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 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 109 187 132
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -55
Contract jobs citing Open Source 175 88 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.00% 0.90% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.13% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 55 70
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £285 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +306.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% -43.66%
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
7164 7766 7125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.72% 79.33% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4368 4779 3989
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 252 266
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +41 52 £450 +16.12% 11
Surrey +32 39 £463 +40.15% 8
Oxfordshire -2 27 £400 -4.76% 9
West Sussex +7 15 £481 +75.00%
Hampshire +3 14 £340 +4.61% 9
M4 Corridor - 10 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 6 £375 +1.35% 2
Middlesex +4 4 £450 -
East Sussex +8 2 £450 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 238 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (49.07%) Java
3 155 (41.11%) Linux
4 143 (37.93%) Python
5 131 (34.75%) Scrum
6 127 (33.69%) Continuous Integration
7 126 (33.42%) HTML
8 121 (32.10%) CSS
9 119 (31.56%) Ruby
10 112 (29.71%) REST
11 111 (29.44%) Git (software)
12 107 (28.38%) JSON
13 100 (26.53%) CSS3
14 96 (25.46%) Jenkins
15 91 (24.14%) HTML5
15 91 (24.14%) Scala
16 90 (23.87%) Subversion
17 84 (22.28%) Automated Testing
18 82 (21.75%) Spring
18 82 (21.75%) HTTP
19 78 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
20 76 (20.16%) Ajax
21 74 (19.63%) JUnit
22 72 (19.10%) Django
23 71 (18.83%) TDD
24 68 (18.04%) Ruby on Rails
25 67 (17.77%) Play Framework
26 64 (16.98%) RESTful
27 62 (16.45%) Guice
27 62 (16.45%) Google

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 55 (14.59%) Confluence
2 31 (8.22%) Apache
3 28 (7.43%) Tomcat
4 19 (5.04%) WebLogic
5 18 (4.77%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.65%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (1.86%) Drupal
7 7 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.59%) JBoss
8 6 (1.59%) nginx
9 4 (1.06%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.06%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.80%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.80%) CMS
10 3 (0.80%) Jetty
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.80%) WordPress
11 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Weka
Business Applications
1 22 (5.84%) Magento
2 9 (2.39%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 78 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (3.18%) Amazon S3
6 11 (2.92%) IaaS
6 11 (2.92%) PaaS
7 6 (1.59%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.80%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.80%) SaaS
10 2 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.53%) Force.com
10 2 (0.53%) GitHub
11 1 (0.27%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.27%) Heroku
11 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (21.75%) HTTP
2 12 (3.18%) Firewall
2 12 (3.18%) Network Security
2 12 (3.18%) VPN
2 12 (3.18%) WAN
3 11 (2.92%) DHCP
3 11 (2.92%) DNS
3 11 (2.92%) MPLS
3 11 (2.92%) VLAN
4 7 (1.86%) LAN
5 5 (1.33%) IPsec
6 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.80%) LDAP
8 2 (0.53%) SAN
8 2 (0.53%) SSH
8 2 (0.53%) WebEx
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.27%) NAS
9 1 (0.27%) Value-Added Service
9 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.08%) NoSQL
2 29 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 29 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 26 (6.90%) MySQL
4 11 (2.92%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.65%) KDB
5 10 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.39%) Big Data
6 9 (2.39%) HBase
7 8 (2.12%) SQL Server
8 7 (1.86%) Redis
9 4 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.06%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.80%) Cloudera CDH
10 3 (0.80%) Datazen
10 3 (0.80%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.53%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 111 (29.44%) Git (software)
2 96 (25.46%) Jenkins
3 90 (23.87%) Subversion
4 74 (19.63%) JUnit
5 62 (16.45%) JIRA
6 37 (9.81%) Selenium
7 18 (4.77%) Maven
8 10 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.59%) Gradle
9 6 (1.59%) StarTeam
10 5 (1.33%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.33%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.33%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.06%) Ant
11 4 (1.06%) Travis CI
12 3 (0.80%) Gatling
12 3 (0.80%) GitLab
12 3 (0.80%) Grunt
12 3 (0.80%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.53%) Bundler
General
1 45 (11.94%) Finance
2 22 (5.84%) Publishing
3 12 (3.18%) Retail
4 11 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.65%) Front Office
6 9 (2.39%) Banking
7 8 (2.12%) Legal
8 6 (1.59%) Law
9 4 (1.06%) Advertising
10 3 (0.80%) Billing
11 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.27%) Marketing
12 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 168 (44.56%) Developer
2 61 (16.18%) Architect
2 61 (16.18%) Java Developer
3 47 (12.47%) Scala Developer
4 35 (9.28%) HTML Developer
5 33 (8.75%) HTML CSS Developer
6 32 (8.49%) JavaScript Developer
