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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / South East
Rank 102 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 148 142 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.93% 1.62% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.00% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 91 57
Median daily rate £470 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.02% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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
6185 7114 7546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.81% 81.31% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 4401 4125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 276 249
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.03 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Open Source Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 February 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
West Sussex +8 34 £488 +50.00% 5
Hampshire +23 33 £435 +38.09% 13
Surrey +6 31 £425 +3.03% 6
Berkshire +17 23 £500 +25.00% 11
Oxfordshire -5 8 £475 +11.76% 7
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £325 -8.45% 4
Middlesex - 3 £380 -
East Sussex +4 2 £500 -
Sussex - 1 £373 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 174 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (53.57%) Linux
3 141 (50.36%) Java
4 108 (38.57%) JavaScript
5 88 (31.43%) HTML
6 83 (29.64%) Python
7 81 (28.93%) Git (software)
8 79 (28.21%) Unix
9 73 (26.07%) Jenkins
10 69 (24.64%) Tomcat
11 66 (23.57%) MongoDB
11 66 (23.57%) Security Cleared
12 62 (22.14%) CSS
13 60 (21.43%) Scala
14 59 (21.07%) Continuous Integration
14 59 (21.07%) NoSQL
15 56 (20.00%) Oracle
15 56 (20.00%) SQL
16 54 (19.29%) Ruby
16 54 (19.29%) REST
16 54 (19.29%) SC Cleared
17 52 (18.57%) JSON
17 52 (18.57%) Apache
17 52 (18.57%) Configuration Management
18 49 (17.50%) JIRA
19 48 (17.14%) Windows
19 48 (17.14%) Docker
20 47 (16.79%) Scrum
20 47 (16.79%) TDD
21 45 (16.07%) Node.js

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 69 (24.64%) Tomcat
2 52 (18.57%) Apache
3 37 (13.21%) nginx
4 35 (12.50%) Confluence
5 34 (12.14%) JBoss
6 27 (9.64%) WebSphere
7 24 (8.57%) WebLogic
8 23 (8.21%) Apache Geronimo
8 23 (8.21%) Apache TomEE
9 22 (7.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (5.36%) Apache Solr
11 14 (5.00%) Apache Pig
12 13 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (4.29%) Apache Spark
14 7 (2.50%) CMS
15 6 (2.14%) Jetty
16 4 (1.43%) Alfresco
16 4 (1.43%) Liferay
17 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
18 2 (0.71%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.14%) GitHub
3 18 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.86%) Google Analytics
5 8 (2.86%) SaaS
6 7 (2.50%) PaaS
7 5 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.43%) Heroku
9 3 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.07%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.71%) IaaS
11 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.71%) HTTP
2 18 (6.43%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.29%) LAN
3 12 (4.29%) SSL
3 12 (4.29%) WAN
4 11 (3.93%) Kerberos
4 11 (3.93%) SSH
5 7 (2.50%) ICMP
6 4 (1.43%) DNS
6 4 (1.43%) Firewall
7 3 (1.07%) VPN
8 2 (0.71%) Intranet
8 2 (0.71%) Wireless
9 1 (0.36%) BGP
9 1 (0.36%) DHCP
9 1 (0.36%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.36%) LDAP
9 1 (0.36%) MPLS
9 1 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (23.57%) MongoDB
2 59 (21.07%) NoSQL
3 34 (12.14%) Big Data
4 31 (11.07%) Hadoop
5 23 (8.21%) Relational Database
6 20 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 18 (6.43%) MySQL
8 15 (5.36%) Apache Hive
9 12 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (4.29%) Sqoop
10 11 (3.93%) HBase
11 9 (3.21%) Oracle Exadata
12 8 (2.86%) Apache Zeppelin
13 6 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.43%) Neo4j
15 3 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (1.07%) Apache Accumulo
15 3 (1.07%) Mahout
15 3 (1.07%) OrientDB
15 3 (1.07%) Redis
Development Applications
1 81 (28.93%) Git (software)
2 73 (26.07%) Jenkins
3 49 (17.50%) JIRA
4 30 (10.71%) Selenium
5 29 (10.36%) Subversion
6 21 (7.50%) IntelliJ
7 20 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 19 (6.79%) Gradle
8 19 (6.79%) JUnit
9 18 (6.43%) ProC
10 15 (5.36%) gulp
11 14 (5.00%) Ant
11 14 (5.00%) Eclipse
12 13 (4.64%) Gatling
13 11 (3.93%) Grunt
14 9 (3.21%) Maven
15 8 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (2.86%) Sublime Text
16 7 (2.50%) Hudson
17 4 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (5.00%) Finance
2 7 (2.50%) Publishing
3 3 (1.07%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.71%) Legal
4 2 (0.71%) Marketing
4 2 (0.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.36%) Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Electronics
5 1 (0.36%) Local Government
5 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.36%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 131 (46.79%) Developer
2 49 (17.50%) Java Developer
3 38 (13.57%) Scala Developer
4 36 (12.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 34 (12.14%) Architect
6 22 (7.86%) Node.js Developer
7 19 (6.79%) Oracle Architect
8 17 (6.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 16 (5.71%) Analyst
