Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 January 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 68 55
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13 -11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.12% 0.63% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.74% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Northamptonshire median daily rate £460 £600 £548
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.29% +9.59% +36.88%
10th Percentile £419 £414 £445
90th Percentile £525 £600 £634
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £438 £550
% change year-on-year +2.86% -20.45% +46.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 514 813 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 82.37% 86.03% 84.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 570 395
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.82% -2.94%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £399 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.90% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 14
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £13.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.89% -19.40% +6.35%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £9.48
90th Percentile £14.80 £34.15 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.20 £14.25 £16.06
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.24% -1.20%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Northamptonshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Northamptonshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Northamptonshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Northampton - 3 £450 - 1
Open Source
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) NUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Capita
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) JMeter
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) TestNG
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
2 2 (28.57%) Grunt
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) TestNG
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) React
2 2 (28.57%) Sass
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) API Testing
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Conflict Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Capita
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO