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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 13 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 72 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.76% 2.80% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.38% 3.72% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 9 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £350 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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
538 242 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 80.42% 75.39% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 175 61
Average daily rate £405 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +91.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 66 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (63.33%) Java
3 48 (53.33%) RESTful
4 47 (52.22%) MongoDB
5 40 (44.44%) NoSQL
6 39 (43.33%) Linux
6 39 (43.33%) TDD
7 36 (40.00%) Puppet
7 36 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (37.78%) Jenkins
9 33 (36.67%) JSON
10 30 (33.33%) Selenium
10 30 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (32.22%) Ruby
12 27 (30.00%) Scala
13 26 (28.89%) Python
14 25 (27.78%) Web Services
14 25 (27.78%) JIRA
15 24 (26.67%) BDD
15 24 (26.67%) HTML
16 23 (25.56%) HTML5
16 23 (25.56%) Django
17 22 (24.44%) Spring
17 22 (24.44%) Confluence
18 18 (20.00%) Project Management
18 18 (20.00%) QA
19 17 (18.89%) Business Analysis
19 17 (18.89%) Test Automation
19 17 (18.89%) Scrum
20 16 (17.78%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 22 (24.44%) Confluence
2 4 (4.44%) IIS
2 4 (4.44%) Apache
2 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.44%) Jetty
2 4 (4.44%) nginx
3 2 (2.22%) Node.js
3 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.44%) Google App Engine
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.56%) SSL
2 5 (5.56%) HTTP
3 4 (4.44%) IPsec
3 4 (4.44%) DNS
3 4 (4.44%) DHCP
3 4 (4.44%) FTP
4 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.11%) 4G
5 1 (1.11%) Converged Networks
5 1 (1.11%) VLAN
5 1 (1.11%) 3G
5 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (52.22%) MongoDB
2 40 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.22%) Big Data
6 1 (1.11%) Redis
6 1 (1.11%) MySQL
6 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (37.78%) Jenkins
2 30 (33.33%) Selenium
3 25 (27.78%) JIRA
4 13 (14.44%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.56%) HP UFT
5 5 (5.56%) WATIR
5 5 (5.56%) Sahi
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (50.00%) Architect
2 28 (31.11%) Technical Architect
3 20 (22.22%) Digital Architect
4 19 (21.11%) Analyst
5 13 (14.44%) Senior Architect
6 12 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (13.33%) Digital Technical Architect
7 11 (12.22%) Senior Technical Architect
8 9 (10.00%) Business Analyst
9 8 (8.89%) QA Analyst
10 7 (7.78%) Test Analyst
10 7 (7.78%) Senior Digital Architect
10 7 (7.78%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 6 (6.67%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
11 6 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
12 5 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
13 4 (4.44%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 4 (4.44%) Lead Architect
14 3 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
14 3 (3.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (53.33%) RESTful
2 33 (36.67%) JSON
3 25 (27.78%) Web Services
4 24 (26.67%) HTML
5 23 (25.56%) Django
5 23 (25.56%) HTML5
6 22 (24.44%) Spring
7 16 (17.78%) XML
8 11 (12.22%) Play Framework
9 9 (10.00%) .NET
10 5 (5.56%) REST
11 4 (4.44%) Servlets
11 4 (4.44%) J2EE
12 2 (2.22%) CSS
12 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.11%) CSS3
13 1 (1.11%) Mustache
13 1 (1.11%) Sass
13 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) User Experience
2 8 (8.89%) Social Media
3 4 (4.44%) Reference Data
3 4 (4.44%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (43.33%) TDD
3 30 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (26.67%) BDD
5 18 (20.00%) Project Management
6 17 (18.89%) Scrum
6 17 (18.89%) Business Analysis
6 17 (18.89%) Test Automation
7 15 (16.67%) Kanban
8 14 (15.56%) Automated Testing
9 12 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
10 10 (11.11%) Microservices
11 7 (7.78%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.67%) Web Development
12 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
13 5 (5.56%) Data Modelling
13 5 (5.56%) Analytics
14 4 (4.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 57 (63.33%) Java
2 29 (32.22%) Ruby
3 27 (30.00%) Scala
4 26 (28.89%) Python
5 16 (17.78%) SQL
6 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.22%) PHP
7 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.11%) Clojure
8 1 (1.11%) Groovy
8 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) vCloud
2 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) Xen
4 2 (2.22%) QEMU
4 2 (2.22%) KVM
5 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (40.00%) Puppet
1 36 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (6.67%) VMware
2 4 (4.44%) Google
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.11%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle