The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 89 95 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +26
Contract jobs citing Open Source 33 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 1.12% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% 5.18% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 10
Average daily rate
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£333 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £328 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +12.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
528 521 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.08% 21.65% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 226 258
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 26
Average hourly rate £17.43 £16.86 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -49.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £9.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £36.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Open Source
South East

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +9 16 £335 -16.25% 6
Slough +10 9 £300 -14.28% 1
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Newbury - - - - 3
Windsor - - - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 23 (38.98%) Java
1 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
2 20 (33.90%) HTML
3 16 (27.12%) CSS
4 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.03%) Web Services
5 13 (22.03%) Linux
5 13 (22.03%) jQuery
5 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (22.03%) HTML5
6 12 (20.34%) CSS3
6 12 (20.34%) CMS
7 11 (18.64%) TDD
7 11 (18.64%) Scrum
7 11 (18.64%) SOA
8 10 (16.95%) RESTful
8 10 (16.95%) JSON
8 10 (16.95%) Selenium
8 10 (16.95%) XHTML
8 10 (16.95%) MySQL
9 9 (15.25%) Pair Programming
9 9 (15.25%) Groovy
10 8 (13.56%) Scala
10 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
10 8 (13.56%) SOAP
11 7 (11.86%) User Stories
11 7 (11.86%) Sass
11 7 (11.86%) Grunt
12 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
12 6 (10.17%) Spring

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 12 (20.34%) CMS
2 5 (8.47%) Drupal
3 4 (6.78%) Alfresco
4 2 (3.39%) Liferay
4 2 (3.39%) Confluence
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) SAS
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) nginx
5 1 (1.69%) WordPress
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) SaaS
2 2 (3.39%) GitHub
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) SSL
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) MySQL
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) MS Access
6 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) QlikView
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.69%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Selenium
2 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.86%) Grunt
4 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.17%) Subversion
4 6 (10.17%) Maven
5 5 (8.47%) JUnit
5 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.47%) Gradle
6 4 (6.78%) JBehave
6 4 (6.78%) Mercurial
6 4 (6.78%) JIRA
7 3 (5.08%) Ant
7 3 (5.08%) WinRunner
7 3 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (5.08%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
1 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
3 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Senior Developer
3 11 (18.64%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) HTML
2 16 (27.12%) CSS
3 13 (22.03%) Web Services
3 13 (22.03%) jQuery
3 13 (22.03%) HTML5
4 12 (20.34%) CSS3
5 10 (16.95%) RESTful
5 10 (16.95%) JSON
5 10 (16.95%) XHTML
6 8 (13.56%) SOAP
7 7 (11.86%) Sass
8 6 (10.17%) Spring
9 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.47%) J2EE
10 4 (6.78%) CCXML
10 4 (6.78%) .NET
10 4 (6.78%) VXML
10 4 (6.78%) JMS
11 3 (5.08%) Struts
11 3 (5.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) GIS
2 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) DTV
4 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Android
2 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
4 3 (5.08%) Solaris
4 3 (5.08%) UNIX
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.69%) CentOS
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (18.64%) TDD
3 11 (18.64%) Scrum
3 11 (18.64%) SOA
4 9 (15.25%) Pair Programming
5 7 (11.86%) User Stories
6 5 (8.47%) OO
7 4 (6.78%) BDD
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.78%) OOP
7 4 (6.78%) MVC
7 4 (6.78%) Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) Migration
7 4 (6.78%) Document Management
8 3 (5.08%) SEO
8 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.08%) Automation Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) Java
1 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
2 9 (15.25%) Groovy
3 8 (13.56%) Scala
4 6 (10.17%) SQL
5 5 (8.47%) PHP
6 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.78%) Python
6 4 (6.78%) C#
6 4 (6.78%) Ruby
7 2 (3.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) C
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Puppet
2 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) Nagios
3 1 (1.69%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) VMware
2 3 (5.08%) JBoss
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe
3 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Teradata
4 1 (1.69%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.69%) Informatica
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (1.69%) Akamai
4 1 (1.69%) Percona
4 1 (1.69%) Twitter
4 1 (1.69%) Tableau
4 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
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