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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 74 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 61 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.44% 1.17% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 1.50% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 21
Median daily rate £369 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £567 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -43.66%
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
1987 2400 2496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.35% 77.77% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 1450 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 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 168 151
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Cambridgeshire +27 17 £388 +3.33% 12
Essex +8 15 £350 -30.00% 1
Suffolk +11 12 £420 -11.57%
Hertfordshire +12 10 £575 +15.00% 7
Bedfordshire +4 5 £325 -
Norfolk 0 2 £250 +8.69%
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 67 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (48.04%) Java
3 43 (42.16%) Linux
3 43 (42.16%) OO
4 38 (37.25%) SQL
5 35 (34.31%) REST
6 33 (32.35%) Web Services
7 32 (31.37%) Finance
8 30 (29.41%) Scrum
9 29 (28.43%) SOAP
10 27 (26.47%) AngularJS
11 24 (23.53%) Oracle
12 21 (20.59%) Unix
13 18 (17.65%) SOA
13 18 (17.65%) TDD
13 18 (17.65%) Puppet
14 17 (16.67%) JSON
15 16 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (15.69%) OOA/OOD
15 16 (15.69%) KnockoutJS
16 15 (14.71%) Solaris
16 15 (14.71%) Firewall
17 14 (13.73%) Red Hat
17 14 (13.73%) Shell Script
17 14 (13.73%) Configuration Management
17 14 (13.73%) MVC
17 14 (13.73%) Windows
17 14 (13.73%) HTML
17 14 (13.73%) High Availability
18 13 (12.75%) Big Data

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 13 (12.75%) Apache
2 6 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (5.88%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.94%) Mule
5 2 (1.96%) Confluence
5 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.96%) JBoss
5 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.98%) IIS
6 1 (0.98%) nginx
6 1 (0.98%) SAS
6 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (3.92%) Magento
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) GitHub
2 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.71%) Firewall
2 13 (12.75%) DNS
3 12 (11.76%) SAN
4 7 (6.86%) HTTP
4 7 (6.86%) SMS
4 7 (6.86%) SSL
5 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.94%) VLAN
5 3 (2.94%) VPN
6 1 (0.98%) BGP
6 1 (0.98%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.98%) MPLS
6 1 (0.98%) WAN
6 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) Big Data
1 13 (12.75%) MySQL
2 11 (10.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.86%) HBase
3 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.96%) OLTP
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.98%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 12 (11.76%) JIRA
2 11 (10.78%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.82%) Mockito
4 6 (5.88%) Selenium
5 5 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.90%) JUnit
5 5 (4.90%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.92%) EasyMock
6 4 (3.92%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.92%) Maven
6 4 (3.92%) WebStorm
7 3 (2.94%) Subversion
8 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.96%) GCC
8 2 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.98%) ERwin
9 1 (0.98%) Hudson
9 1 (0.98%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.98%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (31.37%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Legal
2 7 (6.86%) Marketing
3 5 (4.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (50.98%) Developer
2 32 (31.37%) Java Developer
3 23 (22.55%) Agile Developer
4 18 (17.65%) Agile Java Developer
5 15 (14.71%) Architect
6 12 (11.76%) Administrator
7 11 (10.78%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.86%) Digital Architect
9 7 (6.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.88%) SOA Developer
11 5 (4.90%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.90%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Unix Administrator
11 5 (4.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (34.31%) REST
2 33 (32.35%) Web Services
3 29 (28.43%) SOAP
4 27 (26.47%) AngularJS
5 17 (16.67%) JSON
6 16 (15.69%) KnockoutJS
7 14 (13.73%) HTML
8 13 (12.75%) .NET
9 11 (10.78%) Hibernate
9 11 (10.78%) Spring
9 11 (10.78%) XML
10 10 (9.80%) CSS
11 9 (8.82%) J2EE
11 9 (8.82%) Middleware
12 8 (7.84%) Apache Camel
13 6 (5.88%) Kafka
14 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET
14 5 (4.90%) JPA
14 5 (4.90%) LAMP
14 5 (4.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.86%) Social Media
1 7 (6.86%) Virtual Team
2 6 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.90%) Biology
3 5 (4.90%) Informatics
4 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.96%) PKI
5 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
6 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (42.16%) Linux
2 21 (20.59%) Unix
3 16 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (14.71%) Solaris
5 14 (13.73%) Windows
6 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.96%) CentOS
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.98%) Android
7 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (42.16%) OO
3 30 (29.41%) Scrum
4 18 (17.65%) SOA
4 18 (17.65%) TDD
5 16 (15.69%) OOA/OOD
6 14 (13.73%) Configuration Management
6 14 (13.73%) High Availability
6 14 (13.73%) MVC
7 13 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (12.75%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
9 11 (10.78%) ITIL
9 11 (10.78%) Load Balancing
9 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.80%) Change Control
10 10 (9.80%) Incident Management
10 10 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (7.84%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 49 (48.04%) Java
2 38 (37.25%) SQL
3 14 (13.73%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.78%) C#
4 11 (10.78%) PL/SQL
4 11 (10.78%) Python
5 10 (9.80%) C
5 10 (9.80%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.80%) Perl
6 7 (6.86%) PHP
7 4 (3.92%) C++
7 4 (3.92%) Groovy
7 4 (3.92%) Scala
8 3 (2.94%) Ruby
9 2 (1.96%) XPath
10 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (12.75%) iptables
2 10 (9.80%) Postfix
2 10 (9.80%) Sendmail
2 10 (9.80%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (9.80%) vSphere
3 5 (4.90%) Docker
4 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.96%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.96%) HDFS
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.96%) Snort
4 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (17.65%) Puppet
2 13 (12.75%) Nagios
2 13 (12.75%) OSSEC
3 10 (9.80%) Cobbler
4 6 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.92%) Ansible
6 2 (1.96%) Kibana
6 2 (1.96%) OpenView
6 2 (1.96%) SCCM
6 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.98%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) Oracle
2 14 (13.73%) Red Hat
3 12 (11.76%) EMC
3 12 (11.76%) LogRhythm
3 12 (11.76%) TippingPoint
4 11 (10.78%) SolarWinds
4 11 (10.78%) Splunk
4 11 (10.78%) WSO2
5 10 (9.80%) HP
5 10 (9.80%) ServiceNow
6 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.88%) Adobe
7 6 (5.88%) Cloudera
8 5 (4.90%) Google
9 4 (3.92%) Zend
10 2 (1.96%) BMC
10 2 (1.96%) IBM
10 2 (1.96%) Sun
10 2 (1.96%) VMware
10 2 (1.96%) Xamarin
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