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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 34 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.46% 1.67% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 2.03% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£500 £225 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +77.50%
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
241 295 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 70.26% 82.17% 69.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 182 112
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Northampton -1 5 £500 +122.22%
Open Source
East Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
2 11 (61.11%) Workflow
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (50.00%) QA
4 9 (50.00%) Change Management
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) Puppet
6 6 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
7 5 (27.78%) Google
7 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
8 4 (22.22%) Docker
8 4 (22.22%) iptables
8 4 (22.22%) HAProxy
8 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) SCOM
8 4 (22.22%) CentOS
8 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 4 (22.22%) NetApp
8 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) Clustering
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Build Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) HP Storage
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) CentOS
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
2 11 (61.11%) Workflow
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
1 4 (22.22%) iptables
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (44.44%) Puppet
3 4 (22.22%) SCOM
3 4 (22.22%) HAProxy
4 3 (16.67%) Pacemaker
5 1 (5.56%) Ansible
5 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Google
2 4 (22.22%) NetApp
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) hybris
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) HP