The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
South West / Bristol
Rank 58 53 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing Open Source 8 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.07% 1.99% 5.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 2.38% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 33
Median daily rate £391 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £350 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £1,080
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +11.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
610 671 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.88% 83.46% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 516 500
Median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 9
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -14.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £25.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (42.86%) Ruby
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Scala
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) Dropwizard
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (28.57%) Spring
6 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) JUnit
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5
7 3 (21.43%) Relational Database

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Capybara
3 2 (14.29%) git-flow
3 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 2 (14.29%) RSpec
3 2 (14.29%) Sahi
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) TestComplete
3 2 (14.29%) WATIR
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Polyglot Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Scala Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Scala Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) REST
2 4 (28.57%) Dropwizard
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) JAX-RS
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (14.29%) Sass
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) Drush
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) Ruby
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Scala
6 2 (14.29%) Clojure
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Intel