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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 59 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 24 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.33% 0.20% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 0.28% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 9
Average daily rate £425 £425 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -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
789 703 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.68% 71.52% 76.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 374 403
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £19.61 £22.03 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £18.55 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.98 £37.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 20 (44.44%) Oracle
1 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) Linux
3 15 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (28.89%) Windows
4 13 (28.89%) SQL
5 12 (26.67%) Unix
6 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
6 11 (24.44%) Big Data
7 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (22.22%) Puppet
7 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (22.22%) .NET
7 10 (22.22%) XML
7 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 9 (20.00%) ADO
8 9 (20.00%) ADO.NET
8 9 (20.00%) CSS
8 9 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 9 (20.00%) C#
8 9 (20.00%) ODBC
8 9 (20.00%) XML Schema
8 9 (20.00%) OLE
8 9 (20.00%) OLE DB
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 9 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.00%) Git (software)

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) GeoServer
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (4.44%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Drupal
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) MODX
4 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.11%) HTTP
2 5 (11.11%) SSL
3 4 (8.89%) Kerberos
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.44%) NAS
4 2 (4.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (24.44%) Big Data
3 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 9 (20.00%) Datazen
4 9 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (17.78%) GIS
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
7 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (6.67%) MySQL
10 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
11 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
11 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.22%) Ant
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.44%) Billing
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Consultant
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) GIS Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) DBA
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Escalation Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) Development Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Development Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
1 10 (22.22%) XML
2 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (20.00%) ADO
2 9 (20.00%) ADO.NET
2 9 (20.00%) Autofac
2 9 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
2 9 (20.00%) CSS
2 9 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 9 (20.00%) ODBC
2 9 (20.00%) OLE
2 9 (20.00%) OLE DB
2 9 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
2 9 (20.00%) XML Schema
3 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.89%) HTML
4 4 (8.89%) REST
5 3 (6.67%) HTML5
5 3 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (4.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (28.89%) Windows
3 12 (26.67%) Unix
4 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.44%) CentOS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
3 8 (17.78%) TOGAF
4 7 (15.56%) DevOps
4 7 (15.56%) Scrum
5 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.11%) Data Management
6 5 (11.11%) Memory Management
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.89%) MVC
7 4 (8.89%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) Web Development
8 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.67%) ITIL
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) C#
2 9 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (17.78%) Java
3 8 (17.78%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) C
4 5 (11.11%) C++
4 5 (11.11%) R
4 5 (11.11%) Scala
4 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) Degree
3 5 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) MCSD
5 3 (6.67%) MCSE
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.44%) VCP5
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) vCloud
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.44%) vSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Puppet
2 8 (17.78%) Ansible
3 5 (11.11%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Remedy
4 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) EMC
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) Zend