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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 64 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 15 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.65% 0.22% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 0.31% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 7
Median daily rate £425 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £425 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £425 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
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
718 653 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.16% 72.80% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 338 375
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.03 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Linux
3 15 (35.71%) Windows
4 14 (33.33%) Oracle
5 12 (28.57%) SQL
6 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
6 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.81%) .NET
7 10 (23.81%) XML
7 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (23.81%) Puppet
7 10 (23.81%) Big Data
8 9 (21.43%) Autofac
8 9 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (21.43%) Entity Framework
8 9 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
8 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
8 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (21.43%) Unity DI Container
8 9 (21.43%) Datazen
8 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
8 9 (21.43%) ADO
8 9 (21.43%) ADO.NET
8 9 (21.43%) CSS
8 9 (21.43%) VB.NET
8 9 (21.43%) C#

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 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (7.14%) GeoServer
4 2 (4.76%) Node.js
5 1 (2.38%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.38%) CMS
5 1 (2.38%) Drupal
5 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) JBoss
5 1 (2.38%) MODX
5 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) SSL
3 4 (9.52%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) IPsec
3 4 (9.52%) Kerberos
3 4 (9.52%) MPLS
3 4 (9.52%) Network Security
3 4 (9.52%) VLAN
3 4 (9.52%) VPN
3 4 (9.52%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.76%) NAS
4 2 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (2.38%) Broadband
5 1 (2.38%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Big Data
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) Datazen
2 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (16.67%) GIS
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.14%) MySQL
7 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.38%) Ant
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Consultant
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) GIS Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Escalation Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Development Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Development Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
1 10 (23.81%) XML
2 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 9 (21.43%) ADO
2 9 (21.43%) ADO.NET
2 9 (21.43%) Autofac
2 9 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
2 9 (21.43%) CSS
2 9 (21.43%) Entity Framework
2 9 (21.43%) ODBC
2 9 (21.43%) OLE
2 9 (21.43%) OLE DB
2 9 (21.43%) Unity DI Container
2 9 (21.43%) XML Schema
3 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.52%) HTML
4 4 (9.52%) REST
5 3 (7.14%) HTML5
5 3 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (4.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 15 (35.71%) Windows
3 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (19.05%) Unix
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 7 (16.67%) DevOps
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.90%) Data Management
6 5 (11.90%) Memory Management
7 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.52%) MVC
7 4 (9.52%) Software Delivery
7 4 (9.52%) Web Development
8 3 (7.14%) Change Management
8 3 (7.14%) ITIL
8 3 (7.14%) Network Design
8 3 (7.14%) Software Deployment
8 3 (7.14%) UML
9 2 (4.76%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) C#
2 9 (21.43%) VB.NET
3 8 (19.05%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) Python
4 5 (11.90%) C
4 5 (11.90%) C++
4 5 (11.90%) R
4 5 (11.90%) Scala
4 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) CCNA
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.14%) MCSD
4 3 (7.14%) MCSE
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.76%) VCP5
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) vCloud
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Puppet
2 8 (19.05%) Ansible
3 5 (11.90%) Nagios
4 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (16.67%) Remedy
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe
6 1 (2.38%) Zend