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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 16 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 46 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.50% 5.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.80% 6.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £283 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +77.50%
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
426 325 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 78.74% 75.23% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 230 48
Average daily rate £380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £34.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.83% +82.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (73.08%) Java
3 32 (61.54%) TDD
4 30 (57.69%) RESTful
5 28 (53.85%) MongoDB
5 28 (53.85%) NoSQL
6 25 (48.08%) Web Services
7 23 (44.23%) BDD
7 23 (44.23%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (36.54%) Linux
9 18 (34.62%) Ruby
9 18 (34.62%) Selenium
9 18 (34.62%) QA
9 18 (34.62%) Puppet
9 18 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (32.69%) Test Automation
10 17 (32.69%) Project Management
11 16 (30.77%) XML
11 16 (30.77%) SQL
11 16 (30.77%) Jenkins
12 14 (26.92%) Scala
12 14 (26.92%) JSON
12 14 (26.92%) Automated Testing
13 13 (25.00%) JIRA
14 12 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
14 12 (23.08%) Python
15 11 (21.15%) HTML
15 11 (21.15%) Scrum
15 11 (21.15%) Spring
15 11 (21.15%) Django

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (21.15%) Confluence
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.69%) nginx
2 4 (7.69%) Jetty
3 2 (3.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.69%) Google App Engine
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.62%) SSL
2 5 (9.62%) HTTP
3 4 (7.69%) DNS
3 4 (7.69%) DHCP
3 4 (7.69%) FTP
3 4 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.92%) Converged Networks
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (53.85%) MongoDB
1 28 (53.85%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) Redis
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Selenium
2 16 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 13 (25.00%) JIRA
4 5 (9.62%) WATIR
4 5 (9.62%) Sahi
4 5 (9.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Architect
1 18 (34.62%) Analyst
2 14 (26.92%) Technical Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Business Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) QA Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Digital Architect
5 7 (13.46%) Digital Technical Architect
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Architect
5 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Technical Architect
6 6 (11.54%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Digital Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.85%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Tester
10 1 (1.92%) Java Architect
10 1 (1.92%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (57.69%) RESTful
2 25 (48.08%) Web Services
3 16 (30.77%) XML
4 14 (26.92%) JSON
5 11 (21.15%) HTML
5 11 (21.15%) Spring
5 11 (21.15%) Django
5 11 (21.15%) HTML5
6 9 (17.31%) .NET
7 4 (7.69%) J2EE
7 4 (7.69%) Servlets
8 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.92%) Mustache
9 1 (1.92%) Sass
9 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (61.54%) TDD
3 23 (44.23%) BDD
3 23 (44.23%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (32.69%) Test Automation
4 17 (32.69%) Project Management
5 14 (26.92%) Automated Testing
6 12 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
7 11 (21.15%) Scrum
8 10 (19.23%) Kanban
8 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
9 7 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
10 6 (11.54%) Web Development
11 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.62%) Analytics
11 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
12 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
13 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
13 3 (5.77%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) Java
2 18 (34.62%) Ruby
3 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 14 (26.92%) Scala
5 12 (23.08%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Groovy
7 1 (1.92%) Clojure
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (34.62%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.69%) Xen
2 1 (1.92%) vCloud
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) Puppet
1 18 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.69%) Google
1 4 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
2 1 (1.92%) Red Hat