The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Milton Keynes 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 68 45 64
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.23% 1.14% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 6.38% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £500 £500 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +73.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +68.42%
Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
154 94 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.80% 17.80% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 45 63
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £163 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 18
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £12.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.43 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Open Source
Buckinghamshire

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Milton Keynes region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Open Source
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Akka
1 2 (100.00%) Play Framework

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Akka
1 2 (100.00%) Play Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Scala