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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 15 August 2022 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 of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 60 49 43
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 +24
Contract jobs citing Open Source 12 7 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.54% 1.13% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.38% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
10th Percentile £488 £470 £324
25th Percentile £500 £538 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £600 £650
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% -7.69% +44.44%
75th Percentile £547 £638 -
90th Percentile £598 £660 £763
East of England median daily rate £525 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £17.38 - -
Median hourly rate £18.25 - -
75th Percentile £19.13 - -
90th Percentile - - -
East of England median hourly rate £18.25 - -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 625 506 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.23% 81.35% 89.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 288 218
10th Percentile £232 £151 £257
25th Percentile £363 £278 £352
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £400 £450
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -
75th Percentile £575 £501 £550
90th Percentile £675 £588 £650
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 125 23
10th Percentile £13.25 - £13.12
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +14.81% -12.90% -11.43%
75th Percentile £22.00 £18.75 £29.00
90th Percentile £41.00 £22.15 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £26.99 £16.13 £25.35
% change year-on-year +67.38% -36.39% +44.86%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Open Source in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Open Source in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Open Source in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Open Source in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Open Source in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Open Source in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 15 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Cambridge -2 11 £525 -12.50% 24
Huntingdon - 1 £468 -
Open Source
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 6 (50.00%) Degree
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Social Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 3 (25.00%) Yocto
4 3 (25.00%) AWS
4 3 (25.00%) IoT
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) YAML
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Firmware
5 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Agile

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) AWS
2 2 (16.67%) GitHub
2 2 (16.67%) Serverless
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (8.33%) Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Automake
2 2 (16.67%) CMake
3 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Dutch Language
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Organisational Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Research Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) React Developer
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) YAML
2 3 (25.00%) Yocto
3 2 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (16.67%) OpenEmbedded
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) GraphQL
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Kendo UI
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
4 1 (8.33%) React
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Swagger
4 1 (8.33%) XHR
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) IoT
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (16.67%) FPGA
2 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (8.33%) ARM Cortex
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) e-Health
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Agile
4 2 (16.67%) CI/CD
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Situational Awareness
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Development
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Health Informatics
5 1 (8.33%) Informatics
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) UVM
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Bash
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) SystemVerilog
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
2 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Linaro
2 1 (8.33%) Cadence
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft