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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
South East / Berkshire
Rank 82 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 26 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 1.41% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.79% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 11
Median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £309 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +11.37%

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
1590 1896 1865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.67% 78.44% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 993 989
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 75 22
Median hourly rate £23.34 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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
Reading +6 18 £475 +11.76% 8
Slough +10 3 £315 -21.31% 1
Bracknell +1 1 £500 +66.66%
Maidenhead - 1 £525 - 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (49.37%) Java
3 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
4 27 (34.18%) E-Commerce
5 26 (32.91%) Jenkins
6 25 (31.65%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (30.38%) TDD
8 23 (29.11%) JIRA
9 22 (27.85%) Microservices
10 21 (26.58%) Git (software)
11 20 (25.32%) Pair Programming
11 20 (25.32%) HTML
12 19 (24.05%) Scala
13 17 (21.52%) Scrum
14 16 (20.25%) Python
14 16 (20.25%) MongoDB
15 15 (18.99%) Linux
16 14 (17.72%) J2EE
16 14 (17.72%) Software Engineering
17 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
18 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
18 12 (15.19%) Confluence
18 12 (15.19%) Groovy
18 12 (15.19%) DevOps
18 12 (15.19%) User Stories
19 11 (13.92%) REST
19 11 (13.92%) Kanban
19 11 (13.92%) Hadoop
19 11 (13.92%) CSS
19 11 (13.92%) Unix

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 12 (15.19%) Confluence
2 11 (13.92%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.13%) Apache
4 5 (6.33%) Alfresco
4 5 (6.33%) Liferay
5 4 (5.06%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.80%) Apache Pig
6 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.53%) JBoss
7 2 (2.53%) nginx
7 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.27%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.27%) CMS
8 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (11.39%) GitHub
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon Kinesis
2 5 (6.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (6.33%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.53%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) SSH
2 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.06%) HTTP
3 4 (5.06%) ICMP
4 2 (2.53%) Firewall
4 2 (2.53%) Wireless
5 1 (1.27%) DNS
5 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.27%) LAN
5 1 (1.27%) LDAP
5 1 (1.27%) SSL
5 1 (1.27%) VoIP
5 1 (1.27%) VPN
5 1 (1.27%) WAN
5 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.92%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.59%) Big Data
4 5 (6.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.06%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.06%) Redis
6 3 (3.80%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (3.80%) HBase
6 3 (3.80%) MySQL
6 3 (3.80%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.80%) OrientDB
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.53%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.27%) CloverETL
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 26 (32.91%) Jenkins
2 23 (29.11%) JIRA
3 21 (26.58%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.66%) Gradle
4 10 (12.66%) Subversion
5 7 (8.86%) Eclipse
6 6 (7.59%) IntelliJ
7 5 (6.33%) Gatling
7 5 (6.33%) Selenium
8 4 (5.06%) gulp
8 4 (5.06%) Jasmine
8 4 (5.06%) webpack
9 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.80%) FitNesse
9 3 (3.80%) Hudson
9 3 (3.80%) JUnit
9 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.53%) Maven
10 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.13%) Retail
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.99%) Architect
4 11 (13.92%) Security Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Applications Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Data Architect
5 10 (12.66%) Integration Architect
6 9 (11.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (11.39%) Web Applications Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Web Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Data Integration Architect
8 5 (6.33%) Agile Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Open Source Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Big Data Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Data Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) HTML
2 14 (17.72%) J2EE
3 11 (13.92%) CSS
3 11 (13.92%) REST
4 10 (12.66%) AngularJS
4 10 (12.66%) HTML5
4 10 (12.66%) LESS
4 10 (12.66%) Sass
4 10 (12.66%) Spring
4 10 (12.66%) XML
5 9 (11.39%) Node.js
5 9 (11.39%) RESTful
5 9 (11.39%) Web Services
6 8 (10.13%) Servlets
6 8 (10.13%) Velocity
7 5 (6.33%) .NET
7 5 (6.33%) JSR 168
7 5 (6.33%) Struts
7 5 (6.33%) XHTML
7 5 (6.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Data Integration
2 5 (6.33%) Cryptography
3 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 3 (3.80%) Wiki
5 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.53%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.53%) Informatics
5 2 (2.53%) Life Science
5 2 (2.53%) PMI
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Linux
2 11 (13.92%) Unix
3 10 (12.66%) Ubuntu
4 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.86%) CentOS
5 7 (8.86%) Debian
6 5 (6.33%) Solaris
7 4 (5.06%) Android
7 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.80%) Windows
9 1 (1.27%) Kali Linux
9 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) E-Commerce
3 25 (31.65%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (30.38%) TDD
5 22 (27.85%) Microservices
6 20 (25.32%) Pair Programming
7 17 (21.52%) Scrum
8 14 (17.72%) Software Engineering
9 12 (15.19%) DevOps
9 12 (15.19%) User Stories
10 11 (13.92%) Kanban
11 10 (12.66%) Front End Development
11 10 (12.66%) High Availability
11 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
12 9 (11.39%) Release Management
12 9 (11.39%) Web Application Development
13 8 (10.13%) Extreme Programming
13 8 (10.13%) Functional Testing
14 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (8.86%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) Java
2 30 (37.97%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.05%) Scala
4 16 (20.25%) Python
5 12 (15.19%) Groovy
6 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.86%) SQL
8 5 (6.33%) Perl
9 4 (5.06%) PHP
10 3 (3.80%) C
11 2 (2.53%) ECMAScript
11 2 (2.53%) ES6
11 2 (2.53%) Ruby
11 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.27%) C#
12 1 (1.27%) C++
12 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.53%) CISSP
5 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.53%) PMP
5 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.53%) SANS
6 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.27%) CCNP
6 1 (1.27%) CCSP
6 1 (1.27%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.27%) GXPN
6 1 (1.27%) ISEB
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.27%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.27%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) RMADS
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.27%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) HDFS
3 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.27%) vCloud
3 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.27%) vSphere
3 1 (1.27%) Xen
3 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) SELinux
2 5 (6.33%) Ansible
3 3 (3.80%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.53%) Puppet
5 1 (1.27%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.27%) Core Impact
5 1 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) HP Fortify
5 1 (1.27%) Kibana
5 1 (1.27%) logstash
5 1 (1.27%) Nessus
5 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.27%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.27%) Nmap
5 1 (1.27%) Oozie
5 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.27%) QRadar
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.27%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle
2 5 (6.33%) GigaSpaces
3 4 (5.06%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.80%) Hortonworks
4 3 (3.80%) webMethods
5 2 (2.53%) Apigee
5 2 (2.53%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.53%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) Apple
6 1 (1.27%) Capita
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.27%) Software AG
6 1 (1.27%) Splunk
6 1 (1.27%) Talend
6 1 (1.27%) Veritas