The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / East Midlands
Rank 88 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 8 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.55% 1.26% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.61% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 14
Median daily rate £395 £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% +51.72%
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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1151 1246 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.27% 78.71% 75.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 755 644
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 44
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 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
Nottinghamshire -2 4 - - 2
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire -3 1 - - 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) J2EE
2 16 (50.00%) Subversion
3 15 (46.88%) Hibernate
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) Spring
4 14 (43.75%) SOAP
4 14 (43.75%) Web Services
5 13 (40.63%) CSS
5 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
5 13 (40.63%) HTML
6 11 (34.38%) SQL
6 11 (34.38%) XML
6 11 (34.38%) XSLT
6 11 (34.38%) Performance Testing
7 10 (31.25%) jQuery
7 10 (31.25%) Struts2
7 10 (31.25%) Maven
7 10 (31.25%) DB2 UDB
7 10 (31.25%) Apache Flex
7 10 (31.25%) Linux
7 10 (31.25%) XHTML
7 10 (31.25%) JSP
7 10 (31.25%) Struts
7 10 (31.25%) Oracle
7 10 (31.25%) DB2
7 10 (31.25%) Ant
7 10 (31.25%) WSDL
7 10 (31.25%) XML Schema
7 10 (31.25%) UDDI

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (18.75%) JBoss
2 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) DB2
1 10 (31.25%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (15.63%) Endeca
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Subversion
2 10 (31.25%) Ant
2 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
2 10 (31.25%) Maven
3 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
4 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
5 3 (9.38%) jMock
5 3 (9.38%) JUnit
5 3 (9.38%) Selenium
6 2 (6.25%) JIRA
6 2 (6.25%) Ranorex
7 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.13%) JBehave
7 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.13%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Applications Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Java Applications Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Azure Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Azure Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) J2EE
2 15 (46.88%) Hibernate
2 15 (46.88%) Spring
3 14 (43.75%) SOAP
3 14 (43.75%) Web Services
4 13 (40.63%) CSS
4 13 (40.63%) HTML
5 11 (34.38%) XML
5 11 (34.38%) XSLT
6 10 (31.25%) Apache Flex
6 10 (31.25%) jQuery
6 10 (31.25%) JSP
6 10 (31.25%) Struts
6 10 (31.25%) Struts2
6 10 (31.25%) UDDI
6 10 (31.25%) WSDL
6 10 (31.25%) XHTML
6 10 (31.25%) XML Schema
7 5 (15.63%) Java EE
8 3 (9.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Performance Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
6 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (9.38%) OOD
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) UML
6 3 (9.38%) Use Case
7 2 (6.25%) BDD
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Open Source Development
7 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Sun Certification
3 2 (6.25%) OCMJD
3 2 (6.25%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Graphite
1 5 (15.63%) logstash
2 1 (3.13%) Icinga
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) PagerDuty
3 1 (3.13%) Zend