The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bristol region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 39 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Open Source 29 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.68% 0.93% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.14% 5.21% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 5
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£375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £363 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.68% +16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +31.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
144 96 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.27% 17.88% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 62 90
Average daily rate £375 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £42.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +93.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £35.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £42.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Open Source
South West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 21 (46.67%) Scrum
2 19 (42.22%) PHP
3 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.11%) Web Services
5 13 (28.89%) Linux
5 13 (28.89%) MySQL
5 13 (28.89%) Finance
5 13 (28.89%) Selenium
6 12 (26.67%) WATIR
6 12 (26.67%) Performance Testing
6 12 (26.67%) WebDriver
6 12 (26.67%) JMeter
7 10 (22.22%) HTML
7 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.00%) Puppet
8 9 (20.00%) DevOps
9 8 (17.78%) Ruby
9 8 (17.78%) LAMP
9 8 (17.78%) UNIX
9 8 (17.78%) Apache
9 8 (17.78%) Python
9 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
9 8 (17.78%) Nagios
9 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
9 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (17.78%) Percona
9 8 (17.78%) CentOS
9 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (17.78%) Apache
1 8 (17.78%) nginx
2 5 (11.11%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Cordys
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon S3
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Selenium
2 12 (26.67%) WATIR
2 12 (26.67%) JMeter
2 12 (26.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) JUnit
5 1 (2.22%) jMock
5 1 (2.22%) JBehave
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Tester
3 10 (22.22%) Technical Tester
3 10 (22.22%) Technical Developer
4 9 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Lead Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Architect
7 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 5 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Programme Director
9 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Java Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Scala Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Web Services
2 10 (22.22%) HTML
3 8 (17.78%) LAMP
3 8 (17.78%) HTML5
4 7 (15.56%) jQuery
5 5 (11.11%) Ajax
5 5 (11.11%) CSS
6 4 (8.89%) JSON
6 4 (8.89%) Zend Framework
7 3 (6.67%) REST
7 3 (6.67%) Akka
7 3 (6.67%) Play Framework
7 3 (6.67%) J2EE
7 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.67%) Spring
8 2 (4.44%) CSS3
9 1 (2.22%) Drools
9 1 (2.22%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) CentOS
2 8 (17.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Scrum
2 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 9 (20.00%) DevOps
5 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
5 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.11%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.11%) UML
7 4 (8.89%) SOA
8 3 (6.67%) OO
8 3 (6.67%) TDD
8 3 (6.67%) MVC
8 3 (6.67%) BDD
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.44%) Content Management
9 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.44%) ITIL
9 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) PHP
2 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) Python
3 8 (17.78%) Ruby
4 4 (8.89%) PHP5
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Puppet
2 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (17.78%) Nagios
2 8 (17.78%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
1 8 (17.78%) Percona
2 7 (15.56%) Zend
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
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