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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 32 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 15 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.34% - 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.86% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.57% -20.00%
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
84 64 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.28% 22.54% 33.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 34
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £415 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 9
Average hourly rate £13.63 £40.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.93% +263.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £16.95 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £40.00 £13.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (73.08%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) Apache
4 15 (57.69%) Scrum
5 13 (50.00%) Internet
6 12 (46.15%) Maven
6 12 (46.15%) Web Services
7 11 (42.31%) Java EE
7 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
8 10 (38.46%) PostGIS
8 10 (38.46%) Puppet
8 10 (38.46%) Linux
9 9 (34.62%) Eclipse
9 9 (34.62%) TOGAF
9 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
9 9 (34.62%) RESTful
10 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (26.92%) VMware
11 7 (26.92%) J2EE
12 6 (23.08%) SOAP
12 6 (23.08%) TDD
12 6 (23.08%) Spring
12 6 (23.08%) BDD
13 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (19.23%) Amazon S3
13 5 (19.23%) RSpec
13 5 (19.23%) SaaS
13 5 (19.23%) Apache Solr

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 19 (73.08%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) Apache Solr
2 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon S3
2 5 (19.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Maven
2 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
3 9 (34.62%) Eclipse
3 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
4 5 (19.23%) RSpec
4 5 (19.23%) FitNesse
4 5 (19.23%) JIRA
5 4 (15.38%) JUnit
5 4 (15.38%) Selenium
5 4 (15.38%) Mockito
6 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.85%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Architect
2 18 (69.23%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (42.31%) Lead Architect
4 9 (34.62%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Web Services
2 11 (42.31%) Java EE
3 10 (38.46%) PostGIS
4 9 (34.62%) RESTful
5 7 (26.92%) J2EE
6 6 (23.08%) SOAP
6 6 (23.08%) Spring
7 3 (11.54%) JPA
7 3 (11.54%) Ajax
7 3 (11.54%) JSON
7 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.54%) CSS
8 1 (3.85%) OpenID
8 1 (3.85%) SAML
8 1 (3.85%) JTS
8 1 (3.85%) OAuth2
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Scrum
3 9 (34.62%) TOGAF
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) TDD
5 6 (23.08%) BDD
6 5 (19.23%) SOA
7 4 (15.38%) Content Management
7 4 (15.38%) Web Development
8 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.54%) Kanban
8 3 (11.54%) MVC
9 2 (7.69%) DevOps
10 1 (3.85%) OO
10 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VirtualBox
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) EMC
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) WSO2