Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 26 July 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
England > North East
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 65 27
Rank change year-on-year +36 -38 +29
Contract jobs citing Open Source 87 109 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.79% 4.17% 5.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 4.90% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 67 105
North East median daily rate £450 £490 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +40.00% +23.89%
10th Percentile £354 £294 £263
90th Percentile £615 £700 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.75 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +27.86% -22.22% +9.09%

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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1118 2225 1311
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.21% 85.15% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 1431 799
North East median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £263 £224 £240
90th Percentile £538 £503 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 103 61
North East median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.61% +107.41% -20.59%
10th Percentile £10.00 £13.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.10 £36.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.08%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in the North East

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in the North East

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in the North East over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in the North East

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +39 85 £450 -5.26% 3
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 70 (80.46%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (50.57%) Git (software)
3 42 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (47.13%) Jenkins
4 41 (47.13%) JIRA
5 39 (44.83%) Confluence
6 36 (41.38%) Linux
7 35 (40.23%) Scala
8 34 (39.08%) HTML
9 33 (37.93%) CSS
10 32 (36.78%) Configuration Management
10 32 (36.78%) JSON
10 32 (36.78%) REST
11 30 (34.48%) HTML5
12 29 (33.33%) Play Framework
12 29 (33.33%) Scrum
12 29 (33.33%) Spring
13 28 (32.18%) Ruby
13 28 (32.18%) Ajax
13 28 (32.18%) Java
13 28 (32.18%) Unix
13 28 (32.18%) Test Automation
14 27 (31.03%) CSS3
14 27 (31.03%) Oracle
14 27 (31.03%) Django
15 26 (29.89%) Ruby on Rails
15 26 (29.89%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (28.74%) DevOps
16 25 (28.74%) Windows
17 23 (26.44%) WebLogic

Open Source
Co-occurring 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 39 (44.83%) Confluence
2 23 (26.44%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.05%) Apache
4 3 (3.45%) JBoss
5 2 (2.30%) Drupal
5 2 (2.30%) SAS
5 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (21.84%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.29%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) SSL
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) BusinessObjects
2 20 (22.99%) Relational Database
3 12 (13.79%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.90%) MySQL
5 6 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.30%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.30%) Big Data
8 2 (2.30%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.30%) GIS
8 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.30%) HBase
8 2 (2.30%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.30%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 44 (50.57%) Git (software)
2 41 (47.13%) Jenkins
2 41 (47.13%) JIRA
3 22 (25.29%) JUnit
4 20 (22.99%) GitLab
4 20 (22.99%) Sonatype Nexus
4 20 (22.99%) Subversion
5 13 (14.94%) Selenium
6 4 (4.60%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.30%) ERwin
8 2 (2.30%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.30%) jMock
8 2 (2.30%) Mockito
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (2.30%) Toad
8 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.15%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Games
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (13.79%) Scala Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Azure DevOps
6 7 (8.05%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Product Manager
7 5 (5.75%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (3.45%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.08%) HTML
2 33 (37.93%) CSS
3 32 (36.78%) JSON
3 32 (36.78%) REST
4 30 (34.48%) HTML5
5 29 (33.33%) Play Framework
5 29 (33.33%) Spring
6 28 (32.18%) Ajax
7 27 (31.03%) CSS3
7 27 (31.03%) Django
8 26 (29.89%) Ruby on Rails
9 21 (24.14%) Guice
10 19 (21.84%) Software Packaging
11 16 (18.39%) RESTful
12 15 (17.24%) Spring MVC
13 7 (8.05%) SOAP
14 6 (6.90%) J2EE
15 5 (5.75%) Akka
15 5 (5.75%) Hibernate
15 5 (5.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.64%) User Experience
3 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.38%) Linux
2 28 (32.18%) Unix
3 25 (28.74%) Windows
4 20 (22.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (22.99%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.45%) Android
6 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.15%) HPUX
7 1 (1.15%) Solaris
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (80.46%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (36.78%) Configuration Management
4 29 (33.33%) Scrum
5 28 (32.18%) Test Automation
6 25 (28.74%) DevOps
7 20 (22.99%) Responsive Web Design
7 20 (22.99%) Web Design
8 19 (21.84%) User Stories
9 18 (20.69%) OWASP
10 17 (19.54%) Change Control
11 16 (18.39%) Service Design
12 15 (17.24%) MVC
13 11 (12.64%) Agile Project Management
13 11 (12.64%) Mentoring
13 11 (12.64%) Project Management
13 11 (12.64%) Service Delivery
13 11 (12.64%) TDD
14 10 (11.49%) Web Development
15 9 (10.34%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.23%) Scala
2 28 (32.18%) Java
2 28 (32.18%) Ruby
3 21 (24.14%) Python
4 19 (21.84%) PowerShell
5 16 (18.39%) C#
6 7 (8.05%) SQL
7 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) VB
8 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (2.30%) ISEB
4 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (21.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.90%) Docker
3 2 (2.30%) LXC
4 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (24.14%) Ansible
2 19 (21.84%) Dollar Universe
3 9 (10.34%) Puppet
4 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Oracle
2 21 (24.14%) Google
3 20 (22.99%) Red Hat
3 20 (22.99%) TIBCO
4 19 (21.84%) Atlassian
5 13 (14.94%) HP
6 3 (3.45%) webMethods
7 2 (2.30%) CA
7 2 (2.30%) Informatica
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.30%) Tableau
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco
8 1 (1.15%) F5
8 1 (1.15%) VMware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Pearson Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago