The 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 16 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 42 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.62% - 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.59% - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 0 0
Average daily rate
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£494 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
Open Source
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Miscellaneous Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
204 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.89% 21.69% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 27 19
Average daily rate £450 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £183 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.85 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 53 (81.54%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.85%) Java
3 30 (46.15%) Ruby
4 28 (43.08%) Python
5 27 (41.54%) Scala
5 27 (41.54%) Mentoring
6 25 (38.46%) Django
7 22 (33.85%) HTML
7 22 (33.85%) Linux
8 21 (32.31%) HTML5
9 20 (30.77%) Scrum
10 19 (29.23%) Puppet
10 19 (29.23%) Jenkins
10 19 (29.23%) Opscode Chef
11 18 (27.69%) Relational Database
11 18 (27.69%) JSON
12 17 (26.15%) JIRA
12 17 (26.15%) RESTful
12 17 (26.15%) Confluence
13 16 (24.62%) Spring
14 14 (21.54%) Selenium
14 14 (21.54%) MongoDB
14 14 (21.54%) NoSQL
15 13 (20.00%) Web Development
16 11 (16.92%) DevOps
16 11 (16.92%) Configuration Management
17 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
18 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
18 7 (10.77%) Subversion
18 7 (10.77%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (26.15%) Confluence
2 3 (4.62%) WordPress
2 3 (4.62%) Drupal
2 3 (4.62%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) HTTP
2 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.62%) VPN
2 3 (4.62%) LAN
2 3 (4.62%) WAN
2 3 (4.62%) SSL
2 3 (4.62%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) DHCP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) Relational Database
2 14 (21.54%) MongoDB
2 14 (21.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Jenkins
2 17 (26.15%) JIRA
3 14 (21.54%) Selenium
4 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.77%) Subversion
5 6 (9.23%) JUnit
6 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Architect
2 22 (33.85%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (24.62%) Digital Architect
4 12 (18.46%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 10 (15.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 10 (15.38%) Lead Architect
6 8 (12.31%) ScrumMaster
7 7 (10.77%) Senior Architect
7 7 (10.77%) Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Digital Architect
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (6.15%) Digital Designer
10 4 (6.15%) Senior Digital Designer
10 4 (6.15%) Designer
10 4 (6.15%) Senior Designer
11 3 (4.62%) Web Content Developer
11 3 (4.62%) UNIX Engineer
11 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
12 2 (3.08%) Applications Architect
12 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) Django
2 22 (33.85%) HTML
3 21 (32.31%) HTML5
4 18 (27.69%) JSON
5 17 (26.15%) RESTful
6 16 (24.62%) Spring
7 7 (10.77%) Middleware
7 7 (10.77%) CSS
7 7 (10.77%) CSS3
8 5 (7.69%) REST
9 4 (6.15%) Ajax
9 4 (6.15%) Play Framework
10 3 (4.62%) Sensu
10 3 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (4.62%) Guice
11 2 (3.08%) Spring MVC
11 2 (3.08%) SOAP
11 2 (3.08%) Web Services
12 1 (1.54%) .NET
12 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) User Experience
2 4 (6.15%) Psychology
2 4 (6.15%) Human Factors
3 3 (4.62%) W3C
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) HACMP
5 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.54%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) UNIX
3 4 (6.15%) VME
4 3 (4.62%) AIX
4 3 (4.62%) Solaris
5 1 (1.54%) HPUX
5 1 (1.54%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (81.54%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (41.54%) Mentoring
3 20 (30.77%) Scrum
4 13 (20.00%) Web Development
5 11 (16.92%) DevOps
5 11 (16.92%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
8 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Line Management
10 4 (6.15%) Market Research
10 4 (6.15%) Usability Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) Web Design
11 3 (4.62%) Service Management
11 3 (4.62%) Kanban
11 3 (4.62%) OWASP
11 3 (4.62%) User Stories
11 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) Java
2 30 (46.15%) Ruby
3 28 (43.08%) Python
4 27 (41.54%) Scala
5 5 (7.69%) C#
6 4 (6.15%) COBOL
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
7 3 (4.62%) SQL
8 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
1 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.54%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) GPFS
2 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) KVM
2 1 (1.54%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) Puppet
1 19 (29.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.62%) collectd
2 3 (4.62%) Nagios
2 3 (4.62%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) ICL
1 4 (6.15%) Fujitsu
2 3 (4.62%) Google
2 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.08%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix
4 1 (1.54%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle