Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 112 124
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -14
Contract jobs citing Open Source 17 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.75% 1.24% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.45% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 9
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -20.83% +9.09%
10th Percentile £364 £238 £327
90th Percentile £675 £589 £610
England median daily rate £525 £506 £500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +16.13%

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 1,899 2,545 2,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 84.29% 85.35% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,226 1,567 1,557
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £256 £249 £225
90th Percentile £556 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £447
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.47% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 89 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.69% -17.14%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.77 £10.43
90th Percentile £33.00 £47.60 £40.60
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -11.76% +8.51%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 9 £525 +27.27% 5
Leicestershire +8 3 £450 -10.00%
Northamptonshire -3 3 £350 -26.32%
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 12 (70.59%) Java
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Puppet
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (47.06%) TypeScript
4 8 (47.06%) DevOps
5 7 (41.18%) Ansible
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (29.41%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Open Source Development
7 5 (29.41%) Terraform
7 5 (29.41%) Application Rationalisation
7 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (29.41%) SDLC
7 5 (29.41%) Service Management
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 5 (29.41%) SOA
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
7 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 4 (23.53%) Ajax
8 4 (23.53%) Spring
8 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
8 4 (23.53%) jQuery
8 4 (23.53%) CSS
8 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript

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 3 (17.65%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.88%) npm
4 1 (5.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) CA Release Automation
1 3 (17.65%) Gradle
1 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
1 3 (17.65%) IntelliJ
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) JUnit
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
1 3 (17.65%) NetBeans
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) gulp
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Economy
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Lead Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Data Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Requirements Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Database Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) Ajax
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) HTML5
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
2 4 (23.53%) Node.js
2 4 (23.53%) Spring
2 4 (23.53%) Spring Boot
2 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
3 3 (17.65%) Kafka
3 3 (17.65%) Spring Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
1 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) DevOps
4 6 (35.29%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Application Rationalisation
5 5 (29.41%) Open Source Development
5 5 (29.41%) SDLC
5 5 (29.41%) Service Management
5 5 (29.41%) SOA
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
6 4 (23.53%) Technical Debt
7 3 (17.65%) API Development
7 3 (17.65%) Data Management
7 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
7 3 (17.65%) Microservices
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
7 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) TypeScript
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) ES6
5 1 (5.88%) ES7
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) BC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Puppet
2 7 (41.18%) Ansible
3 5 (29.41%) Terraform
4 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
5 1 (5.88%) Icinga
5 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk