The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 81 102 115
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 75 38 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.94% 1.20% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.61% 4.44% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 15 4
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£438 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £458 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.80% +77.50%
Open Source
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1134 855 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.35% 27.01% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 445 305
Average daily rate £400 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 59
Average hourly rate £16.67 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.70 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the North West region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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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
Lancashire +24 26 £510 +15.90% 1
Cheshire -9 24 £438 +16.66% 5
Manchester +2 16 £394 +30.16% 15
Merseyside -17 2 - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 74 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.98%) Java
3 52 (39.69%) Web Services
4 43 (32.82%) Linux
5 35 (26.72%) Microsoft
6 31 (23.66%) Configuration Management
7 30 (22.90%) TDD
7 30 (22.90%) NoSQL
8 29 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (22.14%) SQL
9 27 (20.61%) CSS
10 26 (19.85%) .NET
10 26 (19.85%) Ruby
11 24 (18.32%) JavaScript
12 23 (17.56%) Puppet
12 23 (17.56%) MongoDB
13 22 (16.79%) Python
14 21 (16.03%) SOA
14 21 (16.03%) HTML
14 21 (16.03%) Scala
15 20 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (15.27%) Red Hat
15 20 (15.27%) Oracle
15 20 (15.27%) JUnit
16 19 (14.50%) Selenium
17 18 (13.74%) JSON
17 18 (13.74%) Scrum
18 17 (12.98%) Spring
18 17 (12.98%) C#
18 17 (12.98%) OO

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 17 (12.98%) Apache
2 15 (11.45%) Tomcat
3 14 (10.69%) WebSphere
4 11 (8.40%) nginx
5 9 (6.87%) CMS
6 7 (5.34%) SAS
6 7 (5.34%) WebLogic
6 7 (5.34%) Jetty
6 7 (5.34%) Confluence
6 7 (5.34%) Node.js
7 6 (4.58%) Orchard CMS
7 6 (4.58%) OpenStack
7 6 (4.58%) IIS
8 4 (3.05%) JBoss
8 4 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.29%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.29%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.53%) Liferay
10 2 (1.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.53%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.45%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.11%) Amazon S3
3 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.11%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (5.34%) Google App Engine
5 5 (3.82%) PaaS
6 4 (3.05%) Route 53
6 4 (3.05%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.53%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.76%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.76%) GitHub
8 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.63%) DHCP
1 10 (7.63%) HTTP
1 10 (7.63%) DNS
2 9 (6.87%) Internet
2 9 (6.87%) AMQP
3 7 (5.34%) SSL
3 7 (5.34%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.34%) FTP
4 6 (4.58%) IPsec
5 4 (3.05%) Firewall
6 2 (1.53%) Network Security
6 2 (1.53%) MQTT
7 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.76%) LDAP
7 1 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.90%) NoSQL
2 23 (17.56%) MongoDB
3 16 (12.21%) Big Data
3 16 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (11.45%) Oracle Database
5 13 (9.92%) Relational Database
5 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
6 12 (9.16%) RDBMS
6 12 (9.16%) MySQL
6 12 (9.16%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.05%) Redis
9 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.29%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.53%) Informix
10 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.76%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 20 (15.27%) JUnit
2 19 (14.50%) Selenium
3 17 (12.98%) Jenkins
4 15 (11.45%) Ant
4 15 (11.45%) Subversion
5 14 (10.69%) Maven
6 13 (9.92%) Cucumber
7 9 (6.87%) JIRA
8 8 (6.11%) Eclipse
9 7 (5.34%) Mercurial
9 7 (5.34%) Gradle
10 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
10 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio
11 5 (3.82%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.05%) Hudson
13 3 (2.29%) Axure RP
14 2 (1.53%) Mockito
14 2 (1.53%) QuickTest Pro
14 2 (1.53%) Introscope
