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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 9 16 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Contract jobs citing Open Source 98 66 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.50% 9.94% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.56% 11.36% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 35 2
Median daily rate £385 £425 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £282 £459
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £622 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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
630 581 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.20% 87.50% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 395 158
Median daily rate £388 £420 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -12.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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.

1 137 (58.30%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (49.79%) Linux
3 108 (45.96%) ITIL
4 107 (45.53%) SaaS
4 107 (45.53%) PaaS
4 107 (45.53%) IaaS
5 104 (44.26%) DevOps
6 94 (40.00%) Windows
7 92 (39.15%) Change Management
8 79 (33.62%) Data Management
9 71 (30.21%) Problem Management
10 68 (28.94%) PRINCE2
11 67 (28.51%) Unix
12 60 (25.53%) Java
12 60 (25.53%) Microsoft
13 55 (23.40%) MS Excel
14 53 (22.55%) Oracle
14 53 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
15 52 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
16 51 (21.70%) Configuration Management
17 43 (18.30%) AIX
17 43 (18.30%) Ruby
17 43 (18.30%) Jenkins
18 42 (17.87%) SQL
19 40 (17.02%) MS PowerPoint
20 37 (15.74%) JIRA
20 37 (15.74%) Red Hat
21 36 (15.32%) Security Cleared
21 36 (15.32%) Scrum
21 36 (15.32%) REST

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 31 (13.19%) WebSphere
2 26 (11.06%) Confluence
3 16 (6.81%) IIS
4 12 (5.11%) WebLogic
5 10 (4.26%) Oracle Application Server
6 8 (3.40%) PowerExchange
7 7 (2.98%) Apache
7 7 (2.98%) SAS
7 7 (2.98%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.55%) Jetty
8 6 (2.55%) Mongrel
8 6 (2.55%) nginx
9 4 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.28%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.85%) JBoss
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 55 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 40 (17.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 107 (45.53%) IaaS
1 107 (45.53%) PaaS
1 107 (45.53%) SaaS
2 28 (11.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.11%) HP Helion
5 9 (3.83%) Trello
6 6 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.55%) Google App Engine
6 6 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.06%) HTTP
2 16 (6.81%) DHCP
2 16 (6.81%) DNS
3 13 (5.53%) LDAP
4 9 (3.83%) SSL
4 9 (3.83%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.55%) FTP
5 6 (2.55%) IPsec
6 4 (1.70%) Firewall
6 4 (1.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.89%) MongoDB
2 30 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 26 (11.06%) Oracle Database
4 19 (8.09%) MySQL
5 17 (7.23%) Relational Database
6 15 (6.38%) DB2
6 15 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (5.96%) NoSQL
8 13 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (5.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (3.83%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (3.40%) Ingres
12 8 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (2.98%) OLTP
13 7 (2.98%) PowerCenter
14 4 (1.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 4 (1.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (18.30%) Jenkins
2 37 (15.74%) JIRA
3 32 (13.62%) Git (software)
4 23 (9.79%) Selenium
5 18 (7.66%) Sonatype Nexus
6 16 (6.81%) GitLab
7 15 (6.38%) JUnit
7 15 (6.38%) Subversion
8 13 (5.53%) HP UFT
8 13 (5.53%) Sahi
8 13 (5.53%) WATIR
9 10 (4.26%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.55%) Travis CI
11 4 (1.70%) Log4j
11 4 (1.70%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.28%) RSpec
13 2 (0.85%) CA Gen
14 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.43%) IntelliJ
14 1 (0.43%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (4.26%) Finance
2 4 (1.70%) Games
3 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (14.47%) Architect
2 32 (13.62%) DBA
3 31 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (11.49%) Developer
