The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 87 99 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Contract jobs citing Open Source 53 56 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.89% 1.68% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.20% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 46
Median daily rate £432 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £331 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £595 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £34.20 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-23.97% -51.83%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2208 2549 2558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.74% 76.62% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1488 1700 1698
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 140 86
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the South West region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the South West region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
Wiltshire +28 19 £488 +48.28% 3
Devon +4 11 £427 -8.77%
Bristol -21 8 £425 -6.84% 10
Gloucestershire -1 7 £450 +16.12% 2
Somerset +24 5 £368 +10.94% 2
Dorset - 1 £400 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 50 (56.18%) Java
1 50 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (49.44%) Security Cleared
3 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
4 26 (29.21%) Linux
5 25 (28.09%) DevOps
6 21 (23.60%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
7 20 (22.47%) JSON
7 20 (22.47%) Scrum
7 20 (22.47%) Migration
7 20 (22.47%) Docker
8 19 (21.35%) Microservices
8 19 (21.35%) Spring
9 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
10 17 (19.10%) DV Cleared
10 17 (19.10%) Big Data
10 17 (19.10%) Jenkins
11 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
11 16 (17.98%) XML
11 16 (17.98%) HTML
11 16 (17.98%) SQL
12 15 (16.85%) CSS
13 14 (15.73%) Web Services
13 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (15.73%) MongoDB
13 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
14 13 (14.61%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (14.61%) HTML5
14 13 (14.61%) Ruby

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (13.48%) Apache
2 11 (12.36%) Confluence
3 4 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.37%) CMS
4 3 (3.37%) nginx
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.25%) IIS
5 2 (2.25%) Moodle
5 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.25%) WordPress
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.62%) GitHub
2 5 (5.62%) IaaS
2 5 (5.62%) PaaS
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.49%) SaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) HTTP
2 4 (4.49%) Internet
3 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (19.10%) Big Data
3 14 (15.73%) MongoDB
4 12 (13.48%) Neo4j
5 11 (12.36%) Relational Database
6 9 (10.11%) MySQL
7 7 (7.87%) NoSQL
7 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
7 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (7.87%) OrientDB
8 6 (6.74%) Hadoop
9 4 (4.49%) SQLite
10 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
11 2 (2.25%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (2.25%) GIS
12 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
12 1 (1.12%) HBase
12 1 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
2 17 (19.10%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.36%) JIRA
4 9 (10.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (8.99%) JUnit
6 7 (7.87%) Bitbucket
6 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (6.74%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.74%) Maven
8 4 (4.49%) Selenium
8 4 (4.49%) Subversion
9 3 (3.37%) Capybara
9 3 (3.37%) git-flow
9 3 (3.37%) HP UFT
9 3 (3.37%) RSpec
10 2 (2.25%) Grunt
10 2 (2.25%) gulp
10 2 (2.25%) Sahi
10 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.25%) WATIR
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Military
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Automotive
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (46.07%) Developer
2 14 (15.73%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.61%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Software Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Architect
6 7 (7.87%) Java Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Big Data Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Data Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Azure Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Android Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Database Architect
9 4 (4.49%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.49%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) JSON
2 19 (21.35%) Spring
3 16 (17.98%) HTML
3 16 (17.98%) XML
4 15 (16.85%) CSS
5 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
5 14 (15.73%) Web Services
6 13 (14.61%) HTML5
6 13 (14.61%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (12.36%) CSS3
8 10 (11.24%) Grails
8 10 (11.24%) JPA
9 8 (8.99%) Dojo
9 8 (8.99%) EJB
9 8 (8.99%) Java EE
10 7 (7.87%) .NET
10 7 (7.87%) JSF
10 7 (7.87%) JSON-LD
10 7 (7.87%) OAuth2
10 7 (7.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) NHS
1 12 (13.48%) Visualisation
2 9 (10.11%) Semantic Web
3 7 (7.87%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (7.87%) Wiki
4 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.74%) User Experience
5 5 (5.62%) Data Integration
5 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.37%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.37%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.25%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.25%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.25%) Neural Network
7 2 (2.25%) Ontologies
7 2 (2.25%) Remote Sensing
7 2 (2.25%) SCORM
7 2 (2.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.21%) Linux
2 13 (14.61%) Windows
3 4 (4.49%) Android
3 4 (4.49%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.37%) Unix
5 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.12%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (1.12%) CentOS
6 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.09%) DevOps
3 20 (22.47%) Migration
3 20 (22.47%) Scrum
4 19 (21.35%) Microservices
5 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
6 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.61%) TDD
8 12 (13.48%) High Availability
8 12 (13.48%) OO
9 10 (11.24%) ITIL
9 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.11%) Open Source Development
11 8 (8.99%) SOA
12 7 (7.87%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.87%) Data Visualisation
12 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.87%) OOD
12 7 (7.87%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (7.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.18%) Java
2 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.98%) SQL
4 13 (14.61%) Ruby
5 11 (12.36%) Python
6 10 (11.24%) Scala
7 7 (7.87%) C
7 7 (7.87%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.62%) PHP
9 2 (2.25%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.25%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (2.25%) C#
9 2 (2.25%) Perl
10 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.12%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) Groovy
10 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (49.44%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
3 17 (19.10%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.49%) BC Cleared
5 4 (4.49%) Degree
6 2 (2.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.37%) ISO 14001
2 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.37%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (22.47%) Docker
2 7 (7.87%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.49%) Shibboleth
4 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Ansible
1 5 (5.62%) OpenAM
2 4 (4.49%) OpenSSO
2 4 (4.49%) Sun Identity Manager
3 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.37%) Puppet
4 2 (2.25%) Kibana
5 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.12%) Icinga
5 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.12%) Mesos
5 1 (1.12%) Nagios
5 1 (1.12%) Oozie
5 1 (1.12%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) ForgeRock
4 4 (4.49%) IBM
4 4 (4.49%) Sun
5 3 (3.37%) Google
5 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.37%) webMethods
6 2 (2.25%) Adobe
6 2 (2.25%) Facebook
6 2 (2.25%) i2
6 2 (2.25%) SAP
7 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.12%) HP
7 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.12%) VMware
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