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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 38 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Contract jobs citing Open Source 17 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.92% 1.06% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 1.34% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% -43.66%
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
462 672 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.25% 79.43% 71.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 400 353
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +23 12 £375 +3.44% 14
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 23 (76.67%) SQL
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) Unix
4 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
5 13 (43.33%) Shell Script
5 13 (43.33%) Nagios
5 13 (43.33%) DNS
5 13 (43.33%) Solaris
5 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (43.33%) OSSEC
5 13 (43.33%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (43.33%) iptables
6 12 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
6 12 (40.00%) LogRhythm
6 12 (40.00%) Puppet
6 12 (40.00%) High Availability
6 12 (40.00%) TippingPoint
6 12 (40.00%) Oracle
6 12 (40.00%) EMC
6 12 (40.00%) SAN
6 12 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (36.67%) Firewall
7 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
7 11 (36.67%) Windows
7 11 (36.67%) ITIL
7 11 (36.67%) PL/SQL
7 11 (36.67%) Load Balancing
7 11 (36.67%) Splunk
7 11 (36.67%) SolarWinds

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) nginx
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) DNS
2 12 (40.00%) SAN
3 11 (36.67%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) SSL
5 1 (3.33%) BGP
5 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.33%) MPLS
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) JIRA
2 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (16.67%) JUnit
4 5 (16.67%) Mercurial
4 5 (16.67%) Mockito
5 4 (13.33%) IntelliJ
5 4 (13.33%) Maven
5 4 (13.33%) WebStorm
6 1 (3.33%) Hudson
6 1 (3.33%) Robot Framework
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Administrator
2 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (26.67%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (23.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 5 (16.67%) JPA
1 5 (16.67%) REST
1 5 (16.67%) Spring
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) HTML5
2 4 (13.33%) jQuery
2 4 (13.33%) JSON
2 4 (13.33%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.33%) Buildbot
3 1 (3.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Biology
2 5 (16.67%) Informatics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) Unix
3 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (43.33%) Solaris
4 11 (36.67%) Windows
5 2 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (40.00%) High Availability
3 12 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
4 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
4 11 (36.67%) ITIL
4 11 (36.67%) Load Balancing
5 10 (33.33%) Change Control
5 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 10 (33.33%) OO
5 10 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (16.67%) MVC
6 5 (16.67%) Open Source Development
7 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 4 (13.33%) BPMN
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Shell Script
3 11 (36.67%) PL/SQL
4 8 (26.67%) C
4 8 (26.67%) Perl
4 8 (26.67%) Python
5 5 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.33%) Groovy
6 4 (13.33%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) iptables
2 10 (33.33%) Postfix
2 10 (33.33%) Sendmail
2 10 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Snort
4 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Nagios
1 13 (43.33%) OSSEC
2 12 (40.00%) Puppet
3 10 (33.33%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 12 (40.00%) EMC
2 12 (40.00%) LogRhythm
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 12 (40.00%) TippingPoint
3 11 (36.67%) SolarWinds
3 11 (36.67%) Splunk
4 10 (33.33%) HP
4 10 (33.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco