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 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 54 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.50% 1.45% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.75% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Median daily rate - £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-14.51% +11.37%

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
513 570 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.07% 82.73% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 290 357
Median daily rate £403 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.16 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 January 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) Hadoop
1 6 (85.71%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) JMS
3 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
3 4 (57.14%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Ant
3 4 (57.14%) EJB
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) Gradle
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Big Data
1 6 (85.71%) Hadoop
2 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Ant
1 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
1 4 (57.14%) Gradle
1 4 (57.14%) Hudson
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) EJB
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Java EE
2 4 (57.14%) JMS
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
1 4 (57.14%) MapReduce
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
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