The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 130 158 195
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +37
Contract jobs citing Open Source 110 75 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 0.89% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.64% 4.29% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 44 22
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£425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £12.30 £50.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.40% +29.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £41.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+72.12% +7.14%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1950 1750 1965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.81% 20.85% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 835 827
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £209 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 133 173
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
Open Source
England

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 Miscellaneous 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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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
Hampshire +12 48 £425 +13.33% 10
Berkshire +4 31 £336 -15.93% 13
Surrey +17 20 £425 +21.42% 10
Kent - 6 £700 - 2
West Sussex -5 3 £635 - 4
Oxfordshire +4 2 £450 +63.63% 7
Middlesex -3 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -17 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 72 (41.14%) Java
2 70 (40.00%) Linux
3 59 (33.71%) JavaScript
4 46 (26.29%) PHP
5 45 (25.71%) HTML
6 44 (25.14%) Web Services
7 41 (23.43%) CSS
8 38 (21.71%) Apache
8 38 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (20.57%) Scrum
9 36 (20.57%) MySQL
10 32 (18.29%) HTML5
11 30 (17.14%) Python
11 30 (17.14%) TDD
12 29 (16.57%) CSS3
13 28 (16.00%) jQuery
14 27 (15.43%) Red Hat
15 24 (13.71%) Ruby
15 24 (13.71%) Windows
15 24 (13.71%) SQL
16 23 (13.14%) Puppet
16 23 (13.14%) Jenkins
17 22 (12.57%) BDD
17 22 (12.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 22 (12.57%) Web Development
17 22 (12.57%) Microsoft
17 22 (12.57%) Oracle
17 22 (12.57%) MS Excel
18 20 (11.43%) JSON
19 19 (10.86%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 38 (21.71%) Apache
2 19 (10.86%) CMS
2 19 (10.86%) Node.js
3 14 (8.00%) IIS
4 12 (6.86%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.86%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.57%) Apache Pig
6 7 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.86%) Drupal
7 5 (2.86%) WordPress
7 5 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (2.29%) Confluence
8 4 (2.29%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.29%) nginx
9 3 (1.71%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.71%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.71%) Alfresco
9 3 (1.71%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 22 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.14%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (5.14%) Amazon S3
3 9 (5.14%) SaaS
4 5 (2.86%) PaaS
5 3 (1.71%) IaaS
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.57%) Route 53
6 1 (0.57%) GitHub
6 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.57%) SSL
2 6 (3.43%) Internet
3 5 (2.86%) SAN
3 5 (2.86%) LDAP
3 5 (2.86%) LAN
3 5 (2.86%) WAN
3 5 (2.86%) HTTP
4 4 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.29%) IPsec
4 4 (2.29%) VoIP
5 3 (1.71%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (1.71%) PBX
6 2 (1.14%) Firewall
7 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.57%) Network Security
7 1 (0.57%) DECT
7 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.57%) MySQL
2 15 (8.57%) Big Data
3 13 (7.43%) NoSQL
3 13 (7.43%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.43%) RDBMS
4 12 (6.86%) Hadoop
4 12 (6.86%) Redis
5 11 (6.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (5.71%) SQL Server
7 9 (5.14%) MongoDB
8 8 (4.57%) Apache Hive
8 8 (4.57%) HBase
8 8 (4.57%) Oracle Database
9 7 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (4.00%) DB2
10 6 (3.43%) RapidMiner
10 6 (3.43%) Couchbase
11 4 (2.29%) JasperReports
11 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.71%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 23 (13.14%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.29%) Selenium
3 16 (9.14%) Maven
4 11 (6.29%) JIRA
5 10 (5.71%) Eclipse
5 10 (5.71%) Grunt
6 8 (4.57%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.00%) Subversion
7 7 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (4.00%) RSpec
8 6 (3.43%) Mercurial
8 6 (3.43%) JUnit
9 4 (2.29%) FitNesse
9 4 (2.29%) JBehave
9 4 (2.29%) Gradle
10 3 (1.71%) Hudson
10 3 (1.71%) Ranorex
10 3 (1.71%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.71%) Mockito
10 3 (1.71%) Ant
General
1 9 (5.14%) Telecoms
1 9 (5.14%) Finance
2 6 (3.43%) Marketing
3 5 (2.86%) Electronics
4 3 (1.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.14%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Law
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Publishing
6 1 (0.57%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 86 (49.14%) Developer
2 26 (14.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 23 (13.14%) Architect
3 23 (13.14%) Java Developer
4 16 (9.14%) Technical Architect
4 16 (9.14%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 13 (7.43%) Security Engineer
7 12 (6.86%) Programmer
8 9 (5.14%) Web Developer
8 9 (5.14%) Tester
8 9 (5.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 7 (4.00%) Penetration Tester
9 7 (4.00%) Web Programmer
9 7 (4.00%) Security Tester
9 7 (4.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) Technical Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.71%) HTML
2 44 (25.14%) Web Services
3 41 (23.43%) CSS
4 32 (18.29%) HTML5
5 29 (16.57%) CSS3
6 28 (16.00%) jQuery
7 20 (11.43%) JSON
8 17 (9.71%) Spring
9 15 (8.57%) RESTful
10 13 (7.43%) AngularJS
11 12 (6.86%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (6.86%) XHTML
12 11 (6.29%) .NET
12 11 (6.29%) J2EE
12 11 (6.29%) Hibernate
12 11 (6.29%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (6.29%) Ember.js
13 10 (5.71%) REST
13 10 (5.71%) SOAP
14 9 (5.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.29%) Wiki
2 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.29%) Social Media
3 4 (2.29%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.29%) GIS
3 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.71%) Kindle
4 3 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (1.71%) Linked Data
5 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.14%) W3C
5 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.14%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.57%) Statistics
6 1 (0.57%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.57%) DTV
6 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 70 (40.00%) Linux
2 24 (13.71%) Windows
3 22 (12.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (8.57%) Android
5 13 (7.43%) CentOS
6 12 (6.86%) UNIX
7 5 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.71%) Solaris
9 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.57%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.57%) Scrum
3 30 (17.14%) TDD
4 22 (12.57%) Web Development
4 22 (12.57%) BDD
5 17 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (9.71%) OO
5 17 (9.71%) SOA
6 14 (8.00%) Project Management
7 13 (7.43%) Automated Testing
7 13 (7.43%) DevOps
8 12 (6.86%) Web Application Development
9 11 (6.29%) Analytics
9 11 (6.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 11 (6.29%) OOP
10 10 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.14%) MVC
11 9 (5.14%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.14%) Project Planning
12 8 (4.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (41.14%) Java
2 59 (33.71%) JavaScript
3 46 (26.29%) PHP
4 30 (17.14%) Python
5 24 (13.71%) Ruby
5 24 (13.71%) SQL
6 19 (10.86%) Perl
7 18 (10.29%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.71%) C
9 8 (4.57%) C++
10 7 (4.00%) Scala
10 7 (4.00%) Groovy
10 7 (4.00%) R
10 7 (4.00%) C#
11 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.71%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.14%) PHP5
13 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.57%) sed
14 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.43%) CISSP
3 8 (4.57%) Degree
4 7 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.71%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.14%) APMP
6 2 (1.14%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) HP AIS
7 1 (0.57%) ISEB
7 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.43%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.71%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.71%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (7.43%) Snort
2 9 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.00%) vCloud
4 5 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.29%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.29%) Shibboleth
6 3 (1.71%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.14%) Varnish
8 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (13.14%) Puppet
2 10 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.14%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.71%) Nagios
5 3 (1.71%) Cacti
6 2 (1.14%) SCCM
6 2 (1.14%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.14%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.14%) Ansible
6 2 (1.14%) Salt
7 1 (0.57%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.57%) Munin
Vendors
1 27 (15.43%) Red Hat
2 22 (12.57%) Oracle
2 22 (12.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.14%) VMware
4 7 (4.00%) EMC
4 7 (4.00%) Sybase
4 7 (4.00%) Tableau
5 6 (3.43%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.86%) Foundry
6 5 (2.86%) Blue Coat
6 5 (2.86%) Cisco
6 5 (2.86%) HP
6 5 (2.86%) Juniper
6 5 (2.86%) McAfee
7 4 (2.29%) Zend
8 3 (1.71%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.71%) JBoss
9 2 (1.14%) SAP
9 2 (1.14%) Adobe
9 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
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