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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 108 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 30 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 1.56% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 2.01% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 43
Median daily rate £388 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.61%
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
2269 2392 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.32% 77.89% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1541 1577
Median daily rate £388 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 97 112
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Gloucestershire +12 11 £413 +18.70% 3
Bristol -20 9 £363 -3.33% 7
Wiltshire +2 3 £325 -23.52%
Dorset -5 2 £450 -
Somerset -2 1 - - 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 58 (61.70%) Java
2 55 (58.51%) SQL
3 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (38.30%) Security Cleared
5 35 (37.23%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (34.04%) JavaScript
6 32 (34.04%) Linux
6 32 (34.04%) Ruby
7 30 (31.91%) ETL
7 30 (31.91%) Relational Database
8 26 (27.66%) Scala
9 25 (26.60%) MongoDB
9 25 (26.60%) CSS
10 24 (25.53%) NoSQL
11 23 (24.47%) JUnit
12 22 (23.40%) Elasticsearch
13 21 (22.34%) Migration
13 21 (22.34%) Python
13 21 (22.34%) Spring
13 21 (22.34%) Unit Testing
14 20 (21.28%) Ruby on Rails
14 20 (21.28%) HTML
14 20 (21.28%) Sass
15 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
15 19 (20.21%) MySQL
15 19 (20.21%) Data Migration
15 19 (20.21%) Responsive Web Design
16 18 (19.15%) DV Cleared
16 18 (19.15%) Web Development
16 18 (19.15%) Jenkins

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 22 (23.40%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (18.09%) Apache
3 12 (12.77%) Confluence
4 11 (11.70%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.32%) Apache Solr
6 4 (4.26%) CMS
6 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.19%) Drupal
7 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.19%) WordPress
8 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.06%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.06%) ATG Dynamo
9 1 (1.06%) GeoServer
9 1 (1.06%) Jetty
9 1 (1.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.09%) GitHub
2 11 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.38%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (6.38%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.02%) HTTP
2 3 (3.19%) VoIP
3 2 (2.13%) LAN
3 2 (2.13%) Network Security
3 2 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (1.06%) DHCP
4 1 (1.06%) DNS
4 1 (1.06%) FTP
4 1 (1.06%) IPsec
4 1 (1.06%) LDAP
4 1 (1.06%) SNMP
4 1 (1.06%) SSL
4 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (37.23%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (31.91%) Relational Database
3 25 (26.60%) MongoDB
4 24 (25.53%) NoSQL
5 19 (20.21%) MySQL
5 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
6 16 (17.02%) Big Data
7 10 (10.64%) Neo4j
8 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
8 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (9.57%) OrientDB
9 7 (7.45%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (4.26%) GIS
11 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
12 3 (3.19%) QGIS
13 2 (2.13%) Apache Accumulo
14 1 (1.06%) IBM InfoSphere
14 1 (1.06%) Impala
Development Applications
1 23 (24.47%) JUnit
2 18 (19.15%) Jenkins
3 17 (18.09%) Cucumber
3 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
4 16 (17.02%) Subversion
5 15 (15.96%) Capybara
5 15 (15.96%) git-flow
5 15 (15.96%) RSpec
6 13 (13.83%) JIRA
7 9 (9.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (9.57%) Bitbucket
8 6 (6.38%) Maven
8 6 (6.38%) Selenium
9 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.13%) EasyMock
10 2 (2.13%) Gradle
10 2 (2.13%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.06%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.19%) Military
4 2 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (62.77%) Developer
2 23 (24.47%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.89%) Ruby Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Administrator
5 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 6 (6.38%) Lead Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Data Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) DBA
7 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 4 (4.26%) Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Digital Developer
8 4 (4.26%) MySQL Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.19%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.60%) CSS
2 21 (22.34%) Spring
3 20 (21.28%) HTML
3 20 (21.28%) Ruby on Rails
3 20 (21.28%) Sass
4 15 (15.96%) Web Services
5 10 (10.64%) Java EE
6 9 (9.57%) EJB
6 9 (9.57%) JSF
7 8 (8.51%) .NET
7 8 (8.51%) jQuery
7 8 (8.51%) RESTful
7 8 (8.51%) XML
8 5 (5.32%) J2EE
8 5 (5.32%) XSLT
9 4 (4.26%) JAX-WS
9 4 (4.26%) JPA
9 4 (4.26%) JSP
9 4 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (4.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.96%) Visualisation
3 9 (9.57%) Wiki
4 7 (7.45%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.26%) VLE
6 2 (2.13%) CESG
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) VHDL
7 1 (1.06%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.04%) Linux
2 17 (18.09%) Unix
3 16 (17.02%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.26%) Windows
5 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.91%) ETL
3 21 (22.34%) Migration
3 21 (22.34%) Unit Testing
4 19 (20.21%) Data Migration
4 19 (20.21%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (19.15%) Web Development
6 17 (18.09%) OO
7 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
8 15 (15.96%) Integration Testing
8 15 (15.96%) OOD
8 15 (15.96%) Web Design
9 14 (14.89%) Scrum
10 13 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (13.83%) DevOps
10 13 (13.83%) Service Delivery
11 12 (12.77%) Data Modelling
11 12 (12.77%) Software Engineering
12 10 (10.64%) Analytics
12 10 (10.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 58 (61.70%) Java
2 55 (58.51%) SQL
3 32 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 32 (34.04%) Ruby
4 26 (27.66%) Scala
5 21 (22.34%) Python
6 10 (10.64%) PL/SQL
7 8 (8.51%) PHP
8 7 (7.45%) C
9 5 (5.32%) C++
10 2 (2.13%) C#
10 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.06%) Go
11 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (38.30%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.15%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) ISEB
4 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.06%) CCNA
5 1 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.06%) CISSP
5 1 (1.06%) CLAS
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) Docker
3 1 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Puppet
2 3 (3.19%) Ansible
3 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.06%) logstash
4 1 (1.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.06%) Oozie
4 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.06%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) Oracle
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.38%) Tableau
4 5 (5.32%) Cisco
4 5 (5.32%) HP
4 5 (5.32%) VMware
5 4 (4.26%) Blackboard
6 3 (3.19%) Veeam
7 2 (2.13%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.13%) Google
7 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.06%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.06%) ATG
8 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.06%) IBM
8 1 (1.06%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.06%) Sophos
8 1 (1.06%) Splunk
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