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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 26 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 51 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.04% 0.67% 2.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.72% 3.57% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 12
Average daily rate
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£506 £555 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +70.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £519 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.12% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +37.93%
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
184 112 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.80% 18.79% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 73 99
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £165 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £39.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 28 (38.36%) Finance
2 26 (35.62%) PHP
3 22 (30.14%) Scrum
4 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (24.66%) MySQL
6 17 (23.29%) Web Services
6 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
7 15 (20.55%) Linux
7 15 (20.55%) LAMP
7 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared
8 14 (19.18%) Oracle
8 14 (19.18%) JMeter
8 14 (19.18%) WATIR
8 14 (19.18%) Selenium
8 14 (19.18%) Performance Testing
8 14 (19.18%) WebDriver
9 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
10 12 (16.44%) Java
11 11 (15.07%) Puppet
11 11 (15.07%) DevOps
12 10 (13.70%) UNIX
12 10 (13.70%) Apache
12 10 (13.70%) Python
12 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
12 10 (13.70%) Nagios
12 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
12 10 (13.70%) Ruby
12 10 (13.70%) Load Balancing
12 10 (13.70%) CentOS
12 10 (13.70%) Cacti

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (13.70%) Apache
1 10 (13.70%) nginx
2 8 (10.96%) Drupal
3 3 (4.11%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Cordys
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (13.70%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (13.70%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) PaaS
2 2 (2.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) LDAP
1 3 (4.11%) Internet
1 3 (4.11%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.74%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) MySQL
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.11%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.11%) Couchbase
2 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) JMeter
1 14 (19.18%) WATIR
1 14 (19.18%) Selenium
1 14 (19.18%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.74%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (38.36%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Publishing
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Back Office
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) Tester
2 14 (19.18%) PHP Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Architect
4 10 (13.70%) Project Manager
5 9 (12.33%) Technical Tester
6 8 (10.96%) Technical Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Senior Project Manager
6 8 (10.96%) Senior Manager
7 7 (9.59%) Lead Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Drupal Developer
8 5 (6.85%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 5 (6.85%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) Web Services
2 15 (20.55%) LAMP
3 8 (10.96%) HTML
4 7 (9.59%) jQuery
5 6 (8.22%) Java EE
5 6 (8.22%) HTML5
6 5 (6.85%) JSON
6 5 (6.85%) Ajax
7 4 (5.48%) J2EE
7 4 (5.48%) Zend Framework
8 3 (4.11%) CSS
8 3 (4.11%) XML
9 2 (2.74%) Middleware
9 2 (2.74%) CSS3
10 1 (1.37%) Akka
10 1 (1.37%) Play Framework
10 1 (1.37%) REST
10 1 (1.37%) Drools
10 1 (1.37%) jBPM
10 1 (1.37%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.85%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) Taxonomies
4 3 (4.11%) Mashup
4 3 (4.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) CentOS
2 10 (13.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Scrum
2 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.18%) Performance Testing
4 11 (15.07%) DevOps
5 10 (13.70%) Load Balancing
5 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
6 9 (12.33%) Project Management
6 9 (12.33%) Migration
7 5 (6.85%) Content Management
7 5 (6.85%) SOA
7 5 (6.85%) UML
7 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.48%) Information Security
9 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.11%) ETL
9 3 (4.11%) B2B
9 3 (4.11%) OO
9 3 (4.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) PHP
2 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.44%) Java
4 10 (13.70%) Python
4 10 (13.70%) Ruby
5 4 (5.48%) PHP5
6 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Puppet
2 10 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (13.70%) Nagios
2 10 (13.70%) Cacti
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
2 10 (13.70%) Percona
3 9 (12.33%) Zend
4 3 (4.11%) ForgeRock
4 3 (4.11%) Sun
5 1 (1.37%) JBoss
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