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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 34 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.76% 2.92% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.32% 10.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 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 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+173.07% -25.71%
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
95 75 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 27.94% 27.37% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 25
Average daily rate £318 £335 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 0
Average hourly rate £28.69 £29.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

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

Open Source Daily 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 February 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 0 1 - - 2
Open Source
West Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) PHPUnit
3 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (20.00%) Redis
4 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Redis
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) GIS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (10.00%) Spring.NET
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (40.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Game Development
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Motorola