The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 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 of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 80 101
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 52 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.26% 1.93% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.42% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 27
Median daily rate £500 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.05% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £250 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £31.22 £40.00
% change year-on-year +52.13% -21.94%  

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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1938 2028 2440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.26% 80.03% 79.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1121 1169 1452
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 152 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £49.25
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 of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in the East of England

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in the East of England

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in the East of England

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 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
Essex +6 32 £500 +48.14%
Bedfordshire -1 7 £488 -
Hertfordshire +5 6 £550 -2.22% 10
Cambridgeshire -13 4 - - 13
Suffolk +4 2 £450 - 1
Norfolk +2 1 - - 1
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 of England region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 84 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (64.10%) DevOps
3 68 (58.12%) TDD
4 62 (52.99%) Java
5 59 (50.43%) Linux
6 56 (47.86%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (44.44%) Test Automation
7 52 (44.44%) Jenkins
8 47 (40.17%) Git (software)
8 47 (40.17%) Middleware
9 46 (39.32%) Scrum
10 45 (38.46%) SOA
11 44 (37.61%) HTTP
12 43 (36.75%) Configuration Management
13 42 (35.90%) TCP/IP
13 42 (35.90%) SSL
13 42 (35.90%) Kanban
13 42 (35.90%) Mentoring
14 40 (34.19%) Puppet
15 37 (31.62%) Opscode Chef
16 36 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 35 (29.91%) J2EE
17 35 (29.91%) Oracle
18 34 (29.06%) Apache
18 34 (29.06%) Coaching
19 33 (28.21%) Relational Database
20 32 (27.35%) Microservices
20 32 (27.35%) Continuous Delivery
21 31 (26.50%) User Stories
21 31 (26.50%) API Design

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 34 (29.06%) Apache
2 29 (24.79%) JBoss
3 28 (23.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (8.55%) WebSphere
5 8 (6.84%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.84%) WebLogic
6 7 (5.98%) Confluence
7 4 (3.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (3.42%) IIS
7 4 (3.42%) Jetty
7 4 (3.42%) Mongrel
7 4 (3.42%) nginx
8 2 (1.71%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.71%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.71%) CMS
8 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.71%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (4.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (3.42%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.42%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.27%) SaaS
4 4 (3.42%) Boomi
4 4 (3.42%) Google App Engine
4 4 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.42%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.71%) G Suite
6 2 (1.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (37.61%) HTTP
2 42 (35.90%) SSL
2 42 (35.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.42%) DHCP
3 4 (3.42%) DNS
3 4 (3.42%) Intranet
3 4 (3.42%) SMS
4 3 (2.56%) FTP
4 3 (2.56%) IPsec
5 2 (1.71%) Internet
6 1 (0.85%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.85%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.85%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.21%) Relational Database
2 17 (14.53%) NoSQL
3 13 (11.11%) Big Data
4 11 (9.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (8.55%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.56%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.71%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.71%) Apache Zeppelin
8 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.71%) HBase
8 2 (1.71%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 47 (40.17%) Git (software)
3 28 (23.93%) Subversion
4 14 (11.97%) Maven
5 12 (10.26%) Selenium
6 10 (8.55%) SoapUI
7 9 (7.69%) JUnit
8 8 (6.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (6.84%) Mockito
9 7 (5.98%) JIRA
9 7 (5.98%) XDoclet
10 6 (5.13%) IntelliJ
10 6 (5.13%) Mercurial
10 6 (5.13%) WebStorm
11 5 (4.27%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
12 4 (3.42%) JBehave
12 4 (3.42%) JIRA Agile
13 3 (2.56%) Travis CI
14 2 (1.71%) Bower
General
1 10 (8.55%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Marketing
3 7 (5.98%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.27%) Electronics
6 4 (3.42%) Legal
7 2 (1.71%) Automotive
8 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Developer
1 28 (23.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (18.80%) Architect
3 20 (17.09%) Java Developer
4 8 (6.84%) Lead DevOps
4 8 (6.84%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (5.98%) Analyst
5 7 (5.98%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.27%) Integration Architect
6 5 (4.27%) Integration Developer
6 5 (4.27%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.27%) WebSphere Developer
7 4 (3.42%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (3.42%) Data Integration Architect
7 4 (3.42%) Digital Architect
7 4 (3.42%) Digital Marketing Architect
7 4 (3.42%) SOA Architect
7 4 (3.42%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (40.17%) Middleware
2 35 (29.91%) J2EE
3 22 (18.80%) Spring
4 18 (15.38%) JSON
5 16 (13.68%) .NET
6 15 (12.82%) XML
7 12 (10.26%) RESTful
8 10 (8.55%) Hibernate
9 9 (7.69%) REST
9 9 (7.69%) XSLT
10 8 (6.84%) IBM Integration Bus
11 7 (5.98%) EJB
11 7 (5.98%) Java EE
11 7 (5.98%) Web Services
12 6 (5.13%) HTML
12 6 (5.13%) HTML5
12 6 (5.13%) JPA
12 6 (5.13%) jQuery
12 6 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (5.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.84%) Virtual Team
3 7 (5.98%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.13%) DataPower
5 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.42%) Social Media
6 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.71%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.71%) iPad
7 2 (1.71%) RIA
7 2 (1.71%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.71%) User Experience
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) e-Health
8 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 59 (50.43%) Linux
2 36 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (17.09%) Unix
4 6 (5.13%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.71%) CentOS
5 2 (1.71%) Fedora
5 2 (1.71%) Windows
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (64.10%) DevOps
3 68 (58.12%) TDD
4 56 (47.86%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (44.44%) Test Automation
6 46 (39.32%) Scrum
7 45 (38.46%) SOA
8 43 (36.75%) Configuration Management
9 42 (35.90%) Kanban
9 42 (35.90%) Mentoring
10 34 (29.06%) Coaching
11 32 (27.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 32 (27.35%) Microservices
12 31 (26.50%) API Design
12 31 (26.50%) User Stories
13 30 (25.64%) Software Engineering
14 27 (23.08%) OO
15 19 (16.24%) Continuous Deployment
16 15 (12.82%) BDD
17 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.99%) Java
2 28 (23.93%) Perl
3 19 (16.24%) C
4 14 (11.97%) SQL
5 13 (11.11%) Groovy
5 13 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.11%) Python
6 9 (7.69%) Scala
7 8 (6.84%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.27%) Ruby
9 3 (2.56%) XPath
10 2 (1.71%) C++
10 2 (1.71%) R
11 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.85%) C#
11 1 (0.85%) Go
11 1 (0.85%) Haskell
11 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.27%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) CISA
4 1 (0.85%) CISM
4 1 (0.85%) CISSP
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.85%) GSEC
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 30 (25.64%) Docker
2 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.27%) Xen
4 2 (1.71%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.85%) KVM
5 1 (0.85%) LXC
5 1 (0.85%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (34.19%) Puppet
2 37 (31.62%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (10.26%) Ansible
4 6 (5.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.85%) Grafana
5 1 (0.85%) Kibana
5 1 (0.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 35 (29.91%) Oracle
2 30 (25.64%) WSO2
3 9 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.69%) SAP
3 9 (7.69%) VMware
4 8 (6.84%) IBM
4 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.13%) Google
6 5 (4.27%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.42%) Adobe
7 4 (3.42%) Dell
8 2 (1.71%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.71%) Splunk
8 2 (1.71%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.85%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.85%) Pegasus
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