The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Swindon region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.24% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £360 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.45% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +27.38%
Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
65 108 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.51% 26.67% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 62 33
Average daily rate £395 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £229 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £540 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 £14.25 £98.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.68% -85.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.00 £29.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £17.50 £167.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Open Source
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Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) CMS
2 5 (55.56%) Content Management
2 5 (55.56%) ColdFusion
3 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
3 4 (44.44%) ISO 9001
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Hudson
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 2 (22.22%) JMeter
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (55.56%) ColdFusion
1 5 (55.56%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Railo
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Hudson
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) JMeter
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Web Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) XHTML
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Content Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO 9001
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) Capita