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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 35 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.73% 1.84% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £39.90
% change year-on-year +23.07% -18.54%  

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 273 253 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 78.90% 77.61% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 174 222
Median daily rate £425 £400 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £277 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +61.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 10 (62.50%) Java
1 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 3 (18.75%) REST
4 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
4 3 (18.75%) GitHub
4 3 (18.75%) JIRA
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (18.75%) CentOS
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle

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 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) GitHub
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 2 (12.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (12.50%) Route 53
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
3 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (18.75%) Ant
4 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 3 (18.75%) GitLab
4 3 (18.75%) JIRA
4 3 (18.75%) Maven
5 2 (12.50%) Artifactory
5 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (12.50%) SonarQube
5 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
6 1 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (12.50%) UI Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (12.50%) OpenGL
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) CentOS
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) CoreOS
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) BDD
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) OOD
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
1 2 (12.50%) LXC
1 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Shibboleth
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Nagios
2 2 (12.50%) OSSEC
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Terraform
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) New Relic
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Gemalto
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat