The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 70 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing Open Source 8 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 2.20% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 3.19% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
Open Source
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
736 595 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.51% 69.03% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 307 355
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.67 £59.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 31 August 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
3 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) GIS
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (20.00%) JBoss
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
1 2 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) GIS Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Portal Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Django
3 1 (10.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) GIS
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) B2B
5 1 (10.00%) B2C
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Netcool
1 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Infovista
3 1 (10.00%) Amdocs
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Pega
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) BMC
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
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