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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 49 43 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 22 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.58% 2.52% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.58% 9.95% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
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£400 £466 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.20% +37.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.12% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +37.93%
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
190 191 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.30% 25.30% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 92 85
Average daily rate £325 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £159 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £465 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 44
Average hourly rate £25.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £11.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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
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 21 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 21 £400 +60.00% 15
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 32 (74.42%) PHP
2 29 (67.44%) Perl
2 29 (67.44%) Oracle
3 25 (58.14%) HTML
3 25 (58.14%) HTML5
4 24 (55.81%) Tcl
5 23 (53.49%) jQuery
6 22 (51.16%) CSS
6 22 (51.16%) OAuth
6 22 (51.16%) OpenID
6 22 (51.16%) OpenSSO
6 22 (51.16%) CSS3
7 19 (44.19%) MS Exchange
7 19 (44.19%) SMTP
8 14 (32.56%) Java
9 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
10 12 (27.91%) Linux
11 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (23.26%) OO
13 9 (20.93%) SQL
14 8 (18.60%) Internet
14 8 (18.60%) Finance
15 7 (16.28%) UNIX
15 7 (16.28%) Python
15 7 (16.28%) J2SE
15 7 (16.28%) Scrum
15 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
16 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
16 6 (13.95%) UML
16 6 (13.95%) Clustering

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 19 (44.19%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) WordPress
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) osCommerce
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
1 1 (2.33%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) SMTP
2 8 (18.60%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) Triplestore
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (2.33%) Behat
5 1 (2.33%) Robotium
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Web Developer
3 6 (13.95%) PHP Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Perl Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) HTML
1 25 (58.14%) HTML5
2 23 (53.49%) jQuery
3 22 (51.16%) OAuth
3 22 (51.16%) CSS
3 22 (51.16%) CSS3
3 22 (51.16%) OpenID
4 7 (16.28%) J2SE
5 5 (11.63%) J2EE
5 5 (11.63%) LAMP
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Jena
6 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.33%) Kendo UI
7 1 (2.33%) PhoneGap
7 1 (2.33%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (2.33%) Gearman
7 1 (2.33%) Ember.js
7 1 (2.33%) XML-RPC
7 1 (2.33%) Symfony
7 1 (2.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.98%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.65%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (4.65%) Ontologies
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) UNIX
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Solaris
4 3 (6.98%) Windows
5 2 (4.65%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) OO
3 7 (16.28%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) DevOps
4 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.95%) TDD
4 6 (13.95%) UML
5 5 (11.63%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (11.63%) Multithreading
5 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
6 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.98%) Data Management
8 2 (4.65%) RDF
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
9 1 (2.33%) Process Management
9 1 (2.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) PHP
2 29 (67.44%) Perl
3 24 (55.81%) Tcl
4 14 (32.56%) Java
5 9 (20.93%) SQL
6 7 (16.28%) Python
7 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.95%) Ruby
8 5 (11.63%) C
9 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.65%) SPARQL
10 1 (2.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 3 (6.98%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (51.16%) OpenSSO
2 3 (6.98%) Puppet
2 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Oracle
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Sun
3 5 (11.63%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.65%) Zend
5 1 (2.33%) Sencha
5 1 (2.33%) Facebook
5 1 (2.33%) Perforce
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase
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