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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 56 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 1.45% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.97% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 9
Median daily rate £401 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-47.04% -54.78%
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
523 762 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 74.40% 73.69% 70.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 512 327
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.90 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.46 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) VLAN
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) IPsec
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Network Design
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) MongoDB

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 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) MODX
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Bluemix
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) IPsec
1 4 (33.33%) MPLS
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
1 4 (33.33%) VLAN
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) Broadband
3 1 (8.33%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) Hazelcast
3 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Redis
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Gradle
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) LoadUI
3 1 (8.33%) Mockito
3 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) EclipseLink
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (8.33%) LESS
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) User Stories
2 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Contact Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) DSDM
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) V-Model
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SDET
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle