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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 40 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.26% 0.90% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.04% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £625 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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
306 289 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 79.07% 86.53% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 222 243
Median daily rate £405 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £10.50 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £13.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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 1 March 2017. 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 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 0 1 - -
Open Source
East Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Endeca
2 5 (71.43%) Squid
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) logstash
2 5 (71.43%) Graphite
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) AIX

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) JBoss
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Azure Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Graphite
1 5 (71.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat