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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 25 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.21% 1.29% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 1.54% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £368 £333 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -33.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £65.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-73.84% -8.45%
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
157 260 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 69.47% 83.87% 86.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 142 231
Median daily rate £350 £369 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £30.00 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.50 £35.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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
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 30 September 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 - 3 £365 - 2
Taunton +14 1 £368 +10.52%
Street +6 1 £450 -
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 7 (77.78%) Semantic Web
2 7 (77.78%) RESTful
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
2 7 (77.78%) OAuth2
2 7 (77.78%) JSON-LD
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source Development
3 5 (55.56%) High Availability
3 5 (55.56%) ForgeRock
3 5 (55.56%) OpenAM
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) SAML
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) SOA
4 4 (44.44%) Sun
4 4 (44.44%) Microservices
4 4 (44.44%) Neo4j
4 4 (44.44%) Big Data

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
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 4 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 4 (44.44%) Neo4j
3 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 1 (11.11%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (11.11%) Gradle
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Java Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Java Software Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) JSON
1 7 (77.78%) JSON-LD
1 7 (77.78%) OAuth2
1 7 (77.78%) RESTful
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) SAML
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) High Availability
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source Development
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (44.44%) Microservices
4 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
4 4 (44.44%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) API Development
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Analytics
7 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Shibboleth
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) OpenAM
2 4 (44.44%) OpenSSO
2 4 (44.44%) Sun Identity Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Ansible
4 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (11.11%) Mesos
4 1 (11.11%) Oozie
4 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) ForgeRock
2 4 (44.44%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) VMware