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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 81 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 13 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.82% 2.03% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 2.59% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 31 8
Median daily rate £700 £500 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +70.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £795 £650 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
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
1288 1311 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.21% 78.22% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 788 574
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 75
Median hourly rate £16.05 £17.30 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% -4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £10.61 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.45 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 May 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 May 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
Northamptonshire +1 8 £600 +20.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -9 5 £700 +9.80% 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Puppet
3 8 (23.53%) MySQL
3 8 (23.53%) HTTP
3 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 7 (20.59%) Middleware
4 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
5 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (17.65%) SDLC
6 5 (14.71%) DevOps
6 5 (14.71%) Microservices
6 5 (14.71%) Java
6 5 (14.71%) HP
6 5 (14.71%) HP UFT
6 5 (14.71%) LoadRunner
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
7 4 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.76%) Test Management
7 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 4 (11.76%) Migration

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 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) HTTP
1 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.82%) Big Data
4 3 (8.82%) DataStage
4 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) HP UFT
1 5 (14.71%) LoadRunner
2 3 (8.82%) Maven
2 3 (8.82%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Gradle
3 1 (2.94%) Grunt
3 1 (2.94%) gulp
3 1 (2.94%) JProfiler
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 2 (5.88%) Avionics
1 2 (5.88%) Banking
1 2 (5.88%) Military
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Consultant
1 7 (20.59%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Middleware Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) Test Automation Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Middleware Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Middleware Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Test Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Integration Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Middleware
2 4 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (8.82%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) JSON
4 2 (5.88%) LAMP
4 2 (5.88%) Spring
4 2 (5.88%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.94%) Ajax
5 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.94%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) JMS
5 1 (2.94%) JPA
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) Sass
5 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 6 (17.65%) SDLC
4 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.71%) DevOps
5 5 (14.71%) Microservices
6 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.76%) ETL
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Test Management
7 3 (8.82%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) Kanban
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) C
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Assembly Language
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) Clojure
4 1 (2.94%) Groovy
4 1 (2.94%) Haskell
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) HP
3 4 (11.76%) IBM
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.82%) Talend
4 3 (8.82%) Wind River
5 2 (5.88%) Apigee
6 1 (2.94%) Intel
6 1 (2.94%) Perforce
6 1 (2.94%) Software AG