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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 36 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.13% - 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.09% - 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £321 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.51% -8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
Open Source
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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
77 58 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.40% 20.14% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 32
Average daily rate £350 £311 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% -10.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £377 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £19.80 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
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 19 December 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Web Services
3 12 (75.00%) Internet
3 12 (75.00%) Maven
3 12 (75.00%) Puppet
3 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (68.75%) Linux
5 10 (62.50%) VMware
5 10 (62.50%) PostGIS
6 9 (56.25%) Scrum
6 9 (56.25%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (56.25%) Java
6 9 (56.25%) Eclipse
7 8 (50.00%) Apache
7 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 8 (50.00%) RESTful
7 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (43.75%) RSpec
8 7 (43.75%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (43.75%) Amazon S3
8 7 (43.75%) Vagrant
8 7 (43.75%) J2EE
9 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
10 5 (31.25%) JIRA
10 5 (31.25%) FitNesse
10 5 (31.25%) SaaS
10 5 (31.25%) Apache Solr
10 5 (31.25%) CentOS
10 5 (31.25%) vCloud

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Solr
2 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon S3
3 5 (31.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Maven
1 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (56.25%) Eclipse
3 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (43.75%) RSpec
5 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 5 (31.25%) FitNesse
6 3 (18.75%) Mockito
6 3 (18.75%) Selenium
7 2 (12.50%) JUnit
8 1 (6.25%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Solutions Architect
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Web Services
2 10 (62.50%) PostGIS
3 8 (50.00%) RESTful
4 7 (43.75%) J2EE
5 5 (31.25%) SOAP
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
6 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
6 3 (18.75%) JPA
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) JSON
6 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.25%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Content Management
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Kanban
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) vCloud
2 3 (18.75%) VirtualBox
3 2 (12.50%) Docker
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) Puppet
2 7 (43.75%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) EMC
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
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