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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 77 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 0.75% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.93% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.97 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-29.47% -40.14%
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
800 965 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.07% 80.22% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 506 582
Median daily rate £406 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 38
Median hourly rate £12.00 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 +3 1 - - 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 8 (66.67%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) Use Case
2 7 (58.33%) Software Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) JMS
2 7 (58.33%) HTTP
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (58.33%) DHTML
2 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) JDBC
2 7 (58.33%) JSP
2 7 (58.33%) Servlets
2 7 (58.33%) Struts
2 7 (58.33%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) MS Project
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (16.67%) Java SE
7 1 (8.33%) Data Protection

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 1 (8.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) HTTP
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
6 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) DHTML
2 7 (58.33%) JDBC
2 7 (58.33%) JMS
2 7 (58.33%) JSP
2 7 (58.33%) Servlets
2 7 (58.33%) Struts
2 7 (58.33%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) Java SE
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) JSF
5 1 (8.33%) JSR 286
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) OO
1 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
1 7 (58.33%) Software Architecture
1 7 (58.33%) Use Case
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) B2B
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) HNC
3 1 (8.33%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft