The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 14 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.08% 2.08% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 2.70% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 74 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 83.90% 77.08% 67.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 37
Median daily rate £463 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (44.44%) DataPower
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (44.44%) API Development
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) XSL
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) XHTML
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) LAMP
4 3 (33.33%) Apache Solr
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Magento
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (22.22%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Boomi
1 2 (22.22%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (11.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Magento Developer
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Solr Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) LAMP
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XHTML
3 3 (33.33%) XSL
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) DataPower
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) API Development
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Varnish
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Zend
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
4 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
4 1 (11.11%) WSO2