Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 16 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 72 94 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.50% 10.22% 9.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.35% 11.66% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 97 168
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £488 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -3.51%
10th Percentile £309 £270 £313
90th Percentile £600 £615 £556
North East median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 862 806 1,955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 89.79% 87.61% 88.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 580 1,397
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £390 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.41% +11.27% -13.99%
10th Percentile £281 £244 £240
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
North East median daily rate £408 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +8.67% +4.14% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 79
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.91% -36.36% +41.03%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.60 £13.80
90th Percentile £46.10 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £20.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year -30.86% -23.58% +55.88%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Tyne and Wear

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Tyne and Wear

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Tyne and Wear

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in Tyne and Wear

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 70 £500 +11.11% 4
Gateshead - 2 £413 - 1
Open Source
North East

For the 6 months to 16 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.78%) DevOps
3 36 (50.00%) Puppet
4 34 (47.22%) Linux
5 28 (38.89%) Java
5 28 (38.89%) Test Automation
6 26 (36.11%) Terraform
7 24 (33.33%) Ansible
7 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 22 (30.56%) Software Engineering
8 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
9 21 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (27.78%) Python
10 20 (27.78%) Configuration Management
11 19 (26.39%) Windows
11 19 (26.39%) JIRA
12 18 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (23.61%) Confluence
13 17 (23.61%) GitLab
13 17 (23.61%) SQL
14 16 (22.22%) Oracle
15 15 (20.83%) Node.js
15 15 (20.83%) Docker
16 14 (19.44%) Microservices
16 14 (19.44%) Kubernetes
16 14 (19.44%) Black Duck
16 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
16 14 (19.44%) CentOS
17 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (1.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Documentum
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 21 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.11%) PaaS
3 8 (11.11%) SaaS
4 7 (9.72%) IaaS
4 7 (9.72%) Slack
5 5 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (6.94%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (6.94%) Amazon S3
5 5 (6.94%) Datadog
5 5 (6.94%) Route 53
5 5 (6.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (5.56%) GitHub
6 4 (5.56%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.78%) Office 365
8 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%) DHCP
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%) DNS
6 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.39%) FTP
6 1 (1.39%) Internet
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 12 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 11 (15.28%) MySQL
3 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 8 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (5.56%) Big Data
8 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.56%) Sqoop
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.78%) Data Lake
11 1 (1.39%) Base SAS
11 1 (1.39%) DB2
11 1 (1.39%) KDB
11 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
2 19 (26.39%) JIRA
3 17 (23.61%) GitLab
4 10 (13.89%) Cucumber
5 9 (12.50%) Gatling
5 9 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 9 (12.50%) Selenium
5 9 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (6.94%) JUnit
6 5 (6.94%) MSTest
6 5 (6.94%) NCrunch
6 5 (6.94%) SonarQube
6 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
7 4 (5.56%) Ant
7 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.56%) Grunt
7 4 (5.56%) gulp
7 4 (5.56%) IntelliJ
7 4 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (5.56%) Sublime Text
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 20 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Analyst
3 8 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
5 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
5 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Server Support
5 4 (5.56%) Server Support Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) Node.js
2 11 (15.28%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (12.50%) CSS
3 9 (12.50%) REST
3 9 (12.50%) XML
4 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 7 (9.72%) .NET
6 6 (8.33%) J2EE
7 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.94%) JSON
7 5 (6.94%) LINQ
8 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.56%) EJB
8 4 (5.56%) Gherkin
8 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.56%) HTML5
8 4 (5.56%) J2SE
8 4 (5.56%) jQuery
8 4 (5.56%) Servlets
8 4 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.22%) Linux
2 19 (26.39%) 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 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.78%) DevOps
3 28 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 22 (30.56%) Software Engineering
5 20 (27.78%) Configuration Management
6 18 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (19.44%) Microservices
8 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (16.67%) BDD
9 12 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (15.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (15.28%) OO
11 10 (13.89%) Coaching
12 9 (12.50%) Business Development
12 9 (12.50%) Waterfall
13 8 (11.11%) Analytics
13 8 (11.11%) High Availability
13 8 (11.11%) Test Scripting
14 7 (9.72%) Migration
14 7 (9.72%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) Java
2 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (27.78%) Python
4 17 (23.61%) SQL
5 10 (13.89%) Bash Shell
5 10 (13.89%) C#
5 10 (13.89%) Ruby
6 8 (11.11%) Perl
7 6 (8.33%) Scala
7 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.94%) C
8 5 (6.94%) Groovy
8 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.56%) C++
9 4 (5.56%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) Degree
4 4 (5.56%) ISEB
4 4 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
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
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.39%) vSphere
5 1 (1.39%) XenApp
5 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (50.00%) Puppet
2 26 (36.11%) Terraform
3 24 (33.33%) Ansible
4 14 (19.44%) Kubernetes
5 13 (18.06%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (13.89%) Packer
7 9 (12.50%) Grafana
8 7 (9.72%) Nagios
9 5 (6.94%) Prometheus
9 5 (6.94%) Rancher
10 4 (5.56%) Kibana
11 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (2.78%) vMotion
11 2 (2.78%) ZABBIX
12 1 (1.39%) Data Guard
12 1 (1.39%) HP SIM
12 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (1.39%) SCCM
12 1 (1.39%) SCOM
12 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Oracle
2 14 (19.44%) Black Duck
3 12 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.72%) Google
6 6 (8.33%) New Relic
6 6 (8.33%) Splunk
7 4 (5.56%) Adobe
7 4 (5.56%) webMethods
8 3 (4.17%) HP
8 3 (4.17%) SAP
8 3 (4.17%) VMware
9 2 (2.78%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.78%) BMC
9 2 (2.78%) Cisco
9 2 (2.78%) EMC
10 1 (1.39%) Citrix
10 1 (1.39%) F5
10 1 (1.39%) Ivanti
10 1 (1.39%) Sybase