Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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 of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 55 92
Rank change year-on-year -35 +37 -16
Contract jobs citing Open Source 8 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.56% 2.60% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 3.18% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 11
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £305 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.95% +19.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £335 £325
90th Percentile £488 £575 £414
East of England median daily rate £500 £406 £500
% change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £65.00
East of England median hourly rate - £42.75 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -34.23% -

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 1191 912 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 83.34% 81.79% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 435 751
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
10th Percentile £224 £214 £258
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 89 82
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +111.27% -35.45%
10th Percentile £11.95 £13.70 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £51.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.49% +23.53% +3.83%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Cambridgeshire

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor 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 21 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -24 5 £475 +22.58% 8
Peterborough - 2 £298 - 2
Open Source
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Maven
3 5 (62.50%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (50.00%) System Testing
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Confluence
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) JBehave
4 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (50.00%) Gherkin
4 4 (50.00%) ATDD
4 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) SDET
4 4 (50.00%) Component Testing
5 3 (37.50%) SDLC

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 4 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (62.50%) JUnit
3 5 (62.50%) Maven
4 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (50.00%) JBehave
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (37.50%) FitNesse
5 3 (37.50%) JMeter
5 3 (37.50%) NUnit
5 3 (37.50%) Robot Framework
5 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
6 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
6 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (25.00%) Mockito
6 2 (25.00%) WebStorm
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Tester
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
2 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) JPA
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) ATDD
3 4 (50.00%) Component Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) SDET
3 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) BPMN
5 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Groovy
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Scala
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SaltStack