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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.33% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.09% +80.89%
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
221 196 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 72.22% 71.27% 62.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 114 82
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 10
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% +146.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £9.12 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £185.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
1 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Support
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
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