Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 71 59
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12 +13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 8 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.22% 1.08% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.36% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 10
Gloucestershire median daily rate £325 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +5.88% -29.17%
10th Percentile £273 £358 £344
90th Percentile £378 £528 £513
South West median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £65.00

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 537 733 763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 81.61% 79.24% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 429 461
Gloucestershire median daily rate £401 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.88% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £227 £218 £213
90th Percentile £554 £563 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 67 42
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £38.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.11% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.20 £26.25
90th Percentile £56.14 £46.60 £54.21
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Filton - 2 £325 -
Open Source
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Django
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (12.50%) Behavioural Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) MongoDB

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Gradle
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Applications Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Python Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) EJB
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Behavioural Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat