The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 2 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 62 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 41 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.23% 0.83% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.08% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 2
Median daily rate £425 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £320 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.61%
Open Source
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1502 1291 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.76% 76.53% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 696 548
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 42
Median hourly rate £26.50 £16.16 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.95% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Manchester region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 7 £300 -
Salford - 1 £425 - 1
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 47 (72.31%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.77%) Java
3 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
4 30 (46.15%) Web Services
4 30 (46.15%) Python
5 27 (41.54%) TDD
6 23 (35.38%) REST
7 22 (33.85%) AngularJS
8 20 (30.77%) Scrum
9 19 (29.23%) SDLC
10 16 (24.62%) CSS
10 16 (24.62%) HTML
10 16 (24.62%) RESTful
11 15 (23.08%) PostGIS
11 15 (23.08%) BDD
11 15 (23.08%) Linux
11 15 (23.08%) GIS
11 15 (23.08%) GeoServer
12 14 (21.54%) Microservices
13 13 (20.00%) ESRI
13 13 (20.00%) HTML5
13 13 (20.00%) CSS3
13 13 (20.00%) NoSQL
13 13 (20.00%) OpenLayers
14 12 (18.46%) GitHub
14 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
14 12 (18.46%) Leaflet
14 12 (18.46%) Spring
15 11 (16.92%) OOP
15 11 (16.92%) PHP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 15 (23.08%) GeoServer
2 8 (12.31%) Node.js
3 6 (9.23%) Apache
4 4 (6.15%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.62%) SAS
6 1 (1.54%) JBoss
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
1 1 (1.54%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) GitHub
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) HTTP
2 4 (6.15%) DNS
2 4 (6.15%) MRTG
3 3 (4.62%) DHCP
3 3 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (4.62%) IMAP
3 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
3 3 (4.62%) SMTP
4 2 (3.08%) LDAP
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) GIS
2 13 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.77%) MySQL
3 7 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.08%) QGIS
4 2 (3.08%) Redis
5 1 (1.54%) Big Data
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.92%) Selenium
3 10 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 10 (15.38%) JIRA
4 9 (13.85%) Mercurial
5 6 (9.23%) Maven
6 5 (7.69%) Gradle
6 5 (7.69%) JBehave
7 4 (6.15%) GitLab
7 4 (6.15%) Mocha
8 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.54%) NuGet
8 1 (1.54%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Law
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.46%) GIS Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Business Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Java Scala Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Scala Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Scala Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Digital Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Digital Business Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (4.62%) Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) Web Services
2 23 (35.38%) REST
3 22 (33.85%) AngularJS
4 16 (24.62%) CSS
4 16 (24.62%) HTML
4 16 (24.62%) RESTful
5 15 (23.08%) PostGIS
6 13 (20.00%) CSS3
6 13 (20.00%) HTML5
6 13 (20.00%) OpenLayers
7 12 (18.46%) Leaflet
7 12 (18.46%) Spring
8 8 (12.31%) Hibernate
9 6 (9.23%) .NET
10 5 (7.69%) Backbone.js
10 5 (7.69%) JSON
10 5 (7.69%) SOAP
10 5 (7.69%) XML
11 4 (6.15%) jQuery
11 4 (6.15%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) User Experience
4 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) CentOS
2 7 (10.77%) Debian
3 6 (9.23%) Unix
4 5 (7.69%) Windows
5 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.62%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (41.54%) TDD
3 20 (30.77%) Scrum
4 19 (29.23%) SDLC
5 15 (23.08%) BDD
6 14 (21.54%) Microservices
7 11 (16.92%) OO
7 11 (16.92%) OOP
7 11 (16.92%) SOA
7 11 (16.92%) Software Delivery
8 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.31%) Pair Programming
10 7 (10.77%) Analytics
10 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.77%) MVC
11 6 (9.23%) Product Management
11 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.23%) Web Development
12 5 (7.69%) High Availability
12 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) Java
2 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
3 30 (46.15%) Python
4 11 (16.92%) PHP
5 9 (13.85%) Bash Shell
5 9 (13.85%) Scala
6 8 (12.31%) C++
6 8 (12.31%) Clojure
6 8 (12.31%) Groovy
7 7 (10.77%) C
8 6 (9.23%) Perl
8 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
9 4 (6.15%) Korn
10 3 (4.62%) C#
10 3 (4.62%) Ruby
10 3 (4.62%) SQL
11 2 (3.08%) Go
12 1 (1.54%) AWK
12 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) PhD
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Docker
2 4 (6.15%) KVM
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) Dovecot
3 3 (4.62%) iptables
3 3 (4.62%) Sendmail
3 3 (4.62%) Squid
4 1 (1.54%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Puppet
2 4 (6.15%) Cacti
2 4 (6.15%) Nagios
2 4 (6.15%) OpenNebula
3 3 (4.62%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) ESRI
2 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 5 (7.69%) VMware
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) Zend
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
5 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) Facebook
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) IronPort
5 1 (1.54%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.54%) Veritas
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