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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.57% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.57% -20.00%
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
113 62 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.29% 30.69% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 13
Average daily rate £450 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.90 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.64 £170.00 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 53 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (57.38%) Java
3 30 (49.18%) Ruby
4 28 (45.90%) Python
5 27 (44.26%) Scala
5 27 (44.26%) Mentoring
6 25 (40.98%) Django
7 22 (36.07%) HTML
8 21 (34.43%) Linux
8 21 (34.43%) HTML5
9 20 (32.79%) Scrum
10 19 (31.15%) Puppet
10 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
10 19 (31.15%) Opscode Chef
11 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
11 18 (29.51%) JSON
12 17 (27.87%) JIRA
12 17 (27.87%) RESTful
12 17 (27.87%) Confluence
13 16 (26.23%) Spring
14 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
14 14 (22.95%) NoSQL
14 14 (22.95%) Selenium
15 13 (21.31%) Web Development
16 11 (18.03%) DevOps
17 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
18 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
19 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
19 7 (11.48%) CSS3
19 7 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 17 (27.87%) Confluence
2 3 (4.92%) Drupal
2 3 (4.92%) WordPress
2 3 (4.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Jetty
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) HTTP
2 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.92%) SSL
3 2 (3.28%) LAN
3 2 (3.28%) WAN
3 2 (3.28%) VPN
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
2 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
2 14 (22.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
2 17 (27.87%) JIRA
3 14 (22.95%) Selenium
4 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.48%) Subversion
5 6 (9.84%) JUnit
6 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Architect
2 22 (36.07%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (26.23%) Digital Architect
4 12 (19.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 10 (16.39%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 10 (16.39%) Lead Architect
6 8 (13.11%) ScrumMaster
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Architect
7 7 (11.48%) Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Senior Digital Architect
9 5 (8.20%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (6.56%) Digital Designer
10 4 (6.56%) Senior Digital Designer
10 4 (6.56%) Designer
10 4 (6.56%) Senior Designer
11 3 (4.92%) Web Content Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
12 2 (3.28%) UNIX Engineer
12 2 (3.28%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.98%) Django
2 22 (36.07%) HTML
3 21 (34.43%) HTML5
4 18 (29.51%) JSON
5 17 (27.87%) RESTful
6 16 (26.23%) Spring
7 7 (11.48%) CSS3
7 7 (11.48%) CSS
8 5 (8.20%) REST
9 4 (6.56%) Ajax
9 4 (6.56%) Play Framework
10 3 (4.92%) Sensu
10 3 (4.92%) Guice
10 3 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (4.92%) Middleware
11 2 (3.28%) SOAP
11 2 (3.28%) Spring MVC
12 1 (1.64%) JAX-RS
12 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
12 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) User Experience
2 4 (6.56%) Psychology
2 4 (6.56%) Human Factors
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) W3C
4 2 (3.28%) HACMP
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.64%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) UNIX
3 2 (3.28%) AIX
3 2 (3.28%) Solaris
4 1 (1.64%) VME
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (44.26%) Mentoring
3 20 (32.79%) Scrum
4 13 (21.31%) Web Development
5 11 (18.03%) DevOps
6 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
7 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.84%) Automated Testing
10 5 (8.20%) Line Management
11 4 (6.56%) Web Design
11 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.56%) Market Research
11 4 (6.56%) Usability Testing
12 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (4.92%) User Stories
12 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.92%) Kanban
12 3 (4.92%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) Java
2 30 (49.18%) Ruby
3 28 (45.90%) Python
4 27 (44.26%) Scala
5 5 (8.20%) C#
6 3 (4.92%) PHP
7 2 (3.28%) SQL
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) IBM AIX Certification
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 19 (31.15%) Puppet
1 19 (31.15%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.92%) collectd
2 3 (4.92%) Ganglia
2 3 (4.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Google
2 2 (3.28%) IBM
2 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.64%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.64%) ICL