The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 65 75 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +30
Contract jobs citing Open Source 75 55 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.60% 2.15% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 2.82% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 6
Median daily rate £423 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £380 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £499 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £34.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
Open Source
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2355 1950 1741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.77% 76.29% 75.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1205 919
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 90 111
Median hourly rate £19.61 £28.69 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.64% -18.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the West Midlands region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -19 47 £475 +18.75% 1
Warwickshire +1 12 £358 - 4
Birmingham +9 7 £350 -17.64% 5
Coventry -2 2 £438 +9.37% 3
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 82 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (56.25%) Java
3 59 (52.68%) MongoDB
4 54 (48.21%) Puppet
5 49 (43.75%) DevOps
6 47 (41.96%) JSON
7 46 (41.07%) Scala
8 45 (40.18%) Play Framework
9 44 (39.29%) Microservices
9 44 (39.29%) Linux
10 38 (33.93%) Spring
11 37 (33.04%) Git (software)
12 35 (31.25%) Docker
13 31 (27.68%) XML
14 26 (23.21%) Unix
14 26 (23.21%) J2EE
14 26 (23.21%) REST
15 25 (22.32%) Software Engineering
16 24 (21.43%) Selenium
16 24 (21.43%) Software Architecture
16 24 (21.43%) HTML
17 23 (20.54%) SQL
17 23 (20.54%) WebLogic
17 23 (20.54%) J2SE
17 23 (20.54%) Scrum
18 22 (19.64%) Jenkins
19 21 (18.75%) HTML5
19 21 (18.75%) JavaScript
19 21 (18.75%) CSS
19 21 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 23 (20.54%) WebLogic
2 14 (12.50%) Node.js
3 11 (9.82%) JBoss
4 10 (8.93%) Apache
5 7 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (4.46%) Liferay
6 5 (4.46%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.68%) nginx
7 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.89%) CMS
8 1 (0.89%) Confluence
8 1 (0.89%) Drupal
8 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.68%) MS Office
2 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.89%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.36%) GitHub
5 5 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.46%) Google App Engine
5 5 (4.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.68%) Heroku
7 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.89%) IaaS
7 1 (0.89%) Office 365
7 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.07%) HTTP
2 12 (10.71%) SSL
3 11 (9.82%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.04%) Internet
5 6 (5.36%) Network Security
6 5 (4.46%) IMAP
6 5 (4.46%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (4.46%) SMTP
7 3 (2.68%) VoIP
8 2 (1.79%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (1.79%) S/MIME
8 2 (1.79%) VLAN
9 1 (0.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (52.68%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.46%) MariaDB
2 5 (4.46%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.57%) Big Data
3 4 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.57%) MySQL
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.89%) HBase
6 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.89%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 37 (33.04%) Git (software)
2 24 (21.43%) Selenium
3 22 (19.64%) Jenkins
4 20 (17.86%) WebDriver
5 18 (16.07%) Maven
6 16 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (14.29%) JUnit
7 11 (9.82%) IntelliJ
8 10 (8.93%) Eclipse
9 9 (8.04%) SoapUI
10 7 (6.25%) Appium
11 5 (4.46%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (4.46%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.79%) NUnit
12 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.89%) Ant
13 1 (0.89%) ClearQuest
13 1 (0.89%) PVCS
13 1 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (0.89%) Banking
2 1 (0.89%) Billing
2 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (33.04%) Developer
2 33 (29.46%) Architect
3 28 (25.00%) Software Architect
4 20 (17.86%) Software Engineer
5 19 (16.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (15.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 17 (15.18%) Digital Architect
7 16 (14.29%) Java Developer
8 15 (13.39%) Java Architect
9 14 (12.50%) Java Software Architect
10 11 (9.82%) Java Engineer
10 11 (9.82%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (9.82%) Scala Developer
11 10 (8.93%) Java Scala Developer
11 10 (8.93%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 10 (8.93%) Java Software Developer
11 10 (8.93%) Scala Software Engineer
12 8 (7.14%) Digital Developer
12 8 (7.14%) Software Developer
13 7 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (41.96%) JSON
2 45 (40.18%) Play Framework
3 38 (33.93%) Spring
4 31 (27.68%) XML
5 26 (23.21%) J2EE
5 26 (23.21%) REST
6 24 (21.43%) HTML
7 23 (20.54%) J2SE
8 21 (18.75%) CSS
8 21 (18.75%) HTML5
9 20 (17.86%) SOAP
10 15 (13.39%) Hibernate
11 14 (12.50%) Spring Boot
12 13 (11.61%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (10.71%) ELK Stack
14 10 (8.93%) EJB
15 9 (8.04%) Hystrix
16 8 (7.14%) .NET
16 8 (7.14%) Web Services
17 5 (4.46%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.68%) PKI
4 2 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.89%) Clustering
5 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.89%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (39.29%) Linux
2 26 (23.21%) Unix
3 4 (3.57%) AIX
4 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.68%) Windows
5 1 (0.89%) Solaris
5 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (43.75%) DevOps
3 44 (39.29%) Microservices
4 25 (22.32%) Software Engineering
5 24 (21.43%) Software Architecture
6 23 (20.54%) Scrum
7 21 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (16.96%) TDD
9 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 8 (7.14%) Risk Management
11 8 (7.14%) Service Management
12 4 (3.57%) Migration
12 4 (3.57%) Process Improvement
12 4 (3.57%) Waterfall
13 3 (2.68%) Data Modelling
13 3 (2.68%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.68%) SOA
13 3 (2.68%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 63 (56.25%) Java
2 46 (41.07%) Scala
3 23 (20.54%) SQL
4 21 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.61%) C#
6 9 (8.04%) Ruby
7 8 (7.14%) Haskell
7 8 (7.14%) PHP
8 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.68%) Perl
10 2 (1.79%) Python
10 2 (1.79%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.79%) XAML
11 1 (0.89%) Groovy
11 1 (0.89%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.89%) CSSLP
2 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 35 (31.25%) Docker
2 4 (3.57%) Sendmail
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.79%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.89%) Firmware
5 1 (0.89%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 54 (48.21%) Puppet
2 12 (10.71%) Graphite
3 8 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.36%) Terraform
5 5 (4.46%) Packer
6 4 (3.57%) Grafana
7 3 (2.68%) Uchiwa
8 2 (1.79%) Ansible
8 2 (1.79%) Kibana
9 1 (0.89%) logstash
9 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) webMethods
2 11 (9.82%) Adobe
2 11 (9.82%) Google
3 10 (8.93%) Oracle
4 8 (7.14%) MuleSoft
5 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.57%) Proofpoint
7 3 (2.68%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.68%) ForgeRock
7 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.79%) Cisco
9 1 (0.89%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.89%) Informatica
9 1 (0.89%) Talend
9 1 (0.89%) WSO2
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