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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 73 90 90
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 20 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.30% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.84% 1.86% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 1
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£338 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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%
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
413 376 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.82% 22.60% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 189 140
Average daily rate £350 £321 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £7.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £55.21 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -36.36%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
Northamptonshire +10 13 £369 +22.91% 5
Nottinghamshire +15 4 £250 -3.84% 1
Leicestershire +5 3 £395 - 2
Derbyshire - - - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 17 (54.84%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Windows
4 13 (41.94%) E-Commerce
4 13 (41.94%) MySQL
5 12 (38.71%) Java
5 12 (38.71%) Apache
5 12 (38.71%) Tomcat
6 11 (35.48%) Google
6 11 (35.48%) Google Apps
7 10 (32.26%) Retail
7 10 (32.26%) Oracle
8 9 (29.03%) Selenium
8 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
9 7 (22.58%) TDD
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco
9 7 (22.58%) SAN
9 7 (22.58%) LAN
9 7 (22.58%) WAN
9 7 (22.58%) hybris
10 6 (19.35%) BDD
10 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
10 6 (19.35%) ServiceNow
10 6 (19.35%) UNIX
10 6 (19.35%) HTML
10 6 (19.35%) Test Management
11 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (16.13%) CentOS
11 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 12 (38.71%) Apache
1 12 (38.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) NetWeaver
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.23%) Drupal
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Google Apps
2 3 (9.68%) IaaS
2 3 (9.68%) SaaS
2 3 (9.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) LAN
1 7 (22.58%) WAN
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) DMZ
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Selenium
1 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
2 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
2 2 (6.45%) Mockito
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.23%) NUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (32.26%) Retail
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Server Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Storage Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Server Support
7 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Server Support Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Designer
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (6.45%) Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) JMS
2 4 (12.90%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (9.68%) Spring
3 3 (9.68%) Middleware
3 3 (9.68%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
3 3 (9.68%) CSS3
4 2 (6.45%) Spring Integration
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (6.45%) XSD
4 2 (6.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) UNIX
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) CentOS
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) E-Commerce
3 7 (22.58%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
4 6 (19.35%) BDD
4 6 (19.35%) Test Management
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) SOA
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.45%) Release Management
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) MVC
8 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
1 5 (16.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Google
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco
3 7 (22.58%) hybris
4 6 (19.35%) ServiceNow
5 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
5 5 (16.13%) HP
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix
7 3 (9.68%) SAP
8 2 (6.45%) IBM
8 2 (6.45%) Software AG
8 2 (6.45%) Intel
8 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (3.23%) Talend
9 1 (3.23%) Motorola
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
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