The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 67 100 114
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +14
Contract jobs citing Open Source 63 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.48% 1.54% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.96% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 17
Median daily rate £356 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2034 2454 2295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.17% 78.98% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1507 1339
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 162 156
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the East of England region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the East of England region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Cambridgeshire +26 22 £375 - 9
Suffolk +12 15 £400 -15.78%
Essex +1 14 £350 -12.50%
Hertfordshire +10 5 £575 +15.00% 5
Bedfordshire - 5 £325 - 2
Norfolk 0 2 £250 +8.69%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 of England region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 70 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (48.62%) Java
3 47 (43.12%) REST
4 43 (39.45%) Web Services
5 40 (36.70%) SOAP
6 39 (35.78%) Linux
7 37 (33.94%) SQL
8 36 (33.03%) OO
9 31 (28.44%) Scrum
10 30 (27.52%) Finance
11 28 (25.69%) Oracle
12 27 (24.77%) JSON
12 27 (24.77%) AngularJS
13 23 (21.10%) XML
14 22 (20.18%) SOA
14 22 (20.18%) TDD
15 21 (19.27%) Unix
16 19 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (17.43%) WSO2
17 18 (16.51%) Puppet
18 17 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (14.68%) Spring
19 16 (14.68%) OOA/OOD
19 16 (14.68%) MySQL
19 16 (14.68%) Firewall
19 16 (14.68%) KnockoutJS
19 16 (14.68%) Apache Camel
20 15 (13.76%) Configuration Management
21 14 (12.84%) Shell Script
21 14 (12.84%) DNS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (11.01%) Apache
1 12 (11.01%) Apache ServiceMix
2 11 (10.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (10.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.67%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.75%) Mule
5 2 (1.83%) Confluence
5 2 (1.83%) IIS
5 2 (1.83%) JBoss
5 2 (1.83%) nginx
5 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.92%) Jetty
6 1 (0.92%) SAS
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.67%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (2.75%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (1.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.34%) GitHub
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.92%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) Firewall
2 14 (12.84%) DNS
3 12 (11.01%) SAN
4 8 (7.34%) SSL
5 6 (5.50%) HTTP
6 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.67%) VPN
7 3 (2.75%) SMS
7 3 (2.75%) VLAN
8 2 (1.83%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.92%) BGP
9 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.92%) DHCP
9 1 (0.92%) FTP
9 1 (0.92%) IPsec
9 1 (0.92%) MPLS
9 1 (0.92%) WAN
9 1 (0.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) MySQL
2 9 (8.26%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.42%) Big Data
4 6 (5.50%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.50%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.59%) HBase
6 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.92%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.92%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.84%) JIRA
1 14 (12.84%) Mockito
2 13 (11.93%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.93%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.26%) EasyMock
4 7 (6.42%) Selenium
5 5 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.59%) JUnit
5 5 (4.59%) Maven
5 5 (4.59%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.67%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.67%) WebStorm
7 3 (2.75%) Subversion
8 2 (1.83%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.83%) GCC
8 2 (1.83%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.92%) Hudson
9 1 (0.92%) Travis CI
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.75%) Legal
3 3 (2.75%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (55.96%) Developer
2 41 (37.61%) Java Developer
3 25 (22.94%) Agile Developer
4 20 (18.35%) Agile Java Developer
5 13 (11.93%) SOA Developer
6 12 (11.01%) Administrator
7 11 (10.09%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (9.17%) Architect
9 9 (8.26%) XML Developer
10 8 (7.34%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (6.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (6.42%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.59%) .NET Developer
12 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.59%) C# Developer
12 5 (4.59%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (4.59%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.59%) Unix Administrator
12 5 (4.59%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (43.12%) REST
2 43 (39.45%) Web Services
3 40 (36.70%) SOAP
4 27 (24.77%) AngularJS
4 27 (24.77%) JSON
5 23 (21.10%) XML
6 16 (14.68%) Apache Camel
6 16 (14.68%) KnockoutJS
6 16 (14.68%) Spring
7 13 (11.93%) XSD
8 12 (11.01%) HTML
8 12 (11.01%) Middleware
9 11 (10.09%) Hibernate
9 11 (10.09%) WireMock
9 11 (10.09%) XSLT
10 10 (9.17%) .NET
11 8 (7.34%) CSS
12 6 (5.50%) J2EE
13 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
13 5 (4.59%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.59%) Biology
3 5 (4.59%) Informatics
4 3 (2.75%) iPad
4 3 (2.75%) Social Media
4 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) FMCG
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.92%) User Experience
6 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.78%) Linux
2 21 (19.27%) Unix
3 17 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (11.93%) Solaris
5 12 (11.01%) Windows
6 2 (1.83%) Android
6 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.83%) CentOS
7 1 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.03%) OO
3 31 (28.44%) Scrum
4 22 (20.18%) SOA
4 22 (20.18%) TDD
5 19 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (14.68%) OOA/OOD
7 15 (13.76%) Configuration Management
8 13 (11.93%) DevOps
8 13 (11.93%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (11.01%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (11.01%) High Availability
9 12 (11.01%) MVC
9 12 (11.01%) Virtual Environments
10 11 (10.09%) ITIL
10 11 (10.09%) Load Balancing
11 10 (9.17%) Change Control
11 10 (9.17%) Incident Management
12 8 (7.34%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (48.62%) Java
2 37 (33.94%) SQL
3 14 (12.84%) Shell Script
4 12 (11.01%) Python
5 11 (10.09%) C#
5 11 (10.09%) Perl
5 11 (10.09%) PL/SQL
6 10 (9.17%) C
7 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.59%) PHP
9 4 (3.67%) C++
9 4 (3.67%) Groovy
9 4 (3.67%) Scala
10 3 (2.75%) Ruby
11 2 (1.83%) XPath
12 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) iptables
2 10 (9.17%) Postfix
2 10 (9.17%) Sendmail
2 10 (9.17%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (9.17%) vSphere
3 4 (3.67%) Docker
4 2 (1.83%) Snort
5 1 (0.92%) Firmware
5 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (16.51%) Puppet
2 13 (11.93%) Nagios
2 13 (11.93%) OSSEC
3 10 (9.17%) Cobbler
4 7 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.67%) Ansible
6 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (25.69%) Oracle
2 19 (17.43%) WSO2
3 14 (12.84%) Google
3 14 (12.84%) Red Hat
4 12 (11.01%) EMC
4 12 (11.01%) LogRhythm
4 12 (11.01%) TippingPoint
5 11 (10.09%) SolarWinds
5 11 (10.09%) Splunk
6 10 (9.17%) HP
6 10 (9.17%) ServiceNow
7 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.59%) Adobe
9 4 (3.67%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.83%) Interwoven
10 2 (1.83%) Thunderhead
10 2 (1.83%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.83%) Zend
11 1 (0.92%) Tableau
11 1 (0.92%) VMware
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