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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 39 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 24 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.21% 0.13% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 0.18% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 9
Median daily rate £338 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £450 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £65.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-73.84% -8.45%
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
551 552 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.66% 73.99% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 280 406
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 26
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.53 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.67% +34.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £70.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 7 £390 - 1
Rickmansworth - 6 £304 -
Stevenage - 1 £500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 14 (56.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Linux
4 10 (40.00%) MySQL
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
4 10 (40.00%) BDD
5 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (36.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Confluence
5 9 (36.00%) JIRA
5 9 (36.00%) PHP
6 8 (32.00%) Apache
6 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (32.00%) JMeter
6 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) Spring
6 8 (32.00%) Selenium
6 8 (32.00%) Kanban
6 8 (32.00%) JBehave
6 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
6 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
6 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
6 8 (32.00%) ATDD
6 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (32.00%) Functional Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (28.00%) OO PHP
7 7 (28.00%) Magento

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 9 (36.00%) Confluence
2 8 (32.00%) Apache
3 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (12.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
2 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (12.00%) OLTP
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (36.00%) JIRA
2 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (32.00%) JBehave
2 8 (32.00%) JMeter
2 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (28.00%) JUnit
3 7 (28.00%) Maven
3 7 (28.00%) NUnit
4 6 (24.00%) FitNesse
4 6 (24.00%) TeamCity
5 5 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (20.00%) Robot Framework
6 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
6 2 (8.00%) Mockito
6 2 (8.00%) Moq
6 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Magento Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Automation Tester
3 6 (24.00%) Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 4 (16.00%) LAMP Developer
5 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (16.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 4 (16.00%) PHP Magento Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Solr Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
1 8 (32.00%) Spring
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) LAMP
2 7 (28.00%) RESTful
2 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 7 (28.00%) XHTML
2 7 (28.00%) XSL
3 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 3 (12.00%) SAML
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (12.00%) PKI
2 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Solaris
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) BDD
2 10 (40.00%) Scrum
3 9 (36.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (32.00%) ATDD
4 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (32.00%) Functional Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Kanban
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (28.00%) MVC
5 7 (28.00%) OO
5 7 (28.00%) OO PHP
6 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (20.00%) System Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) PHP
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SDET
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (12.00%) Varnish
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) OpenView
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Atlassian
1 7 (28.00%) Zend
2 3 (12.00%) BMC
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Sun
2 3 (12.00%) VMware