The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 120 100 124
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +24
Contract jobs citing Open Source 22 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 1.11% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.64% 3.84% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 12
Average daily rate
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£453 £300 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.83% -35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £158 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £373 £718
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £41.25 £67.50
% change year-on-year
+37.57% -38.88%
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
832 703 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.92% 28.79% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 341 357
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 98 89
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.50 £22.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.68% +37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.90 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 21 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire -9 8 £465 +55.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £350 -12.50% 14
Suffolk - 4 £406 - 3
Essex -19 2 - - 6
Norfolk - 2 £513 -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 30 (48.39%) HTML
1 30 (48.39%) CSS
2 24 (38.71%) Java
2 24 (38.71%) Oracle
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) HTML5
3 23 (37.10%) PHP
3 23 (37.10%) OO
4 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
4 22 (35.48%) CSS3
5 21 (33.87%) Linux
6 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 20 (32.26%) Perl
7 19 (30.65%) jQuery
8 16 (25.81%) SQL
8 16 (25.81%) TDD
8 16 (25.81%) Tcl
9 15 (24.19%) Apache
10 13 (20.97%) MySQL
10 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
10 13 (20.97%) OAuth
10 13 (20.97%) OpenID
10 13 (20.97%) OpenSSO
11 12 (19.35%) J2EE
11 12 (19.35%) Internet
11 12 (19.35%) Subversion
12 11 (17.74%) Scrum
12 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (16.13%) BDD
13 10 (16.13%) REST

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (24.19%) Apache
2 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.52%) Node.js
3 7 (11.29%) lighttpd
3 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.84%) Liferay
5 3 (4.84%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.23%) GlassFish
6 2 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (3.23%) JBoss
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.61%) CMS
7 1 (1.61%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.61%) Zen Cart
2 1 (1.61%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Internet
2 9 (14.52%) SMTP
3 4 (6.45%) HTTP
4 3 (4.84%) ADSL
4 3 (4.84%) L2TP
5 2 (3.23%) Wireless
6 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.61%) LTE
6 1 (1.61%) WAAS
6 1 (1.61%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.61%) snoop
6 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.61%) VPN
6 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.61%) CDMA
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
6 1 (1.61%) SMS
6 1 (1.61%) UMTS
6 1 (1.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.23%) JasperReports
5 2 (3.23%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.35%) Subversion
3 9 (14.52%) Ant
4 7 (11.29%) Grunt
4 7 (11.29%) Maven
4 7 (11.29%) JIRA
5 6 (9.68%) Selenium
6 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.23%) Mockito
7 2 (3.23%) Hamcrest
7 2 (3.23%) Firebug
7 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.61%) Behat
8 1 (1.61%) Gradle
8 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.61%) GDB
8 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Web Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 7 (11.29%) PHP Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.06%) Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Design Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Administrator
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Perl Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Test Automation Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) Test Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) HTML
1 30 (48.39%) CSS
2 24 (38.71%) HTML5
3 22 (35.48%) CSS3
4 19 (30.65%) jQuery
5 13 (20.97%) OAuth
5 13 (20.97%) OpenID
6 12 (19.35%) J2EE
7 10 (16.13%) REST
8 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.68%) XML
9 6 (9.68%) J2SE
10 5 (8.06%) Web Services
10 5 (8.06%) LAMP
10 5 (8.06%) Spring
11 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
11 4 (6.45%) Ajax
11 4 (6.45%) .NET
11 4 (6.45%) Backbone.js
12 3 (4.84%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Clustering
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Mathematics
2 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Life Science
3 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.23%) GIS
3 2 (3.23%) Biology
3 2 (3.23%) Ontologies
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) EMV
4 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.61%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Social Media
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) UNIX
3 4 (6.45%) Solaris
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Android
4 2 (3.23%) Debian
4 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) OO
3 16 (25.81%) TDD
4 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
5 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (17.74%) Scrum
6 10 (16.13%) Web Design
6 10 (16.13%) BDD
7 9 (14.52%) Web Development
7 9 (14.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (14.52%) UML
8 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (9.68%) Project Management
9 6 (9.68%) MVC
9 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
10 5 (8.06%) Validation
10 5 (8.06%) SOA
11 4 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) Java
2 23 (37.10%) PHP
3 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 20 (32.26%) Perl
4 16 (25.81%) SQL
4 16 (25.81%) Tcl
5 10 (16.13%) Python
6 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.84%) Ruby
7 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.23%) SPARQL
8 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.23%) C
9 1 (1.61%) C#
9 1 (1.61%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.23%) ISEB
2 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (1.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) OpenSSO
2 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Oracle
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Sun
3 4 (6.45%) Atlassian
3 4 (6.45%) AccuRev
4 3 (4.84%) Twitter
5 2 (3.23%) Zend
6 1 (1.61%) F5
6 1 (1.61%) Facebook
6 1 (1.61%) Juniper
6 1 (1.61%) CA
6 1 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago