The 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 56 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Open Source 16 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.79% 0.23% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.35% 1.00% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
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£385 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.80% +77.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
299 200 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.48% 22.55% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 95 80
Average daily rate £350 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £249 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% -3.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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
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 17 April 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (42.31%) Java
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) OO
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) JSON
4 8 (30.77%) J2EE
4 8 (30.77%) CSS
4 8 (30.77%) JMS
4 8 (30.77%) Firewall
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) TDD
5 7 (26.92%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (26.92%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) Subversion
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Migration
6 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) IBM
6 6 (23.08%) McAfee
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle
6 6 (23.08%) Ant
6 6 (23.08%) JUnit
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL
6 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 5 (19.23%) Java EE
7 5 (19.23%) jQuery

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (15.38%) Confluence
1 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) PaaS
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) HTTP
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 4 (15.38%) AMQP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
1 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
1 5 (19.23%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Ant
1 6 (23.08%) JUnit
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
2 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) Mercurial
2 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 4 (15.38%) Gradle
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) QUnit
3 2 (7.69%) PhantomJS
3 2 (7.69%) Mocha
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Grunt
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Security Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) Malware Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) JSON
2 8 (30.77%) CSS
2 8 (30.77%) J2EE
2 8 (30.77%) JMS
3 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) jQuery
4 5 (19.23%) Java EE
5 4 (15.38%) DHTML
5 4 (15.38%) EJB
5 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 4 (15.38%) Spring
5 4 (15.38%) JDBC
5 4 (15.38%) JSP
5 4 (15.38%) Servlets
5 4 (15.38%) Struts
5 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) D3.js
7 2 (7.69%) Dojo
7 2 (7.69%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) BYOD
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) OO
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) TDD
2 7 (26.92%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (26.92%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) MapReduce
4 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
5 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 4 (15.38%) User Stories
5 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) HDFS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
1 4 (15.38%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
1 6 (23.08%) IBM
1 6 (23.08%) McAfee
2 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
3 1 (3.85%) Northgate
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe