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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 101 191 131
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -60
Contract jobs citing Open Source 192 78 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.16% 0.83% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.04% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 43 70
Median daily rate £435 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
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 £29.97 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-29.47% -40.14%
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
7170 7498 6961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.58% 79.66% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 4359 3857
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 243 260
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 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 1 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
West Sussex +35 51 £450 +30.90%
Berkshire +38 46 £450 +12.50% 13
Hampshire +10 32 £330 - 13
Surrey +16 22 £455 - 9
Oxfordshire +25 18 £375 -10.71% 15
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
East Sussex +9 6 £350 -22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - - 2
Kent -1 1 £450 -10.00% 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 232 (61.38%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (48.68%) Java
3 163 (43.12%) Linux
4 136 (35.98%) Python
5 135 (35.71%) HTML
6 134 (35.45%) CSS
7 125 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
8 124 (32.80%) Scrum
9 122 (32.28%) REST
10 118 (31.22%) Ruby
11 116 (30.69%) Git (software)
12 112 (29.63%) JSON
13 103 (27.25%) HTTP
13 103 (27.25%) Jenkins
14 100 (26.46%) Scala
15 98 (25.93%) Automated Testing
16 96 (25.40%) CSS3
16 96 (25.40%) HTML5
17 95 (25.13%) Spring
18 89 (23.54%) Subversion
18 89 (23.54%) Ajax
19 84 (22.22%) Django
20 83 (21.96%) JUnit
21 80 (21.16%) Ruby on Rails
21 80 (21.16%) Play Framework
22 75 (19.84%) Google
22 75 (19.84%) Guice
23 71 (18.78%) Security Cleared
24 69 (18.25%) Web Design
24 69 (18.25%) Responsive 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 60 (15.87%) Confluence
2 17 (4.50%) Apache
3 16 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.65%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.85%) Drupal
6 7 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.85%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.32%) JBoss
7 5 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.32%) Oracle Spatial
8 4 (1.06%) GeoServer
8 4 (1.06%) SAS
9 3 (0.79%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.79%) IIS
9 3 (0.79%) nginx
9 3 (0.79%) WordPress
10 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.53%) MODX
Applications
1 17 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.06%) Weka
3 3 (0.79%) MS Office
4 2 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (4.23%) Magento
2 9 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (15.34%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.12%) IaaS
3 8 (2.12%) PaaS
4 5 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (1.06%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.79%) GitHub
6 3 (0.79%) SaaS
6 3 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.53%) Force.com
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.26%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 103 (27.25%) HTTP
2 16 (4.23%) DHCP
2 16 (4.23%) DNS
3 15 (3.97%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.44%) Firewall
5 11 (2.91%) Network Security
5 11 (2.91%) VPN
5 11 (2.91%) WAN
6 10 (2.65%) MPLS
6 10 (2.65%) VLAN
7 6 (1.59%) IPsec
7 6 (1.59%) LAN
8 5 (1.32%) SSL
9 4 (1.06%) SAN
10 3 (0.79%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.53%) LDAP
11 2 (0.53%) NAS
11 2 (0.53%) SSH
12 1 (0.26%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.79%) Relational Database
2 27 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 25 (6.61%) MySQL
4 22 (5.82%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.70%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.91%) SQL Server
8 10 (2.65%) KDB
9 8 (2.12%) Big Data
9 8 (2.12%) GIS
10 7 (1.85%) Datazen
10 7 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.59%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.32%) HBase
12 5 (1.32%) Redis
13 4 (1.06%) HPCC
13 4 (1.06%) Pentaho
14 3 (0.79%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 116 (30.69%) Git (software)
2 103 (27.25%) Jenkins
3 89 (23.54%) Subversion
4 83 (21.96%) JUnit
5 65 (17.20%) JIRA
6 39 (10.32%) Selenium
7 11 (2.91%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.91%) Maven
8 8 (2.12%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.85%) RSpec
10 6 (1.59%) StarTeam
11 5 (1.32%) Gatling
11 5 (1.32%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.79%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.79%) GitLab
13 2 (0.53%) Bundler
13 2 (0.53%) Firebug
13 2 (0.53%) gulp
13 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (7.14%) Finance
2 15 (3.97%) Publishing
3 14 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.44%) Legal
5 10 (2.65%) Front Office
6 7 (1.85%) Banking
7 6 (1.59%) Law
8 5 (1.32%) Retail
9 4 (1.06%) Advertising
10 3 (0.79%) Billing
10 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Marketing
12 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 169 (44.71%) Developer
2 60 (15.87%) Java Developer
3 58 (15.34%) Scala Developer
4 55 (14.55%) Architect
5 32 (8.47%) Java Scala Developer
6 29 (7.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 26 (6.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 26 (6.88%) HTML Developer
7 26 (6.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 20 (5.29%) PHP Developer
9 18 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
9 18 (4.76%) Web Developer
10 17 (4.50%) Administrator
10 17 (4.50%) Agile Developer
10 17 (4.50%) Senior Developer
10 17 (4.50%) Software Developer
11 16 (4.23%) E-Commerce Developer
11 16 (4.23%) E-Commerce Web Developer
11 16 (4.23%) Magento Developer
11 16 (4.23%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (35.71%) HTML
2 134 (35.45%) CSS
3 122 (32.28%) REST
4 112 (29.63%) JSON
5 96 (25.40%) CSS3
5 96 (25.40%) HTML5
6 95 (25.13%) Spring
7 89 (23.54%) Ajax
8 84 (22.22%) Django
9 80 (21.16%) Play Framework
9 80 (21.16%) Ruby on Rails
10 75 (19.84%) Guice
11 62 (16.40%) RESTful
12 42 (11.11%) Spring MVC
13 41 (10.85%) AngularJS
14 32 (8.47%) Web Services
15 29 (7.67%) XML
16 27 (7.14%) Node.js
17 20 (5.29%) Middleware
18 16 (4.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.11%) User Experience
2 22 (5.82%) Algorithms
3 18 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.44%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.17%) Statistics
7 10 (2.65%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.65%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.85%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.06%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.06%) Replication
11 3 (0.79%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.53%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.53%) Psychology
12 2 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 163 (43.12%) Linux
2 46 (12.17%) Windows
3 27 (7.14%) Unix
4 23 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (4.50%) Android
5 17 (4.50%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.65%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.38%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.12%) Windows Server
9 8 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.32%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.06%) CentOS
11 4 (1.06%) VMS
12 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.26%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (61.38%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (33.07%) Continuous Integration
3 124 (32.80%) Scrum
4 98 (25.93%) Automated Testing
5 69 (18.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 69 (18.25%) Web Design
6 64 (16.93%) Configuration Management
7 59 (15.61%) Web Development
8 55 (14.55%) Mentoring
9 53 (14.02%) OWASP
10 51 (13.49%) DevOps
11 50 (13.23%) TDD
12 48 (12.70%) MVC
13 36 (9.52%) Service Design
13 36 (9.52%) Software Engineering
14 30 (7.94%) Kanban
15 29 (7.67%) Front End Development
16 28 (7.41%) Line Management
17 27 (7.14%) OO
18 26 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 184 (48.68%) Java
2 136 (35.98%) Python
3 118 (31.22%) Ruby
4 100 (26.46%) Scala
5 66 (17.46%) C#
6 55 (14.55%) JavaScript
7 51 (13.49%) SQL
8 34 (8.99%) PHP
9 30 (7.94%) C++
10 24 (6.35%) C
11 14 (3.70%) Bash Shell
11 14 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.12%) R
12 8 (2.12%) VB
12 8 (2.12%) VBScript
13 7 (1.85%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.85%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.59%) Perl
15 4 (1.06%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (18.78%) Security Cleared
2 49 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.35%) Degree
4 21 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.17%) ISEB
6 8 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.85%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.32%) CCNA
9 5 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.79%) CISSP
11 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.53%) MCSD
11 2 (0.53%) MCSE
11 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.53%) VCP5
11 2 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.26%) HNC
12 1 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.41%) QA
2 13 (3.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 36 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 15 (3.97%) Docker
4 13 (3.44%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.06%) GridGain
6 4 (1.06%) vCloud
6 4 (1.06%) vSphere
7 3 (0.79%) KVM
7 3 (0.79%) Varnish
8 1 (0.26%) Btrfs
8 1 (0.26%) GeoWebCache
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 45 (11.90%) Puppet
2 21 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.50%) Ansible
4 11 (2.91%) Nagios
5 5 (1.32%) SCCM
6 4 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.06%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.06%) SCOM
6 4 (1.06%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.79%) SCSM
8 2 (0.53%) Nessus
9 1 (0.26%) Bareos
9 1 (0.26%) Cacti
9 1 (0.26%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.26%) rkt
9 1 (0.26%) systemd
9 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 75 (19.84%) Google
2 57 (15.08%) Oracle
3 55 (14.55%) Microsoft
4 42 (11.11%) VMware
5 31 (8.20%) Red Hat
6 23 (6.08%) Cisco
7 18 (4.76%) Juniper
8 9 (2.38%) Endeca
9 7 (1.85%) FatWire
9 7 (1.85%) IBM
10 6 (1.59%) Borland
11 5 (1.32%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.32%) EMC
11 5 (1.32%) Remedy
12 4 (1.06%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (1.06%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.53%) Omniture
14 2 (0.53%) SaltStack
14 2 (0.53%) Zend
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