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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 43 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.04% 5.18% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 6.55% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £335 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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
313 290 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.72% 79.02% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 213 158
Average daily rate £350 £365 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +142.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £27.63 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 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
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) SAML
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) OpenID
3 4 (66.67%) Mockito
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) WSO2
4 3 (50.00%) OAuth2
4 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) OO

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Mockito
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) OpenID
2 4 (66.67%) SAML
3 3 (50.00%) OAuth2
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
5 1 (16.67%) LAMP
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XSD
5 1 (16.67%) Nutch
5 1 (16.67%) PostGIS
5 1 (16.67%) Symfony
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Change Control
4 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (50.00%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) WSO2
2 1 (16.67%) Apigee