The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 22 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.59% 2.46% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 2.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
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 £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
Open Source
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
134 239 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 68.72% 84.15% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 140 95
Median daily rate £375 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £22.85 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.54% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Mule ESB
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) QA Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source Development
4 2 (22.22%) JBoss
4 2 (22.22%) JMeter
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Liferay
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Liferay
1 2 (22.22%) Mule
1 2 (22.22%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JMeter
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
1 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Tester
1 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum Master
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Automation Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Senior QA Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source Development
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) QA Automation
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) API Development
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Siebel