Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 57 49
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 9 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.23% 1.07% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.22% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 14
Northamptonshire median daily rate £475 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +20.00% +110.53%
East Midlands median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 611 654 659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 83.36% 87.43% 79.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 500 446
Northamptonshire median daily rate £415 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £253 £285 £258
90th Percentile £538 £575 £561
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 17
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.86 £15.88 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.69% -5.65% +18.07%
10th Percentile £9.85 £11.13 £9.62
90th Percentile £102.10 £35.63 £23.30
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £17.40
% change year-on-year +18.64% -15.23% -17.14%

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
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 23 July 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
Northampton +6 8 £475 +5.56%
Open Source
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (66.67%) Google
3 6 (66.67%) G Suite
3 6 (66.67%) Apache
3 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 6 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) RESTful
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) API Design
7 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 1 (11.11%) Ruby
7 1 (11.11%) HTML5
7 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (11.11%) High Availability
7 1 (11.11%) CSS3
7 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing

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 6 (66.67%) Apache
1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Designer
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Mason
2 1 (11.11%) Sass
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) SDLC
1 6 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) API Design
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (11.11%) Mesos
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Google
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) SAP