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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 101 85 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs citing Open Source 44 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 2.03% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 2.61% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 34
Median daily rate £438 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £546 £593
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 £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
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
2385 2486 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.20% 77.52% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1660 1579
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 114 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £18.89 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +2 13 £438 +25.00%
Bristol -17 11 £450 -2.70% 10
Devon -6 8 £383 -15.00% 1
Somerset +19 7 £375 -16.20% 4
Gloucestershire -2 3 £475 +11.76% 7
Dorset -4 1 £550 +10.00% 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (50.00%) Java
3 33 (41.25%) Security Cleared
4 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 28 (35.00%) Linux
6 21 (26.25%) DevOps
7 20 (25.00%) HTML
7 20 (25.00%) SQL
8 19 (23.75%) MySQL
8 19 (23.75%) CSS
8 19 (23.75%) Scrum
9 18 (22.50%) Web Services
10 17 (21.25%) Apache
10 17 (21.25%) Spring
10 17 (21.25%) Scala
10 17 (21.25%) MongoDB
10 17 (21.25%) Big Data
11 16 (20.00%) Ruby
11 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 15 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (18.75%) Relational Database
13 14 (17.50%) Jenkins
13 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
13 14 (17.50%) Neo4j
13 14 (17.50%) DV Cleared
14 13 (16.25%) Visualisation
14 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
14 13 (16.25%) Microservices
15 12 (15.00%) ITIL
15 12 (15.00%) HTML5

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 17 (21.25%) Apache
2 11 (13.75%) Confluence
3 8 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (7.50%) CMS
5 5 (6.25%) WordPress
6 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.75%) Drupal
6 3 (3.75%) nginx
7 2 (2.50%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.50%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.50%) IIS
7 2 (2.50%) Moodle
7 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.25%) GeoServer
8 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) GitHub
2 8 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.00%) SaaS
5 3 (3.75%) IaaS
5 3 (3.75%) PaaS
6 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) LAN
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) Network Security
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) MySQL
2 17 (21.25%) Big Data
2 17 (21.25%) MongoDB
3 15 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 14 (17.50%) Neo4j
5 9 (11.25%) NoSQL
5 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
5 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (11.25%) OrientDB
6 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.00%) SQLite
7 3 (3.75%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (3.75%) GIS
7 3 (3.75%) QGIS
8 2 (2.50%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.50%) Spatial Data
9 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.00%) JIRA
3 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (12.50%) JUnit
5 9 (11.25%) Bitbucket
6 8 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 7 (8.75%) Subversion
8 6 (7.50%) Capybara
8 6 (7.50%) git-flow
8 6 (7.50%) RSpec
9 5 (6.25%) Maven
10 3 (3.75%) Selenium
10 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.50%) Gradle
11 2 (2.50%) Grunt
11 2 (2.50%) gulp
11 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.25%) GitLab
General
1 2 (2.50%) Finance
1 2 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (1.25%) Advertising
2 1 (1.25%) Automotive
2 1 (1.25%) Back Office
2 1 (1.25%) Electronics
2 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.25%) Publishing
2 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (48.75%) Developer
2 13 (16.25%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Administrator
5 7 (8.75%) Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Big Data Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Data Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Data Architect
7 5 (6.25%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Android Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Database Architect
8 4 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Android Developer
9 3 (3.75%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) HTML
2 19 (23.75%) CSS
3 18 (22.50%) Web Services
4 17 (21.25%) Spring
5 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
6 12 (15.00%) HTML5
7 11 (13.75%) CSS3
8 10 (12.50%) Dojo
9 9 (11.25%) EJB
9 9 (11.25%) Java EE
9 9 (11.25%) JSF
10 8 (10.00%) Sass
11 6 (7.50%) Dropwizard
11 6 (7.50%) jQuery
11 6 (7.50%) JSON
11 6 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (6.25%) .NET
12 5 (6.25%) Apache Flex
12 5 (6.25%) JSON-LD
12 5 (6.25%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Visualisation
2 9 (11.25%) Wiki
3 7 (8.75%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (7.50%) User Experience
5 5 (6.25%) Data Integration
5 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.25%) Semantic Web
6 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.00%) NHS
7 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.50%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.50%) SCORM
7 2 (2.50%) VLE
8 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.25%) VHDL
8 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.00%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Mac OS X
2 7 (8.75%) Unix
3 6 (7.50%) Windows
4 4 (5.00%) Android
5 3 (3.75%) CentOS
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.25%) DevOps
3 19 (23.75%) Scrum
4 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (16.25%) Microservices
6 12 (15.00%) ITIL
7 11 (13.75%) TDD
8 10 (12.50%) OO
9 9 (11.25%) High Availability
9 9 (11.25%) Migration
9 9 (11.25%) OOD
9 9 (11.25%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
9 9 (11.25%) Web Development
10 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.75%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (8.75%) ETL
11 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.00%) Java
2 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 20 (25.00%) SQL
4 17 (21.25%) Scala
5 16 (20.00%) Ruby
6 11 (13.75%) PHP
6 11 (13.75%) Python
7 9 (11.25%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.75%) C
9 3 (3.75%) C#
9 3 (3.75%) C++
10 2 (2.50%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.50%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.25%) Go
11 1 (1.25%) Groovy
11 1 (1.25%) Perl
11 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (41.25%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.50%) DV Cleared
2 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) BC Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.25%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) ISO 14001
1 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) Shibboleth
2 2 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) Ansible
2 6 (7.50%) Puppet
3 3 (3.75%) OpenAM
3 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.50%) Oozie
4 2 (2.50%) OpenSSO
4 2 (2.50%) Sun Identity Manager
5 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.25%) Icinga
5 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.25%) Mesos
5 1 (1.25%) Nagios
5 1 (1.25%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.75%) ForgeRock
4 3 (3.75%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) Adobe
5 2 (2.50%) Blackboard
5 2 (2.50%) Google
5 2 (2.50%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) Sun
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.25%) LogRhythm