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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 74 19 44
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +25
Contract jobs citing Open Source 48 70 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.17% 7.54% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 9.43% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 57 10
Median daily rate £498 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.05% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £315 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
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
1274 742 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.20% 79.96% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 473 235
Median daily rate £325 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 34 16
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.68 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.62% +4.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £11.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.70 £32.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -58 46 £495 +17.85% 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (31.25%) Unix
3 30 (26.79%) Configuration Management
4 29 (25.89%) Linux
4 29 (25.89%) Java
5 27 (24.11%) ITIL
6 25 (22.32%) DevOps
7 21 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 20 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
9 19 (16.96%) TDD
10 18 (16.07%) Project Management
10 18 (16.07%) Service Management
11 17 (15.18%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (15.18%) Python
11 17 (15.18%) Red Hat
11 17 (15.18%) Middleware
11 17 (15.18%) Puppet
11 17 (15.18%) High Availability
11 17 (15.18%) IaaS
12 16 (14.29%) HTML
12 16 (14.29%) AIX
12 16 (14.29%) Solaris
12 16 (14.29%) OO
12 16 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (14.29%) Firewall
12 16 (14.29%) Finance
13 15 (13.39%) HACMP
13 15 (13.39%) IBM AIX Certification
13 15 (13.39%) Agile Project Management

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 (9.82%) Apache
2 7 (6.25%) Apache Solr
3 6 (5.36%) SAS
4 5 (4.46%) Drupal
5 3 (2.68%) Confluence
6 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.79%) nginx
6 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.89%) IIS
7 1 (0.89%) Jetty
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) IaaS
2 14 (12.50%) PaaS
3 13 (11.61%) SaaS
4 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.46%) GitHub
5 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.89%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.29%) Firewall
2 13 (11.61%) LAN
2 13 (11.61%) VPN
2 13 (11.61%) WAN
3 11 (9.82%) HTTP
4 8 (7.14%) SSL
4 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.36%) Intranet
6 4 (3.57%) Internet
7 1 (0.89%) DHCP
7 1 (0.89%) DNS
7 1 (0.89%) FTP
7 1 (0.89%) IPsec
7 1 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (13.39%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.04%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 7 (6.25%) Big Data
4 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.25%) HBase
5 6 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (5.36%) MySQL
5 6 (5.36%) Pentaho
5 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.89%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.25%) JIRA
4 6 (5.36%) ERwin
5 5 (4.46%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.57%) Subversion
7 3 (2.68%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.79%) JUnit
8 2 (1.79%) Maven
9 1 (0.89%) JMeter
9 1 (0.89%) Selenium
9 1 (0.89%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Law
3 3 (2.68%) Legal
4 2 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Architect
2 19 (16.96%) Analyst
3 17 (15.18%) Developer
4 15 (13.39%) Business Analyst
5 13 (11.61%) Unix Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Consultant
7 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Scala Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) AIX Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Digital Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) Middleware
2 16 (14.29%) HTML
3 14 (12.50%) RESTful
4 13 (11.61%) Web Services
5 12 (10.71%) CSS
5 12 (10.71%) HTML5
6 11 (9.82%) JSON
6 11 (9.82%) REST
7 10 (8.93%) Spring
8 8 (7.14%) CSS3
9 7 (6.25%) Node.js
10 5 (4.46%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.46%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.46%) LAMP
10 5 (4.46%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (4.46%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (2.68%) .NET
11 3 (2.68%) Ajax
11 3 (2.68%) J2EE
11 3 (2.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (13.39%) HACMP
2 8 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.36%) User Experience
4 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.68%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.25%) Unix
2 29 (25.89%) Linux
3 16 (14.29%) AIX
3 16 (14.29%) Solaris
4 6 (5.36%) Windows
5 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.79%) CentOS
7 1 (0.89%) HPUX
7 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.79%) Configuration Management
3 27 (24.11%) ITIL
4 25 (22.32%) DevOps
5 20 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (16.96%) TDD
7 18 (16.07%) Project Management
7 18 (16.07%) Service Management
8 17 (15.18%) High Availability
9 16 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (14.29%) OO
10 15 (13.39%) Agile Project Management
11 14 (12.50%) ITIL V3
12 13 (11.61%) Lean Six Sigma
12 13 (11.61%) Six Sigma
12 13 (11.61%) Waterfall
12 13 (11.61%) Workflow
13 12 (10.71%) Business Analysis
13 12 (10.71%) PRINCE2
14 11 (9.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.89%) Java
2 21 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 17 (15.18%) Python
4 12 (10.71%) Scala
5 9 (8.04%) C++
6 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.36%) C#
7 6 (5.36%) Ruby
7 6 (5.36%) SQL
8 5 (4.46%) Clojure
8 5 (4.46%) Groovy
8 5 (4.46%) Perl
9 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.79%) Go
10 2 (1.79%) VB
11 1 (0.89%) FQL
11 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.39%) IBM AIX Certification
3 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (4.46%) Degree
6 3 (2.68%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (5.36%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) GxP
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) GPFS
2 6 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.68%) KVM
5 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.89%) Docker
6 1 (0.89%) LXC
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.89%) RHEV
6 1 (0.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (15.18%) Puppet
2 9 (8.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.68%) Ansible
4 2 (1.79%) Kibana
4 2 (1.79%) logstash
4 2 (1.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (15.18%) Red Hat
2 14 (12.50%) Oracle
3 13 (11.61%) IBM
4 6 (5.36%) CA
4 6 (5.36%) Informatica
4 6 (5.36%) Tableau
5 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.57%) VMware
6 3 (2.68%) Google
6 3 (2.68%) HP
6 3 (2.68%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.68%) SAP