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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 102 79 97
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing Open Source 37 65 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.24% 2.11% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 2.72% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 52 40
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £348 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £545 £578
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 £42.50 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -40.14%
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
2320 2390 2400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.83% 77.62% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1624 1603
Median daily rate £388 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 105 123
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £33.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +1 9 £375 +15.38% 2
Bristol -16 9 £450 +2.85% 19
Devon -8 8 £383 -10.00% 2
Gloucestershire -2 5 £513 +47.48%
Somerset +6 4 £375 -25.00% 8
Dorset -7 2 £550 +10.00% 3
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 60 (61.22%) Java
2 46 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (41.84%) SQL
4 40 (40.82%) JavaScript
5 35 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 31 (31.63%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (30.61%) CSS
7 30 (30.61%) Linux
8 28 (28.57%) Ruby
9 27 (27.55%) HTML
10 26 (26.53%) Relational Database
11 25 (25.51%) MongoDB
12 24 (24.49%) Spring
13 23 (23.47%) Scala
13 23 (23.47%) ETL
14 20 (20.41%) NoSQL
14 20 (20.41%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (19.39%) JUnit
15 19 (19.39%) Web Services
16 18 (18.37%) Python
16 18 (18.37%) Migration
16 18 (18.37%) Jenkins
17 17 (17.35%) Responsive Web Design
17 17 (17.35%) Sass
17 17 (17.35%) Apache
17 17 (17.35%) MySQL
17 17 (17.35%) Visualisation
17 17 (17.35%) Git (software)
17 17 (17.35%) Ruby on Rails
17 17 (17.35%) Unit Testing

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 20 (20.41%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (17.35%) Apache
3 10 (10.20%) Confluence
3 10 (10.20%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.10%) Apache Solr
5 4 (4.08%) CMS
6 3 (3.06%) Drupal
6 3 (3.06%) WordPress
7 2 (2.04%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.02%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (1.02%) GeoServer
8 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.02%) nginx
8 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) GitHub
2 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.08%) SaaS
4 3 (3.06%) IaaS
4 3 (3.06%) PaaS
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (1.02%) Network Security
3 1 (1.02%) SAN
3 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.63%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (26.53%) Relational Database
3 25 (25.51%) MongoDB
4 20 (20.41%) NoSQL
5 17 (17.35%) MySQL
6 14 (14.29%) Big Data
6 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 12 (12.24%) Neo4j
8 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database
8 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (8.16%) OrientDB
9 4 (4.08%) GIS
10 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.06%) QGIS
10 3 (3.06%) SQLite
11 2 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (2.04%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.04%) Spatial Data
12 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (19.39%) JUnit
2 18 (18.37%) Jenkins
3 17 (17.35%) Git (software)
4 15 (15.31%) Cucumber
5 14 (14.29%) Subversion
6 13 (13.27%) Capybara
6 13 (13.27%) git-flow
6 13 (13.27%) RSpec
7 11 (11.22%) JIRA
8 9 (9.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (8.16%) Bitbucket
10 6 (6.12%) Maven
11 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
11 4 (4.08%) Selenium
12 3 (3.06%) Gradle
13 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
13 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
13 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
14 1 (1.02%) EasyMock
14 1 (1.02%) JBehave
General
1 5 (5.10%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Back Office
2 2 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.02%) Advertising
3 1 (1.02%) Automotive
3 1 (1.02%) Electronics
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.02%) Publishing
3 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (59.18%) Developer
2 21 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.20%) Administrator
3 10 (10.20%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (10.20%) Software Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Architect
5 7 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Big Data Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Data Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) DBA
6 5 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.10%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 4 (4.08%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Digital Developer
7 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.61%) CSS
2 27 (27.55%) HTML
3 24 (24.49%) Spring
4 19 (19.39%) Web Services
5 17 (17.35%) Ruby on Rails
5 17 (17.35%) Sass
6 13 (13.27%) Dropwizard
7 11 (11.22%) AngularJS
7 11 (11.22%) Dojo
7 11 (11.22%) RESTful
8 10 (10.20%) HTML5
9 9 (9.18%) CSS3
10 8 (8.16%) EJB
10 8 (8.16%) Java EE
10 8 (8.16%) jQuery
10 8 (8.16%) JSF
11 7 (7.14%) XML
12 5 (5.10%) .NET
12 5 (5.10%) J2EE
12 5 (5.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Visualisation
2 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.16%) Wiki
4 6 (6.12%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (5.10%) User Experience
6 4 (4.08%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.08%) Semantic Web
6 4 (4.08%) VLE
7 3 (3.06%) NHS
8 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.02%) VHDL
9 1 (1.02%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.61%) Linux
2 14 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 14 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (3.06%) Android
4 2 (2.04%) CentOS
4 2 (2.04%) Windows
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.47%) ETL
3 18 (18.37%) Migration
4 17 (17.35%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (17.35%) Unit Testing
5 16 (16.33%) Data Migration
5 16 (16.33%) DevOps
5 16 (16.33%) Web Development
6 15 (15.31%) OO
6 15 (15.31%) Scrum
7 14 (14.29%) OOD
7 14 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 13 (13.27%) Configuration Management
8 13 (13.27%) Integration Testing
8 13 (13.27%) Web Design
9 12 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (12.24%) Data Modelling
9 12 (12.24%) Service Delivery
10 11 (11.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 60 (61.22%) Java
2 41 (41.84%) SQL
3 40 (40.82%) JavaScript
4 28 (28.57%) Ruby
5 23 (23.47%) Scala
6 18 (18.37%) Python
7 10 (10.20%) PHP
8 8 (8.16%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.12%) C
10 3 (3.06%) C++
11 1 (1.02%) C#
11 1 (1.02%) Go
11 1 (1.02%) Groovy
11 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.27%) DV Cleared
3 11 (11.22%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.10%) Degree
5 4 (4.08%) BC Cleared
6 3 (3.06%) ISEB
7 1 (1.02%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.02%) CISSP
7 1 (1.02%) CLAS
7 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) ISO 14001
1 3 (3.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.02%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.02%) vCloud
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Puppet
2 4 (4.08%) Ansible
3 2 (2.04%) OpenAM
3 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.02%) Mesos
4 1 (1.02%) Nagios
4 1 (1.02%) Oozie
4 1 (1.02%) OpenSSO
4 1 (1.02%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (10.20%) Oracle
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.08%) Blackboard
3 4 (4.08%) VMware
4 2 (2.04%) ForgeRock
4 2 (2.04%) Google
4 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.04%) SAP
4 2 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (1.02%) ATG
5 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco
5 1 (1.02%) HP
5 1 (1.02%) IBM
5 1 (1.02%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.02%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.02%) Sun
5 1 (1.02%) Veeam
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