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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 103 169 153
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -16
Contract jobs citing Open Source 176 103 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.10% 1.04% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.30% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 74 59
Median daily rate £475 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.04% -54.78%
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
6833 7918 6986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.56% 79.78% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4186 4861 3893
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 268 268
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +27 44 £450 +12.50% 9
Surrey +34 39 £475 +18.75% 7
West Sussex +20 26 £500 +60.00% 3
Oxfordshire -24 25 £475 +7.95% 11
Hampshire +18 14 £475 +46.15% 9
M4 Corridor - 7 - -
Buckinghamshire +26 6 £375 +87.50% 3
Middlesex - 4 £450 -
East Sussex +3 2 - - 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 213 (58.36%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (47.12%) Java
3 159 (43.56%) Linux
4 125 (34.25%) Python
5 114 (31.23%) Scrum
6 110 (30.14%) HTML
7 109 (29.86%) Continuous Integration
8 100 (27.40%) Git (software)
9 98 (26.85%) Ruby
9 98 (26.85%) CSS
10 90 (24.66%) REST
11 86 (23.56%) Amazon AWS
12 84 (23.01%) JSON
13 82 (22.47%) CSS3
14 81 (22.19%) TDD
14 81 (22.19%) Jenkins
15 78 (21.37%) Scala
16 73 (20.00%) HTML5
17 72 (19.73%) Subversion
18 66 (18.08%) JavaScript
19 65 (17.81%) Spring
20 62 (16.99%) DevOps
21 58 (15.89%) Automated Testing
21 58 (15.89%) RESTful
22 56 (15.34%) Web Services
22 56 (15.34%) AngularJS
23 55 (15.07%) HTTP
24 54 (14.79%) Configuration Management
25 53 (14.52%) Security Cleared
26 52 (14.25%) Ajax

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 46 (12.60%) Apache
2 41 (11.23%) Tomcat
3 39 (10.68%) Confluence
4 21 (5.75%) WebSphere
5 19 (5.21%) WebLogic
6 16 (4.38%) nginx
7 15 (4.11%) Apache Solr
8 12 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (3.01%) JBoss
9 11 (3.01%) OpenStack
10 10 (2.74%) Apache Pig
10 10 (2.74%) Apache Spark
11 9 (2.47%) Jetty
12 7 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (1.92%) Drupal
12 7 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (1.10%) Apache TomEE
13 4 (1.10%) CMS
13 4 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (4.93%) Magento
2 9 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 86 (23.56%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (3.29%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.47%) IaaS
7 9 (2.47%) PaaS
8 4 (1.10%) GitHub
9 3 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.82%) Heroku
9 3 (0.82%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.82%) SaaS
10 2 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.27%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.27%) Force.com
11 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.07%) HTTP
2 16 (4.38%) WAN
3 11 (3.01%) LAN
4 10 (2.74%) Firewall
4 10 (2.74%) Kerberos
5 9 (2.47%) DNS
5 9 (2.47%) VPN
6 8 (2.19%) DHCP
6 8 (2.19%) MPLS
6 8 (2.19%) Network Security
6 8 (2.19%) VLAN
7 5 (1.37%) IPsec
8 4 (1.10%) LDAP
9 2 (0.55%) SSH
9 2 (0.55%) SSL
9 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.55%) VoIP
9 2 (0.55%) WebEx
9 2 (0.55%) Wireless
10 1 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.33%) NoSQL
2 37 (10.14%) MongoDB
3 33 (9.04%) MySQL
4 22 (6.03%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.93%) Big Data
6 17 (4.66%) Hadoop
6 17 (4.66%) HBase
7 13 (3.56%) SQL Server
8 12 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.74%) Apache Hive
9 10 (2.74%) KDB
9 10 (2.74%) Sqoop
10 9 (2.47%) Redis
11 7 (1.92%) Apache Zeppelin
11 7 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (1.64%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.82%) Cloudera CDH
14 3 (0.82%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 100 (27.40%) Git (software)
2 81 (22.19%) Jenkins
3 72 (19.73%) Subversion
4 49 (13.42%) JUnit
5 48 (13.15%) JIRA
6 35 (9.59%) Selenium
7 24 (6.58%) Maven
8 14 (3.84%) Gradle
9 8 (2.19%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.64%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.64%) Grunt
11 5 (1.37%) Ant
11 5 (1.37%) Bower
11 5 (1.37%) Bundler
11 5 (1.37%) Firebug
11 5 (1.37%) Gerrit
11 5 (1.37%) gulp
11 5 (1.37%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.37%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (13.42%) Finance
2 23 (6.30%) Publishing
3 13 (3.56%) Retail
4 10 (2.74%) Banking
4 10 (2.74%) Front Office
5 9 (2.47%) Legal
5 9 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.10%) Advertising
7 3 (0.82%) Law
7 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.55%) Back Office
8 2 (0.55%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 154 (42.19%) Developer
2 55 (15.07%) Java Developer
3 54 (14.79%) Architect
4 38 (10.41%) Scala Developer
5 34 (9.32%) JavaScript Developer
6 33 (9.04%) HTML Developer
7 30 (8.22%) Agile Developer
7 30 (8.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 28 (7.67%) HTML CSS Developer
9 25 (6.85%) Administrator
9 25 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
10 23 (6.30%) AWS Developer
10 23 (6.30%) Node.js Developer
11 22 (6.03%) Java Scala Developer
12 20 (5.48%) Security Engineer
13 19 (5.21%) Analyst
13 19 (5.21%) PHP Developer
14 17 (4.66%) E-Commerce Developer
14 17 (4.66%) Senior DevOps
15 16 (4.38%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (30.14%) HTML
2 98 (26.85%) CSS
3 90 (24.66%) REST
4 84 (23.01%) JSON
5 82 (22.47%) CSS3
6 73 (20.00%) HTML5
7 65 (17.81%) Spring
8 58 (15.89%) RESTful
9 56 (15.34%) AngularJS
9 56 (15.34%) Web Services
10 52 (14.25%) Ajax
11 51 (13.97%) Django
12 45 (12.33%) Ruby on Rails
13 43 (11.78%) Play Framework
14 39 (10.68%) Guice
14 39 (10.68%) Node.js
15 27 (7.40%) Spring MVC
16 22 (6.03%) Sass
17 21 (5.75%) J2EE
18 20 (5.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.95%) User Experience
2 23 (6.30%) Algorithms
3 10 (2.74%) Cryptography
3 10 (2.74%) Data Integration
3 10 (2.74%) Hedge funds
3 10 (2.74%) Statistics
3 10 (2.74%) Visualisation
4 9 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.92%) Grid Computing
5 7 (1.92%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.37%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.82%) Psychology
9 2 (0.55%) Clustering
9 2 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 159 (43.56%) Linux
2 30 (8.22%) Windows
3 24 (6.58%) Unix
4 16 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.19%) Android
5 8 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.19%) Ubuntu
5 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.64%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.55%) Solaris
9 2 (0.55%) VMS
10 1 (0.27%) CentOS
10 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (58.36%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (31.23%) Scrum
3 109 (29.86%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (22.19%) TDD
5 62 (16.99%) DevOps
6 58 (15.89%) Automated Testing
7 54 (14.79%) Configuration Management
8 47 (12.88%) E-Commerce
9 45 (12.33%) Kanban
9 45 (12.33%) Web Development
10 44 (12.05%) Software Engineering
11 42 (11.51%) Mentoring
11 42 (11.51%) Responsive Web Design
11 42 (11.51%) Web Design
12 38 (10.41%) Pair Programming
13 37 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
14 34 (9.32%) MVC
15 33 (9.04%) Microservices
16 31 (8.49%) Front End Development
17 30 (8.22%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 172 (47.12%) Java
2 125 (34.25%) Python
3 98 (26.85%) Ruby
4 78 (21.37%) Scala
5 66 (18.08%) JavaScript
6 40 (10.96%) SQL
7 34 (9.32%) C#
7 34 (9.32%) C++
7 34 (9.32%) PHP
8 25 (6.85%) C
9 21 (5.75%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.74%) Perl
10 10 (2.74%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.47%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.64%) VB
12 6 (1.64%) VBScript
13 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.55%) Groovy
15 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 53 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 44 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.93%) Degree
4 13 (3.56%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.19%) ISEB
6 6 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.37%) CCNA
7 5 (1.37%) CISSP
8 3 (0.82%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.55%) PMP
9 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.55%) SANS
10 1 (0.27%) GPEN
10 1 (0.27%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.27%) OSCE
10 1 (0.27%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.66%) QA
2 12 (3.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.37%) SLA
4 2 (0.55%) SDET
5 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.75%) Docker
3 17 (4.66%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (2.74%) HDFS
5 8 (2.19%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.92%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.82%) vCloud
7 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.55%) KVM
9 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (12.88%) Puppet
2 27 (7.40%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (6.85%) Ansible
4 10 (2.74%) Ambari
4 10 (2.74%) Hadoop YARN
4 10 (2.74%) Oozie
5 6 (1.64%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.37%) SCCM
7 3 (0.82%) Nagios
7 3 (0.82%) SCSM
8 1 (0.27%) Bareos
8 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.27%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.27%) Kibana
8 1 (0.27%) logstash
8 1 (0.27%) Mesos
8 1 (0.27%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.27%) Opsview
8 1 (0.27%) QRadar
8 1 (0.27%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 49 (13.42%) Oracle
2 39 (10.68%) Google
3 32 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.85%) VMware
5 19 (5.21%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.38%) Cisco
7 10 (2.74%) IBM
8 9 (2.47%) Endeca
9 8 (2.19%) Juniper
10 7 (1.92%) FatWire
10 7 (1.92%) Hortonworks
10 7 (1.92%) Teradata
11 5 (1.37%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.10%) Borland
12 4 (1.10%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.82%) Apigee
13 3 (0.82%) EMC
13 3 (0.82%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.82%) Talend
13 3 (0.82%) webMethods
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