9 16 (5.71%) Open Source Developer
10 15 (5.36%) Java Scala Developer
10 15 (5.36%) Software Engineer
11 14 (5.00%) Administrator
12 13 (4.64%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.29%) Tester
14 11 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (3.93%) MongoDB Developer
15 10 (3.57%) Business Analyst
15 10 (3.57%) Unix Architect
15 10 (3.57%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (31.43%) HTML
2 62 (22.14%) CSS
3 54 (19.29%) REST
4 52 (18.57%) JSON
5 45 (16.07%) Node.js
6 42 (15.00%) XML
7 40 (14.29%) HTML5
8 39 (13.93%) Spring
9 38 (13.57%) Web Services
10 35 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 34 (12.14%) RESTful
12 29 (10.36%) CSS3
13 27 (9.64%) Play Framework
14 21 (7.50%) Express
14 21 (7.50%) IBM Integration Bus
14 21 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
15 20 (7.14%) Django
16 16 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
17 15 (5.36%) Ajax
17 15 (5.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.57%) User Experience
2 13 (4.64%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.21%) Grid Computing
5 8 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.14%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.07%) Clustering
8 3 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.07%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.07%) Minimum Viable Product
8 3 (1.07%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.07%) Wiki
9 2 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 150 (53.57%) Linux
2 79 (28.21%) Unix
3 48 (17.14%) Windows
4 42 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (7.50%) Ubuntu
6 19 (6.79%) AIX
7 11 (3.93%) CentOS
7 11 (3.93%) Debian
8 5 (1.79%) Solaris
8 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.07%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.07%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.71%) Android
10 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.36%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (21.07%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (18.57%) Configuration Management
4 47 (16.79%) Scrum
4 47 (16.79%) TDD
5 42 (15.00%) DevOps
6 40 (14.29%) OO
7 36 (12.86%) Analytics
8 33 (11.79%) MVC
8 33 (11.79%) Waterfall
9 30 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 30 (10.71%) Pair Programming
10 29 (10.36%) Microservices
11 28 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
11 28 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 26 (9.29%) Automated Testing
13 23 (8.21%) SDLC
14 22 (7.86%) BDD
15 21 (7.50%) High Availability
15 21 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 141 (50.36%) Java
2 108 (38.57%) JavaScript
3 83 (29.64%) Python
4 60 (21.43%) Scala
5 56 (20.00%) SQL
6 54 (19.29%) Ruby
7 44 (15.71%) Bash Shell
8 37 (13.21%) C
8 37 (13.21%) Perl
9 31 (11.07%) C#
10 25 (8.93%) PHP
10 25 (8.93%) Shell Script
11 22 (7.86%) C++
12 19 (6.79%) Groovy
13 8 (2.86%) Haskell
14 5 (1.79%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.71%) VB
16 2 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (23.57%) Security Cleared
2 54 (19.29%) SC Cleared
3 30 (10.71%) Degree
4 13 (4.64%) ISEB
5 10 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.57%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.71%) CISSP
7 2 (0.71%) SANS
8 1 (0.36%) CCNP
8 1 (0.36%) CCSP
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PMP
8 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.36%) RHCE
8 1 (0.36%) SSCP
8 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.29%) QA
2 8 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.07%) SLA
4 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) RMADS
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) SDET
5 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (17.14%) Docker
2 14 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 13 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.29%) HDFS
5 10 (3.57%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (2.86%) Apache Flume
8 6 (2.14%) Active Directory
9 5 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.07%) vCloud
11 2 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.36%) vSphere
12 1 (0.36%) Xen
12 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (10.71%) Puppet
2 20 (7.14%) Ansible
3 14 (5.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 12 (4.29%) Oozie
5 11 (3.93%) Ambari
5 11 (3.93%) SELinux
6 9 (3.21%) Kibana
6 9 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.86%) Grafana
8 4 (1.43%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.43%) Mesos
9 3 (1.07%) Marathon
9 3 (1.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.07%) SCCM
9 3 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.36%) Nagios
10 1 (0.36%) Nessus
10 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.36%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 56 (20.00%) Oracle
2 31 (11.07%) Red Hat
3 24 (8.57%) IBM
4 21 (7.50%) Google
5 18 (6.43%) Cisco
6 17 (6.07%) VMware
7 16 (5.71%) Microsoft
8 11 (3.93%) Hortonworks
9 9 (3.21%) Teradata
10 7 (2.50%) Juniper
11 5 (1.79%) webMethods
12 4 (1.43%) GigaSpaces
12 4 (1.43%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.07%) SaltStack
13 3 (1.07%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.71%) Ab Initio
14 2 (0.71%) Adobe
14 2 (0.71%) HP
14 2 (0.71%) Veritas
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