The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 45 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.68% 3.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 5.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +77.50%
Open Source
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
318 228 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.60% 58.61% 64.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 128 95
Average daily rate £408 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +29.31%
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 Gloucestershire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire 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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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
Gloucester -3 1 £475 -5.00% 1
Cheltenham -7 1 £325 -
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (25.00%) Itk
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) NetQoS
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Ethereal
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) HL7
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) ISDN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
1 1 (25.00%) ISDN
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) SONET
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) DSL
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (25.00%) Ethereal
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ActiveX
1 1 (25.00%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) NetQoS