The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 63 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs citing Open Source 108 68 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.91% 1.80% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 2.31% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 55 37
Median daily rate £480 £400 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £700 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
Open Source
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3005 2950 2214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.11% 78.10% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1886 1737 1212
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 126 92
Median hourly rate £23.50 £37.00 £26.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.48% +38.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Manchester +10 49 £500 +5.26% 17
Cheshire +1 26 £425 +6.25% 2
Lancashire +6 22 £450 +28.57% 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 153 (81.38%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (51.06%) Java
3 69 (36.70%) Linux
4 63 (33.51%) JavaScript
5 51 (27.13%) SOA
6 50 (26.60%) Python
7 42 (22.34%) Oracle
7 42 (22.34%) Microservices
8 41 (21.81%) Web Services
9 39 (20.74%) REST
10 38 (20.21%) OO
10 38 (20.21%) Apache
10 38 (20.21%) TDD
11 32 (17.02%) HTTP
11 32 (17.02%) HTML
11 32 (17.02%) CSS
12 31 (16.49%) Spring
12 31 (16.49%) Waterfall
13 30 (15.96%) High Availability
14 29 (15.43%) Scrum
15 28 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
15 28 (14.89%) Business Analysis
15 28 (14.89%) CSS3
15 28 (14.89%) Puppet
15 28 (14.89%) HTML5
15 28 (14.89%) AngularJS
16 27 (14.36%) JSON
16 27 (14.36%) XML
16 27 (14.36%) JBoss
17 26 (13.83%) JDBC

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 38 (20.21%) Apache
2 27 (14.36%) JBoss
3 24 (12.77%) Tomcat
4 16 (8.51%) GeoServer
5 8 (4.26%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.19%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.66%) SAS
8 4 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (1.60%) Liferay
9 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.53%) CMS
11 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.11%) GitHub
1 19 (10.11%) IaaS
2 15 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.85%) PaaS
4 9 (4.79%) SaaS
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.02%) HTTP
2 6 (3.19%) Internet
3 5 (2.66%) DNS
3 5 (2.66%) MRTG
4 4 (2.13%) DHCP
4 4 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.13%) IMAP
4 4 (2.13%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.13%) SMTP
5 3 (1.60%) LDAP
6 2 (1.06%) VLAN
6 2 (1.06%) VPN
7 1 (0.53%) Firewall
7 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.53%) ICMP
7 1 (0.53%) LAN
7 1 (0.53%) SSL
7 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.53%) WAN
7 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (11.70%) MySQL
3 21 (11.17%) Hadoop
4 16 (8.51%) GIS
5 15 (7.98%) Big Data
5 15 (7.98%) SQL Server
6 12 (6.38%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.85%) MongoDB
8 8 (4.26%) Data Mining
9 7 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (2.66%) QGIS
11 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (2.13%) DataStax
12 4 (2.13%) Spatial Data
13 3 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (9.57%) JIRA
2 17 (9.04%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.51%) Mercurial
4 13 (6.91%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.72%) Selenium
5 7 (3.72%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (3.19%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.60%) Mocha
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.06%) JUnit
9 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.53%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.53%) Introscope
9 1 (0.53%) Maven
9 1 (0.53%) Mockito
9 1 (0.53%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.53%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.53%) Xcode
General
1 24 (12.77%) Finance
2 17 (9.04%) Banking
3 10 (5.32%) Law
4 5 (2.66%) Local Government
5 4 (2.13%) Marketing
6 3 (1.60%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Electronics
7 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (31.91%) Developer
2 34 (18.09%) Java Developer
3 33 (17.55%) Analyst
4 30 (15.96%) Business Analyst
5 24 (12.77%) Architect
6 18 (9.57%) Senior Developer
7 16 (8.51%) Digital Analyst
7 16 (8.51%) Digital Business Analyst
7 16 (8.51%) Java Scala Developer
7 16 (8.51%) Scala Developer
