The 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 115 96 116
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing Open Source 21 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 1.25% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 4.57% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 10
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£425 £275 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -38.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £158 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £368 £728
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
Open Source
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
701 657 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.96% 27.30% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 316 319
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 94 88
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.34 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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
Hertfordshire +7 7 £413 +37.50% 6
Suffolk - 6 £413 - 1
Cambridgeshire -17 5 £393 -1.87% 7
Bedfordshire - 2 £625 - 1
Essex - - - - 4
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (45.00%) HTML
1 27 (45.00%) CSS
2 23 (38.33%) Java
2 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
3 22 (36.67%) HTML5
3 22 (36.67%) Oracle
4 21 (35.00%) PHP
4 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (33.33%) OO
5 20 (33.33%) CSS3
6 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
6 19 (31.67%) Linux
7 18 (30.00%) Perl
8 17 (28.33%) TDD
8 17 (28.33%) jQuery
9 15 (25.00%) Apache
10 14 (23.33%) SQL
10 14 (23.33%) MySQL
10 14 (23.33%) Tcl
11 13 (21.67%) Internet
11 13 (21.67%) Scrum
11 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
11 13 (21.67%) REST
12 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (18.33%) Clustering
13 11 (18.33%) OAuth
13 11 (18.33%) OpenID
13 11 (18.33%) OpenSSO
14 10 (16.67%) BDD
14 10 (16.67%) Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (25.00%) Apache
2 9 (15.00%) Node.js
3 7 (11.67%) lighttpd
3 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.00%) Liferay
5 3 (5.00%) Apache Solr
5 3 (5.00%) Mule
5 3 (5.00%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (3.33%) JBoss
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.67%) CMS
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.67%) WordPress
7 1 (1.67%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) Zen Cart
2 1 (1.67%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
1 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) Internet
2 7 (11.67%) SMTP
3 4 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (1.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.67%) ADSL
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) WLAN
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) L2TP
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) Wireless
4 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.67%) WAAS
4 1 (1.67%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.67%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) MySQL
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.33%) JasperReports
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.67%) DB2
5 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.67%) Subversion
3 9 (15.00%) JIRA
4 8 (13.33%) Ant
5 7 (11.67%) Grunt
6 6 (10.00%) Selenium
6 6 (10.00%) Maven
7 3 (5.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.33%) Mockito
8 2 (3.33%) Hamcrest
8 2 (3.33%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.33%) Firebug
9 1 (1.67%) Behat
9 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.67%) Hudson
9 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
1 7 (11.67%) Marketing
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Electronics
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Architect
3 10 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 7 (11.67%) PHP Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Design Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Data Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Integration Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Administrator
10 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.00%) HTML
1 27 (45.00%) CSS
2 22 (36.67%) HTML5
3 20 (33.33%) CSS3
4 17 (28.33%) jQuery
5 13 (21.67%) REST
6 11 (18.33%) OpenID
6 11 (18.33%) OAuth
7 9 (15.00%) J2EE
8 7 (11.67%) XML
8 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
9 6 (10.00%) Web Services
9 6 (10.00%) LAMP
9 6 (10.00%) Spring
10 5 (8.33%) J2SE
11 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
11 4 (6.67%) Backbone.js
12 3 (5.00%) Ember.js
12 3 (5.00%) JSF
12 3 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Clustering
2 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Life Science
5 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.33%) Biology
5 2 (3.33%) GIS
5 2 (3.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.67%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.67%) Social Media
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) UNIX
3 4 (6.67%) Solaris
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) Debian
4 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) OO
3 17 (28.33%) TDD
4 13 (21.67%) Scrum
4 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
5 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.67%) BDD
6 10 (16.67%) Web Design
7 9 (15.00%) UML
7 9 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (15.00%) Web Development
8 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (10.00%) MVC
9 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
10 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) Java
2 21 (35.00%) PHP
3 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
4 18 (30.00%) Perl
5 14 (23.33%) SQL
5 14 (23.33%) Tcl
6 9 (15.00%) Python
7 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) PHP5
8 1 (1.67%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) MCSE
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Snort
1 1 (1.67%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) OpenSSO
2 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 4 (6.67%) Sun
4 3 (5.00%) Twitter
5 2 (3.33%) Zend
5 2 (3.33%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Facebook
6 1 (1.67%) Adobe
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) WSO2
6 1 (1.67%) Juniper
6 1 (1.67%) Google
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago