The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 1.37% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 6.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £409 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +77.50%
Open Source
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Miscellaneous Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
70 78 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 21.60% 21.43% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 14
Average daily rate £300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £220 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £33.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +4.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.80 £27.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 Miscellaneous 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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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