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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 68 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +12
Contract jobs citing Open Source 54 50 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.07% 8.71% 4.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 11.01% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 12
Median daily rate £498 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £470 £373
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 £31.22 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-26.53% -40.14%
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
1172 454 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.32% 79.09% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 305 208
Median daily rate £320 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 29 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -55.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £12.32 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 67 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.73%) Unix
3 28 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 27 (25.96%) ITIL
5 25 (24.04%) JavaScript
6 22 (21.15%) Java
6 22 (21.15%) Finance
7 21 (20.19%) Python
8 20 (19.23%) Service Management
8 20 (19.23%) DevOps
9 19 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (18.27%) Security Cleared
10 18 (17.31%) Linux
11 17 (16.35%) Oracle
11 17 (16.35%) Red Hat
11 17 (16.35%) Middleware
11 17 (16.35%) MongoDB
11 17 (16.35%) High Availability
11 17 (16.35%) TDD
12 16 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (15.38%) AIX
12 16 (15.38%) Solaris
12 16 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (15.38%) Firewall
12 16 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (15.38%) IaaS
13 15 (14.42%) GPFS
13 15 (14.42%) Project Management
13 15 (14.42%) HTML
13 15 (14.42%) HACMP

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 10 (9.62%) SAS
2 7 (6.73%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.81%) Apache
3 5 (4.81%) Drupal
4 3 (2.88%) Confluence
5 2 (1.92%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.92%) nginx
5 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.96%) IIS
6 1 (0.96%) Jetty
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.38%) IaaS
2 14 (13.46%) PaaS
3 13 (12.50%) SaaS
4 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.88%) GitHub
7 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.96%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) Firewall
2 13 (12.50%) LAN
2 13 (12.50%) VPN
2 13 (12.50%) WAN
3 9 (8.65%) HTTP
4 6 (5.77%) SSL
4 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.81%) Internet
5 5 (4.81%) Intranet
6 1 (0.96%) DHCP
6 1 (0.96%) DNS
6 1 (0.96%) FTP
6 1 (0.96%) IPsec
6 1 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) MongoDB
2 16 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 10 (9.62%) Apache Hive
4 10 (9.62%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (9.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 10 (9.62%) HBase
4 10 (9.62%) Pentaho
5 6 (5.77%) Big Data
5 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.96%) MySQL
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) ERwin
2 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.73%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.81%) JIRA
5 3 (2.88%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.88%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.92%) JUnit
6 2 (1.92%) Maven
6 2 (1.92%) Subversion
7 1 (0.96%) JMeter
7 1 (0.96%) Selenium
7 1 (0.96%) Travis CI
General
1 22 (21.15%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Law
3 3 (2.88%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Architect
2 14 (13.46%) Analyst
3 13 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 13 (12.50%) Developer
3 13 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
4 9 (8.65%) Consultant
5 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (6.73%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) AIX Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Technical Business Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Digital Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Digital Business Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Scala Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.35%) Middleware
2 15 (14.42%) HTML
3 12 (11.54%) RESTful
3 12 (11.54%) Web Services
4 11 (10.58%) CSS
5 10 (9.62%) HTML5
6 8 (7.69%) JSON
6 8 (7.69%) REST
6 8 (7.69%) Spring
7 6 (5.77%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.77%) CSS3
7 6 (5.77%) Node.js
8 4 (3.85%) .NET
9 3 (2.88%) Ajax
9 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.88%) Django
9 3 (2.88%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.88%) J2EE
10 2 (1.92%) D3.js
10 2 (1.92%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.42%) HACMP
3 13 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 9 (8.65%) User Experience
5 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.81%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.88%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.73%) Unix
2 18 (17.31%) Linux
3 16 (15.38%) AIX
3 16 (15.38%) Solaris
4 5 (4.81%) Windows
5 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.92%) CentOS
7 1 (0.96%) HPUX
7 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 27 (25.96%) ITIL
4 20 (19.23%) DevOps
4 20 (19.23%) Service Management
5 17 (16.35%) High Availability
5 17 (16.35%) TDD
6 16 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (14.42%) Project Management
8 14 (13.46%) ITIL V3
9 13 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 13 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
9 13 (12.50%) Six Sigma
9 13 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 13 (12.50%) Workflow
10 12 (11.54%) Scrum
11 11 (10.58%) Change Management
11 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2
12 10 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.04%) JavaScript
2 22 (21.15%) Java
3 21 (20.19%) Python
4 13 (12.50%) C++
5 11 (10.58%) Shell Script
6 10 (9.62%) Scala
6 10 (9.62%) SQL
7 7 (6.73%) C#
8 3 (2.88%) Clojure
8 3 (2.88%) Groovy
8 3 (2.88%) Ruby
8 3 (2.88%) VB
9 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.92%) Go
10 1 (0.96%) FQL
10 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (18.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.42%) IBM AIX Certification
3 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 11 (10.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (4.81%) Degree
6 3 (2.88%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.81%) QA
3 3 (2.88%) GxP
4 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (14.42%) GPFS
2 4 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.88%) KVM
4 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.96%) Docker
5 1 (0.96%) LXC
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.96%) RHEV
5 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) Puppet
2 8 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.88%) Ansible
4 2 (1.92%) Kibana
4 2 (1.92%) logstash
4 2 (1.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (16.35%) Oracle
1 17 (16.35%) Red Hat
2 13 (12.50%) IBM
3 10 (9.62%) CA
3 10 (9.62%) Informatica
3 10 (9.62%) Tableau
4 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.85%) VMware
5 3 (2.88%) Google
5 3 (2.88%) HP
5 3 (2.88%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) SaltStack