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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 67 78 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +41
Contract jobs citing Open Source 62 56 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.74% 2.18% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 2.84% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 13
Median daily rate £441 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.95% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £415 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
1825 1975 2252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.57% 76.73% 78.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 1156 1446
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 190 138
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +2 28 £475 -9.52% 1
Hertfordshire +3 15 £325 -38.09% 6
Cambridgeshire +13 14 £550 +61.76% 7
Suffolk 0 4 £433 -8.94% 3
Bedfordshire -2 1 £430 -20.91% 1
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 75 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (57.60%) Java
3 52 (41.60%) Linux
3 52 (41.60%) OO
4 35 (28.00%) Scrum
4 35 (28.00%) Big Data
5 34 (27.20%) SQL
6 33 (26.40%) Apache
7 32 (25.60%) SOA
7 32 (25.60%) Jenkins
8 31 (24.80%) TDD
9 28 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (20.80%) J2EE
11 25 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 24 (19.20%) HTTP
12 24 (19.20%) Git (software)
13 23 (18.40%) Puppet
14 22 (17.60%) Kanban
14 22 (17.60%) Perl
14 22 (17.60%) Analytics
15 21 (16.80%) .NET
15 21 (16.80%) JSON
16 20 (16.00%) JIRA
16 20 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (16.00%) Configuration Management
16 20 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 19 (15.20%) Opscode Chef
17 19 (15.20%) Finance
17 19 (15.20%) Oracle
17 19 (15.20%) Technical Architecture

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 33 (26.40%) Apache
2 14 (11.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 14 (11.20%) Apache Spark
3 12 (9.60%) Confluence
3 12 (9.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (7.20%) JBoss
4 9 (7.20%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.20%) Apache Pig
6 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.40%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.40%) Mule
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (2.40%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.80%) IIS
8 1 (0.80%) Jetty
8 1 (0.80%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.80%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.80%) nginx
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (5.60%) Magento
3 5 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (4.80%) GitHub
2 4 (3.20%) Office 365
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.80%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.20%) HTTP
2 17 (13.60%) SSL
2 17 (13.60%) TCP/IP
3 15 (12.00%) SMS
4 5 (4.00%) DNS
4 5 (4.00%) Firewall
5 4 (3.20%) SAN
6 2 (1.60%) Intranet
7 1 (0.80%) BGP
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.80%) DHCP
7 1 (0.80%) FTP
7 1 (0.80%) IPsec
7 1 (0.80%) MPLS
7 1 (0.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.00%) Big Data
2 25 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.20%) HBase
4 12 (9.60%) MongoDB
4 12 (9.60%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.80%) MySQL
5 11 (8.80%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.20%) Apache Hive
8 4 (3.20%) Data Lake
8 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.40%) OLTP
10 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.80%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 32 (25.60%) Jenkins
2 24 (19.20%) Git (software)
3 20 (16.00%) JIRA
4 15 (12.00%) JUnit
4 15 (12.00%) Selenium
5 11 (8.80%) Maven
6 10 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 10 (8.00%) JBehave
6 10 (8.00%) WebDriver
7 9 (7.20%) Mockito
7 9 (7.20%) SoapUI
7 9 (7.20%) Subversion
8 8 (6.40%) JMeter
9 7 (5.60%) Mercurial
9 7 (5.60%) NUnit
10 6 (4.80%) FitNesse
10 6 (4.80%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (4.80%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (15.20%) Finance
2 18 (14.40%) Marketing
3 15 (12.00%) Legal
4 9 (7.20%) Retail
5 5 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (37.60%) Developer
2 27 (21.60%) Architect
3 18 (14.40%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.00%) Digital Architect
4 15 (12.00%) Digital Marketing Architect
5 14 (11.20%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.80%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.80%) IT Architect
7 10 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Agile Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Lead DevOps
9 7 (5.60%) Automation Tester
9 7 (5.60%) Big Data Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Magento Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Tester
10 6 (4.80%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Hadoop Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.80%) J2EE
2 21 (16.80%) .NET
2 21 (16.80%) JSON
3 18 (14.40%) Spring
3 18 (14.40%) Web Services
4 17 (13.60%) REST
5 16 (12.80%) Middleware
6 14 (11.20%) HTML
6 14 (11.20%) Kafka
7 11 (8.80%) RESTful
8 10 (8.00%) Gherkin
8 10 (8.00%) Hibernate
8 10 (8.00%) SOAP
9 9 (7.20%) CSS
10 8 (6.40%) AngularJS
10 8 (6.40%) XML
11 7 (5.60%) JPA
11 7 (5.60%) LAMP
11 7 (5.60%) XHTML
11 7 (5.60%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Virtual Team
2 15 (12.00%) Social Media
3 7 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.80%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.00%) Biology
5 5 (4.00%) Informatics
6 3 (2.40%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.40%) PKI
7 2 (1.60%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) Clustering
8 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.80%) iPad
8 1 (0.80%) User Experience
8 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (41.60%) Linux
2 20 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (9.60%) Unix
4 8 (6.40%) Windows
5 7 (5.60%) Solaris
6 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (41.60%) OO
3 35 (28.00%) Scrum
4 32 (25.60%) SOA
5 31 (24.80%) TDD
6 28 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (17.60%) Analytics
7 22 (17.60%) Kanban
8 20 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 20 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (15.20%) Software Engineering
9 19 (15.20%) Technical Architecture
10 18 (14.40%) DevOps
10 18 (14.40%) Digital Marketing
11 17 (13.60%) BDD
12 16 (12.80%) ETL
12 16 (12.80%) Mentoring
13 15 (12.00%) Data Analytics
13 15 (12.00%) TOGAF
13 15 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 72 (57.60%) Java
2 34 (27.20%) SQL
3 22 (17.60%) Perl
4 13 (10.40%) C
5 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.60%) Python
6 10 (8.00%) Scala
7 9 (7.20%) PHP
8 6 (4.80%) Ruby
9 5 (4.00%) C#
9 5 (4.00%) Groovy
9 5 (4.00%) XPath
10 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.60%) C++
13 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) QA
1 2 (1.60%) SDET
2 1 (0.80%) CDISC
2 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.80%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (9.60%) Docker
2 4 (3.20%) iptables
2 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.40%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.40%) HDFS
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.40%) Postfix
3 3 (2.40%) Sendmail
3 3 (2.40%) Varnish
3 3 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.40%) vSphere
4 2 (1.60%) Snort
5 1 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (18.40%) Puppet
2 19 (15.20%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.00%) Ansible
4 4 (3.20%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (3.20%) Nagios
4 4 (3.20%) OSSEC
5 3 (2.40%) Cobbler
5 3 (2.40%) Kibana
5 3 (2.40%) OpenView
5 3 (2.40%) SCCM
5 3 (2.40%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.60%) Terraform
7 1 (0.80%) Packer
Vendors
1 19 (15.20%) Oracle
2 14 (11.20%) Adobe
2 14 (11.20%) WSO2
3 10 (8.00%) Cloudera
3 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.40%) Atlassian
5 7 (5.60%) Zend
6 6 (4.80%) Talend
7 4 (3.20%) EMC
7 4 (3.20%) Hortonworks
7 4 (3.20%) LogRhythm
7 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.20%) TippingPoint
7 4 (3.20%) VMware
8 3 (2.40%) BMC
8 3 (2.40%) HP
8 3 (2.40%) IBM
8 3 (2.40%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.40%) Splunk
8 3 (2.40%) Sun
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