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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 65 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing Open Source 41 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.21% 1.57% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.00% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 21
Median daily rate £500 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £395 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% -43.66%
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
1504 1397 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.90% 78.57% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 850 606
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £34.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.35% +94.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 - 7 £456 - 2
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 70 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (62.22%) Java
3 42 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 34 (37.78%) TDD
5 33 (36.67%) SOA
6 31 (34.44%) Spring
7 30 (33.33%) Microservices
8 27 (30.00%) Scrum
9 26 (28.89%) Python
9 26 (28.89%) AngularJS
10 24 (26.67%) REST
10 24 (26.67%) RESTful
10 24 (26.67%) Linux
10 24 (26.67%) Software Delivery
11 22 (24.44%) OO
11 22 (24.44%) Web Services
11 22 (24.44%) HTML
11 22 (24.44%) CSS
11 22 (24.44%) GitHub
12 21 (23.33%) Scala
13 20 (22.22%) HTML5
13 20 (22.22%) CSS3
13 20 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 20 (22.22%) OOP
13 20 (22.22%) Pair Programming
14 19 (21.11%) Hibernate
14 19 (21.11%) Groovy
14 19 (21.11%) Clojure
14 19 (21.11%) Mercurial

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 (17.78%) Apache
2 12 (13.33%) JBoss
2 12 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.22%) GeoServer
4 6 (6.67%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.44%) SAS
6 3 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.11%) CMS
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.11%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.11%) SAP hybris
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.44%) GitHub
2 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.11%) IaaS
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.78%) HTTP
2 5 (5.56%) DNS
3 4 (4.44%) DHCP
4 3 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.33%) IMAP
4 3 (3.33%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.33%) MRTG
4 3 (3.33%) SMTP
5 2 (2.22%) LDAP
6 1 (1.11%) ICMP
6 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (15.56%) Hadoop
3 12 (13.33%) MySQL
4 10 (11.11%) GIS
4 10 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.22%) Big Data
8 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.11%) Redis
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 19 (21.11%) Mercurial
3 9 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.78%) JIRA
5 6 (6.67%) Selenium
6 5 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.33%) Mocha
8 2 (2.22%) Maven
9 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.11%) GoCD
9 1 (1.11%) Gradle
9 1 (1.11%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.11%) JBehave
9 1 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.11%) TestDirector
9 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.22%) Law
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (55.56%) Developer
2 33 (36.67%) Java Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Java Scala Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Scala Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Senior Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Senior Java Scala Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Senior Scala Developer
4 12 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) GIS Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Architect
8 6 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.44%) Spring
2 26 (28.89%) AngularJS
3 24 (26.67%) REST
3 24 (26.67%) RESTful
4 22 (24.44%) CSS
4 22 (24.44%) HTML
4 22 (24.44%) Web Services
5 20 (22.22%) CSS3
5 20 (22.22%) HTML5
6 19 (21.11%) Hibernate
7 15 (16.67%) JSON
8 14 (15.56%) XML
9 13 (14.44%) JDBC
10 12 (13.33%) Apache Camel
10 12 (13.33%) Middleware
10 12 (13.33%) SOAP
11 11 (12.22%) ActiveMQ
11 11 (12.22%) Leaflet
11 11 (12.22%) OpenLayers
11 11 (12.22%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) User Experience
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.11%) BBC
6 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (6.67%) CentOS
2 6 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (4.44%) Unix
4 3 (3.33%) Debian
4 3 (3.33%) Fedora
4 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.22%) Windows
6 1 (1.11%) Android
6 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) Solaris
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.78%) TDD
3 33 (36.67%) SOA
4 30 (33.33%) Microservices
5 27 (30.00%) Scrum
6 24 (26.67%) Software Delivery
7 22 (24.44%) OO
8 20 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (22.22%) OOP
8 20 (22.22%) Pair Programming
9 14 (15.56%) DevOps
10 12 (13.33%) High Availability
10 12 (13.33%) SDLC
11 11 (12.22%) BDD
12 9 (10.00%) Front End Development
13 8 (8.89%) Business Analysis
14 7 (7.78%) Analytics
14 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
14 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.22%) Java
2 42 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 26 (28.89%) Python
4 21 (23.33%) Scala
5 19 (21.11%) Clojure
5 19 (21.11%) Groovy
6 7 (7.78%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.78%) Ruby
7 6 (6.67%) C++
8 5 (5.56%) Perl
8 5 (5.56%) PHP
9 4 (4.44%) C
9 4 (4.44%) C#
9 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.33%) Korn
10 3 (3.33%) SQL
11 2 (2.22%) Go
12 1 (1.11%) Lua
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) MCP
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.11%) PhD
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (21.11%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (6.67%) Docker
3 3 (3.33%) Dovecot
3 3 (3.33%) iptables
3 3 (3.33%) KVM
3 3 (3.33%) Sendmail
3 3 (3.33%) Squid
3 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) Ceph
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) Puppet
2 7 (7.78%) Ansible
2 7 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.33%) Cacti
3 3 (3.33%) HAProxy
3 3 (3.33%) Mesos
3 3 (3.33%) Nagios
3 3 (3.33%) OpenNebula
3 3 (3.33%) Salt
4 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.22%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.22%) Terraform
5 1 (1.11%) Chronos
5 1 (1.11%) logstash
5 1 (1.11%) Marathon
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.11%) Packer
5 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) IBM
2 12 (13.33%) Oracle
3 11 (12.22%) ESRI
4 6 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.33%) VMware
7 2 (2.22%) HP
7 2 (2.22%) SAP
7 2 (2.22%) Zend
8 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco
8 1 (1.11%) hybris
8 1 (1.11%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.11%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.11%) Splunk
8 1 (1.11%) Tableau
8 1 (1.11%) Talend