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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 123 131 138
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 126 147 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.63% 1.54% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.93% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 110 67
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
6177 7599 7495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.00% 79.70% 76.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3663 4488 4209
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 313 284
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Hampshire +41 28 £475 +43.93% 5
Berkshire +3 27 £325 -23.52% 8
Surrey -5 21 £425 - 6
West Sussex +15 16 £400 +23.07% 3
Oxfordshire -7 13 £500 +25.00% 8
Sussex - 5 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +8 4 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
East Sussex +1 3 - - 5
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 165 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (41.02%) Java
3 119 (40.34%) Linux
4 88 (29.83%) JavaScript
5 81 (27.46%) Python
6 80 (27.12%) HTML
7 79 (26.78%) Amazon AWS
8 77 (26.10%) Continuous Integration
9 76 (25.76%) TDD
9 76 (25.76%) Scrum
10 69 (23.39%) Git (software)
11 66 (22.37%) Ruby
11 66 (22.37%) CSS
12 63 (21.36%) Web Services
13 58 (19.66%) Jenkins
14 51 (17.29%) AngularJS
14 51 (17.29%) Tomcat
14 51 (17.29%) Oracle
14 51 (17.29%) NoSQL
15 50 (16.95%) Scala
16 49 (16.61%) MongoDB
16 49 (16.61%) JIRA
16 49 (16.61%) DevOps
17 48 (16.27%) REST
17 48 (16.27%) E-Commerce
17 48 (16.27%) Pair Programming
18 47 (15.93%) Apache
18 47 (15.93%) SQL
18 47 (15.93%) JSON
19 46 (15.59%) Security Cleared

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 51 (17.29%) Tomcat
2 47 (15.93%) Apache
3 32 (10.85%) Confluence
4 24 (8.14%) WebSphere
5 19 (6.44%) WebLogic
6 17 (5.76%) nginx
7 16 (5.42%) Apache Solr
7 16 (5.42%) JBoss
8 13 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (3.73%) Apache Pig
9 11 (3.73%) Apache Spark
10 9 (3.05%) Jetty
10 9 (3.05%) OpenStack
11 6 (2.03%) Apache TomEE
11 6 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.69%) Alfresco
12 5 (1.69%) Liferay
13 4 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (1.02%) Drupal
14 3 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (5.08%) Magento
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (26.78%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (5.42%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (4.75%) GitHub
6 12 (4.07%) Amazon S3
6 12 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.71%) PaaS
8 7 (2.37%) IaaS
9 5 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.69%) Heroku
10 3 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.02%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.68%) SaaS
12 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.34%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.10%) HTTP
2 13 (4.41%) LAN
2 13 (4.41%) WAN
3 11 (3.73%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.69%) Firewall
4 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.36%) DNS
5 4 (1.36%) LDAP
5 4 (1.36%) SSH
5 4 (1.36%) SSL
5 4 (1.36%) VPN
6 3 (1.02%) DHCP
6 3 (1.02%) MPLS
6 3 (1.02%) Network Security
6 3 (1.02%) VLAN
7 2 (0.68%) VoIP
7 2 (0.68%) WebEx
7 2 (0.68%) Wireless
8 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.29%) NoSQL
2 49 (16.61%) MongoDB
3 24 (8.14%) Big Data
4 23 (7.80%) Hadoop
5 22 (7.46%) MySQL
5 22 (7.46%) SQL Server
6 19 (6.44%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.08%) HBase
8 13 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (3.73%) Apache Hive
10 11 (3.73%) Sqoop
11 9 (3.05%) Oracle Exadata
12 8 (2.71%) Apache Zeppelin
13 5 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.69%) Redis
14 4 (1.36%) KDB
14 4 (1.36%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.02%) Endeca
15 3 (1.02%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 69 (23.39%) Git (software)
2 58 (19.66%) Jenkins
3 49 (16.61%) JIRA
4 43 (14.58%) Subversion
5 25 (8.47%) Selenium
6 24 (8.14%) Gradle
7 20 (6.78%) Maven
8 17 (5.76%) Cucumber
9 15 (5.08%) JUnit
10 13 (4.41%) Eclipse
11 10 (3.39%) Ant
11 10 (3.39%) gulp
12 8 (2.71%) Gatling
13 7 (2.37%) Grunt
13 7 (2.37%) Hudson
13 7 (2.37%) IntelliJ
14 5 (1.69%) Bower
14 5 (1.69%) Firebug
14 5 (1.69%) Gerrit
14 5 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (14.24%) Finance
2 21 (7.12%) Publishing
3 9 (3.05%) Retail
4 5 (1.69%) Legal
4 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.36%) Banking
5 4 (1.36%) Front Office
6 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.68%) Back Office
7 2 (0.68%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 122 (41.36%) Developer
2 39 (13.22%) Java Developer
2 39 (13.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 34 (11.53%) Architect
4 30 (10.17%) Agile Developer
5 27 (9.15%) Node.js Developer
6 25 (8.47%) Administrator
6 25 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (7.12%) HTML Developer
8 20 (6.78%) AWS Developer
9 19 (6.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 18 (6.10%) Analyst
10 18 (6.10%) Scala Developer
11 17 (5.76%) Senior DevOps
12 16 (5.42%) HTML CSS Developer
12 16 (5.42%) Software Engineer
13 15 (5.08%) Applications Engineer
13 15 (5.08%) Business Analyst
13 15 (5.08%) Security Engineer
14 14 (4.75%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (27.12%) HTML
2 66 (22.37%) CSS
3 63 (21.36%) Web Services
4 51 (17.29%) AngularJS
5 48 (16.27%) REST
6 47 (15.93%) JSON
7 45 (15.25%) Node.js
8 42 (14.24%) CSS3
9 40 (13.56%) Spring
10 39 (13.22%) HTML5
10 39 (13.22%) RESTful
11 29 (9.83%) XML
12 26 (8.81%) J2EE
12 26 (8.81%) Sass
13 20 (6.78%) .NET
14 17 (5.76%) Django
15 13 (4.41%) Play Framework
15 13 (4.41%) Ruby on Rails
16 12 (4.07%) Ajax
16 12 (4.07%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.78%) User Experience
2 15 (5.08%) Algorithms
3 11 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.39%) Data Integration
5 9 (3.05%) Cryptography
5 9 (3.05%) Grid Computing
6 8 (2.71%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.03%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.69%) Data Extraction
8 5 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.36%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.36%) Statistics
9 4 (1.36%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.02%) Clustering
10 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.02%) Psychology
11 2 (0.68%) Life Science
11 2 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 119 (40.34%) Linux
2 42 (14.24%) Unix
3 36 (12.20%) Windows
4 17 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.37%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.69%) Solaris
6 5 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.36%) Android
7 4 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.36%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.02%) CentOS
8 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.68%) Debian
9 2 (0.68%) VMS
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.34%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (26.10%) Continuous Integration
3 76 (25.76%) Scrum
3 76 (25.76%) TDD
4 49 (16.61%) DevOps
5 48 (16.27%) E-Commerce
5 48 (16.27%) Pair Programming
6 42 (14.24%) Kanban
7 38 (12.88%) Software Engineering
8 36 (12.20%) Microservices
9 35 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
10 34 (11.53%) Configuration Management
11 30 (10.17%) OO
12 29 (9.83%) BDD
12 29 (9.83%) High Availability
13 26 (8.81%) Web Development
14 23 (7.80%) MVC
14 23 (7.80%) User Stories
15 21 (7.12%) Mentoring
16 20 (6.78%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 121 (41.02%) Java
2 88 (29.83%) JavaScript
3 81 (27.46%) Python
4 66 (22.37%) Ruby
5 50 (16.95%) Scala
6 47 (15.93%) SQL
7 32 (10.85%) C++
8 25 (8.47%) C
9 22 (7.46%) PHP
10 20 (6.78%) Bash Shell
11 19 (6.44%) C#
12 15 (5.08%) Perl
13 12 (4.07%) Groovy
14 9 (3.05%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.03%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.36%) VB.NET
17 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
17 3 (1.02%) VB
17 3 (1.02%) VBScript
18 2 (0.68%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 46 (15.59%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.46%) Degree
4 14 (4.75%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.39%) ISEB
6 7 (2.37%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.02%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.68%) CISSP
9 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.68%) PMP
9 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.68%) SANS
10 1 (0.34%) CCNP
10 1 (0.34%) CCSP
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.34%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.75%) QA
2 13 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.02%) SLA
5 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.34%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (5.42%) Docker
2 15 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (3.73%) HDFS
4 10 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (3.05%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.71%) Apache Flume
7 6 (2.03%) Active Directory
8 5 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.02%) vCloud
10 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (15.59%) Puppet
2 30 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (8.47%) Ansible
4 11 (3.73%) Ambari
4 11 (3.73%) Hadoop YARN
4 11 (3.73%) Oozie
5 6 (2.03%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.36%) SCCM
7 3 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.68%) Kibana
8 2 (0.68%) SELinux
9 1 (0.34%) Bareos
9 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.34%) Grafana
9 1 (0.34%) logstash
9 1 (0.34%) Mesos
9 1 (0.34%) Opsview
9 1 (0.34%) QRadar
Vendors
1 51 (17.29%) Oracle
2 19 (6.44%) Cisco
3 17 (5.76%) Red Hat
4 16 (5.42%) VMware
5 14 (4.75%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.73%) IBM
7 10 (3.39%) Google
8 9 (3.05%) Teradata
9 8 (2.71%) Hortonworks
9 8 (2.71%) Juniper
10 5 (1.69%) GigaSpaces
11 4 (1.36%) Talend
11 4 (1.36%) webMethods
12 3 (1.02%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.02%) Apigee
12 3 (1.02%) EMC
12 3 (1.02%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.02%) SaltStack
13 2 (0.68%) FatWire
14 1 (0.34%) Adobe
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