The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 72 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing Open Source 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.15% 0.29% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.01% 1.27% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
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£400 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £344 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+173.07% -25.71%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
349 236 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.61% 22.65% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 122 70
Average daily rate £350 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £248 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.97 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £40.00 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Milton Keynes 0 11 £500 - 3
Marlow - - - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) TDD
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) JSON
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) IBM
4 6 (28.57%) McAfee
4 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) jQuery
4 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) D3.js
5 5 (23.81%) User Stories
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) JIRA
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) Java EE

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (14.29%) Confluence
1 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
1 2 (9.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) AMQP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
1 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Mocha
2 4 (19.05%) QUnit
2 4 (19.05%) PhantomJS
3 3 (14.29%) Gradle
3 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 3 (14.29%) Ant
3 3 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.76%) Grunt
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Programmer
1 5 (23.81%) Security Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) JSON
2 7 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) D3.js
5 4 (19.05%) Java EE
6 3 (14.29%) JMS
6 3 (14.29%) EJB
6 3 (14.29%) J2EE
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.52%) HTML
7 2 (9.52%) .NET
7 2 (9.52%) XHTML
7 2 (9.52%) WinForms
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.52%) WCF
7 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (9.52%) LINQ
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) TDD
2 7 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) User Stories
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (19.05%) MapReduce
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) HDFS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
1 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) IBM
1 6 (28.57%) McAfee
2 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Northgate