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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 81 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.58% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 2.84% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
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- £249 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
+37.57% -
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
356 211 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.39% 20.57% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 97 94
Average daily rate £350 £313 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £18.65 £30.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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 27 November 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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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 - 6 - - 2
Aylesbury - - - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) McAfee
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) PhantomJS
3 2 (20.00%) Mocha
3 2 (20.00%) D3.js

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) HBase
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) PhantomJS
1 2 (20.00%) Mocha
1 2 (20.00%) QUnit
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Security Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) D3.js
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) Yii
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (10.00%) XML-RPC
3 1 (10.00%) Flash
3 1 (10.00%) RSS
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) PHP5
3 1 (10.00%) PHP4
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (10.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) Rackspace