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 3 months to 27 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
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 5.21% 1.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -  
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 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.76% -  

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 Brighton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 169 156 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 88.02% 80.83% 85.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 91 159
Median daily rate £350 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% +14.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £11.93 £21.36 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.13% +0.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton 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 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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 10 (76.92%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 6 (46.15%) Coaching
3 6 (46.15%) Data Acquisition
3 6 (46.15%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (46.15%) Mapinfo
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) GIS
3 6 (46.15%) ArcGIS
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Data Management
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Node.js
5 3 (23.08%) Big Data
5 3 (23.08%) RESTful
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 3 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Geospatial Data
1 6 (46.15%) GIS
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Gradle
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) GIS Technician
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Technician
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) GIS Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) QA Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) QA Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) QA Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) QA Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Senior GIS Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Node.js
1 3 (23.08%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Coaching
2 6 (46.15%) Data Acquisition
2 6 (46.15%) Data Management
2 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
5 2 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Mapinfo