The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / North East
Rank 12 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 113 58 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.87% 6.54% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.71% 7.91% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 35 15
Median daily rate £350 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £369 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £695 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-14.51% +11.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
824 733 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 86.55% 82.64% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 470 288
Median daily rate £375 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £25.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -16.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £30.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the North East region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the North East region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +7 110 £350 -22.22% 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 126 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (50.43%) ITIL
3 116 (49.57%) SaaS
3 116 (49.57%) PaaS
3 116 (49.57%) IaaS
4 109 (46.58%) Linux
5 101 (43.16%) DevOps
6 98 (41.88%) Change Management
7 90 (38.46%) Windows
8 85 (36.32%) Data Management
9 76 (32.48%) Problem Management
10 73 (31.20%) PRINCE2
11 65 (27.78%) Microsoft
12 61 (26.07%) Unix
12 61 (26.07%) Java
13 60 (25.64%) MS Excel
14 52 (22.22%) SQL
15 48 (20.51%) AIX
16 46 (19.66%) Analytical Skills
17 45 (19.23%) Oracle
18 44 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (18.38%) Ruby
20 42 (17.95%) MS PowerPoint
20 42 (17.95%) TDD
21 38 (16.24%) Service Management
21 38 (16.24%) Configuration Management
22 35 (14.96%) ITSM
22 35 (14.96%) WebSphere
23 34 (14.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
23 34 (14.53%) MongoDB

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 35 (14.96%) WebSphere
2 17 (7.26%) IIS
3 11 (4.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (4.27%) Confluence
5 8 (3.42%) PowerExchange
5 8 (3.42%) SAS
6 7 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.56%) Apache
7 6 (2.56%) Jetty
7 6 (2.56%) Mongrel
7 6 (2.56%) nginx
8 5 (2.14%) Tuxedo
8 5 (2.14%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.28%) JBoss
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.28%) WildFly
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.43%) OpenROAD
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 60 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 42 (17.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 116 (49.57%) IaaS
1 116 (49.57%) PaaS
1 116 (49.57%) SaaS
2 19 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.56%) HP Helion
4 10 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.56%) Google App Engine
5 6 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.85%) Slack
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.26%) DHCP
1 17 (7.26%) DNS
2 16 (6.84%) HTTP
3 13 (5.56%) LDAP
4 9 (3.85%) SSL
4 9 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.56%) FTP
5 6 (2.56%) IPsec
6 4 (1.71%) Firewall
7 3 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.53%) MongoDB
2 32 (13.68%) SQL Server
3 27 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 19 (8.12%) MySQL
5 16 (6.84%) DB2
5 16 (6.84%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (5.98%) NoSQL
7 13 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (4.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (4.27%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.85%) OLTP
12 8 (3.42%) Ingres
12 8 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (2.99%) PowerCenter
14 5 (2.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 5 (2.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 4 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (1.28%) OLAP
16 3 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (12.39%) Jenkins
1 29 (12.39%) Selenium
2 21 (8.97%) JIRA
3 20 (8.55%) HP UFT
3 20 (8.55%) Sahi
3 20 (8.55%) WATIR
4 16 (6.84%) Cucumber
5 15 (6.41%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.27%) JUnit
7 9 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (2.99%) GitLab
9 6 (2.56%) Subversion
9 6 (2.56%) Travis CI
10 5 (2.14%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.71%) Log4j
11 4 (1.71%) RSpec
12 3 (1.28%) CA Gen
13 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.43%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.43%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (4.27%) Finance
2 5 (2.14%) Games
3 1 (0.43%) Banking
3 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 35 (14.96%) DBA
2 34 (14.53%) Architect
3 32 (13.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (13.25%) Operations Engineer
5 29 (12.39%) Analyst
6 26 (11.11%) Administrator
7 22 (9.40%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 20 (8.55%) Oracle DBA
9 16 (6.84%) Developer
10 14 (5.98%) Support Analyst
11 13 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
11 13 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.13%) Operational Support Analyst
12 12 (5.13%) Operations Support Analyst
13 11 (4.70%) Business Analyst
13 11 (4.70%) Support Engineer
14 10 (4.27%) SQL DBA
15 9 (3.85%) Product Manager
15 9 (3.85%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.82%) Web Services
2 26 (11.11%) .NET
2 26 (11.11%) REST
3 25 (10.68%) XML
4 23 (9.83%) JSON
5 18 (7.69%) CSS
5 18 (7.69%) HTML
6 13 (5.56%) CSS3
6 13 (5.56%) Django
6 13 (5.56%) HTML5
7 10 (4.27%) Ajax
7 10 (4.27%) Play Framework
7 10 (4.27%) RESTful
8 9 (3.85%) J2EE
8 9 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (3.42%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.42%) Middleware
9 8 (3.42%) SOAP
10 7 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.66%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.55%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.56%) Clustering
4 11 (4.70%) User Experience
5 10 (4.27%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.27%) Tandem
6 9 (3.85%) CMDB
7 6 (2.56%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.71%) HACMP
8 4 (1.71%) NHS
9 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.43%) EFT
11 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 109 (46.58%) Linux
2 90 (38.46%) Windows
3 61 (26.07%) Unix
4 48 (20.51%) AIX
5 30 (12.82%) Windows 2000
5 30 (12.82%) Windows XP
6 20 (8.55%) Windows Server
7 14 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.42%) MVS
10 6 (2.56%) HPUX
10 6 (2.56%) Solaris
10 6 (2.56%) zOS
11 4 (1.71%) VME
11 4 (1.71%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.43%) SUSE
12 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (50.43%) ITIL
3 101 (43.16%) DevOps
4 98 (41.88%) Change Management
5 85 (36.32%) Data Management
6 76 (32.48%) Problem Management
7 73 (31.20%) PRINCE2
8 44 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (17.95%) TDD
10 38 (16.24%) Configuration Management
10 38 (16.24%) Service Management
11 35 (14.96%) ITSM
12 34 (14.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 30 (12.82%) Scrum
14 29 (12.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (12.39%) Performance Tuning
15 25 (10.68%) High Availability
16 24 (10.26%) Test Automation
17 22 (9.40%) BDD
17 22 (9.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (26.07%) Java
2 52 (22.22%) SQL
3 43 (18.38%) Ruby
4 21 (8.97%) Scala
5 17 (7.26%) Python
6 9 (3.85%) C#
7 6 (2.56%) C
8 5 (2.14%) Perl
8 5 (2.14%) VB
8 5 (2.14%) VB6
9 3 (1.28%) C++
9 3 (1.28%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.85%) COBOL
10 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.97%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (5.98%) MCSA
3 14 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.70%) MCSE
6 4 (1.71%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (0.85%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 26 (11.11%) SLA
3 22 (9.40%) QA
4 4 (1.71%) WCAG
5 1 (0.43%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (5.98%) vSphere
5 7 (2.99%) KVM
6 6 (2.56%) Xen
7 5 (2.14%) Docker
8 4 (1.71%) GPFS
8 4 (1.71%) LXC
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 14 (5.98%) Puppet
2 10 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.85%) Ansible
4 6 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.28%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.43%) SCCM
6 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 45 (19.23%) Oracle
3 28 (11.97%) Red Hat
4 19 (8.12%) VMware
5 9 (3.85%) Informatica
5 9 (3.85%) Remedy
6 8 (3.42%) Google
6 8 (3.42%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.99%) IBM
8 5 (2.14%) CA
9 4 (1.71%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.43%) Black Duck
11 1 (0.43%) Capita
11 1 (0.43%) Cisco
11 1 (0.43%) HP
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