The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 41 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 24 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.22% 0.55% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 0.73% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Median daily rate £496 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-19.00% -54.78%
Open Source
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
574 551 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.94% 76.42% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 353 322
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £10.59 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) Java
3 18 (58.06%) JSON
4 15 (48.39%) JBoss
4 15 (48.39%) RESTful
4 15 (48.39%) Apache ServiceMix
4 15 (48.39%) DevOps
4 15 (48.39%) MuleSoft
4 15 (48.39%) API Development
5 14 (45.16%) OO
6 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
6 13 (41.94%) Release Management
6 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (38.71%) Mule
8 7 (22.58%) IMAP
8 7 (22.58%) OpenLDAP
8 7 (22.58%) Proofpoint
8 7 (22.58%) Apache
8 7 (22.58%) SMTP
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
9 6 (19.35%) Unix
9 6 (19.35%) SSL
9 6 (19.35%) PKI
9 6 (19.35%) Sendmail
9 6 (19.35%) WSO2
10 5 (16.13%) TDD
10 5 (16.13%) Python
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) CSS
11 4 (12.90%) S/MIME

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 15 (48.39%) Apache ServiceMix
1 15 (48.39%) JBoss
2 12 (38.71%) Mule
3 7 (22.58%) Apache
4 3 (9.68%) Mule ESB
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.45%) MindAlign
5 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.23%) CMS
6 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) IMAP
1 7 (22.58%) OpenLDAP
1 7 (22.58%) SMTP
2 6 (19.35%) SSL
3 4 (12.90%) Internet
3 4 (12.90%) S/MIME
4 3 (9.68%) HTTP
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) NUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.23%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) MuleSoft Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) MuleSoft Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Django Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Messaging Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) JSON
2 15 (48.39%) RESTful
3 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 3 (9.68%) Celery
5 3 (9.68%) Django
5 3 (9.68%) Flask
5 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) REST
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.45%) CSS3
6 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5
6 2 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (6.45%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (6.45%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Unix
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) CentOS
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
3 2 (6.45%) SUSE
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) API Development
2 15 (48.39%) DevOps
3 14 (45.16%) OO
4 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
4 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (41.94%) Release Management
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Internal Audit
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Open Source Development
7 2 (6.45%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) MuleSoft
2 7 (22.58%) Proofpoint
3 6 (19.35%) WSO2
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Zend
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