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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 66 50 68
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.64% 1.71% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.98% 5.71% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£393 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £400 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £400 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
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
168 175 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.43% 29.86% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 59 110
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 29 28
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -5 2 £285 - 4
Peterborough - 1 £500 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 19 (70.37%) Oracle
2 18 (66.67%) Perl
3 16 (59.26%) PHP
4 14 (51.85%) HTML
4 14 (51.85%) Tcl
5 13 (48.15%) HTML5
6 12 (44.44%) CSS
6 12 (44.44%) jQuery
7 11 (40.74%) OAuth
7 11 (40.74%) OpenID
7 11 (40.74%) OpenSSO
7 11 (40.74%) CSS3
8 9 (33.33%) SQL
8 9 (33.33%) Degree
9 8 (29.63%) Java
9 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.93%) SMTP
10 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.93%) Scrum
11 6 (22.22%) Linux
11 6 (22.22%) LAMP
11 6 (22.22%) TDD
11 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 5 (18.52%) UML
12 5 (18.52%) OO
12 5 (18.52%) J2SE
12 5 (18.52%) Internet
12 5 (18.52%) Finance
12 5 (18.52%) Clustering

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.11%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) Mule
4 1 (3.70%) WordPress
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) osCommerce
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
1 1 (3.70%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SMTP
2 5 (18.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
4 1 (3.70%) Behat
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Web Developer
3 6 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Perl Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) HTML5
3 12 (44.44%) jQuery
3 12 (44.44%) CSS
4 11 (40.74%) OAuth
4 11 (40.74%) OpenID
4 11 (40.74%) CSS3
5 6 (22.22%) LAMP
6 5 (18.52%) J2SE
7 4 (14.81%) J2EE
8 2 (7.41%) XML
8 2 (7.41%) REST
9 1 (3.70%) Memcached
9 1 (3.70%) Gearman
9 1 (3.70%) Ember.js
9 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.70%) Apache Jena
9 1 (3.70%) Doctrine
9 1 (3.70%) XSLT
9 1 (3.70%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
2 4 (14.81%) Solaris
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) TDD
4 5 (18.52%) UML
4 5 (18.52%) OO
4 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
5 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (14.81%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Perl
2 16 (59.26%) PHP
3 14 (51.85%) Tcl
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (29.63%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.41%) Python
8 1 (3.70%) C
8 1 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (3.70%) PHP5
8 1 (3.70%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Sun
3 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.41%) Zend
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