Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 20 August 2018 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 112 95
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 +8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 46 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.61% 1.00% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.18% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 24
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £450 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +19.21% -5.63%
10th Percentile £411 £315 £274
90th Percentile £579 £538 £750
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -25.53% +7.43% -2.78%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,358 2,619 2,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.77% 84.68% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,466 1,647 1,622
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £253 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 86 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -17.14%
10th Percentile £10.47 £10.30 £10.44
90th Percentile £45.84 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.37 £23.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.03% +1.06% +9.05%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in the East Midlands

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in the East Midlands

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in the East Midlands

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in the East Midlands

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire +4 24 £500 - 3
Northamptonshire -7 12 £475 - 2
Leicestershire +8 4 £600 +137.62% 2
Derbyshire +12 3 £525 +50.00%
Lincolnshire - 1 £525 - 2
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 17 (36.96%) Python
3 16 (34.78%) Bash Shell
3 16 (34.78%) Docker
4 14 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (28.26%) DevOps
5 13 (28.26%) Ansible
5 13 (28.26%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (28.26%) MongoDB
5 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
5 13 (28.26%) Windows
5 13 (28.26%) Java
5 13 (28.26%) Web Services
6 12 (26.09%) Apache
6 12 (26.09%) Red Hat
6 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 12 (26.09%) nginx
6 12 (26.09%) CentOS
6 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (26.09%) Ubuntu
7 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
7 11 (23.91%) SQL
8 10 (21.74%) LXC
8 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
9 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (19.57%) Firewall
9 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.39%) OO

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 12 (26.09%) Apache
1 12 (26.09%) nginx
2 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Pig
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.35%) Confluence
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon Glacier
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon S3
2 6 (13.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) npm
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
2 9 (19.57%) Firewall
3 5 (10.87%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) MongoDB
2 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 7 (15.22%) Amazon Aurora
3 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.04%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (8.70%) Big Data
5 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.52%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (4.35%) MySQL
8 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.17%) HBase
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.17%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.04%) JIRA
3 6 (13.04%) Selenium
4 4 (8.70%) Subversion
5 3 (6.52%) CA Release Automation
5 3 (6.52%) Gradle
5 3 (6.52%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.52%) IntelliJ
5 3 (6.52%) JUnit
5 3 (6.52%) Maven
5 3 (6.52%) NetBeans
6 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.35%) Protractor
6 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.35%) SOAtest
6 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (17.39%) Retail
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) AWS Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Administrator
3 10 (21.74%) Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (19.57%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (15.22%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (10.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Data Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Developer in Test
9 3 (6.52%) Python Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) AWS Specialist
10 2 (4.35%) Big Data Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Cloud Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Cloud Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Web Services
2 7 (15.22%) Spring
3 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.87%) Node.js
3 5 (10.87%) SOAP
4 4 (8.70%) HTML
4 4 (8.70%) HTML5
4 4 (8.70%) XML
5 3 (6.52%) Ajax
5 3 (6.52%) CSS
5 3 (6.52%) J2EE
5 3 (6.52%) jQuery
5 3 (6.52%) REST
5 3 (6.52%) Spring Boot
5 3 (6.52%) Spring Security
5 3 (6.52%) Swagger
5 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.35%) MXNet
6 2 (4.35%) TensorFlow
6 2 (4.35%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 13 (28.26%) Windows
3 12 (26.09%) CentOS
3 12 (26.09%) Ubuntu
4 7 (15.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) DevOps
2 13 (28.26%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (17.39%) ETL
4 8 (17.39%) OO
5 7 (15.22%) Analytics
5 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
5 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.04%) Data Analytics
6 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.87%) Change Management
7 5 (10.87%) ITIL
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.70%) Scrum
8 4 (8.70%) SDET
8 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) Python
2 16 (34.78%) Bash Shell
3 13 (28.26%) Java
4 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
5 11 (23.91%) SQL
6 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) R
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
7 2 (4.35%) Scala
8 1 (2.17%) AWK
8 1 (2.17%) C#
8 1 (2.17%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) TickIT
2 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.35%) QA
4 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Docker
2 10 (21.74%) LXC
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.17%) HDFS
3 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (28.26%) Ansible
3 7 (15.22%) Puppet
4 4 (8.70%) Terraform
5 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (2.17%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (2.17%) Mesos
7 1 (2.17%) Oozie
7 1 (2.17%) Packer
7 1 (2.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.04%) Splunk
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Talend
6 1 (2.17%) Alteryx
6 1 (2.17%) Infor
6 1 (2.17%) Informatica
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) Tableau
6 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.17%) WSO2