The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 19 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.94% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +68.42%
Miscellaneous Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
87 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.05% 17.88% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 8 24
Average daily rate £273 £435 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.35% +20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.90 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% -62.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Open Source
Tyne and Wear

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 9 (47.37%) Middleware
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) VME
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) ICL
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) COBOL
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 4 (21.05%) AIX
4 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
4 4 (21.05%) MySQL
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
4 4 (21.05%) Fujitsu
5 3 (15.79%) HACMP

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (15.79%) Drupal
1 3 (15.79%) WordPress
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) VPN
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) Intranet
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Architect
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Security Tester
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Middleware
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) CSS3
3 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) Ajax
3 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 3 (15.79%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) Classic ASP
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) HACMP
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) W3C
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) VME
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) AIX
2 4 (21.05%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) HPUX
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Service Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) User Stories
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Information Management
5 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) COBOL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) PHP
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (5.26%) GIAC
4 1 (5.26%) CEH
4 1 (5.26%) CISMP
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) GPEN
4 1 (5.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) ICL
2 4 (21.05%) Fujitsu
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) VMware