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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 56 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +17
Contract jobs citing Open Source 53 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.83% 9.19% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 11.85% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 11
Median daily rate £475 £375 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £471 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
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
975 422 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.88% 77.57% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 268 236
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -60.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £11.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 78 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.81%) Unix
3 30 (25.42%) Finance
4 26 (22.03%) Configuration Management
5 25 (21.19%) Java
6 23 (19.49%) Python
7 22 (18.64%) MongoDB
7 22 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (17.80%) ITIL
9 20 (16.95%) Linux
9 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
10 19 (16.10%) Service Management
10 19 (16.10%) TDD
11 18 (15.25%) Scrum
11 18 (15.25%) Oracle
11 18 (15.25%) HTML
11 18 (15.25%) Web Services
11 18 (15.25%) Project Management
12 17 (14.41%) Middleware
12 17 (14.41%) Red Hat
12 17 (14.41%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (14.41%) High Availability
12 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared
12 17 (14.41%) Visualisation
13 16 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (13.56%) Firewall
13 16 (13.56%) Solaris
13 16 (13.56%) AIX
14 15 (12.71%) IBM AIX Certification
14 15 (12.71%) HACMP

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 9 (7.63%) SAS
2 6 (5.08%) Confluence
2 6 (5.08%) Node.js
3 5 (4.24%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.24%) Drupal
4 4 (3.39%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) nginx
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.47%) IaaS
2 8 (6.78%) PaaS
2 8 (6.78%) SaaS
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.69%) GitHub
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.56%) Firewall
2 13 (11.02%) LAN
2 13 (11.02%) VPN
2 13 (11.02%) WAN
3 8 (6.78%) HTTP
3 8 (6.78%) Internet
4 5 (4.24%) Intranet
4 5 (4.24%) SSL
4 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.64%) MongoDB
2 17 (14.41%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (8.47%) Big Data
4 10 (8.47%) Hadoop
5 9 (7.63%) Apache Hive
5 9 (7.63%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (7.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 9 (7.63%) HBase
5 9 (7.63%) Pentaho
6 8 (6.78%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.69%) MySQL
10 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) ERwin
2 8 (6.78%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.78%) JIRA
3 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.39%) Selenium
4 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.54%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.69%) JUnit
5 2 (1.69%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.69%) Subversion
6 1 (0.85%) JMeter
General
1 30 (25.42%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Marketing
3 4 (3.39%) Law
4 3 (2.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (20.34%) Analyst
2 20 (16.95%) Architect
3 18 (15.25%) Business Analyst
4 17 (14.41%) Developer
5 13 (11.02%) Unix Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Consultant
7 8 (6.78%) Digital Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) Digital Business Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Scala Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) AIX Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.08%) Technical Business Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.25%) HTML
1 18 (15.25%) Web Services
2 17 (14.41%) Middleware
3 14 (11.86%) HTML5
3 14 (11.86%) RESTful
4 12 (10.17%) Spring
5 11 (9.32%) CSS
5 11 (9.32%) JSON
6 7 (5.93%) CSS3
6 7 (5.93%) Django
6 7 (5.93%) REST
7 6 (5.08%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.08%) Play Framework
8 4 (3.39%) .NET
8 4 (3.39%) Ajax
8 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.39%) J2EE
9 3 (2.54%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (1.69%) D3.js
10 2 (1.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.41%) Visualisation
3 15 (12.71%) HACMP
4 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.24%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.24%) User Experience
5 3 (2.54%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.54%) Social Media
6 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.81%) Unix
2 20 (16.95%) Linux
3 16 (13.56%) AIX
3 16 (13.56%) Solaris
4 8 (6.78%) Windows
5 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) HPUX
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.03%) Configuration Management
3 21 (17.80%) ITIL
4 19 (16.10%) Service Management
4 19 (16.10%) TDD
5 18 (15.25%) Project Management
5 18 (15.25%) Scrum
6 17 (14.41%) High Availability
7 16 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (11.86%) Data Modelling
8 14 (11.86%) Data Visualisation
8 14 (11.86%) DevOps
8 14 (11.86%) Waterfall
9 13 (11.02%) Agile Project Management
9 13 (11.02%) Analytics
9 13 (11.02%) ITIL V3
9 13 (11.02%) Lean Six Sigma
9 13 (11.02%) Six Sigma
9 13 (11.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.19%) Java
2 23 (19.49%) Python
3 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.71%) Scala
5 11 (9.32%) C++
5 11 (9.32%) SQL
6 9 (7.63%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.93%) Ruby
8 6 (5.08%) C#
9 4 (3.39%) VB
10 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.69%) Clojure
10 2 (1.69%) Groovy
11 1 (0.85%) FQL
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.71%) IBM AIX Certification
3 12 (10.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.24%) Degree
6 3 (2.54%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (5.08%) QA
3 3 (2.54%) GxP
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (12.71%) GPFS
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) KVM
2 1 (0.85%) LXC
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.85%) RHEV
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (11.02%) Puppet
2 9 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (15.25%) Oracle
2 17 (14.41%) Red Hat
3 13 (11.02%) IBM
4 9 (7.63%) CA
4 9 (7.63%) Informatica
4 9 (7.63%) Tableau
5 4 (3.39%) Rally
6 3 (2.54%) HP
6 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.54%) SAP
7 2 (1.69%) Google
7 2 (1.69%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.85%) VMware
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