The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 83 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.15% 0.58% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 3.08% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £286 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.27% -15.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £315
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +15.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
267 195 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.26% 19.01% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 104 64
Average daily rate £350 £364 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £213 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.46 £14.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Open Source
South East

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 29 July 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 -11 2 £350 +22.27% 2
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Akka
2 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (20.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Akka
2 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) DOM
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
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