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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.62% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £321 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.51% -8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
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
30 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.74% 17.39% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 3
Average daily rate £350 £293 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -20.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £150 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £345 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £57.38 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Silverlight
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) Tcl
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) DB2

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) C Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Tcl
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle