Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 17 January 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 40 75
Rank change year-on-year +18 +35 -17
Contract jobs citing Open Source 77 42 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.70% 3.72% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.49% 4.20% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 9
West Sussex median daily rate £490 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +46.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £391 £371 £267
90th Percentile £534 £534 £386
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £39.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +13.21% -11.67% +5.88%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 907 1,000 1,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.70% 88.65% 87.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 563 704
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £288 £263
90th Percentile £575 £548 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 28 35
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +27.27% +66.67%
10th Percentile £24.02 £23.37 £12.60
90th Percentile £56.30 £50.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in West Sussex

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in West Sussex

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in West Sussex over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in West Sussex

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Worthing +8 35 £465 -1.06% 4
Crawley - 4 £600 - 1
Horsham - 1 - -
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 72 (93.51%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (58.44%) Java
3 42 (54.55%) Scrum
3 42 (54.55%) Scala
4 37 (48.05%) JSON
4 37 (48.05%) CSS
5 35 (45.45%) Play Framework
6 32 (41.56%) HTML
6 32 (41.56%) Spring
7 29 (37.66%) Ruby
8 27 (35.06%) HTML5
8 27 (35.06%) REST
9 26 (33.77%) Test Automation
10 25 (32.47%) Jenkins
11 24 (31.17%) DevOps
11 24 (31.17%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (29.87%) CSS3
12 23 (29.87%) MongoDB
12 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
12 23 (29.87%) Ajax
12 23 (29.87%) Google
12 23 (29.87%) HTTP
13 22 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
14 21 (27.27%) Django
14 21 (27.27%) Linux
15 20 (25.97%) JUnit
15 20 (25.97%) Puppet
15 20 (25.97%) Service Design
16 18 (23.38%) Microservices
16 18 (23.38%) NoSQL

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 9 (11.69%) Confluence
2 8 (10.39%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.09%) nginx
3 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.19%) Apache
4 4 (5.19%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) GitHub
1 7 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.60%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.87%) HTTP
2 7 (9.09%) SSL
2 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) MongoDB
2 18 (23.38%) MySQL
2 18 (23.38%) NoSQL
3 11 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.30%) Big Data
7 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.30%) Impala
7 1 (1.30%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.30%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Jenkins
2 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
3 20 (25.97%) JUnit
4 15 (19.48%) Selenium
4 15 (19.48%) Subversion
5 13 (16.88%) IntelliJ
6 9 (11.69%) JIRA
7 8 (10.39%) Grunt
7 8 (10.39%) gulp
8 7 (9.09%) Ant
8 7 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 7 (9.09%) Gatling
8 7 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (9.09%) Sublime Text
9 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.60%) GoCD
11 1 (1.30%) RStudio
11 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (61.04%) Developer
2 27 (35.06%) Scala Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (9.09%) User Researcher
6 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Product Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Digital Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Digital Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Programmer
9 2 (2.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Digital Business Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.05%) CSS
1 37 (48.05%) JSON
2 35 (45.45%) Play Framework
3 32 (41.56%) HTML
3 32 (41.56%) Spring
4 27 (35.06%) HTML5
4 27 (35.06%) REST
5 23 (29.87%) Ajax
5 23 (29.87%) CSS3
6 22 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 21 (27.27%) Django
8 16 (20.78%) Guice
9 13 (16.88%) XML
10 11 (14.29%) J2EE
10 11 (14.29%) Spring Boot
11 10 (12.99%) RESTful
12 8 (10.39%) jQuery
12 8 (10.39%) Spring MVC
13 7 (9.09%) Gherkin
13 7 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) User Experience
2 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 5 (6.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (93.51%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (54.55%) Scrum
3 26 (33.77%) Test Automation
4 24 (31.17%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (31.17%) DevOps
5 20 (25.97%) Service Design
6 18 (23.38%) Microservices
7 17 (22.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (22.08%) User Stories
8 16 (20.78%) Configuration Management
8 16 (20.78%) Web Design
9 13 (16.88%) Actionable Insight
10 12 (15.58%) Web Development
11 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 9 (11.69%) Customer Insight
12 9 (11.69%) Line Management
12 9 (11.69%) MVC
12 9 (11.69%) OWASP
13 7 (9.09%) Project Management
13 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (58.44%) Java
2 42 (54.55%) Scala
3 29 (37.66%) Ruby
4 18 (23.38%) Python
5 10 (12.99%) C#
5 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.39%) Groovy
7 7 (9.09%) Haskell
7 7 (9.09%) Perl
8 6 (7.79%) SQL
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (20.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (25.97%) Puppet
2 9 (11.69%) Grafana
3 7 (9.09%) Kibana
4 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.90%) Terraform
6 2 (2.60%) Ansible
7 1 (1.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Google
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) webMethods
4 2 (2.60%) Adobe
5 1 (1.30%) Cloudera