Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 108 95
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +30
Contract jobs citing Open Source 46 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.72% 1.26% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.49% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 33
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -18.66%
10th Percentile £349 £340 £321
90th Percentile £550 £588 £595
England median daily rate £525 £503 £480
% change year-on-year +4.48% +4.69% +5.49%
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% +5.88%

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 2,204 2,676 2,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.24% 84.07% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 1,697 1,679
East Midlands median daily rate £401 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.46% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £247 £229
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +8.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.79 £8.76
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £41.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +19 30 £500 +11.17% 4
Northamptonshire -17 10 £348 -26.35% 1
Leicestershire +9 3 £700 +177.23%
Derbyshire +10 1 - - 1
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (63.04%) Web Services
3 28 (60.87%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (56.52%) Python
5 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (52.17%) SQL
7 23 (50.00%) Ansible
7 23 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (45.65%) NoSQL
9 20 (43.48%) ETL
9 20 (43.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 20 (43.48%) Relational Database
9 20 (43.48%) Amazon Aurora
10 19 (41.30%) Amazon Redshift
10 19 (41.30%) Amazon Glacier
10 19 (41.30%) Amazon EMR
10 19 (41.30%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (41.30%) Amazon S3
11 18 (39.13%) Splunk
12 17 (36.96%) Analytics
12 17 (36.96%) Data Analytics
12 17 (36.96%) DevOps
13 15 (32.61%) Java
14 12 (26.09%) Spring
14 12 (26.09%) Task Automation
15 11 (23.91%) Business Continuity
15 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
15 11 (23.91%) Linux
16 10 (21.74%) Unix
16 10 (21.74%) Scrum

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 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Pig
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (43.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 19 (41.30%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (41.30%) Amazon EMR
3 19 (41.30%) Amazon Glacier
3 19 (41.30%) Amazon S3
4 8 (17.39%) npm
5 1 (2.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) NoSQL
2 20 (43.48%) Amazon Aurora
2 20 (43.48%) Relational Database
3 19 (41.30%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (19.57%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (15.22%) MySQL
6 3 (6.52%) Apache Hive
6 3 (6.52%) Big Data
6 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
1 10 (21.74%) Selenium
2 8 (17.39%) HP UFT
3 7 (15.22%) CA Release Automation
3 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.22%) Gradle
3 7 (15.22%) JUnit
3 7 (15.22%) Maven
3 7 (15.22%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.35%) Protractor
5 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.35%) SOAtest
5 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.17%) gulp
6 1 (2.17%) RSpec
6 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (8.70%) Publishing
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Economy
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) AWS Engineer
2 17 (36.96%) Cloud Engineer
3 16 (34.78%) Developer
4 10 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (19.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
7 7 (15.22%) Data Engineer
7 7 (15.22%) Database Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) AWS Specialist
8 4 (8.70%) Cloud Specialist
8 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Developer in Test
10 2 (4.35%) AWS Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Cloud Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Cloud Software Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Data Scientist
10 2 (4.35%) DevOps Specialist
10 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) Web Services
2 12 (26.09%) Spring
3 10 (21.74%) Node.js
4 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
4 9 (19.57%) HTML
4 9 (19.57%) HTML5
5 8 (17.39%) Ajax
5 8 (17.39%) CSS
5 8 (17.39%) jQuery
5 8 (17.39%) Spring Boot
5 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (15.22%) J2EE
6 7 (15.22%) REST
6 7 (15.22%) Spring Security
6 7 (15.22%) Swagger
7 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.35%) LAMP
7 2 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (4.35%) RESTful
7 2 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) CentOS
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) ETL
3 17 (36.96%) Analytics
3 17 (36.96%) Data Analytics
3 17 (36.96%) DevOps
4 12 (26.09%) Task Automation
5 11 (23.91%) Business Continuity
6 10 (21.74%) Scrum
7 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.22%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.70%) TDD
10 3 (6.52%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (6.52%) MapReduce
10 3 (6.52%) SDET
10 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.35%) BDD
11 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Python
2 24 (52.17%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) Java
4 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.70%) ActionScript
5 4 (8.70%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (6.52%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) R
7 2 (4.35%) Scala
8 1 (2.17%) AWK
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) ES6
8 1 (2.17%) ES7
8 1 (2.17%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 28 (60.87%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (50.00%) Ansible
3 7 (15.22%) Puppet
4 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.17%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.17%) Icinga
5 1 (2.17%) Mesos
5 1 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (2.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Splunk
2 7 (15.22%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) CA
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat