Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 101 123
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 -19
Contract jobs citing Open Source 42 50 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.31% 1.53% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.86% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 15
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% -1.75%
10th Percentile £335 £321 £219
90th Percentile £588 £593 £605
England median daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -20.45% -5.38% +9.41%

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 2675 2688 2485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.13% 82.18% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1702 1703 1574
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 68 83
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +1.25%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.75 £40.20
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Nottinghamshire -6 22 £463 +12.12% 11
Northamptonshire +17 13 £470 -21.67%
Leicestershire -6 5 £253 -26.81% 1
Derbyshire -5 2 £350 -33.33% 1
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (57.14%) Java
3 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (35.71%) DevOps
5 14 (33.33%) Linux
6 12 (28.57%) Selenium
7 11 (26.19%) MySQL
7 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
8 10 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
9 9 (21.43%) SDLC
9 9 (21.43%) Docker
9 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
9 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
10 8 (19.05%) BDD
10 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
10 8 (19.05%) Ansible
10 8 (19.05%) Python
11 7 (16.67%) Windows
11 7 (16.67%) TDD
11 7 (16.67%) Ruby
11 7 (16.67%) Scrum
12 6 (14.29%) Finance
12 6 (14.29%) Google
12 6 (14.29%) QA
12 6 (14.29%) OO
12 6 (14.29%) Apache
12 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
12 6 (14.29%) 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 6 (14.29%) Apache
1 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.76%) Alfresco
3 2 (4.76%) Drupal
3 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.76%) Liferay
3 2 (4.76%) nginx
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Kentico
4 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.29%) G Suite
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.76%) Route 53
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) GitHub
5 1 (2.38%) IaaS
5 1 (2.38%) iPaaS
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (9.52%) HTTP
2 4 (9.52%) SSL
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) AMQP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) MQTT
4 1 (2.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) MySQL
2 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.90%) FitNesse
5 5 (11.90%) Subversion
6 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
7 3 (7.14%) Grunt
7 3 (7.14%) JUnit
7 3 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (7.14%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.76%) JMeter
8 2 (4.76%) NUnit
8 2 (4.76%) Protractor
8 2 (4.76%) Ranorex
8 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.76%) TestNG
9 1 (2.38%) Gatling
9 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 5 (11.90%) Designer
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
5 3 (7.14%) WebOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Coach
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) CSS
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) Dropwizard
3 3 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 3 (7.14%) jQuery
3 3 (7.14%) JSON
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.76%) CSS3
4 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 2 (4.76%) Middleware
4 2 (4.76%) Node.js
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
4 2 (4.76%) Sass
4 2 (4.76%) Sensu
4 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Unix
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (35.71%) DevOps
3 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
4 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 10 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (21.43%) SDLC
6 8 (19.05%) BDD
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
7 7 (16.67%) TDD
8 6 (14.29%) OO
8 6 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (9.52%) SOA
10 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.14%) Microservices
10 3 (7.14%) Migration
10 3 (7.14%) OOP
10 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) Python
3 7 (16.67%) Ruby
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.90%) PHP
6 3 (7.14%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) SQL
7 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.76%) Clojure
7 2 (4.76%) Scala
8 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Ansible
2 6 (14.29%) Puppet
3 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.14%) Salt
4 3 (7.14%) Terraform
5 2 (4.76%) collectd
5 2 (4.76%) Kibana
5 2 (4.76%) logstash
5 2 (4.76%) StatsD
6 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.38%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Google
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.76%) Capita
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) OpenText
5 2 (4.76%) SaltStack
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.38%) Casewise
6 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.38%) Workday