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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 89 107 125
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Contract jobs citing Open Source 36 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.50% 1.09% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.29% 4.40% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 12
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£350 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £412 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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%
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
680 637 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.24% 24.82% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 314 296
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £481 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 29
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.77 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £41.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 +13 17 £350 -8.19% 6
Maidenhead +7 9 £300 -12.72%
Slough +3 8 £315 +5.00% 1
Newbury - 1 £425 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
3 26 (38.24%) Linux
4 24 (35.29%) HTML
5 21 (30.88%) Java
6 18 (26.47%) CSS
6 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (22.06%) Scrum
8 14 (20.59%) CMS
8 14 (20.59%) jQuery
8 14 (20.59%) HTML5
9 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
9 13 (19.12%) XHTML
10 12 (17.65%) Apache
10 12 (17.65%) Web Services
10 12 (17.65%) PHP
10 12 (17.65%) TDD
10 12 (17.65%) CSS3
11 11 (16.18%) JSON
11 11 (16.18%) Drupal
11 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
11 11 (16.18%) Groovy
11 11 (16.18%) Pair Programming
11 11 (16.18%) MySQL
11 11 (16.18%) XML
12 10 (14.71%) Sass
12 10 (14.71%) Scala
12 10 (14.71%) User Experience
13 9 (13.24%) RESTful
13 9 (13.24%) Grunt

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 14 (20.59%) CMS
2 12 (17.65%) Apache
3 11 (16.18%) Drupal
4 4 (5.88%) Alfresco
4 4 (5.88%) Liferay
4 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.41%) Confluence
6 2 (2.94%) IIS
7 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.47%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.47%) nginx
7 1 (1.47%) WordPress
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
1 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) SaaS
2 3 (4.41%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) HTTP
2 3 (4.41%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.94%) SSL
3 2 (2.94%) FTP
3 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.94%) DNS
3 2 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) MySQL
2 7 (10.29%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.94%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.47%) MS Access
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.24%) Grunt
3 9 (13.24%) Subversion
4 7 (10.29%) Eclipse
4 7 (10.29%) Selenium
4 7 (10.29%) JIRA
4 7 (10.29%) Gradle
5 5 (7.35%) Bitbucket
6 4 (5.88%) JBehave
6 4 (5.88%) Mercurial
6 4 (5.88%) JUnit
6 4 (5.88%) Maven
7 3 (4.41%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.41%) Ant
8 2 (2.94%) Ranorex
8 2 (2.94%) WinRunner
8 2 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Developer
2 15 (22.06%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Senior Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Server Specialist
7 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (2.94%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) HTML
2 18 (26.47%) CSS
3 14 (20.59%) jQuery
3 14 (20.59%) HTML5
4 13 (19.12%) XHTML
5 12 (17.65%) Web Services
5 12 (17.65%) CSS3
6 11 (16.18%) JSON
6 11 (16.18%) XML
7 10 (14.71%) Sass
8 9 (13.24%) RESTful
8 9 (13.24%) SOAP
9 8 (11.76%) LAMP
10 6 (8.82%) REST
10 6 (8.82%) Spring
11 5 (7.35%) .NET
11 5 (7.35%) J2EE
11 5 (7.35%) Struts
12 4 (5.88%) CCXML
12 4 (5.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) User Experience
2 5 (7.35%) GIS
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) DTV
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.47%) Social Media
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) AIX
2 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.35%) UNIX
3 5 (7.35%) Android
4 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.41%) Windows
5 3 (4.41%) Solaris
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.47%) CentOS
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (22.06%) Scrum
4 12 (17.65%) TDD
5 11 (16.18%) Pair Programming
6 9 (13.24%) SOA
7 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.29%) Analytics
7 7 (10.29%) DevOps
8 6 (8.82%) User Stories
8 6 (8.82%) OO
8 6 (8.82%) MVC
9 5 (7.35%) Project Management
9 5 (7.35%) Identity Management
9 5 (7.35%) ITIL
9 5 (7.35%) Product Management
9 5 (7.35%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.88%) OOP
11 3 (4.41%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
2 21 (30.88%) Java
3 12 (17.65%) PHP
4 11 (16.18%) Groovy
5 10 (14.71%) Scala
6 7 (10.29%) SQL
7 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.88%) Python
8 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.41%) C#
9 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.94%) Ruby
11 1 (1.47%) C
11 1 (1.47%) C++
11 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.47%) Perl
11 1 (1.47%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.47%) PHP5
11 1 (1.47%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) KVM
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.82%) Puppet
3 5 (7.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (7.35%) Vagrant
3 5 (7.35%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.47%) Nagios
4 1 (1.47%) Cacti
4 1 (1.47%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Brocade
2 5 (7.35%) IBM
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.41%) GigaSpaces
5 2 (2.94%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe
5 2 (2.94%) JBoss
5 2 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.47%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) Percona
6 1 (1.47%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.47%) Akamai
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £300.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago