The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 48 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 28 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.10% 3.79% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 4.85% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 4
Average daily rate
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£463 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £570 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +11.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
Open Source
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
697 618 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.10% 78.13% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 459 270
Average daily rate £398 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £17.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.28% -52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.20 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Bristol region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Linux
3 22 (42.31%) Web Services
3 22 (42.31%) Configuration Management
4 19 (36.54%) Java
4 19 (36.54%) Puppet
5 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
6 17 (32.69%) Scrum
7 15 (28.85%) Mobile App
8 13 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 13 (25.00%) VMware
8 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (25.00%) DevOps
8 13 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 12 (23.08%) Ansible
9 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 12 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (19.23%) TDD
10 10 (19.23%) HTML
11 9 (17.31%) CSS
11 9 (17.31%) HTTP
11 9 (17.31%) User Experience
12 8 (15.38%) SOA
13 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
13 7 (13.46%) SQL
13 7 (13.46%) MySQL
13 7 (13.46%) SSL
14 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (7.69%) Drupal
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.92%) ArcSDE
3 1 (1.92%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.92%) nginx
3 1 (1.92%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) HTTP
2 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.46%) SSL
3 2 (3.85%) SSH
4 1 (1.92%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.92%) IPv6
4 1 (1.92%) OSPF
4 1 (1.92%) Telnet
4 1 (1.92%) IPsec
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) MySQL
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) MS Access
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.69%) SQLite
4 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) RSpec
4 1 (1.92%) GitLab
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
1 2 (3.85%) Law
1 2 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Web Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) DBA
6 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Android Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Programmer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.85%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.85%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (42.31%) Web Services
2 10 (19.23%) HTML
3 9 (17.31%) CSS
4 6 (11.54%) .NET
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (5.77%) Ajax
6 2 (3.85%) HTML5
6 2 (3.85%) REST
6 2 (3.85%) jQuery
7 1 (1.92%) CSS3
7 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.92%) MCollective
7 1 (1.92%) BSON
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.92%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.92%) XML
7 1 (1.92%) JDBC
7 1 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Mobile App
2 9 (17.31%) User Experience
3 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Replication
4 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Linux
2 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.69%) Android
4 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) SmartOS
5 1 (1.92%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.92%) UNIX
5 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Configuration Management
3 17 (32.69%) Scrum
4 13 (25.00%) DevOps
5 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.23%) TDD
7 8 (15.38%) SOA
8 6 (11.54%) V-Model
8 6 (11.54%) Office Automation
8 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.62%) User Stories
9 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Usability Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Android Development
11 3 (5.77%) iOS Development
11 3 (5.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) VB.NET
3 6 (11.54%) VBA
4 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
6 2 (3.85%) PHP5
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Snort
1 1 (1.92%) Squid
1 1 (1.92%) Varnish
1 1 (1.92%) vCloud
1 1 (1.92%) KVM
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
1 1 (1.92%) LXC
1 1 (1.92%) iptables
1 1 (1.92%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 19 (36.54%) Puppet
2 12 (23.08%) Ansible
2 12 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.92%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.92%) logstash
3 1 (1.92%) systemd
3 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.92%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.92%) Nessus
3 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.92%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Percona
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) BMC
4 1 (1.92%) CA
4 1 (1.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.92%) Splunk
4 1 (1.92%) ESRI