The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 179 137 178
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +41
Contract jobs citing Open Source 90 125 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 1.34% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.80% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 69 40
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£400 £408 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £283 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £675 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £391 £351
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 £12.30 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+306.50% -75.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
Open Source
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7588 6930 6502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.69% 74.39% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4671 3921 3588
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 270 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.03 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +15 36 £440 - 19
Berkshire -19 21 £375 +7.14% 24
Hampshire -39 10 £325 -23.52% 6
West Sussex -12 5 £275 -56.69% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £200 -43.85% 2
Surrey -17 5 £330 -22.35% 10
Kent -4 3 £500 -28.57% 1
East Sussex +8 2 £450 -5.26% 6
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 87 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (33.72%) JavaScript
2 58 (33.72%) Linux
3 51 (29.65%) Java
4 36 (20.93%) Oracle
4 36 (20.93%) TDD
5 35 (20.35%) PHP
6 32 (18.60%) E-Commerce
6 32 (18.60%) Node.js
7 31 (18.02%) HTML
8 30 (17.44%) Scrum
9 27 (15.70%) DevOps
10 26 (15.12%) Security Cleared
11 25 (14.53%) GitHub
12 24 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (13.95%) SQL
13 23 (13.37%) UNIX
13 23 (13.37%) Microsoft
13 23 (13.37%) Puppet
14 22 (12.79%) MySQL
15 21 (12.21%) CSS
15 21 (12.21%) Apache
15 21 (12.21%) TCP/IP
15 21 (12.21%) Jenkins
16 19 (11.05%) Middleware
16 19 (11.05%) SOA
16 19 (11.05%) Git (software)
16 19 (11.05%) jQuery
17 18 (10.47%) SC Cleared
17 18 (10.47%) OO

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 32 (18.60%) Node.js
2 21 (12.21%) Apache
3 13 (7.56%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.81%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.07%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.07%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.49%) GlassFish
7 5 (2.91%) JBoss
8 4 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.74%) CMS
9 3 (1.74%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.16%) Confluence
10 2 (1.16%) Eucalyptus
11 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.58%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Project
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.65%) Magento
2 4 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.53%) GitHub
2 13 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.23%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (4.07%) IaaS
6 6 (3.49%) PaaS
7 4 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (1.16%) SaaS
10 1 (0.58%) Office 365
10 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.21%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.56%) HTTP
3 12 (6.98%) LAN
3 12 (6.98%) WAN
4 11 (6.40%) Internet
5 10 (5.81%) SSL
5 10 (5.81%) Firewall
6 7 (4.07%) Network Security
6 7 (4.07%) DHCP
6 7 (4.07%) DNS
7 6 (3.49%) LDAP
8 5 (2.91%) SAN
8 5 (2.91%) IPsec
9 4 (2.33%) VPN
10 3 (1.74%) SSH
11 2 (1.16%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (0.58%) Converged Networks
12 1 (0.58%) MPLS
12 1 (0.58%) SS7
12 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.79%) MySQL
2 10 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.07%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.91%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.33%) Big Data
8 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.58%) HBase
10 1 (0.58%) Redis
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 21 (12.21%) Jenkins
2 19 (11.05%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.14%) Subversion
4 12 (6.98%) Selenium
5 11 (6.40%) Ant
5 11 (6.40%) JUnit
6 10 (5.81%) Cucumber
7 9 (5.23%) JIRA
8 8 (4.65%) Maven
9 6 (3.49%) Mockito
10 4 (2.33%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.74%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (1.74%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.16%) RSpec
12 2 (1.16%) DbUnit
12 2 (1.16%) Bazaar
12 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.16%) Liquibase
12 2 (1.16%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (10.47%) Publishing
2 10 (5.81%) Marketing
3 7 (4.07%) Legal
4 5 (2.91%) Finance
4 5 (2.91%) Billing
5 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (47.09%) Developer
2 27 (15.70%) JavaScript Developer
3 20 (11.63%) Architect
4 18 (10.47%) Technical Leader
5 16 (9.30%) Analyst
6 14 (8.14%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.14%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.14%) PHP Developer
7 13 (7.56%) Consultant
8 9 (5.23%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (3.49%) Tester
9 6 (3.49%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) Designer
9 6 (3.49%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (2.91%) Software Developer
10 5 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.91%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.91%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.91%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (2.91%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.02%) HTML
2 21 (12.21%) CSS
3 19 (11.05%) Middleware
3 19 (11.05%) jQuery
4 15 (8.72%) Web Services
5 14 (8.14%) Spring
5 14 (8.14%) AngularJS
6 13 (7.56%) J2EE
7 12 (6.98%) .NET
7 12 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (6.40%) SAML
9 9 (5.23%) Hibernate
9 9 (5.23%) JSON
9 9 (5.23%) JSP
9 9 (5.23%) Servlets
9 9 (5.23%) SOAP
9 9 (5.23%) JMS
9 9 (5.23%) RESTful
9 9 (5.23%) WebCenter
10 8 (4.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.14%) User Experience
2 7 (4.07%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.49%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.49%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.91%) GIS
5 4 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.74%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.16%) Social Media
7 2 (1.16%) PKI
7 2 (1.16%) NHS
7 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) BYOD
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) Handset
8 1 (0.58%) Replication
8 1 (0.58%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 58 (33.72%) Linux
2 23 (13.37%) UNIX
3 17 (9.88%) Windows
4 8 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.07%) Android
5 7 (4.07%) CentOS
6 6 (3.49%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.74%) BlackBerry OS
8 3 (1.74%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (1.74%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.58%) VMS
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.93%) TDD
3 32 (18.60%) E-Commerce
4 30 (17.44%) Scrum
5 27 (15.70%) DevOps
6 24 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (11.05%) SOA
8 18 (10.47%) OO
9 14 (8.14%) OOP
9 14 (8.14%) Configuration Management
10 13 (7.56%) Kanban
10 13 (7.56%) Automated Testing
11 12 (6.98%) Web Development
12 11 (6.40%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.23%) Migration
14 8 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (4.65%) Analytics
14 8 (4.65%) BDD
15 7 (4.07%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (33.72%) JavaScript
2 51 (29.65%) Java
3 35 (20.35%) PHP
4 24 (13.95%) SQL
5 13 (7.56%) Ruby
5 13 (7.56%) Perl
5 13 (7.56%) C++
6 12 (6.98%) C
6 12 (6.98%) C#
7 11 (6.40%) Python
8 9 (5.23%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.74%) Jython
10 3 (1.74%) Scala
10 3 (1.74%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.16%) Korn
11 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.07%) CCNP
4 6 (3.49%) RHCE
5 2 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.16%) Degree
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) MCITP
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.58%) CCNA
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB
6 1 (0.58%) MCSE
6 1 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.74%) SLA
1 3 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.49%) iptables
4 5 (2.91%) Shibboleth
5 4 (2.33%) Docker
5 4 (2.33%) Snort
5 4 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.33%) vSphere
6 2 (1.16%) Squid
7 1 (0.58%) XenServer
7 1 (0.58%) HDFS
7 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 23 (13.37%) Puppet
2 11 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.33%) Netcool
4 3 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.74%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.16%) WSUS
5 2 (1.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.58%) SCOM
6 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.58%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (20.93%) Oracle
2 23 (13.37%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.88%) Red Hat
4 16 (9.30%) IBM
5 14 (8.14%) Cisco
6 13 (7.56%) Adobe
7 11 (6.40%) Juniper
7 11 (6.40%) Zend
8 9 (5.23%) VMware
9 8 (4.65%) Sitecore
9 8 (4.65%) TIBCO
10 7 (4.07%) WSO2
11 4 (2.33%) Pega
11 4 (2.33%) Amdocs
11 4 (2.33%) Google
11 4 (2.33%) Remedy
11 4 (2.33%) Infovista
11 4 (2.33%) BMC
11 4 (2.33%) HP
12 3 (1.74%) SAP
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 28 days ago