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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 44 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 58 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.25% 1.44% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 1.89% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 11
Median daily rate £500 £465 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +24.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.97 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-29.47% -40.14%
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
1442 1166 946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.74% 76.36% 73.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 701 505
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.95 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 - 15 £406 -
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 62 (72.94%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (61.18%) Java
3 40 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 30 (35.29%) SOA
5 29 (34.12%) TDD
6 27 (31.76%) Spring
6 27 (31.76%) REST
6 27 (31.76%) AngularJS
7 25 (29.41%) Microservices
7 25 (29.41%) Web Services
8 24 (28.24%) Linux
8 24 (28.24%) Python
9 22 (25.88%) HTML
9 22 (25.88%) CSS
9 22 (25.88%) Scrum
9 22 (25.88%) RESTful
10 20 (23.53%) HTML5
10 20 (23.53%) CSS3
10 20 (23.53%) Software Delivery
11 18 (21.18%) GitHub
11 18 (21.18%) Scala
11 18 (21.18%) OO
12 17 (20.00%) OOP
12 17 (20.00%) Apache
12 17 (20.00%) HTTP
12 17 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 16 (18.82%) Mercurial
13 16 (18.82%) JSON
13 16 (18.82%) XML

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 17 (20.00%) Apache
2 12 (14.12%) JBoss
2 12 (14.12%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.94%) GeoServer
4 7 (8.24%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.53%) SAS
6 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.18%) CMS
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.18%) SAP hybris
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.18%) GitHub
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.53%) PaaS
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.18%) IaaS
5 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (4.71%) DNS
2 4 (4.71%) MRTG
3 3 (3.53%) DHCP
3 3 (3.53%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.53%) IMAP
3 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.53%) SMTP
4 1 (1.18%) ICMP
4 1 (1.18%) LDAP
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (17.65%) MySQL
3 13 (15.29%) Hadoop
3 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
4 11 (12.94%) GIS
5 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.35%) Big Data
7 2 (2.35%) Redis
8 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (18.82%) Mercurial
3 10 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.06%) Selenium
5 5 (5.88%) JIRA
6 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.53%) Mocha
8 1 (1.18%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.18%) GoCD
8 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.18%) Maven
8 1 (1.18%) Subversion
8 1 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.18%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Law
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (55.29%) Developer
2 29 (34.12%) Java Developer
3 16 (18.82%) Senior Developer
4 15 (17.65%) Java Scala Developer
4 15 (17.65%) Scala Developer
4 15 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (17.65%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 15 (17.65%) Senior Scala Developer
5 9 (10.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) GIS Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) Digital Business Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.76%) AngularJS
1 27 (31.76%) REST
1 27 (31.76%) Spring
2 25 (29.41%) Web Services
3 22 (25.88%) CSS
3 22 (25.88%) HTML
3 22 (25.88%) RESTful
4 20 (23.53%) CSS3
4 20 (23.53%) HTML5
5 16 (18.82%) JSON
5 16 (18.82%) XML
6 15 (17.65%) Hibernate
7 14 (16.47%) JDBC
7 14 (16.47%) SOAP
8 12 (14.12%) Apache Camel
8 12 (14.12%) Middleware
9 11 (12.94%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (12.94%) Leaflet
9 11 (12.94%) OpenLayers
9 11 (12.94%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) User Experience
4 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) NHS
7 1 (1.18%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.24%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) CentOS
2 7 (8.24%) Ubuntu
3 5 (5.88%) Unix
4 4 (4.71%) Debian
4 4 (4.71%) Windows
5 3 (3.53%) Fedora
5 3 (3.53%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (72.94%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) SOA
3 29 (34.12%) TDD
4 25 (29.41%) Microservices
5 22 (25.88%) Scrum
6 20 (23.53%) Software Delivery
7 18 (21.18%) OO
8 17 (20.00%) OOP
9 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (17.65%) Pair Programming
9 15 (17.65%) SDLC
10 14 (16.47%) High Availability
11 10 (11.76%) BDD
11 10 (11.76%) DevOps
12 8 (9.41%) Analytics
12 8 (9.41%) Business Analysis
12 8 (9.41%) Front End Development
13 7 (8.24%) MVC
13 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (61.18%) Java
2 40 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 24 (28.24%) Python
4 18 (21.18%) Scala
5 15 (17.65%) Clojure
5 15 (17.65%) Groovy
6 8 (9.41%) C++
6 8 (9.41%) PHP
7 7 (8.24%) C
8 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.88%) Perl
9 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.71%) Korn
10 4 (4.71%) Ruby
11 3 (3.53%) C#
11 3 (3.53%) SQL
12 2 (2.35%) Go
13 1 (1.18%) AWK
13 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) PhD
4 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) MCP
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (5.88%) Docker
3 4 (4.71%) KVM
3 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.53%) Dovecot
4 3 (3.53%) iptables
4 3 (3.53%) Sendmail
4 3 (3.53%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) Puppet
2 7 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.06%) Ansible
4 4 (4.71%) Cacti
4 4 (4.71%) Nagios
4 4 (4.71%) OpenNebula
5 3 (3.53%) HAProxy
5 3 (3.53%) Salt
6 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.35%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.35%) Mesos
6 2 (2.35%) Terraform
7 1 (1.18%) Packer
7 1 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) IBM
2 12 (14.12%) Oracle
3 11 (12.94%) ESRI
4 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.71%) VMware
6 2 (2.35%) HP
6 2 (2.35%) SAP
6 2 (2.35%) Zend
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe
7 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.18%) hybris
7 1 (1.18%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.18%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.18%) Splunk
7 1 (1.18%) Tableau
7 1 (1.18%) Talend
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