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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 81 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 28 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.45% 1.39% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.80% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 15
Median daily rate £325 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £399 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £478 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
1538 1948 1973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.40% 77.18% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 1039 1030
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 87 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.90 £27.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% +11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.18 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Slough +13 10 £314 -21.50% 2
Reading -8 10 £333 -21.76% 6
Bracknell - 3 £475 -
Maidenhead - 2 £400 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.00%) Java
3 31 (38.75%) E-Commerce
4 26 (32.50%) Jenkins
5 25 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 25 (31.25%) TDD
5 25 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (28.75%) Pair Programming
6 23 (28.75%) Microservices
7 21 (26.25%) JIRA
8 20 (25.00%) HTML
9 18 (22.50%) J2EE
10 17 (21.25%) Scrum
11 16 (20.00%) High Availability
12 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
12 15 (18.75%) Scala
13 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
13 14 (17.50%) Linux
13 14 (17.50%) MongoDB
13 14 (17.50%) REST
13 14 (17.50%) User Stories
14 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
14 13 (16.25%) XML
15 12 (15.00%) Kanban
15 12 (15.00%) Release Management
15 12 (15.00%) Oracle
16 11 (13.75%) DevOps
16 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
16 11 (13.75%) CSS
16 11 (13.75%) Tomcat

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 11 (13.75%) Tomcat
2 10 (12.50%) Confluence
3 5 (6.25%) Alfresco
3 5 (6.25%) Apache
3 5 (6.25%) Liferay
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.50%) IIS
5 2 (2.50%) JBoss
5 2 (2.50%) nginx
5 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) GitHub
2 8 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.25%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.50%) PaaS
4 2 (2.50%) SaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.25%) IaaS
5 1 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) SSH
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.50%) Wireless
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) ICMP
3 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.25%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) LDAP
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) VoIP
3 1 (1.25%) VPN
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (6.25%) MySQL
2 5 (6.25%) Redis
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.75%) HBase
3 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.50%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.25%) CloverETL
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (32.50%) Jenkins
2 21 (26.25%) JIRA
3 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.50%) Gradle
4 10 (12.50%) Subversion
5 7 (8.75%) Eclipse
6 6 (7.50%) IntelliJ
7 5 (6.25%) Gatling
8 4 (5.00%) gulp
8 4 (5.00%) Jasmine
8 4 (5.00%) webpack
9 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.75%) Hudson
9 3 (3.75%) Selenium
9 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.50%) Fiddler
10 2 (2.50%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.50%) Maven
10 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (11.25%) Retail
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Developer
2 19 (23.75%) Architect
3 14 (17.50%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.50%) Security Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) Applications Engineer
5 12 (15.00%) Web Applications Engineer
5 12 (15.00%) Web Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) Data Architect
6 10 (12.50%) Integration Architect
7 8 (10.00%) Data Integration Architect
7 8 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (6.25%) Agile Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Tester
10 3 (3.75%) Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) HTML
2 18 (22.50%) J2EE
3 14 (17.50%) REST
4 13 (16.25%) XML
5 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
5 11 (13.75%) CSS
5 11 (13.75%) RESTful
6 10 (12.50%) HTML5
6 10 (12.50%) LESS
6 10 (12.50%) Node.js
6 10 (12.50%) Sass
6 10 (12.50%) Spring
7 8 (10.00%) Servlets
7 8 (10.00%) Velocity
8 7 (8.75%) .NET
8 7 (8.75%) Web Services
9 5 (6.25%) Middleware
9 5 (6.25%) Struts
9 5 (6.25%) XHTML
9 5 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 8 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.00%) User Experience
5 3 (3.75%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.50%) Informatics
6 2 (2.50%) Life Science
6 2 (2.50%) PMI
7 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Clustering
7 1 (1.25%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Linux
2 8 (10.00%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) Ubuntu
4 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.25%) Solaris
4 5 (6.25%) Unix
5 4 (5.00%) Android
5 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.50%) CentOS
6 2 (2.50%) Debian
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.25%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.75%) E-Commerce
3 25 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (31.25%) TDD
4 23 (28.75%) Microservices
4 23 (28.75%) Pair Programming
5 17 (21.25%) Scrum
6 16 (20.00%) High Availability
7 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
7 14 (17.50%) User Stories
8 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
9 12 (15.00%) Kanban
9 12 (15.00%) Release Management
10 11 (13.75%) DevOps
11 9 (11.25%) Front End Development
11 9 (11.25%) Line Management
11 9 (11.25%) Web Application Development
12 8 (10.00%) Functional Testing
12 8 (10.00%) Software Delivery
12 8 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.00%) Java
2 25 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.75%) Scala
4 11 (13.75%) Groovy
5 9 (11.25%) Python
6 7 (8.75%) Perl
7 5 (6.25%) C
8 4 (5.00%) PHP
8 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.00%) SQL
9 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.75%) C#
9 3 (3.75%) C++
10 2 (2.50%) ECMAScript
10 2 (2.50%) ES6
10 2 (2.50%) Ruby
11 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
1 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.50%) CISSP
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.50%) PMP
3 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.50%) SANS
4 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.25%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (1.25%) GPEN
4 1 (1.25%) GWAPT
4 1 (1.25%) GXPN
4 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.25%) OSCE
4 1 (1.25%) OSCP
4 1 (1.25%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.50%) SDET
3 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.25%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.25%) vCloud
2 1 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Ansible
1 2 (2.50%) SELinux
2 1 (1.25%) Core Impact
2 1 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.25%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.25%) Kibana
2 1 (1.25%) logstash
2 1 (1.25%) Nessus
2 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.25%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.25%) Nmap
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) QRadar
2 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.25%) RSA enVision
2 1 (1.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Oracle
2 5 (6.25%) GigaSpaces
3 4 (5.00%) Endeca
4 3 (3.75%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.75%) FatWire
4 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.75%) VMware
4 3 (3.75%) webMethods
5 2 (2.50%) Apigee
5 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.50%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) Cognos
6 1 (1.25%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.25%) Software AG
6 1 (1.25%) Splunk
6 1 (1.25%) Talend
6 1 (1.25%) Veritas