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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - 28 31
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 3.33% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.29% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate
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- £225 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +10.68%
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%
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
274 280 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 72.68% 77.78% 73.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 190 116
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £236 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
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 £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 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 (70.59%) DevOps
2 11 (64.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
2 11 (64.71%) Workflow
2 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
3 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (52.94%) QA
4 9 (52.94%) Change Management
5 8 (47.06%) Puppet
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
6 5 (29.41%) Google
6 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
7 4 (23.53%) Docker
7 4 (23.53%) iptables
7 4 (23.53%) HAProxy
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) SCOM
7 4 (23.53%) CentOS
7 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
7 4 (23.53%) SAN
7 4 (23.53%) NetApp
7 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Clustering
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Build Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) CentOS
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) DevOps
2 11 (64.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
2 11 (64.71%) Workflow
3 9 (52.94%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Dependency Management
7 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
1 4 (23.53%) iptables
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (47.06%) Puppet
3 4 (23.53%) HAProxy
3 4 (23.53%) SCOM
4 3 (17.65%) Pacemaker
5 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
5 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Google
2 4 (23.53%) NetApp
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) hybris