The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 52 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+30 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 14 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.55% 0.54% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.36% 1.57% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
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£440 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £321 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.51% -8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
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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 Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
220 381 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.28% 34.14% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 208 80
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £235 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £37.15 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) HTML
4 9 (29.03%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.81%) CSS
5 8 (25.81%) Web Services
6 6 (19.35%) AIX
6 6 (19.35%) Brocade
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) HTML5
7 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
7 5 (16.13%) CSS3
7 5 (16.13%) JSON
7 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) UNIX
7 5 (16.13%) Python
7 5 (16.13%) PHP
7 5 (16.13%) Sass
7 5 (16.13%) Analytics
7 5 (16.13%) User Stories
7 5 (16.13%) User Experience
8 4 (12.90%) Grunt
8 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (12.90%) XHTML
8 4 (12.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (12.90%) IBM
8 4 (12.90%) TDD
8 4 (12.90%) CMS
8 4 (12.90%) Cobbler

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (12.90%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Drupal
4 1 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.23%) LiveCycle
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Grunt
2 2 (6.45%) JUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Business Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Server Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Designer
7 1 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) HTML
2 8 (25.81%) CSS
2 8 (25.81%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) jQuery
3 6 (19.35%) HTML5
4 5 (16.13%) CSS3
4 5 (16.13%) JSON
4 5 (16.13%) Sass
5 4 (12.90%) XHTML
6 3 (9.68%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) .NET
6 3 (9.68%) J2EE
7 2 (6.45%) JMS
7 2 (6.45%) REST
7 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
8 1 (3.23%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.23%) OOCSS
8 1 (3.23%) RESTful
8 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) AIX
3 5 (16.13%) UNIX
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
2 5 (16.13%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) Analytics
2 5 (16.13%) User Stories
3 4 (12.90%) TDD
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) OOP
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) SOA
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Android Development
6 1 (3.23%) Bug Management
6 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.23%) V-Model
6 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
1 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.13%) Python
2 5 (16.13%) PHP
3 3 (9.68%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (12.90%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Cacti
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Brocade
2 4 (12.90%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Percona
4 1 (3.23%) Akamai
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
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