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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 104 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 25 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 0.65% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.37% 3.64% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 12
Average daily rate £329 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.25% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £365 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £610 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +68.42%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
572 439 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 17.86% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 162 278
Average daily rate £375 £355 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £13.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 12 £335 -18.78% 4
Maidenhead - 4 £225 - 1
Slough +10 3 £413 +10.00% 3
Newbury - 3 £163 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £225 - 2
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (45.24%) HTML
1 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
2 18 (42.86%) jQuery
2 18 (42.86%) HTML5
3 15 (35.71%) CSS
4 14 (33.33%) Java
4 14 (33.33%) CSS3
5 12 (28.57%) CMS
6 10 (23.81%) MySQL
7 8 (19.05%) Linux
8 7 (16.67%) XHTML
8 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (16.67%) PHP
8 7 (16.67%) Scrum
8 7 (16.67%) JSON
9 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.29%) Ajax
9 6 (14.29%) Pentaho
9 6 (14.29%) Selenium
9 6 (14.29%) ETL
10 5 (11.90%) UML
10 5 (11.90%) Drupal
10 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
10 5 (11.90%) Grunt
11 4 (9.52%) User Stories
11 4 (9.52%) Sass
11 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.52%) Windows
11 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 4 (9.52%) SQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (28.57%) CMS
2 5 (11.90%) Drupal
3 2 (4.76%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) SAS
4 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) PBX
1 1 (2.38%) VoIP
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.38%) SSL
1 1 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) MySQL
2 6 (14.29%) Pentaho
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.38%) QlikView
4 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Grunt
3 3 (7.14%) WinRunner
3 3 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) Ranorex
4 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.76%) Maven
4 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) JUnit
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA
5 1 (2.38%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.38%) Hudson
5 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.38%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Publishing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Programme Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) HTML
2 18 (42.86%) jQuery
2 18 (42.86%) HTML5
3 15 (35.71%) CSS
4 14 (33.33%) CSS3
5 7 (16.67%) XHTML
5 7 (16.67%) JSON
6 6 (14.29%) Ajax
7 4 (9.52%) Sass
8 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.76%) Spring
8 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.76%) Web Services
8 2 (4.76%) .NET
9 1 (2.38%) J2EE
9 1 (2.38%) SOAP
9 1 (2.38%) LAMP
9 1 (2.38%) Ext JS
9 1 (2.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) W3C
2 1 (2.38%) Social Media
2 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Solaris
3 3 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Android
4 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Scrum
2 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.29%) ETL
3 5 (11.90%) UML
4 4 (9.52%) User Stories
4 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) SOA
5 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.14%) BDD
5 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.76%) Document Management
7 1 (2.38%) OO
7 1 (2.38%) RUP
7 1 (2.38%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
2 14 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) PHP
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.38%) Teradata
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica
3 1 (2.38%) Zend
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter
3 1 (2.38%) Tableau
3 1 (2.38%) Appcelerator
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