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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / North East
Rank 12 17 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +29
Contract jobs citing Open Source 101 71 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.45% 8.23% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.03% 9.78% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 34 9
Median daily rate £400 £425 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +46.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £629 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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
775 726 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.87% 84.13% 70.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 470 251
Median daily rate £388 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.55 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +8 100 £400 -5.88% 8
Durham -8 1 £450 -16.27% 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 151 (59.22%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (50.20%) Linux
3 118 (46.27%) ITIL
4 116 (45.49%) SaaS
4 116 (45.49%) PaaS
4 116 (45.49%) IaaS
5 114 (44.71%) DevOps
6 104 (40.78%) Windows
7 98 (38.43%) Change Management
8 85 (33.33%) Data Management
9 76 (29.80%) Problem Management
10 75 (29.41%) Unix
11 73 (28.63%) PRINCE2
12 65 (25.49%) Java
12 65 (25.49%) Microsoft
13 60 (23.53%) MS Excel
13 60 (23.53%) Oracle
13 60 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
14 59 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
15 55 (21.57%) Configuration Management
16 49 (19.22%) Jenkins
17 48 (18.82%) AIX
18 47 (18.43%) Ruby
19 46 (18.04%) SQL
20 43 (16.86%) JIRA
21 42 (16.47%) MS PowerPoint
22 41 (16.08%) Security Cleared
22 41 (16.08%) Red Hat
23 39 (15.29%) REST
24 38 (14.90%) Service 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 35 (13.73%) WebSphere
2 32 (12.55%) Confluence
3 18 (7.06%) WebLogic
4 17 (6.67%) IIS
5 11 (4.31%) Oracle Application Server
6 8 (3.14%) Apache
6 8 (3.14%) PowerExchange
6 8 (3.14%) SAS
7 7 (2.75%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.35%) Jetty
8 6 (2.35%) Mongrel
8 6 (2.35%) nginx
9 5 (1.96%) Tuxedo
10 4 (1.57%) JBoss
10 4 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.18%) WildFly
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.39%) OpenROAD
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 60 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 42 (16.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (4.71%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 116 (45.49%) IaaS
1 116 (45.49%) PaaS
1 116 (45.49%) SaaS
2 32 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (5.10%) HP Helion
4 13 (5.10%) Trello
5 6 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.35%) Google App Engine
5 6 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.59%) HTTP
2 17 (6.67%) DHCP
2 17 (6.67%) DNS
3 13 (5.10%) LDAP
4 9 (3.53%) SSL
4 9 (3.53%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.35%) FTP
5 6 (2.35%) IPsec
6 4 (1.57%) Firewall
6 4 (1.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.12%) MongoDB
2 33 (12.94%) SQL Server
3 28 (10.98%) Oracle Database
4 20 (7.84%) MySQL
5 18 (7.06%) Relational Database
6 16 (6.27%) DB2
6 16 (6.27%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (5.88%) NoSQL
8 14 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (5.10%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (4.71%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (3.53%) OLTP
12 8 (3.14%) Ingres
12 8 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (2.75%) PowerCenter
14 5 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 5 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (1.18%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 49 (19.22%) Jenkins
2 43 (16.86%) JIRA
3 38 (14.90%) Git (software)
4 24 (9.41%) Selenium
5 22 (8.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (7.84%) GitLab
7 16 (6.27%) JUnit
7 16 (6.27%) Subversion
8 14 (5.49%) HP UFT
8 14 (5.49%) Sahi
8 14 (5.49%) WATIR
9 10 (3.92%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.35%) Travis CI
11 4 (1.57%) Log4j
11 4 (1.57%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.18%) CA Gen
12 3 (1.18%) RSpec
13 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.39%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.39%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (3.92%) Finance
