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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 73 87 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 27 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.69% 0.68% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.86% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 9
Median daily rate £375 £331 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +47.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £256 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% -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
1272 1275 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.70% 78.32% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 786 593
Median daily rate £415 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 50
Median hourly rate £15.25 £19.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.07% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.84 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +11 22 £375 +7.14% 5
Derbyshire - 2 £525 -
Leicestershire +2 1 £355 +29.09% 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) PHP
3 20 (50.00%) Zend
3 20 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
4 19 (47.50%) Jenkins
4 19 (47.50%) Case Management
5 18 (45.00%) Docker
6 17 (42.50%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (42.50%) Cucumber
7 16 (40.00%) BDD
7 16 (40.00%) Behat
7 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 16 (40.00%) WebDriver
7 16 (40.00%) Front End Development
8 15 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (35.00%) Zend Framework
10 13 (32.50%) Linux
11 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
12 11 (27.50%) HTML
12 11 (27.50%) CSS
13 10 (25.00%) OO
13 10 (25.00%) MVC
13 10 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (25.00%) Grunt
13 10 (25.00%) gulp
14 9 (22.50%) Doctrine
14 9 (22.50%) OO PHP
14 9 (22.50%) LESS
14 9 (22.50%) Protractor

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 17 (42.50%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.50%) MySQL
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.00%) Big Data
5 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Jenkins
2 17 (42.50%) Cucumber
3 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 16 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 10 (25.00%) Grunt
4 10 (25.00%) gulp
5 9 (22.50%) Protractor
6 8 (20.00%) JIRA
7 4 (10.00%) HP UFT
7 4 (10.00%) Maven
8 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (5.00%) Ranorex
8 2 (5.00%) Selenium
9 1 (2.50%) Ant
9 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.50%) Gradle
9 1 (2.50%) JMeter
9 1 (2.50%) JProfiler
9 1 (2.50%) JUnit
9 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (5.00%) Avionics
1 2 (5.00%) Banking
1 2 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Senior Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (20.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 6 (15.00%) PHP Developer
6 5 (12.50%) PHP Zend Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Architect
7 4 (10.00%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Angular Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Behat
2 14 (35.00%) Zend Framework
3 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (27.50%) CSS
4 11 (27.50%) HTML
5 9 (22.50%) CSS3
5 9 (22.50%) Doctrine
5 9 (22.50%) Gherkin
5 9 (22.50%) LESS
6 8 (20.00%) Twig
7 3 (7.50%) Yocto
8 2 (5.00%) J2EE
8 2 (5.00%) Spring
8 2 (5.00%) Spring Boot
8 2 (5.00%) Web Services
8 2 (5.00%) XML
9 1 (2.50%) Ajax
9 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (2.50%) JSON
9 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (12.50%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Fintech
4 2 (5.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Unix
3 7 (17.50%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (47.50%) Case Management
4 16 (40.00%) BDD
4 16 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 15 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (25.00%) MVC
6 10 (25.00%) OO
7 9 (22.50%) OO PHP
8 7 (17.50%) Service Design
9 6 (15.00%) Line Management
9 6 (15.00%) Web Operations
10 5 (12.50%) DevOps
11 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
12 3 (7.50%) Microservices
12 3 (7.50%) Migration
12 3 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
12 3 (7.50%) SDLC
13 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) PHP
2 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (5.00%) C
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) Go
6 1 (2.50%) Groovy
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) WAI
2 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) Docker
2 3 (7.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Zend
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.50%) Wind River
4 2 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Perforce