The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 58 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.75% 1.53% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.82% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 4
Median daily rate £360 £355 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £355 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £410 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
551 605 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.36% 84.26% 79.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 324 381
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.20 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -23.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) XML
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Java EE
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) JMS
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) XSLT
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) High Availability
3 5 (55.56%) MapReduce
3 5 (55.56%) Hudson
3 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
3 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
3 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (55.56%) Gradle
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 5 (55.56%) .NET

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Big Data
2 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) Ant
2 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
2 5 (55.56%) Gradle
2 5 (55.56%) Hudson
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) C Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) Java EE
2 6 (66.67%) JMS
2 6 (66.67%) XSLT
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) EJB
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (11.11%) Java SE
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) High Availability
3 5 (55.56%) MapReduce
3 5 (55.56%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Data Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) SOLID
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
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