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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 91 107 90
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Open Source 48 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.60% 1.17% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.57% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 12
Average daily rate
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£406 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £297 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +77.50%
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
2304 2165 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.75% 74.60% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1238 857
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 151 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Essex +3 19 £400 +14.28% 8
Hertfordshire -3 14 £500 +8.10% 10
Cambridgeshire -15 10 £363 -9.37% 27
Suffolk - 3 £475 - 3
Norfolk - 2 £230 -
Open Source
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (36.71%) Java
3 24 (30.38%) Scrum
3 24 (30.38%) Linux
4 21 (26.58%) MySQL
5 19 (24.05%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
7 16 (20.25%) PHP
7 16 (20.25%) SOA
7 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
8 15 (18.99%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (18.99%) Puppet
9 14 (17.72%) DevOps
9 14 (17.72%) TDD
10 13 (16.46%) SQL
10 13 (16.46%) HTML
11 12 (15.19%) CSS
11 12 (15.19%) Spring
11 12 (15.19%) jQuery
12 11 (13.92%) Zend
12 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
13 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
13 10 (12.66%) Web Services
13 10 (12.66%) UNIX
13 10 (12.66%) Configuration Management
14 9 (11.39%) OOP
14 9 (11.39%) J2EE
14 9 (11.39%) REST
14 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (11.39%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (7.59%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.33%) CMS
3 4 (5.06%) Mule
3 4 (5.06%) WordPress
3 4 (5.06%) Drupal
4 3 (3.80%) Apache
4 3 (3.80%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.53%) Confluence
5 2 (2.53%) Node.js
5 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.27%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) Jetty
6 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.27%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) HTTP
2 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) SSL
3 2 (2.53%) Internet
3 2 (2.53%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.53%) SMTP
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.27%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.27%) snoop
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) MySQL
2 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.27%) DTS
6 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.59%) Cucumber
2 6 (7.59%) Maven
3 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (5.06%) JIRA
4 4 (5.06%) Selenium
4 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.80%) Subversion
6 2 (2.53%) TestNG
6 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.53%) Robotium
6 2 (2.53%) Calabash
6 2 (2.53%) Appium
7 1 (1.27%) TestLink
7 1 (1.27%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.27%) Ant
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Legal
2 1 (1.27%) Games
2 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) Architect
3 13 (16.46%) Senior Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.19%) PHP Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Administrator
6 8 (10.13%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (8.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.86%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.59%) Business Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Java Architect
10 3 (3.80%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Integration Architect
10 3 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) HTML
2 12 (15.19%) CSS
2 12 (15.19%) Spring
2 12 (15.19%) jQuery
3 10 (12.66%) Web Services
4 9 (11.39%) J2EE
4 9 (11.39%) RESTful
4 9 (11.39%) REST
4 9 (11.39%) JSON
5 8 (10.13%) Java EE
5 8 (10.13%) Ajax
5 8 (10.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (7.59%) XHTML
6 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
7 5 (6.33%) Struts
7 5 (6.33%) LAMP
7 5 (6.33%) JMS
7 5 (6.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (6.33%) Django
7 5 (6.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Clustering
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) CMDB
4 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) UNIX
3 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.59%) Windows
5 3 (3.80%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.80%) Debian
6 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.27%) Android
6 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) Scrum
3 19 (24.05%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (20.25%) SOA
5 14 (17.72%) TDD
5 14 (17.72%) DevOps
6 10 (12.66%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.39%) OOP
8 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.86%) OO
10 6 (7.59%) Project Management
10 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.33%) DSDM
11 5 (6.33%) Kanban
11 5 (6.33%) OWASP
11 5 (6.33%) Waterfall
12 4 (5.06%) BDD
12 4 (5.06%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (5.06%) Web Design
12 4 (5.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) Java
2 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.25%) PHP
4 13 (16.46%) SQL
5 6 (7.59%) Scala
6 5 (6.33%) Ruby
7 4 (5.06%) Python
7 4 (5.06%) C#
8 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.27%) VB
9 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.27%) iptables
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Samba
2 1 (1.27%) Snort
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) Puppet
1 15 (18.99%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.80%) Ansible
3 2 (2.53%) logstash
3 2 (2.53%) Kibana
3 2 (2.53%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.53%) OSSEC
4 1 (1.27%) WSUS
4 1 (1.27%) Iperf
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Zend
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.33%) VMware
5 4 (5.06%) WSO2
6 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.53%) Google
7 2 (2.53%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.27%) Agilent
8 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.27%) F5
8 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.27%) Juniper
8 1 (1.27%) SAP
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco
8 1 (1.27%) IBM
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