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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 28 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 46 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.37% 2.18% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.81% 9.14% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 5
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£413 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.57% -20.00%
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
221 186 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.79% 23.85% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 126 79
Average daily rate £390 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Average hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +109.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £45.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 68 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (47.00%) Java
3 28 (28.00%) PHP
4 27 (27.00%) Scrum
5 25 (25.00%) Finance
6 19 (19.00%) Oracle
6 19 (19.00%) Security Cleared
7 17 (17.00%) MySQL
7 17 (17.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (16.00%) HTML
8 16 (16.00%) SQL
9 14 (14.00%) Web Services
9 14 (14.00%) Linux
9 14 (14.00%) Project Management
9 14 (14.00%) SC Cleared
10 13 (13.00%) Selenium
10 13 (13.00%) J2EE
11 11 (11.00%) OO
12 10 (10.00%) LAMP
12 10 (10.00%) Ruby
12 10 (10.00%) WebDriver
12 10 (10.00%) HTML5
12 10 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
13 9 (9.00%) WATIR
13 9 (9.00%) Performance Testing
13 9 (9.00%) Migration
13 9 (9.00%) Risk Management
13 9 (9.00%) JMeter
13 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
13 9 (9.00%) Client/Server

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (6.00%) Drupal
2 3 (3.00%) LiveCycle
2 3 (3.00%) nginx
2 3 (3.00%) Apache
2 3 (3.00%) Magnolia
3 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.00%) ArcSDE
3 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.00%) SaaS
2 5 (5.00%) PaaS
3 3 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.00%) IaaS
4 2 (2.00%) GitHub
5 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) LDAP
1 3 (3.00%) Internet
1 3 (3.00%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.00%) AMQP
2 2 (2.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.00%) DNS
3 1 (1.00%) SMTP
3 1 (1.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) MySQL
2 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.00%) MS Access
3 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.00%) Couchbase
6 3 (3.00%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.00%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Selenium
2 10 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 9 (9.00%) JMeter
3 9 (9.00%) WATIR
4 6 (6.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.00%) JUnit
7 2 (2.00%) Maven
7 2 (2.00%) GitLab
7 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.00%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 25 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Law
2 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Back Office
3 2 (2.00%) Publishing
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (23.00%) Architect
2 21 (21.00%) Developer
3 14 (14.00%) PHP Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.00%) Tester
5 9 (9.00%) Senior Manager
5 9 (9.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Programme Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (5.00%) Programmer
9 5 (5.00%) Applications Architect
10 4 (4.00%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Technical Tester
11 3 (3.00%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (3.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.00%) HTML
2 14 (14.00%) Web Services
3 13 (13.00%) J2EE
4 10 (10.00%) LAMP
4 10 (10.00%) HTML5
5 8 (8.00%) Java EE
5 8 (8.00%) JSON
5 8 (8.00%) CSS
6 6 (6.00%) XML
6 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.00%) .NET
6 6 (6.00%) Middleware
6 6 (6.00%) RESTful
6 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (5.00%) REST
8 4 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (4.00%) jQuery
8 4 (4.00%) SOAP
8 4 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.00%) User Experience
3 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.00%) Taxonomies
3 3 (3.00%) Mashup
3 3 (3.00%) Social Media
3 3 (3.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.00%) Linux
2 5 (5.00%) UNIX
3 4 (4.00%) Windows
4 3 (3.00%) CentOS
4 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.00%) Scrum
3 14 (14.00%) Project Management
4 11 (11.00%) OO
5 10 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
6 9 (9.00%) Performance Testing
6 9 (9.00%) SOA
6 9 (9.00%) Migration
6 9 (9.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.00%) TDD
7 8 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (8.00%) DevOps
8 7 (7.00%) User Stories
8 7 (7.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.00%) B2B
9 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.00%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.00%) Java
2 28 (28.00%) PHP
3 17 (17.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (16.00%) SQL
5 10 (10.00%) Ruby
6 6 (6.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.00%) VBA
7 5 (5.00%) Python
8 4 (4.00%) C#
9 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.00%) Scala
11 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.00%) PHP5
11 1 (1.00%) VB
11 1 (1.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.00%) CITP
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.00%) CCIE
4 2 (2.00%) CCNP
4 2 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB
5 1 (1.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) Puppet
1 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.00%) Ansible
2 3 (3.00%) Nagios
2 3 (3.00%) Cacti
3 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.00%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.00%) VMware
4 5 (5.00%) Zend
5 3 (3.00%) Percona
5 3 (3.00%) ForgeRock
5 3 (3.00%) Adobe
5 3 (3.00%) Sun
6 2 (2.00%) HP
6 2 (2.00%) Juniper
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco
6 2 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (2.00%) F5
7 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.00%) ESRI
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