The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.59% 0.29% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.39% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £535 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £29.97 £42.50
% change year-on-year +58.47% -29.47%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 286 259 292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 84.37% 74.64% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 180 220
Median daily rate £400 £418 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +1.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 15
Median hourly rate £13.86 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +140.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing Open Source as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Swindon

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Swindon

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Swindon over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Swindon

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Groovy
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (12.50%) SANS
4 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Gemalto
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 2 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) UI Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) LESS
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SAML
2 1 (12.50%) Sass
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ATDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Groovy
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Dell
1 1 (12.50%) F5
1 1 (12.50%) Gemalto
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) VMware