The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.30% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
Open Source
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Miscellaneous Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
71 76 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 29.83% 29.92% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 8
Average daily rate £363 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Basingstoke region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) DV Cleared
3 13 (65.00%) Linux
4 11 (55.00%) OpenStack
5 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) MySQL
7 7 (35.00%) Ruby
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (30.00%) VMware
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
9 5 (25.00%) Windows
9 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 4 (20.00%) Python
10 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (20.00%) Borland
10 4 (20.00%) StarTeam
11 3 (15.00%) Checkstyle
11 3 (15.00%) JIRA
11 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (15.00%) SCCM
11 3 (15.00%) Subversion
11 3 (15.00%) RHCA
11 3 (15.00%) Maven
11 3 (15.00%) NetApp

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (55.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) StarTeam
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) Checkstyle
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) NetBeans
3 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) BitKeeper
4 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.00%) Bazaar
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) Coaching
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) RUP
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Ruby
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VBScript
4 3 (15.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) RHCA
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) RHCE
4 3 (15.00%) RHCSA
5 2 (10.00%) CISSP
6 1 (5.00%) PMP
6 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) Borland
6 3 (15.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu