The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 23 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.79% 1.29% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.55% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.12% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
Open Source
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
22 42 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 17.32% 18.03% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 6
Average daily rate £200 £234 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% -37.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.42 £11.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.08% +4.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Peterborough region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Open Source
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Symfony
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) PHP5
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) Memcached
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
1 1 (100.00%) Gearman
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Symfony
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Memcached
1 1 (100.00%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Zend