7 31 (8.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 31 (8.22%) Java Scala Developer
8 30 (7.96%) Agile Developer
9 25 (6.63%) Node.js Developer
10 23 (6.10%) AWS Developer
10 23 (6.10%) PHP Developer
11 22 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
12 20 (5.31%) E-Commerce Developer
12 20 (5.31%) Magento Developer
12 20 (5.31%) PHP Magento Developer
12 20 (5.31%) Security Engineer
13 19 (5.04%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
13 19 (5.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (33.42%) HTML
2 121 (32.10%) CSS
3 112 (29.71%) REST
4 107 (28.38%) JSON
5 100 (26.53%) CSS3
6 91 (24.14%) HTML5
7 82 (21.75%) Spring
8 76 (20.16%) Ajax
9 72 (19.10%) Django
10 68 (18.04%) Ruby on Rails
11 67 (17.77%) Play Framework
12 64 (16.98%) RESTful
13 62 (16.45%) Guice
14 54 (14.32%) AngularJS
15 51 (13.53%) Web Services
16 39 (10.34%) Node.js
17 37 (9.81%) Spring MVC
18 25 (6.63%) Sass
19 20 (5.31%) J2EE
20 19 (5.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.14%) User Experience
2 20 (5.31%) Algorithms
3 11 (2.92%) Statistics
4 10 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.65%) Cryptography
4 10 (2.65%) Hedge funds
4 10 (2.65%) Visualisation
5 9 (2.39%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.12%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.86%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.86%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.06%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.06%) Replication
10 3 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.53%) NHS
11 2 (0.53%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 155 (41.11%) Linux
2 36 (9.55%) Windows
3 16 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (3.98%) Unix
5 13 (3.45%) Android
5 13 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.65%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.39%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.59%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.59%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.33%) VMS
10 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.53%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (34.75%) Scrum
3 127 (33.69%) Continuous Integration
4 84 (22.28%) Automated Testing
5 71 (18.83%) TDD
6 62 (16.45%) Configuration Management
6 62 (16.45%) DevOps
7 60 (15.92%) Responsive Web Design
7 60 (15.92%) Web Design
8 58 (15.38%) Web Development
9 57 (15.12%) Mentoring
10 48 (12.73%) Kanban
11 46 (12.20%) E-Commerce
11 46 (12.20%) OWASP
12 43 (11.41%) MVC
13 42 (11.14%) Software Engineering
14 40 (10.61%) Pair Programming
15 38 (10.08%) Continuous Delivery
15 38 (10.08%) Service Design
16 33 (8.75%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (49.07%) Java
2 143 (37.93%) Python
3 119 (31.56%) Ruby
4 91 (24.14%) Scala
5 62 (16.45%) JavaScript
6 53 (14.06%) C#
7 40 (10.61%) SQL
8 39 (10.34%) PHP
9 26 (6.90%) C++
10 19 (5.04%) C
11 14 (3.71%) Bash Shell
11 14 (3.71%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.12%) Perl
12 8 (2.12%) VB
12 8 (2.12%) VBScript
13 7 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.06%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 56 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 41 (10.88%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.31%) Degree
4 18 (4.77%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.39%) ISEB
6 5 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.33%) CCNA
6 5 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.80%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.80%) CISSP
9 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.27%) CHECK Team Member
10 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.27%) PMP
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.27%) VCP5
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.57%) QA
2 9 (2.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.53%) SDET
4 2 (0.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.57%) Hyper-V
3 15 (3.98%) Docker
4 11 (2.92%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.80%) vCloud
6 2 (0.53%) KVM
6 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.53%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) GridGain
7 1 (0.27%) HDFS
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (11.94%) Puppet
2 30 (7.96%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.51%) Ansible
4 5 (1.33%) Nagios
4 5 (1.33%) SCCM
5 4 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.06%) SCOM
5 4 (1.06%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.80%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.80%) SCSM
7 1 (0.27%) Bareos
7 1 (0.27%) Cacti
7 1 (0.27%) Nessus
7 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.27%) Oozie
7 1 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.27%) Opsview
7 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (16.45%) Google
2 45 (11.94%) Oracle
3 43 (11.41%) Microsoft
4 32 (8.49%) VMware
5 19 (5.04%) Red Hat
6 17 (4.51%) Cisco
7 11 (2.92%) Juniper
8 9 (2.39%) Endeca
9 7 (1.86%) FatWire
10 6 (1.59%) Borland
10 6 (1.59%) IBM
11 5 (1.33%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.06%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (1.06%) EMC
12 4 (1.06%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.80%) Apigee
13 3 (0.80%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.53%) Ab Initio
14 2 (0.53%) Remedy
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £508 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago