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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 87 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Open Source 11 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.67% 1.00% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.40% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
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£331 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £210 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £423 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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
1261 1075 1202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.66% 71.95% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 572 616
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 47 51
Average hourly rate £19.08 £17.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £56.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 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 31 August 2015.

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 August 2015. 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 -4 6 £350 +16.66% 4
Leicestershire +1 3 £275 -30.37% 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (35.56%) DevOps
2 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (31.11%) Java
4 13 (28.89%) Puppet
5 11 (24.44%) C#
5 11 (24.44%) .NET
5 11 (24.44%) Linux
6 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 10 (22.22%) Change Management
6 10 (22.22%) Finance
7 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.78%) Resource Management
8 8 (17.78%) QA
8 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (17.78%) VB
8 8 (17.78%) N-Tier
8 8 (17.78%) OOP
8 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
8 8 (17.78%) Workflow
9 7 (15.56%) Project Management
9 7 (15.56%) PHP
9 7 (15.56%) MySQL
9 7 (15.56%) UNIX
10 6 (13.33%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) Drupal
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
3 1 (2.22%) Node.js
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.33%) Gradle
2 6 (13.33%) Maven
3 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.44%) Xcode
4 2 (4.44%) Calabash
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Software Team Leader
2 8 (17.78%) Team Leader
2 8 (17.78%) Development Team Leader
2 8 (17.78%) .NET Team Leader
2 8 (17.78%) Software Development Team Leader
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Head of Technology
5 2 (4.44%) PHP Development Manager
5 2 (4.44%) iOS Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Integration Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) DBA
6 1 (2.22%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.11%) HTML
3 5 (11.11%) CSS
4 4 (8.89%) Web Services
5 2 (4.44%) Symfony
6 1 (2.22%) OAuth
6 1 (2.22%) RESTful
6 1 (2.22%) HTML5
6 1 (2.22%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (35.56%) DevOps
2 10 (22.22%) Change Management
2 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.78%) Resource Management
4 8 (17.78%) Workflow
4 8 (17.78%) OOP
4 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (15.56%) Project Management
6 6 (13.33%) Data Management
6 6 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (11.11%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.89%) Web Development
9 3 (6.67%) Network Management
9 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) C#
3 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) VB
5 7 (15.56%) PHP
6 5 (11.11%) Ruby
7 3 (6.67%) C++
8 2 (4.44%) SQL
8 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.22%) Scala
9 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.22%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
1 1 (2.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (28.89%) Puppet
3 6 (13.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) Pacemaker
4 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
4 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) hybris
5 1 (2.22%) Percona
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