The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 123 104 121
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing Open Source 21 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.62% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.16% 3.19% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Average daily rate £450 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +68.42%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
665 439 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.09% 19.49% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 219 301
Average daily rate £350 £354 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 69
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.45 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Open Source
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -4 7 £475 +5.55% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £425 +32.81% 15
Essex -22 5 £375 -42.30% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £290 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £250 - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) HTML
3 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.96%) CSS
3 17 (36.96%) Linux
4 14 (30.43%) Java
5 12 (26.09%) Windows
5 12 (26.09%) OO
6 11 (23.91%) XML
6 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
6 11 (23.91%) UNIX
6 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
7 10 (21.74%) TDD
7 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 10 (21.74%) SQL
8 9 (19.57%) .NET
8 9 (19.57%) Web Services
8 9 (19.57%) Oracle
8 9 (19.57%) Ruby
8 9 (19.57%) Degree
8 9 (19.57%) HTML5
9 8 (17.39%) PHP
9 8 (17.39%) SOA
10 7 (15.22%) Python
10 7 (15.22%) DNS
10 7 (15.22%) C#
10 7 (15.22%) J2EE
10 7 (15.22%) Internet
10 7 (15.22%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (15.22%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (13.04%) Node.js
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.52%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.17%) Liferay
5 1 (2.17%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) DNS
1 7 (15.22%) Internet
2 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) SNMP
3 3 (6.52%) SMTP
3 3 (6.52%) SSH
3 3 (6.52%) NAS
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) VoIP
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
4 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (2.17%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
2 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) Ant
3 3 (6.52%) Maven
4 2 (4.35%) Grunt
4 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.17%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.17%) JUnit
5 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Jtest
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (2.17%) PhoneGap
5 1 (2.17%) Robotium
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 6 (13.04%) Retail
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 4 (8.70%) Finance
4 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.35%) Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Legal
6 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Architect
3 10 (21.74%) Web Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Operations Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) DBA
8 1 (2.17%) Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) HTML
2 17 (36.96%) CSS
3 11 (23.91%) XML
4 9 (19.57%) .NET
4 9 (19.57%) Web Services
4 9 (19.57%) HTML5
5 7 (15.22%) J2EE
5 7 (15.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (15.22%) jQuery
6 6 (13.04%) CSS3
7 4 (8.70%) XML Schema
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.52%) XSD
8 3 (6.52%) RESTful
8 3 (6.52%) OpenID
8 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.52%) OAuth
8 3 (6.52%) JSON
9 2 (4.35%) Akka
9 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.52%) Taxonomies
2 3 (6.52%) Informatics
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) W3C
4 1 (2.17%) GIS
4 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 11 (23.91%) UNIX
4 3 (6.52%) Android
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) OO
3 10 (21.74%) TDD
4 8 (17.39%) SOA
5 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.87%) UML
6 5 (10.87%) MVC
6 5 (10.87%) Scrum
6 5 (10.87%) Memory Management
6 5 (10.87%) Product Management
6 5 (10.87%) Information Management
7 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.70%) Logistics
7 4 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (8.70%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
2 14 (30.43%) Java
3 10 (21.74%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) Ruby
5 8 (17.39%) PHP
6 7 (15.22%) Python
6 7 (15.22%) C#
7 5 (10.87%) Perl
8 3 (6.52%) C
8 3 (6.52%) Tcl
9 1 (2.17%) C++
9 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) RHCA
4 2 (4.35%) RHCE
5 1 (2.17%) CISSP
5 1 (2.17%) GIAC
5 1 (2.17%) GPEN
5 1 (2.17%) OSCP
5 1 (2.17%) CISMP
5 1 (2.17%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.17%) QA
1 1 (2.17%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) NFS
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) XenServer
3 2 (4.35%) Samba
4 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) OpenSSO
2 2 (4.35%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.17%) Foglight
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) AccuRev
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.35%) Citrix
6 2 (4.35%) Sun
6 2 (4.35%) Sybase
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) JBoss
7 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.17%) ATG
7 1 (2.17%) Perforce
7 1 (2.17%) hybris
7 1 (2.17%) Sencha
7 1 (2.17%) Facebook
Cambridgeshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago