The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 167 179 179
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 89 70 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.74% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.10% 2.70% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 31
Average daily rate
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£378 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.53% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.80% +77.50%
Open Source
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2871 2596 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.68% 27.45% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1396 1033
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 156 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -3 31 £375 -6.25% 8
Surrey +13 19 £445 +54.78% 7
Buckinghamshire +14 17 £385 -23.00%
Berkshire -17 14 £350 +6.46% 8
Oxfordshire -16 6 £425 +102.86% 8
West Sussex - 3 - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 118 (51.98%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (44.49%) Linux
3 86 (37.89%) Java
4 58 (25.55%) JavaScript
5 53 (23.35%) CSS
6 51 (22.47%) Scrum
7 50 (22.03%) HTML
8 49 (21.59%) Apache
9 48 (21.15%) TDD
9 48 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (20.70%) Security Cleared
11 45 (19.82%) Web Services
12 43 (18.94%) Python
13 41 (18.06%) Subversion
14 40 (17.62%) PostgreSQL
15 38 (16.74%) Git (software)
16 35 (15.42%) Jenkins
17 34 (14.98%) DV Cleared
17 34 (14.98%) jQuery
17 34 (14.98%) Windows
17 34 (14.98%) Oracle
18 33 (14.54%) Ruby
18 33 (14.54%) Web Development
19 32 (14.10%) PHP
19 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
20 31 (13.66%) JUnit
20 31 (13.66%) OO
21 29 (12.78%) Configuration Management
21 29 (12.78%) Java EE
22 28 (12.33%) BDD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (21.59%) Apache
2 26 (11.45%) Tomcat
3 23 (10.13%) OpenStack
4 10 (4.41%) Drupal
5 9 (3.96%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.52%) CMS
6 8 (3.52%) Confluence
7 7 (3.08%) JBoss
8 5 (2.20%) Mule ESB
8 5 (2.20%) Mule
9 4 (1.76%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.32%) Node.js
10 3 (1.32%) WordPress
10 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.44%) MODX
12 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (5.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (4.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (3.08%) SaaS
4 7 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.08%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.64%) GitHub
6 5 (2.20%) IaaS
6 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.20%) PaaS
7 3 (1.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.45%) Internet
2 9 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.52%) Firewall
4 7 (3.08%) SSL
5 5 (2.20%) LDAP
5 5 (2.20%) HTTP
5 5 (2.20%) DNS
6 4 (1.76%) SSH
6 4 (1.76%) SAN
6 4 (1.76%) AMQP
7 3 (1.32%) VPN
7 3 (1.32%) LAN
7 3 (1.32%) WAN
7 3 (1.32%) DHCP
7 3 (1.32%) IPsec
8 1 (0.44%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.44%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.62%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (11.01%) MySQL
3 18 (7.93%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.93%) Hadoop
4 15 (6.61%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.17%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.96%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.96%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.96%) Big Data
7 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.20%) Hazelcast
9 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.44%) HBase
11 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.44%) DB2
11 1 (0.44%) MS Access
11 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (18.06%) Subversion
2 38 (16.74%) Git (software)
3 35 (15.42%) Jenkins
4 31 (13.66%) JUnit
5 26 (11.45%) Maven
6 24 (10.57%) JIRA
7 22 (9.69%) Cucumber
8 21 (9.25%) Selenium
9 17 (7.49%) Mockito
10 12 (5.29%) Eclipse
11 10 (4.41%) Ant
11 10 (4.41%) Mercurial
12 8 (3.52%) StarTeam
12 8 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (3.52%) RSpec
13 7 (3.08%) ClearCase
13 7 (3.08%) Checkstyle
14 5 (2.20%) Gradle
14 5 (2.20%) Visual Studio
14 5 (2.20%) NetBeans
General
1 13 (5.73%) Finance
2 11 (4.85%) Retail
3 8 (3.52%) Marketing
4 4 (1.76%) Publishing
5 1 (0.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.44%) Electronics
5 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (39.21%) Developer
2 30 (13.22%) Architect
3 28 (12.33%) Java Developer
4 23 (10.13%) Lead Architect
5 21 (9.25%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (8.37%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 15 (6.61%) Analyst
8 13 (5.73%) Consultant
9 10 (4.41%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.41%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.41%) PHP Developer
9 10 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.52%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.52%) Programmer
11 7 (3.08%) Data Scientist
11 7 (3.08%) Integration Engineer
12 6 (2.64%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (2.64%) Applications Packager
13 5 (2.20%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (23.35%) CSS
2 50 (22.03%) HTML
3 45 (19.82%) Web Services
4 34 (14.98%) jQuery
5 29 (12.78%) Java EE
6 27 (11.89%) SOAP
7 24 (10.57%) Spring
8 22 (9.69%) J2EE
9 20 (8.81%) Hibernate
9 20 (8.81%) REST
10 19 (8.37%) RESTful
10 19 (8.37%) SAML
10 19 (8.37%) .NET
11 18 (7.93%) JSON
12 17 (7.49%) HTML5
13 15 (6.61%) Ajax
14 14 (6.17%) Middleware
14 14 (6.17%) JMS
14 14 (6.17%) AngularJS
14 14 (6.17%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.96%) Visualisation
1 9 (3.96%) Social Media
2 7 (3.08%) Private Cloud
3 6 (2.64%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.20%) User Experience
4 5 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.76%) PKI
6 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.88%) Clustering
7 2 (0.88%) GIS
8 1 (0.44%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.44%) BeagleBone
8 1 (0.44%) BYOD
8 1 (0.44%) FMCG
8 1 (0.44%) Kindle
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) EFT
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 101 (44.49%) Linux
2 34 (14.98%) Windows
3 18 (7.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.41%) UNIX
5 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.52%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.08%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.08%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.20%) Android
7 5 (2.20%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.76%) Solaris
9 3 (1.32%) BlackBerry OS
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.44%) CentOS
10 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (51.98%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (22.47%) Scrum
3 48 (21.15%) TDD
3 48 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (14.54%) Web Development
5 31 (13.66%) OO
6 29 (12.78%) Configuration Management
7 28 (12.33%) BDD
8 24 (10.57%) DevOps
9 23 (10.13%) MVC
10 22 (9.69%) Automated Testing
11 21 (9.25%) Project Management
11 21 (9.25%) TOGAF
12 17 (7.49%) Analytics
12 17 (7.49%) SOA
13 13 (5.73%) Kanban
14 12 (5.29%) Test Automation
15 11 (4.85%) User Stories
15 11 (4.85%) Release Management
16 10 (4.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 86 (37.89%) Java
2 58 (25.55%) JavaScript
3 43 (18.94%) Python
4 33 (14.54%) Ruby
5 32 (14.10%) PHP
6 22 (9.69%) PowerShell
7 21 (9.25%) C#
8 19 (8.37%) SQL
9 18 (7.93%) Perl
10 10 (4.41%) MATLAB
10 10 (4.41%) R
11 8 (3.52%) VBScript
11 8 (3.52%) VB
12 7 (3.08%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.64%) C
14 5 (2.20%) C++
15 3 (1.32%) Bourne shell
15 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 47 (20.70%) Security Cleared
2 34 (14.98%) DV Cleared
3 26 (11.45%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.08%) RHCSA
4 7 (3.08%) RHCE
4 7 (3.08%) RHCA
5 3 (1.32%) CCNA
5 3 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PMP
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.85%) Hyper-V
2 11 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.96%) Docker
4 7 (3.08%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.76%) Varnish
6 3 (1.32%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.88%) vSphere
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.44%) HDFS
8 1 (0.44%) NFS
8 1 (0.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (12.33%) Puppet
2 15 (6.61%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.85%) Vagrant
4 8 (3.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (3.52%) SCCM
5 5 (2.20%) CloudHub
5 5 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.32%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.44%) Ansible
7 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.44%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.44%) Nagios
7 1 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (14.98%) Oracle
2 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 25 (11.01%) Red Hat
4 18 (7.93%) VMware
5 9 (3.96%) Adobe
6 7 (3.08%) Apigee
7 5 (2.20%) Cisco
7 5 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.20%) NetApp
8 4 (1.76%) Borland
8 4 (1.76%) IBM
8 4 (1.76%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.32%) MobileIron
9 3 (1.32%) WSO2
9 3 (1.32%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.32%) Sun
9 3 (1.32%) Juniper
9 3 (1.32%) McAfee
10 2 (0.88%) Sybase
10 2 (0.88%) Zend
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