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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 18 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.27% 1.03% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.71% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£324 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +77.50%
Open Source
Hampshire

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 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 29.06% 13.40% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 4
Average daily rate £334 £319 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £394 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £38.96 £38.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +33.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.50 £27.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.50 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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 1 May 2015, 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 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Silverlight Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe