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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 85 91 96
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 33 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.59% 0.82% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.47% 3.34% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +48.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.35% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+53.51% +23.33%
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
603 419 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.10% 24.69% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 242 303
Average daily rate £355 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 13 47
Average hourly rate £21.75 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.90% +30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £16.58 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 September 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 September 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 -6 9 £450 +50.00%
Basingstoke +17 5 £438 +29.62%
Portsmouth -5 1 £364 - 3
Eastleigh - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 53 (64.63%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (56.10%) Linux
3 42 (51.22%) Apache
4 32 (39.02%) Web Services
5 31 (37.80%) Java
6 30 (36.59%) Puppet
7 29 (35.37%) Red Hat
7 29 (35.37%) PHP
7 29 (35.37%) Scrum
8 28 (34.15%) Jenkins
9 27 (32.93%) Maven
10 24 (29.27%) VMware
11 23 (28.05%) PostGIS
12 22 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
13 21 (25.61%) MySQL
13 21 (25.61%) CSS
13 21 (25.61%) Internet
13 21 (25.61%) Eclipse
13 21 (25.61%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (24.39%) Web Development
15 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
15 18 (21.95%) J2EE
15 18 (21.95%) Windows
15 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
16 17 (20.73%) TDD
16 17 (20.73%) RESTful
16 17 (20.73%) Cucumber
17 16 (19.51%) JIRA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 42 (51.22%) Apache
2 16 (19.51%) Tomcat
3 14 (17.07%) Node.js
4 13 (15.85%) IIS
5 12 (14.63%) Apache Solr
6 11 (13.41%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.88%) CMS
8 4 (4.88%) GlassFish
9 3 (3.66%) Umbraco
9 3 (3.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (2.44%) WordPress
10 2 (2.44%) Confluence
10 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.22%) Moodle
11 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.61%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (17.07%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (14.63%) Amazon S3
3 12 (14.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.61%) Internet
2 8 (9.76%) SSL
3 5 (6.10%) SAN
3 5 (6.10%) LAN
3 5 (6.10%) WAN
4 4 (4.88%) IPsec
4 4 (4.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (25.61%) MySQL
3 11 (13.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (13.41%) Redis
4 4 (4.88%) Big Data
5 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.66%) JasperReports
6 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.44%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (34.15%) Jenkins
2 27 (32.93%) Maven
3 21 (25.61%) Eclipse
4 17 (20.73%) Cucumber
5 16 (19.51%) JIRA
6 14 (17.07%) RSpec
7 12 (14.63%) FitNesse
8 6 (7.32%) Selenium
9 5 (6.10%) Mockito
10 4 (4.88%) Subversion
11 3 (3.66%) JUnit
11 3 (3.66%) Grunt
12 2 (2.44%) JMeter
12 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Military
2 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (36.59%) Developer
2 18 (21.95%) Architect
3 15 (18.29%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (17.07%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (15.85%) Security Engineer
6 12 (14.63%) Programmer
7 10 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Security Tester
8 7 (8.54%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Tester
8 7 (8.54%) Web Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Penetration Tester
8 7 (8.54%) Web Programmer
9 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Consultant
11 3 (3.66%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.66%) Systems Support Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Systems Support
11 3 (3.66%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) Web Services
2 23 (28.05%) PostGIS
3 21 (25.61%) CSS
4 18 (21.95%) J2EE
5 17 (20.73%) RESTful
6 16 (19.51%) HTML
7 14 (17.07%) HTML5
7 14 (17.07%) CSS3
8 11 (13.41%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (13.41%) Ember.js
8 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
8 11 (13.41%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (9.76%) Spring
10 7 (8.54%) SOAP
10 7 (8.54%) jQuery
11 6 (7.32%) Ajax
11 6 (7.32%) JSON
12 5 (6.10%) Spring MVC
12 5 (6.10%) Hibernate
12 5 (6.10%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Wiki
2 3 (3.66%) Linked Data
2 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.66%) Kindle
2 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
3 1 (1.22%) iPhone
3 1 (1.22%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (56.10%) Linux
2 20 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (21.95%) Windows
4 14 (17.07%) CentOS
5 6 (7.32%) UNIX
6 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) Android
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (64.63%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.37%) Scrum
3 20 (24.39%) Web Development
4 17 (20.73%) TDD
5 14 (17.07%) BDD
6 13 (15.85%) DevOps
7 12 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.41%) Web Application Development
8 11 (13.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 11 (13.41%) Automated Testing
9 9 (10.98%) SOA
10 7 (8.54%) Content Management
11 6 (7.32%) ITIL
12 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
12 5 (6.10%) MVC
12 5 (6.10%) Kanban
12 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
13 4 (4.88%) Migration
13 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) Java
2 29 (35.37%) PHP
3 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.85%) Python
4 13 (15.85%) Ruby
4 13 (15.85%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.88%) Perl
5 4 (4.88%) C
6 3 (3.66%) SQL
7 1 (1.22%) VC++
7 1 (1.22%) Tcl
7 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) CISSP
2 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) Degree
5 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.66%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Snort
1 13 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.63%) vCloud
3 7 (8.54%) VirtualBox
4 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.88%) Shibboleth
5 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (36.59%) Puppet
2 14 (17.07%) Vagrant
3 5 (6.10%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.10%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.44%) SCCM
4 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (35.37%) Red Hat
2 24 (29.27%) VMware
3 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.20%) EMC
5 7 (8.54%) Oracle
6 6 (7.32%) HP
7 5 (6.10%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco
7 5 (6.10%) Juniper
7 5 (6.10%) McAfee
8 4 (4.88%) Tripwire
9 3 (3.66%) Sitecore
10 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.44%) Adobe
11 1 (1.22%) ATG
11 1 (1.22%) Facebook
11 1 (1.22%) Twitter
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