Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 19 January 2019 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 57 54
Rank change year-on-year -24 -3 +10
Contract jobs citing Open Source 42 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.27% 2.45% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.95% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 27
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £650 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +48.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £400 £527 £295
90th Percentile £600 £739 £656
South West median daily rate £500 £500 £432
% change year-on-year - +15.74% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,583 916 1,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 85.38% 83.05% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,030 642 760
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £255
90th Percentile £664 £613 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 32
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +13.24%
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £38.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -13.89% -7.10%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Wiltshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Wiltshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Wiltshire

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in Wiltshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Swindon -14 28 £500 -23.08% 6
Salisbury -28 5 £500 -5.66%
Corsham - 2 - - 1
Chippenham - 1 - - 1
Open Source
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source 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 across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 22 (52.38%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) DevOps
3 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
5 13 (30.95%) CentOS
6 12 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
8 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
8 10 (23.81%) Oracle
8 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
8 10 (23.81%) Middleware
8 10 (23.81%) Migration
9 7 (16.67%) Validation
9 7 (16.67%) Ubuntu
9 7 (16.67%) Ansible
9 7 (16.67%) Docker
9 7 (16.67%) Puppet
9 7 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (16.67%) Workshop Facilitation
10 6 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
10 6 (14.29%) Virtual Team
10 6 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (14.29%) Release Automation
10 6 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.90%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (11.90%) MQSeries
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 3 (7.14%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.76%) CMS
4 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.38%) Confluence
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Apigee
1 5 (11.90%) GitHub
1 5 (11.90%) OpenShift
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
3 2 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Bluetooth
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) NAS
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) SSH
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (11.90%) DB2
3 3 (7.14%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.76%) GIS
4 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) DataStax
5 1 (2.38%) Impala
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 3 (7.14%) JIRA
3 3 (7.14%) Selenium
4 2 (4.76%) Fiddler
4 2 (4.76%) JMeter
4 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) GitLab
General
1 5 (11.90%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Architect
2 5 (11.90%) Administrator
2 5 (11.90%) Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (11.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (11.90%) Senior Architect
2 5 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (11.90%) Technical Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Designer
3 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Test Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Android Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 3 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Kernel Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Test Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Middleware
2 5 (11.90%) REST
2 5 (11.90%) SOAP
3 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
4 3 (7.14%) Android NDK
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.76%) JSON
5 2 (4.76%) OAuth
5 2 (4.76%) OAuth2
5 2 (4.76%) React
5 2 (4.76%) Swagger
5 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.76%) WinForms
5 2 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) KML
6 1 (2.38%) LAMP
6 1 (2.38%) Lucene
6 1 (2.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 5 (11.90%) DataPower
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 3 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Derivative
5 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.38%) PMI
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) CentOS
3 12 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Android
6 3 (7.14%) Windows
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) DevOps
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
4 10 (23.81%) Migration
4 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 7 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (16.67%) Validation
5 7 (16.67%) Workshop Facilitation
6 6 (14.29%) Coaching
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (14.29%) People Management
6 6 (14.29%) Release Automation
6 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 6 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
7 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (11.90%) Process Improvement
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.52%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Python
2 3 (7.14%) C
2 3 (7.14%) C++
2 3 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) Scala
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) JTAG
1 3 (7.14%) PSD2
2 2 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
2 6 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.90%) KVM
4 3 (7.14%) Firmware
5 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Ansible
1 7 (16.67%) Puppet
2 6 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (7.14%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (4.76%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (2.38%) Terraform
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
1 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 5 (11.90%) F5
4 3 (7.14%) CA
5 2 (4.76%) Dynatrace
5 2 (4.76%) ESRI
6 1 (2.38%) Apple
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) QNAP
6 1 (2.38%) VMware