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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 42 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 18 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.69% 1.37% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 1.85% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Median daily rate £500 £270 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -29.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £270 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £270 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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
528 486 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.81% 73.97% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 250 296
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 27
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.55 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +4 6 £500 - 2
Rickmansworth - 5 £310 -
Hatfield -11 2 £538 - 4
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - - 1
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 31 (86.11%) Java
2 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (50.00%) Spring
5 16 (44.44%) Scrum
5 16 (44.44%) Selenium
5 16 (44.44%) RESTful
5 16 (44.44%) Automation Testing
5 16 (44.44%) JBehave
5 16 (44.44%) WebDriver
5 16 (44.44%) Cucumber
5 16 (44.44%) BDD
5 16 (44.44%) Gherkin
5 16 (44.44%) ATDD
6 14 (38.89%) Non-Functional Testing
6 14 (38.89%) Kanban
7 13 (36.11%) Atlassian
7 13 (36.11%) TDD
7 13 (36.11%) SoapUI
8 12 (33.33%) Confluence
8 12 (33.33%) Maven
8 12 (33.33%) JIRA
8 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 12 (33.33%) JUnit
8 12 (33.33%) Tomcat
9 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
10 10 (27.78%) DevOps
10 10 (27.78%) Software Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (33.33%) Confluence
1 12 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.89%) Apache
3 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Magento
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.56%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Boomi
2 2 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.78%) G Suite
3 1 (2.78%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Cucumber
1 16 (44.44%) JBehave
1 16 (44.44%) Selenium
1 16 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 13 (36.11%) SoapUI
3 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (33.33%) JIRA
3 12 (33.33%) JUnit
3 12 (33.33%) Maven
4 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
5 9 (25.00%) TeamCity
6 8 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (22.22%) JMeter
7 7 (19.44%) FitNesse
7 7 (19.44%) NUnit
8 6 (16.67%) Robot Framework
9 5 (13.89%) Mockito
9 5 (13.89%) Moq
General
1 8 (22.22%) Retail
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Automation Tester
2 10 (27.78%) Tester
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) AWS Architect
5 3 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Integration Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Magento Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) Spring
2 16 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 16 (44.44%) RESTful
3 8 (22.22%) .NET
4 7 (19.44%) JSON
4 7 (19.44%) XML
5 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
5 5 (13.89%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (11.11%) XSLT
7 3 (8.33%) CSS
7 3 (8.33%) HTML
7 3 (8.33%) LAMP
7 3 (8.33%) REST
7 3 (8.33%) Spring Boot
7 3 (8.33%) Web Services
7 3 (8.33%) XHTML
7 3 (8.33%) XSL
8 2 (5.56%) Middleware
9 1 (2.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) DataPower
2 3 (8.33%) iPad
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (44.44%) ATDD
3 16 (44.44%) Automation Testing
3 16 (44.44%) BDD
3 16 (44.44%) Scrum
4 14 (38.89%) Kanban
4 14 (38.89%) Non-Functional Testing
5 13 (36.11%) TDD
6 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 10 (27.78%) DevOps
7 10 (27.78%) Software Testing
8 9 (25.00%) Functional Testing
8 9 (25.00%) OO
9 8 (22.22%) Regression Testing
10 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
10 7 (19.44%) Test Strategy
11 6 (16.67%) High Availability
11 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
1 4 (11.11%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Varnish
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) OpenView
4 1 (2.78%) Packer
4 1 (2.78%) SCCM
4 1 (2.78%) Terraform
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Atlassian
2 6 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) Zend
4 2 (5.56%) Dell
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) BMC
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.78%) Sun
5 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) WSO2
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