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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 83 85 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.40% 0.15% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.20% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£325 £350 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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
966 997 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.84% 75.82% 73.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 580 399
Average daily rate £400 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £495 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 41 31
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 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
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 +2 5 £325 -7.14% 5
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (59.09%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) OO
3 10 (45.45%) JMS
3 10 (45.45%) J2EE
4 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) Ant
5 8 (36.36%) JUnit
5 8 (36.36%) JSON
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) XML
7 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) JDBC
7 6 (27.27%) JSP
7 6 (27.27%) Servlets
7 6 (27.27%) Struts
7 6 (27.27%) DHTML
7 6 (27.27%) Subversion
7 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
7 6 (27.27%) HTTP
7 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 6 (27.27%) Spring
7 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
8 5 (22.73%) Java EE
8 5 (22.73%) NoSQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 4 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) AMQP
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
1 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
1 5 (22.73%) Big Data
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) OLTP
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.55%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Ant
1 8 (36.36%) JUnit
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) Maven
3 4 (18.18%) JIRA
3 4 (18.18%) Mercurial
3 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 4 (18.18%) Gradle
3 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) J2EE
1 10 (45.45%) JMS
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) JSON
4 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 6 (27.27%) JDBC
4 6 (27.27%) JSP
4 6 (27.27%) Servlets
4 6 (27.27%) Struts
4 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 6 (27.27%) Spring
4 6 (27.27%) DHTML
4 6 (27.27%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) Java EE
6 4 (18.18%) EJB
6 4 (18.18%) Ajax
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) Dojo
6 4 (18.18%) JPA
7 3 (13.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) BYOD
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (13.64%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (13.64%) Android
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) OO
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) MapReduce
5 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Time Management
5 4 (18.18%) User Stories
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (18.18%) UML
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) OOP
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Flume
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
1 1 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
1 4 (18.18%) Vagrant
2 3 (13.64%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
3 3 (13.64%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.55%) Intel
4 1 (4.55%) SAP