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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 14 22 42
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 69 51 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.92% 7.81% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.08% 8.85% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 25 5
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £274 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £715 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +11.51% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £39.90
% change year-on-year +23.07% -18.54%  

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 490 576 291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 91.76% 88.21% 77.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 402 184
Median daily rate £390 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.50 £11.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.70% +63.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £21.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Open Source as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in Newcastle upon Tyne

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 134 (69.07%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (52.58%) Linux
3 84 (43.30%) Windows
4 80 (41.24%) DevOps
5 78 (40.21%) ITIL
6 76 (39.18%) IaaS
6 76 (39.18%) SaaS
6 76 (39.18%) PaaS
7 72 (37.11%) Unix
8 70 (36.08%) Change Management
9 64 (32.99%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (32.47%) Data Management
10 63 (32.47%) Java
11 58 (29.90%) Analytical Skills
12 56 (28.87%) Jenkins
13 53 (27.32%) Oracle
14 52 (26.80%) Ruby
15 50 (25.77%) Git (software)
16 49 (25.26%) PRINCE2
17 46 (23.71%) Configuration Management
17 46 (23.71%) Problem Management
17 46 (23.71%) REST
18 42 (21.65%) JSON
18 42 (21.65%) Scala
19 40 (20.62%) AIX
19 40 (20.62%) Confluence
20 39 (20.10%) MS Excel
20 39 (20.10%) Microsoft
20 39 (20.10%) Scrum
20 39 (20.10%) JIRA

