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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 70 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 49 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.45% 0.23% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.04% 0.88% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 2
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£419 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.70% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.57% -20.00%
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
542 456 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.13% 26.37% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 238 141
Average daily rate £368 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 34
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.20 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
Southampton - 17 £475 - 5
Farnborough - 3 £430 -
Aldershot - 1 £250 -
Fareham - 1 £300 -
Portsmouth - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 56 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (51.85%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (49.38%) Linux
4 39 (48.15%) Java
5 38 (46.91%) Apache
6 37 (45.68%) Scrum
7 31 (38.27%) Maven
7 31 (38.27%) Internet
8 27 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 27 (33.33%) PostGIS
9 25 (30.86%) Web Services
10 23 (28.40%) Eclipse
10 23 (28.40%) Puppet
10 23 (28.40%) Security Cleared
11 21 (25.93%) RESTful
11 21 (25.93%) Cucumber
12 19 (23.46%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (22.22%) TDD
13 18 (22.22%) J2EE
13 18 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (20.99%) VMware
15 16 (19.75%) MySQL
15 16 (19.75%) JUnit
15 16 (19.75%) SOAP
16 15 (18.52%) Tomcat
16 15 (18.52%) SOA
16 15 (18.52%) Spring
16 15 (18.52%) Web Development
16 15 (18.52%) Java EE
16 15 (18.52%) BDD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 38 (46.91%) Apache
2 15 (18.52%) Tomcat
3 10 (12.35%) OpenStack
4 8 (9.88%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.47%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.23%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.23%) Drupal
6 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Project
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (12.35%) Amazon S3
4 8 (9.88%) SaaS
5 4 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.27%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (51.85%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (19.75%) MySQL
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (7.41%) Hazelcast
6 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.23%) Big Data
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (38.27%) Maven
2 27 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 23 (28.40%) Eclipse
4 21 (25.93%) Cucumber
5 16 (19.75%) JUnit
6 13 (16.05%) Selenium
6 13 (16.05%) Mockito
6 13 (16.05%) JIRA
7 12 (14.81%) RSpec
8 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
9 10 (12.35%) Subversion
10 8 (9.88%) FitNesse
11 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
12 4 (4.94%) StarTeam
13 3 (3.70%) Checkstyle
14 2 (2.47%) ClearCase
14 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (2.47%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (2.47%) JMeter
14 2 (2.47%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) Architect
2 31 (38.27%) Solutions Architect
3 27 (33.33%) Developer
4 15 (18.52%) Lead Architect
5 13 (16.05%) Java Developer
5 13 (16.05%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Programmer
6 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Software Programmer
8 2 (2.47%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Designer
9 1 (1.23%) UI Programmer
9 1 (1.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (1.23%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 25 (30.86%) Web Services
3 21 (25.93%) RESTful
4 18 (22.22%) J2EE
5 16 (19.75%) SOAP
6 15 (18.52%) Spring
6 15 (18.52%) Java EE
7 14 (17.28%) CSS
8 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
9 9 (11.11%) Ajax
9 9 (11.11%) .NET
10 8 (9.88%) JSON
10 8 (9.88%) Spring MVC
10 8 (9.88%) JPA
11 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
12 6 (7.41%) HTML
12 6 (7.41%) JTS
12 6 (7.41%) Silverlight
13 5 (6.17%) OpenID
13 5 (6.17%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Kindle
1 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (49.38%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) Windows
3 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.94%) CentOS
5 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.47%) Android
7 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.68%) Scrum
3 19 (23.46%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (22.22%) TDD
5 15 (18.52%) SOA
5 15 (18.52%) Web Development
5 15 (18.52%) BDD
6 13 (16.05%) TOGAF
7 11 (13.58%) Content Management
8 8 (9.88%) Load Balancing
8 8 (9.88%) Kanban
8 8 (9.88%) MVC
8 8 (9.88%) Test Automation
8 8 (9.88%) DevOps
9 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.41%) Automated Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Change Control
11 5 (6.17%) OO
12 3 (3.70%) Waterfall
12 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.15%) Java
2 14 (17.28%) PHP
3 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.11%) C#
5 6 (7.41%) SQL
5 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.17%) Ruby
7 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.70%) VBScript
7 3 (3.70%) VB
8 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.47%) Python
9 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.05%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) RHCSA
4 3 (3.70%) RHCA
4 3 (3.70%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.70%) RHCE
4 3 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (1.23%) PMP
5 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) VirtualBox
2 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.88%) Docker
3 4 (4.94%) vCloud
4 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (28.40%) Puppet
2 12 (14.81%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.70%) SCCM
3 3 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) VMware
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.64%) Oracle
5 4 (4.94%) Borland
6 3 (3.70%) NetApp
7 2 (2.47%) EMC
7 2 (2.47%) Adobe
7 2 (2.47%) Tripwire
7 2 (2.47%) WSO2
8 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.23%) Fujitsu
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