The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 98 113 104
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Open Source 32 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 0.82% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.51% 2.92% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 3
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£325 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+173.07% -25.71%
Open Source
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
710 788 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.69% 27.93% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 387 200
Average daily rate £400 £383 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 30
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.90 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £150.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 2 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 5 £420 +26.31% 15
Slough -7 5 £300 -20.00%
Windsor - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 2
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 35 (53.85%) Linux
1 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Java
3 19 (29.23%) PHP
3 19 (29.23%) HTML
4 17 (26.15%) Security Cleared
5 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 15 (23.08%) TDD
5 15 (23.08%) Apache
6 14 (21.54%) CSS
6 14 (21.54%) Scrum
7 13 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
8 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
8 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
9 11 (16.92%) XML
10 10 (15.38%) Web Services
11 9 (13.85%) LAMP
11 9 (13.85%) SQL
11 9 (13.85%) J2EE
11 9 (13.85%) REST
11 9 (13.85%) Drupal
12 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
12 8 (12.31%) DevOps
12 8 (12.31%) Windows
12 8 (12.31%) OO
12 8 (12.31%) Subversion
13 7 (10.77%) Pair Programming
13 7 (10.77%) Finance

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (23.08%) Apache
2 9 (13.85%) Drupal
3 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.62%) LiveCycle
5 2 (3.08%) Liferay
5 2 (3.08%) Node.js
5 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.08%) CMS
5 2 (3.08%) Alfresco
5 2 (3.08%) IIS
5 2 (3.08%) JBoss
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) WordPress
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.54%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) GitHub
2 1 (1.54%) IaaS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.15%) SSL
1 4 (6.15%) Internet
2 3 (4.62%) DNS
2 3 (4.62%) HTTP
3 2 (3.08%) FTP
3 2 (3.08%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.54%) PBX
4 1 (1.54%) VoIP
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) SSH
4 1 (1.54%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
1 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.31%) Subversion
3 6 (9.23%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.15%) JIRA
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (4.62%) JUnit
5 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.62%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.62%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.62%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.08%) Gradle
6 2 (3.08%) Selenium
7 1 (1.54%) Maven
7 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.54%) Hudson
7 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Developer
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) PHP Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Applications Packager
4 6 (9.23%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.23%) HTML
2 14 (21.54%) CSS
3 11 (16.92%) XML
4 10 (15.38%) Web Services
5 9 (13.85%) LAMP
5 9 (13.85%) J2EE
5 9 (13.85%) REST
6 7 (10.77%) Application Packaging
7 6 (9.23%) jQuery
8 5 (7.69%) HTML5
8 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.69%) .NET
8 5 (7.69%) SOAP
9 4 (6.15%) CSS3
10 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.62%) RESTful
10 3 (4.62%) Spring
10 3 (4.62%) JMS
11 2 (3.08%) Middleware
11 2 (3.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) GIS
1 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.08%) User Experience
2 2 (3.08%) DTV
2 2 (3.08%) PKI
3 1 (1.54%) FMCG
3 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.54%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.85%) Linux
2 8 (12.31%) Windows
3 7 (10.77%) UNIX
4 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.62%) Android
5 3 (4.62%) Solaris
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.08%) TDD
3 14 (21.54%) Scrum
4 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
5 8 (12.31%) DevOps
5 8 (12.31%) OO
6 7 (10.77%) Pair Programming
7 6 (9.23%) ITIL
7 6 (9.23%) Identity Management
7 6 (9.23%) User Stories
7 6 (9.23%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (7.69%) BDD
8 5 (7.69%) Project Management
8 5 (7.69%) SOA
9 4 (6.15%) MVC
9 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.62%) Validation
10 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) Java
2 19 (29.23%) PHP
3 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.85%) SQL
5 6 (9.23%) Python
5 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.15%) Groovy
7 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.62%) Ruby
7 3 (4.62%) C#
7 3 (4.62%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) Perl
8 2 (3.08%) Erlang
8 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.08%) Scala
8 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) KVM
2 1 (1.54%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
1 6 (9.23%) Vagrant
1 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Adobe
2 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.08%) GigaSpaces
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) Sun
4 1 (1.54%) Zend
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