The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Hemel Hempstead region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 15 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 2.94% 1.89% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.53% 10.00% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +68.42%
Miscellaneous Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 27.94% 18.87% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate £475 £270 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.92% -22.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Open Source
Hertfordshire

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 Miscellaneous 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 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Akka
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Akka
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft