Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow 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 20 March 2019 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
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 25 25
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 2.00% 7.93% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 8.71% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 0
Hounslow median daily rate £500 £540 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% - -
West London median daily rate £550 £519 £475
% change year-on-year +6.02% +9.21% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hounslow median hourly rate - - -
West London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 Hounslow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hounslow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 319 264 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 91.14% 91.03% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 190 61
Hounslow median daily rate £498 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.50% +17.65% +0.59%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £604 £600 £528
West London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 6
Hounslow median hourly rate £21.13 £39.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.51% +81.61% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.75 £16.20 £8.75
90th Percentile £115.00 £46.10 £115.63
West London median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% +50.00% +16.28%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Hounslow

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Hounslow

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

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 Hounslow region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
Osterley +2 4 £500 -
Feltham -9 3 £525 +20.69%
Open Source
West London

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hounslow region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Qt
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Terraform
4 3 (42.86%) Ansible
4 3 (42.86%) Docker
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Packer
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) RTP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Terraform
2 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (28.57%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco