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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 36 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.07% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.41% 1.52% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£393 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
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
74 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.79% 22.37% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 48
Average daily rate £338 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% -20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 3
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £11.30 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) CMMI
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Automotive

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (14.29%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Drools
1 1 (14.29%) Spring.NET
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) CMMI
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Motorola
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