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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / South East
Rank 128 128 125
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 112 132 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.53% 1.61% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.01% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 91 51
Median daily rate £435 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £519 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +11.37%

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
5884 6563 7065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.39% 79.99% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3451 3925 3900
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 284 242
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +32 33 £435 +31.81% 10
Berkshire -3 26 £475 +11.76% 15
Surrey -13 18 £425 - 6
West Sussex +14 17 £419 +28.97% 3
Sussex - 4 £361 -
Buckinghamshire -8 3 - - 2
Oxfordshire -14 3 £475 +18.75% 6
East Sussex +6 2 - - 3
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 164 (57.54%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (44.91%) Linux
3 124 (43.51%) Java
4 97 (34.04%) JavaScript
5 78 (27.37%) Python
6 77 (27.02%) HTML
7 70 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (24.56%) Git (software)
8 68 (23.86%) TDD
8 68 (23.86%) Scrum
9 62 (21.75%) NoSQL
10 60 (21.05%) Jenkins
10 60 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
10 60 (21.05%) CSS
11 59 (20.70%) Tomcat
11 59 (20.70%) Ruby
11 59 (20.70%) MongoDB
12 58 (20.35%) Scala
12 58 (20.35%) Web Services
13 55 (19.30%) Unix
13 55 (19.30%) Security Cleared
14 52 (18.25%) SQL
15 49 (17.19%) Node.js
16 48 (16.84%) REST
16 48 (16.84%) JSON
17 46 (16.14%) JIRA
18 45 (15.79%) SC Cleared
18 45 (15.79%) DevOps
19 43 (15.09%) Pair Programming
20 41 (14.39%) Oracle

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 59 (20.70%) Tomcat
2 40 (14.04%) Apache
3 31 (10.88%) Confluence
4 29 (10.18%) JBoss
5 28 (9.82%) WebSphere
6 22 (7.72%) nginx
7 20 (7.02%) Apache Geronimo
7 20 (7.02%) Apache TomEE
8 19 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 16 (5.61%) Apache Solr
9 16 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (4.91%) Apache Pig
11 13 (4.56%) WebLogic
12 12 (4.21%) Apache Spark
13 9 (3.16%) Jetty
14 6 (2.11%) OpenStack
15 5 (1.75%) Alfresco
15 5 (1.75%) Liferay
16 3 (1.05%) CMS
16 3 (1.05%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 60 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.67%) GitHub
4 12 (4.21%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.81%) PaaS
7 7 (2.46%) Amazon S3
8 6 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (2.11%) Google Analytics
9 5 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (1.75%) IaaS
10 4 (1.40%) Heroku
11 3 (1.05%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.70%) SaaS
13 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.42%) HTTP
2 13 (4.56%) LAN
2 13 (4.56%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.56%) WAN
3 11 (3.86%) Kerberos
4 10 (3.51%) SSL
5 8 (2.81%) SSH
6 5 (1.75%) Firewall
7 4 (1.40%) ICMP
7 4 (1.40%) VPN
8 3 (1.05%) DNS
9 2 (0.70%) DHCP
9 2 (0.70%) LDAP
9 2 (0.70%) MPLS
9 2 (0.70%) Network Security
9 2 (0.70%) VLAN
9 2 (0.70%) WebEx
9 2 (0.70%) Wireless
10 1 (0.35%) DMVPN
10 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (21.75%) NoSQL
2 59 (20.70%) MongoDB
3 29 (10.18%) Hadoop
4 28 (9.82%) Big Data
5 21 (7.37%) SQL Server
6 20 (7.02%) MySQL
6 20 (7.02%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.26%) Apache Hive
8 13 (4.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (4.21%) HBase
9 12 (4.21%) Sqoop
10 9 (3.16%) Oracle Exadata
10 9 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.81%) Apache Zeppelin
12 5 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (1.40%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.40%) Redis
14 3 (1.05%) Apache Accumulo
14 3 (1.05%) Mahout
14 3 (1.05%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 70 (24.56%) Git (software)
2 60 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 46 (16.14%) JIRA
4 37 (12.98%) Subversion
5 28 (9.82%) Selenium
6 23 (8.07%) Gradle
7 18 (6.32%) Cucumber
8 15 (5.26%) IntelliJ
8 15 (5.26%) JUnit
9 14 (4.91%) Maven
10 13 (4.56%) Ant
10 13 (4.56%) Eclipse
10 13 (4.56%) Gatling
10 13 (4.56%) gulp
11 9 (3.16%) Grunt
12 7 (2.46%) Hudson
13 6 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (2.11%) Sublime Text
14 4 (1.40%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.40%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (8.42%) Finance
2 15 (5.26%) Publishing
3 8 (2.81%) Retail
4 3 (1.05%) Legal
4 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.70%) Banking
5 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.35%) Billing
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 124 (43.51%) Developer
2 42 (14.74%) Java Developer
3 40 (14.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 29 (10.18%) Architect
5 27 (9.47%) Node.js Developer
6 26 (9.12%) Scala Developer
7 22 (7.72%) Agile Developer
8 19 (6.67%) Administrator
9 18 (6.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 18 (6.32%) Software Engineer
10 16 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (5.26%) Analyst
11 15 (5.26%) AWS Developer
11 15 (5.26%) HTML Developer
12 12 (4.21%) Applications Engineer
