.18%) PowerCenter
12 4 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 3 (1.36%) OLAP
13 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.36%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (12.73%) Jenkins
1 28 (12.73%) Selenium
2 20 (9.09%) JIRA
3 19 (8.64%) HP UFT
3 19 (8.64%) Sahi
3 19 (8.64%) WATIR
4 16 (7.27%) Cucumber
5 14 (6.36%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.55%) JUnit
7 9 (4.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (3.18%) GitLab
9 6 (2.73%) Subversion
9 6 (2.73%) Travis CI
10 5 (2.27%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.82%) Log4j
11 4 (1.82%) RSpec
12 2 (0.91%) CA Gen
13 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.45%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (4.55%) Finance
2 5 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (15.00%) Architect
2 32 (14.55%) DBA
3 31 (14.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (12.27%) Operations Engineer
5 25 (11.36%) Administrator
5 25 (11.36%) Analyst
6 19 (8.64%) Oracle DBA
7 18 (8.18%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 16 (7.27%) Developer
9 13 (5.91%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (5.91%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.45%) Operations Analyst
10 12 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.00%) Operational Support Analyst
11 11 (5.00%) Operations Support Analyst
12 10 (4.55%) Support Engineer
13 9 (4.09%) Digital Architect
13 9 (4.09%) Product Manager
13 9 (4.09%) QA Engineer
13 9 (4.09%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.18%) Web Services
2 25 (11.36%) .NET
2 25 (11.36%) REST
3 24 (10.91%) XML
4 23 (10.45%) JSON
5 18 (8.18%) CSS
5 18 (8.18%) HTML
6 13 (5.91%) CSS3
6 13 (5.91%) Django
6 13 (5.91%) HTML5
7 10 (4.55%) Ajax
7 10 (4.55%) Play Framework
7 10 (4.55%) RESTful
8 9 (4.09%) J2EE
8 9 (4.09%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (3.64%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.64%) SOAP
10 7 (3.18%) Middleware
10 7 (3.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (2.73%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.45%) Clustering
4 11 (5.00%) User Experience
5 10 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.55%) Tandem
6 9 (4.09%) CMDB
7 6 (2.73%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.82%) HACMP
8 4 (1.82%) NHS
9 3 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.45%) EFT
11 1 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 102 (46.36%) Linux
2 84 (38.18%) Windows
3 57 (25.91%) Unix
4 43 (19.55%) AIX
5 26 (11.82%) Windows 2000
5 26 (11.82%) Windows XP
6 19 (8.64%) Windows Server
7 13 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.18%) MVS
10 6 (2.73%) Solaris
11 5 (2.27%) HPUX
11 5 (2.27%) zOS
12 4 (1.82%) VME
13 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.45%) SUSE
14 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (49.09%) ITIL
3 95 (43.18%) DevOps
4 92 (41.82%) Change Management
5 79 (35.91%) Data Management
6 71 (32.27%) Problem Management
7 68 (30.91%) PRINCE2
8 42 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (17.73%) TDD
10 38 (17.27%) Configuration Management
11 34 (15.45%) Service Management
12 33 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 31 (14.09%) ITSM
14 29 (13.18%) Scrum
15 28 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
16 23 (10.45%) High Availability
16 23 (10.45%) Test Automation
17 20 (9.09%) BDD
18 19 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 59 (26.82%) Java
2 48 (21.82%) SQL
3 41 (18.64%) Ruby
4 21 (9.55%) Scala
5 16 (7.27%) Python
6 9 (4.09%) C#
7 6 (2.73%) C
8 5 (2.27%) Perl
8 5 (2.27%) VB
8 5 (2.27%) VB6
9 3 (1.36%) C++
10 2 (0.91%) COBOL
10 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (5.91%) MCSA
3 13 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.91%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (4.55%) MCSE
6 4 (1.82%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (0.91%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 24 (10.91%) SLA
3 21 (9.55%) QA
4 4 (1.82%) WCAG
5 1 (0.45%) SDET
System Software
1 18 (8.18%) Active Directory
1 18 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (5.91%) vSphere
4 7 (3.18%) KVM
5 6 (2.73%) Xen
6 4 (1.82%) Docker
6 4 (1.82%) GPFS
6 4 (1.82%) LXC
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 14 (6.36%) Puppet
2 10 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.09%) Ansible
4 6 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.36%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 42 (19.09%) Oracle
3 28 (12.73%) Red Hat
4 18 (8.18%) VMware
5 9 (4.09%) Informatica
5 9 (4.09%) Remedy
6 8 (3.64%) Google
6 8 (3.64%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.73%) IBM
8 4 (1.82%) CA
9 3 (1.36%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.91%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.45%) Capita
11 1 (0.45%) Cisco
11 1 (0.45%) HP