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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 83 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 24 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 2.18% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 2.83% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 11
Average daily rate £413 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.52% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £299 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £411 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.09% +80.89%
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
1494 1096 862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.95% 77.24% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 675 460
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £532 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 2 £425 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £275 - 2
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Java
2 26 (46.43%) TDD
2 26 (46.43%) Scrum
3 18 (32.14%) JIRA
3 18 (32.14%) Selenium
3 18 (32.14%) SDLC
4 17 (30.36%) QA
4 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 17 (30.36%) Python
5 16 (28.57%) RESTful
6 15 (26.79%) REST
6 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
6 15 (26.79%) Web Services
6 15 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (25.00%) SOAP
7 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 12 (21.43%) Mercurial
8 12 (21.43%) Scala
8 12 (21.43%) Big Data
8 12 (21.43%) Cucumber
8 12 (21.43%) OOP
9 11 (19.64%) OO
9 11 (19.64%) SOA
9 11 (19.64%) Pair Programming
9 11 (19.64%) Groovy
9 11 (19.64%) Subversion
9 11 (19.64%) BDD
9 11 (19.64%) Software Delivery
10 10 (17.86%) Jenkins

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 4 (7.14%) Node.js
2 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.36%) SAS
3 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.79%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
1 1 (1.79%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) GitHub
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) DNS
2 3 (5.36%) DHCP
2 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) IMAP
2 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
2 3 (5.36%) MRTG
2 3 (5.36%) SMTP
3 2 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) Big Data
2 10 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 9 (16.07%) GIS
4 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
4 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.36%) MySQL
7 2 (3.57%) Pentaho
7 2 (3.57%) QGIS
7 2 (3.57%) Redis
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) JIRA
1 18 (32.14%) Selenium
2 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 12 (21.43%) Mercurial
4 11 (19.64%) Subversion
5 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
6 8 (14.29%) Gradle
6 8 (14.29%) JBehave
6 8 (14.29%) Maven
7 6 (10.71%) Appium
8 4 (7.14%) GitLab
8 4 (7.14%) Mocha
9 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.79%) JMeter
9 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.79%) TestNG
9 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (14.29%) GIS Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Hadoop Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Hadoop Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (5.36%) Node.js Developer
10 2 (3.57%) ETL Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) RESTful
2 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
2 15 (26.79%) REST
2 15 (26.79%) Web Services
3 14 (25.00%) SOAP
4 9 (16.07%) PostGIS
5 6 (10.71%) Leaflet
6 5 (8.93%) .NET
6 5 (8.93%) Backbone.js
7 4 (7.14%) CSS
7 4 (7.14%) HTML
7 4 (7.14%) Spring
8 3 (5.36%) CSS3
8 3 (5.36%) Express
8 3 (5.36%) HTML5
8 3 (5.36%) jQuery
9 2 (3.57%) LAMP
9 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.57%) Spring Boot
9 2 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Android
2 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 6 (10.71%) CentOS
2 6 (10.71%) Debian
3 4 (7.14%) Unix
4 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.36%) Windows
5 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Scrum
2 26 (46.43%) TDD
3 18 (32.14%) SDLC
4 15 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (21.43%) OOP
6 11 (19.64%) BDD
6 11 (19.64%) OO
6 11 (19.64%) Pair Programming
6 11 (19.64%) SOA
6 11 (19.64%) Software Delivery
7 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
8 9 (16.07%) Microservices
9 6 (10.71%) Automation Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.36%) DevOps
10 3 (5.36%) High Availability
10 3 (5.36%) MVC
11 2 (3.57%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
2 17 (30.36%) Python
3 12 (21.43%) Scala
4 11 (19.64%) Groovy
5 8 (14.29%) PHP
6 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.93%) Perl
7 5 (8.93%) SQL
8 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.36%) C
9 3 (5.36%) C#
9 3 (5.36%) C++
9 3 (5.36%) Korn
10 1 (1.79%) AWK
10 1 (1.79%) Clojure
10 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) RHCSA
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.36%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Docker
2 3 (5.36%) Dovecot
2 3 (5.36%) iptables
2 3 (5.36%) KVM
2 3 (5.36%) Sendmail
2 3 (5.36%) Squid
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) HDFS
3 1 (1.79%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) Cacti
2 3 (5.36%) HAProxy
2 3 (5.36%) Nagios
2 3 (5.36%) OpenNebula
3 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) ESRI
2 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Facebook
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) IronPort
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Veritas
4 1 (1.79%) Zend
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