The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 49 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.26% 1.62% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 2.21% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £500 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
Open Source
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
282 181 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.06% 73.28% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 100 104
Median daily rate £400 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £170.00 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1378.26% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Open Source
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Kent region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (25.00%) F5

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore