The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 67 106 84
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -22
Contract jobs citing Open Source 53 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.33% 0.77% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 1.01% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 16
Median daily rate £475 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £505 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -43.66%
Open Source
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1833 1985 1868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.68% 76.14% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 1145 915
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 69 23
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell +7 18 £550 +37.50% 3
Reading +11 6 £401 +0.12% 5
Newbury -1 5 - -
Maidenhead - 3 £400 -
Slough - 1 £316 - 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 47 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.17%) Java
3 29 (30.85%) Linux
4 24 (25.53%) E-Commerce
5 21 (22.34%) TDD
6 20 (21.28%) Microservices
7 19 (20.21%) High Availability
7 19 (20.21%) Oracle
8 18 (19.15%) Windows
8 18 (19.15%) Scrum
8 18 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (19.15%) REST
8 18 (19.15%) Jenkins
9 17 (18.09%) Mentoring
9 17 (18.09%) DevOps
10 15 (15.96%) Pair Programming
10 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
11 14 (14.89%) QA
11 14 (14.89%) J2EE
11 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
11 14 (14.89%) User Stories
11 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
12 13 (13.83%) Software Delivery
13 12 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (12.77%) .NET
13 12 (12.77%) Retail
14 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
14 11 (11.70%) Python
14 11 (11.70%) SOA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (7.45%) Confluence
1 7 (7.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.19%) Apache
2 3 (3.19%) Drupal
2 3 (3.19%) JBoss
2 3 (3.19%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.13%) CMS
3 2 (2.13%) IIS
3 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.06%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.06%) Liferay
4 1 (1.06%) nginx
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.26%) PaaS
4 3 (3.19%) IaaS
5 2 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.13%) SaaS
6 1 (1.06%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.06%) GitHub
6 1 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.06%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Firewall
1 6 (6.38%) Network Security
1 6 (6.38%) VPN
2 5 (5.32%) DHCP
2 5 (5.32%) DNS
2 5 (5.32%) IPsec
2 5 (5.32%) MPLS
2 5 (5.32%) VLAN
2 5 (5.32%) WAN
3 3 (3.19%) HTTP
4 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.13%) Wireless
5 1 (1.06%) Broadband
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.06%) NAS
5 1 (1.06%) SAN
5 1 (1.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.06%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) MySQL
2 7 (7.45%) Redis
2 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.38%) HBase
4 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.19%) Big Data
5 3 (3.19%) Datazen
5 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.13%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.06%) GIS
7 1 (1.06%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (19.15%) Jenkins
2 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.64%) JIRA
4 6 (6.38%) Selenium
5 5 (5.32%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.32%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.13%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.13%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.13%) Gatling
6 2 (2.13%) Gradle
6 2 (2.13%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.13%) JUnit
6 2 (2.13%) Maven
6 2 (2.13%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.13%) Subversion
6 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.06%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (12.77%) Retail
2 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.45%) Banking
4 5 (5.32%) Finance
5 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.06%) Billing
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Architect
2 19 (20.21%) Security Engineer
3 13 (13.83%) Applications Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) Web Applications Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) Web Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Oracle Architect
6 9 (9.57%) Integration Architect
7 8 (8.51%) Consultant
7 8 (8.51%) Data Architect
8 7 (7.45%) Automation Test Lead
8 7 (7.45%) Data Integration Architect
8 7 (7.45%) Lead Architect
8 7 (7.45%) Test Leader
9 6 (6.38%) Security Consultant
10 4 (4.26%) Administrator
10 4 (4.26%) Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) IT Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) IT Security Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.15%) REST
2 14 (14.89%) J2EE
3 12 (12.77%) .NET
4 10 (10.64%) XML
5 9 (9.57%) Middleware
5 9 (9.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (9.57%) WebCenter
6 8 (8.51%) Node.js
7 7 (7.45%) CSS
7 7 (7.45%) HTML
8 6 (6.38%) Django
8 6 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (6.38%) RESTful
9 5 (5.32%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.26%) HTML5
10 4 (4.26%) JSON
10 4 (4.26%) Web Services
11 3 (3.19%) ODBC
11 3 (3.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Cryptography
2 8 (8.51%) Data Integration
3 7 (7.45%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.45%) Virtual Team
4 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.26%) User Experience
5 3 (3.19%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.06%) Informatics
7 1 (1.06%) Life Science
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Linux
2 18 (19.15%) Windows
3 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.38%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.26%) Android
5 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.26%) Unix
6 1 (1.06%) CentOS
6 1 (1.06%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) E-Commerce
3 21 (22.34%) TDD
4 20 (21.28%) Microservices
5 19 (20.21%) High Availability
6 18 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (19.15%) Scrum
7 17 (18.09%) DevOps
7 17 (18.09%) Mentoring
8 15 (15.96%) Pair Programming
8 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
9 14 (14.89%) User Stories
10 13 (13.83%) Software Delivery
11 12 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (11.70%) Identity Management
12 11 (11.70%) SOA
12 11 (11.70%) Test Automation
12 11 (11.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 8 (8.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.17%) Java
2 11 (11.70%) Python
3 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.45%) SQL
5 6 (6.38%) C
5 6 (6.38%) C#
5 6 (6.38%) Perl
5 6 (6.38%) PHP
5 6 (6.38%) Scala
5 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.26%) C++
7 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.13%) Ruby
9 1 (1.06%) Groovy
9 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.06%) R
9 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.38%) ISEB
4 5 (5.32%) CCNA
5 4 (4.26%) CISSP
6 3 (3.19%) Degree
7 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.06%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (1.06%) GPEN
8 1 (1.06%) GWAPT
8 1 (1.06%) GXPN
8 1 (1.06%) OSCE
8 1 (1.06%) OSCP
8 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.06%) PMP
8 1 (1.06%) SANS
8 1 (1.06%) VCP5
8 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.89%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.13%) SDET
2 2 (2.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.26%) Docker
3 2 (2.13%) KVM
3 2 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.13%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Nagios
1 5 (5.32%) Puppet
2 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.13%) Nessus
4 1 (1.06%) Ansible
4 1 (1.06%) Cacti
4 1 (1.06%) Core Impact
4 1 (1.06%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.06%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.06%) Nmap
4 1 (1.06%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) Oracle
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.57%) Endeca
4 7 (7.45%) FatWire
5 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.32%) VMware
6 2 (2.13%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.13%) Apigee
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco
6 2 (2.13%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.13%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.13%) Remedy
6 2 (2.13%) webMethods
7 1 (1.06%) Aruba
7 1 (1.06%) EMC
7 1 (1.06%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (1.06%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) Software AG
7 1 (1.06%) Symantec
7 1 (1.06%) Veritas
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