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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 70 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 32 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.70% 2.14% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.79% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £435 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.69
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
1450 1002 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.25% 76.66% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 597 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) SOA
3 24 (50.00%) Java
4 22 (45.83%) TDD
5 18 (37.50%) Scrum
5 18 (37.50%) SOAP
6 17 (35.42%) Subversion
7 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (33.33%) Big Data
8 15 (31.25%) RESTful
8 15 (31.25%) Mercurial
8 15 (31.25%) Scala
8 15 (31.25%) Software Delivery
8 15 (31.25%) Groovy
8 15 (31.25%) OO
9 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
9 14 (29.17%) Pair Programming
9 14 (29.17%) Mentoring
10 13 (27.08%) OOP
11 12 (25.00%) Oracle
11 12 (25.00%) Middleware
12 11 (22.92%) SDLC
13 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
13 8 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
13 8 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
14 7 (14.58%) JSON
14 7 (14.58%) GAP Analysis
14 7 (14.58%) Web Services
14 7 (14.58%) Oracle TCA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) LiveCycle
2 2 (4.17%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.08%) Liferay
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Mule
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle TCA
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) OSPF
2 3 (6.25%) BGP
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) IPsec
2 3 (6.25%) SNMP
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) VPN
2 3 (6.25%) SSL
3 2 (4.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) Big Data
2 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (10.42%) Pentaho
4 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Subversion
2 15 (31.25%) Mercurial
3 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.33%) JIRA
4 4 (8.33%) Selenium
4 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.17%) Appium
5 2 (4.17%) Gradle
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (4.17%) Ant
5 2 (4.17%) JUnit
5 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.08%) Hudson
6 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.08%) JMeter
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
1 3 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Senior Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Senior Java Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Middleware Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Java Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Scala Developer
7 2 (4.17%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.08%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) SOAP
2 15 (31.25%) RESTful
3 12 (25.00%) Middleware
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (14.58%) JSON
5 7 (14.58%) Web Services
6 6 (12.50%) Spring
7 5 (10.42%) JMS
7 5 (10.42%) J2EE
7 5 (10.42%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (10.42%) Apache Camel
8 4 (8.33%) Apache CXF
8 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.25%) CSS
9 3 (6.25%) HTML
9 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.25%) Java EE
10 2 (4.17%) WebCenter
10 2 (4.17%) REST
10 2 (4.17%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) SOA
3 22 (45.83%) TDD
4 18 (37.50%) Scrum
5 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (31.25%) Software Delivery
6 15 (31.25%) OO
7 14 (29.17%) Pair Programming
7 14 (29.17%) Mentoring
8 13 (27.08%) OOP
9 11 (22.92%) SDLC
10 7 (14.58%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (12.50%) ETL
12 5 (10.42%) Quality Management
12 5 (10.42%) Data Management
12 5 (10.42%) Master Data Management
13 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
13 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
13 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
13 4 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) Groovy
2 15 (31.25%) Scala
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) JNCIS
3 2 (4.17%) JNCIP
3 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Nagios
2 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco
2 3 (6.25%) Juniper
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Infoblox
3 2 (4.17%) Endeca
3 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe
3 2 (4.17%) ATG
3 2 (4.17%) Stellent
3 2 (4.17%) Retek
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Eloqua
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