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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 17 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 119 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.40% 4.90% 5.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.24% 6.10% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 36 33
Median daily rate £413 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £649 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
Open Source
England

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
1059 771 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.65% 80.31% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 487 451
Median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 40 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.30 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -28.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 109 £400 -11.11% 5
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 97 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (45.60%) ITIL
3 86 (44.56%) PaaS
3 86 (44.56%) IaaS
4 85 (44.04%) SaaS
5 81 (41.97%) Linux
6 79 (40.93%) DevOps
7 67 (34.72%) Change Management
8 62 (32.12%) Java
9 60 (31.09%) Windows
10 55 (28.50%) Data Management
11 54 (27.98%) Problem Management
12 51 (26.42%) PRINCE2
13 46 (23.83%) Microsoft
14 41 (21.24%) Unix
14 41 (21.24%) MS Excel
14 41 (21.24%) TDD
15 40 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (19.69%) Ruby
17 37 (19.17%) SQL
18 36 (18.65%) AIX
19 34 (17.62%) Analytical Skills
20 33 (17.10%) WebSphere
21 32 (16.58%) Service Management
21 32 (16.58%) Web Services
22 30 (15.54%) ITSM
22 30 (15.54%) Configuration Management
23 29 (15.03%) Oracle
23 29 (15.03%) Security Cleared
24 28 (14.51%) XML

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 33 (17.10%) WebSphere
2 17 (8.81%) IIS
3 8 (4.15%) Confluence
3 8 (4.15%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (4.15%) PowerExchange
3 8 (4.15%) SAS
4 7 (3.63%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.11%) Apache
5 6 (3.11%) Jetty
5 6 (3.11%) Mongrel
5 6 (3.11%) nginx
6 5 (2.59%) Tuxedo
6 5 (2.59%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.55%) JBoss
7 3 (1.55%) WildFly
8 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 41 (21.24%) MS Excel
2 22 (11.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (6.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.66%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.55%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 86 (44.56%) IaaS
1 86 (44.56%) PaaS
2 85 (44.04%) SaaS
3 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (6.74%) HP Helion
5 10 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.11%) Google App Engine
6 6 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.04%) GitHub
7 2 (1.04%) Slack
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.81%) DHCP
1 17 (8.81%) DNS
2 13 (6.74%) HTTP
3 9 (4.66%) SSL
3 9 (4.66%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.11%) FTP
4 6 (3.11%) IPsec
5 4 (2.07%) Firewall
6 2 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.40%) MongoDB
3 16 (8.29%) MySQL
3 16 (8.29%) Oracle Database
4 13 (6.74%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (5.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.66%) OLTP
7 9 (4.66%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (4.15%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.63%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (3.63%) PowerCenter
10 5 (2.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (2.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 4 (2.07%) DB2
11 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.55%) Big Data
12 3 (1.55%) OLAP
12 3 (1.55%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (13.99%) Selenium
2 21 (10.88%) Jenkins
2 21 (10.88%) JIRA
3 20 (10.36%) HP UFT
3 20 (10.36%) Sahi
3 20 (10.36%) WATIR
4 15 (7.77%) Cucumber
5 13 (6.74%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.11%) JUnit
6 6 (3.11%) Travis CI
7 5 (2.59%) Subversion
8 4 (2.07%) Log4j
8 4 (2.07%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.55%) CA Gen
9 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.55%) RSpec
10 2 (1.04%) GitLab
10 2 (1.04%) Maven
10 2 (1.04%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (4.66%) Finance
2 4 (2.07%) Games
3 1 (0.52%) Banking
3 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 33 (17.10%) Architect
