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 3 months to 26 June 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 87 69
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 19 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.23% 0.46% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.56% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 26
Median daily rate £463 £355 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.28% -29.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £291 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £431 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £31.22 £42.50
% change year-on-year +52.13% -26.53%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1310 1243 1235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.12% 81.94% 77.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 773 754
Median daily rate £410 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +6.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £290 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 11 £450 - 8
Northamptonshire +2 5 £475 +31.03% 4
Leicestershire -7 2 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £350 -
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (50.00%) Java
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) Docker
6 8 (30.77%) DevOps
6 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
7 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
7 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (26.92%) Ansible
8 6 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 6 (23.08%) Google
8 6 (23.08%) MySQL
8 6 (23.08%) Python
9 5 (19.23%) PHP
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services
9 5 (19.23%) HTTP
9 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
9 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
9 5 (19.23%) SDLC
9 5 (19.23%) Microservices
10 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
10 4 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (15.38%) Puppet
10 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (15.38%) Subversion
10 4 (15.38%) Selenium

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 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) Alfresco
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) Drupal
2 2 (7.69%) Liferay
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (11.54%) G Suite
3 3 (11.54%) IaaS
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (7.69%) PaaS
4 2 (7.69%) SaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (3.85%) Route 53
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (3.85%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) HBase
4 1 (3.85%) Mahout
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) Subversion
4 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.69%) JIRA
5 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.85%) Ant
6 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.85%) Grunt
6 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.85%) Maven
6 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Designer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (11.54%) UI Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Coach
6 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) WebOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) HTML5
3 3 (11.54%) REST
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
3 3 (11.54%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) boto
4 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
4 2 (7.69%) Serverless Framework
4 2 (7.69%) WebSockets
4 2 (7.69%) XSLT
5 1 (3.85%) UDDI
5 1 (3.85%) WSDL
5 1 (3.85%) XHTML
5 1 (3.85%) XML Schema
5 1 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 8 (30.77%) DevOps
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (19.23%) Microservices
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) High Availability
6 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
6 3 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (7.69%) Coaching
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) HDFS
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
3 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.69%) Salt
4 1 (3.85%) Ambari
4 1 (3.85%) collectd
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (3.85%) Kibana
4 1 (3.85%) logstash
4 1 (3.85%) Mesos
4 1 (3.85%) StatsD
4 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Google
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) OpenText
4 2 (7.69%) Rackspace
4 2 (7.69%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (3.85%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) VMware