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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 40 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 24 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.71% 2.32% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.00% 10.66% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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%
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
200 197 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.62% 21.72% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 133 94
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £510 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £27.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +29.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.08 £12.54 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £36.60 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 55 (74.32%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.70%) Java
3 27 (36.49%) Scrum
4 21 (28.38%) PHP
4 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
5 19 (25.68%) SQL
5 19 (25.68%) HTML
5 19 (25.68%) Linux
6 15 (20.27%) Web Services
7 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
8 13 (17.57%) TDD
9 12 (16.22%) Configuration Management
9 12 (16.22%) Puppet
10 11 (14.86%) Waterfall
10 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
10 11 (14.86%) User Stories
10 11 (14.86%) User Experience
10 11 (14.86%) VB.NET
10 11 (14.86%) .NET
10 11 (14.86%) Visual Studio
10 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
10 11 (14.86%) CSS
10 11 (14.86%) MS Access
10 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (13.51%) VMware
11 10 (13.51%) VBA
11 10 (13.51%) MySQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (6.76%) Drupal
2 3 (4.05%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.35%) Liferay
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.35%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.35%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) SSL
2 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) AMQP
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.35%) SMTP
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) MS Access
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (13.51%) MySQL
4 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.70%) SQLite
8 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Visual Studio
2 10 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.81%) Git (software)
5 7 (9.46%) Selenium
6 5 (6.76%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.41%) JMeter
7 4 (5.41%) WATIR
8 3 (4.05%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.70%) Maven
9 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.35%) GitLab
10 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Architect
4 11 (14.86%) PHP Developer
5 8 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Programmer
7 6 (8.11%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (6.76%) Applications Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Tester
9 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Tester
9 4 (5.41%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Web Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Drupal Developer
10 3 (4.05%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) HTML
2 15 (20.27%) Web Services
3 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 11 (14.86%) .NET
3 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.86%) CSS
4 8 (10.81%) HTML5
5 7 (9.46%) J2EE
6 6 (8.11%) RESTful
7 3 (4.05%) jQuery
7 3 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (4.05%) REST
7 3 (4.05%) Middleware
7 3 (4.05%) SOAP
7 3 (4.05%) Ajax
7 3 (4.05%) JSON
8 2 (2.70%) XML
8 2 (2.70%) Zend Framework
8 2 (2.70%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) User Experience
2 10 (13.51%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) GIS
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows
4 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (74.32%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.49%) Scrum
3 13 (17.57%) TDD
4 12 (16.22%) Configuration Management
5 11 (14.86%) Waterfall
5 11 (14.86%) User Stories
6 10 (13.51%) DevOps
7 9 (12.16%) V-Model
8 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.46%) OO
9 7 (9.46%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.76%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.76%) Coaching
11 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.41%) UML
11 4 (5.41%) Project Management
11 4 (5.41%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) Java
2 21 (28.38%) PHP
3 19 (25.68%) SQL
4 11 (14.86%) VB.NET
5 10 (13.51%) VBA
6 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.46%) Ruby
8 4 (5.41%) C#
9 3 (4.05%) PHP5
9 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.70%) Python
11 1 (1.35%) Scala
11 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.35%) VB
11 1 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) CITP
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) CCIE
4 1 (1.35%) CCNP
4 1 (1.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) BS25999
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) Puppet
2 9 (12.16%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.81%) Ansible
4 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.35%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) VMware
3 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle
5 3 (4.05%) Adobe
6 2 (2.70%) HP
6 2 (2.70%) Zend
7 1 (1.35%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.35%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.35%) F5
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) Juniper
7 1 (1.35%) ESRI
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