The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 34 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.36% 2.38% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 2.89% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £430 £544 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.91% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
Open Source
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
231 242 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.31% 82.31% 83.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 157 274
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 £430 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Xamarin