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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
South East / Berkshire
Rank 82 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 22 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 1.02% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.25% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 15
Median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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
1600 2088 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.52% 82.01% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 1120 1075
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 46
Median hourly rate £23.90 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.57 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +14 17 £500 +25.00% 6
Maidenhead - 1 £525 -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 31 (57.41%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
4 18 (33.33%) JIRA
4 18 (33.33%) Python
5 17 (31.48%) Jenkins
6 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
6 16 (29.63%) Linux
6 16 (29.63%) HTML
7 15 (27.78%) Unix
7 15 (27.78%) TDD
7 15 (27.78%) SC Cleared
8 14 (25.93%) Scala
8 14 (25.93%) Hadoop
8 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
9 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
9 13 (24.07%) Ubuntu
9 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
10 12 (22.22%) Pair Programming
10 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (22.22%) DevOps
11 11 (20.37%) SELinux
11 11 (20.37%) CentOS
11 11 (20.37%) Groovy
11 11 (20.37%) Debian
11 11 (20.37%) SSH
11 11 (20.37%) Scrum
12 10 (18.52%) Prototyping

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 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.96%) Apache
2 7 (12.96%) Confluence
3 4 (7.41%) Alfresco
3 4 (7.41%) Apache Spark
3 4 (7.41%) Liferay
4 3 (5.56%) Apache Pig
4 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.85%) nginx
5 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) GitHub
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) SSH
2 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.96%) HTTP
3 7 (12.96%) ICMP
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) LDAP
5 1 (1.85%) SSL
5 1 (1.85%) VoIP
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) Hadoop
1 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.81%) Big Data
3 4 (7.41%) Apache Hive
3 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (5.56%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (5.56%) Neo4j
4 3 (5.56%) OrientDB
5 2 (3.70%) HBase
5 2 (3.70%) Pentaho
5 2 (3.70%) Redis
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) DB2
6 1 (1.85%) Impala
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
2 18 (33.33%) JIRA
3 17 (31.48%) Jenkins
4 8 (14.81%) Gradle
4 8 (14.81%) Subversion
5 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
5 5 (9.26%) Selenium
6 4 (7.41%) gulp
6 4 (7.41%) IntelliJ
6 4 (7.41%) Jasmine
6 4 (7.41%) webpack
7 3 (5.56%) Gatling
8 2 (3.70%) Capybara
8 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.70%) FitNesse
8 2 (3.70%) Hudson
8 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.70%) TestLink
8 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (1.85%) Banking
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
1 1 (1.85%) Local Government
1 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.85%) Retail
1 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.85%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Open Source Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Tester
7 3 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Data Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Integration Architect
8 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) HTML
2 9 (16.67%) J2EE
3 8 (14.81%) CSS
3 8 (14.81%) Spring
3 8 (14.81%) XML
4 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
4 7 (12.96%) HTML5
4 7 (12.96%) LESS
4 7 (12.96%) REST
4 7 (12.96%) Sass
4 7 (12.96%) Servlets
4 7 (12.96%) Velocity
5 6 (11.11%) Web Services
6 5 (9.26%) RESTful
7 4 (7.41%) Browserify
7 4 (7.41%) JSR 168
7 4 (7.41%) Kafka
7 4 (7.41%) Struts
7 4 (7.41%) XHTML
7 4 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (5.56%) Wiki
4 2 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Life Science
5 1 (1.85%) PMI
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Linux
2 15 (27.78%) Unix
3 13 (24.07%) Ubuntu
4 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (20.37%) CentOS
5 11 (20.37%) Debian
6 4 (7.41%) Solaris
7 3 (5.56%) Windows
8 1 (1.85%) Kali Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (27.78%) TDD
4 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
5 12 (22.22%) DevOps
5 12 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 11 (20.37%) Scrum
7 10 (18.52%) Prototyping
8 8 (14.81%) Open Source Development
8 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.81%) Web Application Development
9 7 (12.96%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (12.96%) Front End Development
9 7 (12.96%) Functional Testing
10 6 (11.11%) High Availability
10 6 (11.11%) Kanban
10 6 (11.11%) Microservices
10 6 (11.11%) Quality Management
11 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.33%) Python
4 14 (25.93%) Scala
5 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
6 11 (20.37%) Groovy
7 6 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (5.56%) PHP
9 2 (3.70%) C
9 2 (3.70%) ECMAScript
9 2 (3.70%) ES6
9 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.85%) C#
10 1 (1.85%) C++
10 1 (1.85%) Perl
10 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.70%) CISSP
5 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.70%) SANS
6 1 (1.85%) CCNP
6 1 (1.85%) CCSP
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.85%) GPEN
6 1 (1.85%) GWAPT
6 1 (1.85%) GXPN
6 1 (1.85%) ISEB
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.85%) PMP
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.85%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) RMADS
3 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) HDFS
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) vCloud
2 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Xen
2 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) SELinux
2 8 (14.81%) Ansible
3 3 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (3.70%) Puppet
5 1 (1.85%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.85%) Core Impact
5 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) HP Fortify
5 1 (1.85%) Kibana
5 1 (1.85%) logstash
5 1 (1.85%) Nessus
5 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.85%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.85%) Nmap
5 1 (1.85%) Oozie
5 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.85%) QRadar
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.85%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.85%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) GigaSpaces
2 3 (5.56%) Hortonworks
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.85%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) Capita
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.85%) Splunk
4 1 (1.85%) Talend
4 1 (1.85%) Veritas
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) webMethods
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