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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Rank 28 31 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Contract jobs citing Open Source 28 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.20% 4.94% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.21% 5.87% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 4
Median daily rate £495 £438 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% -4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £408 £447
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
341 409 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 87.66% 84.16% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 239 194
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 43
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £32.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +11.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Southend-on-Sea +4 14 £495 +13.14% 3
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Essex region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 44 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (67.92%) SOA
3 31 (58.49%) DevOps
4 30 (56.60%) Jenkins
5 28 (52.83%) Java
5 28 (52.83%) J2EE
6 24 (45.28%) TDD
7 23 (43.40%) Configuration Management
7 23 (43.40%) Scrum
7 23 (43.40%) Linux
7 23 (43.40%) HTTP
7 23 (43.40%) TCP/IP
7 23 (43.40%) SSL
8 22 (41.51%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (39.62%) Oracle
10 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
11 19 (35.85%) Puppet
11 19 (35.85%) Kanban
12 18 (33.96%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (33.96%) Coaching
12 18 (33.96%) Middleware
12 18 (33.96%) Marketing
13 17 (32.08%) Perl
13 17 (32.08%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (32.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (32.08%) Virtual Team
14 16 (30.19%) WSO2
14 16 (30.19%) Mentoring
14 16 (30.19%) Apache
15 15 (28.30%) OO

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 16 (30.19%) Apache
2 14 (26.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (24.53%) JBoss
4 12 (22.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (13.21%) WebLogic
6 5 (9.43%) Confluence
7 2 (3.77%) IIS
7 2 (3.77%) Jetty
7 2 (3.77%) Mongrel
7 2 (3.77%) nginx
7 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (9.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.77%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (43.40%) HTTP
1 23 (43.40%) SSL
1 23 (43.40%) TCP/IP
2 13 (24.53%) SMS
3 5 (9.43%) Intranet
4 2 (3.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.77%) DNS
4 2 (3.77%) FTP
4 2 (3.77%) IPsec
5 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) Big Data
1 13 (24.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.89%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 30 (56.60%) Jenkins
2 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
3 13 (24.53%) Subversion
4 7 (13.21%) Selenium
4 7 (13.21%) SoapUI
4 7 (13.21%) XDoclet
5 5 (9.43%) JIRA
5 5 (9.43%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (7.55%) Maven
7 2 (3.77%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (33.96%) Marketing
2 13 (24.53%) Legal
3 9 (16.98%) Manufacturing
4 6 (11.32%) Finance
5 5 (9.43%) Electronics
5 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.77%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Digital Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Digital Marketing Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Lead DevOps
3 9 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 8 (15.09%) IT Architect
4 8 (15.09%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Scrum Master
6 5 (9.43%) SOA Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.66%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Coach
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Scrum Master
9 2 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (52.83%) J2EE
2 18 (33.96%) Middleware
3 15 (28.30%) .NET
4 7 (13.21%) EJB
4 7 (13.21%) Java EE
4 7 (13.21%) Web Services
5 4 (7.55%) JSON
5 4 (7.55%) Play Framework
5 4 (7.55%) RESTful
5 4 (7.55%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (7.55%) Swagger
5 4 (7.55%) XSLT
6 2 (3.77%) Servlets
7 1 (1.89%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.89%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Virtual Team
2 13 (24.53%) Social Media
3 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) Linux
2 17 (32.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.89%) CentOS
3 1 (1.89%) Fedora
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (67.92%) SOA
3 31 (58.49%) DevOps
4 24 (45.28%) TDD
5 23 (43.40%) Configuration Management
5 23 (43.40%) Scrum
6 22 (41.51%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (35.85%) Kanban
8 18 (33.96%) Coaching
8 18 (33.96%) Digital Marketing
9 16 (30.19%) Mentoring
10 15 (28.30%) API Design
10 15 (28.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (28.30%) OO
11 13 (24.53%) Analytics
11 13 (24.53%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (24.53%) Microservices
11 13 (24.53%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (24.53%) TOGAF
11 13 (24.53%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) Perl
3 9 (16.98%) C
4 7 (13.21%) Groovy
4 7 (13.21%) SQL
5 5 (9.43%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) Ruby
6 4 (7.55%) XPath
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Docker
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (35.85%) Puppet
2 17 (32.08%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Oracle
2 16 (30.19%) WSO2
3 12 (22.64%) Adobe
4 6 (11.32%) VMware
5 5 (9.43%) SAP
6 2 (3.77%) Google
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
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