The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 25 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.90% 1.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £448 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.20% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
Open Source
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 269 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 70.12% 79.82% 86.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 142 224
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.28 £55.00 £36.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 5 £375 - 3
Taunton +15 1 £368 -32.56% 2
Street - 1 £450 -
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 5 (55.56%) JSON
4 5 (55.56%) Semantic Web
4 5 (55.56%) RESTful
4 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
4 5 (55.56%) OAuth2
4 5 (55.56%) Microservices
4 5 (55.56%) JSON-LD
4 5 (55.56%) Open Source Development
5 4 (44.44%) Neo4j
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) SAML
6 3 (33.33%) High Availability
6 3 (33.33%) Big Data
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) Docker
6 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) ForgeRock
6 3 (33.33%) OpenAM
7 2 (22.22%) Ansible
7 2 (22.22%) Jenkins

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (11.11%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 4 (44.44%) Neo4j
3 3 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) GIS
4 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) QGIS
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
5 1 (11.11%) HBase
5 1 (11.11%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Gradle
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) GitLab
3 1 (11.11%) JBehave
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Java Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Java Software Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) GIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) JSON-LD
2 5 (55.56%) OAuth2
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) SAML
4 2 (22.22%) PostGIS
5 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
5 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) Microservices
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source Development
4 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) High Availability
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
7 1 (11.11%) API Development
7 1 (11.11%) BDD
7 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) Shibboleth
3 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) OpenAM
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) OpenSSO
2 2 (22.22%) Sun Identity Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (11.11%) Mesos
3 1 (11.11%) Oozie
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) ForgeRock
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) VMware