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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 78 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 55 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.17% 1.44% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 1.83% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 16
Median daily rate £340 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £350 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.97 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-29.47% -40.14%
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
2019 2346 2219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.52% 78.49% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1163 1417 1268
Median daily rate £425 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 162 153
Median hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 June 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 +29 21 £340 -9.33% 15
Suffolk +7 15 - -
Essex +4 14 £338 -15.62% 1
Norfolk 0 2 £250 +25.00%
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire 0 1 £563 +12.50% 2
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 63 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (55.32%) REST
3 47 (50.00%) Web Services
4 46 (48.94%) Java
5 43 (45.74%) SOAP
6 32 (34.04%) JSON
7 31 (32.98%) Oracle
8 30 (31.91%) XML
9 29 (30.85%) OO
10 28 (29.79%) Finance
10 28 (29.79%) Scrum
11 27 (28.72%) Linux
12 26 (27.66%) SQL
13 25 (26.60%) AngularJS
14 24 (25.53%) SOA
15 23 (24.47%) WSO2
16 22 (23.40%) Apache Camel
16 22 (23.40%) MySQL
17 20 (21.28%) Google
18 19 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (20.21%) XSD
19 18 (19.15%) Apache ServiceMix
20 17 (18.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 17 (18.09%) TDD
21 16 (17.02%) XSLT
21 16 (17.02%) Mockito
21 16 (17.02%) Spring
21 16 (17.02%) WireMock
22 15 (15.96%) Unix
22 15 (15.96%) OOA/OOD

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 18 (19.15%) Apache ServiceMix
2 17 (18.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (12.77%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (9.57%) Apache
5 3 (3.19%) Mule
6 2 (2.13%) IIS
6 2 (2.13%) nginx
6 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.06%) Jetty
7 1 (1.06%) SAS
7 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (5.32%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (2.13%) Magento
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.32%) GitHub
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.06%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) Firewall
2 12 (12.77%) DNS
3 10 (10.64%) SAN
4 6 (6.38%) SSL
5 4 (4.26%) HTTP
5 4 (4.26%) VPN
6 3 (3.19%) VLAN
7 2 (2.13%) Bluetooth
7 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.06%) BGP
8 1 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.06%) DHCP
8 1 (1.06%) FTP
8 1 (1.06%) IPsec
8 1 (1.06%) MPLS
8 1 (1.06%) SMS
8 1 (1.06%) WAN
8 1 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) MySQL
2 7 (7.45%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.45%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.06%) Big Data
5 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.06%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.06%) HBase
5 1 (1.06%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Mockito
2 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.70%) JIRA
4 10 (10.64%) EasyMock
4 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (6.38%) JUnit
5 6 (6.38%) Maven
5 6 (6.38%) Mercurial
6 5 (5.32%) IntelliJ
6 5 (5.32%) WebStorm
7 3 (3.19%) Selenium
8 2 (2.13%) GCC
8 2 (2.13%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.06%) ERwin
9 1 (1.06%) Hudson
9 1 (1.06%) Subversion
9 1 (1.06%) Travis CI
General
1 28 (29.79%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (65.96%) Developer
2 40 (42.55%) Java Developer
3 23 (24.47%) Agile Developer
4 18 (19.15%) Agile Java Developer
5 14 (14.89%) SOA Developer
6 10 (10.64%) Administrator
7 9 (9.57%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (9.57%) XML Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Architect
8 6 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.32%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Agile C# Developer
9 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.32%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (5.32%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (55.32%) REST
2 47 (50.00%) Web Services
3 43 (45.74%) SOAP
4 32 (34.04%) JSON
5 30 (31.91%) XML
6 25 (26.60%) AngularJS
7 22 (23.40%) Apache Camel
8 19 (20.21%) XSD
9 16 (17.02%) Spring
9 16 (17.02%) WireMock
9 16 (17.02%) XSLT
10 14 (14.89%) HTML
10 14 (14.89%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (11.70%) Hibernate
11 11 (11.70%) Middleware
12 9 (9.57%) CSS
13 8 (8.51%) .NET
14 7 (7.45%) jQuery
15 6 (6.38%) JPA
16 5 (5.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.19%) iPad
3 2 (2.13%) Biology
3 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.13%) Informatics
4 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.06%) FMCG
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.06%) Social Media
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.72%) Linux
2 15 (15.96%) Unix
3 13 (13.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (11.70%) Solaris
5 10 (10.64%) Windows
6 2 (2.13%) CentOS
7 1 (1.06%) Android
7 1 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.85%) OO
3 28 (29.79%) Scrum
4 24 (25.53%) SOA
5 19 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (18.09%) TDD
7 15 (15.96%) MVC
7 15 (15.96%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (12.77%) Configuration Management
9 11 (11.70%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (10.64%) DevOps
10 10 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (10.64%) High Availability
10 10 (10.64%) ITIL
10 10 (10.64%) Load Balancing
10 10 (10.64%) Virtual Environments
11 9 (9.57%) Change Control
11 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
12 6 (6.38%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.94%) Java
2 26 (27.66%) SQL
3 12 (12.77%) Shell Script
4 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.64%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.45%) C#
6 7 (7.45%) Python
7 6 (6.38%) C
7 6 (6.38%) Perl
8 5 (5.32%) Groovy
8 5 (5.32%) PHP
8 5 (5.32%) Scala
9 3 (3.19%) C++
10 2 (2.13%) XPath
11 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) iptables
2 9 (9.57%) Postfix
2 9 (9.57%) Sendmail
2 9 (9.57%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (9.57%) vSphere
3 1 (1.06%) Firmware
3 1 (1.06%) Snort
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) Puppet
2 11 (11.70%) Nagios
2 11 (11.70%) OSSEC
3 9 (9.57%) Cobbler
4 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 31 (32.98%) Oracle
2 23 (24.47%) WSO2
3 20 (21.28%) Google
4 12 (12.77%) Red Hat
5 10 (10.64%) EMC
5 10 (10.64%) LogRhythm
5 10 (10.64%) SolarWinds
5 10 (10.64%) Splunk
5 10 (10.64%) TippingPoint
6 9 (9.57%) HP
6 9 (9.57%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.19%) Adobe
7 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.13%) Interwoven
8 2 (2.13%) Thunderhead
8 2 (2.13%) Zend
9 1 (1.06%) CA
9 1 (1.06%) Informatica
9 1 (1.06%) Tableau
9 1 (1.06%) VMware
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
AAP3
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Some working from home
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
Ciber UK
Posted: 11 days ago