Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton 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 6 months to 20 November 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
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 44 59
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.04% 1.37% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.66% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Brighton median daily rate £275 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £425 £250
90th Percentile £438 £475 £350
East Sussex median daily rate £475 £450 £300
% change year-on-year +5.56% +50.00% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Brighton median hourly rate - £42.00 -
East Sussex median hourly rate - £42.00 -

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Brighton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 292 302 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 85.13% 82.74% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 187 296
Brighton median daily rate £375 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £555 £538 £538
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Brighton median hourly rate £13.50 £21.43 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.00% +7.61% +26.59%
10th Percentile £10.20 £13.79 £12.18
90th Percentile £101.25 £38.85 £38.66
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £21.36 £22.07
% change year-on-year -20.39% -3.25% +40.23%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Brighton

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Brighton

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Brighton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Brighton

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
5 2 (28.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Docker
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source Development
5 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) QA Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) QA Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source Development
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker