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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / East Midlands
Rank 83 94 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Contract jobs citing Open Source 17 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.14% 0.60% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.77% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Median daily rate £550 £575 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +58.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £450 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +11.37%

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
1189 1174 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.69% 78.21% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 719 600
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 43
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £43.75 £26.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +10 6 - - 1
Northamptonshire -12 6 £600 -2.04%
Leicestershire +7 3 £345 -37.27% 1
Derbyshire - 2 - - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (46.67%) Java
4 20 (44.44%) CSS
4 20 (44.44%) HTML
5 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
6 16 (35.56%) J2EE
6 16 (35.56%) Linux
7 15 (33.33%) PHP
7 15 (33.33%) Subversion
7 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 14 (31.11%) Zend
8 14 (31.11%) Spring
8 14 (31.11%) Hibernate
9 13 (28.89%) SQL
9 13 (28.89%) Web Services
9 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (28.89%) Case Management
10 12 (26.67%) SOAP
11 11 (24.44%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
11 11 (24.44%) BDD
11 11 (24.44%) Docker
12 10 (22.22%) Front End Development
12 10 (22.22%) Struts
12 10 (22.22%) JSP
12 10 (22.22%) DB2
12 10 (22.22%) Ant
12 10 (22.22%) XML
12 10 (22.22%) XSLT

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 11 (24.44%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (11.11%) Apache
2 5 (11.11%) JBoss
2 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.89%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Photoshop
1 4 (8.89%) Pixelmator
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) DB2
1 10 (22.22%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (11.11%) Endeca
3 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
2 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (33.33%) Subversion
3 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
4 10 (22.22%) Ant
4 10 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 10 (22.22%) Maven
5 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (13.33%) Grunt
6 6 (13.33%) gulp
6 6 (13.33%) JIRA
7 5 (11.11%) Protractor
8 4 (8.89%) HP UFT
8 4 (8.89%) Selenium
9 3 (6.67%) jMock
9 3 (6.67%) JUnit
9 3 (6.67%) Ranorex
10 1 (2.22%) JBehave
10 1 (2.22%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (13.33%) Applications Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Azure Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (8.89%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (6.67%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.44%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) CSS
1 20 (44.44%) HTML
2 16 (35.56%) J2EE
3 14 (31.11%) Hibernate
3 14 (31.11%) Spring
4 13 (28.89%) Web Services
5 12 (26.67%) SOAP
6 10 (22.22%) Apache Flex
6 10 (22.22%) jQuery
6 10 (22.22%) JSP
6 10 (22.22%) Struts
6 10 (22.22%) Struts2
6 10 (22.22%) UDDI
6 10 (22.22%) WSDL
6 10 (22.22%) XHTML
6 10 (22.22%) XML
6 10 (22.22%) XML Schema
6 10 (22.22%) XSLT
7 9 (20.00%) Behat
7 9 (20.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.67%) Fintech
2 3 (6.67%) Social Media
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.22%) AIX
4 1 (2.22%) CentOS
4 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Case Management
2 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (24.44%) BDD
4 10 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 10 (22.22%) OO
4 10 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 9 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (15.56%) MVC
7 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.33%) OO PHP
7 6 (13.33%) Scrum
8 4 (8.89%) Functional Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Line Management
8 4 (8.89%) Web Operations
9 3 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.67%) OOD
9 3 (6.67%) Service Design
9 3 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 15 (33.33%) PHP
4 13 (28.89%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) Go
5 1 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.44%) OCMJD
3 2 (4.44%) OCPJWCD
3 2 (4.44%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) WAI
2 3 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Docker
2 5 (11.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Graphite
1 5 (11.11%) logstash
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Icinga
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Zend
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) PagerDuty