The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Portsmouth region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 13 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.24% - 1.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 35.71% - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +12.89%
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%
Miscellaneous Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.86% 28.57% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 12
Average daily rate £411 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram 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 July 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%) 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
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) Redis
1 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
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%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (66.67%) Ember.js
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
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%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 4 (66.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Tcl
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) PHP