Period
to 20 November 2018

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 6 months to 20 November 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 44 54
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 +7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 19 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.14% 2.82% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 3.24% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 13
Swindon median daily rate £455 £650 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +18.18% +69.23%
10th Percentile £400 £569 £420
90th Percentile £600 £743 £750
Wiltshire median daily rate £468 £650 £488
% change year-on-year -28.08% +33.33% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire 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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 771 618 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 86.73% 87.04% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 448 418
Swindon median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £306 £275
90th Percentile £650 £585 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Swindon median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.92% -38.10% +27.27%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.80 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £28.75 £24.70
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £33.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +25.37% -12.99% +13.24%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) DevOps
3 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 7 (36.84%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
4 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
4 6 (31.58%) Coaching
4 6 (31.58%) People Management
4 6 (31.58%) Virtual Team Management
4 6 (31.58%) Virtual Team
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (31.58%) Release Automation
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Middleware
6 4 (21.05%) Python
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.79%) Puppet
7 3 (15.79%) Big Data
7 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (15.79%) Ansible
7 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) HTTP

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 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (10.53%) MQSeries
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Apigee
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) SSH
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (15.79%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Hive
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) DataStax
3 1 (5.26%) Impala
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.53%) Fiddler
4 2 (10.53%) GitLab
4 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
4 2 (10.53%) JMeter
4 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Test Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Data Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) DataPower
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Fintech
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) DevOps
3 7 (36.84%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (31.58%) Coaching
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
4 6 (31.58%) People Management
4 6 (31.58%) Release Automation
4 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
4 6 (31.58%) Virtual Team Management
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Scalability Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Scala
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Ansible
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.53%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.53%) Terraform
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) CA
1 2 (10.53%) Dynatrace
1 2 (10.53%) F5
1 2 (10.53%) IBM
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) Apple
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) QNAP
2 1 (5.26%) VMware