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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 27 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +12
Contract jobs citing Open Source 23 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.41% 1.55% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 2.02% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 1
Median daily rate £455 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.04% -54.78%
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
366 397 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 86.12% 76.79% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 211 202
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 65 45
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £24.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.80 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Southend-on-Sea -4 8 £540 -4.42%
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) SOA
3 18 (48.65%) Java
3 18 (48.65%) J2EE
3 18 (48.65%) Scrum
4 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (40.54%) Linux
4 15 (40.54%) HTTP
4 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
4 15 (40.54%) SSL
4 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
4 15 (40.54%) Puppet
4 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
4 15 (40.54%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (37.84%) DevOps
6 13 (35.14%) WSO2
6 13 (35.14%) TDD
7 12 (32.43%) Oracle
7 12 (32.43%) Perl
8 11 (29.73%) .NET
8 11 (29.73%) OO
8 11 (29.73%) Middleware
8 11 (29.73%) Kanban
9 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
9 10 (27.03%) Subversion
9 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
10 9 (24.32%) Coaching
10 9 (24.32%) Microservices
10 9 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery

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 9 (24.32%) Apache
1 9 (24.32%) JBoss
2 8 (21.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (5.41%) Mule
5 1 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) HTTP
1 15 (40.54%) SSL
1 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
2 9 (24.32%) SMS
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Big Data
1 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
2 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.03%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) EasyMock
3 1 (2.70%) Mockito
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
1 9 (24.32%) Legal
1 9 (24.32%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Digital Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Lead DevOps
4 7 (18.92%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 7 (18.92%) IT Architect
4 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (8.11%) SOA Developer
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) J2EE
2 11 (29.73%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) Middleware
3 9 (24.32%) REST
3 9 (24.32%) SOAP
3 9 (24.32%) Web Services
4 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.81%) CSS
5 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
5 4 (10.81%) HTML
5 4 (10.81%) Spring
6 3 (8.11%) Apache Camel
6 3 (8.11%) JSON
6 3 (8.11%) XML
7 2 (5.41%) Apache CXF
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.70%) WireMock
8 1 (2.70%) XSD
8 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Social Media
1 9 (24.32%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
1 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) SOA
3 18 (48.65%) Scrum
4 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
4 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (37.84%) DevOps
6 13 (35.14%) TDD
7 11 (29.73%) Kanban
7 11 (29.73%) OO
8 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
9 9 (24.32%) Analytics
9 9 (24.32%) API Design
9 9 (24.32%) Big Data Analytics
9 9 (24.32%) Coaching
9 9 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (24.32%) Data Analytics
9 9 (24.32%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (24.32%) Microservices
9 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) Perl
3 3 (8.11%) C
4 2 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) XPath
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (40.54%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) WSO2
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle
3 8 (21.62%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Google