5 26 (11.06%) Operations Engineer
6 25 (10.64%) Administrator
7 22 (9.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (8.94%) Analyst
9 19 (8.09%) Oracle DBA
10 18 (7.66%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 13 (5.53%) Support Analyst
12 12 (5.11%) Operations Analyst
12 12 (5.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (4.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (4.68%) Operational Support Analyst
13 11 (4.68%) Operations Support Analyst
13 11 (4.68%) Product Manager
14 10 (4.26%) Scala Developer
14 10 (4.26%) Support Engineer
15 9 (3.83%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.32%) REST
2 34 (14.47%) JSON
3 29 (12.34%) CSS
4 28 (11.91%) HTML
5 24 (10.21%) Web Services
6 23 (9.79%) CSS3
6 23 (9.79%) HTML5
7 22 (9.36%) Django
8 20 (8.51%) Ajax
8 20 (8.51%) Play Framework
9 19 (8.09%) .NET
9 19 (8.09%) XML
10 17 (7.23%) RESTful
10 17 (7.23%) Ruby on Rails
11 15 (6.38%) Spring
12 11 (4.68%) Software Packaging
13 10 (4.26%) Guice
13 10 (4.26%) J2EE
14 9 (3.83%) SOAP
15 8 (3.40%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.96%) User Experience
4 12 (5.11%) Clustering
5 10 (4.26%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.26%) Tandem
6 9 (3.83%) CMDB
7 6 (2.55%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.70%) HACMP
8 4 (1.70%) NHS
9 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.43%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 117 (49.79%) Linux
2 94 (40.00%) Windows
3 67 (28.51%) Unix
4 43 (18.30%) AIX
5 28 (11.91%) Windows Server
6 26 (11.06%) Windows 2000
6 26 (11.06%) Windows XP
7 18 (7.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.98%) MVS
10 6 (2.55%) Solaris
11 5 (2.13%) HPUX
11 5 (2.13%) zOS
12 4 (1.70%) VME
13 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.43%) SUSE
14 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (58.30%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (45.96%) ITIL
3 104 (44.26%) DevOps
4 92 (39.15%) Change Management
5 79 (33.62%) Data Management
6 71 (30.21%) Problem Management
7 68 (28.94%) PRINCE2
8 53 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (21.70%) Configuration Management
10 36 (15.32%) Scrum
11 34 (14.47%) Service Management
12 33 (14.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 33 (14.04%) TDD
13 31 (13.19%) ITSM
14 30 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (11.91%) Performance Tuning
16 25 (10.64%) Automated Testing
17 23 (9.79%) High Availability
18 22 (9.36%) Project Management
19 20 (8.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (25.53%) Java
2 43 (18.30%) Ruby
3 42 (17.87%) SQL
4 32 (13.62%) Scala
5 22 (9.36%) Python
6 12 (5.11%) C#
7 11 (4.68%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.13%) C
8 5 (2.13%) Perl
8 5 (2.13%) VB
8 5 (2.13%) VB6
9 2 (0.85%) C++
9 2 (0.85%) COBOL
9 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 20 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.53%) MCSA
4 13 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (4.26%) MCSE
7 4 (1.70%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (0.85%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 24 (10.21%) SLA
3 15 (6.38%) QA
4 3 (1.28%) WCAG
5 1 (0.43%) SDET
System Software
1 27 (11.49%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.96%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (5.53%) vSphere
5 7 (2.98%) KVM
6 6 (2.55%) Docker
6 6 (2.55%) Xen
7 5 (2.13%) LXC
8 4 (1.70%) GPFS
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 18 (7.66%) Ansible
2 15 (6.38%) Puppet
3 11 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.83%) Dollar Universe
5 6 (2.55%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.28%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 53 (22.55%) Oracle
3 37 (15.74%) Red Hat
4 18 (7.66%) VMware
5 16 (6.81%) Google
6 12 (5.11%) TIBCO
7 11 (4.68%) Atlassian
8 9 (3.83%) Informatica
8 9 (3.83%) Remedy
9 8 (3.40%) ServiceNow
10 7 (2.98%) HP
11 6 (2.55%) IBM
12 4 (1.70%) CA
13 1 (0.43%) Capita
13 1 (0.43%) Cisco
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £560 per day £Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £490.00 - £540.00 per day
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Rullion
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
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Experis Ltd
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