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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.07% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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
223 128 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 76.11% 67.02% 75.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 76 83
Average daily rate £344 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £753 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) REST
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) User Experience
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (33.33%) eggPlant
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) JUnit
5 3 (33.33%) ETL
6 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Jetty
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Google App Engine
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 3 (33.33%) eggPlant
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) HTML Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML5
1 5 (55.56%) REST
1 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (11.11%) Servlets
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) C++
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Xen
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Google