Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 41 66
Rank change year-on-year -9 +25 +7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.99% 1.92% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 2.61% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 8
Somerset median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% -27.50%
10th Percentile £381 £338 £316
90th Percentile £394 £475 £526
South West median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £65.00

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 385 345 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 76.54% 73.72% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 189 339
Somerset median daily rate £375 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -2.76% +9.85%
10th Percentile £159 £194 £263
90th Percentile £510 £500 £478
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 54 66
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £38.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.92% -9.52% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.48 £16.13
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.53 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Somerset

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Somerset

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in Somerset

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Street +2 4 - -
Bath -12 1 £388 +3.33% 7
Open Source
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Groovy
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (80.00%) React
2 4 (80.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) Big Data
2 4 (80.00%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) PaaS
2 4 (80.00%) iPad
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) nginx
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (80.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (80.00%) nginx
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) JSON-LD
3 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (80.00%) iPad
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Groovy
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
1 5 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (20.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware