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 29 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 41 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.81% 1.22% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.59% 4.41% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£300 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.44% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+67.05% +13.33%
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
116 68 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 31.27% 27.64% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 29 46
Average daily rate £330 £350 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +70.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £375 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 26
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.60 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -33.96%

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
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 29 September 2014. 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
Leamington Spa -8 1 £300 -
Warwick - - - -
Atherstone - - - -
Open Source
West Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Google
2 3 (37.50%) Google Maps API
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Tableau
2 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Broadband
3 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (25.00%) Redis
3 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) CITP
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) KML
4 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) OAuth
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Redis
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Google Maps API
2 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (12.50%) KML
3 1 (12.50%) OAuth
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Game Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CITP
2 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Google
2 3 (37.50%) Tableau
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (12.50%) SAP