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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 32 15 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Contract jobs citing Open Source 84 83 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.37% 10.44% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.54% 12.26% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 74 19
Median daily rate £450 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £646 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.04% -54.78%
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
984 677 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.32% 85.16% 84.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 478 260
Median daily rate £400 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 22
Median hourly rate £34.33 £18.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.70% -17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £10.94 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 68 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.00%) DevOps
3 47 (34.81%) IaaS
3 47 (34.81%) ITIL
4 45 (33.33%) Linux
4 45 (33.33%) PaaS
5 44 (32.59%) SaaS
6 34 (25.19%) Problem Management
7 33 (24.44%) Java
8 31 (22.96%) Change Management
9 30 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 30 (22.22%) PRINCE2
10 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 25 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (17.78%) Security Cleared
12 23 (17.04%) Red Hat
13 22 (16.30%) Windows
14 21 (15.56%) BPSS Clearance
15 20 (14.81%) OO
15 20 (14.81%) SQL
15 20 (14.81%) Data Management
16 19 (14.07%) TDD
16 19 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (14.07%) VMware
17 18 (13.33%) Active Directory
17 18 (13.33%) MS Excel
17 18 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
18 17 (12.59%) HTML
18 17 (12.59%) JIRA
19 16 (11.85%) Unix

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 15 (11.11%) IIS
2 9 (6.67%) Apache
3 7 (5.19%) Apache Solr
4 6 (4.44%) nginx
4 6 (4.44%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.70%) Drupal
5 5 (3.70%) Jetty
5 5 (3.70%) Mongrel
5 5 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.22%) Confluence
7 2 (1.48%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.48%) SAS
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (34.81%) IaaS
2 45 (33.33%) PaaS
3 44 (32.59%) SaaS
4 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (8.89%) HP Helion
6 9 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.70%) Google App Engine
7 5 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (2.96%) GitHub
9 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.11%) DHCP
1 15 (11.11%) DNS
2 11 (8.15%) HTTP
3 9 (6.67%) Firewall
4 8 (5.93%) SSL
4 8 (5.93%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.70%) FTP
5 5 (3.70%) Intranet
5 5 (3.70%) IPsec
6 4 (2.96%) LAN
6 4 (2.96%) VPN
6 4 (2.96%) WAN
7 2 (1.48%) Internet
8 1 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.93%) MySQL
3 7 (5.19%) OLTP
3 7 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.22%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.22%) OLAP
7 3 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.48%) Big Data
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.74%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.74%) HBase
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (12.59%) JIRA
2 14 (10.37%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.93%) Selenium
5 6 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.44%) HP UFT
5 6 (4.44%) Sahi
5 6 (4.44%) WATIR
6 5 (3.70%) Travis CI
7 4 (2.96%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.96%) Subversion
8 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.22%) JUnit
9 2 (1.48%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.48%) Maven
10 1 (0.74%) ERwin
10 1 (0.74%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.74%) RSpec
10 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (5.93%) Finance
2 2 (1.48%) Games
2 2 (1.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (25.19%) Architect
2 19 (14.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (11.11%) Analyst
3 15 (11.11%) Developer
4 13 (9.63%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (6.67%) Systems Architect
8 8 (5.93%) DBA
9 7 (5.19%) Administrator
9 7 (5.19%) Database Architect
9 7 (5.19%) Unix Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Consultant
10 6 (4.44%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (2.96%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.59%) HTML
2 13 (9.63%) .NET
2 13 (9.63%) CSS
2 13 (9.63%) Web Services
3 12 (8.89%) HTML5
3 12 (8.89%) JSON
3 12 (8.89%) REST
4 10 (7.41%) RESTful
4 10 (7.41%) XML
5 9 (6.67%) Middleware
6 8 (5.93%) CSS3
7 7 (5.19%) Spring
8 6 (4.44%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.44%) Node.js
8 6 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (3.70%) J2EE
9 5 (3.70%) Servlets
10 4 (2.96%) Django
10 4 (2.96%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Clustering
1 12 (8.89%) Public Cloud
2 8 (5.93%) CMDB
2 8 (5.93%) HACMP
3 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.44%) User Experience
4 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.22%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.22%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.33%) Linux
2 22 (16.30%) Windows
3 16 (11.85%) Unix
4 14 (10.37%) Windows Server
5 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (6.67%) AIX
7 9 (6.67%) Solaris
8 4 (2.96%) HPUX
9 2 (1.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.00%) DevOps
3 47 (34.81%) ITIL
4 34 (25.19%) Problem Management
5 31 (22.96%) Change Management
6 30 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 30 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 25 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (14.81%) Data Management
8 20 (14.81%) OO
9 19 (14.07%) TDD
10 15 (11.11%) Microservices
11 14 (10.37%) Project Management
12 13 (9.63%) Business Analysis
12 13 (9.63%) OOA/OOD
12 13 (9.63%) Scrum
12 13 (9.63%) TOGAF
12 13 (9.63%) UML
12 13 (9.63%) Use Case
13 12 (8.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.44%) Java
2 20 (14.81%) SQL
3 14 (10.37%) JavaScript
3 14 (10.37%) Ruby
4 12 (8.89%) Python
5 9 (6.67%) C#
5 9 (6.67%) Scala
6 7 (5.19%) C++
6 7 (5.19%) VB
7 5 (3.70%) VB6
8 4 (2.96%) Clojure
8 4 (2.96%) Groovy
8 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.48%) C
9 2 (1.48%) Go
10 1 (0.74%) FQL
10 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (9.63%) MCSA
3 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (8.15%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.41%) MCSE
7 8 (5.93%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (8.89%) QA
3 3 (2.22%) GxP
4 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 14 (10.37%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (9.63%) vSphere
5 8 (5.93%) GPFS
6 5 (3.70%) Xen
7 4 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.22%) KVM
9 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.74%) Docker
10 1 (0.74%) LXC
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.74%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 15 (11.11%) Puppet
2 8 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.22%) Ansible
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.48%) Kibana
4 2 (1.48%) logstash
4 2 (1.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.04%) Red Hat
3 19 (14.07%) VMware
4 14 (10.37%) Oracle
5 8 (5.93%) IBM
5 8 (5.93%) Remedy
6 7 (5.19%) Google
6 7 (5.19%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.22%) HP
7 3 (2.22%) SAP
8 2 (1.48%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.74%) CA
9 1 (0.74%) Informatica
9 1 (0.74%) Tableau
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