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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 97 179 137
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -42
Contract jobs citing Open Source 189 85 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.14% 0.89% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 1.11% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 52 66
Median daily rate £450 £389 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +306.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
7206 7649 6953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.54% 79.89% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4361 4568 3825
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 £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 245 251
Median hourly rate £39.50 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +46 52 £450 +12.50% 12
Surrey +29 34 £463 +46.82% 11
West Sussex +11 30 £475 +52.00% 1
Hampshire +6 24 £330 - 13
Oxfordshire +15 21 £375 -9.09% 11
M4 Corridor - 12 - -
East Sussex +14 5 £350 -22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 4 - - 4
Kent +2 1 £450 -10.00%
Middlesex -6 1 £425 - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 247 (63.50%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (48.33%) Java
3 163 (41.90%) Linux
4 141 (36.25%) Python
5 134 (34.45%) HTML
6 133 (34.19%) CSS
7 131 (33.68%) Scrum
8 128 (32.90%) Continuous Integration
9 124 (31.88%) REST
10 118 (30.33%) Ruby
11 116 (29.82%) JSON
12 114 (29.31%) Git (software)
13 102 (26.22%) Scala
14 100 (25.71%) CSS3
15 99 (25.45%) Jenkins
16 98 (25.19%) Automated Testing
17 97 (24.94%) HTTP
18 96 (24.68%) HTML5
19 91 (23.39%) Spring
20 89 (22.88%) Subversion
21 87 (22.37%) Ajax
22 82 (21.08%) JUnit
23 81 (20.82%) Django
24 77 (19.79%) Ruby on Rails
24 77 (19.79%) Play Framework
25 72 (18.51%) Google
25 72 (18.51%) Guice
26 71 (18.25%) Security Cleared
27 69 (17.74%) JIRA
28 67 (17.22%) Web Design

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 63 (16.20%) Confluence
2 23 (5.91%) Apache
3 16 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.60%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.34%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (1.80%) Drupal
6 7 (1.80%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.03%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.03%) JBoss
7 4 (1.03%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (0.77%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.77%) IIS
8 3 (0.77%) nginx
8 3 (0.77%) WordPress
9 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.51%) MODX
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 17 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.77%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.26%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (4.63%) Magento
2 9 (2.31%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (16.45%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (2.06%) IaaS
3 8 (2.06%) PaaS
4 7 (1.80%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.03%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.77%) GitHub
7 2 (0.51%) Force.com
7 2 (0.51%) SaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.26%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.26%) Heroku
8 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 97 (24.94%) HTTP
2 12 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.83%) DHCP
3 11 (2.83%) DNS
3 11 (2.83%) Firewall
3 11 (2.83%) Network Security
3 11 (2.83%) VPN
3 11 (2.83%) WAN
4 10 (2.57%) MPLS
4 10 (2.57%) VLAN
5 6 (1.54%) IPsec
5 6 (1.54%) LAN
6 5 (1.29%) SSL
7 3 (0.77%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.77%) SAN
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.51%) LDAP
8 2 (0.51%) NAS
8 2 (0.51%) SSH
9 1 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.00%) Relational Database
2 30 (7.71%) NoSQL
3 26 (6.68%) MySQL
4 25 (6.43%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.60%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.83%) Big Data
7 11 (2.83%) KDB
7 11 (2.83%) SQL Server
8 9 (2.31%) HBase
9 8 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.80%) Datazen
11 6 (1.54%) Redis
12 5 (1.29%) GIS
13 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.77%) Cloudera CDH
14 3 (0.77%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.77%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 114 (29.31%) Git (software)
2 99 (25.45%) Jenkins
3 89 (22.88%) Subversion
4 82 (21.08%) JUnit
5 69 (17.74%) JIRA
6 41 (10.54%) Selenium
7 14 (3.60%) Cucumber
8 13 (3.34%) Maven
9 8 (2.06%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.54%) GitLab
10 6 (1.54%) StarTeam
11 5 (1.29%) Gatling
11 5 (1.29%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.77%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.77%) Grunt
12 3 (0.77%) Travis CI
12 3 (0.77%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.51%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.51%) Bower
13 2 (0.51%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (9.00%) Finance
2 18 (4.63%) Publishing
3 13 (3.34%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.83%) Front Office
5 9 (2.31%) Banking
6 8 (2.06%) Legal
7 7 (1.80%) Retail
8 6 (1.54%) Law
9 4 (1.03%) Advertising
10 3 (0.77%) Billing
11 2 (0.51%) Back Office
11 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Marketing
12 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 178 (45.76%) Developer
2 60 (15.42%) Java Developer
3 57 (14.65%) Architect
3 57 (14.65%) Scala Developer
4 32 (8.23%) Java Scala Developer
5 30 (7.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 29 (7.46%) HTML CSS Developer
6 29 (7.46%) HTML Developer
7 27 (6.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 23 (5.91%) Agile Developer
9 22 (5.66%) PHP Developer
10 21 (5.40%) Node.js Developer
11 20 (5.14%) Web Developer
12 19 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (4.63%) E-Commerce Developer
13 18 (4.63%) E-Commerce Web Developer
13 18 (4.63%) Magento Developer
13 18 (4.63%) PHP Magento Developer
13 18 (4.63%) PHP Web Developer
14 17 (4.37%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (34.45%) HTML
2 133 (34.19%) CSS
3 124 (31.88%) REST
4 116 (29.82%) JSON
5 100 (25.71%) CSS3
6 96 (24.68%) HTML5
7 91 (23.39%) Spring
8 87 (22.37%) Ajax
9 81 (20.82%) Django
10 77 (19.79%) Play Framework
10 77 (19.79%) Ruby on Rails
11 72 (18.51%) Guice
12 64 (16.45%) RESTful
13 47 (12.08%) AngularJS
14 42 (10.80%) Spring MVC
15 35 (9.00%) Web Services
16 32 (8.23%) Node.js
17 27 (6.94%) XML
18 19 (4.88%) J2EE
19 18 (4.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.83%) User Experience
2 21 (5.40%) Algorithms
3 16 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.34%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.08%) Statistics
6 11 (2.83%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.83%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.80%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.54%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.03%) Replication
12 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.51%) Data Extraction
13 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.51%) NHS
13 2 (0.51%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 163 (41.90%) Linux
2 47 (12.08%) Windows
3 23 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (5.66%) Unix
5 19 (4.88%) Android
5 19 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.57%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.31%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.06%) Windows Server
9 8 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.54%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.29%) VMS
12 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.51%) CentOS
14 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.26%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (63.50%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (33.68%) Scrum
3 128 (32.90%) Continuous Integration
4 98 (25.19%) Automated Testing
5 67 (17.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 67 (17.22%) Web Design
6 63 (16.20%) Configuration Management
7 59 (15.17%) Mentoring
7 59 (15.17%) Web Development
8 58 (14.91%) TDD
9 54 (13.88%) DevOps
10 52 (13.37%) OWASP
11 49 (12.60%) MVC
12 39 (10.03%) Kanban
12 39 (10.03%) Service Design
13 38 (9.77%) Software Engineering
14 33 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
15 31 (7.97%) Front End Development
15 31 (7.97%) Pair Programming
16 30 (7.71%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (48.33%) Java
2 141 (36.25%) Python
3 118 (30.33%) Ruby
4 102 (26.22%) Scala
5 63 (16.20%) C#
6 58 (14.91%) JavaScript
7 53 (13.62%) SQL
8 35 (9.00%) PHP
9 28 (7.20%) C++
10 24 (6.17%) C
11 14 (3.60%) PowerShell
12 12 (3.08%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.06%) VB
13 8 (2.06%) VBScript
14 7 (1.80%) Perl
14 7 (1.80%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.80%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.29%) R
16 4 (1.03%) Apple Swift
16 4 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (18.25%) Security Cleared
2 51 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.66%) Degree
4 20 (5.14%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.08%) ISEB
6 7 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.80%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.29%) CCNA
8 5 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.77%) CISSP
10 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.51%) MCSD
10 2 (0.51%) MCSE
10 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.51%) VCP5
10 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.26%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.97%) QA
2 13 (3.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 35 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.43%) Hyper-V
3 17 (4.37%) Docker
4 10 (2.57%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.03%) vCloud
7 3 (0.77%) KVM
7 3 (0.77%) Varnish
7 3 (0.77%) vSphere
8 1 (0.26%) Btrfs
8 1 (0.26%) GeoWebCache
8 1 (0.26%) GridGain
8 1 (0.26%) HDFS
8 1 (0.26%) iptables
8 1 (0.26%) LXC
8 1 (0.26%) Snort
8 1 (0.26%) Squid
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 48 (12.34%) Puppet
2 28 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (4.88%) Ansible
4 9 (2.31%) Nagios
5 5 (1.29%) SCCM
6 4 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.03%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.03%) SCOM
6 4 (1.03%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.77%) SCSM
8 2 (0.51%) Nessus
9 1 (0.26%) Bareos
9 1 (0.26%) Cacti
9 1 (0.26%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.26%) Oozie
9 1 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.26%) systemd
9 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (18.51%) Google
2 53 (13.62%) Microsoft
2 53 (13.62%) Oracle
3 39 (10.03%) VMware
4 25 (6.43%) Red Hat
5 20 (5.14%) Cisco
6 15 (3.86%) Juniper
7 9 (2.31%) Endeca
8 7 (1.80%) FatWire
8 7 (1.80%) IBM
9 6 (1.54%) Borland
10 5 (1.29%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.29%) EMC
10 5 (1.29%) Remedy
11 4 (1.03%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (1.03%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.51%) Omniture
13 2 (0.51%) Talend
13 2 (0.51%) Zend
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