12 12 (4.21%) Business Analyst
12 12 (4.21%) Security Engineer
13 11 (3.86%) Agile Java Developer
13 11 (3.86%) Integration Architect
14 10 (3.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (27.02%) HTML
2 60 (21.05%) CSS
3 58 (20.35%) Web Services
4 49 (17.19%) Node.js
5 48 (16.84%) JSON
5 48 (16.84%) REST
6 41 (14.39%) AngularJS
7 38 (13.33%) Spring
8 36 (12.63%) HTML5
8 36 (12.63%) RESTful
9 33 (11.58%) XML
10 32 (11.23%) CSS3
11 20 (7.02%) Sass
12 19 (6.67%) .NET
12 19 (6.67%) J2EE
13 18 (6.32%) IBM Integration Bus
13 18 (6.32%) WebSphere MQ
14 17 (5.96%) Django
14 17 (5.96%) Express
14 17 (5.96%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.07%) User Experience
2 11 (3.86%) Algorithms
2 11 (3.86%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.51%) Data Integration
4 9 (3.16%) Grid Computing
5 6 (2.11%) Cryptography
5 6 (2.11%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.75%) Psychology
7 4 (1.40%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.05%) Clustering
8 3 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.05%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.05%) Wiki
9 2 (0.70%) Informatics
9 2 (0.70%) Life Science
9 2 (0.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 128 (44.91%) Linux
2 55 (19.30%) Unix
3 40 (14.04%) Windows
4 35 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (5.61%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.81%) CentOS
7 7 (2.46%) Debian
8 5 (1.75%) Solaris
9 4 (1.40%) Android
9 4 (1.40%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.05%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.70%) AIX
11 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.35%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.35%) VMS
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (57.54%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
3 68 (23.86%) Scrum
3 68 (23.86%) TDD
4 45 (15.79%) DevOps
5 43 (15.09%) Pair Programming
6 41 (14.39%) Microservices
7 39 (13.68%) E-Commerce
8 37 (12.98%) Configuration Management
9 36 (12.63%) Software Engineering
10 31 (10.88%) Analytics
10 31 (10.88%) Kanban
10 31 (10.88%) OO
11 28 (9.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (9.12%) MVC
13 25 (8.77%) BDD
13 25 (8.77%) High Availability
13 25 (8.77%) Web Development
14 23 (8.07%) User Stories
15 20 (7.02%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (43.51%) Java
2 97 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 78 (27.37%) Python
4 59 (20.70%) Ruby
5 58 (20.35%) Scala
6 52 (18.25%) SQL
7 39 (13.68%) Bash Shell
8 27 (9.47%) C++
9 23 (8.07%) C#
10 22 (7.72%) C
11 21 (7.37%) Shell Script
12 20 (7.02%) Perl
13 19 (6.67%) PHP
14 18 (6.32%) Groovy
15 6 (2.11%) Haskell
16 4 (1.40%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.40%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.70%) ES6
17 2 (0.70%) VB
17 2 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 45 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.32%) Degree
4 9 (3.16%) ISEB
5 8 (2.81%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.11%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.70%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.70%) CISSP
9 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.70%) PMP
9 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.70%) SANS
10 1 (0.35%) CCNP
10 1 (0.35%) CCSP
10 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.35%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.91%) QA
2 10 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.05%) SLA
4 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) RMADS
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (7.37%) Docker
2 14 (4.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 12 (4.21%) HDFS
3 12 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (3.16%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.81%) Apache Flume
7 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
7 5 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.70%) vCloud
9 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.35%) vSphere
9 1 (0.35%) Xen
9 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (11.58%) Puppet
2 22 (7.72%) Ansible
3 17 (5.96%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.91%) Hadoop YARN
5 12 (4.21%) Oozie
6 11 (3.86%) Ambari
7 7 (2.46%) Kibana
7 7 (2.46%) SELinux
8 6 (2.11%) Grafana
9 4 (1.40%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.05%) Mesos
10 3 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (1.05%) SCCM
10 3 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.70%) Marathon
12 1 (0.35%) Core Impact
12 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.35%) QRadar
12 1 (0.35%) RSA enVision
12 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (14.39%) Oracle
2 27 (9.47%) Red Hat
3 19 (6.67%) Cisco
3 19 (6.67%) IBM
4 15 (5.26%) Google
5 13 (4.56%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.56%) VMware
6 11 (3.86%) Hortonworks
7 9 (3.16%) Teradata
8 6 (2.11%) Juniper
9 5 (1.75%) GigaSpaces
9 5 (1.75%) webMethods
10 4 (1.40%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.05%) Apigee
11 3 (1.05%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.05%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.70%) Talend
13 1 (0.35%) Capita
13 1 (0.35%) Cloudera
13 1 (0.35%) WSO2
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