Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OpenLayers skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenLayers over the 6 months to 12 July 2020 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.

OpenLayers
UK
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 561 845 863
Rank change year-on-year +284 +18 -48
Contract jobs citing OpenLayers 19 18 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.019% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.059% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 15
Median daily rate £519 £419 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.88% -11.84% +26.67%
10th Percentile £418 £363 £348
90th Percentile £625 £534 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £419 £463
% change year-on-year +20.90% -9.46% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00

OpenLayers is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12,629 30,290 35,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.79% 32.21% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,477 21,178 24,654
Median daily rate £500 £490 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.70% +5.00%
10th Percentile £330 £333 £315
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £418
% change year-on-year +2.27% +5.39% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 330 375
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +2.63% +3.53%
10th Percentile £22.25 £18.77 £15.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £60.00 £58.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -2.44%

OpenLayers
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OpenLayers as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OpenLayers in the UK

OpenLayers
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OpenLayers.

Daily rate trend for OpenLayers in the UK

OpenLayers
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OpenLayers over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OpenLayers in the UK

OpenLayers
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OpenLayers.

Hourly rate trend for OpenLayers in the UK

OpenLayers
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenLayers within the UK over the 6 months to 12 July 2020. 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
England +273 16 £519 +22.06% 4
UK excluding London +214 16 £506 +20.90% 4
South East - 12 £563 - 2
London +204 2 - -
South West +83 2 £500 +17.65% 1
Scotland +68 2 £425 +13.33%
Work from Home -5 2 £600 +60.00% 1

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing OpenLayers 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 with a requirement for OpenLayers.

1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) CSS
4 11 (57.89%) AngularJS
5 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
5 10 (52.63%) RESTful
6 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
6 9 (47.37%) Web Development
6 9 (47.37%) Front End Development
7 7 (36.84%) React
8 6 (31.58%) Microservices
8 6 (31.58%) Leaflet
8 6 (31.58%) SAP HANA
8 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (31.58%) Spring
8 6 (31.58%) Web Services
8 6 (31.58%) SAP
8 6 (31.58%) Java
8 6 (31.58%) GIS
9 5 (26.32%) JSF
9 5 (26.32%) BDD
9 5 (26.32%) User Experience
9 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
10 4 (21.05%) SAPUI5
10 4 (21.05%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (21.05%) OpenShift
10 4 (21.05%) Apache NiFi
10 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (21.05%) Git (software)

OpenLayers
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (21.05%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) OpenShift
2 3 (15.79%) Azure
2 3 (15.79%) GitHub
3 2 (10.53%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) GIS
1 6 (31.58%) SAP HANA
2 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) git-flow
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Angular Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) GIS Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) React Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) CSS
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) AngularJS
3 10 (52.63%) RESTful
4 7 (36.84%) React
5 6 (31.58%) Leaflet
5 6 (31.58%) Spring
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) JSF
7 4 (21.05%) Apache NiFi
7 4 (21.05%) SAPUI5
8 3 (15.79%) GeoJSON
8 3 (15.79%) Node.js
8 3 (15.79%) Redux
9 2 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (10.53%) CSS3
9 2 (10.53%) D3.js
9 2 (10.53%) Ember.js
9 2 (10.53%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (10.53%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Native
4 1 (5.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Front End Development
2 9 (47.37%) Web Development
3 6 (31.58%) Microservices
3 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) ETL
6 3 (15.79%) Machine Learning
7 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
7 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Use Case
7 2 (10.53%) UX Design
7 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
7 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
5 2 (10.53%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) ES6
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) ESRI
3 2 (10.53%) Mapbox