The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 64 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 11 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.30% 2.77% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 4.03% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 5
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£375 £400 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -14.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
Open Source
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 571 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.24% 68.80% 76.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 328 251
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 28
Average hourly rate £15.77 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.43% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -20 8 £363 -9.37% 12
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) CMS
5 5 (35.71%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) PHP
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) J2EE
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Google
6 4 (28.57%) JSON
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
7 3 (21.43%) Rackspace
7 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
7 3 (21.43%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
7 3 (21.43%) Node.js
7 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (35.71%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) Drupal
2 3 (21.43%) WordPress
2 3 (21.43%) Node.js
2 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
3 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (7.14%) Jetty
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) WebStorm
4 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 1 (7.14%) Mockito
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) J2EE
1 4 (28.57%) JSON
1 4 (28.57%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
2 3 (21.43%) Symfony
2 3 (21.43%) Java EE
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) Ajax
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) XSLT
2 3 (21.43%) XHTML
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) JPA
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Garbage Collection
6 1 (7.14%) BPMN
6 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) VB
7 1 (7.14%) Groovy
7 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Google
3 3 (21.43%) Rackspace
4 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) IBM