Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 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
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 102 109
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 100 108 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.78% 1.90% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.38% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 80 87
South West median daily rate £469 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £328 £331 £316
90th Percentile £692 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £65.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -20.45% -5.38% +9.41%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4561 4534 5245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.92% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2876 3058 3555
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £259 £238 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 267 258
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.99% +49.56%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £14.01
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in the South West

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in the South West

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in the South West

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in the South West

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Devon 0 28 £488 +13.37% 1
Wiltshire -12 25 £650 +33.33% 4
Bristol -11 16 £355 -16.52% 17
Gloucestershire +19 8 £325 -27.78%
Dorset +6 7 £475 -3.85% 2
Somerset -8 6 £405 +8.00% 8
Cornwall - 4 £393 -
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 56 (56.00%) Java
2 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (41.00%) DevOps
4 35 (35.00%) Linux
5 32 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 23 (23.00%) Docker
8 20 (20.00%) Python
8 20 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (19.00%) Google
9 19 (19.00%) Puppet
9 19 (19.00%) Kubernetes
10 18 (18.00%) QA
11 17 (17.00%) JavaScript
12 16 (16.00%) HTML
12 16 (16.00%) .NET
12 16 (16.00%) Maven
13 15 (15.00%) Web Services
13 15 (15.00%) Unix
14 14 (14.00%) CSS
14 14 (14.00%) Tomcat
14 14 (14.00%) ETL
14 14 (14.00%) PaaS
14 14 (14.00%) Ansible
14 14 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (14.00%) Mentoring
14 14 (14.00%) Big Data
15 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
15 13 (13.00%) Spring
15 13 (13.00%) HTTP

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 14 (14.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (11.00%) Apache
2 11 (11.00%) nginx
3 10 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 9 (9.00%) Jetty
5 8 (8.00%) Apache Pig
5 8 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (6.00%) IIS
6 6 (6.00%) Mongrel
6 6 (6.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.00%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.00%) Confluence
9 1 (1.00%) Drupal
9 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (14.00%) PaaS
3 12 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (8.00%) OpenShift
5 7 (7.00%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (6.00%) Google App Engine
7 5 (5.00%) IaaS
8 1 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.00%) npm
8 1 (1.00%) Route 53
8 1 (1.00%) SaaS
8 1 (1.00%) Serverless
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) HTTP
2 8 (8.00%) Firewall
3 7 (7.00%) DHCP
3 7 (7.00%) DNS
3 7 (7.00%) SSL
3 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.00%) FTP
4 6 (6.00%) IPsec
5 4 (4.00%) Internet
6 2 (2.00%) SMS
7 1 (1.00%) GPRS
7 1 (1.00%) GSM
7 1 (1.00%) LAN
7 1 (1.00%) LDAP
7 1 (1.00%) Network Security
7 1 (1.00%) PSTN
7 1 (1.00%) UMTS
7 1 (1.00%) VoIP
7 1 (1.00%) VPN
7 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) Big Data
2 11 (11.00%) Hadoop
3 9 (9.00%) MySQL
4 8 (8.00%) Apache Hive
5 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.00%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (2.00%) Redis
11 1 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (1.00%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.00%) HBase
11 1 (1.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 30 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.00%) Maven
3 10 (10.00%) JUnit
4 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.00%) Selenium
5 7 (7.00%) Artifactory
5 7 (7.00%) Travis CI
6 6 (6.00%) Hudson
6 6 (6.00%) Vagrant
7 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.00%) Gradle
8 3 (3.00%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.00%) JIRA
8 3 (3.00%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.00%) Subversion
10 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (7.00%) Banking
2 6 (6.00%) Finance
3 4 (4.00%) Back Office
4 2 (2.00%) Law
4 2 (2.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (1.00%) Military
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (31.00%) Developer
2 21 (21.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 19 (19.00%) Architect
5 12 (12.00%) Technical Architect
6 8 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (7.00%) Administrator
7 7 (7.00%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Applications Architect
10 4 (4.00%) AWS Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Designer
10 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Technical Architect
10 4 (4.00%) Principal Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Principal Java Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Python Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.00%) .NET
1 16 (16.00%) HTML
2 15 (15.00%) Web Services
3 14 (14.00%) CSS
4 13 (13.00%) Spring
5 11 (11.00%) Spring Boot
6 9 (9.00%) JSON
7 8 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (8.00%) REST
8 7 (7.00%) GWT
8 7 (7.00%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (7.00%) RESTful
8 7 (7.00%) Servlets
8 7 (7.00%) Struts
9 6 (6.00%) CSS3
9 6 (6.00%) Dojo
9 6 (6.00%) HTML5
9 6 (6.00%) J2EE
9 6 (6.00%) Node.js
9 6 (6.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) Cloud Native
2 7 (7.00%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.00%) User Experience
3 6 (6.00%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.00%) iPad
6 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.00%) CESG
7 1 (1.00%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
7 1 (1.00%) RIA
7 1 (1.00%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.00%) Smart City
7 1 (1.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.00%) Linux
2 15 (15.00%) Unix
3 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.00%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.00%) Windows
6 4 (4.00%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.00%) Android
8 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.00%) CentOS
8 1 (1.00%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.00%) DevOps
3 20 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (14.00%) ETL
4 14 (14.00%) Mentoring
5 12 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (11.00%) Scrum
6 11 (11.00%) UML
7 9 (9.00%) Microservices
8 8 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (7.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.00%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.00%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (7.00%) TDD
10 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.00%) Pair Programming
10 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 56 (56.00%) Java
2 20 (20.00%) Python
3 17 (17.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.00%) Groovy
5 9 (9.00%) C++
5 9 (9.00%) SQL
6 6 (6.00%) C#
6 6 (6.00%) Ruby
6 6 (6.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 4 (4.00%) C
7 4 (4.00%) PHP
7 4 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.00%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.00%) Go
8 1 (1.00%) Perl
8 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.00%) SOQL
8 1 (1.00%) SOSL
8 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.00%) MySQL Certification
3 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.00%) Degree
5 2 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.00%) CEH
6 1 (1.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.00%) CISSP
6 1 (1.00%) CLAS
6 1 (1.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (23.00%) Docker
2 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.00%) Xen
3 5 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (5.00%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.00%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (19.00%) Kubernetes
1 19 (19.00%) Puppet
2 14 (14.00%) Ansible
2 14 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.00%) Terraform
4 6 (6.00%) Kibana
4 6 (6.00%) logstash
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.00%) Mesos
6 1 (1.00%) Nagios
6 1 (1.00%) Oozie
6 1 (1.00%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Google
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.00%) Oracle
3 7 (7.00%) Informatica
3 7 (7.00%) Teradata
3 7 (7.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.00%) Apple
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco
5 1 (1.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.00%) EMC
5 1 (1.00%) Isilon
5 1 (1.00%) NetApp
5 1 (1.00%) New Relic
5 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.00%) SolidFire