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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 76 94 111
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +17
Contract jobs citing Open Source 48 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.01% 1.21% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 1.60% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 8
Average daily rate £438 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £590 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.09% +80.89%
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
1876 1942 1728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.72% 76.01% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1182 963
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 139 150
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex +21 28 £438 -4.89% 7
Hertfordshire +16 11 £550 +51.72% 9
Bedfordshire +1 4 £575 -8.00%
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £368 -10.36% 7
Suffolk -1 2 - - 1
Norfolk -13 1 £300 -
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 42 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.58%) SOA
3 36 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (36.46%) WSO2
5 33 (34.38%) Java
6 32 (33.33%) REST
7 30 (31.25%) Jenkins
8 28 (29.17%) TDD
8 28 (29.17%) Puppet
8 28 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (28.13%) Middleware
10 26 (27.08%) SOAP
10 26 (27.08%) Git (software)
11 24 (25.00%) Web Services
12 23 (23.96%) XML
12 23 (23.96%) Linux
12 23 (23.96%) JSON
13 21 (21.88%) Apache Camel
13 21 (21.88%) Scrum
14 20 (20.83%) .NET
15 19 (19.79%) MySQL
16 17 (17.71%) Oracle
16 17 (17.71%) OO
16 17 (17.71%) Google
16 17 (17.71%) Apache ServiceMix
16 17 (17.71%) DevOps
17 16 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
17 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
17 16 (16.67%) SQL
17 16 (16.67%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (17.71%) Apache ServiceMix
2 15 (15.63%) Apache
3 10 (10.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (7.29%) Confluence
4 7 (7.29%) Mule
5 6 (6.25%) JBoss
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.08%) IIS
7 2 (2.08%) Jetty
7 2 (2.08%) nginx
7 2 (2.08%) Node.js
8 1 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.04%) Drupal
8 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.08%) Magento
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.13%) GitHub
2 3 (3.13%) Google App Engine
2 3 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.67%) HTTP
2 14 (14.58%) SSL
2 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.08%) DHCP
3 2 (2.08%) DNS
3 2 (2.08%) FTP
3 2 (2.08%) IPsec
4 1 (1.04%) Firewall
4 1 (1.04%) LDAP
4 1 (1.04%) SAN
4 1 (1.04%) SMS
4 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) MySQL
2 9 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.21%) Big Data
4 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.04%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 26 (27.08%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.54%) Subversion
4 9 (9.38%) JIRA
5 7 (7.29%) Mockito
6 5 (5.21%) IntelliJ
6 5 (5.21%) Maven
7 4 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.17%) JUnit
7 4 (4.17%) Mercurial
7 4 (4.17%) WebStorm
8 3 (3.13%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.04%) Grunt
General
1 6 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Automotive
2 3 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Electronics
3 1 (1.04%) Games
3 1 (1.04%) Legal
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (47.92%) Developer
2 29 (30.21%) Architect
3 14 (14.58%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (9.38%) Data Architect
6 8 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.29%) SOA Developer
8 6 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) XML Developer
9 5 (5.21%) IT Manager
9 5 (5.21%) PHP Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Data Integration Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Integration Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (4.17%) Scrum Master
10 4 (4.17%) XML XSLT Developer
11 3 (3.13%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (33.33%) REST
2 27 (28.13%) Middleware
3 26 (27.08%) SOAP
4 24 (25.00%) Web Services
5 23 (23.96%) JSON
5 23 (23.96%) XML
6 21 (21.88%) Apache Camel
7 20 (20.83%) .NET
8 14 (14.58%) HTML
8 14 (14.58%) J2EE
8 14 (14.58%) XSD
9 12 (12.50%) XSLT
10 10 (10.42%) jQuery
11 9 (9.38%) Spring
12 8 (8.33%) HTML5
13 7 (7.29%) CSS
13 7 (7.29%) MSMQ
13 7 (7.29%) WCF
14 6 (6.25%) RESTful
15 5 (5.21%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.17%) User Experience
3 3 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) FMCG
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Linux
2 11 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.58%) SOA
3 36 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (29.17%) TDD
5 21 (21.88%) Scrum
6 17 (17.71%) DevOps
6 17 (17.71%) OO
7 16 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 16 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (14.58%) Kanban
10 12 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 12 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 9 (9.38%) Microservices
11 9 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.33%) MVC
13 7 (7.29%) Coaching
13 7 (7.29%) Data Transformation
13 7 (7.29%) Low Latency
14 6 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.38%) Java
2 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (16.67%) SQL
3 15 (15.63%) Perl
4 8 (8.33%) C
5 7 (7.29%) C#
5 7 (7.29%) PHP
6 6 (6.25%) Scala
7 4 (4.17%) Groovy
8 3 (3.13%) Python
9 2 (2.08%) Haskell
9 2 (2.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Docker
2 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.08%) Xen
3 2 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
1 28 (29.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.04%) Cacti
2 1 (1.04%) Mesos
2 1 (1.04%) Nagios
2 1 (1.04%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 35 (36.46%) WSO2
2 17 (17.71%) Google
2 17 (17.71%) Oracle
3 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.29%) Atlassian
5 6 (6.25%) VMware
6 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.08%) IBM
7 2 (2.08%) Zend
8 1 (1.04%) Adobe
8 1 (1.04%) Citrix
8 1 (1.04%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.04%) Sencha
Essex
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, start 8 Feb
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago