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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 44 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 28 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.28% 2.87% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 3.65% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £369 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £230 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +77.50%
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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
663 658 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.63% 78.80% 66.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 466 193
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 6
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £16.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 53 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.66%) Java
3 21 (29.58%) Scrum
3 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
4 19 (26.76%) Linux
5 17 (23.94%) Web Services
6 16 (22.54%) SQL
7 15 (21.13%) HTML
7 15 (21.13%) PHP
7 15 (21.13%) Configuration Management
8 13 (18.31%) Puppet
9 12 (16.90%) Mobile App
9 12 (16.90%) User Experience
9 12 (16.90%) TDD
10 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
11 10 (14.08%) CSS
11 10 (14.08%) VMware
11 10 (14.08%) User Stories
11 10 (14.08%) Waterfall
11 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
12 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
12 9 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 9 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (12.68%) DevOps
12 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
12 9 (12.68%) MS Access

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (5.63%) Drupal
2 1 (1.41%) Liferay
2 1 (1.41%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.41%) ArcSDE
2 1 (1.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) HTTP
2 4 (5.63%) SSL
2 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) SMTP
3 1 (1.41%) SSH
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (12.68%) MS Access
2 9 (12.68%) MySQL
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.63%) SQLite
5 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
1 9 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.04%) Selenium
4 3 (4.23%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.82%) JMeter
5 2 (2.82%) Maven
5 2 (2.82%) WATIR
5 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.41%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
1 5 (7.04%) Law
2 2 (2.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Architect
3 10 (14.08%) PHP Developer
4 8 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Programmer
6 5 (7.04%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Android Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Web Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Applications Architect
9 2 (2.82%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.82%) DBA
9 2 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) Web Services
2 15 (21.13%) HTML
3 10 (14.08%) CSS
4 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.68%) .NET
5 7 (9.86%) J2EE
6 6 (8.45%) RESTful
7 5 (7.04%) HTML5
8 2 (2.82%) Ajax
8 2 (2.82%) SOAP
8 2 (2.82%) XML
8 2 (2.82%) Middleware
8 2 (2.82%) BSON
8 2 (2.82%) jQuery
8 2 (2.82%) Zend Framework
8 2 (2.82%) JSON
8 2 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Mobile App
1 12 (16.90%) User Experience
2 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Android
4 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.82%) UNIX
5 2 (2.82%) Windows
6 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) Scrum
3 15 (21.13%) Configuration Management
4 12 (16.90%) TDD
5 10 (14.08%) User Stories
5 10 (14.08%) Waterfall
5 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.68%) DevOps
7 8 (11.27%) V-Model
8 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.86%) OO
8 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
10 5 (7.04%) Data Analysis
10 5 (7.04%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.63%) SOA
11 4 (5.63%) ITIL
11 4 (5.63%) Project Management
11 4 (5.63%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) Java
2 16 (22.54%) SQL
3 15 (21.13%) PHP
4 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
4 9 (12.68%) VBA
5 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.45%) Ruby
7 3 (4.23%) PHP5
7 3 (4.23%) Python
8 2 (2.82%) C#
8 2 (2.82%) Scala
9 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) Degree
3 2 (2.82%) CITP
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.41%) CCIE
4 1 (1.41%) CCNP
4 1 (1.41%) CCNA
4 1 (1.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) BS25999
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) Puppet
2 9 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (11.27%) Ansible
4 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.41%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) VMware
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) HP
5 2 (2.82%) Zend
6 1 (1.41%) F5
6 1 (1.41%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.41%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) Juniper
6 1 (1.41%) Adobe
6 1 (1.41%) ESRI