The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 68 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.47% 1.04% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.33% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £360 -
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 £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
703 974 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.61% 78.11% 77.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 472 549
Median daily rate £430 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 57
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £10.00 £8.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Buckinghamshire region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Milton Keynes +7 4 - - 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 9 (100.00%) Big Data
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) XSLT
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Ant
4 4 (44.44%) EJB
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JMS
4 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 4 (44.44%) UML
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Gradle
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Big Data
1 9 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Cloudera CDH
3 3 (33.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Ant
1 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
1 4 (44.44%) Gradle
1 4 (44.44%) Hudson
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) GitLab
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Scala Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) EJB
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Java EE
2 4 (44.44%) JMS
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) MapReduce
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source Development
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Scala
5 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat