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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 14 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 52 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.03% 4.41% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.48% 6.00% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 10 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +77.50%
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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
453 250 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 78.65% 73.53% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 184 58
Average daily rate £388 £360 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £450 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.34 £33.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.21% +76.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 July 2015, 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 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (69.49%) Java
3 35 (59.32%) TDD
4 33 (55.93%) RESTful
4 33 (55.93%) MongoDB
5 30 (50.85%) NoSQL
6 25 (42.37%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (42.37%) Web Services
7 24 (40.68%) Linux
7 24 (40.68%) BDD
8 21 (35.59%) Puppet
8 21 (35.59%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (33.90%) Selenium
9 20 (33.90%) Jenkins
10 19 (32.20%) Ruby
11 18 (30.51%) JSON
11 18 (30.51%) QA
12 17 (28.81%) Scala
12 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
12 17 (28.81%) Project Management
13 16 (27.12%) XML
13 16 (27.12%) SQL
14 15 (25.42%) JIRA
15 14 (23.73%) Python
15 14 (23.73%) Automated Testing
16 13 (22.03%) Scrum
16 13 (22.03%) HTML
16 13 (22.03%) Django
16 13 (22.03%) HTML5
17 12 (20.34%) Confluence

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (20.34%) Confluence
2 4 (6.78%) IIS
2 4 (6.78%) Apache
2 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.78%) Jetty
2 4 (6.78%) nginx
3 2 (3.39%) Node.js
4 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.78%) Google App Engine
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.47%) SSL
2 5 (8.47%) HTTP
3 4 (6.78%) IPsec
3 4 (6.78%) DNS
3 4 (6.78%) DHCP
3 4 (6.78%) FTP
4 1 (1.69%) VLAN
4 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.69%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.93%) MongoDB
2 30 (50.85%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.39%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Selenium
1 20 (33.90%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.42%) JIRA
3 5 (8.47%) WATIR
3 5 (8.47%) Sahi
3 5 (8.47%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Architect
2 19 (32.20%) Analyst
3 17 (28.81%) Technical Architect
4 9 (15.25%) Business Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Senior Architect
5 8 (13.56%) QA Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Digital Architect
5 8 (13.56%) Digital Technical Architect
5 8 (13.56%) Senior Technical Architect
6 7 (11.86%) Test Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Quality Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Digital Architect
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
10 3 (5.08%) Agile Business Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) QA Tester
11 2 (3.39%) Tester
11 2 (3.39%) Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.93%) RESTful
2 25 (42.37%) Web Services
3 18 (30.51%) JSON
4 16 (27.12%) XML
5 13 (22.03%) HTML
5 13 (22.03%) HTML5
5 13 (22.03%) Django
6 12 (20.34%) Spring
7 9 (15.25%) .NET
8 4 (6.78%) J2EE
8 4 (6.78%) Servlets
9 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.69%) CSS
10 1 (1.69%) Ajax
10 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.69%) REST
10 1 (1.69%) CSS3
10 1 (1.69%) Mustache
10 1 (1.69%) Sass
10 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) User Experience
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (59.32%) TDD
3 25 (42.37%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (40.68%) BDD
5 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
5 17 (28.81%) Project Management
6 14 (23.73%) Automated Testing
7 13 (22.03%) Scrum
8 12 (20.34%) Agile Project Management
9 11 (18.64%) Kanban
10 10 (16.95%) Business Analysis
11 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
11 7 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
12 6 (10.17%) Web Development
13 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
13 5 (8.47%) Analytics
14 4 (6.78%) Software Delivery
15 3 (5.08%) DevOps
15 3 (5.08%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 41 (69.49%) Java
2 19 (32.20%) Ruby
3 17 (28.81%) Scala
4 16 (27.12%) SQL
5 14 (23.73%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.69%) Clojure
6 1 (1.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) vCloud
2 4 (6.78%) Xen
3 1 (1.69%) QEMU
3 1 (1.69%) KVM
3 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (35.59%) Puppet
1 21 (35.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) VMware
2 4 (6.78%) Google
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.69%) SaltStack
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