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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 30 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.50% 1.12% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 1.58% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £300 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +84.41%
Open Source
West Midlands

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
298 190 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 82.78% 71.16% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 113 123
Average daily rate £400 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £36.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.16% -3.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (84.62%) Docker
2 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Internet
3 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
4 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 7 (53.85%) GitHub
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.69%) UX Design
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.69%) PaaS
7 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Puppet
7 1 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (7.69%) Office 365
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Spring.NET
7 1 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) MS Office
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Procurement Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
1 1 (7.69%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
1 11 (84.62%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
3 1 (7.69%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft