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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 83 75 101
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Contract jobs citing Open Source 66 74 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.21% 2.29% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 3.05% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 22
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £645 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.09% +80.89%
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
2426 2423 1900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.06% 75.09% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1592 1196
Average daily rate £380 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% +9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 109 99
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -22 25 £350 -15.15% 10
Wiltshire +6 18 £350 -3.44% 3
Gloucestershire +18 7 £500 - 5
Somerset - 5 £375 - 2
Dorset +7 4 £450 - 5
Devon -15 1 - - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 70 (55.56%) Java
2 64 (50.79%) SQL
2 64 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (41.27%) Linux
4 46 (36.51%) Security Cleared
5 42 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 40 (31.75%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (28.57%) Python
8 35 (27.78%) ETL
9 33 (26.19%) Web Services
10 31 (24.60%) Ruby
10 31 (24.60%) NoSQL
11 29 (23.02%) Unit Testing
11 29 (23.02%) Configuration Management
12 27 (21.43%) Unix
12 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
13 26 (20.63%) MongoDB
13 26 (20.63%) JUnit
13 26 (20.63%) Git (software)
14 25 (19.84%) Elasticsearch
15 24 (19.05%) DevOps
15 24 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
15 24 (19.05%) Migration
16 23 (18.25%) CSS
16 23 (18.25%) Relational Database
17 22 (17.46%) .NET
18 21 (16.67%) SQL Server
18 21 (16.67%) DV Cleared
19 20 (15.87%) Subversion
19 20 (15.87%) Ruby on Rails

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (19.84%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (14.29%) Apache
3 12 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.14%) Apache Solr
5 8 (6.35%) nginx
6 6 (4.76%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.97%) Confluence
8 4 (3.17%) Node.js
8 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.38%) CMS
9 3 (2.38%) Jetty
9 3 (2.38%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.59%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.59%) IIS
10 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.79%) ATG Dynamo
11 1 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (12.70%) GitHub
3 11 (8.73%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
4 9 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.59%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.59%) Google Apps
6 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.59%) IaaS
6 2 (1.59%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.08%) HTTP
2 9 (7.14%) LDAP
3 8 (6.35%) SSL
3 8 (6.35%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.97%) DHCP
4 5 (3.97%) DNS
4 5 (3.97%) IPsec
5 4 (3.17%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.38%) FTP
6 3 (2.38%) Internet
6 3 (2.38%) VoIP
7 2 (1.59%) IPv6
7 2 (1.59%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.59%) OSPF
7 2 (1.59%) SAN
7 2 (1.59%) SSH
8 1 (0.79%) Network Security
8 1 (0.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.75%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (24.60%) NoSQL
3 26 (20.63%) MongoDB
4 23 (18.25%) Relational Database
5 21 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 17 (13.49%) Big Data
7 12 (9.52%) MySQL
8 10 (7.94%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (7.14%) GIS
10 8 (6.35%) QGIS
11 7 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (5.56%) Hadoop
12 4 (3.17%) Redis
13 2 (1.59%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.59%) Neo4j
13 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.59%) OrientDB
14 1 (0.79%) Impala
Development Applications
1 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 26 (20.63%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.63%) JUnit
3 20 (15.87%) Subversion
4 16 (12.70%) Cucumber
4 16 (12.70%) Selenium
5 15 (11.90%) RSpec
6 13 (10.32%) Capybara
6 13 (10.32%) git-flow
7 7 (5.56%) JIRA
7 7 (5.56%) Maven
7 7 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (4.76%) Gerrit
8 6 (4.76%) Grunt
9 4 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.17%) gulp
10 3 (2.38%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (2.38%) ClearCase
10 3 (2.38%) GitLab
10 3 (2.38%) Gradle
General
1 20 (15.87%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Banking
3 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.38%) Military
5 2 (1.59%) Back Office
5 2 (1.59%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (59.52%) Developer
2 35 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.90%) Ruby Developer
4 10 (7.94%) Analyst
4 10 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (7.14%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Administrator
7 7 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) DBA
9 5 (3.97%) Architect
9 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 4 (3.17%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Digital Developer
10 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 4 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.38%) DevOps Specialist
11 3 (2.38%) Digital Analyst
11 3 (2.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.19%) Web Services
2 23 (18.25%) CSS
3 22 (17.46%) .NET
4 20 (15.87%) Ruby on Rails
5 18 (14.29%) HTML
5 18 (14.29%) Sass
6 15 (11.90%) J2EE
6 15 (11.90%) XML
7 13 (10.32%) Spring
8 12 (9.52%) XSLT
9 10 (7.94%) Hibernate
10 9 (7.14%) JMS
11 8 (6.35%) PostGIS
11 8 (6.35%) RESTful
12 7 (5.56%) ELK Stack
12 7 (5.56%) Middleware
13 5 (3.97%) .NET Framework
13 5 (3.97%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (3.97%) Apache Camel
13 5 (3.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.90%) Visualisation
3 9 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.56%) iPad
5 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.38%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.38%) VLE
7 2 (1.59%) CESG
7 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.59%) Replication
7 2 (1.59%) Wiki
8 1 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (41.27%) Linux
2 27 (21.43%) Unix
3 15 (11.90%) Mac OS X
4 7 (5.56%) CentOS
5 6 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.76%) Windows
6 4 (3.17%) Fedora
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.59%) CoreOS
8 2 (1.59%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.78%) ETL
3 29 (23.02%) Configuration Management
3 29 (23.02%) Unit Testing
4 24 (19.05%) DevOps
4 24 (19.05%) Migration
5 20 (15.87%) SOA
6 19 (15.08%) Data Migration
7 18 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (12.70%) Analytics
8 16 (12.70%) Web Design
9 15 (11.90%) Data Modelling
9 15 (11.90%) OO
9 15 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 15 (11.90%) Web Development
10 14 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (10.32%) Data Management
11 13 (10.32%) Integration Testing
11 13 (10.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 70 (55.56%) Java
2 64 (50.79%) SQL
3 42 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 36 (28.57%) Python
5 31 (24.60%) Ruby
6 19 (15.08%) Scala
7 14 (11.11%) C#
8 13 (10.32%) C++
9 12 (9.52%) Perl
10 11 (8.73%) PL/SQL
11 10 (7.94%) C
12 9 (7.14%) Bash Shell
12 9 (7.14%) PHP
13 3 (2.38%) Lua
13 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.79%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 46 (36.51%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 11 (8.73%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.38%) Degree
5 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.59%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CCNA
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) MCSE
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.59%) JSP 440
1 2 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.76%) KVM
3 5 (3.97%) Docker
3 5 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.17%) vCloud
5 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.59%) Btrfs
6 2 (1.59%) iptables
6 2 (1.59%) LXC
6 2 (1.59%) Snort
6 2 (1.59%) Squid
6 2 (1.59%) Varnish
6 2 (1.59%) Xen
7 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (15.08%) Puppet
2 16 (12.70%) Ansible
3 9 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.97%) Nagios
5 4 (3.17%) Ganglia
5 4 (3.17%) Graphite
5 4 (3.17%) Kibana
5 4 (3.17%) Riemann
6 2 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.59%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.59%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.59%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.59%) Nessus
6 2 (1.59%) systemd
7 1 (0.79%) logstash
7 1 (0.79%) Oozie
7 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.79%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (11.11%) VMware
2 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.14%) Tableau
4 8 (6.35%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.35%) Splunk
5 6 (4.76%) Google
6 5 (3.97%) Cisco
7 4 (3.17%) HP
8 3 (2.38%) Blackboard
8 3 (2.38%) CA
8 3 (2.38%) Oracle
8 3 (2.38%) Veeam
9 2 (1.59%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.59%) ESRI
9 2 (1.59%) Percona
9 2 (1.59%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.59%) Sun
10 1 (0.79%) BMC
10 1 (0.79%) i2
10 1 (0.79%) Intel
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago