The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 32 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.41% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
Open Source
South 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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
186 158 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 75.92% 76.33% 71.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 83 95
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 9
Median hourly rate £22.50 £41.24 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.44% -2.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £15.25 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 1 £550 - 1
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (25.00%) W3C

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (25.00%) SAP