The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 26 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 6 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.74% - 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% - 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Median daily rate £475 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £65.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-73.84% -8.45%
Open Source
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 276 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.89% 81.42% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 194 207
Median daily rate £406 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.70 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.21% +87.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.97 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £48.23 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 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 30 September 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) WordPress
6 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (14.29%) Ansible
6 1 (14.29%) CSS3
6 1 (14.29%) MODX
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) Content Management
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Drupal
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) CMS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) MODX
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Scala Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Python Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Scala Software Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Python Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Scala Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef