Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 32 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 -22
Contract jobs citing Open Source 101 78 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 8.33% 6.37% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.57% 7.53% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 79 135
North East median daily rate £475 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +1.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £338 £310 £325
90th Percentile £600 £620 £611
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £44.00
% change year-on-year -9.68% -11.93% -2.22%

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 1,055 1,036 2,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 86.97% 84.64% 87.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 678 1,721
North East median daily rate £403 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.27% +4.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 120
North East median hourly rate £12.00 £28.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.89% +1.79% +81.08%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.10 £11.05
90th Percentile £27.85 £47.50 £36.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +3 98 £463 -6.57% 10
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 64 (63.37%) DevOps
2 55 (54.46%) Linux
3 54 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (52.48%) Puppet
5 48 (47.52%) Java
6 47 (46.53%) Ansible
7 43 (42.57%) Terraform
8 39 (38.61%) Amazon AWS
9 37 (36.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 37 (36.63%) Test Automation
9 37 (36.63%) Configuration Management
9 37 (36.63%) Jenkins
10 33 (32.67%) Windows
11 31 (30.69%) Python
12 29 (28.71%) Data Centre
13 28 (27.72%) High Availability
14 27 (26.73%) Docker
14 27 (26.73%) Kubernetes
15 26 (25.74%) Packer
16 25 (24.75%) BDD
17 24 (23.76%) Bash Shell
17 24 (23.76%) Elastic Stack
17 24 (23.76%) Software Engineering
18 23 (22.77%) Ruby
19 22 (21.78%) TeamCity
19 22 (21.78%) JavaScript
19 22 (21.78%) Nagios
20 21 (20.79%) New Relic
20 21 (20.79%) Splunk
21 20 (19.80%) Datadog

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 9 (8.91%) Confluence
2 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.97%) Apache
3 3 (2.97%) nginx
3 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.98%) JBoss
4 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) CMS
5 1 (0.99%) Documentum
5 1 (0.99%) IIS
5 1 (0.99%) Jetty
5 1 (0.99%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (38.61%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (36.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (19.80%) Datadog
4 9 (8.91%) PaaS
5 7 (6.93%) SaaS
6 6 (5.94%) IaaS
6 6 (5.94%) Slack
7 5 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (3.96%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (3.96%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.96%) Route 53
8 4 (3.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.98%) GitHub
9 2 (1.98%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.99%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) HTTP
2 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.97%) DHCP
3 3 (2.97%) SSL
3 3 (2.97%) WAN
4 2 (1.98%) DNS
4 2 (1.98%) Firewall
4 2 (1.98%) FTP
4 2 (1.98%) LAN
4 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.99%) BGP
5 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.99%) Internet
5 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.99%) IPsec
5 1 (0.99%) Network Security
5 1 (0.99%) OSPF
5 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.99%) VPN
5 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) Amazon Redshift
2 13 (12.87%) MySQL
3 11 (10.89%) MongoDB
4 10 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.99%) Big Data
9 1 (0.99%) DB2
9 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.99%) HBase
9 1 (0.99%) KDB
9 1 (0.99%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 37 (36.63%) Jenkins
2 22 (21.78%) TeamCity
3 17 (16.83%) GitLab
4 14 (13.86%) JIRA
5 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
6 9 (8.91%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.95%) MSTest
7 5 (4.95%) NCrunch
8 4 (3.96%) Selenium
8 4 (3.96%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.97%) Gatling
9 3 (2.97%) JUnit
10 2 (1.98%) Ant
10 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.98%) Grunt
10 2 (1.98%) gulp
10 2 (1.98%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.98%) JMeter
10 2 (1.98%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (4.95%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Legal
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) Electronics
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (35.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (20.79%) Architect
3 18 (17.82%) Developer
4 9 (8.91%) Technical Architect
5 7 (6.93%) Open Source Architect
5 7 (6.93%) Open Source Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) DBA
6 6 (5.94%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared DBA
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Server Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Support Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Server Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Server Support
7 5 (4.95%) Server Support Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.76%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (17.82%) Node.js
3 12 (11.88%) REST
4 10 (9.90%) AngularJS
5 8 (7.92%) .NET
5 8 (7.92%) CSS
6 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.95%) J2EE
6 5 (4.95%) LINQ
7 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.96%) JSON
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 4 (3.96%) XML
8 3 (2.97%) Middleware
8 3 (2.97%) Play Framework
8 3 (2.97%) Servlets
9 2 (1.98%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.98%) jBPM
9 2 (1.98%) SOAP
9 2 (1.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) Social Media
4 3 (2.97%) User Experience
5 2 (1.98%) Clustering
5 2 (1.98%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Blog
6 1 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) NHS
6 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 55 (54.46%) Linux
2 33 (32.67%) Windows
3 13 (12.87%) CentOS
4 9 (8.91%) Unix
5 7 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.98%) VME
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) AIX
8 1 (0.99%) HPUX
8 1 (0.99%) MVS
8 1 (0.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (63.37%) DevOps
2 54 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (36.63%) Configuration Management
3 37 (36.63%) Test Automation
4 28 (27.72%) High Availability
5 25 (24.75%) BDD
6 24 (23.76%) Software Engineering
7 17 (16.83%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (13.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (12.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (12.87%) Microservices
10 11 (10.89%) Coaching
10 11 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.89%) Mentoring
10 11 (10.89%) OO
10 11 (10.89%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (8.91%) Business Development
11 9 (8.91%) Migration
11 9 (8.91%) TOGAF
11 9 (8.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.52%) Java
2 31 (30.69%) Python
3 24 (23.76%) Bash Shell
4 23 (22.77%) Ruby
5 22 (21.78%) JavaScript
6 20 (19.80%) Perl
7 19 (18.81%) C
7 19 (18.81%) PowerShell
8 18 (17.82%) C++
9 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
10 8 (7.92%) C#
11 7 (6.93%) SQL
12 5 (4.95%) Scala
13 3 (2.97%) Groovy
14 2 (1.98%) Haskell
14 2 (1.98%) PHP
15 1 (0.99%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.85%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.90%) Degree
4 4 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.96%) OCP
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.98%) CCNP
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.99%) CCDP
6 1 (0.99%) CCIE
6 1 (0.99%) CCNA
6 1 (0.99%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.99%) CISM
6 1 (0.99%) CISSP
6 1 (0.99%) ISEB
6 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.99%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (26.73%) Docker
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.98%) XenApp
5 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.99%) HDFS
6 1 (0.99%) vSphere
6 1 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (52.48%) Puppet
2 47 (46.53%) Ansible
3 43 (42.57%) Terraform
4 27 (26.73%) Kubernetes
5 26 (25.74%) Packer
6 22 (21.78%) Nagios
7 17 (16.83%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (5.94%) Grafana
9 4 (3.96%) Data Guard
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Prometheus
9 4 (3.96%) Rancher
10 3 (2.97%) vMotion
11 2 (1.98%) Kibana
11 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (1.98%) SCCM
11 2 (1.98%) SCOM
11 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (1.98%) vCenter Server
11 2 (1.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) New Relic
1 21 (20.79%) Splunk
2 13 (12.87%) Black Duck
3 12 (11.88%) Red Hat
4 11 (10.89%) Oracle
5 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.95%) HP
7 4 (3.96%) Google
7 4 (3.96%) SAP
7 4 (3.96%) VMware
8 3 (2.97%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.97%) BMC
8 3 (2.97%) EMC
9 2 (1.98%) Adobe
9 2 (1.98%) Cisco
9 2 (1.98%) webMethods
10 1 (0.99%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.99%) ICL
10 1 (0.99%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.99%) Pega