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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 17 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 69 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.96% 6.18% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.65% 7.52% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 19 1
Average daily rate
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£495 £350 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.42% -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £391 £351
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +11.62%
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
648 306 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 84.16% 82.26% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 207 62
Average daily rate £440 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 7
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +19.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 90 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (47.37%) Java
2 54 (47.37%) Linux
3 49 (42.98%) MongoDB
4 46 (40.35%) RESTful
5 41 (35.96%) JSON
6 40 (35.09%) HTML
6 40 (35.09%) NoSQL
7 39 (34.21%) TDD
8 38 (33.33%) Puppet
9 37 (32.46%) Jenkins
9 37 (32.46%) Opscode Chef
10 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (27.19%) HTML5
12 29 (25.44%) Selenium
12 29 (25.44%) Python
13 28 (24.56%) Ruby
13 28 (24.56%) Scala
14 27 (23.68%) JIRA
14 27 (23.68%) Web Services
15 24 (21.05%) Project Management
15 24 (21.05%) Spring
15 24 (21.05%) Confluence
15 24 (21.05%) BDD
16 23 (20.18%) Django
17 22 (19.30%) Business Analysis
18 18 (15.79%) Scrum
18 18 (15.79%) XML
19 17 (14.91%) CSS
19 17 (14.91%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (21.05%) Confluence
2 10 (8.77%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (5.26%) JBoss
4 5 (4.39%) Apache
5 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.51%) IIS
5 4 (3.51%) Drupal
5 4 (3.51%) Jetty
5 4 (3.51%) nginx
6 3 (2.63%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.75%) Node.js
8 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.40%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.39%) GitHub
3 4 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.51%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.40%) HTTP
3 12 (10.53%) SSL
4 10 (8.77%) FTP
5 7 (6.14%) 3G
5 7 (6.14%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (6.14%) 4G
6 4 (3.51%) IPsec
6 4 (3.51%) SSH
6 4 (3.51%) DHCP
6 4 (3.51%) DNS
7 3 (2.63%) Intranet
8 2 (1.75%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.88%) Internet
9 1 (0.88%) Converged Networks
9 1 (0.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (42.98%) MongoDB
2 40 (35.09%) NoSQL
3 16 (14.04%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.75%) MySQL
8 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.88%) Redis
8 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (32.46%) Jenkins
2 29 (25.44%) Selenium
3 27 (23.68%) JIRA
4 11 (9.65%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.51%) GitLab
6 2 (1.75%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.75%) Sahi
6 2 (1.75%) WATIR
7 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.88%) FishEye
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 52 (45.61%) Architect
2 36 (31.58%) Technical Architect
3 24 (21.05%) Analyst
4 20 (17.54%) Digital Architect
5 15 (13.16%) Business Analyst
6 13 (11.40%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (10.53%) Senior Architect
7 12 (10.53%) Digital Technical Architect
8 11 (9.65%) Senior Technical Architect
9 9 (7.89%) Developer
10 8 (7.02%) QA Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) Senior Digital Architect
11 7 (6.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
12 6 (5.26%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
12 6 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
12 6 (5.26%) Test Analyst
13 5 (4.39%) Quality Analyst
14 4 (3.51%) Lead Architect
14 4 (3.51%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 4 (3.51%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.35%) RESTful
2 41 (35.96%) JSON
3 40 (35.09%) HTML
4 31 (27.19%) HTML5
5 27 (23.68%) Web Services
6 24 (21.05%) Spring
7 23 (20.18%) Django
8 18 (15.79%) XML
9 17 (14.91%) CSS
10 13 (11.40%) .NET
10 13 (11.40%) REST
11 12 (10.53%) Play Framework
12 7 (6.14%) SOAP
12 7 (6.14%) SAML
13 6 (5.26%) RSS
13 6 (5.26%) jQuery
14 4 (3.51%) J2EE
14 4 (3.51%) Servlets
14 4 (3.51%) Drush
15 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Social Media
1 14 (12.28%) User Experience
2 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.39%) Reference Data
3 5 (4.39%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (47.37%) Linux
2 8 (7.02%) UNIX
3 6 (5.26%) Solaris
3 6 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Windows
5 1 (0.88%) Fedora
5 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.21%) TDD
3 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (21.05%) Project Management
4 24 (21.05%) BDD
5 22 (19.30%) Business Analysis
6 18 (15.79%) Scrum
7 17 (14.91%) Microservices
8 14 (12.28%) Configuration Management
8 14 (12.28%) Kanban
9 12 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
9 12 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 12 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 11 (9.65%) Automated Testing
11 10 (8.77%) Content Management
11 10 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (7.89%) Analytics
12 9 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (6.14%) Information Security
13 7 (6.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (47.37%) Java
2 29 (25.44%) Python
3 28 (24.56%) Ruby
3 28 (24.56%) Scala
4 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.65%) SQL
6 9 (7.89%) PHP
7 6 (5.26%) ActionScript
8 4 (3.51%) VB
8 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) ISEB
2 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.02%) vCloud
3 7 (6.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.51%) Xen
5 3 (2.63%) QEMU
5 3 (2.63%) KVM
6 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (33.33%) Puppet
2 37 (32.46%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) logstash
3 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.88%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (13.16%) VMware
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.51%) Google
4 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (0.88%) Splunk
5 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
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