The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 32 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.71% 0.59% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.36% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £750 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £363 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.68% +16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +31.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
55 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.57% 11.24% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 23
Average daily rate £325 £250 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -36.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £157 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £558 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £23.88 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 - £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Open Source
Tyne and Wear

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 Miscellaneous 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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 19 (61.29%) Middleware
2 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
3 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
4 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
5 11 (35.48%) Firewall
5 11 (35.48%) VPN
6 10 (32.26%) UNIX
6 10 (32.26%) AIX
6 10 (32.26%) Solaris
6 10 (32.26%) LAN
6 10 (32.26%) WAN
6 10 (32.26%) Service Management
6 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
7 9 (29.03%) ICL
7 9 (29.03%) VME
7 9 (29.03%) Migration
7 9 (29.03%) COBOL
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Oracle
8 8 (25.81%) Fujitsu
9 7 (22.58%) Web Services
9 7 (22.58%) Programme Management
10 6 (19.35%) Scrum
10 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (19.35%) Linux
11 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (16.13%) Fat Client
11 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (9.68%) Drupal
2 3 (9.68%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) VPN
1 11 (35.48%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) LAN
2 10 (32.26%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) DHCP
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
3 5 (16.13%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) Intranet
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Architect
2 10 (32.26%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Applications Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.68%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Security Tester
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) Middleware
2 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 3 (9.68%) CSS3
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
3 3 (9.68%) Ajax
3 3 (9.68%) JSON
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) Classic ASP
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Thin Client
1 5 (16.13%) HACMP
1 5 (16.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) W3C
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) UNIX
1 10 (32.26%) AIX
1 10 (32.26%) Solaris
2 9 (29.03%) VME
3 6 (19.35%) Linux
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
2 10 (32.26%) Service Management
3 9 (29.03%) Migration
4 7 (22.58%) Programme Management
5 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Change Data Capture
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 2 (6.45%) DevOps
8 2 (6.45%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL
8 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
9 1 (3.23%) Workflow
9 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) COBOL
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (3.23%) GIAC
4 1 (3.23%) CEH
4 1 (3.23%) CISMP
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) GPEN
4 1 (3.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.13%) GPFS
2 4 (12.90%) KVM
2 4 (12.90%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
2 9 (29.03%) ICL
3 8 (25.81%) Fujitsu
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) IBM
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) HP
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Randstad Technologies
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