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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-19.00% -54.78%
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
356 334 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 85.37% 81.86% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 238 180
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.48% +15.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
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 25 September 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Perforce
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) OO

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 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (25.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Avionics
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JPA
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Packer
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Wind River