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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 85 114 117
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 41 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.62% 0.65% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 0.85% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 14
Median daily rate £340 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £475 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £358
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -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
1973 2123 2334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.98% 76.73% 76.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1193 1322
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 144
Median hourly rate £27.50 £33.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 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 5 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
Essex - 13 - -
Cambridgeshire +21 10 £325 -21.21% 8
Suffolk +8 8 - -
Hertfordshire -1 6 £563 +40.62% 7
East Anglia - 2 £500 -
Bedfordshire +5 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £750 -
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (44.94%) REST
3 39 (43.82%) Web Services
4 37 (41.57%) Java
5 34 (38.20%) SOAP
6 30 (33.71%) JSON
7 29 (32.58%) XML
7 29 (32.58%) SOA
8 26 (29.21%) Oracle
8 26 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (29.21%) WSO2
9 25 (28.09%) Google
10 24 (26.97%) MySQL
11 23 (25.84%) Linux
11 23 (25.84%) Scrum
11 23 (25.84%) Apache Camel
12 22 (24.72%) XSD
13 21 (23.60%) Middleware
14 19 (21.35%) XSLT
14 19 (21.35%) OO
14 19 (21.35%) Apache ServiceMix
14 19 (21.35%) Puppet
15 18 (20.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (20.22%) Finance
16 17 (19.10%) SQL
17 16 (17.98%) Jenkins
17 16 (17.98%) DevOps
18 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
18 14 (15.73%) .NET
18 14 (15.73%) Configuration Management

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 (21.35%) Apache ServiceMix
2 18 (20.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (13.48%) Apache
4 10 (11.24%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (3.37%) IIS
5 3 (3.37%) nginx
5 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.25%) Jetty
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.12%) Mule
7 1 (1.12%) SAS
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.25%) Magento
2 2 (2.25%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.37%) GitHub
3 3 (3.37%) Google App Engine
3 3 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) HTTP
1 11 (12.36%) SSL
2 9 (10.11%) DNS
2 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.87%) Firewall
4 6 (6.74%) SAN
5 2 (2.25%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.25%) DHCP
5 2 (2.25%) FTP
5 2 (2.25%) IPsec
5 2 (2.25%) VPN
5 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.12%) LDAP
6 1 (1.12%) SMS
6 1 (1.12%) WAN
6 1 (1.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) MySQL
2 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.25%) Big Data
4 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.12%) HBase
5 1 (1.12%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.48%) Mockito
3 10 (11.24%) EasyMock
4 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.87%) JIRA
6 3 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.37%) Maven
6 3 (3.37%) Subversion
6 3 (3.37%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.25%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.25%) JUnit
7 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.25%) Robot Framework
7 2 (2.25%) Selenium
7 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.25%) WebStorm
8 1 (1.12%) ERwin
8 1 (1.12%) Hudson
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (56.18%) Developer
2 25 (28.09%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.73%) SOA Developer
4 13 (14.61%) Agile Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Architect
5 11 (12.36%) XML Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.74%) Administrator
9 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.62%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Integration Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Scrum Master
9 5 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (44.94%) REST
2 39 (43.82%) Web Services
3 34 (38.20%) SOAP
4 30 (33.71%) JSON
5 29 (32.58%) XML
6 23 (25.84%) Apache Camel
7 22 (24.72%) XSD
8 21 (23.60%) Middleware
9 19 (21.35%) XSLT
10 14 (15.73%) .NET
10 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
11 9 (10.11%) HTML
12 8 (8.99%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (7.87%) Spring
14 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
14 5 (5.62%) CSS
14 5 (5.62%) J2EE
14 5 (5.62%) LAMP
15 4 (4.49%) HTML5
15 4 (4.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.49%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.37%) iPad
3 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.25%) User Experience
4 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.12%) FMCG
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.12%) Social Media
4 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.84%) Linux
2 13 (14.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (8.99%) Unix
4 7 (7.87%) Solaris
5 6 (6.74%) Windows
6 1 (1.12%) Android
6 1 (1.12%) CentOS
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.58%) SOA
3 26 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (25.84%) Scrum
5 19 (21.35%) OO
6 16 (17.98%) DevOps
7 14 (15.73%) Configuration Management
8 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
9 11 (12.36%) MVC
9 11 (12.36%) TDD
10 10 (11.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (10.11%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (7.87%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.74%) Data Architecture
13 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (6.74%) High Availability
13 6 (6.74%) ITIL
13 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
14 5 (5.62%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.57%) Java
2 17 (19.10%) SQL
3 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.24%) Perl
5 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.74%) C#
6 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.62%) PHP
7 5 (5.62%) Python
8 4 (4.49%) C
9 2 (2.25%) Groovy
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 2 (2.25%) Scala
10 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.12%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) iptables
2 5 (5.62%) Postfix
2 5 (5.62%) Sendmail
2 5 (5.62%) vSphere
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.25%) Xen
4 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (21.35%) Puppet
2 12 (13.48%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.99%) Nagios
4 7 (7.87%) OSSEC
5 5 (5.62%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.12%) Cacti
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Oracle
1 26 (29.21%) WSO2
2 25 (28.09%) Google
3 12 (13.48%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.74%) EMC
4 6 (6.74%) LogRhythm
4 6 (6.74%) SolarWinds
4 6 (6.74%) Splunk
4 6 (6.74%) TippingPoint
5 5 (5.62%) HP
5 5 (5.62%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.37%) Adobe
6 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.37%) VMware
7 2 (2.25%) Interwoven
7 2 (2.25%) Thunderhead
7 2 (2.25%) Zend
8 1 (1.12%) CA
8 1 (1.12%) Informatica
8 1 (1.12%) Tableau