The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Rank 26 31 51
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 36 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.51% 4.24% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.63% 5.03% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 2 4
Median daily rate £523 £419 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.77% -8.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £404 £447
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £434 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +11.51% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £39.90
% change year-on-year +23.07% -18.54%  

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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 374 378 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 88.42% 84.38% 80.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 208 190
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 41
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.36% -47.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Essex

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Essex over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Essex

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in Essex

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Southend-on-Sea -3 22 £500 +14.17%
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 1
Open Source
East of England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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

1 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (71.15%) SOA
3 30 (57.69%) Java
4 29 (55.77%) DevOps
5 28 (53.85%) Jenkins
6 27 (51.92%) J2EE
6 27 (51.92%) TDD
6 27 (51.92%) Scrum
7 23 (44.23%) Oracle
8 22 (42.31%) Linux
8 22 (42.31%) Middleware
9 21 (40.38%) Configuration Management
9 21 (40.38%) SSL
9 21 (40.38%) HTTP
9 21 (40.38%) TCP/IP
9 21 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (40.38%) Kanban
10 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
11 18 (34.62%) WSO2
11 18 (34.62%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (34.62%) Marketing
11 18 (34.62%) Apache
11 18 (34.62%) Coaching
12 17 (32.69%) API Design
12 17 (32.69%) Puppet
13 16 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (30.77%) User Stories
13 16 (30.77%) Perl
13 16 (30.77%) Docker
13 16 (30.77%) Mentoring

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 18 (34.62%) Apache
2 16 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (28.85%) JBoss
4 10 (19.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
6 6 (11.54%) Confluence
7 3 (5.77%) IIS
7 3 (5.77%) Jetty
7 3 (5.77%) Mongrel
7 3 (5.77%) nginx
7 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
7 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.77%) Google App Engine
1 3 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) HTTP
1 21 (40.38%) SSL
1 21 (40.38%) TCP/IP
2 10 (19.23%) SMS
3 6 (11.54%) Intranet
4 3 (5.77%) DHCP
4 3 (5.77%) DNS
4 3 (5.77%) FTP
4 3 (5.77%) IPsec
5 2 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) Relational Database
2 10 (19.23%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 28 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
3 12 (23.08%) Subversion
4 7 (13.46%) Selenium
4 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
4 7 (13.46%) XDoclet
5 6 (11.54%) JIRA
5 6 (11.54%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (7.69%) Maven
7 3 (5.77%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (34.62%) Marketing
2 12 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 10 (19.23%) Legal
4 9 (17.31%) Finance
5 8 (15.38%) Electronics
5 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Architect
2 12 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Digital Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Digital Marketing Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 7 (13.46%) SOA Architect
6 6 (11.54%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 6 (11.54%) IT Architect
6 6 (11.54%) Lead DevOps
6 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (11.54%) Technical Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Scrum Master
8 4 (7.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Agile Coach
10 2 (3.85%) Agile Scrum Master
10 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
11 1 (1.92%) Principal Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Principal Software Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) J2EE
2 22 (42.31%) Middleware
3 13 (25.00%) .NET
4 7 (13.46%) EJB
4 7 (13.46%) Java EE
4 7 (13.46%) Web Services
5 6 (11.54%) JSON
5 6 (11.54%) Play Framework
5 6 (11.54%) RESTful
5 6 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (11.54%) Swagger
5 6 (11.54%) XSLT
6 3 (5.77%) Servlets
7 1 (1.92%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.92%) JAX-RS
7 1 (1.92%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Virtual Team
2 10 (19.23%) Social Media
3 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) e-Health
4 1 (1.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.85%) CentOS
3 2 (3.85%) Fedora
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (71.15%) SOA
3 29 (55.77%) DevOps
4 27 (51.92%) Scrum
4 27 (51.92%) TDD
5 21 (40.38%) Configuration Management
5 21 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (40.38%) Kanban
6 18 (34.62%) Coaching
6 18 (34.62%) Digital Marketing
7 17 (32.69%) API Design
8 16 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 16 (30.77%) User Stories
9 15 (28.85%) Microservices
10 13 (25.00%) OO
11 12 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (21.15%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
13 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (19.23%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) Java
2 16 (30.77%) Perl
3 13 (25.00%) C
4 7 (13.46%) Groovy
4 7 (13.46%) Python
4 7 (13.46%) Ruby
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) XPath
6 2 (3.85%) Scala
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Go
7 1 (1.92%) Haskell
7 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.92%) CISA
3 1 (1.92%) CISM
3 1 (1.92%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) GSEC
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) Docker
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.69%) Xen
4 1 (1.92%) KVM
4 1 (1.92%) LXC
4 1 (1.92%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) Puppet
2 15 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (1.92%) Mesos
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Oracle
2 18 (34.62%) WSO2
3 10 (19.23%) Adobe
4 8 (15.38%) SAP
5 7 (13.46%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) Google
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.92%) Pegasus
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