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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 73 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 40 59 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.05% 5.92% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 7.23% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 22
Median daily rate £490 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £649 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% -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
1083 816 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 82.48% 81.85% 76.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 516 287
Median daily rate £325 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 30 29
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £12.31 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £41.00 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

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 August 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 August 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 -46 38 £483 +1.57%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 63 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.42%) Java
3 22 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (21.88%) Unix
4 21 (21.88%) TDD
4 21 (21.88%) DevOps
5 19 (19.79%) Linux
5 19 (19.79%) OO
6 18 (18.75%) ITIL
7 17 (17.71%) Project Management
7 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
7 17 (17.71%) IaaS
8 16 (16.67%) HTML
8 16 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 15 (15.63%) Web Services
9 15 (15.63%) Business Analysis
9 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (14.58%) Agile Project Management
10 14 (14.58%) PaaS
10 14 (14.58%) MongoDB
10 14 (14.58%) Oracle
10 14 (14.58%) Python
11 13 (13.54%) SaaS
11 13 (13.54%) BDD
11 13 (13.54%) Puppet
11 13 (13.54%) Ruby
12 12 (12.50%) QA
12 12 (12.50%) HTML5
12 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 12 (12.50%) Finance

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 7 (7.29%) Apache
1 7 (7.29%) Apache Solr
2 6 (6.25%) SAS
3 5 (5.21%) Drupal
4 3 (3.13%) Confluence
4 3 (3.13%) nginx
5 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.08%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) Jetty
5 2 (2.08%) Mongrel
5 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.71%) IaaS
2 14 (14.58%) PaaS
3 13 (13.54%) SaaS
4 6 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (5.21%) GitHub
6 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.08%) Google App Engine
7 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) HTTP
2 6 (6.25%) Firewall
2 6 (6.25%) Intranet
3 5 (5.21%) LAN
3 5 (5.21%) VPN
3 5 (5.21%) WAN
4 4 (4.17%) Internet
4 4 (4.17%) SSL
4 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.08%) DHCP
5 2 (2.08%) DNS
5 2 (2.08%) FTP
5 2 (2.08%) IPsec
6 1 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) MongoDB
2 12 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 7 (7.29%) Apache Hive
4 7 (7.29%) Big Data
4 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.29%) HBase
5 6 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (6.25%) Pentaho
6 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.04%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.04%) MySQL
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.33%) Selenium
4 7 (7.29%) JIRA
5 6 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.25%) ERwin
5 6 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 6 (6.25%) Sahi
5 6 (6.25%) WATIR
6 5 (5.21%) Mercurial
7 4 (4.17%) Subversion
8 3 (3.13%) JUnit
8 3 (3.13%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.08%) Maven
9 2 (2.08%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.04%) JMeter
10 1 (1.04%) RSpec
10 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Publishing
3 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Architect
2 18 (18.75%) Analyst
2 18 (18.75%) Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Scala Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Java Scala Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Scala Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.67%) HTML
2 15 (15.63%) Web Services
3 12 (12.50%) CSS
3 12 (12.50%) HTML5
4 11 (11.46%) REST
4 11 (11.46%) RESTful
5 10 (10.42%) .NET
6 9 (9.38%) JSON
6 9 (9.38%) XML
7 8 (8.33%) CSS3
7 8 (8.33%) Spring
8 7 (7.29%) Middleware
9 6 (6.25%) Node.js
10 5 (5.21%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.21%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (4.17%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.17%) J2EE
12 3 (3.13%) Ajax
12 3 (3.13%) Django
12 3 (3.13%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.21%) HACMP
3 5 (5.21%) User Experience
4 3 (3.13%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Unix
2 19 (19.79%) Linux
3 6 (6.25%) AIX
3 6 (6.25%) Solaris
3 6 (6.25%) Windows
4 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.08%) CentOS
6 1 (1.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (21.88%) DevOps
3 21 (21.88%) TDD
4 19 (19.79%) OO
5 18 (18.75%) ITIL
6 17 (17.71%) Project Management
7 16 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 15 (15.63%) Business Analysis
9 14 (14.58%) Agile Project Management
10 13 (13.54%) BDD
11 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 12 (12.50%) User Stories
12 11 (11.46%) Scrum
12 11 (11.46%) Use Case
13 10 (10.42%) Data Modelling
13 10 (10.42%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (10.42%) Service Management
13 10 (10.42%) Test Scripting
13 10 (10.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) Java
2 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.58%) Python
4 13 (13.54%) Ruby
5 12 (12.50%) SQL
6 11 (11.46%) Scala
7 8 (8.33%) C#
8 7 (7.29%) C++
8 7 (7.29%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.21%) Clojure
9 5 (5.21%) Groovy
10 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.08%) Go
11 2 (2.08%) VB
12 1 (1.04%) C
12 1 (1.04%) FQL
12 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.42%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (5.21%) IBM AIX Certification
3 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) QA
2 8 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.13%) GxP
4 1 (1.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) GPFS
1 5 (5.21%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) KVM
3 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.08%) Xen
4 1 (1.04%) Docker
4 1 (1.04%) LXC
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.04%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) Puppet
2 9 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.13%) Ansible
4 2 (2.08%) Kibana
4 2 (2.08%) logstash
4 2 (2.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Oracle
2 7 (7.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.25%) CA
3 6 (6.25%) Informatica
3 6 (6.25%) Tableau
4 5 (5.21%) IBM
4 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.21%) VMware
5 4 (4.17%) Google
6 3 (3.13%) HP
6 3 (3.13%) SaltStack
6 3 (3.13%) SAP