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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 109 102 125
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs citing Open Source 38 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.24% 1.05% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.19% 3.37% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 8
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£400 £365 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -21.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £271 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £519 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
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
907 741 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.52% 31.23% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 361 343
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £219 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 86 97
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.43 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Cambridgeshire +20 22 £350 -2.43% 18
Hertfordshire -24 8 £455 +62.50% 1
Essex -9 6 £350 -4.10% 1
Suffolk - - - -
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (52.05%) PHP
2 36 (49.32%) HTML
2 36 (49.32%) Oracle
2 36 (49.32%) CSS
3 31 (42.47%) Perl
3 31 (42.47%) HTML5
4 29 (39.73%) CSS3
4 29 (39.73%) jQuery
5 28 (38.36%) Java
6 26 (35.62%) Tcl
7 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (34.25%) Linux
7 25 (34.25%) OO
8 23 (31.51%) OpenID
8 23 (31.51%) OpenSSO
8 23 (31.51%) OAuth
9 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
9 19 (26.03%) SMTP
9 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
10 17 (23.29%) SQL
11 16 (21.92%) Python
12 15 (20.55%) Internet
12 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
13 14 (19.18%) J2EE
14 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
14 13 (17.81%) TDD
15 12 (16.44%) Apache
16 11 (15.07%) MySQL
16 11 (15.07%) Scrum
16 11 (15.07%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.44%) Apache
3 8 (10.96%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.22%) WebLogic
4 6 (8.22%) Node.js
5 4 (5.48%) lighttpd
6 3 (4.11%) Liferay
6 3 (4.11%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.74%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.74%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.37%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (1.37%) WordPress
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.37%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Magento
2 1 (1.37%) Zen Cart
2 1 (1.37%) osCommerce
2 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) IaaS
1 1 (1.37%) GitHub
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
1 1 (1.37%) PaaS
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.03%) SMTP
2 15 (20.55%) Internet
3 5 (6.85%) HTTP
4 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.11%) ADSL
5 3 (4.11%) L2TP
6 2 (2.74%) DNS
6 2 (2.74%) SNMP
6 2 (2.74%) SSH
6 2 (2.74%) NAS
7 1 (1.37%) LTE
7 1 (1.37%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.37%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.37%) CDMA
7 1 (1.37%) SMS
7 1 (1.37%) UMTS
7 1 (1.37%) WCDMA
7 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) MySQL
2 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.74%) DB2
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.74%) JasperReports
5 2 (2.74%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
6 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.37%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.33%) Subversion
2 9 (12.33%) Maven
3 7 (9.59%) Ant
4 4 (5.48%) Selenium
4 4 (5.48%) JIRA
4 4 (5.48%) Grunt
4 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.74%) Mockito
6 2 (2.74%) Hamcrest
7 1 (1.37%) Gradle
7 1 (1.37%) Behat
7 1 (1.37%) Robotium
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (1.37%) GDB
7 1 (1.37%) Jtest
7 1 (1.37%) Firebug
7 1 (1.37%) JDeveloper
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Banking
2 4 (5.48%) Marketing
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (60.27%) Developer
2 12 (16.44%) Web Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Architect
4 7 (9.59%) PHP Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Administrator
8 2 (2.74%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Perl Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (49.32%) HTML
1 36 (49.32%) CSS
2 31 (42.47%) HTML5
3 29 (39.73%) CSS3
3 29 (39.73%) jQuery
4 23 (31.51%) OpenID
4 23 (31.51%) OAuth
5 14 (19.18%) J2EE
6 7 (9.59%) J2SE
7 6 (8.22%) LAMP
7 6 (8.22%) Web Services
7 6 (8.22%) XML
7 6 (8.22%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.22%) REST
8 5 (6.85%) Spring
9 4 (5.48%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.48%) .NET
9 4 (5.48%) Ajax
10 3 (4.11%) Backbone.js
10 3 (4.11%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Clustering
1 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
1 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.11%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.74%) GIS
4 2 (2.74%) Ontologies
4 2 (2.74%) Life Science
4 2 (2.74%) Biology
4 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.74%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) PKI
5 1 (1.37%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Linux
2 9 (12.33%) UNIX
3 6 (8.22%) Windows
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (6.85%) Solaris
5 3 (4.11%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (34.25%) OO
2 13 (17.81%) TDD
3 11 (15.07%) Scrum
3 11 (15.07%) Unit Testing
4 10 (13.70%) UML
5 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.33%) Web Development
5 9 (12.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (9.59%) Web Design
7 6 (8.22%) Project Management
7 6 (8.22%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (8.22%) SOA
7 6 (8.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (8.22%) DevOps
7 6 (8.22%) Line Management
8 5 (6.85%) Test Strategy
8 5 (6.85%) BDD
8 5 (6.85%) Performance Testing
8 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) PHP
2 31 (42.47%) Perl
3 28 (38.36%) Java
4 26 (35.62%) Tcl
5 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
6 17 (23.29%) SQL
7 16 (21.92%) Python
8 8 (10.96%) Ruby
9 6 (8.22%) C
10 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
11 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.74%) SPARQL
13 1 (1.37%) PHP5
13 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (1.37%) JTAG
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) NFS
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (31.51%) OpenSSO
2 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) Oracle
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.85%) Sun
4 4 (5.48%) AccuRev
5 3 (4.11%) Twitter
5 3 (4.11%) JBoss
6 2 (2.74%) VMware
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco
6 2 (2.74%) Zend
7 1 (1.37%) Facebook
7 1 (1.37%) hybris
7 1 (1.37%) Google
7 1 (1.37%) Adobe
7 1 (1.37%) Sybase
7 1 (1.37%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) CA
7 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.37%) Perforce
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