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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 52 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 50 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.73% 1.10% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.47% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 2
Median daily rate £430 £430 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £342 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £515 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
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
1474 1160 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.41% 75.13% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 638 469
Median daily rate £400 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £16.29 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.21% -9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.85 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 - 12 £350 - 3
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (60.53%) Java
3 39 (51.32%) JavaScript
4 30 (39.47%) Web Services
5 29 (38.16%) TDD
5 29 (38.16%) REST
5 29 (38.16%) AngularJS
6 28 (36.84%) Python
7 22 (28.95%) Scrum
8 21 (27.63%) Spring
8 21 (27.63%) SOA
8 21 (27.63%) Microservices
9 20 (26.32%) Linux
10 19 (25.00%) SDLC
11 18 (23.68%) HTML
11 18 (23.68%) CSS
11 18 (23.68%) RESTful
12 16 (21.05%) CSS3
12 16 (21.05%) PostGIS
12 16 (21.05%) HTML5
12 16 (21.05%) GIS
12 16 (21.05%) GeoServer
13 14 (18.42%) OpenLayers
13 14 (18.42%) Software Delivery
13 14 (18.42%) ESRI
13 14 (18.42%) OO
13 14 (18.42%) Scala
13 14 (18.42%) BDD
13 14 (18.42%) NoSQL
13 14 (18.42%) GitHub

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 16 (21.05%) GeoServer
2 13 (17.11%) Apache
3 8 (10.53%) JBoss
3 8 (10.53%) Node.js
3 8 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.58%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.95%) SAS
6 1 (1.32%) CMS
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.42%) GitHub
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.32%) IaaS
4 1 (1.32%) PaaS
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) HTTP
2 4 (5.26%) DNS
2 4 (5.26%) MRTG
3 3 (3.95%) DHCP
3 3 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.95%) IMAP
3 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.95%) SMTP
4 2 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) GIS
2 14 (18.42%) NoSQL
3 12 (15.79%) MySQL
3 12 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (11.84%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.63%) Big Data
6 2 (2.63%) QGIS
6 2 (2.63%) Redis
7 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.79%) Mercurial
3 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
4 10 (13.16%) Selenium
5 9 (11.84%) JIRA
6 8 (10.53%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.58%) Maven
8 4 (5.26%) GitLab
8 4 (5.26%) Gradle
8 4 (5.26%) JBehave
9 3 (3.95%) Mocha
10 1 (1.32%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.32%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.32%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.32%) Subversion
10 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.32%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Law
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (59.21%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.11%) GIS Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Java Scala Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Scala Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Senior Scala Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Digital Business Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 2 (2.63%) Architect
11 2 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (39.47%) Web Services
2 29 (38.16%) AngularJS
2 29 (38.16%) REST
3 21 (27.63%) Spring
4 18 (23.68%) CSS
4 18 (23.68%) HTML
4 18 (23.68%) RESTful
5 16 (21.05%) CSS3
5 16 (21.05%) HTML5
5 16 (21.05%) PostGIS
6 14 (18.42%) OpenLayers
7 13 (17.11%) Leaflet
8 12 (15.79%) JSON
8 12 (15.79%) XML
9 11 (14.47%) Hibernate
9 11 (14.47%) SOAP
10 10 (13.16%) JDBC
11 8 (10.53%) Apache Camel
11 8 (10.53%) Middleware
12 7 (9.21%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.58%) User Experience
4 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) NHS
6 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) CentOS
2 6 (7.89%) Unix
3 5 (6.58%) Debian
3 5 (6.58%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.26%) Windows
5 3 (3.95%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Fedora
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.16%) TDD
3 22 (28.95%) Scrum
4 21 (27.63%) Microservices
4 21 (27.63%) SOA
5 19 (25.00%) SDLC
6 14 (18.42%) BDD
6 14 (18.42%) OO
6 14 (18.42%) Software Delivery
7 13 (17.11%) OOP
8 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (14.47%) High Availability
8 11 (14.47%) Pair Programming
9 7 (9.21%) Analytics
9 7 (9.21%) Business Analysis
9 7 (9.21%) MVC
10 6 (7.89%) DevOps
10 6 (7.89%) Product Management
10 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) Java
2 39 (51.32%) JavaScript
3 28 (36.84%) Python
4 14 (18.42%) Scala
5 11 (14.47%) Clojure
5 11 (14.47%) Groovy
6 9 (11.84%) PHP
7 8 (10.53%) C++
8 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
8 7 (9.21%) C
9 6 (7.89%) Perl
9 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
10 5 (6.58%) SQL
11 4 (5.26%) Korn
12 3 (3.95%) C#
12 3 (3.95%) Ruby
13 2 (2.63%) Go
14 1 (1.32%) AWK
14 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.63%) PhD
4 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) MCP
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Docker
2 4 (5.26%) KVM
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) Dovecot
3 3 (3.95%) iptables
3 3 (3.95%) Sendmail
3 3 (3.95%) Squid
4 1 (1.32%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) Puppet
2 4 (5.26%) Cacti
2 4 (5.26%) Nagios
2 4 (5.26%) OpenNebula
3 3 (3.95%) Ansible
3 3 (3.95%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.63%) Mesos
4 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.32%) Salt
5 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) ESRI
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 7 (9.21%) IBM
4 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.58%) VMware
6 2 (2.63%) HP
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.63%) Zend
7 1 (1.32%) Adobe
7 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco
7 1 (1.32%) IronPort
7 1 (1.32%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.32%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.32%) Veritas
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