The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 73 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 16 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.11% 0.48% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.71% 2.34% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£225 £280 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £264 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £296 £234
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +12.89%
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%
Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
280 299 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.36% 20.62% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 145 86
Average daily rate £325 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £142 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the East Midlands region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +5 12 £225 -25.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +10 2 - - 3
Leicestershire -7 1 - - 2
Derbyshire - 1 £350 - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (55.00%) Retail
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (40.00%) Selenium
3 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (35.00%) Test Management
4 7 (35.00%) Apache
4 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (35.00%) MySQL
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Google
5 6 (30.00%) Google Apps
5 6 (30.00%) ServiceNow
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (25.00%) XenServer
6 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) CentOS
6 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) UNIX
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (35.00%) Apache
1 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Google Apps
2 3 (15.00%) IaaS
2 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 3 (15.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) DMZ
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
1 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (55.00%) Retail
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Server Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Server Support
5 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Server Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Storage Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) XSD
2 2 (10.00%) JMS
2 2 (10.00%) WSDL
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) Java EE
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) Struts
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) CentOS
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
2 7 (35.00%) Test Management
2 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (35.00%) BDD
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) ATDD
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (25.00%) XenServer
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Google
1 6 (30.00%) ServiceNow
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Software AG
5 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) Intel
5 2 (10.00%) hybris
6 1 (5.00%) Talend
6 1 (5.00%) HP