The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 82 86 95
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Open Source 33 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.54% 0.75% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.92% 2.93% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £41.75 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+215.55% -40.00%
Open Source
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
671 409 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.41% 25.69% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 230 267
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 36
Average hourly rate £15.77 £28.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.67% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £16.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
Southampton +1 11 £475 +55.73% 3
Portsmouth 0 5 £350 - 2
Basingstoke +2 1 £425 +25.92% 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 55 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.83%) Linux
3 44 (53.01%) Apache
4 32 (38.55%) Maven
5 29 (34.94%) Web Services
6 28 (33.73%) PHP
6 28 (33.73%) Internet
6 28 (33.73%) PostGIS
7 27 (32.53%) Jenkins
7 27 (32.53%) Puppet
7 27 (32.53%) MySQL
7 27 (32.53%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (32.53%) Scrum
8 25 (30.12%) Red Hat
8 25 (30.12%) Eclipse
9 24 (28.92%) J2EE
9 24 (28.92%) Java
10 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
10 23 (27.71%) VMware
11 22 (26.51%) Windows
12 21 (25.30%) CSS
13 20 (24.10%) TDD
13 20 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
15 18 (21.69%) RESTful
15 18 (21.69%) Cucumber
16 17 (20.48%) MS Excel
16 17 (20.48%) Web Development
16 17 (20.48%) JIRA
17 16 (19.28%) HTML

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 44 (53.01%) Apache
2 14 (16.87%) Node.js
3 13 (15.66%) Apache Solr
3 13 (15.66%) Tomcat
3 13 (15.66%) IIS
4 11 (13.25%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.61%) WordPress
5 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.41%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.41%) Confluence
6 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.20%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.20%) CMS
7 1 (1.20%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (20.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (16.87%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (15.66%) SaaS
4 12 (14.46%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.73%) Internet
2 6 (7.23%) SSL
3 3 (3.61%) SAN
3 3 (3.61%) LAN
3 3 (3.61%) WAN
4 2 (2.41%) IPsec
4 2 (2.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.53%) MySQL
1 27 (32.53%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (13.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (13.25%) Redis
3 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.41%) Big Data
6 2 (2.41%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.20%) DB2
7 1 (1.20%) MS Access
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 32 (38.55%) Maven
2 27 (32.53%) Jenkins
3 25 (30.12%) Eclipse
4 18 (21.69%) Cucumber
5 17 (20.48%) JIRA
6 14 (16.87%) RSpec
7 13 (15.66%) FitNesse
8 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
9 6 (7.23%) Selenium
10 5 (6.02%) Mockito
11 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
12 3 (3.61%) JUnit
12 3 (3.61%) Grunt
13 2 (2.41%) JMeter
13 2 (2.41%) Subversion
13 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (2.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (2.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Military
2 1 (1.20%) Marketing
2 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Developer
2 25 (30.12%) Architect
3 22 (26.51%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (18.07%) Programmer
5 14 (16.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (15.66%) Security Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Penetration Tester
8 7 (8.43%) Web Programmer
8 7 (8.43%) Security Tester
8 7 (8.43%) Tester
8 7 (8.43%) Web Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Java Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Consultant
11 3 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 2 (2.41%) J2EE Developer
12 2 (2.41%) WordPress Developer
12 2 (2.41%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.94%) Web Services
2 28 (33.73%) PostGIS
3 24 (28.92%) J2EE
4 21 (25.30%) CSS
5 18 (21.69%) RESTful
6 16 (19.28%) HTML
7 11 (13.25%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (13.25%) HTML5
7 11 (13.25%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (13.25%) CSS3
7 11 (13.25%) Ember.js
7 11 (13.25%) AngularJS
8 8 (9.64%) SOAP
9 7 (8.43%) Spring
9 7 (8.43%) Ajax
9 7 (8.43%) .NET
9 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
10 6 (7.23%) Silverlight
11 5 (6.02%) jQuery
11 5 (6.02%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Wiki
2 3 (3.61%) Linked Data
3 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) iPhone
4 1 (1.20%) Social Media
4 1 (1.20%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 48 (57.83%) Linux
2 22 (26.51%) Windows
3 16 (19.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (14.46%) CentOS
5 5 (6.02%) UNIX
6 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.41%) Android
8 1 (1.20%) Solaris
8 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.53%) Scrum
3 20 (24.10%) TDD
4 17 (20.48%) Web Development
5 14 (16.87%) BDD
6 13 (15.66%) SOA
7 11 (13.25%) Automated Testing
7 11 (13.25%) Web Application Development
7 11 (13.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 11 (13.25%) DevOps
8 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.05%) Content Management
9 8 (9.64%) Load Balancing
10 6 (7.23%) ITIL
11 5 (6.02%) MVC
11 5 (6.02%) Kanban
11 5 (6.02%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
13 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
13 2 (2.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) PHP
2 24 (28.92%) Java
3 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.66%) Python
4 13 (15.66%) Ruby
4 13 (15.66%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.43%) C#
6 4 (4.82%) SQL
7 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.41%) Perl
7 2 (2.41%) C
7 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.20%) Tcl
8 1 (1.20%) C++
8 1 (1.20%) VBA
8 1 (1.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) CISSP
2 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) HP AIS
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) Snort
2 12 (14.46%) vCloud
3 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.43%) VirtualBox
5 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.41%) Docker
6 2 (2.41%) Shibboleth
6 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (32.53%) Puppet
2 14 (16.87%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) Red Hat
2 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.71%) VMware
3 10 (12.05%) EMC
4 5 (6.02%) Oracle
5 4 (4.82%) HP
5 4 (4.82%) Tripwire
6 3 (3.61%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco
6 3 (3.61%) Juniper
6 3 (3.61%) McAfee
7 2 (2.41%) Adobe
7 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.20%) Facebook
8 1 (1.20%) Twitter
8 1 (1.20%) ATG