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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 48 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 20 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.75% 2.51% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 3.23% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 6
Median daily rate £500 £410 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £338 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £475 £520
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 £37.50 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
589 774 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.13% 77.71% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 448 356
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Reading region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) Python
3 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 13 (48.15%) Hadoop
4 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
5 12 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 12 (44.44%) Unix
5 12 (44.44%) Linux
6 11 (40.74%) Debian
6 11 (40.74%) SSH
6 11 (40.74%) Ubuntu
6 11 (40.74%) CentOS
6 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (40.74%) SELinux
6 11 (40.74%) DevOps
7 10 (37.04%) Prototyping
7 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (29.63%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (25.93%) Open Source Development
9 7 (25.93%) Ansible
9 7 (25.93%) HTTP
9 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
9 7 (25.93%) ICMP
9 7 (25.93%) Big Data
10 6 (22.22%) JIRA
10 6 (22.22%) Scrum
11 5 (18.52%) CSS
11 5 (18.52%) HTML

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 4 (14.81%) Confluence
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Pig
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) CloudStack
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) SSH
2 7 (25.93%) HTTP
2 7 (25.93%) ICMP
2 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Hadoop
2 7 (25.93%) Big Data
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) Neo4j
3 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.11%) OrientDB
4 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.70%) CloverETL
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) gulp
3 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
3 4 (14.81%) webpack
4 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) Capybara
5 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.41%) Hudson
5 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.41%) TestLink
5 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) NUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (3.70%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Open Source Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Data Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Python Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Open Source Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
2 4 (14.81%) Browserify
2 4 (14.81%) HTML5
2 4 (14.81%) LESS
2 4 (14.81%) Sass
3 3 (11.11%) CGI
3 3 (11.11%) Kafka
4 2 (7.41%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) Apache CXF
5 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) Laravel
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.70%) Vue.js
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (11.11%) Wiki
3 2 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
1 12 (44.44%) Unix
2 11 (40.74%) CentOS
2 11 (40.74%) Debian
2 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) DevOps
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Prototyping
3 7 (25.93%) Open Source Development
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) MapReduce
6 3 (11.11%) OO
6 3 (11.11%) OOD
6 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) Python
4 12 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.11%) Scala
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) ECMAScript
6 2 (7.41%) ES6
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Xen
2 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) SELinux
2 7 (25.93%) Ansible
3 3 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (3.70%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Hortonworks
2 1 (3.70%) Cognos
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Talend
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