14 2 (1.53%) Xcode
General
1 9 (6.87%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Local Government
3 2 (1.53%) Banking
3 2 (1.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Law
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (34.35%) Developer
2 39 (29.77%) Architect
3 22 (16.79%) Java Developer
4 21 (16.03%) Technical Architect
5 13 (9.92%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.34%) Analyst
6 7 (5.34%) Tester
6 7 (5.34%) Team Leader
6 7 (5.34%) Development Team Leader
6 7 (5.34%) QA Tester
6 7 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.34%) .NET Team Leader
6 7 (5.34%) Software Development Team Leader
6 7 (5.34%) Software Team Leader
7 6 (4.58%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.05%) Software Architect
9 4 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.05%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (39.69%) Web Services
2 27 (20.61%) CSS
3 26 (19.85%) .NET
4 21 (16.03%) HTML
5 18 (13.74%) JSON
6 17 (12.98%) Spring
7 16 (12.21%) CSS3
8 15 (11.45%) jQuery
9 13 (9.92%) J2EE
9 13 (9.92%) XML
10 12 (9.16%) AngularJS
11 11 (8.40%) RESTful
11 11 (8.40%) SAML
12 10 (7.63%) Middleware
12 10 (7.63%) Ajax
12 10 (7.63%) Spring MVC
12 10 (7.63%) Servlets
12 10 (7.63%) SOAP
12 10 (7.63%) Struts
13 9 (6.87%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) N-Tier
2 9 (6.87%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.11%) Private Cloud
4 7 (5.34%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.58%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.82%) User Experience
7 4 (3.05%) NHS
8 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.29%) Web 2.0
8 3 (2.29%) Derivative
9 2 (1.53%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.53%) Animation
9 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.76%) DTV
10 1 (0.76%) Blog
10 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.76%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.82%) Linux
2 17 (12.98%) Windows
3 13 (9.92%) UNIX
4 9 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.11%) CentOS
6 7 (5.34%) VME
6 7 (5.34%) Solaris
6 7 (5.34%) MVS
7 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.53%) Android
8 2 (1.53%) AIX
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.76%) SUSE
9 1 (0.76%) Debian
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.66%) Configuration Management
3 30 (22.90%) TDD
4 29 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (16.03%) SOA
6 18 (13.74%) Scrum
7 17 (12.98%) OO
7 17 (12.98%) DevOps
8 13 (9.92%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.40%) Workflow
9 11 (8.40%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.63%) User Stories
11 9 (6.87%) BDD
11 9 (6.87%) OOP
11 9 (6.87%) ETL
11 9 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.11%) CRM
12 8 (6.11%) Test Scripting
12 8 (6.11%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (5.34%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.98%) Java
2 29 (22.14%) SQL
3 26 (19.85%) Ruby
4 24 (18.32%) JavaScript
5 22 (16.79%) Python
6 21 (16.03%) Scala
7 17 (12.98%) C#
8 8 (6.11%) PHP
9 7 (5.34%) VB
10 5 (3.82%) C++
10 5 (3.82%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.82%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.05%) Groovy
12 3 (2.29%) XPath
13 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.76%) C
14 1 (0.76%) XQuery
14 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (11.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.87%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) Degree
4 4 (3.05%) ISEB
5 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.11%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.58%) Xen
4 5 (3.82%) QEMU
4 5 (3.82%) KVM
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.76%) XenApp
5 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (17.56%) Puppet
2 11 (8.40%) Vagrant
3 10 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.05%) Cacti
4 4 (3.05%) Nagios
5 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (26.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.27%) Oracle
2 20 (15.27%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.16%) VMware
4 9 (6.87%) Citrix
4 9 (6.87%) Informatica
5 7 (5.34%) Google
5 7 (5.34%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.58%) Business Objects
7 4 (3.05%) HP
7 4 (3.05%) Percona
8 3 (2.29%) Apple
8 3 (2.29%) Adobe
8 3 (2.29%) IBM
9 2 (1.53%) Compuware
9 2 (1.53%) Perforce
9 2 (1.53%) RightScale
10 1 (0.76%) Veeam
10 1 (0.76%) hybris
10 1 (0.76%) Sun
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