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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 66 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 0.22% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.29% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£463 £350 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +22.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £350 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
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%
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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
695 688 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.80% 76.61% 72.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 425 296
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 24
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £13.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -13.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 12 (63.16%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) OO
3 9 (47.37%) JMS
3 9 (47.37%) J2EE
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) Ant
5 7 (36.84%) JUnit
5 7 (36.84%) JSON
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) JDBC
6 6 (31.58%) JSP
6 6 (31.58%) Servlets
6 6 (31.58%) Struts
6 6 (31.58%) DHTML
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) XML
6 6 (31.58%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (31.58%) HTTP
6 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Spring
7 5 (26.32%) Subversion
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) JPA
8 4 (21.05%) Time Management
8 4 (21.05%) Hadoop

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
1 3 (15.79%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) HTTP
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) AMQP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
1 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) OLTP
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.26%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Ant
1 7 (36.84%) JUnit
2 5 (26.32%) Subversion
3 4 (21.05%) Maven
4 3 (15.79%) JIRA
4 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
4 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.79%) Gradle
4 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Malware Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) J2EE
1 9 (47.37%) JMS
2 7 (36.84%) JSON
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) JDBC
3 6 (31.58%) JSP
3 6 (31.58%) Servlets
3 6 (31.58%) Struts
3 6 (31.58%) DHTML
3 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
3 6 (31.58%) Spring
3 6 (31.58%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) JPA
4 4 (21.05%) Ajax
4 4 (21.05%) Java EE
4 4 (21.05%) Dojo
5 3 (15.79%) EJB
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) BYOD
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) OO
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) UML
3 4 (21.05%) Time Management
3 4 (21.05%) MapReduce
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) User Stories
4 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
5 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Intel
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.26%) MobileIron