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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
South West / Dorset
Rank 19 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.88% 2.15% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 2.63% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £494 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
97 152 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 94.17% 81.72% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 84 107
Median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 17
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £20.63 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Dorchester - 2 £494 -
Bournemouth +7 1 - -
Wimborne - 1 £210 -
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Grails
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (66.67%) Docker
3 3 (50.00%) Gradle
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (50.00%) Groovy
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) GIS
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (50.00%) Gradle
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Grails
1 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) JPA
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Kafka
4 1 (16.67%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Groovy
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Clojure
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Docker