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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 56 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs citing Open Source 6 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 0.82% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.10% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
Median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £535 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% -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
567 729 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.83% 74.92% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 468 322
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 8
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.50 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
5 5 (23.81%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
6 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
6 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) DHCP
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification

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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) Drupal
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) MODX
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Bluemix
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) IPsec
1 4 (19.05%) MPLS
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
1 4 (19.05%) VLAN
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Broadband
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (4.76%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
3 3 (14.29%) Big Data
3 3 (14.29%) Datazen
3 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) Neo4j
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) GIS
5 1 (4.76%) Hazelcast
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) Redis
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Fiddler
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.76%) Gradle
3 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.76%) JBehave
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) LoadUI
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Development Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Development Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) GIS Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) ADO
3 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET
3 3 (14.29%) Autofac
3 3 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) ODBC
3 3 (14.29%) OLE
3 3 (14.29%) OLE DB
3 3 (14.29%) REST
3 3 (14.29%) RESTful
3 3 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (14.29%) XML Schema
4 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design
4 3 (14.29%) User Stories
4 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Contact Management
5 2 (9.52%) DSDM
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) R
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) VCP5
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) SDET
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) vCloud
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) IBM