The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 39 40
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.60% 1.94% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.27% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £388 £483 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.68% +103.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £398 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £515 £328
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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 200 352 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 80.00% 85.23% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 1032 618
Median daily rate £413 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 18 46
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +63.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.25 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £44.83 £40.50
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 Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Coventry

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Coventry

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Coventry

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 Coventry region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (60.00%) Service Design
4 5 (50.00%) User Stories
4 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (10.00%) Social Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (10.00%) Static Program Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
7 1 (10.00%) Fuzz Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source Development
7 1 (10.00%) CircleCI
7 1 (10.00%) Kanban
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) Android

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (10.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) CircleCI
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) jMock
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Mockito
1 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Digital Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Transformation
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Transformation Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Service Design
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) OWASP
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Static Program Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft