The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 23 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 34 43
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 14 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.11% 2.08% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 2.49% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £475 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -22.22%  
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 £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 East Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 240 241 306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 87.59% 83.39% 85.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 147 208
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Median hourly rate £11.93 £21.36 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.13% +6.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in East Sussex

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in East Sussex over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in East Sussex

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Brighton +9 10 £475 +26.66% 3
Hove -6 3 £531 -
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) QA
3 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) Python
5 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 7 (38.89%) RESTful
5 7 (38.89%) Node.js
5 7 (38.89%) Front End Development
6 6 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (33.33%) Coaching
6 6 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (33.33%) Big Data
6 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) GIS
6 6 (33.33%) ArcGIS
6 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 6 (33.33%) Data Management
6 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (33.33%) Mapinfo
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Big Data
1 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
1 6 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Gradle
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
1 6 (33.33%) GIS Technician
1 6 (33.33%) Senior Technician
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) GIS Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) QA Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) QA Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Senior GIS Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Node.js
1 7 (38.89%) RESTful
2 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.11%) Django
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Smart Home
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) Front End Development
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Coaching
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
4 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) Data Management
4 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
6 2 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Mapinfo
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle