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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 30 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.88% 3.07% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 3.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £500 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -43.66%
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
178 230 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 78.07% 78.50% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 126 82
Median daily rate £400 £338 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £153 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £750 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £135.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.88% +409.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £47.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) MapReduce
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Teradata
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source Development
3 2 (40.00%) Mule ESB
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Liferay
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Mule
4 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Hortonworks
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) HDFS
4 1 (20.00%) DataStax

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 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Liferay
1 2 (40.00%) Mule
1 2 (40.00%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) DataStax
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Data Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Teradata
2 1 (20.00%) Hortonworks