Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 44 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 +14
Contract jobs citing Open Source 18 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.88% 2.50% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.96% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 7
Swindon median daily rate £650 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.57% +25.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £534 £308 £302
90th Percentile £744 £588 £400
Wiltshire median daily rate £625 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +47.06% +21.43% -6.67%
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 500 575 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 80.13% 84.56% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 404 482
Swindon median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -11.30%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £612 £563 £512
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.03% +2.91%
10th Percentile £13.00 £17.15 £11.65
90th Percentile £29.55 £41.50 £59.55
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -1.28% +47.17%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 16 (88.89%) DevOps
2 12 (66.67%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Puppet
4 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
5 9 (50.00%) .NET
5 9 (50.00%) Python
6 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (44.44%) Ansible
6 8 (44.44%) Docker
6 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (38.89%) Groovy
7 7 (38.89%) ETL
8 6 (33.33%) Velocity
8 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (27.78%) QA
9 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
9 5 (27.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (27.78%) Customer-Centricity
10 4 (22.22%) Travis CI
10 4 (22.22%) User Stories
10 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (22.22%) nginx
10 4 (22.22%) Validation
10 4 (22.22%) Back Office
11 3 (16.67%) IPsec
11 3 (16.67%) DNS
11 3 (16.67%) Scrum
11 3 (16.67%) VMware
11 3 (16.67%) Linux

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 4 (22.22%) nginx
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) Jetty
3 2 (11.11%) Mongrel
4 1 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (16.67%) Google App Engine
2 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (16.67%) Route 53
2 3 (16.67%) Serverless
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) npm
3 2 (11.11%) PaaS
4 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) IPsec
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Travis CI
3 2 (11.11%) CircleCI
3 2 (11.11%) Gradle
3 2 (11.11%) gulp
3 2 (11.11%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (22.22%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Technical Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Architect
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) Velocity
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) Servlets
4 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (5.56%) LAMP
4 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) DevOps
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (38.89%) ETL
5 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) Customer-Centricity
6 5 (27.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
7 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 4 (22.22%) Validation
8 3 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (16.67%) DSDM
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
9 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
10 1 (5.56%) Migration
10 1 (5.56%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Groovy
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Docker
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Xen
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) GlusterFS
4 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
2 8 (44.44%) Ansible
2 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.56%) Nagios
4 1 (5.56%) OSSEC
4 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Google
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) New Relic
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat