The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 38 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.59% 0.81% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.98% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£319 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
241 305 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 70.88% 81.99% 80.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 161 58
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 42 21
Average hourly rate £22.75 £37.65 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% -0.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Magento Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft