The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 105 86 117
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +31
Contract jobs citing Open Source 32 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.05% 1.47% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.73% 6.35% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 7
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£425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £256 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £468 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
677 551 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.12% 23.17% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 247 293
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 77 94
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £11.75 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Open Source
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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
Cambridgeshire -7 22 £400 -14.20% 18
Hertfordshire 0 6 £453 +35.58% 6
Essex -6 4 £350 -4.10% 1
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 23 (41.07%) PHP
1 23 (41.07%) Oracle
2 22 (39.29%) Java
3 21 (37.50%) HTML
4 20 (35.71%) Perl
5 19 (33.93%) CSS
5 19 (33.93%) Linux
5 19 (33.93%) HTML5
6 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (30.36%) CSS3
8 16 (28.57%) OpenID
8 16 (28.57%) OpenSSO
8 16 (28.57%) OAuth
8 16 (28.57%) jQuery
8 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 16 (28.57%) SMTP
8 16 (28.57%) Tcl
9 14 (25.00%) OO
10 12 (21.43%) Python
10 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.43%) Internet
11 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
12 10 (17.86%) J2EE
12 10 (17.86%) Scrum
13 9 (16.07%) Finance
13 9 (16.07%) UNIX
13 9 (16.07%) SOA
14 8 (14.29%) UML
14 8 (14.29%) SQL
14 8 (14.29%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.36%) Node.js
4 3 (5.36%) Apache
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.79%) lighttpd
6 1 (1.79%) Liferay
6 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.79%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) SMTP
2 12 (21.43%) Internet
3 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.36%) NAS
4 3 (5.36%) SSH
4 3 (5.36%) L2TP
4 3 (5.36%) DNS
4 3 (5.36%) SNMP
4 3 (5.36%) ADSL
5 2 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (1.79%) LTE
6 1 (1.79%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.79%) Firewall
6 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.79%) CDMA
6 1 (1.79%) SMS
6 1 (1.79%) UMTS
6 1 (1.79%) VoIP
6 1 (1.79%) WCDMA
6 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.57%) Triplestore
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.79%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.79%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.79%) DB2
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Maven
3 5 (8.93%) Subversion
4 4 (7.14%) JIRA
4 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.36%) Ant
6 2 (3.57%) Selenium
7 1 (1.79%) Gradle
7 1 (1.79%) Behat
7 1 (1.79%) Robotium
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (1.79%) GDB
7 1 (1.79%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.79%) Jtest
7 1 (1.79%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.79%) JUnit
7 1 (1.79%) Grunt
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Architect
3 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) IT Operations Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Operations Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) HTML
2 19 (33.93%) CSS
2 19 (33.93%) HTML5
3 17 (30.36%) CSS3
4 16 (28.57%) OpenID
4 16 (28.57%) OAuth
4 16 (28.57%) jQuery
5 10 (17.86%) J2EE
6 6 (10.71%) J2SE
7 5 (8.93%) .NET
8 4 (7.14%) Web Services
8 4 (7.14%) XML
8 4 (7.14%) XML Schema
8 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.36%) RESTful
9 3 (5.36%) LAMP
9 3 (5.36%) XSD
10 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.57%) Akka
10 2 (3.57%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.14%) Clustering
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Taxonomies
3 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.36%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.36%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.57%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (3.57%) W3C
4 2 (3.57%) Ontologies
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Statistics
5 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.79%) GIS
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) EMV
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) UNIX
3 7 (12.50%) Windows
4 4 (7.14%) Solaris
4 4 (7.14%) Android
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) OO
3 10 (17.86%) Scrum
4 9 (16.07%) SOA
5 8 (14.29%) UML
6 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 6 (10.71%) TDD
7 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.71%) Multithreading
7 6 (10.71%) DevOps
8 5 (8.93%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (7.14%) Migration
9 4 (7.14%) Information Management
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) PHP
2 22 (39.29%) Java
3 20 (35.71%) Perl
4 16 (28.57%) Tcl
5 12 (21.43%) Python
6 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
7 8 (14.29%) SQL
8 6 (10.71%) C
8 6 (10.71%) Ruby
9 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.57%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.79%) PHP5
11 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.79%) C#
11 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) GPEN
5 1 (1.79%) OSCP
5 1 (1.79%) CISMP
5 1 (1.79%) CEH
5 1 (1.79%) GIAC
5 1 (1.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) FreeRADIUS
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.36%) NFS
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (28.57%) OpenSSO
2 3 (5.36%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Sun
3 4 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.36%) AccuRev
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) JBoss
6 1 (1.79%) Facebook
6 1 (1.79%) Sencha
6 1 (1.79%) hybris
6 1 (1.79%) Zend
6 1 (1.79%) ATG
6 1 (1.79%) Perforce
6 1 (1.79%) CA
6 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Sybase
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