Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 66 57
Rank change year-on-year -22 -9 +25
Contract jobs citing Open Source 26 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.50% 2.02% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.31% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 25
Wiltshire median daily rate £468 £650 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.08% +33.33% +44.44%
10th Percentile £388 £503 £332
90th Percentile £600 £740 £705
South West median daily rate £468 £431 £435
% change year-on-year +8.41% -0.81% -3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £41.25 -

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 1,498 1,081 1,095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.54% 87.25% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 722 780
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £256
90th Percentile £626 £588 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 19 21
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.41% +11.28%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.05
% change year-on-year +18.66% +20.48% -23.55%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 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
Swindon -12 19 £455 -30.00% 3
Salisbury -30 3 £475 +2.70%
Corsham -9 1 - -
Open Source
South West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) DevOps
3 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
4 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (26.92%) Migration
4 7 (26.92%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Release Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Virtual Team Management
5 6 (23.08%) Virtual Team
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 6 (23.08%) Coaching
5 6 (23.08%) People Management
5 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 5 (19.23%) CentOS
6 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
6 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) Middleware
6 5 (19.23%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) Python
7 4 (15.38%) Banking
7 4 (15.38%) Validation
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
7 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement

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 3 (11.54%) Apache Spark
1 3 (11.54%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (11.54%) MQSeries
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Apigee
1 3 (11.54%) GitHub
1 3 (11.54%) OpenShift
2 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) SSH
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (11.54%) Big Data
2 3 (11.54%) DB2
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) DataStax
4 1 (3.85%) Impala
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Fiddler
4 2 (7.69%) GitLab
4 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.69%) JMeter
4 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Designer
2 4 (15.38%) Test Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Data Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Middleware
2 3 (11.54%) REST
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) Dropwizard
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) LAMP
4 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Virtual Team
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) DataPower
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Fintech
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (19.23%) CentOS
4 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) DevOps
3 7 (26.92%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (26.92%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) Coaching
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) People Management
4 6 (23.08%) Release Automation
4 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 6 (23.08%) Virtual Team Management
5 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Validation
6 4 (15.38%) Workshop Facilitation
7 2 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Synthetic Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.69%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.69%) Terraform
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) F5
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) CA
3 2 (7.69%) Dynatrace
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) QNAP
4 1 (3.85%) VMware