The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 44 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.91% 1.10% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.47% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate £550 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £353 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £373 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% +80.89%
Open Source
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
406 476 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.49% 74.96% 73.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 258 240
Average daily rate £450 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -6.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Hertfordshire region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Watford - 3 £700 -
St Albans - 2 £270 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (42.11%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) JSON
4 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (21.05%) MVC
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) LAMP
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) MySQL
5 4 (21.05%) ETL
5 4 (21.05%) Apache
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.79%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Spring
6 3 (15.79%) TDD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (21.05%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Data Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Architect
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (10.53%) HTML Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Magento Developer
6 2 (10.53%) PHP Magento Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) JSON
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) LAMP
4 3 (15.79%) REST
4 3 (15.79%) SOAP
4 3 (15.79%) Spring
4 3 (15.79%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) Laravel
5 2 (10.53%) React
5 2 (10.53%) RESTful
5 2 (10.53%) XHTML
5 2 (10.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Microservices
5 3 (15.79%) SOLID
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) API Development
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
6 2 (10.53%) OOD
6 2 (10.53%) OOP
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
1 2 (10.53%) Zend
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, start 8 Feb
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, immediate start
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago