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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 89 91 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Open Source 58 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.79% 1.39% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.78% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 13
Median daily rate £495 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £247 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £654 £550 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.10 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.04% -54.78%
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
2638 1971 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.50% 78.15% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1147 1002
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 100 113
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 September 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 -20 23 £488 +14.70% 3
Birmingham +9 21 £496 -0.88% 4
Coventry - 3 - - 5
Warwickshire -2 2 £350 -48.14% 3
Staffordshire -3 1 - - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 119 (79.87%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (64.43%) Java
3 70 (46.98%) MongoDB
4 63 (42.28%) DevOps
5 61 (40.94%) JSON
6 60 (40.27%) Linux
7 58 (38.93%) Puppet
8 51 (34.23%) Spring
9 50 (33.56%) Microservices
10 49 (32.89%) Scala
11 47 (31.54%) Play Framework
12 38 (25.50%) Docker
12 38 (25.50%) Git (software)
13 36 (24.16%) SQL
14 35 (23.49%) XML
14 35 (23.49%) REST
15 33 (22.15%) Unix
16 32 (21.48%) Selenium
17 31 (20.81%) Software Engineering
18 29 (19.46%) WebLogic
18 29 (19.46%) JBoss
18 29 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (18.12%) Configuration Management
20 26 (17.45%) Maven
20 26 (17.45%) RESTful
21 25 (16.78%) Software Architecture
21 25 (16.78%) MuleSoft
21 25 (16.78%) Scrum
21 25 (16.78%) SOAP
22 24 (16.11%) J2EE

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 29 (19.46%) JBoss
1 29 (19.46%) WebLogic
2 18 (12.08%) Apache ServiceMix
3 17 (11.41%) Apache
4 15 (10.07%) Confluence
5 13 (8.72%) Mule
6 12 (8.05%) WebLogic Portal
7 6 (4.03%) Liferay
7 6 (4.03%) nginx
8 5 (3.36%) SAS
8 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (2.01%) Mule ESB
11 2 (1.34%) Documentum
11 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.34%) MindAlign
11 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.03%) MS Office
2 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.74%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.71%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (6.71%) Google App Engine
3 10 (6.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.68%) GitHub
5 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.42%) HTTP
2 8 (5.37%) IMAP
2 8 (5.37%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (5.37%) SMTP
2 8 (5.37%) SSL
2 8 (5.37%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.68%) Internet
3 4 (2.68%) S/MIME
3 4 (2.68%) VLAN
4 2 (1.34%) DNS
4 2 (1.34%) ICMP
4 2 (1.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (46.98%) MongoDB
2 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.70%) Big Data
3 7 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.70%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.70%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (3.36%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (3.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.68%) Pentaho
5 4 (2.68%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.01%) MySQL
6 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.01%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (1.34%) HBase
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (25.50%) Git (software)
2 32 (21.48%) Selenium
3 26 (17.45%) Maven
4 19 (12.75%) Jenkins
5 16 (10.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (10.07%) JIRA
6 15 (10.07%) JUnit
7 14 (9.40%) IntelliJ
7 14 (9.40%) SoapUI
8 12 (8.05%) WebDriver
9 11 (7.38%) Eclipse
10 7 (4.70%) ClearQuest
10 7 (4.70%) Cucumber
11 6 (4.03%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (2.68%) Appium
12 4 (2.68%) Travis CI
13 3 (2.01%) Ant
13 3 (2.01%) SonarQube
13 3 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (2.01%) Subversion
General
1 6 (4.03%) Finance
2 1 (0.67%) Banking
2 1 (0.67%) Games
2 1 (0.67%) Legal
2 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (32.89%) Developer
2 47 (31.54%) Architect
3 31 (20.81%) Software Architect
4 30 (20.13%) Software Engineer
5 25 (16.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (16.11%) Java Architect
6 24 (16.11%) Java Developer
7 21 (14.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 21 (14.09%) Java Software Architect
7 21 (14.09%) Scala Developer
7 21 (14.09%) Scala Software Engineer
8 20 (13.42%) Java Engineer
8 20 (13.42%) Java Software Engineer
9 19 (12.75%) Java Scala Software Engineer
10 18 (12.08%) Java Scala Developer
10 18 (12.08%) Java Software Developer
11 12 (8.05%) Lead Developer
11 12 (8.05%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 12 (8.05%) Lead Software Developer
11 12 (8.05%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (40.94%) JSON
2 51 (34.23%) Spring
3 47 (31.54%) Play Framework
4 35 (23.49%) REST
4 35 (23.49%) XML
5 26 (17.45%) RESTful
6 25 (16.78%) SOAP
7 24 (16.11%) HTML
7 24 (16.11%) J2EE
7 24 (16.11%) Spring Boot
8 22 (14.77%) J2SE
9 20 (13.42%) CSS
9 20 (13.42%) Hibernate
10 19 (12.75%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (12.08%) HTML5
12 13 (8.72%) ELK Stack
13 12 (8.05%) Hystrix
13 12 (8.05%) WireMock
14 11 (7.38%) Web Services
15 10 (6.71%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.03%) PKI
3 4 (2.68%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.68%) User Experience
4 2 (1.34%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.34%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.34%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.67%) Social Media
5 1 (0.67%) Statistics
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (40.27%) Linux
2 33 (22.15%) Unix
3 6 (4.03%) AIX
4 5 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.36%) Windows
5 4 (2.68%) SUSE
6 3 (2.01%) Solaris
7 2 (1.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (79.87%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (42.28%) DevOps
3 50 (33.56%) Microservices
4 31 (20.81%) Software Engineering
5 29 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (18.12%) Configuration Management
7 25 (16.78%) Scrum
7 25 (16.78%) Software Architecture
8 24 (16.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (14.09%) TDD
10 19 (12.75%) OO
11 18 (12.08%) API Development
11 18 (12.08%) Release Management
12 13 (8.72%) Automated Testing
13 11 (7.38%) Risk Management
14 9 (6.04%) RUP
15 8 (5.37%) Waterfall
16 7 (4.70%) Analytics
16 7 (4.70%) Project Management
16 7 (4.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 96 (64.43%) Java
2 49 (32.89%) Scala
3 36 (24.16%) SQL
4 16 (10.74%) Python
5 14 (9.40%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.04%) C#
6 9 (6.04%) Ruby
7 7 (4.70%) Perl
8 3 (2.01%) PHP
8 3 (2.01%) R
9 2 (1.34%) Groovy
9 2 (1.34%) Haskell
9 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.34%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (1.34%) SAS Certification
3 1 (0.67%) ISEB
3 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.72%) QA
2 2 (1.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (25.50%) Docker
2 7 (4.70%) Sendmail
3 5 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 58 (38.93%) Puppet
2 12 (8.05%) Graphite
3 9 (6.04%) Consul
4 3 (2.01%) Ansible
4 3 (2.01%) Kibana
4 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.34%) Grafana
5 2 (1.34%) logstash
5 2 (1.34%) Packer
5 2 (1.34%) Terraform
5 2 (1.34%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) MuleSoft
2 24 (16.11%) webMethods
3 22 (14.77%) Oracle
4 15 (10.07%) WSO2
5 13 (8.72%) Google
6 10 (6.71%) Adobe
7 7 (4.70%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.70%) Proofpoint
7 7 (4.70%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.68%) Informatica
9 3 (2.01%) Splunk
10 2 (1.34%) Cisco
10 2 (1.34%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.34%) Teradata
10 2 (1.34%) VMware
11 1 (0.67%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.67%) Zend
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
West Midlands Fire Service
Rate: £26,556 - £28,203
Posted: 5 days ago