The 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 74 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 20 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.22% 0.69% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.95% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £321 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.51% -8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
Open Source
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
404 384 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.60% 24.09% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 202 142
Average daily rate £350 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £115 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.11 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -7.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £34.40 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Nottinghamshire +11 8 £331 +4.33%
Northamptonshire -12 7 £425 - 2
Leicestershire +13 2 £319 +30.76%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (56.10%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) Linux
3 19 (46.34%) MySQL
4 17 (41.46%) Tomcat
5 16 (39.02%) Apache
5 16 (39.02%) Oracle
5 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (34.15%) Windows
7 13 (31.71%) Google
8 12 (29.27%) E-Commerce
8 12 (29.27%) HTML
8 12 (29.27%) Google Apps
9 11 (26.83%) hybris
10 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
10 10 (24.39%) Cisco
11 9 (21.95%) ActiveMQ
11 9 (21.95%) SAN
11 9 (21.95%) CSS
11 9 (21.95%) JMS
11 9 (21.95%) SOA
11 9 (21.95%) LAN
11 9 (21.95%) WAN
11 9 (21.95%) RESTful
12 8 (19.51%) Spring
12 8 (19.51%) jQuery
13 7 (17.07%) Selenium
13 7 (17.07%) VMware
13 7 (17.07%) Finance
13 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
13 7 (17.07%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (41.46%) Tomcat
2 16 (39.02%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
4 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.32%) NetWeaver
5 2 (4.88%) Liferay
6 1 (2.44%) CMS
6 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.44%) Drupal
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Google Apps
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) SAN
1 9 (21.95%) LAN
1 9 (21.95%) WAN
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) DMZ
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) DB2
4 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Selenium
1 7 (17.07%) Cucumber
2 6 (14.63%) Mockito
2 6 (14.63%) WebDriver
2 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Xcode
3 3 (7.32%) Calabash
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (4.88%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) NUnit
5 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Server Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Hybris Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Designer
6 4 (9.76%) Server Support
7 3 (7.32%) Integration Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Server Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Storage Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) HTML
2 9 (21.95%) ActiveMQ
2 9 (21.95%) CSS
2 9 (21.95%) JMS
2 9 (21.95%) RESTful
3 8 (19.51%) Spring
3 8 (19.51%) jQuery
4 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
4 7 (17.07%) Web Services
5 6 (14.63%) CSS3
5 6 (14.63%) HTML5
6 5 (12.20%) Middleware
7 4 (9.76%) Spring Integration
7 4 (9.76%) XML
7 4 (9.76%) .NET
8 3 (7.32%) JSON
8 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (7.32%) WSDL
8 3 (7.32%) J2EE
8 3 (7.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Clustering
1 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.44%) EMV
3 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) Windows
3 7 (17.07%) UNIX
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) CentOS
5 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) E-Commerce
3 9 (21.95%) SOA
4 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.76%) TDD
5 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) MVC
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
6 3 (7.32%) BDD
7 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) Project Management
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.88%) Validation
8 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Content Management
8 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) XenServer
2 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.44%) Nagios
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
1 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) Google
3 11 (26.83%) hybris
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) VMware
6 6 (14.63%) HP
7 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
8 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow
8 4 (9.76%) SAP
8 4 (9.76%) Citrix
9 3 (7.32%) Intel
9 3 (7.32%) Software AG
10 1 (2.44%) Apple
10 1 (2.44%) Motorola
10 1 (2.44%) NetApp
10 1 (2.44%) Dell
10 1 (2.44%) IBM
10 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.44%) Talend
10 1 (2.44%) Rackspace