2 32 (16.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (15.03%) Analyst
4 20 (10.36%) Operations Engineer
5 17 (8.81%) DBA
5 17 (8.81%) Developer
6 14 (7.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 13 (6.74%) Business Analyst
7 13 (6.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.22%) Operations Analyst
8 12 (6.22%) Support Analyst
9 11 (5.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (5.70%) Operational Support Analyst
9 11 (5.70%) Operations Support Analyst
10 9 (4.66%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (4.66%) Systems Architect
11 8 (4.15%) Database Architect
11 8 (4.15%) QA Engineer
12 7 (3.63%) Digital Architect
12 7 (3.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.58%) Web Services
2 28 (14.51%) XML
3 26 (13.47%) .NET
4 25 (12.95%) REST
5 20 (10.36%) JSON
6 16 (8.29%) CSS
6 16 (8.29%) HTML
7 13 (6.74%) CSS3
7 13 (6.74%) HTML5
8 12 (6.22%) RESTful
9 11 (5.70%) Django
9 11 (5.70%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (4.15%) AngularJS
10 8 (4.15%) J2EE
10 8 (4.15%) Middleware
10 8 (4.15%) Play Framework
10 8 (4.15%) Spring
11 7 (3.63%) Node.js
11 7 (3.63%) SOAP
12 6 (3.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.62%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.74%) Clustering
3 12 (6.22%) User Experience
4 10 (5.18%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.18%) Tandem
5 9 (4.66%) CMDB
5 9 (4.66%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.07%) HACMP
6 4 (2.07%) NHS
7 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.55%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.52%) EFT
9 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 81 (41.97%) Linux
2 60 (31.09%) Windows
3 41 (21.24%) Unix
4 36 (18.65%) AIX
5 28 (14.51%) Windows 2000
5 28 (14.51%) Windows XP
6 18 (9.33%) Windows Server
7 14 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.11%) HPUX
9 6 (3.11%) Solaris
10 4 (2.07%) MVS
10 4 (2.07%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.55%) zOS
12 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (45.60%) ITIL
3 79 (40.93%) DevOps
4 67 (34.72%) Change Management
5 55 (28.50%) Data Management
6 54 (27.98%) Problem Management
7 51 (26.42%) PRINCE2
8 41 (21.24%) TDD
9 40 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (16.58%) Service Management
11 30 (15.54%) Configuration Management
11 30 (15.54%) ITSM
12 25 (12.95%) Scrum
13 24 (12.44%) BDD
14 23 (11.92%) Test Automation
15 21 (10.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (9.33%) High Availability
16 18 (9.33%) OO
17 17 (8.81%) Project Management
17 17 (8.81%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.12%) Java
2 38 (19.69%) Ruby
3 37 (19.17%) SQL
4 19 (9.84%) Scala
5 11 (5.70%) C#
5 11 (5.70%) Python
6 7 (3.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.59%) VB
7 5 (2.59%) VB6
8 3 (1.55%) C++
9 2 (1.04%) C
9 2 (1.04%) Clojure
9 2 (1.04%) Go
9 2 (1.04%) Groovy
9 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (7.25%) MCSA
3 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (6.74%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (6.74%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.70%) MCSE
6 4 (2.07%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 22 (11.40%) QA
3 18 (9.33%) SLA
4 3 (1.55%) WCAG
5 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (10.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.77%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (7.25%) vSphere
5 7 (3.63%) KVM
6 6 (3.11%) Xen
7 4 (2.07%) Docker
7 4 (2.07%) GPFS
8 3 (1.55%) LXC
9 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (6.74%) Puppet
2 6 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.07%) Ansible
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.04%) Kibana
5 2 (1.04%) logstash
5 2 (1.04%) Salt
6 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.52%) SCCM
6 1 (0.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (23.83%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.03%) Oracle
3 26 (13.47%) Red Hat
4 19 (9.84%) VMware
5 9 (4.66%) Google
5 9 (4.66%) Informatica
5 9 (4.66%) Remedy
6 8 (4.15%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.59%) IBM
8 4 (2.07%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.55%) CA
10 1 (0.52%) Black Duck
10 1 (0.52%) Capita
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco
10 1 (0.52%) HP
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