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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 8 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 +50  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 58 97 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.18% 13.55% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.46% 15.06% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 23 0
Median daily rate £488 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.90
% change year-on-year +33.33% -24.81%  

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 506 644 489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 88.77% 89.94% 84.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 401 329
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.27% +88.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £36.50 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.35 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in West Sussex

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -1 28 £500 +11.11% 1
Gatwick -1 7 £550 +29.41%
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 73 (96.05%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (75.00%) Java
3 46 (60.53%) Scala
4 42 (55.26%) Git (software)
5 41 (53.95%) JSON
5 41 (53.95%) CSS
6 40 (52.63%) Play Framework
7 39 (51.32%) Linux
8 37 (48.68%) REST
9 34 (44.74%) MongoDB
9 34 (44.74%) HTML
10 32 (42.11%) Docker
11 30 (39.47%) IntelliJ
12 29 (38.16%) XML
13 28 (36.84%) Python
13 28 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (36.84%) NoSQL
13 28 (36.84%) Jenkins
13 28 (36.84%) Microservices
14 27 (35.53%) Ruby
15 26 (34.21%) Spring
15 26 (34.21%) HTML5
15 26 (34.21%) Puppet
16 25 (32.89%) Automated Testing
16 25 (32.89%) Google
16 25 (32.89%) Apache
16 25 (32.89%) HTTP
17 24 (31.58%) C#
18 22 (28.95%) JUnit
18 22 (28.95%) SOAP

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 25 (32.89%) Apache
2 18 (23.68%) Confluence
2 18 (23.68%) WebLogic
3 17 (22.37%) nginx
3 17 (22.37%) Tomcat
4 11 (14.47%) JBoss
5 9 (11.84%) Mule
6 8 (10.53%) Mule ESB
7 5 (6.58%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.42%) GitHub
2 10 (13.16%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) HTTP
2 10 (13.16%) SSL
2 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (44.74%) MongoDB
2 28 (36.84%) NoSQL
3 18 (23.68%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (55.26%) Git (software)
2 30 (39.47%) IntelliJ
3 28 (36.84%) Jenkins
4 22 (28.95%) JUnit
5 19 (25.00%) JIRA
5 19 (25.00%) Selenium
5 19 (25.00%) Subversion
6 13 (17.11%) Cucumber
7 12 (15.79%) Gatling
8 11 (14.47%) Eclipse
9 10 (13.16%) Ant
9 10 (13.16%) Grunt
9 10 (13.16%) gulp
9 10 (13.16%) Karma Test Runner
9 10 (13.16%) Sublime Text
10 7 (9.21%) ProC
11 4 (5.26%) Maven
12 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.26%) Marketing
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 53 (69.74%) Developer
2 45 (59.21%) Scala Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Java Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Java Scala Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Programmer
5 7 (9.21%) Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Oracle Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Java Programmer
6 5 (6.58%) Linux Developer
6 5 (6.58%) MongoDB Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Open Source Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Scala Developer
7 4 (5.26%) MuleSoft Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Product Manager
8 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.95%) CSS
1 41 (53.95%) JSON
2 40 (52.63%) Play Framework
3 37 (48.68%) REST
4 34 (44.74%) HTML
5 29 (38.16%) XML
6 26 (34.21%) HTML5
6 26 (34.21%) Spring
7 22 (28.95%) SOAP
8 15 (19.74%) Ajax
8 15 (19.74%) CSS3
8 15 (19.74%) Django
8 15 (19.74%) Guice
8 15 (19.74%) J2EE
8 15 (19.74%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (15.79%) Akka
10 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
10 11 (14.47%) EJB
10 11 (14.47%) Gherkin
10 11 (14.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (51.32%) Linux
2 21 (27.63%) Unix
3 12 (15.79%) Windows
4 10 (13.16%) Ubuntu
5 7 (9.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (96.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (36.84%) Microservices
3 25 (32.89%) Automated Testing
4 20 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 19 (25.00%) DevOps
6 15 (19.74%) OWASP
6 15 (19.74%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (19.74%) Web Design
7 12 (15.79%) Scrum
8 11 (14.47%) MVC
8 11 (14.47%) Service Design
9 10 (13.16%) Analytics
9 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
10 9 (11.84%) Web Development
11 7 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (9.21%) SDLC
11 7 (9.21%) User Stories
12 4 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (75.00%) Java
2 46 (60.53%) Scala
3 28 (36.84%) Python
4 27 (35.53%) Ruby
5 24 (31.58%) C#
6 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
7 17 (22.37%) Perl
8 13 (17.11%) SQL
9 10 (13.16%) Groovy
9 10 (13.16%) Haskell
10 7 (9.21%) C
10 7 (9.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.63%) ISEB
4 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 32 (42.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (34.21%) Puppet
2 10 (13.16%) Grafana
2 10 (13.16%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Google
2 11 (14.47%) webMethods
3 9 (11.84%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) Adobe
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.26%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.32%) SaltStack
Worthing, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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