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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 53 84 100
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +16
Contract jobs citing Open Source 99 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.16% 1.38% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 1.84% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 16 12
Median daily rate £480 £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £238 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
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
2579 1792 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.21% 75.17% 77.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 1097 960
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 74 134
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.45 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.78 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -3 53 £450 +7.78%
Birmingham +9 22 £495 +25.71% 8
Coventry -10 8 £491 +54.11% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £350 - 3
Staffordshire -4 1 - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 133 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (65.22%) Java
3 83 (51.55%) MongoDB
3 83 (51.55%) DevOps
4 76 (47.20%) JSON
5 73 (45.34%) Puppet
6 63 (39.13%) Scala
7 62 (38.51%) Play Framework
8 60 (37.27%) Microservices
9 58 (36.02%) Linux
10 54 (33.54%) Spring
11 46 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 45 (27.95%) XML
12 45 (27.95%) Docker
13 41 (25.47%) Software Engineering
14 38 (23.60%) REST
14 38 (23.60%) SQL
15 36 (22.36%) J2EE
16 35 (21.74%) WebLogic
16 35 (21.74%) Unix
16 35 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (21.12%) Selenium
17 34 (21.12%) JBoss
18 33 (20.50%) J2SE
19 31 (19.25%) Configuration Management
20 30 (18.63%) SOAP
21 29 (18.01%) webMethods
21 29 (18.01%) Software Architecture
21 29 (18.01%) MuleSoft
22 28 (17.39%) Scrum

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 35 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 34 (21.12%) JBoss
3 20 (12.42%) Apache
4 18 (11.18%) Apache ServiceMix
5 13 (8.07%) Mule
6 12 (7.45%) WebLogic Portal
7 7 (4.35%) Liferay
8 6 (3.73%) nginx
9 5 (3.11%) OpenStack
9 5 (3.11%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.48%) Confluence
10 4 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.86%) Mule ESB
11 3 (1.86%) SAS
12 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.62%) CMS
13 1 (0.62%) Drupal
13 1 (0.62%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.73%) MS Office
2 4 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (6.21%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.21%) Google App Engine
4 10 (6.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.86%) Heroku
6 2 (1.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.42%) HTTP
2 12 (7.45%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.83%) SSL
4 6 (3.73%) Network Security
5 5 (3.11%) IMAP
5 5 (3.11%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (3.11%) SMTP
6 4 (2.48%) VLAN
7 3 (1.86%) Internet
8 2 (1.24%) DNS
8 2 (1.24%) ICMP
8 2 (1.24%) S/MIME
8 2 (1.24%) VPN
9 1 (0.62%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (51.55%) MongoDB
2 8 (4.97%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.73%) Big Data
4 6 (3.73%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (3.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.11%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.11%) MariaDB
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.48%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (2.48%) Pentaho
6 4 (2.48%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.86%) MySQL
8 2 (1.24%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.24%) HBase
8 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 34 (21.12%) Selenium
3 24 (14.91%) Maven
4 22 (13.66%) Jenkins
5 21 (13.04%) JUnit
6 20 (12.42%) WebDriver
7 19 (11.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (11.18%) IntelliJ
9 15 (9.32%) Eclipse
10 12 (7.45%) SoapUI
11 7 (4.35%) Appium
11 7 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (4.35%) Vagrant
12 4 (2.48%) ClearQuest
12 4 (2.48%) JIRA
13 3 (1.86%) NUnit
14 2 (1.24%) GoCD
14 2 (1.24%) PVCS
14 2 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (4.97%) Finance
2 2 (1.24%) Legal
3 1 (0.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (37.27%) Developer
2 51 (31.68%) Architect
3 35 (21.74%) Software Architect
3 35 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 27 (16.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 26 (16.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (15.53%) Java Developer
7 21 (13.04%) Scala Developer
8 20 (12.42%) Java Architect
8 20 (12.42%) Scala Software Engineer
9 19 (11.80%) Java Engineer
9 19 (11.80%) Java Software Architect
9 19 (11.80%) Java Software Engineer
10 18 (11.18%) Java Scala Developer
10 18 (11.18%) Java Scala Software Engineer
10 18 (11.18%) Java Software Developer
11 17 (10.56%) Digital Architect
12 12 (7.45%) Lead DevOps
12 12 (7.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 12 (7.45%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (47.20%) JSON
2 62 (38.51%) Play Framework
3 54 (33.54%) Spring
4 45 (27.95%) XML
5 38 (23.60%) REST
6 36 (22.36%) J2EE
7 33 (20.50%) J2SE
8 30 (18.63%) SOAP
9 28 (17.39%) HTML
10 25 (15.53%) Hibernate
11 24 (14.91%) CSS
11 24 (14.91%) HTML5
12 20 (12.42%) RESTful
12 20 (12.42%) Spring Boot
13 19 (11.80%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (9.32%) EJB
14 15 (9.32%) ELK Stack
15 14 (8.70%) Node.js
16 13 (8.07%) Web Services
17 12 (7.45%) Hystrix
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 7 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.86%) PKI
3 3 (1.86%) User Experience
4 1 (0.62%) Clustering
4 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.62%) Statistics
4 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (36.02%) Linux
2 35 (21.74%) Unix
3 6 (3.73%) AIX
4 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.48%) Windows
6 1 (0.62%) Solaris
6 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (51.55%) DevOps
3 60 (37.27%) Microservices
4 41 (25.47%) Software Engineering
5 35 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (19.25%) Configuration Management
7 29 (18.01%) Software Architecture
8 28 (17.39%) Scrum
9 26 (16.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (11.80%) OO
11 18 (11.18%) Release Management
11 18 (11.18%) TDD
12 17 (10.56%) API Development
13 11 (6.83%) Risk Management
14 10 (6.21%) Service Management
15 8 (4.97%) Automated Testing
15 8 (4.97%) Waterfall
16 6 (3.73%) Migration
16 6 (3.73%) RUP
16 6 (3.73%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 105 (65.22%) Java
2 63 (39.13%) Scala
3 38 (23.60%) SQL
4 22 (13.66%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.70%) C#
6 9 (5.59%) Ruby
7 8 (4.97%) Haskell
8 5 (3.11%) Perl
8 5 (3.11%) Python
8 5 (3.11%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.86%) PHP
9 3 (1.86%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.24%) XAML
11 1 (0.62%) Groovy
11 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.21%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (27.95%) Docker
2 5 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.48%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.62%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 73 (45.34%) Puppet
2 15 (9.32%) Graphite
3 14 (8.70%) Consul
4 8 (4.97%) Terraform
5 7 (4.35%) Packer
6 4 (2.48%) Grafana
6 4 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.86%) Kibana
7 3 (1.86%) Uchiwa
8 2 (1.24%) Ansible
8 2 (1.24%) logstash
8 2 (1.24%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (18.01%) MuleSoft
1 29 (18.01%) webMethods
2 18 (11.18%) Oracle
3 16 (9.94%) Adobe
3 16 (9.94%) Google
4 12 (7.45%) WSO2
5 8 (4.97%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.11%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.48%) ForgeRock
7 4 (2.48%) Informatica
7 4 (2.48%) Proofpoint
8 3 (1.86%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.24%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.24%) Splunk
10 1 (0.62%) Talend
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