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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / East of England
Rank 71 76 105
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +29
Contract jobs citing Open Source 57 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.68% 1.99% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 2.56% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 8
Median daily rate £455 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £382 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £423 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +11.37%

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
1693 1839 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.71% 77.99% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1103 1211
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 169 139
Median hourly rate £37.02 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +2 27 £471 -0.94% 4
Cambridgeshire +14 14 £538 +49.30% 11
Hertfordshire -4 9 £313 -40.47% 3
Suffolk -12 3 - -
Bedfordshire +2 2 £500 -13.04% 1
Norfolk - 2 £375 -
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 71 (63.96%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (63.06%) Java
3 38 (34.23%) Linux
4 37 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 35 (31.53%) OO
6 34 (30.63%) SOA
6 34 (30.63%) Scrum
7 33 (29.73%) TDD
8 32 (28.83%) Big Data
8 32 (28.83%) DevOps
9 31 (27.93%) Git (software)
9 31 (27.93%) Apache
10 29 (26.13%) Kanban
11 28 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery
13 26 (23.42%) J2EE
14 25 (22.52%) HTTP
15 23 (20.72%) .NET
15 23 (20.72%) Analytics
16 22 (19.82%) SQL
17 21 (18.92%) JIRA
17 21 (18.92%) Selenium
17 21 (18.92%) BDD
18 20 (18.02%) Oracle
19 19 (17.12%) Marketing
19 19 (17.12%) Digital Marketing
19 19 (17.12%) Relational Database
19 19 (17.12%) Virtual Team
20 18 (16.22%) SoapUI
20 18 (16.22%) Configuration Management

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 31 (27.93%) Apache
2 16 (14.41%) Confluence
3 14 (12.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (11.71%) Tomcat
5 11 (9.91%) Apache Spark
6 10 (9.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (8.11%) JBoss
7 9 (8.11%) WebLogic
8 7 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (3.60%) Apache Pig
9 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.70%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.80%) CMS
11 2 (1.80%) SAS
11 2 (1.80%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.90%) IIS
12 1 (0.90%) Jetty
12 1 (0.90%) Mule
12 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (5.41%) Magento
3 4 (3.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (2.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.60%) Office 365
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.80%) Veeva
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.90%) GitHub
4 1 (0.90%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.52%) HTTP
2 17 (15.32%) SSL
2 17 (15.32%) TCP/IP
3 15 (13.51%) SMS
4 5 (4.50%) Intranet
5 2 (1.80%) DNS
6 1 (0.90%) DHCP
6 1 (0.90%) FTP
6 1 (0.90%) IPsec
6 1 (0.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.83%) Big Data
2 19 (17.12%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.91%) HBase
4 10 (9.01%) MongoDB
4 10 (9.01%) MySQL
5 9 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (8.11%) NoSQL
6 8 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.50%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.60%) Apache Hive
8 4 (3.60%) Data Lake
8 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.70%) OLTP
10 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.90%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.90%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 37 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 31 (27.93%) Git (software)
3 21 (18.92%) JIRA
3 21 (18.92%) Selenium
4 18 (16.22%) SoapUI
5 15 (13.51%) JUnit
6 14 (12.61%) Cucumber
6 14 (12.61%) JBehave
6 14 (12.61%) WebDriver
7 13 (11.71%) Maven
8 10 (9.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (8.11%) Subversion
10 8 (7.21%) JMeter
10 8 (7.21%) Mockito
10 8 (7.21%) TeamCity
11 7 (6.31%) NUnit
12 6 (5.41%) FitNesse
12 6 (5.41%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (5.41%) XDoclet
13 5 (4.50%) Robot Framework
General
1 19 (17.12%) Marketing
2 15 (13.51%) Legal
3 14 (12.61%) Finance
4 9 (8.11%) Retail
5 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.60%) Electronics
8 2 (1.80%) Automotive
9 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (29.73%) Developer
2 26 (23.42%) Architect
3 15 (13.51%) Digital Architect
3 15 (13.51%) Digital Marketing Architect
4 13 (11.71%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (9.91%) Automation Tester
5 11 (9.91%) Tester
6 10 (9.01%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 10 (9.01%) IT Architect
7 9 (8.11%) Lead DevOps
8 8 (7.21%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Magento Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Hadoop Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Scrum Master
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.50%) SOA Architect
11 4 (3.60%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) J2EE
2 23 (20.72%) .NET
3 18 (16.22%) Middleware
3 18 (16.22%) Spring
4 17 (15.32%) JSON
5 15 (13.51%) RESTful
6 14 (12.61%) Gherkin
7 13 (11.71%) Web Services
8 11 (9.91%) Kafka
9 10 (9.01%) HTML
10 9 (8.11%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.31%) CSS
11 7 (6.31%) XHTML
11 7 (6.31%) XML
12 6 (5.41%) EJB
12 6 (5.41%) Java EE
12 6 (5.41%) LAMP
12 6 (5.41%) REST
12 6 (5.41%) XSL
13 4 (3.60%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Virtual Team
2 15 (13.51%) Social Media
3 9 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.41%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.70%) PKI
6 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.80%) iPad
7 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.90%) Clustering
7 1 (0.90%) RIA
7 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (34.23%) Linux
2 16 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.50%) Windows
4 4 (3.60%) Solaris
5 3 (2.70%) Unix
5 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) Android
6 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (63.96%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (31.53%) OO
3 34 (30.63%) Scrum
3 34 (30.63%) SOA
4 33 (29.73%) TDD
5 32 (28.83%) DevOps
6 29 (26.13%) Kanban
7 28 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 23 (20.72%) Analytics
10 21 (18.92%) BDD
11 19 (17.12%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (16.22%) Configuration Management
13 17 (15.32%) Software Engineering
14 16 (14.41%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (13.51%) Automation Testing
15 15 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
15 15 (13.51%) TOGAF
15 15 (13.51%) Zachman Framework
16 14 (12.61%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (63.06%) Java
2 22 (19.82%) SQL
3 16 (14.41%) Perl
4 11 (9.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.11%) Groovy
6 8 (7.21%) Python
6 8 (7.21%) Scala
7 7 (6.31%) PHP
8 6 (5.41%) C
9 5 (4.50%) Ruby
10 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.60%) XPath
11 1 (0.90%) C#
11 1 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) Degree
1 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) SDET
3 1 (0.90%) CDISC
3 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.90%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) Docker
2 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.70%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.70%) HDFS
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.70%) Varnish
4 1 (0.90%) iptables
4 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (15.32%) Puppet
2 16 (14.41%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.60%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (2.70%) Kibana
4 3 (2.70%) OpenView
4 3 (2.70%) SCCM
4 3 (2.70%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.80%) Ansible
6 1 (0.90%) Nagios
6 1 (0.90%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.90%) Packer
6 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (18.02%) Oracle
2 14 (12.61%) Adobe
3 12 (10.81%) WSO2
4 11 (9.91%) Atlassian
5 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.31%) Cloudera
7 6 (5.41%) Talend
7 6 (5.41%) Zend
8 5 (4.50%) VMware
9 4 (3.60%) Hortonworks
9 4 (3.60%) SAP
10 3 (2.70%) BMC
10 3 (2.70%) IBM
10 3 (2.70%) Sun
11 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.90%) EMC
12 1 (0.90%) Google
12 1 (0.90%) LogRhythm
12 1 (0.90%) TippingPoint
12 1 (0.90%) Xamarin