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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 47 26 50
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Contract jobs citing Open Source 25 50 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.93% 5.77% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 7.49% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 21
Average daily rate £350 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £411 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.09% +80.89%
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
695 668 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.38% 77.05% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 510 421
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.44 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £13.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 8 February 2016, 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 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 23 (58.97%) Java
2 23 (58.97%) CSS
2 23 (58.97%) Ruby
3 21 (53.85%) SQL
4 20 (51.28%) Linux
4 20 (51.28%) Migration
4 20 (51.28%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (51.28%) Ruby on Rails
4 20 (51.28%) MongoDB
5 19 (48.72%) Data Migration
5 19 (48.72%) Configuration Management
5 19 (48.72%) ETL
6 18 (46.15%) HTML
6 18 (46.15%) Unit Testing
6 18 (46.15%) NoSQL
6 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 18 (46.15%) Sass
6 18 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (43.59%) Python
8 16 (41.03%) JUnit
8 16 (41.03%) Scala
9 15 (38.46%) Visualisation
9 15 (38.46%) RSpec
9 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
9 15 (38.46%) Web Development
9 15 (38.46%) Subversion
9 15 (38.46%) Unix
9 15 (38.46%) HTTP
9 15 (38.46%) Mac OS X

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) Confluence
2 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) GitHub
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) DHCP
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) IPsec
2 2 (5.13%) IPv6
2 2 (5.13%) OpenVPN
2 2 (5.13%) OSPF
2 2 (5.13%) SSH
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) MongoDB
1 20 (51.28%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (46.15%) NoSQL
3 15 (38.46%) Relational Database
4 6 (15.38%) MySQL
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.13%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) JUnit
2 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 15 (38.46%) RSpec
2 15 (38.46%) Subversion
3 13 (33.33%) Capybara
3 13 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 13 (33.33%) git-flow
4 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.69%) JIRA
4 3 (7.69%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.13%) GitLab
6 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.56%) Gradle
6 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.56%) Selenium
6 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.56%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Ruby Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) DBA
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) MySQL DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Portal Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) CSS
2 20 (51.28%) Ruby on Rails
3 18 (46.15%) HTML
3 18 (46.15%) Sass
4 8 (20.51%) Web Services
5 4 (10.26%) Spring
6 3 (7.69%) J2EE
6 3 (7.69%) JAX-WS
6 3 (7.69%) JPA
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) JSP
6 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.69%) XHTML
6 3 (7.69%) XSLT
7 2 (5.13%) Dojo
7 2 (5.13%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (5.13%) MCollective
7 2 (5.13%) REST
8 1 (2.56%) ELK Stack
8 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) VLE
3 2 (5.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 15 (38.46%) Mac OS X
2 15 (38.46%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) CentOS
3 2 (5.13%) CoreOS
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) SmartOS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Migration
2 19 (48.72%) Configuration Management
2 19 (48.72%) Data Migration
2 19 (48.72%) ETL
3 18 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
3 18 (46.15%) Unit Testing
4 15 (38.46%) Web Design
4 15 (38.46%) Web Development
5 13 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.38%) DevOps
7 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) SDLC
8 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) TDD
9 2 (5.13%) Data Management
9 2 (5.13%) Logistics
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Optimisation
9 2 (5.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 23 (58.97%) Java
2 23 (58.97%) Ruby
3 21 (53.85%) SQL
4 17 (43.59%) Python
5 16 (41.03%) Scala
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) Haskell
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Btrfs
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
1 2 (5.13%) iptables
1 2 (5.13%) KVM
1 2 (5.13%) LXC
1 2 (5.13%) Snort
1 2 (5.13%) Squid
1 2 (5.13%) Varnish
1 2 (5.13%) vCloud
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Ansible
2 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) CFEngine
3 2 (5.13%) HAProxy
3 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.13%) Nessus
3 2 (5.13%) systemd
4 1 (2.56%) logstash
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) VMware
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.69%) Blackboard
4 2 (5.13%) Percona
4 2 (5.13%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.56%) BMC
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) Intel
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.56%) Splunk