The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.76% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.12% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
Open Source
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 22.22% 13.64% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £275 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Open Source
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Salt

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware