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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 55 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing Open Source 9 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.14% 0.32% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.43% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Median daily rate £375 £475 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +27.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £395 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £555 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
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
621 698 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.71% 74.97% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 412 301
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £539 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 10
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 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 27 July 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Linux
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 10 (29.41%) .NET
4 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 10 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
5 9 (26.47%) XML
5 9 (26.47%) C#
5 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
6 8 (23.53%) Scrum
6 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (20.59%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (20.59%) Puppet
7 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
7 7 (20.59%) Entity Framework
7 7 (20.59%) Castle Windsor
7 7 (20.59%) Autofac
7 7 (20.59%) Big Data
7 7 (20.59%) Unity DI Container
7 7 (20.59%) Datazen
7 7 (20.59%) OLE
7 7 (20.59%) OLE DB
7 7 (20.59%) XML Schema

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) Drupal
4 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) MODX
4 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Bluemix
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) HTTP
1 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) SSL
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) IPsec
3 4 (11.76%) MPLS
3 4 (11.76%) Network Security
3 4 (11.76%) VLAN
3 4 (11.76%) VPN
3 4 (11.76%) WAN
4 3 (8.82%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.88%) NAS
5 2 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (2.94%) Broadband
6 1 (2.94%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (20.59%) Big Data
3 7 (20.59%) Datazen
3 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.76%) GIS
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.88%) MySQL
6 2 (5.88%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.88%) Fiddler
3 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Consultant
1 7 (20.59%) Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) GIS Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Development Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) IT Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Development Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
2 9 (26.47%) XML
3 7 (20.59%) ADO
3 7 (20.59%) ADO.NET
3 7 (20.59%) Autofac
3 7 (20.59%) Castle Windsor
3 7 (20.59%) Entity Framework
3 7 (20.59%) ODBC
3 7 (20.59%) OLE
3 7 (20.59%) OLE DB
3 7 (20.59%) Unity DI Container
3 7 (20.59%) XML Schema
4 6 (17.65%) CSS
5 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
6 3 (8.82%) Node.js
6 3 (8.82%) REST
7 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.88%) JSON
7 2 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Unix
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Scrum
3 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
5 4 (11.76%) CRM
5 4 (11.76%) DevOps
5 4 (11.76%) Memory Management
5 4 (11.76%) Software Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.82%) Network Design
6 3 (8.82%) Software Deployment
7 2 (5.88%) Contact Management
7 2 (5.88%) DSDM
7 2 (5.88%) eTOM
7 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.88%) UML
7 2 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C#
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
3 6 (17.65%) C
3 6 (17.65%) C++
4 5 (14.71%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) R
5 4 (11.76%) Scala
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (11.76%) CCNA
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) MCSD
4 2 (5.88%) MCSE
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) VCP5
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) SDET
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) vCloud
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Ansible
2 5 (14.71%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 5 (14.71%) Remedy
4 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) IBM