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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
North West / Manchester
Rank 75 84 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Contract jobs citing Open Source 20 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.43% 1.29% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.56% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 25
Median daily rate £540 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £320 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-14.51% +11.37%

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
1157 1601 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 83.00% 82.40% 76.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 932 671
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 £289 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 32
Median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 40 (56.34%) Java
2 38 (53.52%) Python
3 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (42.25%) JavaScript
5 29 (40.85%) TDD
6 23 (32.39%) Scrum
7 22 (30.99%) Linux
8 20 (28.17%) BDD
9 17 (23.94%) JIRA
10 15 (21.13%) Cucumber
10 15 (21.13%) AngularJS
10 15 (21.13%) Unix
11 14 (19.72%) RESTful
12 13 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (16.90%) Degree
13 12 (16.90%) C
13 12 (16.90%) SQL
14 11 (15.49%) Finance
14 11 (15.49%) Maven
14 11 (15.49%) ESRI
14 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (15.49%) Hadoop
14 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
14 11 (15.49%) JBehave
14 11 (15.49%) Puppet
14 11 (15.49%) Gradle
14 11 (15.49%) Leaflet
14 11 (15.49%) PostGIS
14 11 (15.49%) DevOps
14 11 (15.49%) GeoServer

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 11 (15.49%) GeoServer
2 9 (12.68%) Apache Spark
3 8 (11.27%) Apache
3 8 (11.27%) OpenStack
4 5 (7.04%) SAS
5 4 (5.63%) Confluence
6 3 (4.23%) CloudStack
7 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.82%) Jetty
7 2 (2.82%) nginx
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.41%) IIS
8 1 (1.41%) JBoss
8 1 (1.41%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.86%) GitHub
3 7 (9.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.63%) Slack
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.82%) IaaS
5 2 (2.82%) PaaS
5 2 (2.82%) SaaS
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.27%) DHCP
2 8 (11.27%) DNS
2 8 (11.27%) Firewall
2 8 (11.27%) HTTP
3 7 (9.86%) LAN
3 7 (9.86%) VoIP
3 7 (9.86%) VPN
3 7 (9.86%) WAN
4 5 (7.04%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (7.04%) IMAP
4 5 (7.04%) iSCSI
4 5 (7.04%) MRTG
4 5 (7.04%) SMTP
5 4 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (5.63%) Wireless
6 3 (4.23%) LDAP
7 1 (1.41%) IPsec
7 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) Hadoop
2 9 (12.68%) MySQL
3 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (9.86%) Big Data
4 7 (9.86%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.86%) Redis
5 4 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.82%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (2.82%) HDInsight
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.82%) Spark SQL
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.41%) Impala
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) JIRA
2 15 (21.13%) Cucumber
3 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
3 11 (15.49%) Gradle
3 11 (15.49%) JBehave
3 11 (15.49%) Maven
4 9 (12.68%) Jenkins
5 7 (9.86%) Mercurial
6 3 (4.23%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.23%) JUnit
7 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.41%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Electronics
2 8 (11.27%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.27%) Marketing
2 8 (11.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) Developer
2 11 (15.49%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Java Scala Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Scala Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Scala Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Hadoop Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Data Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Security Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Digital Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) AngularJS
2 14 (19.72%) RESTful
3 11 (15.49%) Leaflet
3 11 (15.49%) OpenLayers
3 11 (15.49%) PostGIS
4 8 (11.27%) .NET
4 8 (11.27%) CSS
4 8 (11.27%) HTML
4 8 (11.27%) REST
4 8 (11.27%) Spring
4 8 (11.27%) Web Services
5 7 (9.86%) CSS3
5 7 (9.86%) ELK Stack
5 7 (9.86%) Hibernate
5 7 (9.86%) HTML5
5 7 (9.86%) Node.js
6 2 (2.82%) Django
6 2 (2.82%) JSON
6 2 (2.82%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (1.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.23%) User Experience
6 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.41%) BBC
7 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Linux
2 15 (21.13%) Unix
3 10 (14.08%) Windows
4 7 (9.86%) CentOS
5 6 (8.45%) Debian
5 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.45%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.23%) Android
6 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.41%) Solaris
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.85%) TDD
3 23 (32.39%) Scrum
4 20 (28.17%) BDD
5 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (15.49%) DevOps
6 10 (14.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (14.08%) Data Migration
6 10 (14.08%) Migration
6 10 (14.08%) OO
6 10 (14.08%) Pair Programming
7 9 (12.68%) Microservices
7 9 (12.68%) SOA
7 9 (12.68%) Software Delivery
8 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.27%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (11.27%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (11.27%) Programme Management
9 7 (9.86%) OOP
9 7 (9.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) Java
2 38 (53.52%) Python
3 30 (42.25%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.90%) C
4 12 (16.90%) SQL
5 9 (12.68%) Bash Shell
5 9 (12.68%) Shell Script
6 8 (11.27%) Scala
7 7 (9.86%) C++
7 7 (9.86%) Clojure
7 7 (9.86%) Groovy
8 6 (8.45%) C#
9 5 (7.04%) Korn
9 5 (7.04%) Perl
9 5 (7.04%) PHP
9 5 (7.04%) Ruby
10 2 (2.82%) F#
10 2 (2.82%) R
11 1 (1.41%) Go
11 1 (1.41%) Lua
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) CISSP
2 7 (9.86%) SANS
2 7 (9.86%) SSCP
3 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.41%) MCP
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.04%) Dovecot
3 5 (7.04%) iptables
3 5 (7.04%) KVM
3 5 (7.04%) Sendmail
3 5 (7.04%) Squid
4 4 (5.63%) vSphere
4 4 (5.63%) Xen
5 3 (4.23%) XenServer
6 2 (2.82%) Docker
7 1 (1.41%) Ceph
7 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.41%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) Puppet
2 7 (9.86%) logstash
2 7 (9.86%) QRadar
3 6 (8.45%) Kibana
3 6 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.04%) Cacti
4 5 (7.04%) HAProxy
4 5 (7.04%) Nagios
4 5 (7.04%) OpenNebula
5 4 (5.63%) RSA enVision
6 3 (4.23%) Ansible
6 3 (4.23%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.41%) Chronos
7 1 (1.41%) FreeIPA
7 1 (1.41%) Marathon
7 1 (1.41%) Mesos
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) ESRI
2 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
3 8 (11.27%) IBM
3 8 (11.27%) SAP
4 7 (9.86%) Apple
4 7 (9.86%) Google
4 7 (9.86%) LogRhythm
4 7 (9.86%) Splunk
5 6 (8.45%) VMware
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle
8 2 (2.82%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.41%) Cisco
9 1 (1.41%) Cloudera
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