Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 61 61
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -15
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.95% 1.89% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 2.13% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 7
Coventry median daily rate £438 £494 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +107.89% -38.31%
10th Percentile £338 £410 £219
90th Percentile £550 £614 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.41 - £32.10

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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 619 938 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.22% 88.74% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 649 397
Coventry median daily rate £415 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £251 £300 £250
90th Percentile £540 £542 £553
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 31
Coventry median hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.10% -22.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.33 £11.50
90th Percentile £42.63 £38.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Social Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (42.86%) Static Program Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Travis CI
3 3 (42.86%) Fuzz Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 3 (42.86%) CircleCI
3 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) OWASP
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) nginx
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) Static Code Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Spring

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 3 (42.86%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) ICMP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) CircleCI
2 3 (42.86%) Travis CI
3 1 (14.29%) jMock
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacker
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) OAuth
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SAML
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Fuzz Testing
3 3 (42.86%) OWASP
3 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Social Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Static Code Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Static Program Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Go
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle