Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 47 47
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.34% 0.67% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 0.89% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Dorset median daily rate £475 £494 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -1.20% +122.22%
South West median daily rate £431 £435 £450
% change year-on-year -0.81% -3.39% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £65.00

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 Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 243 337 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 81.27% 75.22% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 244 183
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £208 £227 £231
90th Percentile £500 £522 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 50
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £22.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.05% -46.65% +146.65%
10th Percentile £11.45 £14.25 £24.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.65 £46.77
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.51%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Dorset

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Dorset

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 17 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
Bournemouth - 6 £475 -
Poole +6 1 £425 -22.73%
Open Source
South West

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 Dorset region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Google
1 6 (85.71%) Ubuntu
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (85.71%) Kubernetes
1 6 (85.71%) Terraform
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (14.29%) SolidFire
3 1 (14.29%) Garbage Collection
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Isilon
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) JSP

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (85.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Garbage Collection
2 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Python
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Kubernetes
1 6 (85.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Isilon
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) SolidFire