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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 57 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 10 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.37% 2.31% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 3.06% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 11
Median daily rate £333 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £378 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £550
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 £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
559 718 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.79% 75.42% 68.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 436 401
Median daily rate £400 £422 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 8
Median hourly rate £26.25 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 5 (31.25%) Sass
3 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
3 5 (31.25%) LESS
3 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (25.00%) gulp
4 4 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) Browserify
4 4 (25.00%) webpack
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) HTTP
5 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
5 3 (18.75%) Hudson

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 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Bluemix
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) ICMP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) CloverETL
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
3 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
3 1 (6.25%) Pentaho
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Redis
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) gulp
2 4 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) webpack
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) Hudson
3 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
4 2 (12.50%) Capybara
4 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (12.50%) Fiddler
4 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (12.50%) TestLink
4 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
5 1 (6.25%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
2 5 (31.25%) LESS
2 5 (31.25%) Sass
3 4 (25.00%) Browserify
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) iBATIS
6 1 (6.25%) Java EE
6 1 (6.25%) JMS
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (12.50%) CentOS
2 2 (12.50%) Debian
2 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) Contact Management
5 2 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) ECMAScript
4 2 (12.50%) ES6
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SELinux
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Talend
2 1 (6.25%) VMware