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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 89 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 41 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.66% 0.94% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.22% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 19
Median daily rate £340 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £390 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
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
1945 2210 2237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.94% 77.33% 75.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1263 1261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 159 153
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +25 13 £340 -7.79% 7
Essex +2 13 - -
Suffolk +11 12 - -
Hertfordshire -2 1 £563 +18.42% 1
Norfolk - 1 £750 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 4
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (55.95%) REST
3 45 (53.57%) Web Services
4 39 (46.43%) SOAP
4 39 (46.43%) Java
5 31 (36.90%) JSON
6 29 (34.52%) XML
7 28 (33.33%) Oracle
8 26 (30.95%) SOA
9 25 (29.76%) MySQL
10 24 (28.57%) Finance
10 24 (28.57%) Google
10 24 (28.57%) WSO2
11 23 (27.38%) Apache Camel
11 23 (27.38%) Scrum
11 23 (27.38%) Linux
12 22 (26.19%) XSD
13 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
13 20 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (22.62%) Apache ServiceMix
14 19 (22.62%) XSLT
14 19 (22.62%) OO
15 18 (21.43%) SQL
15 18 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 15 (17.86%) Puppet
16 15 (17.86%) Middleware
17 14 (16.67%) Configuration Management
17 14 (16.67%) DevOps
17 14 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (15.48%) Mockito

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 19 (22.62%) Apache ServiceMix
2 18 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (14.29%) Apache
4 10 (11.90%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (3.57%) IIS
5 3 (3.57%) nginx
5 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.38%) Jetty
6 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.19%) Mule
7 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.57%) GitHub
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.38%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) DNS
2 10 (11.90%) SSL
3 9 (10.71%) Firewall
4 8 (9.52%) HTTP
4 8 (9.52%) SAN
5 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.38%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.38%) DHCP
6 2 (2.38%) FTP
6 2 (2.38%) IPsec
6 2 (2.38%) VPN
6 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.19%) WAN
7 1 (1.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.76%) MySQL
2 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.19%) HBase
4 1 (1.19%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Mockito
2 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.90%) EasyMock
4 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.71%) JIRA
5 4 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.76%) Maven
6 3 (3.57%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.57%) JUnit
6 3 (3.57%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.57%) WebStorm
7 2 (2.38%) Robot Framework
7 2 (2.38%) Selenium
7 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.38%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.19%) ERwin
8 1 (1.19%) Hudson
8 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (60.71%) Developer
2 32 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 19 (22.62%) Agile Developer
4 14 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 14 (16.67%) SOA Developer
5 11 (13.10%) XML Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Administrator
7 7 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.14%) Architect
9 5 (5.95%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Agile C# Developer
9 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Scrum Master
9 5 (5.95%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (5.95%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.95%) REST
2 45 (53.57%) Web Services
3 39 (46.43%) SOAP
4 31 (36.90%) JSON
5 29 (34.52%) XML
6 23 (27.38%) Apache Camel
7 22 (26.19%) XSD
8 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 19 (22.62%) XSLT
10 15 (17.86%) Middleware
11 12 (14.29%) Spring
12 11 (13.10%) HTML
13 10 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (10.71%) .NET
15 8 (9.52%) CSS
16 7 (8.33%) Hibernate
17 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
17 5 (5.95%) jQuery
17 5 (5.95%) LAMP
18 3 (3.57%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) iPad
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.19%) FMCG
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (11.90%) Unix
4 9 (10.71%) Solaris
5 8 (9.52%) Windows
6 2 (2.38%) CentOS
7 1 (1.19%) Android
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) SOA
3 23 (27.38%) Scrum
4 20 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (22.62%) OO
6 14 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 14 (16.67%) DevOps
7 12 (14.29%) MVC
8 11 (13.10%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (11.90%) TDD
10 9 (10.71%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (9.52%) High Availability
11 8 (9.52%) ITIL
11 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
12 7 (8.33%) Change Control
12 7 (8.33%) Incident Management
12 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) Java
2 18 (21.43%) SQL
3 10 (11.90%) Shell Script
4 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.33%) Perl
7 6 (7.14%) C#
8 5 (5.95%) PHP
8 5 (5.95%) Python
9 3 (3.57%) C
9 3 (3.57%) Groovy
9 3 (3.57%) Scala
10 1 (1.19%) C++
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) iptables
2 7 (8.33%) Postfix
2 7 (8.33%) Sendmail
2 7 (8.33%) vSphere
3 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) Xen
4 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (17.86%) Puppet
2 9 (10.71%) Nagios
2 9 (10.71%) OSSEC
3 7 (8.33%) Cobbler
4 6 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 28 (33.33%) Oracle
2 24 (28.57%) Google
2 24 (28.57%) WSO2
3 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.52%) EMC
4 8 (9.52%) LogRhythm
4 8 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 8 (9.52%) Splunk
4 8 (9.52%) TippingPoint
5 7 (8.33%) HP
5 7 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.38%) Adobe
7 2 (2.38%) Interwoven
7 2 (2.38%) Thunderhead
7 2 (2.38%) VMware
7 2 (2.38%) Zend
8 1 (1.19%) CA
8 1 (1.19%) Informatica
8 1 (1.19%) Tableau
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