The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 32 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.70% 2.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.45% 6.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +6.25%
Open Source
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
93 86 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 26.35% 30.39% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 21
Average daily rate £313 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £437 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 1
Average hourly rate £31.44 £21.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Open Source
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Open Source Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -6 1 - -
Open Source
West Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) SAP
4 4 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Use Case
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) PHPUnit
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Linux

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) GIS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (16.67%) Core Animation
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) Cocoa
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (16.67%) Animation
3 2 (16.67%) iPhone
3 2 (16.67%) iPad
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) GIS
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (8.33%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Motorola