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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 76 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 48 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.30% 0.88% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.64% 4.37% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.12% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
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
498 366 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.82% 20.08% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 218 211
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 19 44
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.80 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £35.30 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 19 £388 +29.16% 2
Basingstoke +26 9 £450 +28.57% 1
Portsmouth +4 4 £500 -
Farnborough - - - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 44 (56.41%) Linux
2 37 (47.44%) Apache
3 32 (41.03%) Java
4 30 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 29 (37.18%) PHP
5 29 (37.18%) Web Services
6 27 (34.62%) Puppet
7 26 (33.33%) Scrum
8 23 (29.49%) Jenkins
9 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (25.64%) Maven
10 20 (25.64%) VMware
10 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
10 20 (25.64%) MySQL
10 20 (25.64%) CSS
10 20 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (24.36%) Windows
11 19 (24.36%) Web Development
12 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
12 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 18 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (20.51%) PostGIS
13 16 (20.51%) HTML
13 16 (20.51%) TDD
13 16 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (19.23%) Tomcat
14 15 (19.23%) Eclipse
14 15 (19.23%) DevOps
14 15 (19.23%) CentOS
15 14 (17.95%) Amazon EC2

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (47.44%) Apache
2 15 (19.23%) Tomcat
3 14 (17.95%) Node.js
4 13 (16.67%) IIS
5 11 (14.10%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (10.26%) Apache Solr
7 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
8 4 (5.13%) CMS
8 4 (5.13%) GlassFish
9 3 (3.85%) Umbraco
9 3 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (2.56%) WordPress
10 2 (2.56%) Confluence
10 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.28%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (1.28%) Moodle
11 1 (1.28%) nginx
11 1 (1.28%) Joomla!
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (15.38%) Amazon S3
4 9 (11.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) Internet
2 8 (10.26%) SSL
3 5 (6.41%) SAN
3 5 (6.41%) LAN
3 5 (6.41%) WAN
4 4 (5.13%) IPsec
4 4 (5.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) MySQL
2 16 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (14.10%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (14.10%) Redis
4 5 (6.41%) Big Data
5 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.85%) JasperReports
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.28%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Jenkins
2 20 (25.64%) Maven
3 15 (19.23%) Eclipse
4 13 (16.67%) RSpec
5 12 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 12 (15.38%) JIRA
6 8 (10.26%) FitNesse
7 5 (6.41%) Selenium
8 4 (5.13%) Subversion
8 4 (5.13%) Mockito
9 3 (3.85%) Grunt
10 2 (2.56%) JUnit
10 2 (2.56%) JMeter
10 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Military
2 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) Developer
2 14 (17.95%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Architect
4 12 (15.38%) Programmer
5 11 (14.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.97%) Tester
7 7 (8.97%) Web Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Penetration Tester
7 7 (8.97%) Web Programmer
7 7 (8.97%) Security Tester
8 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Consultant
11 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Systems Support Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Technical Leader
11 3 (3.85%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.85%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.18%) Web Services
2 20 (25.64%) CSS
3 16 (20.51%) HTML
3 16 (20.51%) PostGIS
4 14 (17.95%) HTML5
4 14 (17.95%) CSS3
5 12 (15.38%) RESTful
5 12 (15.38%) J2EE
6 11 (14.10%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (14.10%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (14.10%) Ember.js
6 11 (14.10%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.97%) Spring
7 7 (8.97%) jQuery
8 5 (6.41%) Ajax
8 5 (6.41%) LAMP
8 5 (6.41%) JSON
9 4 (5.13%) Spring MVC
9 4 (5.13%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.13%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Wiki
2 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.85%) Kindle
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.85%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.28%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.28%) iPhone
4 1 (1.28%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.28%) Social Media
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (56.41%) Linux
2 20 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (24.36%) Windows
4 15 (19.23%) CentOS
5 7 (8.97%) UNIX
6 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.56%) Android
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Scrum
2 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.36%) Web Development
4 16 (20.51%) TDD
5 15 (19.23%) DevOps
6 13 (16.67%) BDD
7 11 (14.10%) Web Application Development
7 11 (14.10%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 11 (14.10%) Automated Testing
8 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.97%) SOA
10 6 (7.69%) ITIL
11 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
11 5 (6.41%) Content Management
12 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.13%) Migration
12 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.13%) Identity Management
12 4 (5.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.03%) Java
2 29 (37.18%) PHP
3 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.95%) Python
4 14 (17.95%) Ruby
5 13 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.13%) Perl
6 4 (5.13%) C
7 3 (3.85%) SQL
8 1 (1.28%) VC++
8 1 (1.28%) Tcl
8 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) CISSP
2 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) HP AIS
5 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.85%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Snort
2 12 (15.38%) vCloud
3 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.69%) VirtualBox
5 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.13%) Shibboleth
6 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (34.62%) Puppet
2 13 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 5 (6.41%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.41%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.56%) SCCM
6 1 (1.28%) Cacti
6 1 (1.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 20 (25.64%) VMware
3 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.82%) EMC
5 7 (8.97%) Oracle
6 6 (7.69%) HP
7 5 (6.41%) Cisco
7 5 (6.41%) Juniper
7 5 (6.41%) McAfee
7 5 (6.41%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.13%) Tripwire
9 3 (3.85%) Sitecore
10 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.56%) Adobe
11 1 (1.28%) ATG
11 1 (1.28%) Percona
11 1 (1.28%) Facebook
11 1 (1.28%) Twitter
Southampton, Hampshire
Optimus Search Ltd
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