The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 29 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 30 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.66% 1.16% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 1.55% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Average daily rate £438 £460 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% +119.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £447 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% +80.89%
Open Source
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
438 322 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.64% 74.88% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 178 262
Average daily rate £430 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 58
Average hourly rate £38.50 £29.13 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.18% +0.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Essex region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Essex region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Southend-on-Sea -7 7 £438 -6.91% 1
Brentwood - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £388 -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 31 (63.27%) SOA
2 28 (57.14%) WSO2
3 27 (55.10%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (53.06%) Puppet
5 25 (51.02%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (48.98%) Jenkins
7 23 (46.94%) Middleware
8 18 (36.73%) Scrum
9 17 (34.69%) Google
10 16 (32.65%) REST
10 16 (32.65%) Web Services
11 15 (30.61%) Linux
12 14 (28.57%) SSL
12 14 (28.57%) XML
12 14 (28.57%) XSD
12 14 (28.57%) Oracle
12 14 (28.57%) Perl
12 14 (28.57%) TDD
12 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
12 14 (28.57%) HTTP
12 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
12 14 (28.57%) Apache Camel
12 14 (28.57%) JSON
12 14 (28.57%) Kanban
12 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
13 13 (26.53%) Subversion
13 13 (26.53%) J2EE
13 13 (26.53%) Java
14 12 (24.49%) MySQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (20.41%) Apache ServiceMix
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (18.37%) Apache
3 5 (10.20%) JBoss
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 2 (4.08%) Jetty
5 2 (4.08%) nginx
5 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.12%) Google App Engine
2 3 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) HTTP
1 14 (28.57%) SSL
1 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) FTP
2 2 (4.08%) IPsec
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) SMS
3 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.12%) Big Data
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (48.98%) Jenkins
2 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 13 (26.53%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) EasyMock
4 3 (6.12%) Mockito
General
1 3 (6.12%) Automotive
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) SOA Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) XML Developer
4 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) IT Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) Scrum Master
5 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.16%) XML XSLT Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Environment Manager
6 3 (6.12%) IT Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.04%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) Middleware
2 16 (32.65%) REST
2 16 (32.65%) Web Services
3 14 (28.57%) Apache Camel
3 14 (28.57%) JSON
3 14 (28.57%) XML
3 14 (28.57%) XSD
4 13 (26.53%) J2EE
5 12 (24.49%) SOAP
5 12 (24.49%) XSLT
6 11 (22.45%) .NET
7 2 (4.08%) CSS
7 2 (4.08%) HTML
7 2 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.08%) Servlets
8 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.04%) CSS3
8 1 (2.04%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.04%) Ext JS
8 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.04%) Social Media
1 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) SOA
2 27 (55.10%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (36.73%) Scrum
5 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 14 (28.57%) Kanban
5 14 (28.57%) TDD
6 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
7 10 (20.41%) DevOps
8 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (14.29%) Coaching
10 5 (10.20%) Analytics
10 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (10.20%) OO
10 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (10.20%) TOGAF
10 5 (10.20%) Zachman Framework
11 4 (8.16%) Predictive Analytics
11 4 (8.16%) Process Management
12 3 (6.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Perl
2 13 (26.53%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) C
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Docker
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Xen
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (53.06%) Puppet
2 25 (51.02%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) Cacti
3 1 (2.04%) Mesos
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) WSO2
2 17 (34.69%) Google
3 14 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) Sencha
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