Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 28 53
Rank change year-on-year +9 +25 -35
Contract jobs citing Open Source 97 63 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.57% 6.86% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.99% 7.85% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 106
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £420 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £276 £310 £325
90th Percentile £600 £694 £610
North East median daily rate £420 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -16.00% +5.26% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 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 809 803 2,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.13% 87.38% 89.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 554 1,547
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.21% -18.63%
10th Percentile £260 £257 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £370 £330
% change year-on-year +8.11% +12.12% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 114
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.25 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.50% +7.14% +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.35 £14.60
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.63 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.75 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% -1.79% +86.67%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +12 97 £420 -16.00% 6
Open Source
North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 68 (70.10%) DevOps
2 54 (55.67%) Linux
2 54 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (54.64%) Ansible
4 52 (53.61%) Puppet
5 51 (52.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 51 (52.58%) Java
6 47 (48.45%) Amazon AWS
7 44 (45.36%) Configuration Management
7 44 (45.36%) Data Centre
8 43 (44.33%) Windows
9 42 (43.30%) High Availability
10 39 (40.21%) Terraform
11 37 (38.14%) Python
11 37 (38.14%) Test Automation
12 36 (37.11%) Bash Shell
12 36 (37.11%) Nagios
13 35 (36.08%) Jenkins
13 35 (36.08%) Splunk
13 35 (36.08%) New Relic
14 34 (35.05%) Datadog
14 34 (35.05%) Ruby
15 33 (34.02%) PowerShell
15 33 (34.02%) C
15 33 (34.02%) Elastic Stack
16 32 (32.99%) C++
16 32 (32.99%) Perl
16 32 (32.99%) BDD
17 30 (30.93%) TeamCity
17 30 (30.93%) Packer

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 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.12%) Confluence
3 1 (1.03%) Apache
3 1 (1.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) Jetty
3 1 (1.03%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.03%) nginx
3 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (52.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (48.45%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (35.05%) Datadog
4 9 (9.28%) PaaS
5 7 (7.22%) SaaS
6 5 (5.15%) IaaS
7 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.03%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) DHCP
1 4 (4.12%) WAN
2 3 (3.09%) DNS
2 3 (3.09%) Firewall
2 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.06%) BGP
3 2 (2.06%) FTP
3 2 (2.06%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.06%) LAN
3 2 (2.06%) Network Security
3 2 (2.06%) OSPF
3 2 (2.06%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.06%) VPN
3 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.03%) HTTP
4 1 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.03%) IPsec
4 1 (1.03%) SSL
4 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.25%) MySQL
3 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.03%) DB2
7 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.03%) HBase
7 1 (1.03%) KDB
7 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (36.08%) Jenkins
2 30 (30.93%) TeamCity
3 8 (8.25%) JIRA
4 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.19%) GitLab
5 5 (5.15%) MSTest
5 5 (5.15%) NCrunch
6 4 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.06%) JMeter
8 1 (1.03%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.03%) Burp Suite
8 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.03%) Gatling
8 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.03%) NUnit
8 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.03%) Protractor
8 1 (1.03%) Selenium
8 1 (1.03%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Legal
2 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Electronics
3 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) Marketing
3 2 (2.06%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (43.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (20.62%) Architect
3 17 (17.53%) Developer
4 8 (8.25%) Technical Architect
5 7 (7.22%) Junior
5 7 (7.22%) Open Source Architect
5 7 (7.22%) Open Source Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) DBA
6 6 (6.19%) Junior DevOps
6 6 (6.19%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared DBA
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) .NET Web Applications Developer
8 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
8 4 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.12%) C# Web Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.02%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (10.31%) Node.js
3 9 (9.28%) REST
4 8 (8.25%) AngularJS
5 7 (7.22%) .NET
6 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.15%) CSS
6 5 (5.15%) LINQ
7 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (3.09%) J2EE
9 2 (2.06%) jBPM
9 2 (2.06%) JDBC
9 2 (2.06%) Middleware
9 2 (2.06%) RESTful
10 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.03%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.03%) Servlets
10 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (45.36%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) User Experience
4 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.09%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.09%) Social Media
6 2 (2.06%) Clustering
6 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.03%) Blog
7 1 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 54 (55.67%) Linux
2 43 (44.33%) Windows
3 9 (9.28%) Unix
4 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.12%) AIX
5 4 (4.12%) CentOS
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.06%) VME
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) HPUX
7 1 (1.03%) MVS
7 1 (1.03%) Solaris
7 1 (1.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (70.10%) DevOps
2 54 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (45.36%) Configuration Management
4 42 (43.30%) High Availability
5 37 (38.14%) Test Automation
6 32 (32.99%) BDD
7 20 (20.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (15.46%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (12.37%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (11.34%) Mentoring
11 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
12 9 (9.28%) OO
12 9 (9.28%) TOGAF
13 8 (8.25%) ITIL
13 8 (8.25%) Migration
13 8 (8.25%) Open Source Development
14 6 (6.19%) Analytical Thinking
14 6 (6.19%) Creative Thinking
14 6 (6.19%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.58%) Java
2 37 (38.14%) Python
3 36 (37.11%) Bash Shell
4 34 (35.05%) Ruby
5 33 (34.02%) C
5 33 (34.02%) PowerShell
6 32 (32.99%) C++
6 32 (32.99%) Perl
7 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.28%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.19%) C#
10 3 (3.09%) SQL
11 2 (2.06%) PHP
11 2 (2.06%) Scala
12 1 (1.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 23 (23.71%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.59%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.46%) Degree
4 4 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.12%) OCP
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (3.09%) CCNP
5 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.06%) CCDP
6 2 (2.06%) CCIE
6 2 (2.06%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.06%) CISM
6 2 (2.06%) CISSP
6 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.03%) CCNA
7 1 (1.03%) ISEB
7 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (27.84%) Docker
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.03%) vSphere
6 1 (1.03%) Xen
6 1 (1.03%) XenApp
6 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 53 (54.64%) Ansible
2 52 (53.61%) Puppet
3 39 (40.21%) Terraform
4 36 (37.11%) Nagios
5 30 (30.93%) Kubernetes
5 30 (30.93%) Packer
6 15 (15.46%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.12%) Data Guard
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.06%) vMotion
9 1 (1.03%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.03%) SCCM
9 1 (1.03%) SCOM
9 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.03%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (36.08%) New Relic
1 35 (36.08%) Splunk
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle
3 9 (9.28%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.12%) Black Duck
4 4 (4.12%) HP
4 4 (4.12%) SAP
4 4 (4.12%) VMware
5 3 (3.09%) Cisco
6 2 (2.06%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.06%) BMC
6 2 (2.06%) EMC
6 2 (2.06%) Google
7 1 (1.03%) Citrix
7 1 (1.03%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.03%) ICL
7 1 (1.03%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.03%) Meraki
7 1 (1.03%) Sybase