The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 30 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.

Open Source
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 44 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.60% 1.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 284 343 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 85.03% 75.55% 75.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 176 213
Median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.66 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) UML

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) ATM
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) DSL
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Frame Relay
2 1 (16.67%) ISDN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
2 1 (16.67%) SONET
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Gradle
2 2 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Author
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) EJB
1 3 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (16.67%) JSF
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SparkR
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) MapReduce
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Deduplication
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (16.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) SAP