Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Open Source
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 17 30
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13 -11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 98 88 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.54% 10.14% 7.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.95% 11.56% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 93 145
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £315 £280 £315
90th Percentile £600 £615 £570
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 757 761 2,049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 89.16% 87.67% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 547 1,491
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -15.46%
10th Percentile £290 £259 £225
90th Percentile £588 £553 £519
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +10.39% +10.00% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 88
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.75 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.28% +14.29% +51.35%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.73 £15.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £48.05 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -55.00% +7.14% +57.75%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Newcastle upon Tyne

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Open Source in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Newcastle upon Tyne

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Newcastle upon Tyne

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 57 (58.16%) DevOps
2 55 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (50.00%) Linux
4 47 (47.96%) Puppet
5 41 (41.84%) Java
6 39 (39.80%) Ansible
7 36 (36.73%) Terraform
8 35 (35.71%) Test Automation
9 32 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (31.63%) Jenkins
10 31 (31.63%) Configuration Management
11 30 (30.61%) Windows
12 28 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
12 28 (28.57%) JavaScript
13 26 (26.53%) Software Engineering
14 25 (25.51%) Python
15 22 (22.45%) JIRA
16 21 (21.43%) Data Centre
17 20 (20.41%) BDD
17 20 (20.41%) Node.js
17 20 (20.41%) High Availability
17 20 (20.41%) Docker
17 20 (20.41%) Kubernetes
18 19 (19.39%) Packer
18 19 (19.39%) Problem-Solving
19 18 (18.37%) Elastic Stack
20 17 (17.35%) GitLab
20 17 (17.35%) Confluence
20 17 (17.35%) Oracle
20 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 17 (17.35%) Confluence
2 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.08%) Apache
3 4 (4.08%) nginx
3 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.06%) JBoss
4 3 (3.06%) SAS
4 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Documentum
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) Jetty
5 1 (1.02%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (12.24%) Datadog
4 8 (8.16%) PaaS
5 7 (7.14%) Slack
6 6 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (6.12%) SaaS
7 5 (5.10%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (5.10%) Amazon S3
7 5 (5.10%) IaaS
7 5 (5.10%) Route 53
7 5 (5.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (3.06%) GitHub
8 3 (3.06%) Google Analytics
9 2 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (1.02%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) HTTP
2 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.08%) SSL
4 3 (3.06%) DHCP
4 3 (3.06%) WAN
5 2 (2.04%) DNS
5 2 (2.04%) Firewall
5 2 (2.04%) FTP
5 2 (2.04%) LAN
5 2 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.02%) BGP
6 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.02%) Internet
6 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.02%) IPsec
6 1 (1.02%) Network Security
6 1 (1.02%) OSPF
6 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.02%) VPN
6 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) MySQL
2 12 (12.24%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.20%) Amazon Redshift
3 10 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.18%) NoSQL
4 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.08%) Big Data
7 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.08%) Sqoop
8 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.04%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.02%) DB2
10 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.02%) HBase
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (31.63%) Jenkins
2 22 (22.45%) JIRA
3 17 (17.35%) GitLab
4 14 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
6 10 (10.20%) Cucumber
7 9 (9.18%) Selenium
7 9 (9.18%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (8.16%) Gatling
9 5 (5.10%) MSTest
9 5 (5.10%) NCrunch
9 5 (5.10%) SonarQube
10 4 (4.08%) JUnit
11 3 (3.06%) Ant
11 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.06%) Grunt
11 3 (3.06%) gulp
11 3 (3.06%) IntelliJ
11 3 (3.06%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (3.06%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (5.10%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Legal
3 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Electronics
4 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (20.41%) Architect
3 19 (19.39%) Developer
4 9 (9.18%) Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Technical Architect
6 7 (7.14%) Open Source Architect
6 7 (7.14%) Open Source Developer
7 6 (6.12%) DBA
7 6 (6.12%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared DBA
8 5 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.08%) .NET Web Applications Developer
9 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
9 4 (4.08%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.08%) C# Web Application Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.41%) Node.js
2 18 (18.37%) Elastic Stack
3 13 (13.27%) REST
4 11 (11.22%) AngularJS
5 8 (8.16%) .NET
5 8 (8.16%) CSS
5 8 (8.16%) XML
6 6 (6.12%) J2EE
7 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.10%) LINQ
8 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.08%) JSON
8 4 (4.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 4 (4.08%) Servlets
9 3 (3.06%) EJB
9 3 (3.06%) Gherkin
9 3 (3.06%) HTML
9 3 (3.06%) HTML5
9 3 (3.06%) Play Framework
9 3 (3.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.06%) Social Media
5 3 (3.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.04%) Clustering
7 1 (1.02%) Blog
7 1 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) NHS
7 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 49 (50.00%) Linux
2 30 (30.61%) Windows
3 14 (14.29%) CentOS
3 14 (14.29%) Unix
4 8 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.04%) VME
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.02%) AIX
8 1 (1.02%) HPUX
8 1 (1.02%) MVS
8 1 (1.02%) Solaris
8 1 (1.02%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.16%) DevOps
2 55 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 31 (31.63%) Configuration Management
5 26 (26.53%) Software Engineering
6 20 (20.41%) BDD
6 20 (20.41%) High Availability
7 19 (19.39%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (14.29%) Microservices
10 13 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (11.22%) OO
12 10 (10.20%) Coaching
12 10 (10.20%) Mentoring
13 9 (9.18%) Business Development
13 9 (9.18%) TOGAF
13 9 (9.18%) Waterfall
14 8 (8.16%) Migration
14 8 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.84%) Java
2 28 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.51%) Python
4 16 (16.33%) Bash Shell
4 16 (16.33%) Ruby
5 14 (14.29%) SQL
6 13 (13.27%) Perl
7 11 (11.22%) C
7 11 (11.22%) PowerShell
8 10 (10.20%) C++
9 9 (9.18%) C#
9 9 (9.18%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.10%) Scala
11 4 (4.08%) Groovy
12 3 (3.06%) Haskell
13 2 (2.04%) PHP
14 1 (1.02%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.27%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.18%) Degree
4 5 (5.10%) ISEB
4 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.08%) OCP
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.04%) CCNP
6 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.02%) CCDP
7 1 (1.02%) CCIE
7 1 (1.02%) CCNA
7 1 (1.02%) CISM
7 1 (1.02%) CISSP
7 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.02%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (20.41%) Docker
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.08%) Apache Flume
3 4 (4.08%) HDFS
3 4 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.02%) vSphere
6 1 (1.02%) Xen
6 1 (1.02%) XenApp
6 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (47.96%) Puppet
2 39 (39.80%) Ansible
3 36 (36.73%) Terraform
4 20 (20.41%) Kubernetes
5 19 (19.39%) Packer
6 16 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (14.29%) Nagios
8 8 (8.16%) Grafana
9 5 (5.10%) Prometheus
9 5 (5.10%) Rancher
10 4 (4.08%) Data Guard
10 4 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (3.06%) Kibana
12 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (2.04%) vMotion
12 2 (2.04%) ZABBIX
13 1 (1.02%) SCCM
13 1 (1.02%) SCOM
13 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (1.02%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Oracle
2 14 (14.29%) Black Duck
3 13 (13.27%) New Relic
3 13 (13.27%) Splunk
4 12 (12.24%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.10%) Google
7 4 (4.08%) HP
7 4 (4.08%) VMware
8 3 (3.06%) Adobe
8 3 (3.06%) SAP
8 3 (3.06%) webMethods
9 2 (2.04%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.04%) BMC
9 2 (2.04%) Cisco
9 2 (2.04%) EMC
10 1 (1.02%) CA
10 1 (1.02%) F5
10 1 (1.02%) Meraki
10 1 (1.02%) SOASTA, Inc