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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 80 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 0.46% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 2.58% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£356 £286 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.45% -17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £227 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £345 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.12% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +37.93%
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
249 194 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.38% 17.72% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 96 67
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £461 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 23
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £12.85 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £42.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
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 22 August 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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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 +1 1 £350 +22.27%
Aylesbury - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Yii
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Rackspace

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Yii
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) XML-RPC
2 1 (20.00%) DOM
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PHP5
3 1 (20.00%) PHP4
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
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