The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Open Source
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 22 31
Rank change year-on-year -26 +9  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.99% 5.13% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 7.41% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £471 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £29.97 £42.50
% change year-on-year +58.47% -29.47%  

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 358 216 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 88.18% 69.23% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 101 112
Median daily rate £353 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.94% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £702 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.45 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.57% +16.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £17.45 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Open Source as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Basingstoke

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Open Source in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Basingstoke

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Docker
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) IBM
4 5 (55.56%) Middleware
4 5 (55.56%) SOAP
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) SOA
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) Microservices
6 3 (33.33%) MuleSoft
6 3 (33.33%) WSO2
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Lucene
6 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) XSLT
6 3 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 3 (33.33%) UML

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) JBoss
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Broadcast Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (33.33%) Lucene
2 3 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (11.11%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) KVM
4 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Grafana
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (11.11%) logstash
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) MuleSoft
3 3 (33.33%) WSO2
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) SaltStack
4 1 (11.11%) Splunk
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