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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 58 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 73 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.93% 0.92% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 1.20% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 24
Median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £347 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £577 £469
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 £26.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-19.00% -54.78%
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
1985 2170 2436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.75% 77.14% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 1255 1491
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 161 146
Median hourly rate £36.00 £33.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +30.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.64 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +19 24 £455 -9.00% 1
Hertfordshire +22 23 £325 -27.77% 11
Cambridgeshire +24 11 £396 +13.21% 15
Suffolk +9 10 £420 - 1
Bedfordshire -4 5 £325 -43.47% 1
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 82 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (47.58%) Java
2 59 (47.58%) Linux
3 46 (37.10%) OO
4 43 (34.68%) Scrum
5 39 (31.45%) SQL
6 35 (28.23%) Finance
7 30 (24.19%) Web Services
7 30 (24.19%) Puppet
7 30 (24.19%) REST
7 30 (24.19%) Jenkins
8 28 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (22.58%) TDD
8 28 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (22.58%) Oracle
9 26 (20.97%) Configuration Management
9 26 (20.97%) Git (software)
10 25 (20.16%) SOAP
10 25 (20.16%) AngularJS
11 24 (19.35%) Apache
11 24 (19.35%) SOA
12 22 (17.74%) Perl
13 21 (16.94%) HTTP
14 20 (16.13%) Unix
14 20 (16.13%) Relational Database
14 20 (16.13%) DevOps
15 19 (15.32%) SSL
15 19 (15.32%) Kanban
15 19 (15.32%) JIRA
15 19 (15.32%) Spring

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 24 (19.35%) Apache
2 9 (7.26%) Confluence
2 9 (7.26%) JBoss
3 8 (6.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.65%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.42%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (2.42%) Mule
6 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.61%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.81%) IIS
8 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (4.84%) Magento
3 4 (3.23%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) GitHub
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.94%) HTTP
2 19 (15.32%) SSL
3 15 (12.10%) Firewall
3 15 (12.10%) TCP/IP
4 13 (10.48%) DNS
5 12 (9.68%) SAN
6 9 (7.26%) SMS
7 3 (2.42%) VLAN
7 3 (2.42%) VPN
8 1 (0.81%) BGP
8 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.81%) MPLS
8 1 (0.81%) WAN
8 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 16 (12.90%) Big Data
3 14 (11.29%) MySQL
4 7 (5.65%) HBase
5 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.84%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.42%) OLTP
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (24.19%) Jenkins
2 26 (20.97%) Git (software)
3 19 (15.32%) JIRA
4 14 (11.29%) Selenium
5 12 (9.68%) JUnit
6 11 (8.87%) Maven
7 10 (8.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (8.06%) Subversion
8 9 (7.26%) Mockito
9 8 (6.45%) Cucumber
9 8 (6.45%) JBehave
9 8 (6.45%) JMeter
9 8 (6.45%) SoapUI
9 8 (6.45%) WebDriver
10 7 (5.65%) NUnit
11 6 (4.84%) FitNesse
11 6 (4.84%) Robot Framework
11 6 (4.84%) TeamCity
12 5 (4.03%) Mercurial
13 4 (3.23%) IntelliJ
General
1 35 (28.23%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Legal
2 9 (7.26%) Marketing
3 7 (5.65%) Retail
4 5 (4.03%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (41.13%) Developer
2 28 (22.58%) Java Developer
3 22 (17.74%) Agile Developer
4 18 (14.52%) Architect
5 17 (13.71%) Agile Java Developer
6 12 (9.68%) Administrator
7 11 (8.87%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (8.87%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.26%) Digital Architect
9 8 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Lead DevOps
9 8 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (5.65%) Automation Tester
10 7 (5.65%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.65%) IT Architect
10 7 (5.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.65%) Tester
11 6 (4.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 6 (4.84%) Magento Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.19%) REST
1 30 (24.19%) Web Services
2 25 (20.16%) AngularJS
2 25 (20.16%) SOAP
3 19 (15.32%) Spring
4 18 (14.52%) J2EE
5 17 (13.71%) .NET
6 16 (12.90%) HTML
7 15 (12.10%) JSON
7 15 (12.10%) Middleware
8 14 (11.29%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (9.68%) CSS
10 11 (8.87%) Hibernate
11 9 (7.26%) RESTful
12 8 (6.45%) Gherkin
12 8 (6.45%) XML
13 7 (5.65%) Kafka
13 7 (5.65%) LAMP
14 6 (4.84%) XHTML
14 6 (4.84%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) Social Media
1 9 (7.26%) Virtual Team
2 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.03%) Biology
3 5 (4.03%) Informatics
4 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.42%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.42%) PKI
6 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (47.58%) Linux
2 28 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (16.13%) Unix
4 16 (12.90%) Solaris
5 15 (12.10%) Windows
6 3 (2.42%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.61%) CentOS
8 1 (0.81%) Android
8 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.10%) OO
3 43 (34.68%) Scrum
4 28 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (22.58%) TDD
5 26 (20.97%) Configuration Management
6 24 (19.35%) SOA
7 20 (16.13%) DevOps
8 19 (15.32%) Kanban
9 18 (14.52%) Software Engineering
10 17 (13.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (12.90%) MVC
12 15 (12.10%) High Availability
12 15 (12.10%) Mentoring
13 14 (11.29%) BDD
13 14 (11.29%) OOA/OOD
14 13 (10.48%) Automation Testing
14 13 (10.48%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (9.68%) Coaching
15 12 (9.68%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.58%) Java
2 39 (31.45%) SQL
3 22 (17.74%) Perl
4 13 (10.48%) C
4 13 (10.48%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.87%) C#
5 11 (8.87%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.87%) PL/SQL
6 10 (8.06%) Python
7 9 (7.26%) PHP
8 4 (3.23%) Groovy
8 4 (3.23%) Scala
9 3 (2.42%) C++
9 3 (2.42%) Ruby
10 2 (1.61%) XPath
11 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.61%) SDET
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.48%) iptables
2 12 (9.68%) Docker
3 10 (8.06%) Postfix
3 10 (8.06%) Sendmail
3 10 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (8.06%) vSphere
4 3 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.61%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.61%) HDFS
5 2 (1.61%) Snort
5 2 (1.61%) Varnish
6 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (24.19%) Puppet
2 18 (14.52%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (10.48%) Nagios
3 13 (10.48%) OSSEC
4 10 (8.06%) Cobbler
5 4 (3.23%) Ansible
6 3 (2.42%) OpenView
6 3 (2.42%) SCCM
6 3 (2.42%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.61%) Kibana
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (22.58%) Oracle
2 15 (12.10%) WSO2
3 14 (11.29%) Red Hat
4 12 (9.68%) EMC
4 12 (9.68%) LogRhythm
4 12 (9.68%) TippingPoint
5 11 (8.87%) SolarWinds
5 11 (8.87%) Splunk
6 10 (8.06%) HP
6 10 (8.06%) ServiceNow
7 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
8 8 (6.45%) Adobe
9 7 (5.65%) Atlassian
9 7 (5.65%) Cloudera
10 6 (4.84%) Zend
11 3 (2.42%) BMC
11 3 (2.42%) IBM
11 3 (2.42%) Sun
11 3 (2.42%) VMware
12 2 (1.61%) Google
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