Period
to 16 July 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 16 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 48 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.63% 1.08% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.31% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Northamptonshire median daily rate £500 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -20.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £353 £453 £311
90th Percentile £569 £488 £836
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +12.50%
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 677 612 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 85.05% 82.59% 87.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 408 496
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +2.48% -5.29%
10th Percentile £291 £254 £278
90th Percentile £531 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.40 £14.68 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.57% -7.53% -5.65%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.95 £11.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £86.83 £35.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -9.37% +14.75% -11.08%

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 16 July 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 16 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
Northampton -6 10 £475 - 4
Corby - 2 £525 -
Open Source
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Puppet
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (30.77%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (30.77%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) Subversion
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) IntelliJ
5 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 3 (23.08%) JUnit
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) NetBeans
5 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 3 (23.08%) Maven
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) Spring Security

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 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) npm
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) HBase
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 3 (23.08%) CA Release Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Gradle
3 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
3 3 (23.08%) IntelliJ
3 3 (23.08%) JUnit
3 3 (23.08%) Maven
3 3 (23.08%) NetBeans
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Ajax
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) Node.js
2 3 (23.08%) REST
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
2 3 (23.08%) Spring Security
2 3 (23.08%) Swagger
2 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Kafka
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (23.08%) SOLID
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Information Management
5 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) AWK
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Flume
2 1 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (7.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Ansible
2 2 (15.38%) Terraform
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (7.69%) Mesos
3 1 (7.69%) Oozie
3 1 (7.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (7.69%) Infor
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Talend
2 1 (7.69%) WSO2