The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 27 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 18 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.93% 1.20% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.18% 6.06% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.12% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +37.93%
Open Source
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
99 66 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.12% 19.82% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 48 42
Average daily rate £365 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.78% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £453 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 19
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.11 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -37.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.25 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Southampton region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Southampton region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (56.52%) Java
1 13 (56.52%) Web Services
1 13 (56.52%) Puppet
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) Web Development
3 10 (43.48%) Node.js
3 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 9 (39.13%) CentOS
4 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 8 (34.78%) EMC
5 8 (34.78%) Vagrant
5 8 (34.78%) DevOps
5 8 (34.78%) vCloud
5 8 (34.78%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (34.78%) Amazon S3
5 8 (34.78%) RSpec
6 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (30.43%) BDD
6 7 (30.43%) HTML5
6 7 (30.43%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (30.43%) Web Application Development
6 7 (30.43%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 7 (30.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (30.43%) CSS3
6 7 (30.43%) RabbitMQ

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (43.48%) Node.js
2 7 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (30.43%) Apache
3 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.70%) WordPress
5 1 (4.35%) CMS
5 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon S3
2 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (30.43%) Redis
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) JasperReports
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 8 (34.78%) RSpec
3 6 (26.09%) Maven
4 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
5 3 (13.04%) Selenium
5 3 (13.04%) Mockito
5 3 (13.04%) Grunt
6 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (8.70%) JIRA
6 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
7 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (30.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Programmer
3 7 (30.43%) Web Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Web Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Web Services
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
3 9 (39.13%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) HTML5
4 7 (30.43%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (30.43%) CSS3
4 7 (30.43%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (30.43%) Ember.js
4 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
5 5 (21.74%) PostGIS
6 4 (17.39%) RESTful
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) Ajax
6 4 (17.39%) Spring
6 4 (17.39%) LAMP
7 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
7 3 (13.04%) JTS
7 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
7 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 3 (13.04%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Wiki
2 3 (13.04%) Linked Data
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Scrum
1 10 (43.48%) TDD
1 10 (43.48%) Web Development
2 8 (34.78%) DevOps
3 7 (30.43%) BDD
3 7 (30.43%) Web Application Development
3 7 (30.43%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Kanban
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) SEO
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) BC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) vCloud
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Puppet
2 8 (34.78%) Vagrant
3 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) EMC
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) Tripwire
4 1 (4.35%) Facebook
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter
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