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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 85 98 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 57 54 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.04% 1.69% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.09% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 37
Median daily rate £450 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £307 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
2222 2588 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.53% 80.98% 76.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1510 1811 1684
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 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 106 125
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £25.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Devon +16 18 £475 -5.00%
Wiltshire +7 14 £475 +54.47% 1
Bristol +3 8 £401 +14.42% 8
Gloucestershire -2 8 £450 -5.26% 3
Dorset - 3 £494 - 3
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 71 (60.17%) Java
2 56 (47.46%) Security Cleared
3 52 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (41.53%) JavaScript
5 45 (38.14%) Jenkins
6 44 (37.29%) Docker
7 43 (36.44%) PostgreSQL
8 39 (33.05%) Migration
8 39 (33.05%) SQL
8 39 (33.05%) Linux
9 37 (31.36%) Git (software)
10 36 (30.51%) Spring
10 36 (30.51%) XML
11 32 (27.12%) DevOps
12 31 (26.27%) RabbitMQ
13 30 (25.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 29 (24.58%) SC Cleared
14 29 (24.58%) Grails
15 24 (20.34%) Gradle
16 22 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (18.64%) Scrum
17 21 (17.80%) MongoDB
18 20 (16.95%) Hibernate
18 20 (16.95%) Python
19 19 (16.10%) Windows
19 19 (16.10%) Groovy
19 19 (16.10%) DV Cleared
19 19 (16.10%) BPSS Clearance
20 18 (15.25%) Continuous Delivery
20 18 (15.25%) Web Services

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 (12.71%) Confluence
2 7 (5.93%) Apache
3 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.69%) CMS
4 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.69%) IIS
4 2 (1.69%) Moodle
4 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.69%) nginx
4 2 (1.69%) WordPress
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.78%) PaaS
4 7 (5.93%) GitHub
4 7 (5.93%) IaaS
5 4 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (3.39%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (3.39%) Route 53
5 4 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.54%) SaaS
7 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.71%) HTTP
2 6 (5.08%) SSL
2 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.08%) VPN
3 3 (2.54%) Internet
4 2 (1.69%) DNS
4 2 (1.69%) SAN
4 2 (1.69%) VoIP
4 2 (1.69%) Wireless
5 1 (0.85%) ATM
5 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.85%) Frame Relay
5 1 (0.85%) ISDN
5 1 (0.85%) LAN
5 1 (0.85%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.85%) VLAN
5 1 (0.85%) WAN
5 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (36.44%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (17.80%) MongoDB
3 15 (12.71%) Big Data
3 15 (12.71%) NoSQL
3 15 (12.71%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.32%) Neo4j
5 10 (8.47%) MySQL
6 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
7 6 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (5.08%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.39%) OrientDB
8 4 (3.39%) SQLite
9 2 (1.69%) GIS
10 1 (0.85%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 45 (38.14%) Jenkins
2 37 (31.36%) Git (software)
3 30 (25.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 24 (20.34%) Gradle
5 15 (12.71%) JIRA
6 9 (7.63%) Bitbucket
7 8 (6.78%) Artifactory
7 8 (6.78%) Maven
7 8 (6.78%) SonarQube
8 7 (5.93%) JUnit
8 7 (5.93%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (4.24%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (4.24%) Vagrant
10 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.54%) Hudson
12 2 (1.69%) Capybara
12 2 (1.69%) RSpec
12 2 (1.69%) Sahi
12 2 (1.69%) TestComplete
12 2 (1.69%) WATIR
General
1 12 (10.17%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Military
3 3 (2.54%) Back Office
3 3 (2.54%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Electronics
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (51.69%) Developer
2 37 (31.36%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.32%) Architect
4 10 (8.47%) Software Engineer
5 7 (5.93%) Azure Consultant
5 7 (5.93%) Consultant
5 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.08%) Data Architect
6 6 (5.08%) Java Engineer
6 6 (5.08%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.24%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Android Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Data Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Database Architect
8 4 (3.39%) DevOps Consultant
8 4 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.51%) Spring
1 36 (30.51%) XML
2 31 (26.27%) RabbitMQ
3 29 (24.58%) Grails
4 20 (16.95%) Hibernate
5 18 (15.25%) HTML
5 18 (15.25%) Web Services
6 16 (13.56%) JSON
7 12 (10.17%) REST
8 11 (9.32%) CSS
9 10 (8.47%) JPA
10 9 (7.63%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.63%) Dropwizard
11 8 (6.78%) .NET
11 8 (6.78%) EJB
11 8 (6.78%) Java EE
12 7 (5.93%) HTML5
12 7 (5.93%) JAX-RS
13 6 (5.08%) CSS3
14 5 (4.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) NHS
2 11 (9.32%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.08%) Semantic Web
4 5 (4.24%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (4.24%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.24%) User Experience
4 5 (4.24%) Wiki
5 4 (3.39%) CESG
5 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.54%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.69%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.69%) Neural Network
7 2 (1.69%) Remote Sensing
7 2 (1.69%) SCORM
7 2 (1.69%) Statistics
7 2 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.05%) Linux
2 19 (16.10%) Windows
3 9 (7.63%) Mac OS X
3 9 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.63%) Unix
4 6 (5.08%) CentOS
4 6 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.24%) Android
6 4 (3.39%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.05%) Migration
3 32 (27.12%) DevOps
4 22 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (18.64%) Scrum
5 18 (15.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (14.41%) Microservices
7 16 (13.56%) Software Engineering
7 16 (13.56%) TDD
8 15 (12.71%) Configuration Management
9 11 (9.32%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (9.32%) High Availability
9 11 (9.32%) ITIL
9 11 (9.32%) OO
10 7 (5.93%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.93%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.93%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (5.93%) Web Design
11 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 71 (60.17%) Java
2 49 (41.53%) JavaScript
3 39 (33.05%) SQL
4 20 (16.95%) Python
5 19 (16.10%) Groovy
6 15 (12.71%) Ruby
7 8 (6.78%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.78%) Scala
8 6 (5.08%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.24%) C
9 5 (4.24%) C#
10 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.54%) Perl
11 3 (2.54%) PHP
12 2 (1.69%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.69%) Clojure
12 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 56 (47.46%) Security Cleared
2 29 (24.58%) SC Cleared
3 19 (16.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 19 (16.10%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) Degree
5 3 (2.54%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.69%) CCNA
6 2 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.69%) MCSE
6 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.85%) CCIE
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.54%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.69%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (37.29%) Docker
2 9 (7.63%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.24%) LXC
4 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.39%) Shibboleth
4 4 (3.39%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) Ansible
2 4 (3.39%) Nagios
2 4 (3.39%) OpenAM
2 4 (3.39%) OpenSSO
2 4 (3.39%) OSSEC
2 4 (3.39%) Sun Identity Manager
2 4 (3.39%) Terraform
3 3 (2.54%) Puppet
4 2 (1.69%) Kibana
4 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.85%) Icinga
5 1 (0.85%) Oozie
5 1 (0.85%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.17%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.39%) ForgeRock
4 4 (3.39%) New Relic
4 4 (3.39%) Sun
5 3 (2.54%) Black Duck
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco
5 3 (2.54%) Google
5 3 (2.54%) IBM
5 3 (2.54%) VMware
5 3 (2.54%) webMethods
6 2 (1.69%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.69%) Adobe
6 2 (1.69%) Facebook
6 2 (1.69%) HP
6 2 (1.69%) i2
6 2 (1.69%) Sophos
6 2 (1.69%) Veeam
7 1 (0.85%) F5
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