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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 86 116 114
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 31 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.26% 0.62% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.03% 2.34% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £565 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
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
616 684 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.12% 26.30% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 340 258
Average daily rate £375 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 49 49
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -48.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £10.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.80 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +6 10 £388 -18.42% 2
Bedfordshire +3 6 £625 +115.51%
Essex +11 5 £460 - 9
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £320 -24.70% 10
Norfolk - 4 £300 -
Suffolk +3 1 £250 - 1
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Java
3 19 (35.85%) Scrum
4 12 (22.64%) Spring
5 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
6 10 (18.87%) JIRA
6 10 (18.87%) REST
6 10 (18.87%) Finance
6 10 (18.87%) Clustering
7 8 (15.09%) HTML
7 8 (15.09%) MySQL
7 8 (15.09%) Oracle
7 8 (15.09%) CSS
7 8 (15.09%) Linux
8 7 (13.21%) UNIX
8 7 (13.21%) Web Services
8 7 (13.21%) J2EE
8 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
8 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
8 7 (13.21%) Internet
8 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
8 7 (13.21%) BDD
8 7 (13.21%) Selenium
8 7 (13.21%) Mule
9 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
9 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.32%) TDD
9 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 7 (13.21%) Mule
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
3 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.55%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (5.66%) Node.js
4 3 (5.66%) lighttpd
5 2 (3.77%) Liferay
5 2 (3.77%) Confluence
5 2 (3.77%) JBoss
6 1 (1.89%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.89%) CMS
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.89%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.89%) WAAS
3 1 (1.89%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.89%) snoop
3 1 (1.89%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) WLAN
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) SMTP
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) MySQL
2 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.89%) DB2
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.87%) JIRA
3 7 (13.21%) Selenium
4 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
4 5 (9.43%) Subversion
4 5 (9.43%) Maven
5 4 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (7.55%) Ant
6 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.66%) Grunt
7 2 (3.77%) Appium
7 2 (3.77%) Calabash
7 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.77%) Robotium
7 2 (3.77%) TestNG
8 1 (1.89%) Hudson
8 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Technical Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Integration Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Data Integration Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) Spring
2 10 (18.87%) REST
3 8 (15.09%) HTML
3 8 (15.09%) CSS
4 7 (13.21%) J2EE
4 7 (13.21%) Web Services
4 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
5 6 (11.32%) Struts
6 5 (9.43%) JMS
6 5 (9.43%) CSS3
6 5 (9.43%) Struts2
6 5 (9.43%) HTML5
7 4 (7.55%) RESTful
7 4 (7.55%) Apache Camel
7 4 (7.55%) Spring Integration
7 4 (7.55%) Java EE
8 3 (5.66%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (5.66%) XML
8 3 (5.66%) SOAP
9 2 (3.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Clustering
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Social Media
5 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Debian
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Scrum
3 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (13.21%) BDD
4 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.32%) DSDM
5 6 (11.32%) TDD
5 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
6 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
6 5 (9.43%) OO
6 5 (9.43%) RUP
6 5 (9.43%) Project Management
7 4 (7.55%) SOA
7 4 (7.55%) Content Management
7 4 (7.55%) Web Design
7 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.55%) OWASP
8 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) Java
2 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.43%) Python
4 3 (5.66%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) C#
4 3 (5.66%) Ruby
5 2 (3.77%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) Tcl
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.77%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.66%) WSO2
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe
5 1 (1.89%) Juniper
5 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) Agilent
5 1 (1.89%) F5
5 1 (1.89%) Facebook
5 1 (1.89%) Twitter
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago