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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 15 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 135 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.92% 7.80% 7.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.76% 9.30% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 40 29
Median daily rate £450 £400 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -19.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £298 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £615 £520
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 £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
981 559 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.58% 83.81% 86.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 375 345
Median daily rate £410 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £598 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 13
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £19.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 86 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (45.09%) ITIL
3 77 (44.51%) PaaS
3 77 (44.51%) IaaS
4 76 (43.93%) SaaS
5 72 (41.62%) Linux
6 71 (41.04%) DevOps
7 61 (35.26%) Change Management
8 56 (32.37%) Java
9 51 (29.48%) Windows
10 49 (28.32%) Data Management
10 49 (28.32%) Problem Management
11 46 (26.59%) PRINCE2
12 41 (23.70%) Microsoft
13 37 (21.39%) Unix
14 36 (20.81%) MS Excel
14 36 (20.81%) TDD
15 33 (19.08%) Ruby
15 33 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (18.50%) SQL
17 31 (17.92%) AIX
17 31 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (17.34%) Web Services
18 30 (17.34%) Configuration Management
19 29 (16.76%) WebSphere
20 28 (16.18%) Service Management
21 27 (15.61%) Oracle
22 26 (15.03%) ITSM
22 26 (15.03%) Red Hat
22 26 (15.03%) Security Cleared

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 29 (16.76%) WebSphere
2 16 (9.25%) IIS
3 8 (4.62%) PowerExchange
3 8 (4.62%) SAS
4 7 (4.05%) Confluence
4 7 (4.05%) Oracle Application Server
4 7 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.47%) Apache
5 6 (3.47%) Jetty
5 6 (3.47%) Mongrel
5 6 (3.47%) nginx
6 3 (1.73%) Tuxedo
6 3 (1.73%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.16%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.16%) JBoss
7 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 36 (20.81%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (4.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 77 (44.51%) IaaS
1 77 (44.51%) PaaS
2 76 (43.93%) SaaS
3 12 (6.94%) HP Helion
3 12 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.47%) Google App Engine
5 6 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.16%) GitHub
7 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.25%) DHCP
1 16 (9.25%) DNS
2 12 (6.94%) HTTP
3 9 (5.20%) SSL
3 9 (5.20%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.47%) FTP
4 6 (3.47%) IPsec
5 4 (2.31%) Firewall
6 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.72%) MongoDB
2 19 (10.98%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.25%) MySQL
4 15 (8.67%) Oracle Database
5 13 (7.51%) NoSQL
5 13 (7.51%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (6.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.05%) OLTP
8 7 (4.05%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (4.05%) PowerCenter
9 6 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (2.31%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 3 (1.73%) Big Data
11 3 (1.73%) DB2
11 3 (1.73%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.73%) OLAP
11 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.73%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (13.87%) Selenium
2 20 (11.56%) JIRA
3 17 (9.83%) HP UFT
3 17 (9.83%) Jenkins
3 17 (9.83%) Sahi
3 17 (9.83%) WATIR
4 13 (7.51%) Cucumber
5 9 (5.20%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.47%) Travis CI
7 4 (2.31%) JUnit
7 4 (2.31%) Log4j
7 4 (2.31%) Subversion
8 3 (1.73%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.73%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.16%) CA Gen
9 2 (1.16%) Maven
9 2 (1.16%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.16%) RSpec
10 1 (0.58%) ERwin
10 1 (0.58%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (5.78%) Finance
2 3 (1.73%) Games
3 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (20.23%) Architect
2 31 (17.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (13.87%) Analyst
4 15 (8.67%) Operations Engineer
5 14 (8.09%) DBA
5 14 (8.09%) Developer
6 12 (6.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.36%) Operations Analyst
7 11 (6.36%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.78%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.78%) Operational Support Analyst
8 10 (5.78%) Operations Support Analyst
8 10 (5.78%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) Systems Architect
10 8 (4.62%) Digital Architect
10 8 (4.62%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.05%) Database Architect
11 7 (4.05%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.34%) Web Services
2 25 (14.45%) REST
2 25 (14.45%) XML
3 23 (13.29%) .NET
4 21 (12.14%) JSON
5 16 (9.25%) CSS
5 16 (9.25%) HTML
6 13 (7.51%) CSS3
6 13 (7.51%) HTML5
6 13 (7.51%) RESTful
7 11 (6.36%) Django
8 10 (5.78%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (4.62%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.62%) SOAP
9 8 (4.62%) Spring
10 7 (4.05%) J2EE
10 7 (4.05%) Middleware
10 7 (4.05%) Play Framework
11 6 (3.47%) Ajax
11 6 (3.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.51%) User Experience
3 12 (6.94%) Clustering
4 10 (5.78%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.78%) Tandem
5 9 (5.20%) CMDB
5 9 (5.20%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.31%) HACMP
6 4 (2.31%) NHS
6 4 (2.31%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.73%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.58%) EFT
9 1 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.58%) Statistics
9 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 72 (41.62%) Linux
2 51 (29.48%) Windows
3 37 (21.39%) Unix
4 31 (17.92%) AIX
5 24 (13.87%) Windows 2000
5 24 (13.87%) Windows XP
6 17 (9.83%) Windows Server
7 13 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.47%) Solaris
10 5 (2.89%) HPUX
11 3 (1.73%) MVS
11 3 (1.73%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.16%) zOS
13 1 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (45.09%) ITIL
3 71 (41.04%) DevOps
4 61 (35.26%) Change Management
5 49 (28.32%) Data Management
5 49 (28.32%) Problem Management
6 46 (26.59%) PRINCE2
7 36 (20.81%) TDD
8 33 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (17.34%) Configuration Management
10 28 (16.18%) Service Management
11 26 (15.03%) ITSM
12 24 (13.87%) Scrum
13 20 (11.56%) BDD
14 19 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (10.98%) Test Automation
15 17 (9.83%) Release Management
16 16 (9.25%) High Availability
17 15 (8.67%) OO
18 14 (8.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (32.37%) Java
2 33 (19.08%) Ruby
3 32 (18.50%) SQL
4 17 (9.83%) Scala
5 9 (5.20%) C#
5 9 (5.20%) Python
6 6 (3.47%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.89%) VB
7 5 (2.89%) VB6
8 3 (1.73%) C++
8 3 (1.73%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.16%) C
9 2 (1.16%) Clojure
9 2 (1.16%) Go
9 2 (1.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 25 (14.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (7.51%) MCSA
3 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (5.78%) MCSE
6 4 (2.31%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 19 (10.98%) QA
3 16 (9.25%) SLA
4 2 (1.16%) WCAG
5 1 (0.58%) SDET
System Software
1 18 (10.40%) Active Directory
1 18 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.09%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (7.51%) vSphere
4 7 (4.05%) KVM
5 6 (3.47%) Xen
6 4 (2.31%) Docker
6 4 (2.31%) GPFS
6 4 (2.31%) LXC
7 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (8.09%) Puppet
2 7 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.16%) Ansible
4 2 (1.16%) Kibana
4 2 (1.16%) logstash
4 2 (1.16%) Salt
5 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (23.70%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.61%) Oracle
3 26 (15.03%) Red Hat
4 18 (10.40%) VMware
5 10 (5.78%) Informatica
6 9 (5.20%) Remedy
7 8 (4.62%) Google
7 8 (4.62%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.31%) IBM
9 3 (1.73%) CA
9 3 (1.73%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.58%) Capita
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco
10 1 (0.58%) HP
10 1 (0.58%) Tableau
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