The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 62 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Open Source 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.87% 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.66% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate £413 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £411 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.09% +80.89%
Open Source
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
750 602 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.17% 79.84% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 371 343
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington -10 3 £450 +16.88%
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) JUnit
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Gradle
5 3 (21.43%) User Experience
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Puppet
5 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
5 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
5 3 (21.43%) RESTful
5 3 (21.43%) Couchbase
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 3 (21.43%) Ant
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) Maven

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Couchbase
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Ant
2 3 (21.43%) Gradle
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Head of DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Head of Digital
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Operations
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Technical Operations
4 1 (7.14%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) J2SE
4 1 (7.14%) Java ME
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) DTV
4 1 (7.14%) Social Media
4 1 (7.14%) STB
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Android Development
5 1 (7.14%) ArchiMate
5 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas File System
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) CFEngine
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (7.14%) ESRI
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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