7 16 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (8.51%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 16 (8.51%) Senior Scala Developer
8 14 (7.45%) GIS Developer
9 13 (6.91%) Digital Architect
9 13 (6.91%) Technical Architect
10 10 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (5.32%) Digital Technical Architect
10 10 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (5.32%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.81%) Web Services
2 39 (20.74%) REST
3 32 (17.02%) CSS
3 32 (17.02%) HTML
4 31 (16.49%) Spring
5 28 (14.89%) AngularJS
5 28 (14.89%) CSS3
5 28 (14.89%) HTML5
6 27 (14.36%) JSON
6 27 (14.36%) XML
7 26 (13.83%) JDBC
8 24 (12.77%) Middleware
8 24 (12.77%) SOAP
9 23 (12.23%) RESTful
10 22 (11.70%) Apache Camel
11 20 (10.64%) ActiveMQ
12 19 (10.11%) .NET
13 17 (9.04%) Hibernate
14 14 (7.45%) J2EE
15 13 (6.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.72%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.72%) SWIFT
3 7 (3.72%) User Experience
4 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.60%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.53%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.53%) HACMP
8 1 (0.53%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.53%) RIA
8 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 69 (36.70%) Linux
2 17 (9.04%) Unix
3 14 (7.45%) Windows
4 8 (4.26%) CentOS
4 8 (4.26%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.66%) Debian
7 4 (2.13%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.60%) AIX
8 3 (1.60%) Fedora
9 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.06%) Solaris
10 1 (0.53%) Android
10 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (81.38%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.13%) SOA
3 42 (22.34%) Microservices
4 38 (20.21%) OO
4 38 (20.21%) TDD
5 31 (16.49%) Waterfall
6 30 (15.96%) High Availability
7 29 (15.43%) Scrum
8 28 (14.89%) Business Analysis
9 26 (13.83%) Project Management
10 22 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (11.70%) Software Delivery
11 20 (10.64%) DevOps
12 19 (10.11%) OOP
12 19 (10.11%) Service Design
13 18 (9.57%) Agile Project Management
14 17 (9.04%) OOA/OOD
14 17 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (9.04%) UML
14 17 (9.04%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 96 (51.06%) Java
2 63 (33.51%) JavaScript
3 50 (26.60%) Python
4 24 (12.77%) C++
5 19 (10.11%) Bash Shell
6 18 (9.57%) Scala
7 17 (9.04%) C
8 16 (8.51%) C#
8 16 (8.51%) Clojure
8 16 (8.51%) Groovy
9 9 (4.79%) PHP
9 9 (4.79%) SQL
10 8 (4.26%) Ruby
11 7 (3.72%) Perl
11 7 (3.72%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.72%) VB
12 6 (3.19%) FQL
12 6 (3.19%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.66%) Korn
14 4 (2.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (6.38%) Degree
4 4 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.60%) ISEB
6 2 (1.06%) PhD
7 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.53%) MCP
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.53%) RHCA
7 1 (0.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (4.79%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.66%) Docker
2 5 (2.66%) KVM
2 5 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.13%) Dovecot
3 4 (2.13%) HDFS
3 4 (2.13%) iptables
3 4 (2.13%) Sendmail
3 4 (2.13%) Squid
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.53%) Firmware
5 1 (0.53%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 28 (14.89%) Puppet
2 20 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.19%) Ansible
4 5 (2.66%) Cacti
4 5 (2.66%) Nagios
4 5 (2.66%) OpenNebula
5 4 (2.13%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.60%) Salt
7 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.06%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.06%) Mesos
7 2 (1.06%) Terraform
8 1 (0.53%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.53%) Packer
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.53%) SCCM
8 1 (0.53%) SCOM
8 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (22.34%) Oracle
2 25 (13.30%) IBM
3 12 (6.38%) Red Hat
3 12 (6.38%) SaltStack
4 11 (5.85%) ESRI
5 9 (4.79%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.72%) Tableau
6 7 (3.72%) Talend
7 6 (3.19%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.19%) Teradata
7 6 (3.19%) Vertica
7 6 (3.19%) VMware
8 4 (2.13%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.13%) HP
8 4 (2.13%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.06%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.06%) Perforce
9 2 (1.06%) SAP
9 2 (1.06%) Zend
10 1 (0.53%) EMC
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