Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 61 99 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.63% 10.94% 12.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.67% 12.45% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 100 182
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +5.13% -8.90%
10th Percentile £347 £274 £313
90th Percentile £625 £615 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +17.65% +5.33% -9.07%
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 795 795 1,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.41% 87.85% 90.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 581 1,240
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +8.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £303 £261 £270
90th Percentile £566 £588 £528
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 46
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.58% -44.64% +33.33%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.16 £11.59
90th Percentile £45.00 £37.25 £41.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £26.58
% change year-on-year -16.67% -43.56% +36.28%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019, 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 32 (52.46%) DevOps
2 31 (50.82%) Puppet
3 30 (49.18%) Test Automation
4 29 (47.54%) Java
4 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (37.70%) Software Engineering
5 23 (37.70%) JIRA
6 21 (34.43%) Linux
7 20 (32.79%) Terraform
8 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
9 18 (29.51%) Microservices
9 18 (29.51%) Confluence
9 18 (29.51%) SQL
10 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
10 17 (27.87%) Python
10 17 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (26.23%) NoSQL
11 16 (26.23%) Node.js
12 15 (24.59%) GitLab
13 14 (22.95%) Cucumber
13 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
14 13 (21.31%) Kubernetes
14 13 (21.31%) Docker
14 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
14 13 (21.31%) Selenium
15 12 (19.67%) TDD
15 12 (19.67%) Windows
15 12 (19.67%) Oracle
15 12 (19.67%) Ansible

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 18 (29.51%) Confluence
2 5 (8.20%) SAS
3 4 (6.56%) Apache
3 4 (6.56%) JBoss
3 4 (6.56%) nginx
3 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.64%) Documentum
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.11%) Slack
3 6 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (9.84%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (9.84%) Amazon S3
3 6 (9.84%) Route 53
3 6 (9.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (6.56%) GitHub
4 4 (6.56%) Google Analytics
4 4 (6.56%) IaaS
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.56%) PaaS
4 4 (6.56%) SaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Datadog
5 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) HTTP
2 4 (6.56%) SSL
2 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) NoSQL
2 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
3 10 (16.39%) Big Data
3 10 (16.39%) Sqoop
4 7 (11.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (11.48%) MySQL
5 5 (8.20%) Data Lake
5 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.92%) Base SAS
7 3 (4.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.64%) KDB
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) JIRA
2 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
3 15 (24.59%) GitLab
4 14 (22.95%) Cucumber
5 13 (21.31%) Selenium
6 9 (14.75%) Gatling
7 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
8 6 (9.84%) SonarQube
9 5 (8.20%) JUnit
9 5 (8.20%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (6.56%) Ant
10 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
10 4 (6.56%) Grunt
10 4 (6.56%) gulp
10 4 (6.56%) IntelliJ
10 4 (6.56%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (6.56%) SoapUI
10 4 (6.56%) Sublime Text
10 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
1 1 (1.64%) Marketing
1 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) AWS DevOps
2 11 (18.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Data Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Server Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Server Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Server Support
6 4 (6.56%) Server Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) Node.js
2 9 (14.75%) REST
2 9 (14.75%) XML
3 8 (13.11%) SOAP
4 7 (11.48%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (8.20%) CSS
5 5 (8.20%) HTML
5 5 (8.20%) jQuery
5 5 (8.20%) JSON
6 4 (6.56%) .NET
6 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.56%) EJB
6 4 (6.56%) Gherkin
6 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.56%) HTML5
6 4 (6.56%) J2EE
6 4 (6.56%) J2SE
6 4 (6.56%) Play Framework
6 4 (6.56%) Servlets
6 4 (6.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) Windows
3 11 (18.03%) CentOS
4 10 (16.39%) Unix
5 9 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) DevOps
2 30 (49.18%) Test Automation
3 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (37.70%) Software Engineering
5 18 (29.51%) Microservices
6 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
8 12 (19.67%) BDD
8 12 (19.67%) TDD
9 11 (18.03%) Analytics
9 11 (18.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
11 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
12 7 (11.48%) Coaching
12 7 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (9.84%) Deployment Automation
13 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 6 (9.84%) Process Improvement
13 6 (9.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) Java
2 18 (29.51%) SQL
3 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.87%) Python
4 9 (14.75%) Ruby
5 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.84%) Scala
6 5 (8.20%) Groovy
7 4 (6.56%) C#
7 4 (6.56%) Haskell
7 4 (6.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) ISEB
1 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) SAS Certification
4 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Docker
2 10 (16.39%) Apache Flume
2 10 (16.39%) HDFS
3 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.64%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (50.82%) Puppet
2 20 (32.79%) Terraform
3 13 (21.31%) Kubernetes
4 12 (19.67%) Ansible
4 12 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (16.39%) Grafana
6 7 (11.48%) Packer
7 6 (9.84%) Prometheus
7 6 (9.84%) Rancher
8 4 (6.56%) Kibana
9 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (3.28%) vMotion
10 1 (1.64%) Nagios
10 1 (1.64%) SCCM
10 1 (1.64%) SCOM
10 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle
2 11 (18.03%) Black Duck
3 8 (13.11%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.20%) Google
5 4 (6.56%) Adobe
5 4 (6.56%) webMethods
6 2 (3.28%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.28%) VMware
7 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.64%) BMC
7 1 (1.64%) CA
7 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.64%) EMC
7 1 (1.64%) Informatica
7 1 (1.64%) New Relic
7 1 (1.64%) Pega
7 1 (1.64%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.64%) Splunk
7 1 (1.64%) Sybase