2 4 (1.57%) Games
3 1 (0.39%) Banking
3 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 35 (13.73%) Architect
1 35 (13.73%) DBA
2 32 (12.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (12.16%) Operations Engineer
4 29 (11.37%) Developer
5 26 (10.20%) Administrator
6 25 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 24 (9.41%) Analyst
8 22 (8.63%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 20 (7.84%) Oracle DBA
10 14 (5.49%) Support Analyst
11 13 (5.10%) Operations Analyst
11 13 (5.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (4.71%) Operational Support Analyst
12 12 (4.71%) Operations Support Analyst
13 11 (4.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (4.31%) Product Manager
13 11 (4.31%) Scala Developer
13 11 (4.31%) Support Engineer
14 10 (3.92%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.29%) REST
2 36 (14.12%) JSON
3 31 (12.16%) CSS
4 30 (11.76%) HTML
5 25 (9.80%) Web Services
6 24 (9.41%) CSS3
6 24 (9.41%) Django
6 24 (9.41%) HTML5
7 22 (8.63%) Ajax
7 22 (8.63%) Play Framework
8 21 (8.24%) .NET
9 20 (7.84%) XML
10 19 (7.45%) Ruby on Rails
11 18 (7.06%) RESTful
12 17 (6.67%) Spring
13 15 (5.88%) Software Packaging
14 12 (4.71%) Guice
15 10 (3.92%) J2EE
16 9 (3.53%) SOAP
17 8 (3.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.49%) User Experience
4 13 (5.10%) Clustering
5 10 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 10 (3.92%) Tandem
6 9 (3.53%) CMDB
7 6 (2.35%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.57%) HACMP
8 4 (1.57%) NHS
9 3 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.39%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 128 (50.20%) Linux
2 104 (40.78%) Windows
3 75 (29.41%) Unix
4 48 (18.82%) AIX
5 33 (12.94%) Windows Server
6 30 (11.76%) Windows 2000
6 30 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 24 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.14%) MVS
10 6 (2.35%) HPUX
10 6 (2.35%) Solaris
10 6 (2.35%) zOS
11 4 (1.57%) VME
11 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.39%) SUSE
12 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (59.22%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (46.27%) ITIL
3 114 (44.71%) DevOps
4 98 (38.43%) Change Management
5 85 (33.33%) Data Management
6 76 (29.80%) Problem Management
7 73 (28.63%) PRINCE2
8 60 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (21.57%) Configuration Management
10 38 (14.90%) Scrum
10 38 (14.90%) Service Management
11 36 (14.12%) TDD
12 35 (13.73%) ITSM
13 34 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 31 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (11.37%) Performance Tuning
16 25 (9.80%) Automated Testing
16 25 (9.80%) High Availability
17 24 (9.41%) Project Management
18 20 (7.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (25.49%) Java
2 47 (18.43%) Ruby
3 46 (18.04%) SQL
4 34 (13.33%) Scala
5 24 (9.41%) Python
6 15 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 14 (5.49%) C#
8 5 (1.96%) C
8 5 (1.96%) Perl
8 5 (1.96%) VB
8 5 (1.96%) VB6
9 2 (0.78%) COBOL
9 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (16.08%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 24 (9.41%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.49%) MCSA
4 14 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (4.31%) MCSE
7 4 (1.57%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (0.78%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 26 (10.20%) SLA
3 16 (6.27%) QA
4 3 (1.18%) WCAG
5 1 (0.39%) SDET
System Software
1 34 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (5.49%) vSphere
5 7 (2.75%) Docker
5 7 (2.75%) KVM
6 6 (2.35%) Xen
7 5 (1.96%) LXC
8 4 (1.57%) GPFS
9 3 (1.18%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 22 (8.63%) Ansible
2 15 (5.88%) Puppet
3 13 (5.10%) Dollar Universe
4 10 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.18%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.39%) SCCM
7 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 60 (23.53%) Oracle
3 41 (16.08%) Red Hat
4 19 (7.45%) VMware
5 18 (7.06%) Google
6 17 (6.67%) TIBCO
7 15 (5.88%) Atlassian
8 9 (3.53%) HP
8 9 (3.53%) Informatica
8 9 (3.53%) Remedy
9 8 (3.14%) IBM
9 8 (3.14%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.96%) CA
11 2 (0.78%) Capita
12 1 (0.39%) Black Duck
12 1 (0.39%) Cisco
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