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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 41 36
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.71% 0.83% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.00% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £465 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £39.90
% change year-on-year +23.07% -18.54%  

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 302 299 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 86.04% 82.60% 75.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 200 127
Median daily rate £445 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 23 (95.83%) Web Services
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 10 (41.67%) Project Management
4 10 (41.67%) Finance
4 10 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 10 (41.67%) User Stories
5 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 9 (37.50%) Service Design
6 7 (29.17%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (20.83%) Ruby
7 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
7 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Requirements Engineering
7 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (16.67%) Scala
8 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
8 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (16.67%) BDD
8 4 (16.67%) REST
8 4 (16.67%) CSS3
8 4 (16.67%) Play Framework
8 4 (16.67%) Ajax
8 4 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.67%) JSON
8 4 (16.67%) Django
8 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL

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 (4.17%) CloudStack
1 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Analyst
1 19 (79.17%) Business Analyst
2 17 (70.83%) Digital Analyst
2 17 (70.83%) Digital Business Analyst
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Architect
6 4 (16.67%) Digital Architect
6 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
7 3 (12.50%) Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (12.50%) Digital Transformation
7 3 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Transformation Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Architect
9 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Public Sector Business Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) Ajax
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) CSS3
2 4 (16.67%) Django
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) HTML5
2 4 (16.67%) JSON
2 4 (16.67%) Play Framework
2 4 (16.67%) REST
2 4 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) Project Management
3 10 (41.67%) User Stories
3 10 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 9 (37.50%) Service Design
5 7 (29.17%) Target Operating Model
6 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
6 5 (20.83%) Requirements Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) BDD
7 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.17%) Analytics
8 1 (4.17%) Change Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) Kanban
8 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
8 1 (4.17%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Ruby
2 4 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) R
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
1 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cobbler
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Google