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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 69 63 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 27 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.67% 2.03% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.80% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 3
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£475 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £288 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
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
1211 892 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.89% 72.46% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 501 456
Average daily rate £380 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +5 1 £430 +49.56% 1
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) SOA
3 18 (43.90%) TDD
4 16 (39.02%) Java
5 14 (34.15%) Oracle
6 13 (31.71%) Subversion
7 12 (29.27%) Scrum
7 12 (29.27%) Middleware
7 12 (29.27%) Big Data
7 12 (29.27%) SDLC
8 11 (26.83%) SOAP
8 11 (26.83%) Web Services
9 10 (24.39%) JSON
9 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (21.95%) OO
10 9 (21.95%) Software Delivery
10 9 (21.95%) Groovy
10 9 (21.95%) Mercurial
11 8 (19.51%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (19.51%) Oracle BPM
11 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
11 8 (19.51%) SQL
11 8 (19.51%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (17.07%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (17.07%) Internet
12 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
12 7 (17.07%) NoSQL
12 7 (17.07%) RESTful
12 7 (17.07%) Scala
12 7 (17.07%) Oracle TCA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.76%) JBoss
2 4 (9.76%) Confluence
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.88%) LiveCycle
3 2 (4.88%) Liferay
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (4.88%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Route 53
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Internet
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) AMQP
3 3 (7.32%) IPsec
3 3 (7.32%) OSPF
3 3 (7.32%) BGP
3 3 (7.32%) SSL
3 3 (7.32%) SNMP
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) Big Data
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
3 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
3 7 (17.07%) NoSQL
4 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
5 5 (12.20%) Pentaho
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.88%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Subversion
2 9 (21.95%) Mercurial
3 6 (14.63%) SoapUI
3 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.76%) Gradle
5 4 (9.76%) Ant
5 4 (9.76%) JUnit
5 4 (9.76%) JIRA
5 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (9.76%) Selenium
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (4.88%) Hudson
6 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Architect
3 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Oracle Architect
4 7 (17.07%) Middleware Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Tester
6 4 (9.76%) QA Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Scala Developer
8 2 (4.88%) ETL Developer
9 1 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Big Data Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Digital Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Java Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Middleware
2 11 (26.83%) SOAP
2 11 (26.83%) Web Services
3 10 (24.39%) JSON
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (17.07%) RESTful
6 6 (14.63%) JMS
7 5 (12.20%) J2EE
7 5 (12.20%) Spring
8 4 (9.76%) Java EE
8 4 (9.76%) Apache CXF
8 4 (9.76%) Gherkin
8 4 (9.76%) Apache Camel
8 4 (9.76%) EJB
8 4 (9.76%) CSS
8 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.76%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (7.32%) HTML
10 2 (4.88%) .NET
10 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
3 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) SOA
3 18 (43.90%) TDD
4 12 (29.27%) Scrum
4 12 (29.27%) SDLC
5 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (21.95%) OO
6 9 (21.95%) Software Delivery
7 7 (17.07%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) Pair Programming
8 6 (14.63%) ETL
8 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
8 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.20%) Master Data Management
9 5 (12.20%) Quality Management
9 5 (12.20%) OOP
9 5 (12.20%) Data Management
9 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) Groovy
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) Scala
5 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.88%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) JNCIS
4 2 (4.88%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
1 5 (12.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
1 5 (12.20%) Vagrant
2 3 (7.32%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.76%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) Juniper
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Infoblox
5 2 (4.88%) Endeca
5 2 (4.88%) ATG
5 2 (4.88%) Stellent
5 2 (4.88%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (4.88%) SAP
5 2 (4.88%) Retek
5 2 (4.88%) Adobe
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.44%) Eloqua
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago