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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 41 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.79% 0.24% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.29% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +84.41%
Open Source
Wiltshire

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
308 339 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.97% 80.52% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 249 186
Average daily rate £388 £475 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £21.47 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.09% -10.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) OOD
3 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (50.00%) RESTful
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (40.00%) Release Management
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Web Design
7 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Selenium
7 1 (10.00%) Banking
7 1 (10.00%) WebDriver

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Appium
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) RESTful
1 5 (50.00%) Spring
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) OOD
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Release Management
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) API Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft