Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 July 2018 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 76 70
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 +33
Contract jobs citing Open Source 78 63 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.43% 2.23% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.74% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 46 58
Manchester median daily rate £481 £450 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% -5.51% +5.83%
10th Percentile £363 £334 £300
90th Percentile £700 £600 £550
North West median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £32.50

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,729 2,299 3,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 84.96% 81.52% 82.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,773 1,410 1,853
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £250
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 64 53
Manchester median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £15.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.58% +21.48% +0.90%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £11.23
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £44.30
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £36.74 £27.00
% change year-on-year -31.95% +36.06% +0.63%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Manchester

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Manchester

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Manchester

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in Manchester

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
Salford -7 3 £613 +36.11% 1
Stockport -2 2 £500 +5.26% 3
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.18%) SFIA
3 25 (32.05%) Management Information System
3 25 (32.05%) Finance
4 23 (29.49%) Data Management
4 23 (29.49%) Python
5 22 (28.21%) Java
6 21 (26.92%) SQL
6 21 (26.92%) Linux
7 20 (25.64%) PaaS
7 20 (25.64%) Big Data
7 20 (25.64%) DevOps
8 19 (24.36%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (23.08%) MongoDB
10 17 (21.79%) TDD
10 17 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (20.51%) ITIL
11 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
11 16 (20.51%) Oracle
11 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
11 16 (20.51%) SaaS
11 16 (20.51%) Problem Management
11 16 (20.51%) Test Automation
12 15 (19.23%) Git (software)
12 15 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (19.23%) BDD
12 15 (19.23%) Analytics
12 15 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (17.95%) CCNP

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (15.38%) SAS
2 7 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.69%) nginx
3 6 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (5.13%) Confluence
5 3 (3.85%) Apache
5 3 (3.85%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) Tornado
6 1 (1.28%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.64%) PaaS
2 16 (20.51%) SaaS
3 15 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (11.54%) IaaS
5 6 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (5.13%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (5.13%) npm
6 4 (5.13%) Slack
7 3 (3.85%) GitHub
8 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) Firewall
2 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.85%) DNS
3 3 (3.85%) HTTP
3 3 (3.85%) SMS
4 2 (2.56%) Internet
4 2 (2.56%) SSL
5 1 (1.28%) BGP
5 1 (1.28%) DHCP
5 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.28%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) OSPF
5 1 (1.28%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.28%) VPN
5 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) Big Data
2 19 (24.36%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 9 (11.54%) Apache Hive
4 9 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (10.26%) Hadoop
5 8 (10.26%) HBase
6 7 (8.97%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 7 (8.97%) Pentaho
6 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
7 6 (7.69%) DB2
8 5 (6.41%) Data Lake
8 5 (6.41%) Data Mining
8 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
9 4 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (5.13%) MySQL
9 4 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (2.56%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.97%) ERwin
4 6 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.69%) gulp
5 5 (6.41%) JIRA
6 4 (5.13%) CircleCI
6 4 (5.13%) Gradle
6 4 (5.13%) IBM UrbanCode
6 4 (5.13%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.13%) Maven
6 4 (5.13%) Mercurial
6 4 (5.13%) Selenium
6 4 (5.13%) Travis CI
7 3 (3.85%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.85%) JUnit
7 3 (3.85%) Subversion
7 3 (3.85%) webpack
8 2 (2.56%) GitLab
8 2 (2.56%) Grunt
General
1 25 (32.05%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.69%) Electronics
3 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.69%) Marketing
4 4 (5.13%) Retail
5 3 (3.85%) Publishing
6 2 (2.56%) Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Law
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Architect
2 16 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Developer
4 10 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Technical Architect
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Data Architect
8 5 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Python Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Django Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Python/Django Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) CSS
2 11 (14.10%) HTML
2 11 (14.10%) Node.js
3 7 (8.97%) AngularJS
3 7 (8.97%) React
4 6 (7.69%) Django
5 5 (6.41%) CSS3
5 5 (6.41%) HTML5
5 5 (6.41%) REST
5 5 (6.41%) RESTful
5 5 (6.41%) Vue.js
6 3 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.85%) Redux
6 3 (3.85%) SOAP
6 3 (3.85%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.85%) Web Services
7 2 (2.56%) .NET
7 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) Management Information System
2 17 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.13%) Social Media
5 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.28%) Animation
7 1 (1.28%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Unix
3 8 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Windows
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.18%) SFIA
3 23 (29.49%) Data Management
4 20 (25.64%) DevOps
5 17 (21.79%) TDD
6 16 (20.51%) ITIL
6 16 (20.51%) Problem Management
6 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (20.51%) Test Automation
7 15 (19.23%) Analytics
7 15 (19.23%) BDD
7 15 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (17.95%) Network Design
8 14 (17.95%) PRINCE2
8 14 (17.95%) Project Management
8 14 (17.95%) Resource Management
9 13 (16.67%) Change Management
9 13 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 13 (16.67%) Microservices
10 12 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) Python
2 22 (28.21%) Java
3 21 (26.92%) SQL
4 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.82%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.26%) Groovy
7 6 (7.69%) Ruby
8 5 (6.41%) Scala
9 4 (5.13%) Go
10 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.28%) C#
11 1 (1.28%) Clojure
11 1 (1.28%) ES6
11 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) CCDP
1 14 (17.95%) CCNP
1 14 (17.95%) Chartered Engineer
1 14 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (17.95%) CISM
1 14 (17.95%) CISSP
1 14 (17.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (8.97%) CCIE
2 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.69%) GCP
2 6 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (12.82%) Docker
3 6 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (6.41%) XenApp
4 5 (6.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.56%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) Kubernetes
2 10 (12.82%) Puppet
3 6 (7.69%) Ansible
4 4 (5.13%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (5.13%) Kibana
4 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.85%) Terraform
6 2 (2.56%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.56%) Consul
6 2 (2.56%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.56%) logstash
6 2 (2.56%) Packer
7 1 (1.28%) Grafana
7 1 (1.28%) Graylog
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
1 16 (20.51%) Oracle
2 14 (17.95%) Cisco
3 12 (15.38%) Informatica
4 8 (10.26%) Google
5 7 (8.97%) CA
5 7 (8.97%) Tableau
6 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.69%) SAP
7 5 (6.41%) Citrix
7 5 (6.41%) Ivanti
8 4 (5.13%) AlienVault
9 2 (2.56%) Apple
9 2 (2.56%) SnapLogic
10 1 (1.28%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks
10 1 (1.28%) MapR
10 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.28%) Teradata
10 1 (1.28%) webMethods