Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 18 51
Rank change year-on-year -3 +33 -22
Contract jobs citing Open Source 102 92 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.55% 9.29% 5.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.06% 10.35% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 64 70
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £425 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -13.71% +40.71%
10th Percentile £318 £325 £285
90th Percentile £638 £528 £751
North East median daily rate £400 £425 £498
% change year-on-year -5.88% -14.57% +42.14%
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 922 889 1,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.33% 89.80% 88.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 599 1,216
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £378 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +14.39% -8.09%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
North East median daily rate £390 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% -7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 68
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.00 £33.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.83% +18.75% +107.41%
10th Percentile £9.51 £10.99 £14.60
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £15.18 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -49.40% +7.14% +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 June 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 June 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 0 102 £400 -5.88% 8
Open Source
North East

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 64 (62.75%) Linux
2 59 (57.84%) DevOps
3 53 (51.96%) Windows
4 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (45.10%) PowerShell
6 45 (44.12%) Configuration Management
6 45 (44.12%) Java
6 45 (44.12%) Ansible
7 44 (43.14%) C
8 43 (42.16%) Microsoft Azure
8 43 (42.16%) Puppet
9 42 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
10 41 (40.20%) Data Centre
11 38 (37.25%) High Availability
12 36 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (32.35%) Jenkins
14 33 (32.35%) Terraform
15 32 (31.37%) New Relic
15 32 (31.37%) Datadog
15 32 (31.37%) Splunk
15 32 (31.37%) BDD
15 32 (31.37%) Nagios
16 31 (30.39%) ITIL
16 31 (30.39%) Ruby
16 31 (30.39%) Elastic Stack
17 30 (29.41%) Bash Shell
17 30 (29.41%) Test Automation
17 30 (29.41%) Python
17 30 (29.41%) C++

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 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.90%) Apache
2 5 (4.90%) Confluence
3 4 (3.92%) IIS
3 4 (3.92%) Jetty
3 4 (3.92%) Mongrel
3 4 (3.92%) nginx
3 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.96%) FileNet
5 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (42.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (31.37%) Datadog
4 29 (28.43%) PaaS
5 27 (26.47%) SaaS
6 24 (23.53%) IaaS
7 4 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (3.92%) Google App Engine
7 4 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.98%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) DHCP
2 7 (6.86%) DNS
2 7 (6.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.92%) FTP
3 4 (3.92%) HTTP
3 4 (3.92%) IPsec
3 4 (3.92%) Network Security
3 4 (3.92%) SMS
3 4 (3.92%) SSL
4 3 (2.94%) BGP
4 3 (2.94%) Firewall
4 3 (2.94%) IP Telephony
4 3 (2.94%) OSPF
4 3 (2.94%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.94%) VPN
4 3 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.92%) MySQL
4 3 (2.94%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.96%) Big Data
5 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.96%) HBase
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.98%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.98%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 33 (32.35%) Jenkins
2 28 (27.45%) TeamCity
3 8 (7.84%) JIRA
4 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.92%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.98%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.98%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.98%) ERwin
6 1 (0.98%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.98%) JMeter
6 1 (0.98%) JUnit
6 1 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.98%) Protractor
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 10 (9.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.94%) Legal
3 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (25.49%) Analyst
3 14 (13.73%) Architect
4 13 (12.75%) Operations Analyst
5 8 (7.84%) Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Operational Support Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Operations Support Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.90%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (4.90%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Junior
7 5 (4.90%) Junior DevOps
7 5 (4.90%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.39%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (13.73%) ISPF
3 8 (7.84%) Node.js
4 6 (5.88%) REST
5 5 (4.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.92%) .NET
6 4 (3.92%) J2EE
6 4 (3.92%) Servlets
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (2.94%) Web Services
8 1 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.98%) Kafka
8 1 (0.98%) Middleware
8 1 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.98%) Spring
8 1 (0.98%) Spring Batch
8 1 (0.98%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.98%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 41 (40.20%) Data Centre
2 34 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (26.47%) Management Information System
4 14 (13.73%) VSAM
5 6 (5.88%) User Experience
6 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.94%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.94%) Social Media
7 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Blog
8 1 (0.98%) CESG
8 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.98%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 64 (62.75%) Linux
2 53 (51.96%) Windows
3 26 (25.49%) Unix
4 22 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (19.61%) VMS
6 19 (18.63%) AIX
7 16 (15.69%) HPUX
7 16 (15.69%) Solaris
8 15 (14.71%) MVS
8 15 (14.71%) Windows 2000 Server
8 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
9 14 (13.73%) VME
10 3 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.84%) DevOps
2 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (44.12%) Configuration Management
4 38 (37.25%) High Availability
5 36 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (31.37%) BDD
7 31 (30.39%) ITIL
8 30 (29.41%) Data Management
8 30 (29.41%) Test Automation
9 26 (25.49%) Change Management
9 26 (25.49%) Service Management
10 25 (24.51%) ITIL V3
11 20 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (13.73%) Mentoring
12 14 (13.73%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (11.76%) SFIA
14 9 (8.82%) User Stories
15 8 (7.84%) Coaching
15 8 (7.84%) Problem Management
15 8 (7.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.10%) PowerShell
2 45 (44.12%) Java
3 44 (43.14%) C
4 31 (30.39%) Ruby
5 30 (29.41%) Bash Shell
5 30 (29.41%) C++
5 30 (29.41%) Perl
5 30 (29.41%) Python
6 20 (19.61%) Shell Script
7 14 (13.73%) JCL
8 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.96%) PHP
9 2 (1.96%) SQL
10 1 (0.98%) C#
10 1 (0.98%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 19 (18.63%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.69%) Degree
4 4 (3.92%) CISSP
5 3 (2.94%) CCDP
5 3 (2.94%) CCIE
5 3 (2.94%) CCNP
5 3 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.94%) CISM
5 3 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.94%) OCP
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.98%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.98%) IISP
7 1 (0.98%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (24.51%) Docker
2 16 (15.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 14 (13.73%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 14 (13.73%) RACF
4 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.92%) Xen
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (44.12%) Ansible
2 43 (42.16%) Puppet
3 33 (32.35%) Terraform
4 32 (31.37%) Nagios
5 28 (27.45%) Packer
6 24 (23.53%) Kubernetes
7 17 (16.67%) Tivoli
8 14 (13.73%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 12 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (2.94%) Data Guard
10 3 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.98%) Grafana
11 1 (0.98%) Graylog
11 1 (0.98%) Kibana
11 1 (0.98%) logstash
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) New Relic
1 32 (31.37%) Splunk
2 23 (22.55%) ServiceNow
3 22 (21.57%) Red Hat
4 17 (16.67%) HP
5 16 (15.69%) BMC
6 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.86%) Oracle
7 5 (4.90%) VMware
8 4 (3.92%) Google
9 3 (2.94%) Cisco
10 1 (0.98%) CA
10 1 (0.98%) Citrix
10 1 (0.98%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.98%) ICL
10 1 (0.98%) Informatica
10 1 (0.98%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.98%) SAP
10 1 (0.98%) Tableau