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 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 28 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.38% 3.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 4.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £500 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.04% -54.78%
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
166 236 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 76.50% 78.15% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 139 92
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Mule
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Mule ESB
2 2 (50.00%) Liferay
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Liferay
1 2 (50.00%) Mule
1 2 (50.00%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source Development
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata