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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / South West
Rank 93 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 48 71 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.80% 2.35% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.89% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 50
Median daily rate £410 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £341 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £460 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2202 2460 2515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.44% 81.51% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1679 1650
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 £266 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 122 88
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.80 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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 25 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
Devon +21 23 £490 - 3
Wiltshire -5 7 £319 -8.92% 1
Somerset +4 5 £266 -29.20% 2
Dorset +6 4 £494 +9.77% 1
Bristol -20 4 £420 +20.00% 12
Gloucestershire -8 2 £390 -2.50% 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 75 (72.12%) Java
2 50 (48.08%) Jenkins
3 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
4 46 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (39.42%) SQL
6 40 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 39 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 39 (37.50%) Docker
8 38 (36.54%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (36.54%) XML
9 35 (33.65%) Linux
10 33 (31.73%) Spring
11 32 (30.77%) Migration
12 31 (29.81%) RabbitMQ
13 29 (27.88%) Grails
14 28 (26.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 26 (25.00%) DevOps
16 24 (23.08%) Gradle
17 23 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (22.12%) Python
18 21 (20.19%) HTML
18 21 (20.19%) Configuration Management
18 21 (20.19%) SC Cleared
19 20 (19.23%) Hibernate
19 20 (19.23%) HTTP
20 19 (18.27%) Groovy
20 19 (18.27%) Continuous Delivery
21 18 (17.31%) BPSS Clearance
21 18 (17.31%) NoSQL
22 17 (16.35%) Amazon AWS

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 (11.54%) Confluence
2 11 (10.58%) Apache
3 8 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.73%) JBoss
5 6 (5.77%) IIS
5 6 (5.77%) Jetty
5 6 (5.77%) Mongrel
5 6 (5.77%) nginx
5 6 (5.77%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.88%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.92%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.96%) Drupal
8 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.35%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.65%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (8.65%) GitHub
3 5 (4.81%) Google App Engine
3 5 (4.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (3.85%) Route 53
4 4 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (2.88%) PaaS
6 2 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.23%) HTTP
2 11 (10.58%) SSL
2 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.69%) DNS
4 6 (5.77%) VPN
5 5 (4.81%) DHCP
5 5 (4.81%) FTP
5 5 (4.81%) IPsec
6 2 (1.92%) Internet
6 2 (1.92%) SAN
6 2 (1.92%) VoIP
6 2 (1.92%) Wireless
7 1 (0.96%) ATM
7 1 (0.96%) DSL
7 1 (0.96%) ISDN
7 1 (0.96%) LAN
7 1 (0.96%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.96%) SONET
7 1 (0.96%) WAN
7 1 (0.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.54%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (17.31%) NoSQL
3 16 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 13 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.65%) Big Data
6 7 (6.73%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (6.73%) Neo4j
6 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
7 6 (5.77%) Hadoop
7 6 (5.77%) MySQL
8 4 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.88%) QGIS
10 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.92%) OrientDB
11 1 (0.96%) GIS
11 1 (0.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 50 (48.08%) Jenkins
2 40 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 28 (26.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 24 (23.08%) Gradle
5 13 (12.50%) JIRA
6 10 (9.62%) Bitbucket
7 8 (7.69%) Artifactory
7 8 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 8 (7.69%) Maven
7 8 (7.69%) SonarQube
8 7 (6.73%) Selenium
9 6 (5.77%) Travis CI
10 5 (4.81%) Ant
10 5 (4.81%) JUnit
10 5 (4.81%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (3.85%) SoapUI
11 4 (3.85%) Vagrant
11 4 (3.85%) WebDriver
12 3 (2.88%) Hudson
12 3 (2.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Back Office
3 2 (1.92%) Marketing
3 2 (1.92%) Military
4 1 (0.96%) Advertising
4 1 (0.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Electronics
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (61.54%) Developer
2 39 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 9 (8.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (6.73%) Software Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Architect
7 4 (3.85%) Java Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.88%) C# Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Consultant
8 3 (2.88%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Python Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (1.92%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.54%) XML
2 33 (31.73%) Spring
3 31 (29.81%) RabbitMQ
4 29 (27.88%) Grails
5 21 (20.19%) HTML
6 20 (19.23%) Hibernate
7 15 (14.42%) REST
8 14 (13.46%) .NET
9 13 (12.50%) JSON
10 12 (11.54%) Web Services
11 11 (10.58%) CSS
12 10 (9.62%) HTML5
12 10 (9.62%) JPA
13 9 (8.65%) Dropwizard
14 8 (7.69%) J2EE
15 7 (6.73%) AngularJS
15 7 (6.73%) JAX-RS
16 6 (5.77%) EJB
16 6 (5.77%) Flask
16 6 (5.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) NHS
2 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.85%) CESG
2 4 (3.85%) User Experience
3 3 (2.88%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.88%) Wiki
4 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.96%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.96%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.65%) Linux
2 13 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (8.65%) Mac OS X
3 9 (8.65%) Unix
3 9 (8.65%) Windows
4 5 (4.81%) CentOS
5 4 (3.85%) CoreOS
5 4 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) Android
7 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.77%) Migration
3 26 (25.00%) DevOps
4 23 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (20.19%) Configuration Management
6 19 (18.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (16.35%) Scrum
8 16 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
9 14 (13.46%) TDD
10 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 11 (10.58%) OO
12 10 (9.62%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (8.65%) BDD
14 7 (6.73%) ITIL
14 7 (6.73%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (6.73%) Web Design
15 5 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (4.81%) Load Balancing
15 5 (4.81%) OOD
15 5 (4.81%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 75 (72.12%) Java
2 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
3 41 (39.42%) SQL
4 23 (22.12%) Python
5 19 (18.27%) Groovy
6 16 (15.38%) Ruby
7 7 (6.73%) Scala
8 6 (5.77%) C#
8 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.81%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.81%) C
10 4 (3.85%) Perl
11 3 (2.88%) C++
11 3 (2.88%) Clojure
11 3 (2.88%) PHP
11 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (20.19%) SC Cleared
3 18 (17.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.92%) CCNA
6 2 (1.92%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.92%) MCSE
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.96%) CCIE
7 1 (0.96%) Degree
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.85%) QA
3 2 (1.92%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (37.50%) Docker
2 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.81%) LXC
3 5 (4.81%) Xen
4 4 (3.85%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.96%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) Puppet
2 8 (7.69%) Ansible
3 4 (3.85%) Nagios
3 4 (3.85%) OSSEC
3 4 (3.85%) Terraform
4 2 (1.92%) Oozie
4 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.96%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.96%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.96%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) Oracle
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.65%) VMware
4 7 (6.73%) Google
4 7 (6.73%) IBM
5 4 (3.85%) New Relic
5 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.88%) Black Duck
6 3 (2.88%) Cisco
6 3 (2.88%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.88%) HP
7 2 (1.92%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.92%) Sophos
7 2 (1.92%) Veeam
8 1 (0.96%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.96%) F5
8 1 (0.96%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.96%) Juniper
8 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
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