Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 83
Rank change year-on-year -2 +67 -22
Contract jobs citing Open Source 100 131 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.20% 9.22% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.54% 10.28% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 31 4
West Sussex median daily rate £488 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +44.00% -55.36%
10th Percentile £422 £313 £244
90th Percentile £550 £500 £359
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +11.76% +8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £50.00
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% -55.00% +306.50%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 949 1274 927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.30% 89.66% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 760 609
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £409 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.98% +6.17% +10.00%
10th Percentile £290 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £536
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 21
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +75.05% +36.42%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.40 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.63 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +7.14%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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 -3 46 £500 +11.11%
Gatwick +4 7 £550 +25.71% 1
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 97 (97.00%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (74.00%) Java
3 72 (72.00%) CSS
3 72 (72.00%) Scala
4 70 (70.00%) JSON
5 69 (69.00%) Play Framework
6 55 (55.00%) REST
6 55 (55.00%) Git (software)
6 55 (55.00%) Linux
7 54 (54.00%) HTML
8 48 (48.00%) Docker
9 45 (45.00%) Microservices
9 45 (45.00%) MongoDB
10 43 (43.00%) HTML5
10 43 (43.00%) Spring
11 42 (42.00%) XML
11 42 (42.00%) IntelliJ
12 41 (41.00%) Puppet
13 38 (38.00%) Test Automation
14 37 (37.00%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (36.00%) HTTP
16 35 (35.00%) Ruby
16 35 (35.00%) NoSQL
17 34 (34.00%) Google
18 32 (32.00%) JUnit
19 31 (31.00%) Python
19 31 (31.00%) Apache
19 31 (31.00%) Subversion
19 31 (31.00%) Jenkins
20 29 (29.00%) Configuration Management

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 31 (31.00%) Apache
2 23 (23.00%) WebLogic
3 21 (21.00%) Confluence
4 16 (16.00%) JBoss
5 15 (15.00%) nginx
5 15 (15.00%) Tomcat
6 9 (9.00%) Mule
7 8 (8.00%) Mule ESB
8 5 (5.00%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.00%) GitHub
2 8 (8.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (36.00%) HTTP
2 8 (8.00%) SSL
2 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (45.00%) MongoDB
2 35 (35.00%) NoSQL
3 26 (26.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 42 (42.00%) IntelliJ
3 32 (32.00%) JUnit
4 31 (31.00%) Jenkins
4 31 (31.00%) Subversion
5 22 (22.00%) Selenium
6 21 (21.00%) JIRA
7 16 (16.00%) Eclipse
8 8 (8.00%) Ant
8 8 (8.00%) Cucumber
8 8 (8.00%) Gatling
8 8 (8.00%) Grunt
8 8 (8.00%) gulp
8 8 (8.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (8.00%) Sublime Text
9 7 (7.00%) ProC
10 4 (4.00%) Maven
10 4 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.00%) Finance
1 4 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (81.00%) Developer
2 63 (63.00%) Scala Developer
3 14 (14.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 8 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (7.00%) Architect
5 7 (7.00%) Digital Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Oracle Architect
5 7 (7.00%) Programmer
6 5 (5.00%) Agile Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Senior Scala Developer
7 4 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (72.00%) CSS
2 70 (70.00%) JSON
3 69 (69.00%) Play Framework
4 55 (55.00%) REST
5 54 (54.00%) HTML
6 43 (43.00%) HTML5
6 43 (43.00%) Spring
7 42 (42.00%) XML
8 28 (28.00%) Ajax
9 27 (27.00%) CSS3
9 27 (27.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 27 (27.00%) SOAP
10 26 (26.00%) Django
10 26 (26.00%) Guice
11 20 (20.00%) J2EE
12 18 (18.00%) Akka
13 17 (17.00%) RESTful
14 16 (16.00%) EJB
14 16 (16.00%) Hibernate
14 16 (16.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (55.00%) Linux
2 26 (26.00%) Unix
3 8 (8.00%) Ubuntu
3 8 (8.00%) Windows
4 7 (7.00%) AIX
5 3 (3.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (97.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (45.00%) Microservices
3 38 (38.00%) Test Automation
4 37 (37.00%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (29.00%) Configuration Management
6 28 (28.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 28 (28.00%) Web Design
7 21 (21.00%) DevOps
7 21 (21.00%) OWASP
8 17 (17.00%) MVC
8 17 (17.00%) Scrum
8 17 (17.00%) Web Development
9 11 (11.00%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.00%) Analytics
10 8 (8.00%) Front End Development
10 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (7.00%) SDLC
12 5 (5.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 74 (74.00%) Java
2 72 (72.00%) Scala
3 35 (35.00%) Ruby
4 31 (31.00%) Python
5 23 (23.00%) C#
6 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
7 16 (16.00%) SQL
8 15 (15.00%) Perl
9 8 (8.00%) Groovy
9 8 (8.00%) Haskell
10 7 (7.00%) C
10 7 (7.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 48 (48.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (41.00%) Puppet
2 8 (8.00%) Grafana
2 8 (8.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 34 (34.00%) Google
2 16 (16.00%) webMethods
3 7 (7.00%) Adobe
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle
4 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.00%) MuleSoft
West Sussex
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