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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 55 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 59 52 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.20% 6.57% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 8.57% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 12
Median daily rate £490 £375 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +24.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £477 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -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
1205 607 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.83% 76.74% 74.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 360 270
Median daily rate £330 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.45% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.68 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.62% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 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 28 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 -38 55 £483 +28.66% 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 82 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.23%) Unix
3 31 (23.85%) Finance
4 28 (21.54%) Configuration Management
4 28 (21.54%) Linux
4 28 (21.54%) Java
5 25 (19.23%) Python
6 23 (17.69%) JavaScript
6 23 (17.69%) ITIL
6 23 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (16.15%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (16.15%) MongoDB
8 20 (15.38%) Oracle
9 19 (14.62%) Project Management
9 19 (14.62%) Service Management
9 19 (14.62%) TDD
10 18 (13.85%) Web Services
10 18 (13.85%) DevOps
11 17 (13.08%) High Availability
11 17 (13.08%) HTML
11 17 (13.08%) Red Hat
11 17 (13.08%) Middleware
11 17 (13.08%) Scrum
11 17 (13.08%) Puppet
11 17 (13.08%) Visualisation
11 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
12 16 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (12.31%) Scala
12 16 (12.31%) Waterfall
12 16 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery

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 (8.46%) Apache
2 9 (6.92%) SAS
3 6 (4.62%) Confluence
4 5 (3.85%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.85%) Drupal
4 5 (3.85%) Node.js
5 2 (1.54%) nginx
6 1 (0.77%) IIS
6 1 (0.77%) Jetty
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.00%) IaaS
2 10 (7.69%) PaaS
2 10 (7.69%) SaaS
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.31%) GitHub
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.77%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.31%) Firewall
2 13 (10.00%) LAN
2 13 (10.00%) VPN
2 13 (10.00%) WAN
3 11 (8.46%) HTTP
4 8 (6.15%) Internet
4 8 (6.15%) SSL
4 8 (6.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.62%) Intranet
6 1 (0.77%) DHCP
6 1 (0.77%) DNS
6 1 (0.77%) FTP
6 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.77%) IPsec
6 1 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.15%) MongoDB
1 21 (16.15%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (8.46%) Big Data
3 11 (8.46%) Hadoop
4 10 (7.69%) Apache Hive
4 10 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 10 (7.69%) HBase
5 9 (6.92%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (6.92%) Pentaho
6 7 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.62%) MySQL
7 6 (4.62%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (7.69%) JIRA
2 9 (6.92%) ERwin
2 9 (6.92%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.08%) Selenium
5 3 (2.31%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.31%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.31%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.54%) JUnit
6 2 (1.54%) Subversion
7 1 (0.77%) JMeter
7 1 (0.77%) Travis CI
General
1 31 (23.85%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Marketing
3 4 (3.08%) Law
4 3 (2.31%) Legal
5 2 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (21.54%) Analyst
2 20 (15.38%) Architect
3 19 (14.62%) Business Analyst
4 17 (13.08%) Developer
5 13 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
6 10 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
6 10 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Consultant
7 9 (6.92%) Scala Developer
8 8 (6.15%) Digital Business Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Technical Business Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Technical Leader
10 6 (4.62%) AIX Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.85%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.85%) Web Services
2 17 (13.08%) HTML
2 17 (13.08%) Middleware
3 15 (11.54%) RESTful
4 14 (10.77%) HTML5
5 13 (10.00%) Spring
6 10 (7.69%) CSS
6 10 (7.69%) JSON
7 7 (5.38%) CSS3
8 6 (4.62%) Django
8 6 (4.62%) J2EE
8 6 (4.62%) REST
9 5 (3.85%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.85%) LAMP
9 5 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (3.85%) Play Framework
10 4 (3.08%) .NET
11 3 (2.31%) Ajax
11 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.31%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.08%) Visualisation
3 15 (11.54%) HACMP
4 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.85%) User Experience
5 3 (2.31%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.31%) Social Media
6 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.54%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.23%) Unix
2 28 (21.54%) Linux
3 16 (12.31%) AIX
3 16 (12.31%) Solaris
4 10 (7.69%) Windows
5 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.77%) CentOS
6 1 (0.77%) HPUX
6 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.54%) Configuration Management
3 23 (17.69%) ITIL
4 19 (14.62%) Project Management
4 19 (14.62%) Service Management
4 19 (14.62%) TDD
5 18 (13.85%) DevOps
6 17 (13.08%) High Availability
6 17 (13.08%) Scrum
7 16 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (12.31%) Waterfall
8 15 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 14 (10.77%) Agile Project Management
9 14 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (10.77%) Data Visualisation
9 14 (10.77%) ITIL V3
10 13 (10.00%) Analytics
10 13 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
10 13 (10.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.54%) Java
2 25 (19.23%) Python
3 23 (17.69%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.31%) Scala
5 13 (10.00%) C++
6 11 (8.46%) SQL
7 9 (6.92%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.62%) Ruby
9 5 (3.85%) C#
9 5 (3.85%) Perl
10 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.31%) Clojure
10 3 (2.31%) Groovy
10 3 (2.31%) VB
11 1 (0.77%) FQL
11 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.54%) IBM AIX Certification
3 13 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.85%) Degree
6 3 (2.31%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.62%) QA
3 3 (2.31%) GxP
4 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (11.54%) GPFS
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.77%) Docker
3 1 (0.77%) KVM
3 1 (0.77%) LXC
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.77%) RHEV
3 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (13.08%) Puppet
2 10 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (15.38%) Oracle
2 17 (13.08%) Red Hat
3 13 (10.00%) IBM
4 9 (6.92%) CA
4 9 (6.92%) Informatica
4 9 (6.92%) Tableau
5 4 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.08%) Rally
6 3 (2.31%) Google
6 3 (2.31%) HP
6 3 (2.31%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.31%) SAP
7 2 (1.54%) VMware