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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - 32 35
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 2.47% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.30% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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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
319 273 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 77.43% 74.79% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 182 125
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £515 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.52 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (72.73%) Puppet
2 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
2 8 (72.73%) Change Management
2 8 (72.73%) Workflow
2 8 (72.73%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (9.09%) Pacemaker
5 1 (9.09%) iptables
5 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Ansible
5 1 (9.09%) Docker
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) LAN

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
2 8 (72.73%) Change Management
2 8 (72.73%) Workflow
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
1 8 (72.73%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Pacemaker
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) hybris
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) VMware