The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 31 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.40% 0.77% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.93% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £385 £360 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
223 322 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.97% 82.99% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 202 159
Median daily rate £425 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 17
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £59.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Cambridge region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Cambridge region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Big Data
1 8 (57.14%) Analytics
2 6 (42.86%) Talend
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (42.86%) ETL
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 6 (42.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
3 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (28.57%) Scala
4 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) ETL Development
5 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
5 3 (21.43%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) Mockito
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) JPA
5 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) JUnit
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) MVC

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Pig
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 2 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Mule
2 1 (7.14%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (14.29%) Veeva
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Big Data
2 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
3 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 2 (14.29%) Data Lake
4 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (14.29%) HBase
4 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
3 3 (21.43%) Mockito
4 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
4 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (14.29%) WebStorm
5 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Talend Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) CRM Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
1 3 (21.43%) JPA
1 3 (21.43%) JSON
1 3 (21.43%) REST
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) Kafka
2 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Analytics
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 6 (42.86%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (21.43%) ETL Development
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) BPMN
5 2 (14.29%) BPR
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Scala
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Groovy
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) CDISC
1 1 (7.14%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Talend
2 2 (14.29%) Hortonworks