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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 120 88 98
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +10
Contract jobs citing Open Source 25 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 1.64% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 2.13% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 44 44
Median daily rate £416 £468 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -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
2325 2344 2379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.57% 76.93% 79.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1576 1586
Median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 100 121
Median hourly rate £39.50 £36.50 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% +7.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £16.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 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 31 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
Bristol -23 10 £363 -12.12% 9
Gloucestershire +3 8 £513 +47.48% 3
Devon -1 4 £383 -10.00% 1
Dorset -9 2 £550 +10.00% 4
Wiltshire -5 1 - - 4
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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 61 (62.89%) Java
2 54 (55.67%) SQL
3 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (39.18%) JavaScript
4 38 (39.18%) Security Cleared
5 34 (35.05%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (34.02%) Ruby
7 32 (32.99%) Linux
8 30 (30.93%) CSS
8 30 (30.93%) ETL
8 30 (30.93%) Relational Database
9 27 (27.84%) Scala
10 26 (26.80%) HTML
11 25 (25.77%) MongoDB
12 24 (24.74%) NoSQL
12 24 (24.74%) JUnit
13 23 (23.71%) Elasticsearch
14 22 (22.68%) Migration
14 22 (22.68%) Python
14 22 (22.68%) Unit Testing
15 21 (21.65%) Spring
15 21 (21.65%) Ruby on Rails
15 21 (21.65%) Sass
16 20 (20.62%) Data Migration
16 20 (20.62%) Responsive Web Design
17 19 (19.59%) Web Development
17 19 (19.59%) Jenkins
18 18 (18.56%) GitHub
18 18 (18.56%) Cucumber
18 18 (18.56%) DV Cleared

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 23 (23.71%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (18.56%) Apache
3 11 (11.34%) Confluence
3 11 (11.34%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.15%) Apache Solr
5 4 (4.12%) CMS
6 3 (3.09%) Drupal
6 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.09%) WordPress
7 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.03%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (1.03%) GeoServer
8 1 (1.03%) Jetty
8 1 (1.03%) nginx
8 1 (1.03%) Node.js
8 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.56%) GitHub
2 10 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.15%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (5.15%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.49%) HTTP
2 3 (3.09%) VoIP
3 2 (2.06%) LAN
3 2 (2.06%) SAN
4 1 (1.03%) LDAP
4 1 (1.03%) Network Security
4 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.05%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (30.93%) Relational Database
3 25 (25.77%) MongoDB
4 24 (24.74%) NoSQL
5 18 (18.56%) MySQL
6 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
7 14 (14.43%) Big Data
8 10 (10.31%) Neo4j
9 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database
9 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (9.28%) OrientDB
10 5 (5.15%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (5.15%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (4.12%) GIS
12 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
12 3 (3.09%) QGIS
13 2 (2.06%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 24 (24.74%) JUnit
2 19 (19.59%) Jenkins
3 18 (18.56%) Cucumber
3 18 (18.56%) Git (software)
4 17 (17.53%) Subversion
5 16 (16.49%) Capybara
5 16 (16.49%) git-flow
5 16 (16.49%) RSpec
6 12 (12.37%) JIRA
7 10 (10.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (9.28%) Bitbucket
9 7 (7.22%) Selenium
10 6 (6.19%) Maven
11 4 (4.12%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.06%) EasyMock
12 2 (2.06%) Gradle
12 2 (2.06%) HP UFT
12 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.06%) WebDriver
13 1 (1.03%) GitLab
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Back Office
3 2 (2.06%) Marketing
3 2 (2.06%) Military
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Automotive
4 1 (1.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (62.89%) Developer
2 23 (23.71%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.40%) Ruby Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Administrator
5 8 (8.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 5 (5.15%) Data Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) DBA
8 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 5 (5.15%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Digital Developer
9 4 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.12%) MySQL Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.93%) CSS
2 26 (26.80%) HTML
3 21 (21.65%) Ruby on Rails
3 21 (21.65%) Sass
3 21 (21.65%) Spring
4 16 (16.49%) Dropwizard
5 14 (14.43%) Web Services
6 10 (10.31%) Java EE
7 9 (9.28%) EJB
7 9 (9.28%) JSF
8 8 (8.25%) jQuery
8 8 (8.25%) RESTful
8 8 (8.25%) XML
9 7 (7.22%) .NET
9 7 (7.22%) AngularJS
9 7 (7.22%) Dojo
10 6 (6.19%) HTML5
11 5 (5.15%) CSS3
11 5 (5.15%) J2EE
11 5 (5.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (16.49%) Visualisation
2 9 (9.28%) Wiki
3 7 (7.22%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (4.12%) VLE
5 2 (2.06%) CESG
5 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.03%) VHDL
6 1 (1.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.99%) Linux
2 18 (18.56%) Unix
3 17 (17.53%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.12%) Windows
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.93%) ETL
3 22 (22.68%) Migration
3 22 (22.68%) Unit Testing
4 20 (20.62%) Data Migration
4 20 (20.62%) Responsive Web Design
5 19 (19.59%) Web Development
6 16 (16.49%) Configuration Management
6 16 (16.49%) Integration Testing
6 16 (16.49%) OO
6 16 (16.49%) Scrum
6 16 (16.49%) Web Design
7 15 (15.46%) OOD
8 13 (13.40%) Service Delivery
9 12 (12.37%) DevOps
9 12 (12.37%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (11.34%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.28%) ITIL
11 9 (9.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (62.89%) Java
2 54 (55.67%) SQL
3 38 (39.18%) JavaScript
4 33 (34.02%) Ruby
5 27 (27.84%) Scala
6 22 (22.68%) Python
7 10 (10.31%) PHP
7 10 (10.31%) PL/SQL
8 7 (7.22%) C
9 5 (5.15%) C++
10 2 (2.06%) C#
10 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.03%) Go
11 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (39.18%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.56%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) Degree
4 3 (3.09%) ISEB
5 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) CCNA
6 1 (1.03%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CISSP
6 1 (1.03%) CLAS
6 1 (1.03%) MCSE
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) JSP 440
1 2 (2.06%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Docker
2 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Ansible
1 4 (4.12%) Puppet
2 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.03%) Nagios
3 1 (1.03%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Oracle
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.15%) Tableau
3 5 (5.15%) VMware
4 4 (4.12%) Blackboard
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco
4 4 (4.12%) HP
5 3 (3.09%) Veeam
6 2 (2.06%) Google
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.06%) SAP
7 1 (1.03%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.03%) ATG
7 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.03%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.03%) i2
7 1 (1.03%) IBM
7 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.03%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.03%) Sophos
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