Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 86 72
Rank change year-on-year -17 -14 -17
Contract jobs citing Open Source 18 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.91% 1.34% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.55% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 10
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £468 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -28.08% +38.67%
10th Percentile £406 £400 £390
90th Percentile £575 £570 £676
South West median daily rate £550 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £26.25 - £45.00

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 1,713 1,359 1,106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.87% 86.89% 87.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,116 867 732
Wiltshire median daily rate £461 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £308 £311 £285
90th Percentile £650 £625 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +0.67%
10th Percentile £23.75 £17.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.34% +18.66% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -5 12 £550 +19.57% 1
Salisbury -1 3 £428 -9.90%
Corsham -15 1 £528 - 1
Malmesbury - 1 £425 -
Chippenham - 1 £500 - 1
Open Source
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security
4 4 (22.22%) AWS
4 4 (22.22%) Public Sector
5 3 (16.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 3 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) R
5 3 (16.67%) KVM
5 3 (16.67%) Ansible
5 3 (16.67%) Terraform
5 3 (16.67%) Microservices
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) CA
6 2 (11.11%) HP UFT

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 2 (11.11%) ArcGIS
1 2 (11.11%) Confluence
1 2 (11.11%) GeoServer
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Liferay
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) BGP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) OSPF
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (11.11%) QGIS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Data Lake
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
2 1 (5.56%) Spark SQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) Metasploit
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (22.22%) Public Sector
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Data Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Test Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (5.56%) ETL Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
1 2 (11.11%) PostGIS
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 3 (16.67%) Microservices
3 3 (16.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) People Management
4 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.11%) Release Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Remote Sensing
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) R
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCDP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) KVM
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Flume
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
1 3 (16.67%) Terraform
2 2 (11.11%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (5.56%) Nessus
3 1 (5.56%) Nmap
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) CA
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) ParAccel
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) Tripwire