The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 75 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 19 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.18% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.43% 1.32% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 1
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£395 £318 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.40% +33.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+215.55% -40.00%
Open Source
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
429 379 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.58% 23.85% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 191 151
Average daily rate £365 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.96% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £425 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.31 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.48% -22.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.75 £65.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

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 Miscellaneous 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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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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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
Northamptonshire - 12 £400 - 4
Nottinghamshire +11 4 £269 -15.35% 2
Leicestershire +11 3 £395 +66.31%
Derbyshire - - - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 21 (61.76%) Linux
2 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
4 15 (44.12%) Java
4 15 (44.12%) MySQL
4 15 (44.12%) Windows
5 14 (41.18%) Apache
5 14 (41.18%) Tomcat
6 12 (35.29%) Google
6 12 (35.29%) Selenium
6 12 (35.29%) Cucumber
6 12 (35.29%) Google Apps
7 11 (32.35%) hybris
8 10 (29.41%) Oracle
9 9 (26.47%) LAN
9 9 (26.47%) WAN
9 9 (26.47%) Cisco
9 9 (26.47%) SAN
10 8 (23.53%) Retail
11 7 (20.59%) VMware
11 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
11 7 (20.59%) HTML
12 6 (17.65%) CSS
12 6 (17.65%) JMS
12 6 (17.65%) SOA
12 6 (17.65%) UNIX
12 6 (17.65%) HP
12 6 (17.65%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (17.65%) TDD
12 6 (17.65%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 14 (41.18%) Apache
1 14 (41.18%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Google Apps
2 2 (5.88%) IaaS
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) LAN
1 9 (26.47%) WAN
1 9 (26.47%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) DMZ
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Selenium
1 12 (35.29%) Cucumber
2 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
2 5 (14.71%) Mockito
2 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Test Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Server Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Storage Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Hybris Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Server Support
8 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Server Support Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Designer
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Storage Support Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Architect
9 2 (5.88%) Tester
9 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Tester
9 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) CSS
2 6 (17.65%) JMS
2 6 (17.65%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (17.65%) Spring
3 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
3 5 (14.71%) jQuery
3 5 (14.71%) RESTful
3 5 (14.71%) HTML5
3 5 (14.71%) CSS3
4 4 (11.76%) Spring Integration
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
6 2 (5.88%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) .NET
6 2 (5.88%) Middleware
7 1 (2.94%) LAMP
7 1 (2.94%) WSDL
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.94%) Clustering
1 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 6 (17.65%) UNIX
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) CentOS
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
3 6 (17.65%) TDD
3 6 (17.65%) SOA
3 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 5 (14.71%) BDD
4 5 (14.71%) Test Management
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Validation
7 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.94%) Release Management
8 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Google
2 11 (32.35%) hybris
3 10 (29.41%) Oracle
4 9 (26.47%) Cisco
5 7 (20.59%) VMware
6 6 (17.65%) HP
7 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow
7 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
8 4 (11.76%) Citrix
9 2 (5.88%) SAP
10 1 (2.94%) IBM
10 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.94%) Software AG
10 1 (2.94%) Motorola
10 1 (2.94%) Intel
10 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.94%) Talend
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