The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
255 223 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.19% 71.25% 59.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 103 59
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £16.50 £66.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Merseyside region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Ansible
2 7 (70.00%) iPad
2 7 (70.00%) Splunk
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) Data Management
2 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Patch Management
2 7 (70.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) Grunt
3 6 (60.00%) ELK Stack
3 6 (60.00%) Gerrit
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) gulp
5 3 (30.00%) React
5 3 (30.00%) Web Operations
5 3 (30.00%) Node.js
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Java

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (30.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Jetty
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) IPsec
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (70.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (60.00%) Gerrit
2 6 (60.00%) Grunt
3 4 (40.00%) gulp
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) Gradle
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) UI Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Manager
2 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) ELK Stack
2 3 (30.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Browserify
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Data Management
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (30.00%) Web Operations
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
1 7 (70.00%) Python
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 7 (70.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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