The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 22 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.37% 2.90% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 3.54% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £314 £300 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -31.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
150 198 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 72.12% 82.16% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 115 79
Median daily rate £314 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £274 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £82.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Docker
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VB
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle