The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 21 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.81% 0.97% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.94% 4.55% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£364 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £344 £348
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+67.05% +13.33%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Miscellaneous Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 27.64% 21.36% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 14
Average daily rate £375 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £410 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £70.00 £27.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Portsmouth region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (66.67%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (66.67%) Node.js
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) Redis
1 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 4 (66.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Ember.js
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (66.67%) Wiki
2 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
2 1 (16.67%) Moodle
2 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Tcl
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) PHP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (66.67%) Node.js
1 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (66.67%) Redis
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Programmer
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (66.67%) Ember.js
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Wiki
2 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
2 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 4 (66.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Tcl
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++