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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 64 90 63
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -27
Contract jobs citing Open Source 71 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.58% 1.29% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.63% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 9 26
Median daily rate £480 £500 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £265 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £680 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
2267 2029 1717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.47% 79.41% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1123 997
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 75 92
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +12 19 £468 -4.10% 4
Birmingham -1 15 £500 -23.07% 3
Coventry -7 15 £575 -4.16%
Worcestershire - 4 £363 - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £450 -
Solihull 0 1 £375 +66.66% 3
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £675 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 108 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (49.29%) Java
3 56 (40.00%) DevOps
4 50 (35.71%) MongoDB
5 45 (32.14%) Linux
6 44 (31.43%) Puppet
7 40 (28.57%) JSON
8 39 (27.86%) Git (software)
8 39 (27.86%) Configuration Management
9 38 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (26.43%) Scala
11 34 (24.29%) Web Services
12 33 (23.57%) Python
13 30 (21.43%) RESTful
14 28 (20.00%) Jenkins
15 27 (19.29%) Amazon AWS
15 27 (19.29%) Ruby
16 26 (18.57%) CSS
16 26 (18.57%) Play Framework
17 25 (17.86%) HTML
17 25 (17.86%) Spring
17 25 (17.86%) Selenium
18 24 (17.14%) JBoss
18 24 (17.14%) Scrum
19 23 (16.43%) SQL
19 23 (16.43%) HTTP
20 22 (15.71%) OO
21 21 (15.00%) JIRA
21 21 (15.00%) REST
21 21 (15.00%) MuleSoft

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 24 (17.14%) JBoss
2 19 (13.57%) Confluence
3 18 (12.86%) Apache ServiceMix
4 16 (11.43%) Apache
5 13 (9.29%) Mule
6 12 (8.57%) WebLogic
7 6 (4.29%) nginx
8 5 (3.57%) Documentum
8 5 (3.57%) SAS
9 4 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.86%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (2.14%) Apache Spark
10 3 (2.14%) Mule ESB
11 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.43%) Liferay
11 2 (1.43%) MindAlign
11 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.71%) CMS
12 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) HipChat
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.29%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.71%) GitHub
4 7 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.86%) Google App Engine
5 4 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.14%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (2.14%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.14%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.14%) Route 53
6 3 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) IaaS
7 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.43%) HTTP
2 14 (10.00%) SSL
2 14 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.14%) IMAP
3 3 (2.14%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (2.14%) SMTP
4 2 (1.43%) Internet
4 2 (1.43%) S/MIME
4 2 (1.43%) VLAN
5 1 (0.71%) DNS
5 1 (0.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (35.71%) MongoDB
2 20 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (11.43%) MySQL
4 12 (8.57%) NoSQL
5 11 (7.86%) Hadoop
6 10 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.71%) Big Data
8 6 (4.29%) Oracle OWB
8 6 (4.29%) Pentaho
9 5 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 2 (1.43%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 39 (27.86%) Git (software)
2 28 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 25 (17.86%) Selenium
4 21 (15.00%) JIRA
5 18 (12.86%) Subversion
6 17 (12.14%) JUnit
7 15 (10.71%) Cucumber
8 13 (9.29%) IntelliJ
9 10 (7.14%) Maven
10 7 (5.00%) Eclipse
10 7 (5.00%) Travis CI
11 6 (4.29%) Ant
11 6 (4.29%) SonarQube
11 6 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (3.57%) ClearQuest
12 5 (3.57%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.86%) Gatling
13 4 (2.86%) Gradle
13 4 (2.86%) Grunt
13 4 (2.86%) RSpec
General
1 16 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (1.43%) Legal
2 2 (1.43%) Retail
3 1 (0.71%) Advertising
3 1 (0.71%) Banking
3 1 (0.71%) Games
3 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (31.43%) Developer
2 36 (25.71%) Architect
3 20 (14.29%) Analyst
4 16 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 16 (11.43%) Technical Architect
5 15 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (10.71%) Scala Developer
5 15 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 14 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 11 (7.86%) Scala Software Engineer
8 10 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) Digital Business Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) Java Architect
9 9 (6.43%) MuleSoft Developer
9 9 (6.43%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) Senior Business Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) Java Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.57%) JSON
2 34 (24.29%) Web Services
3 30 (21.43%) RESTful
4 26 (18.57%) CSS
4 26 (18.57%) Play Framework
5 25 (17.86%) HTML
5 25 (17.86%) Spring
6 21 (15.00%) REST
7 19 (13.57%) HTML5
8 18 (12.86%) XML
9 14 (10.00%) J2EE
10 12 (8.57%) CSS3
11 11 (7.86%) Django
11 11 (7.86%) SOAP
12 10 (7.14%) Hibernate
12 10 (7.14%) J2SE
12 10 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (5.71%) Ajax
14 7 (5.00%) Spring Boot
15 6 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) User Experience
2 10 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.14%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.14%) PKI
6 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.43%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.71%) Social Media
7 1 (0.71%) Statistics
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (32.14%) Linux
2 20 (14.29%) Unix
3 5 (3.57%) Windows
4 4 (2.86%) SUSE
5 3 (2.14%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.43%) AIX
6 2 (1.43%) CentOS
6 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.43%) Solaris
6 2 (1.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.00%) DevOps
3 39 (27.86%) Configuration Management
4 38 (27.14%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (17.14%) Scrum
6 22 (15.71%) OO
7 19 (13.57%) API Development
7 19 (13.57%) Microservices
8 16 (11.43%) Analytics
8 16 (11.43%) Release Management
8 16 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 15 (10.71%) Automated Testing
10 13 (9.29%) Project Management
10 13 (9.29%) Web Operations
11 11 (7.86%) TDD
11 11 (7.86%) Waterfall
12 10 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (5.71%) BDD
13 8 (5.71%) Change Management
14 7 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 69 (49.29%) Java
2 37 (26.43%) Scala
3 33 (23.57%) Python
4 27 (19.29%) Ruby
5 23 (16.43%) SQL
6 15 (10.71%) PHP
7 11 (7.86%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.43%) Perl
9 5 (3.57%) C#
10 4 (2.86%) R
11 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.14%) Groovy
12 2 (1.43%) Haskell
13 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.43%) Degree
3 2 (1.43%) ISEB
3 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.43%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (11.43%) Docker
2 3 (2.14%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 44 (31.43%) Puppet
2 19 (13.57%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (10.00%) Ansible
4 10 (7.14%) Salt
5 6 (4.29%) Kibana
6 4 (2.86%) logstash
7 3 (2.14%) collectd
7 3 (2.14%) Grafana
7 3 (2.14%) StatsD
7 3 (2.14%) Terraform
8 2 (1.43%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.71%) Consul
9 1 (0.71%) Graphite
9 1 (0.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (15.00%) MuleSoft
2 14 (10.00%) Oracle
3 13 (9.29%) WSO2
4 11 (7.86%) webMethods
5 10 (7.14%) Google
5 10 (7.14%) Rackspace
6 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.29%) Informatica
8 4 (2.86%) Adobe
8 4 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.14%) F5
9 3 (2.14%) Proofpoint
9 3 (2.14%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.14%) Talend
10 2 (1.43%) Cisco
10 2 (1.43%) Teradata
10 2 (1.43%) VMware
11 1 (0.71%) HP
11 1 (0.71%) IBM
11 1 (0.71%) TOWER Software
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