Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 17 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 44 41
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 14 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.41% 0.89% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 1.16% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £316 £406 £319
90th Percentile £443 £500 £425
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -13.89% +28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

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 Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 341 345 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 82.97% 77.18% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 227 278
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £388 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +0.98% +2.33%
10th Percentile £250 £239 £164
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £22.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.09% +30.54% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.70 £11.20
90th Percentile £20.62 £32.06 £97.58
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
% change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Liverpool

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (57.14%) React
3 7 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (50.00%) Node.js
3 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (42.86%) RESTful
4 6 (42.86%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) SOA
6 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) Unix
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) nginx
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) PaaS
6 4 (28.57%) iPad

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (28.57%) nginx
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) PaaS
3 3 (21.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
1 8 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (28.57%) Big Data
3 3 (21.43%) Redis
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) ERwin
2 3 (21.43%) gulp
2 3 (21.43%) Liquibase
2 3 (21.43%) Mocha
2 3 (21.43%) SonarQube
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) DBA
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) React
2 7 (50.00%) Node.js
3 6 (42.86%) RESTful
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 3 (21.43%) Jest
5 3 (21.43%) Redux
6 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (28.57%) iPad
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Component Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Microservices
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) Groovy
5 4 (28.57%) Ruby
5 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 3 (21.43%) ECMAScript
6 3 (21.43%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) OCPJP
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
1 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle