The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 48 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 17 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.33% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.76% 1.48% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+215.55% -40.00%
Open Source
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
219 203 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.00% 30.30% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 84 93
Average daily rate £310 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £190 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 34
Average hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £16.20 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.25 £60.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 Miscellaneous 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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +16 16 £350 - 12
Peterborough - - - - 1
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 30 (76.92%) PHP
2 26 (66.67%) Perl
2 26 (66.67%) Oracle
3 22 (56.41%) HTML
3 22 (56.41%) Tcl
4 21 (53.85%) HTML5
5 20 (51.28%) jQuery
5 20 (51.28%) CSS
6 19 (48.72%) OAuth
6 19 (48.72%) OpenID
6 19 (48.72%) OpenSSO
6 19 (48.72%) CSS3
7 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 15 (38.46%) SMTP
8 12 (30.77%) Linux
9 11 (28.21%) Java
9 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
9 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (23.08%) SQL
10 9 (23.08%) OO
11 7 (17.95%) Python
11 7 (17.95%) Internet
11 7 (17.95%) Scrum
11 7 (17.95%) Ruby
11 7 (17.95%) Degree
12 6 (15.38%) Finance
12 6 (15.38%) LAMP
12 6 (15.38%) J2SE
12 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 6 (15.38%) C

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) osCommerce
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
1 1 (2.56%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) SMTP
2 7 (17.95%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) Triplestore
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Behat
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 6 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Perl Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) HTML
2 21 (53.85%) HTML5
3 20 (51.28%) CSS
3 20 (51.28%) jQuery
4 19 (48.72%) OAuth
4 19 (48.72%) CSS3
4 19 (48.72%) OpenID
5 6 (15.38%) J2SE
5 6 (15.38%) LAMP
6 4 (10.26%) J2EE
7 2 (5.13%) Apache Jena
8 1 (2.56%) Memcached
8 1 (2.56%) REST
8 1 (2.56%) Web Services
8 1 (2.56%) XML
8 1 (2.56%) XML-RPC
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.56%) Symfony
8 1 (2.56%) Zend Framework
8 1 (2.56%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.69%) Internet of Things
4 2 (5.13%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Ontologies
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) UNIX
3 4 (10.26%) Solaris
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) OO
3 7 (17.95%) Scrum
4 5 (12.82%) DevOps
4 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.82%) TDD
4 5 (12.82%) UML
5 4 (10.26%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
5 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Line Management
5 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.69%) Data Management
7 2 (5.13%) RDF
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) PHP
2 26 (66.67%) Perl
3 22 (56.41%) Tcl
4 11 (28.21%) Java
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) Python
6 7 (17.95%) Ruby
7 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 6 (15.38%) C
8 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 2 (5.13%) SPARQL
10 1 (2.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) OpenSSO
2 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Oracle
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Sun
3 4 (10.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.13%) Zend
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