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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / South West
Rank 93 92 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing Open Source 44 57 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.72% 1.94% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.36% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 48
Median daily rate £400 £378 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £755
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +11.37%

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
2053 2418 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.04% 82.22% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1708 1540
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 113 111
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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
Devon +25 17 £433 - 1
Bristol -2 8 £391 +11.78% 22
Wiltshire -10 8 £313 -10.71% 4
Somerset +4 2 £400 +6.66% 2
Dorset +1 2 £494 +9.77% 3
Gloucestershire -6 2 £390 -17.89% 3
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 72 (63.72%) Java
2 52 (46.02%) JavaScript
3 48 (42.48%) Jenkins
4 47 (41.59%) Security Cleared
5 46 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (38.94%) Docker
7 41 (36.28%) SQL
8 40 (35.40%) Linux
8 40 (35.40%) Git (software)
9 39 (34.51%) Migration
10 38 (33.63%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (32.74%) Spring
12 36 (31.86%) XML
13 31 (27.43%) RabbitMQ
14 30 (26.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 29 (25.66%) Grails
15 29 (25.66%) DevOps
16 26 (23.01%) Python
17 25 (22.12%) Scrum
18 24 (21.24%) Gradle
19 21 (18.58%) HTML
19 21 (18.58%) SC Cleared
20 20 (17.70%) Hibernate
20 20 (17.70%) Continuous Delivery
20 20 (17.70%) BPSS Clearance
21 19 (16.81%) NoSQL
21 19 (16.81%) Groovy
22 18 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
22 18 (15.93%) Windows
22 18 (15.93%) MongoDB

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 15 (13.27%) Confluence
2 8 (7.08%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.31%) Apache
4 3 (2.65%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) Drupal
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) Moodle
6 1 (0.88%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.96%) GitHub
3 5 (4.42%) PaaS
4 4 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (3.54%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (3.54%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (3.54%) IaaS
4 4 (3.54%) Route 53
4 4 (3.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) HTTP
2 6 (5.31%) SSL
2 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.31%) VPN
3 3 (2.65%) Internet
4 2 (1.77%) DNS
4 2 (1.77%) SAN
4 2 (1.77%) VoIP
4 2 (1.77%) Wireless
5 1 (0.88%) ATM
5 1 (0.88%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.88%) Frame Relay
5 1 (0.88%) ISDN
5 1 (0.88%) LAN
5 1 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.88%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.88%) VLAN
5 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.63%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (16.81%) NoSQL
3 18 (15.93%) MongoDB
4 15 (13.27%) Relational Database
5 12 (10.62%) Big Data
6 9 (7.96%) MySQL
6 9 (7.96%) Neo4j
7 8 (7.08%) Hadoop
7 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
8 6 (5.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.54%) OrientDB
10 3 (2.65%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.77%) GIS
11 2 (1.77%) QGIS
12 1 (0.88%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 48 (42.48%) Jenkins
2 40 (35.40%) Git (software)
3 30 (26.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 24 (21.24%) Gradle
5 15 (13.27%) JIRA
6 12 (10.62%) Bitbucket
7 11 (9.73%) Maven
8 8 (7.08%) Artifactory
8 8 (7.08%) SonarQube
9 7 (6.19%) Cucumber
9 7 (6.19%) JUnit
9 7 (6.19%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (5.31%) Selenium
11 5 (4.42%) Ant
11 5 (4.42%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (4.42%) Vagrant
12 4 (3.54%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.54%) WebDriver
13 3 (2.65%) GitLab
13 3 (2.65%) Hudson
General
1 14 (12.39%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Military
3 3 (2.65%) Back Office
3 3 (2.65%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (56.64%) Developer
2 41 (36.28%) Java Developer
3 8 (7.08%) Software Engineer
4 7 (6.19%) Azure Consultant
4 7 (6.19%) Consultant
5 6 (5.31%) Architect
6 5 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (4.42%) SQL Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (3.54%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Data Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (3.54%) Java Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (2.65%) .NET Developer
8 3 (2.65%) Integration Architect
8 3 (2.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.74%) Spring
2 36 (31.86%) XML
3 31 (27.43%) RabbitMQ
4 29 (25.66%) Grails
5 21 (18.58%) HTML
6 20 (17.70%) Hibernate
7 15 (13.27%) REST
8 14 (12.39%) JSON
9 12 (10.62%) CSS
10 11 (9.73%) Web Services
11 10 (8.85%) HTML5
11 10 (8.85%) JPA
12 9 (7.96%) Dropwizard
13 8 (7.08%) AngularJS
13 8 (7.08%) EJB
13 8 (7.08%) Java EE
14 7 (6.19%) .NET
14 7 (6.19%) JAX-RS
15 6 (5.31%) CSS3
15 6 (5.31%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) NHS
2 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.42%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (4.42%) Visualisation
2 5 (4.42%) Wiki
3 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.54%) CESG
3 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.54%) Semantic Web
4 3 (2.65%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.65%) User Experience
5 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.77%) Neural Network
5 2 (1.77%) Ontologies
5 2 (1.77%) Remote Sensing
5 2 (1.77%) Statistics
5 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.40%) Linux
2 18 (15.93%) Windows
3 9 (7.96%) Mac OS X
3 9 (7.96%) Unix
4 8 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.31%) CentOS
5 6 (5.31%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.54%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Android
8 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.51%) Migration
3 29 (25.66%) DevOps
4 25 (22.12%) Scrum
5 20 (17.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (13.27%) Configuration Management
7 15 (13.27%) OO
7 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
8 13 (11.50%) TDD
9 11 (9.73%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (9.73%) Microservices
10 8 (7.08%) BDD
10 8 (7.08%) ITIL
11 7 (6.19%) OOD
11 7 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (6.19%) Web Design
12 6 (5.31%) High Availability
12 6 (5.31%) UML
13 5 (4.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (63.72%) Java
2 52 (46.02%) JavaScript
3 41 (36.28%) SQL
4 26 (23.01%) Python
5 19 (16.81%) Groovy
6 15 (13.27%) Ruby
7 8 (7.08%) PL/SQL
7 8 (7.08%) Scala
8 6 (5.31%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.42%) C
10 4 (3.54%) C#
10 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.65%) Perl
11 3 (2.65%) PHP
12 2 (1.77%) Clojure
12 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.88%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.88%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 47 (41.59%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.58%) SC Cleared
3 20 (17.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 15 (13.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.77%) CCNA
6 2 (1.77%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.77%) Degree
6 2 (1.77%) MCSE
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.88%) CCIE
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.65%) QA
3 2 (1.77%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (38.94%) Docker
2 9 (7.96%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.42%) LXC
4 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.54%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.77%) Shibboleth
5 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) Ansible
2 4 (3.54%) Nagios
2 4 (3.54%) OSSEC
2 4 (3.54%) Terraform
3 3 (2.65%) Oozie
4 2 (1.77%) Kibana
4 2 (1.77%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.77%) OpenSSO
4 2 (1.77%) Puppet
4 2 (1.77%) Sun Identity Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.88%) Icinga
5 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
1 12 (10.62%) Oracle
2 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.54%) New Relic
4 3 (2.65%) Black Duck
4 3 (2.65%) Cisco
4 3 (2.65%) Cloudera
4 3 (2.65%) Google
4 3 (2.65%) IBM
4 3 (2.65%) VMware
4 3 (2.65%) webMethods
5 2 (1.77%) 3PAR
5 2 (1.77%) Facebook
5 2 (1.77%) ForgeRock
5 2 (1.77%) HP
5 2 (1.77%) i2
5 2 (1.77%) Sophos
5 2 (1.77%) Sun
5 2 (1.77%) Veeam
6 1 (0.88%) F5
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