The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 32 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 8 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.10% 3.83% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 4.80% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 3
Median daily rate £600 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £358
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.61%
Open Source
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
333 354 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 87.40% 79.73% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 229 165
Median daily rate £415 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £16.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% +17.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.70 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Northampton -9 4 £450 -10.00%
Open Source
East Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 3 (30.00%) Wind River
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) Firmware
4 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (20.00%) Military
5 2 (20.00%) Avionics
5 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (10.00%) NoSQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (20.00%) Avionics
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) JPA
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (10.00%) RAD
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Clojure
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) Haskell
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Packer
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (30.00%) Wind River
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Perforce