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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 44 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 58 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.04% 3.77% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.89% 4.98% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 13
Median daily rate £450 £306 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.93% +8.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £400 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.61%
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
985 582 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.65% 75.68% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 346 332
Median daily rate £325 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -12 51 £450 +38.46% 5
Durham - 2 - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 79 (63.20%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.80%) Unix
3 31 (24.80%) Java
4 30 (24.00%) Linux
4 30 (24.00%) Finance
5 26 (20.80%) Configuration Management
6 24 (19.20%) Project Management
6 24 (19.20%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (19.20%) MongoDB
7 23 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (17.60%) Python
8 22 (17.60%) JavaScript
9 20 (16.00%) Oracle
9 20 (16.00%) Waterfall
10 19 (15.20%) TDD
11 18 (14.40%) Scrum
11 18 (14.40%) HTML
11 18 (14.40%) Web Services
12 17 (13.60%) Red Hat
12 17 (13.60%) Middleware
12 17 (13.60%) High Availability
12 17 (13.60%) Security Cleared
12 17 (13.60%) Agile Project Management
13 16 (12.80%) Puppet
13 16 (12.80%) AIX
13 16 (12.80%) Solaris
13 16 (12.80%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (12.80%) Firewall
14 15 (12.00%) Service Management
14 15 (12.00%) HACMP

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 11 (8.80%) Node.js
2 9 (7.20%) Apache
2 9 (7.20%) SAS
3 5 (4.00%) Confluence
4 4 (3.20%) Drupal
4 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.40%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.80%) nginx
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) IaaS
2 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.80%) Firewall
2 13 (10.40%) LAN
2 13 (10.40%) VPN
2 13 (10.40%) WAN
3 10 (8.00%) HTTP
4 9 (7.20%) Internet
5 7 (5.60%) SSL
5 7 (5.60%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.00%) Intranet
7 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.20%) MongoDB
1 24 (19.20%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (8.80%) Big Data
3 11 (8.80%) Hadoop
4 10 (8.00%) Apache Hive
4 10 (8.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 10 (8.00%) HBase
5 9 (7.20%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (7.20%) Pentaho
5 9 (7.20%) SQL Server
6 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.60%) MySQL
8 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (8.80%) JIRA
2 9 (7.20%) ERwin
3 7 (5.60%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.80%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.80%) Selenium
5 5 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.00%) Subversion
6 3 (2.40%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.60%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.80%) JMeter
8 1 (0.80%) JUnit
8 1 (0.80%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Law
2 5 (4.00%) Marketing
3 3 (2.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (23.20%) Analyst
2 20 (16.00%) Business Analyst
2 20 (16.00%) Developer
3 15 (12.00%) Architect
4 13 (10.40%) Unix Engineer
5 10 (8.00%) Digital Analyst
5 10 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (7.20%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.40%) Digital Business Analyst
8 7 (5.60%) Consultant
8 7 (5.60%) Scala Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.60%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (5.60%) Technical Business Analyst
8 7 (5.60%) Technical Leader
9 6 (4.80%) AIX Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.40%) HTML
1 18 (14.40%) Web Services
2 17 (13.60%) Middleware
3 14 (11.20%) CSS
4 12 (9.60%) RESTful
5 11 (8.80%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.00%) JSON
6 10 (8.00%) Spring
7 9 (7.20%) HTML5
8 6 (4.80%) .NET
8 6 (4.80%) Django
8 6 (4.80%) REST
9 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.00%) CSS3
9 5 (4.00%) jQuery
9 5 (4.00%) LAMP
9 5 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (4.00%) Play Framework
10 4 (3.20%) J2EE
11 3 (2.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.00%) HACMP
2 15 (12.00%) Visualisation
3 6 (4.80%) User Experience
4 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.40%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.40%) Social Media
6 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.60%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.80%) Replication
7 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.80%) Unix
2 30 (24.00%) Linux
3 16 (12.80%) AIX
3 16 (12.80%) Solaris
4 9 (7.20%) Windows
5 5 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.80%) CentOS
7 1 (0.80%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (63.20%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.80%) Configuration Management
3 24 (19.20%) Project Management
4 20 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 19 (15.20%) TDD
6 18 (14.40%) Scrum
7 17 (13.60%) Agile Project Management
7 17 (13.60%) High Availability
8 16 (12.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (12.00%) Service Management
9 15 (12.00%) User Stories
10 14 (11.20%) Business Analysis
10 14 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (11.20%) Data Modelling
10 14 (11.20%) Data Visualisation
10 14 (11.20%) ITIL
11 13 (10.40%) ITIL V3
11 13 (10.40%) Lean Six Sigma
11 13 (10.40%) Six Sigma
11 13 (10.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.80%) Java
2 22 (17.60%) JavaScript
2 22 (17.60%) Python
3 13 (10.40%) Scala
4 11 (8.80%) C#
4 11 (8.80%) C++
4 11 (8.80%) SQL
5 9 (7.20%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.60%) Ruby
7 5 (4.00%) Perl
7 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.00%) VB
8 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.80%) Clojure
9 1 (0.80%) FQL
9 1 (0.80%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (13.60%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.00%) IBM AIX Certification
3 11 (8.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.00%) Degree
6 3 (2.40%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.40%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (12.00%) GPFS
2 1 (0.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.80%) KVM
2 1 (0.80%) LXC
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.80%) RHEV
2 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (12.80%) Puppet
2 10 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Oracle
2 17 (13.60%) Red Hat
3 15 (12.00%) IBM
4 9 (7.20%) CA
4 9 (7.20%) Informatica
4 9 (7.20%) Tableau
5 5 (4.00%) HP
6 4 (3.20%) Rally
7 3 (2.40%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.80%) Google
8 1 (0.80%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.80%) VMware