The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 23 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.47% - 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% - 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £475 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
Open Source
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86 98 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 63.24% 74.81% 71.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 63
Median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £521 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 15
Median hourly rate £44.46 £28.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.25 £12.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £57.50 £57.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth 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 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 9 December 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ATL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Qt
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Scala Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) ATL
2 1 (33.33%) Qt
2 1 (33.33%) STL
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared