Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Open Source
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 28 18
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 +7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 88 173 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.21% 7.65% 8.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.70% 8.90% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 141 149
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £280 £313 £263
90th Percentile £615 £575 £653
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 752 1944 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.24% 85.94% 85.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 1428 801
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £388 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -14.63% +9.33%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £605
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £405
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 77 45
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +55.56% -3.82%
10th Percentile £10.68 £19.99 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.48 £36.36 £40.80
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +60.00% -5.48%

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 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 66 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (47.73%) Scrum
3 34 (38.64%) Java
4 33 (37.50%) Scala
5 31 (35.23%) User Stories
6 25 (28.41%) MongoDB
7 23 (26.14%) TDD
8 22 (25.00%) JIRA
9 21 (23.86%) Web Services
9 21 (23.86%) Linux
9 21 (23.86%) Finance
9 21 (23.86%) Test Automation
10 20 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (20.45%) Selenium
11 18 (20.45%) DevOps
11 18 (20.45%) User Experience
12 17 (19.32%) JSON
12 17 (19.32%) Confluence
12 17 (19.32%) SFIA
13 16 (18.18%) QA
13 16 (18.18%) REST
13 16 (18.18%) Project Management
14 15 (17.05%) Oracle
14 15 (17.05%) Coaching
15 14 (15.91%) Jenkins
15 14 (15.91%) NoSQL
15 14 (15.91%) Test Scripting
15 14 (15.91%) HTML
15 14 (15.91%) MySQL
15 14 (15.91%) Ruby

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 (19.32%) Confluence
2 6 (6.82%) SAS
3 2 (2.27%) Drupal
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Heroku
2 4 (4.55%) Slack
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.14%) PaaS
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) HTTP
2 7 (7.95%) SSL
2 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) SMS
3 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.41%) MongoDB
2 20 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (15.91%) MySQL
3 14 (15.91%) NoSQL
4 10 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (11.36%) Relational Database
5 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 7 (7.95%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (6.82%) Apache Hive
7 6 (6.82%) Big Data
7 6 (6.82%) Data Lake
7 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
7 6 (6.82%) HBase
7 6 (6.82%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.27%) GIS
8 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 22 (25.00%) JIRA
2 18 (20.45%) Selenium
3 14 (15.91%) Jenkins
4 12 (13.64%) WebDriver
5 9 (10.23%) Cucumber
6 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
7 6 (6.82%) ERwin
8 5 (5.68%) JUnit
8 5 (5.68%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.41%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (2.27%) RSpec
10 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (2.27%) Subversion
10 2 (2.27%) Toad
11 1 (1.14%) GitLab
11 1 (1.14%) jMock
11 1 (1.14%) Mockito
11 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (23.86%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) Analyst
2 22 (25.00%) Architect
3 18 (20.45%) Business Analyst
4 16 (18.18%) Developer
5 11 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Digital Architect
7 9 (10.23%) Scala Developer
8 8 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
8 8 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
9 7 (7.95%) Java Scala Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Data Architect
10 6 (6.82%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 6 (6.82%) Lead Architect
10 6 (6.82%) Lead Data Architect
10 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (6.82%) Technical Architect
11 5 (5.68%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (5.68%) Product Manager
11 5 (5.68%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.86%) Web Services
2 17 (19.32%) JSON
3 16 (18.18%) REST
4 14 (15.91%) HTML
5 13 (14.77%) CSS
5 13 (14.77%) CSS3
5 13 (14.77%) HTML5
6 12 (13.64%) Ajax
6 12 (13.64%) Django
6 12 (13.64%) SOAP
7 11 (12.50%) Play Framework
8 10 (11.36%) Spring
9 9 (10.23%) Node.js
10 8 (9.09%) RESTful
11 6 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (3.41%) Spring MVC
13 2 (2.27%) Guice
14 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
14 1 (1.14%) jQuery
14 1 (1.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) User Experience
2 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.77%) Smartphone
3 11 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.27%) NHS
7 1 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) Linux
2 9 (10.23%) Unix
3 5 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.41%) Windows
5 2 (2.27%) Android
5 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (47.73%) Scrum
3 31 (35.23%) User Stories
4 23 (26.14%) TDD
5 21 (23.86%) Test Automation
6 18 (20.45%) DevOps
7 17 (19.32%) SFIA
8 16 (18.18%) Project Management
9 15 (17.05%) Coaching
10 14 (15.91%) Acceptance Criteria
10 14 (15.91%) Test Scripting
11 13 (14.77%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (13.64%) Kanban
12 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
13 11 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
13 11 (12.50%) BDD
13 11 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (12.50%) Waterfall
14 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.64%) Java
2 33 (37.50%) Scala
3 14 (15.91%) Ruby
4 12 (13.64%) SQL
5 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.36%) Python
7 8 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.68%) Groovy
9 4 (4.55%) C#
10 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) ISEB
1 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.27%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) CCDP
3 1 (1.14%) CCIE
3 1 (1.14%) CCNP
3 1 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.14%) CISM
3 1 (1.14%) CISSP
3 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.18%) QA
2 6 (6.82%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Docker
1 6 (6.82%) LXC
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) Puppet
2 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) Ansible
3 1 (1.14%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Oracle
2 6 (6.82%) CA
2 6 (6.82%) Informatica
2 6 (6.82%) Tableau
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco
5 1 (1.14%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.14%) TIBCO