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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 53 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 13 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.86% 1.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate £355 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +84.41%
Open Source
Buckinghamshire

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
585 620 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.81% 78.88% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 348 318
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.85 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.13% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £15.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (73.91%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) Hibernate
3 12 (52.17%) Spring
3 12 (52.17%) DHTML
3 12 (52.17%) J2EE
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
3 12 (52.17%) JDBC
3 12 (52.17%) JSP
3 12 (52.17%) Servlets
3 12 (52.17%) Struts
3 12 (52.17%) XML
3 12 (52.17%) OOA/OOD
3 12 (52.17%) OO
3 12 (52.17%) JMS
3 12 (52.17%) HTTP
3 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 12 (52.17%) Use Case
3 12 (52.17%) Software Architecture
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
7 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
7 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone
7 3 (13.04%) MobileIron

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) HTTP
1 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.04%) OLTP
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
1 15 (65.22%) Senior Developer
2 12 (52.17%) J2EE Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Java Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Senior Java Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Applications Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
2 12 (52.17%) DHTML
2 12 (52.17%) Hibernate
2 12 (52.17%) J2EE
2 12 (52.17%) JDBC
2 12 (52.17%) JMS
2 12 (52.17%) JSP
2 12 (52.17%) Servlets
2 12 (52.17%) Spring
2 12 (52.17%) Struts
2 12 (52.17%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.04%) Clustering
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.04%) HACMP
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) AIX
3 3 (13.04%) Android
3 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.04%) BlackBerry OS
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) OO
1 12 (52.17%) OOA/OOD
1 12 (52.17%) Software Architecture
1 12 (52.17%) Use Case
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Android Development
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) HNC
3 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) GPFS
1 3 (13.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) AirWatch
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Intel
2 3 (13.04%) MobileIron
2 3 (13.04%) NetApp
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
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