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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 27 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 53 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.84% 1.66% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.12% 6.98% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 12 4
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£488 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
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
251 172 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.67% 23.79% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 113 94
Average daily rate £400 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £252 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 12
Average hourly rate £47.50 £23.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.12% -37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.20 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 63 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (45.92%) Java
3 28 (28.57%) Scrum
4 26 (26.53%) Finance
4 26 (26.53%) PHP
5 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
6 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
6 19 (19.39%) Oracle
7 18 (18.37%) HTML
8 16 (16.33%) MySQL
9 15 (15.31%) Web Services
9 15 (15.31%) SC Cleared
10 14 (14.29%) Linux
10 14 (14.29%) SQL
10 14 (14.29%) Project Management
11 12 (12.24%) Selenium
11 12 (12.24%) HTML5
12 11 (11.22%) WebDriver
12 11 (11.22%) Ruby
12 11 (11.22%) LAMP
12 11 (11.22%) J2EE
13 10 (10.20%) CSS
13 10 (10.20%) JMeter
13 10 (10.20%) WATIR
13 10 (10.20%) Performance Testing
13 10 (10.20%) Agile Project Management
14 9 (9.18%) Risk Management
14 9 (9.18%) Migration
14 9 (9.18%) OO
14 9 (9.18%) SQL Server

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (6.12%) Drupal
2 4 (4.08%) nginx
2 4 (4.08%) Apache
3 3 (3.06%) LiveCycle
3 3 (3.06%) Magnolia
4 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.02%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.02%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.06%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.08%) SaaS
2 4 (4.08%) PaaS
2 4 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.08%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.06%) IaaS
4 2 (2.04%) GitHub
5 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) LDAP
1 3 (3.06%) Internet
1 3 (3.06%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.04%) AMQP
2 2 (2.04%) Firewall
2 2 (2.04%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.02%) DNS
3 1 (1.02%) SMTP
3 1 (1.02%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) MySQL
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.12%) MS Access
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.06%) Couchbase
6 3 (3.06%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.06%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Selenium
2 11 (11.22%) WebDriver
3 10 (10.20%) WATIR
3 10 (10.20%) JMeter
4 6 (6.12%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.06%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.04%) JUnit
7 2 (2.04%) GitLab
8 1 (1.02%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 26 (26.53%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Law
2 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.04%) Back Office
3 2 (2.04%) Publishing
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (22.45%) Architect
2 20 (20.41%) Developer
3 11 (11.22%) PHP Developer
4 10 (10.20%) Project Manager
4 10 (10.20%) Tester
5 9 (9.18%) Senior Manager
6 8 (8.16%) Senior Project Manager
6 8 (8.16%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (7.14%) Programme Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (5.10%) Programmer
9 5 (5.10%) Applications Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.08%) Technical Tester
10 4 (4.08%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (3.06%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.37%) HTML
2 15 (15.31%) Web Services
3 12 (12.24%) HTML5
4 11 (11.22%) J2EE
4 11 (11.22%) LAMP
5 10 (10.20%) CSS
6 8 (8.16%) Java EE
7 6 (6.12%) JSON
7 6 (6.12%) jQuery
7 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.12%) .NET
7 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (4.08%) Middleware
8 4 (4.08%) XML
8 4 (4.08%) RESTful
8 4 (4.08%) Spring
9 3 (3.06%) Ajax
9 3 (3.06%) REST
9 3 (3.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.10%) User Experience
3 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.06%) Taxonomies
3 3 (3.06%) Mashup
3 3 (3.06%) Social Media
3 3 (3.06%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (5.10%) UNIX
3 4 (4.08%) Windows
3 4 (4.08%) CentOS
4 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.57%) Scrum
3 14 (14.29%) Project Management
4 10 (10.20%) Performance Testing
4 10 (10.20%) Agile Project Management
5 9 (9.18%) OO
5 9 (9.18%) Risk Management
5 9 (9.18%) Migration
6 8 (8.16%) TDD
6 8 (8.16%) SOA
6 8 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.16%) DevOps
7 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.12%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.12%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.10%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.10%) Network Management
9 5 (5.10%) User Stories
9 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.92%) Java
2 26 (26.53%) PHP
3 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.29%) SQL
5 11 (11.22%) Ruby
6 6 (6.12%) Python
6 6 (6.12%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.10%) VBA
8 4 (4.08%) C#
9 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.04%) Scala
11 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.02%) VB6
11 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) Degree
4 2 (2.04%) CITP
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.04%) CCIE
4 2 (2.04%) CCNP
4 2 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (1.02%) ISEB
5 1 (1.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Puppet
1 8 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.08%) Nagios
2 4 (4.08%) Cacti
3 3 (3.06%) Ansible
4 1 (1.02%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 19 (19.39%) Oracle
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.10%) VMware
5 4 (4.08%) Zend
5 4 (4.08%) Percona
6 3 (3.06%) ForgeRock
6 3 (3.06%) Adobe
6 3 (3.06%) Sun
7 2 (2.04%) Juniper
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco
7 2 (2.04%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (2.04%) F5
8 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.02%) ESRI
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