The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 52 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 18 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.92% 1.10% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.68% 5.83% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 6
Average daily rate £350 £313 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £363 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +68.42%
Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
142 120 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.15% 18.78% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 77 87
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 20
Average hourly rate £17.53 £27.11 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.35% -15.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.14 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £73.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Open Source
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 16 (45.71%) PHP
2 15 (42.86%) HTML
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 15 (42.86%) Scrum
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) MySQL
4 11 (31.43%) Java
4 11 (31.43%) Selenium
5 10 (28.57%) Drupal
5 10 (28.57%) jQuery
5 10 (28.57%) HTML5
5 10 (28.57%) Linux
6 9 (25.71%) CSS
7 8 (22.86%) Web Services
8 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (20.00%) Zend
9 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
9 6 (17.14%) Digital Media
9 6 (17.14%) CSS3
9 6 (17.14%) Ajax
9 6 (17.14%) UML
9 6 (17.14%) Oracle
10 5 (14.29%) OO
10 5 (14.29%) Spring
10 5 (14.29%) JMeter
11 4 (11.43%) MVC
11 4 (11.43%) LAMP
11 4 (11.43%) TDD
11 4 (11.43%) JSON
11 4 (11.43%) SQL Server

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (28.57%) Drupal
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Selenium
2 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
3 5 (14.29%) JMeter
4 4 (11.43%) JUnit
4 4 (11.43%) JBehave
4 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
4 4 (11.43%) jMock
5 3 (8.57%) WATIR
5 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (8.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) PHP Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.14%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 6 (17.14%) PHP Web Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Tester
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Scala Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Quality Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.86%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) HTML
2 10 (28.57%) jQuery
2 10 (28.57%) HTML5
3 9 (25.71%) CSS
4 8 (22.86%) Web Services
5 6 (17.14%) CSS3
5 6 (17.14%) Ajax
6 5 (14.29%) Spring
7 4 (11.43%) LAMP
7 4 (11.43%) JSON
8 3 (8.57%) Zend Framework
8 3 (8.57%) REST
8 3 (8.57%) Akka
8 3 (8.57%) Play Framework
8 3 (8.57%) J2EE
8 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.86%) Drools
9 1 (2.86%) Sass
9 1 (2.86%) LESS
9 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) CentOS
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Scrum
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) UML
3 5 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (11.43%) MVC
4 4 (11.43%) TDD
4 4 (11.43%) SOA
4 4 (11.43%) BDD
4 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
4 4 (11.43%) Kanban
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security
5 3 (8.57%) Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.86%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.86%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) PHP
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (31.43%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) PHP5
5 3 (8.57%) Scala
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Nagios
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
1 2 (5.71%) Cacti
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Zend
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) Percona
4 1 (2.86%) Cordys
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
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