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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 66 47 25
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -22
Contract jobs citing Open Source 10 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.06% 3.11% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 3.94% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 29
Median daily rate £425 £463 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £600 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -43.66%
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
766 710 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.58% 78.80% 79.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 564 483
Median daily rate £400 £396 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 15 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +105.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £100.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
6 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
6 6 (31.58%) GitHub
6 6 (31.58%) Sass
6 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) Python
6 6 (31.58%) TDD
7 5 (26.32%) Ruby
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) JUnit
7 5 (26.32%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
7 5 (26.32%) User Experience
8 4 (21.05%) git-flow
8 4 (21.05%) Dropwizard
8 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (21.05%) Capybara
8 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (21.05%) Android Development
8 4 (21.05%) Relational Database

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) CMS
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) Moodle
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) WordPress
4 1 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) GitHub
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (21.05%) SQLite
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
2 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (26.32%) JUnit
3 4 (21.05%) Capybara
3 4 (21.05%) git-flow
3 4 (21.05%) RSpec
3 4 (21.05%) Subversion
4 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
4 3 (15.79%) Selenium
5 2 (10.53%) Grunt
5 2 (10.53%) gulp
5 2 (10.53%) Sahi
5 2 (10.53%) TestComplete
5 2 (10.53%) WATIR
6 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.26%) JIRA
6 1 (5.26%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) Ranorex
6 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.26%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Android Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Android Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) Sass
3 4 (21.05%) Dropwizard
3 4 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (21.05%) XML
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
5 2 (10.53%) CSS3
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) LAMP
5 2 (10.53%) LESS
5 2 (10.53%) Meteor
5 2 (10.53%) Node.js
5 2 (10.53%) PhoneGap
5 2 (10.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (10.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
2 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 5 (26.32%) User Experience
3 2 (10.53%) e-Learning
3 2 (10.53%) SCORM
4 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Android
2 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Android Development
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (21.05%) ETL
5 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Usability Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Web Design
5 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Ruby
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Scala
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
6 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
6 2 (10.53%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP