The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 11 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 5.48% 4.26% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 9.52% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +77.50%
Open Source
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
54 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 73.97% 44.68% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 13
Average daily rate £413 £418 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +49.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Open Source
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (50.00%) Zend
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) OOP
3 4 (50.00%) RUP
3 4 (50.00%) DSDM
3 4 (50.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Data Security
4 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) OOP
2 4 (50.00%) RUP
2 4 (50.00%) DSDM
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Zend