Open Source
Top Related 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 40 (20.62%) Confluence
2 27 (13.92%) WebSphere
3 21 (10.82%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.15%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (4.12%) PowerExchange
6 7 (3.61%) Apache
7 6 (3.09%) SAS
8 4 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.55%) JBoss
9 3 (1.55%) Tuxedo
10 2 (1.03%) IIS
10 2 (1.03%) Jetty
10 2 (1.03%) Mongrel
10 2 (1.03%) nginx
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.03%) WildFly
Applications
1 39 (20.10%) MS Excel
1 39 (20.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.15%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 76 (39.18%) IaaS
1 76 (39.18%) PaaS
1 76 (39.18%) SaaS
2 27 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (8.25%) Trello
5 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.03%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.95%) HTTP
2 13 (6.70%) LDAP
3 4 (2.06%) Internet
4 3 (1.55%) SSL
4 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.03%) DHCP
5 2 (1.03%) DNS
5 2 (1.03%) FTP
5 2 (1.03%) IPsec
6 1 (0.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.43%) MongoDB
2 24 (12.37%) Oracle Database
2 24 (12.37%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.76%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (8.25%) SQL Server
5 15 (7.73%) DB2
6 13 (6.70%) NoSQL
6 13 (6.70%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (6.19%) MySQL
7 12 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (5.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (5.15%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (4.12%) Ingres
10 8 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (3.61%) PowerCenter
12 3 (1.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (1.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 1 (0.52%) Big Data
13 1 (0.52%) BODI
13 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 56 (28.87%) Jenkins
2 50 (25.77%) Git (software)
3 39 (20.10%) JIRA
4 26 (13.40%) JUnit
4 26 (13.40%) Selenium
4 26 (13.40%) Sonatype Nexus
5 24 (12.37%) GitLab
5 24 (12.37%) Subversion
6 13 (6.70%) HP UFT
6 13 (6.70%) Sahi
6 13 (6.70%) WATIR
7 10 (5.15%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.06%) Log4j
8 4 (2.06%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.55%) RSpec
10 2 (1.03%) CA Gen
10 2 (1.03%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.03%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.52%) Mockito
General
1 5 (2.58%) Finance
2 3 (1.55%) Games
3 2 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (19.59%) Developer
2 25 (12.89%) DBA
3 24 (12.37%) Operations Engineer
4 22 (11.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (10.31%) Administrator
6 18 (9.28%) Oracle DBA
7 17 (8.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 16 (8.25%) Analyst
8 16 (8.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 15 (7.73%) Architect
10 14 (7.22%) Scala Developer
11 13 (6.70%) Support Analyst
12 12 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (6.19%) Operations Analyst
12 12 (6.19%) Product Manager
13 11 (5.67%) Operational Support Analyst
13 11 (5.67%) Operations Support Analyst
14 8 (4.12%) Applications Support
14 8 (4.12%) Digital Architect
15 7 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.71%) REST
2 42 (21.65%) JSON
3 38 (19.59%) CSS
3 38 (19.59%) HTML
4 32 (16.49%) HTML5
5 31 (15.98%) CSS3
5 31 (15.98%) Django
6 30 (15.46%) Ajax
6 30 (15.46%) Play Framework
7 27 (13.92%) Spring
8 26 (13.40%) Ruby on Rails
9 22 (11.34%) RESTful
9 22 (11.34%) Web Services
10 20 (10.31%) Guice
11 19 (9.79%) XML
12 18 (9.28%) Software Packaging
13 16 (8.25%) .NET
14 13 (6.70%) Spring MVC
15 11 (5.67%) SOAP
16 8 (4.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 58 (29.90%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.76%) User Experience
3 15 (7.73%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.15%) Tandem
5 7 (3.61%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.55%) NHS
7 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) CMDB
8 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.52%) EFT
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) HACMP
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 102 (52.58%) Linux
2 84 (43.30%) Windows
3 72 (37.11%) Unix
4 40 (20.62%) AIX
5 26 (13.40%) Windows 2000
5 26 (13.40%) Windows XP
6 22 (11.34%) Windows Server
7 19 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.61%) MVS
9 5 (2.58%) zOS
10 4 (2.06%) Solaris
10 4 (2.06%) VME
11 3 (1.55%) HPUX
11 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.52%) Android
12 1 (0.52%) SUSE
12 1 (0.52%) VMS
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (69.07%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (41.24%) DevOps
3 78 (40.21%) ITIL
4 70 (36.08%) Change Management
5 64 (32.99%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (32.47%) Data Management
7 49 (25.26%) PRINCE2
8 46 (23.71%) Configuration Management
8 46 (23.71%) Problem Management
9 39 (20.10%) Scrum
10 33 (17.01%) Automated Testing
10 33 (17.01%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 32 (16.49%) TDD
12 31 (15.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (15.98%) Service Management
13 27 (13.92%) ITSM
14 25 (12.89%) Performance Tuning
14 25 (12.89%) Responsive Web Design
14 25 (12.89%) Web Design
15 22 (11.34%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 63 (32.47%) Java
2 52 (26.80%) Ruby
3 42 (21.65%) Scala
4 31 (15.98%) Python
5 30 (15.46%) SQL
6 19 (9.79%) C#
7 18 (9.28%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.58%) Perl
9 4 (2.06%) C
10 2 (1.03%) COBOL
10 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (14.43%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.79%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.03%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.37%) SLA
2 15 (7.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 15 (7.73%) QA
3 3 (1.55%) WCAG
4 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.61%) Docker
2 7 (3.61%) KVM
3 5 (2.58%) LXC
4 4 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (1.03%) Xen
7 1 (0.52%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 27 (13.92%) Ansible
2 16 (8.25%) Dollar Universe
3 12 (6.19%) Puppet
4 10 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.55%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (27.32%) Oracle
2 39 (20.10%) Microsoft
3 29 (14.95%) Red Hat
4 22 (11.34%) Google
5 20 (10.31%) TIBCO
6 18 (9.28%) Atlassian
7 11 (5.67%) HP
8 9 (4.64%) Informatica
9 4 (2.06%) CA
9 4 (2.06%) VMware
10 3 (1.55%) IBM
11 2 (1.03%) Cisco
12 1 (0.52%) Capita
12 1 (0.52%) F5
12 1 (0.52%) Remedy
12 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.52%) webMethods
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: £428 per day
Posted: 3 days ago