The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 26 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 47 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.11% 0.65% 2.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.86% 2.53% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 12
Average daily rate
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£438 £555 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% +70.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £519 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £591 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
Open Source
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
215 158 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.37% 25.77% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 109 145
Average daily rate £360 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £474 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -60.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £35.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 Miscellaneous 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.67%) Finance
3 25 (33.33%) PHP
4 21 (28.00%) Scrum
5 19 (25.33%) MySQL
6 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 17 (22.67%) LAMP
7 17 (22.67%) Web Services
8 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
9 15 (20.00%) Linux
9 15 (20.00%) Oracle
9 15 (20.00%) Java
9 15 (20.00%) Selenium
10 14 (18.67%) WATIR
10 14 (18.67%) Performance Testing
10 14 (18.67%) JMeter
10 14 (18.67%) WebDriver
11 13 (17.33%) JavaScript
12 11 (14.67%) Load Balancing
12 11 (14.67%) Puppet
12 11 (14.67%) DevOps
13 10 (13.33%) Percona
13 10 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (13.33%) nginx
13 10 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (13.33%) Amazon S3
13 10 (13.33%) CentOS
13 10 (13.33%) Cacti
13 10 (13.33%) Ruby

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (13.33%) nginx
1 10 (13.33%) Apache
2 8 (10.67%) Drupal
3 3 (4.00%) Magnolia
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.33%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (13.33%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.00%) SaaS
2 3 (4.00%) PaaS
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) LDAP
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
1 3 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.67%) PPP
3 1 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) MySQL
2 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.00%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Selenium
2 14 (18.67%) WATIR
2 14 (18.67%) JMeter
2 14 (18.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.67%) JIRA
3 2 (2.67%) JUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Publishing
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) Architect
2 14 (18.67%) Tester
3 12 (16.00%) PHP Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 8 (10.67%) Technical Tester
6 8 (10.67%) Senior Manager
7 7 (9.33%) Lead Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Technical Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 6 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
9 5 (6.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Data Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) LAMP
1 17 (22.67%) Web Services
2 7 (9.33%) HTML
2 7 (9.33%) jQuery
2 7 (9.33%) Java EE
3 5 (6.67%) J2EE
3 5 (6.67%) Ajax
3 5 (6.67%) HTML5
4 4 (5.33%) JSON
4 4 (5.33%) XML
5 3 (4.00%) Middleware
6 2 (2.67%) CSS3
6 2 (2.67%) Zend Framework
6 2 (2.67%) CSS
7 1 (1.33%) XSD
7 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.33%) Spring
7 1 (1.33%) jBPM
7 1 (1.33%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) Taxonomies
3 3 (4.00%) Mashup
3 3 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (13.33%) CentOS
2 10 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) Scrum
3 14 (18.67%) Performance Testing
4 11 (14.67%) Load Balancing
4 11 (14.67%) DevOps
5 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 9 (12.00%) Project Management
6 9 (12.00%) Migration
7 6 (8.00%) SOA
8 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.67%) UML
8 5 (6.67%) Content Management
8 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.33%) Network Management
9 4 (5.33%) Information Security
9 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.33%) B2B
10 3 (4.00%) ITIL
10 3 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) PHP
2 15 (20.00%) Java
3 13 (17.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.33%) Ruby
4 10 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (2.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) HND
4 1 (1.33%) CCIE
4 1 (1.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.33%) CCNA
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Puppet
2 10 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (13.33%) Cacti
2 10 (13.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle
2 10 (13.33%) Percona
2 10 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.00%) Zend
4 3 (4.00%) Sun
4 3 (4.00%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.33%) JBoss
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco
5 1 (1.33%) Juniper
5 1 (1.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.33%) F5
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