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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 79 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 19 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.20% 0.95% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.22% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 8
Median daily rate £375 £550 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +144.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £650 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
Open Source
England

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
1275 1226 1072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.29% 77.45% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 758 571
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 59
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £11.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 14 £375 -42.30% 9
Leicestershire +7 1 £355 +49.47% 7
Derbyshire +3 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (35.90%) Zend
3 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) PHP
3 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
3 14 (35.90%) Docker
4 13 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (33.33%) Case Management
5 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 12 (30.77%) WebDriver
5 12 (30.77%) Cucumber
5 12 (30.77%) BDD
5 12 (30.77%) Behat
6 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (28.21%) Front End Development
7 10 (25.64%) Zend Framework
8 9 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
9 8 (20.51%) MVC
9 8 (20.51%) HTTP
9 8 (20.51%) OO
10 7 (17.95%) HTML
10 7 (17.95%) CSS
10 7 (17.95%) Unix
10 7 (17.95%) CSS3
10 7 (17.95%) Grunt
10 7 (17.95%) LESS
10 7 (17.95%) OO PHP

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 13 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (15.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
2 12 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 12 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 7 (17.95%) Grunt
3 7 (17.95%) gulp
3 7 (17.95%) Protractor
4 6 (15.38%) JIRA
5 5 (12.82%) HP UFT
5 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
6 4 (10.26%) Maven
7 1 (2.56%) Ant
7 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.56%) Gradle
7 1 (2.56%) JMeter
7 1 (2.56%) JProfiler
7 1 (2.56%) JUnit
7 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
1 2 (5.13%) Avionics
1 2 (5.13%) Banking
1 2 (5.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (15.38%) Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Test Automation Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Test Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Architect
6 4 (10.26%) PHP Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Middleware Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Behat
2 10 (25.64%) Zend Framework
3 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 7 (17.95%) CSS
4 7 (17.95%) CSS3
4 7 (17.95%) Doctrine
4 7 (17.95%) HTML
4 7 (17.95%) LESS
5 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
5 6 (15.38%) Twig
6 4 (10.26%) Middleware
7 2 (5.13%) J2EE
7 2 (5.13%) Spring
7 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
7 2 (5.13%) Web Services
7 2 (5.13%) XML
8 1 (2.56%) Ajax
8 1 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (2.56%) jQuery
8 1 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Device Driver
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Unix
3 6 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (33.33%) Case Management
4 12 (30.77%) BDD
5 11 (28.21%) Front End Development
5 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (20.51%) MVC
6 8 (20.51%) OO
7 7 (17.95%) OO PHP
8 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 6 (15.38%) SDLC
8 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 5 (12.82%) Line Management
9 5 (12.82%) Service Design
10 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
10 4 (10.26%) DevOps
10 4 (10.26%) Microservices
10 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
1 14 (35.90%) PHP
2 3 (7.69%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Assembly Language
3 2 (5.13%) C
4 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) WAI
2 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Docker
2 3 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Zend
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.69%) Wind River
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Perforce
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