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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 67 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 1.73% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 2.13% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
Median daily rate £358 £338 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% -32.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
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
599 658 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.33% 81.23% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 356 424
Median daily rate £411 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) JDBC
1 11 (78.57%) JSP
1 11 (78.57%) Servlets
1 11 (78.57%) Struts
1 11 (78.57%) XML
1 11 (78.57%) DHTML
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
1 11 (78.57%) JMS
1 11 (78.57%) HTTP
1 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
1 11 (78.57%) OOA/OOD
1 11 (78.57%) OO
1 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
1 11 (78.57%) Spring
1 11 (78.57%) Use Case
1 11 (78.57%) Software Architecture
2 9 (64.29%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Java SE
4 2 (14.29%) MS Project
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) HTTP
1 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Senior Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Senior Java Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 9 (64.29%) J2EE Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) DHTML
1 11 (78.57%) Hibernate
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) JDBC
1 11 (78.57%) JMS
1 11 (78.57%) JSP
1 11 (78.57%) Servlets
1 11 (78.57%) Spring
1 11 (78.57%) Struts
1 11 (78.57%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) Java SE
4 1 (7.14%) JSF
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) OO
1 11 (78.57%) OOA/OOD
1 11 (78.57%) Software Architecture
1 11 (78.57%) Use Case
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) HNC
3 1 (7.14%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft