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IT Salary Tracker: Open Source Pros

by Developer.com Staff

September figures on contract rates and salaries for IT professionals with open source skills.

September '00

How many IT job postings do we use in our sampling?
Number of OS job postings used
for hourly and salary averages
TOTAL: 4,625
(Cities with less than 30 listings excluded from total of 5,159.)

Source: EarthWeb's DICE IT Salary Tracker/September 2000.

Straight salary: What are open source skills worth?
Overall average: $81,900 per year

Source: EarthWeb's DICE IT Salary Tracker/September 2000.

Contract rates: What are open source skills worth?
Overall average: $77/hour

Source: EarthWeb's DICE IT Salary Tracker/September 2000.

Our data charts were compiled by Laurie Souza.

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This article was originally published on Tuesday Oct 24th 2000
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