Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 23 21
Rank change year-on-year -19 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 72 96 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.37% 7.90% 8.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.04% 9.27% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 98 181
North East median daily rate £500 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £315 £271 £313
90th Percentile £600 £615 £563
England median daily rate £525 £510 £480
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +12.50%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,192 1,036 2,247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 88.82% 85.27% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 699 1,549
North East median daily rate £413 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% -12.20%
10th Percentile £266 £244 £239
90th Percentile £574 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 36 98
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £23.50 £26.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.43% -11.45% +56.10%
10th Percentile £10.38 £9.63 £11.05
90th Percentile £45.15 £50.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +6.82%

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 2018. 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 -13 68 £500 +11.11% 5
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (48.61%) DevOps
3 32 (44.44%) Puppet
3 32 (44.44%) Linux
4 28 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 27 (37.50%) Java
6 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 24 (33.33%) Terraform
7 22 (30.56%) Software Engineering
8 20 (27.78%) Ansible
8 20 (27.78%) Jenkins
9 19 (26.39%) JIRA
9 19 (26.39%) SQL
9 19 (26.39%) Oracle
10 18 (25.00%) Python
10 18 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (25.00%) GitLab
11 17 (23.61%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (23.61%) Confluence
12 16 (22.22%) Windows
12 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
13 15 (20.83%) Node.js
13 15 (20.83%) Microservices
13 15 (20.83%) Docker
14 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
14 14 (19.44%) CentOS
14 14 (19.44%) Black Duck
15 13 (18.06%) Kubernetes
15 13 (18.06%) MongoDB
16 12 (16.67%) Cucumber

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 17 (23.61%) Confluence
2 4 (5.56%) Apache
2 4 (5.56%) JBoss
2 4 (5.56%) nginx
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.17%) SAS
4 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (12.50%) PaaS
3 9 (12.50%) SaaS
4 8 (11.11%) IaaS
5 7 (9.72%) Slack
6 5 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (6.94%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (6.94%) Amazon S3
6 5 (6.94%) Route 53
6 5 (6.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (5.56%) GitHub
7 4 (5.56%) Google Analytics
8 3 (4.17%) Datadog
9 2 (2.78%) Office 365
10 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) HTTP
2 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.56%) SSL
4 3 (4.17%) WAN
5 2 (2.78%) Firewall
5 2 (2.78%) LAN
5 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.39%) BGP
6 1 (1.39%) DHCP
6 1 (1.39%) DNS
6 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.39%) FTP
6 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.39%) Network Security
6 1 (1.39%) OSPF
6 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.39%) VPN
6 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) MongoDB
2 11 (15.28%) MySQL
3 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
4 8 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.56%) Big Data
7 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.56%) Sqoop
8 3 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.78%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.39%) Base SAS
10 1 (1.39%) DB2
10 1 (1.39%) KDB
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 19 (26.39%) JIRA
3 18 (25.00%) GitLab
4 12 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 11 (15.28%) Selenium
6 9 (12.50%) Gatling
6 9 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 9 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (6.94%) JUnit
7 5 (6.94%) MSTest
7 5 (6.94%) NCrunch
7 5 (6.94%) SonarQube
8 4 (5.56%) Ant
8 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.56%) Grunt
8 4 (5.56%) gulp
8 4 (5.56%) IntelliJ
8 4 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (5.56%) Sublime Text
9 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Electronics
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Server Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Server Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Server Support
6 5 (6.94%) Server Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) .NET Web Applications Developer
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
7 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) Node.js
2 12 (16.67%) XML
3 10 (13.89%) CSS
4 9 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (12.50%) REST
5 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.72%) .NET
7 6 (8.33%) J2EE
7 6 (8.33%) JSON
8 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.94%) LINQ
8 5 (6.94%) Play Framework
9 4 (5.56%) EJB
9 4 (5.56%) Gherkin
9 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.56%) HTML
9 4 (5.56%) J2SE
9 4 (5.56%) jQuery
9 4 (5.56%) Servlets
9 4 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (44.44%) Linux
2 16 (22.22%) Windows
3 14 (19.44%) CentOS
4 12 (16.67%) Unix
5 8 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) AIX
8 1 (1.39%) HPUX
8 1 (1.39%) MVS
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Solaris
8 1 (1.39%) VME
8 1 (1.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (48.61%) DevOps
3 28 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 22 (30.56%) Software Engineering
5 17 (23.61%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 15 (20.83%) Microservices
8 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (15.28%) OO
10 10 (13.89%) BDD
10 10 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (12.50%) Business Development
11 9 (12.50%) Coaching
11 9 (12.50%) Waterfall
12 8 (11.11%) Analytics
12 8 (11.11%) Test Scripting
13 7 (9.72%) Migration
13 7 (9.72%) TDD
14 5 (6.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (37.50%) Java
2 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.39%) SQL
4 18 (25.00%) Python
5 9 (12.50%) C#
6 8 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 8 (11.11%) Ruby
7 7 (9.72%) Scala
8 6 (8.33%) Perl
8 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.94%) Groovy
10 4 (5.56%) Haskell
11 3 (4.17%) C
12 2 (2.78%) C++
12 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) ISEB
3 4 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.17%) Degree
5 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.78%) CCNP
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CCDP
6 1 (1.39%) CCIE
6 1 (1.39%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) CISM
6 1 (1.39%) CISSP
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.39%) OCP
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.39%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) GDPR
2 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) Apache Flume
2 4 (5.56%) HDFS
3 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.78%) XenApp
4 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (44.44%) Puppet
2 24 (33.33%) Terraform
3 20 (27.78%) Ansible
4 13 (18.06%) Kubernetes
5 12 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (12.50%) Grafana
7 8 (11.11%) Packer
8 5 (6.94%) Nagios
8 5 (6.94%) Prometheus
8 5 (6.94%) Rancher
9 4 (5.56%) Kibana
10 3 (4.17%) vMotion
11 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (2.78%) SCCM
11 2 (2.78%) SCOM
11 2 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (2.78%) vCenter Server
11 2 (2.78%) ZABBIX
12 1 (1.39%) Data Guard
12 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Oracle
2 14 (19.44%) Black Duck
3 12 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.72%) Google
6 4 (5.56%) Adobe
6 4 (5.56%) HP
6 4 (5.56%) New Relic
6 4 (5.56%) Splunk
6 4 (5.56%) webMethods
7 3 (4.17%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.17%) BMC
7 3 (4.17%) EMC
7 3 (4.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco
8 2 (2.78%) VMware
9 1 (1.39%) CA
9 1 (1.39%) Informatica
9 1 (1.39%) Pega
9 1 (1.39%) Sybase