The 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 24 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 45 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.95% - 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.15% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 0 0
Average daily rate
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£486 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+215.55% -40.00%
Open Source
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Miscellaneous Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
248 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.82% 18.57% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 15 16
Average daily rate £420 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £201 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.90 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) Java
3 23 (41.82%) Linux
4 21 (38.18%) HTML
5 20 (36.36%) HTML5
6 19 (34.55%) Ruby
7 18 (32.73%) Puppet
7 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
7 18 (32.73%) Scala
7 18 (32.73%) Python
7 18 (32.73%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (30.91%) Relational Database
8 17 (30.91%) Mentoring
8 17 (30.91%) JSON
9 16 (29.09%) JIRA
9 16 (29.09%) Django
9 16 (29.09%) RESTful
9 16 (29.09%) Confluence
10 15 (27.27%) Spring
11 14 (25.45%) MongoDB
11 14 (25.45%) NoSQL
11 14 (25.45%) Selenium
12 12 (21.82%) Web Development
12 12 (21.82%) Scrum
13 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
14 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
14 9 (16.36%) Middleware
15 8 (14.55%) UNIX
16 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
17 6 (10.91%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (29.09%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) WordPress
2 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.45%) CMS
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (5.45%) Drupal
3 1 (1.82%) Jetty
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) LAN
1 5 (9.09%) WAN
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
1 5 (9.09%) VPN
1 5 (9.09%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) SAN
2 4 (7.27%) DNS
2 4 (7.27%) DHCP
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) Relational Database
2 14 (25.45%) MongoDB
2 14 (25.45%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
2 16 (29.09%) JIRA
3 14 (25.45%) Selenium
4 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.91%) Subversion
5 5 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Architect
2 20 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (29.09%) Digital Architect
4 10 (18.18%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 10 (18.18%) Lead Architect
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Architect
5 7 (12.73%) Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Digital Architect
7 5 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.27%) Designer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Designer
8 4 (7.27%) Digital Designer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Digital Designer
9 3 (5.45%) Web Content Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Web Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) HTML
2 20 (36.36%) HTML5
3 17 (30.91%) JSON
4 16 (29.09%) Django
4 16 (29.09%) RESTful
5 15 (27.27%) Spring
6 9 (16.36%) Middleware
7 6 (10.91%) CSS
7 6 (10.91%) CSS3
8 4 (7.27%) REST
8 4 (7.27%) Web Services
9 3 (5.45%) Ajax
9 3 (5.45%) Play Framework
9 3 (5.45%) Sensu
10 2 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (3.64%) Guice
11 1 (1.82%) JAX-RS
11 1 (1.82%) Spring MVC
11 1 (1.82%) SOAP
11 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Thin Client
1 4 (7.27%) Psychology
1 4 (7.27%) Human Factors
1 4 (7.27%) Fat Client
1 4 (7.27%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) W3C
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) HACMP
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) UNIX
3 5 (9.09%) AIX
3 5 (9.09%) Solaris
4 4 (7.27%) VME
4 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.45%) HPUX
6 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) Mentoring
3 12 (21.82%) Scrum
3 12 (21.82%) Web Development
4 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 5 (9.09%) Service Management
7 4 (7.27%) Migration
7 4 (7.27%) User Stories
7 4 (7.27%) Line Management
7 4 (7.27%) Market Research
7 4 (7.27%) Usability Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.45%) Change Data Capture
8 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) Java
2 19 (34.55%) Ruby
3 18 (32.73%) Scala
3 18 (32.73%) Python
4 5 (9.09%) SQL
5 4 (7.27%) COBOL
6 3 (5.45%) C#
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.82%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) KVM
2 3 (5.45%) RHEV
3 1 (1.82%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 18 (32.73%) Puppet
1 18 (32.73%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.45%) collectd
2 3 (5.45%) Nagios
2 3 (5.45%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.27%) VMware
2 4 (7.27%) ICL
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Citrix
2 4 (7.27%) Fujitsu
3 2 (3.64%) HP
3 2 (3.64%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
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