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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 28 20 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Contract jobs citing Open Source 96 88 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.02% 8.01% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.36% 9.60% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 79 21
Median daily rate £468 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £652 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £65.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-73.84% -8.45%
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
1148 917 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.92% 83.44% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 604 366
Median daily rate £400 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 37
Median hourly rate £29.00 £14.20 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.22% -34.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £9.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.80 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -17 86 £450 -5.26% 3
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (37.33%) DevOps
3 52 (34.67%) IaaS
3 52 (34.67%) ITIL
4 49 (32.67%) PaaS
5 48 (32.00%) SaaS
5 48 (32.00%) Linux
6 39 (26.00%) Java
7 36 (24.00%) Problem Management
8 33 (22.00%) Change Management
9 31 (20.67%) Configuration Management
9 31 (20.67%) PRINCE2
10 28 (18.67%) Microsoft
11 26 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 25 (16.67%) Windows
12 25 (16.67%) OO
13 23 (15.33%) SQL
13 23 (15.33%) Red Hat
13 23 (15.33%) TDD
14 22 (14.67%) BPSS Clearance
15 21 (14.00%) Data Management
15 21 (14.00%) Active Directory
15 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
16 20 (13.33%) VMware
16 20 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (12.67%) JIRA
17 19 (12.67%) Project Management
17 19 (12.67%) Oracle
17 19 (12.67%) SQL Server

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 16 (10.67%) IIS
2 10 (6.67%) Apache
3 7 (4.67%) Apache Solr
4 6 (4.00%) nginx
4 6 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.33%) Drupal
5 5 (3.33%) Jetty
5 5 (3.33%) Mongrel
5 5 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.67%) Confluence
7 3 (2.00%) SAS
8 2 (1.33%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.33%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.33%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.67%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.67%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 52 (34.67%) IaaS
2 49 (32.67%) PaaS
3 48 (32.00%) SaaS
4 14 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (8.67%) HP Helion
6 9 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.33%) Google App Engine
7 5 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (2.67%) GitHub
9 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.67%) DHCP
1 16 (10.67%) DNS
2 11 (7.33%) HTTP
3 9 (6.00%) Firewall
4 8 (5.33%) SSL
4 8 (5.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.33%) FTP
5 5 (3.33%) Intranet
5 5 (3.33%) IPsec
6 4 (2.67%) LAN
6 4 (2.67%) VPN
6 4 (2.67%) WAN
7 3 (2.00%) Internet
8 1 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.33%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.00%) MySQL
3 9 (6.00%) OLTP
4 8 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.00%) OLAP
7 3 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.33%) Big Data
8 2 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (12.67%) JIRA
2 15 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.67%) Selenium
4 7 (4.67%) HP UFT
4 7 (4.67%) Sahi
4 7 (4.67%) WATIR
5 6 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.33%) Travis CI
7 4 (2.67%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.67%) Subversion
8 3 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.00%) JUnit
8 3 (2.00%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.33%) Maven
10 1 (0.67%) ERwin
10 1 (0.67%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.67%) RSpec
10 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (5.33%) Finance
2 2 (1.33%) Games
2 2 (1.33%) Publishing
3 1 (0.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 37 (24.67%) Architect
2 20 (13.33%) Analyst
2 20 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (11.33%) Business Analyst
4 16 (10.67%) Developer
5 11 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) DBA
7 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (6.00%) Systems Architect
8 8 (5.33%) Administrator
8 8 (5.33%) Database Architect
9 7 (4.67%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) Unix Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.00%) SQL DBA
10 6 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.00%) HTML
2 15 (10.00%) Web Services
3 14 (9.33%) .NET
3 14 (9.33%) CSS
3 14 (9.33%) JSON
4 13 (8.67%) HTML5
4 13 (8.67%) REST
5 12 (8.00%) RESTful
6 11 (7.33%) XML
7 9 (6.00%) CSS3
7 9 (6.00%) Middleware
8 8 (5.33%) Spring
9 7 (4.67%) Node.js
10 6 (4.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.00%) J2EE
10 6 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (3.33%) Django
11 5 (3.33%) Servlets
12 4 (2.67%) Ajax
12 4 (2.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.67%) Clustering
2 12 (8.00%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.33%) CMDB
3 8 (5.33%) HACMP
3 8 (5.33%) User Experience
4 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.33%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.00%) Linux
2 25 (16.67%) Windows
3 18 (12.00%) Unix
4 15 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 14 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (6.00%) AIX
7 9 (6.00%) Solaris
8 4 (2.67%) HPUX
9 2 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (37.33%) DevOps
3 52 (34.67%) ITIL
4 36 (24.00%) Problem Management
5 33 (22.00%) Change Management
6 31 (20.67%) Configuration Management
6 31 (20.67%) PRINCE2
7 26 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (16.67%) OO
9 23 (15.33%) TDD
10 21 (14.00%) Data Management
11 19 (12.67%) Project Management
12 18 (12.00%) Business Analysis
13 17 (11.33%) OOA/OOD
13 17 (11.33%) UML
13 17 (11.33%) Use Case
14 16 (10.67%) Microservices
15 15 (10.00%) Scrum
15 15 (10.00%) Service Design
16 14 (9.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.00%) Java
2 23 (15.33%) SQL
3 16 (10.67%) Ruby
4 14 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.33%) Python
5 11 (7.33%) Scala
6 9 (6.00%) C#
7 7 (4.67%) C++
7 7 (4.67%) VB
8 5 (3.33%) VB6
9 4 (2.67%) Clojure
9 4 (2.67%) Groovy
9 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.33%) C
11 2 (1.33%) Go
12 1 (0.67%) FQL
12 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (9.33%) MCSA
3 14 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (8.67%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (7.33%) MCSE
5 11 (7.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.33%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (8.67%) QA
3 3 (2.00%) GxP
4 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (9.33%) vSphere
5 8 (5.33%) GPFS
6 5 (3.33%) Xen
7 4 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.00%) KVM
9 2 (1.33%) Docker
9 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.33%) LXC
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.67%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 17 (11.33%) Puppet
2 10 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.00%) Ansible
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.33%) Kibana
4 2 (1.33%) logstash
4 2 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.33%) Red Hat
3 20 (13.33%) VMware
4 19 (12.67%) Oracle
5 9 (6.00%) IBM
6 8 (5.33%) Remedy
7 7 (4.67%) Google
7 7 (4.67%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.00%) HP
8 3 (2.00%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.00%) SAP
9 1 (0.67%) CA
9 1 (0.67%) Informatica
9 1 (0.67%) Tableau