The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Newbury region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.99% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +68.42%
Miscellaneous Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
23 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 15.23% 9.86% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 8
Average daily rate £350 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £355 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Open Source
Berkshire

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Newbury region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) WinRunner
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Ranorex

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) WinRunner
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) RUP
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Multidimensional Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio