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 3 months to 29 March 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 West / Wiltshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 53 59
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 6 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.94% 1.68% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 2.18% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Median daily rate £365 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £289 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £400 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £39.90
% change year-on-year +23.07% -18.54%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 511 505 583
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 79.97% 77.34% 82.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 344 399
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 9
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +135.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £12.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £46.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
Swindon -1 6 £365 -8.75%
Corsham - 1 - -
Open Source
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 10 (47.62%) Java
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Selenium
4 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
4 5 (23.81%) Ansible
5 4 (19.05%) Docker
5 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
5 4 (19.05%) Bitbucket
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) SOAP
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 3 (14.29%) HP

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) GitHub
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) PaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
2 2 (9.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Route 53
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
3 4 (19.05%) Bitbucket
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
4 3 (14.29%) Ant
4 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 3 (14.29%) GitLab
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (14.29%) Maven
5 2 (9.52%) Artifactory
5 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (9.52%) SonarQube
5 2 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
6 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 2 (9.52%) Back Office
1 2 (9.52%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Support Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
3 2 (9.52%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (9.52%) OpenGL
3 2 (9.52%) Spring
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) SAML
4 1 (4.76%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) CESG
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) CentOS
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) CoreOS
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (33.33%) DevOps
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) BDD
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) OOD
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) MCSE
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) LXC
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.52%) VirtualBox
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) OSSEC
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Terraform
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
3 2 (9.52%) New Relic
3 2 (9.52%) Sophos
3 2 (9.52%) Veeam
4 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Gemalto
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat