The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 37 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.63% 0.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +77.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
231 311 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 72.64% 76.79% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 243 193
Average daily rate £412 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 10
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 21 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Development Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Development Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C