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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 87 110 101
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing Open Source 40 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.65% 0.35% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 0.46% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 17
Median daily rate £450 £388 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £481 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
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
1918 1978 1915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.06% 76.43% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1052 1009 939
Median daily rate £418 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.83 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £39.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Reading +6 15 £425 - 12
Maidenhead +10 11 £375 +8.69%
Bracknell -1 9 £506 -5.81% 2
Slough - 1 - - 4
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 34 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (43.48%) Linux
3 21 (30.43%) Windows
4 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
4 19 (27.54%) Oracle
5 17 (24.64%) Java
6 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
7 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
7 13 (18.84%) Puppet
7 13 (18.84%) SQL
7 13 (18.84%) Python
7 13 (18.84%) DevOps
8 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 12 (17.39%) XML
8 12 (17.39%) Scrum
8 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (15.94%) Big Data
9 11 (15.94%) .NET
9 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (14.49%) Unix
10 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
10 10 (14.49%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (14.49%) REST
10 10 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
11 9 (13.04%) Unity DI Container
11 9 (13.04%) Datazen
11 9 (13.04%) QA
11 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 5 (7.25%) Oracle Spatial
1 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) GeoServer
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.35%) Drupal
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.90%) Node.js
5 1 (1.45%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) MODX
5 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.90%) IaaS
3 2 (2.90%) PaaS
4 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.70%) Firewall
2 6 (8.70%) Network Security
2 6 (8.70%) VPN
3 5 (7.25%) DHCP
3 5 (7.25%) DNS
3 5 (7.25%) HTTP
3 5 (7.25%) IPsec
3 5 (7.25%) MPLS
3 5 (7.25%) SSL
3 5 (7.25%) VLAN
3 5 (7.25%) WAN
4 4 (5.80%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.90%) NAS
5 2 (2.90%) SAN
6 1 (1.45%) Broadband
6 1 (1.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) Big Data
2 10 (14.49%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.04%) Datazen
3 9 (13.04%) Hadoop
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (11.59%) GIS
5 6 (8.70%) MySQL
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.35%) HBase
7 3 (4.35%) Redis
8 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) TeamCity
3 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.25%) Selenium
4 5 (7.25%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.90%) JIRA
5 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.45%) Ant
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.45%) Maven
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Billing
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Consultant
2 14 (20.29%) Developer
3 8 (11.59%) GIS Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) Architect
5 5 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (7.25%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Automation Test Lead
6 4 (5.80%) Escalation Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) IT Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) XML
2 11 (15.94%) .NET
3 10 (14.49%) REST
4 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
4 9 (13.04%) ADO
4 9 (13.04%) ADO.NET
4 9 (13.04%) Autofac
4 9 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
4 9 (13.04%) CSS
4 9 (13.04%) Entity Framework
4 9 (13.04%) ODBC
4 9 (13.04%) OLE
4 9 (13.04%) OLE DB
4 9 (13.04%) Unity DI Container
4 9 (13.04%) XML Schema
5 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 5 (7.25%) HTML
7 4 (5.80%) J2EE
7 4 (5.80%) Middleware
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Linux
2 21 (30.43%) Windows
3 10 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (14.49%) Unix
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.90%) CentOS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.84%) DevOps
3 12 (17.39%) Scrum
4 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (11.59%) Software Delivery
6 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.59%) TOGAF
7 7 (10.14%) TDD
7 7 (10.14%) UML
8 6 (8.70%) High Availability
8 6 (8.70%) SDLC
9 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.25%) Data Management
9 5 (7.25%) ITIL
9 5 (7.25%) Memory Management
9 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) Java
2 13 (18.84%) Python
2 13 (18.84%) SQL
3 9 (13.04%) C#
3 9 (13.04%) VB.NET
4 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.25%) C
4 5 (7.25%) C++
4 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.25%) PHP
4 5 (7.25%) R
4 5 (7.25%) Scala
4 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (7.25%) CCNA
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.25%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) ISEB
4 3 (4.35%) CISSP
4 3 (4.35%) MCSD
4 3 (4.35%) MCSE
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.90%) VCP5
5 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Docker
1 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) vSphere
3 2 (2.90%) KVM
3 2 (2.90%) vCloud
4 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Puppet
2 9 (13.04%) Nagios
3 8 (11.59%) Ansible
4 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.45%) Cacti
5 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.45%) Nessus
5 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
1 19 (27.54%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.14%) Remedy
4 4 (5.80%) Endeca
4 4 (5.80%) FatWire
4 4 (5.80%) VMware
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) EMC
6 2 (2.90%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.45%) Adobe
7 1 (1.45%) Aruba
7 1 (1.45%) Symantec
7 1 (1.45%) Veritas
7 1 (1.45%) Zend
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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