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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 57 59 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing Open Source 23 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.33% 1.05% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 1.50% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 2
Average daily rate £425 £420 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +52.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% +80.89%
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
758 600 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.80% 69.93% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 334 364
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 16 (43.24%) Oracle
2 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (27.03%) Unix
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
5 9 (24.32%) TOGAF
6 8 (21.62%) GIS
7 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (18.92%) Migration
7 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.51%) DevOps
9 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (13.51%) Big Data
9 5 (13.51%) Performance Management
9 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (13.51%) SQL
9 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.51%) Scrum
9 5 (13.51%) Data Management
10 4 (10.81%) Oracle Spatial
10 4 (10.81%) Degree
10 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.81%) CSS
10 4 (10.81%) Python
11 3 (8.11%) XML
11 3 (8.11%) Windows

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 4 (10.81%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.70%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.70%) Drupal
3 1 (2.70%) Node.js
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
3 8 (21.62%) GIS
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (13.51%) Big Data
6 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.41%) Datazen
6 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.41%) MySQL
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Ant
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Billing
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) DBA
2 9 (24.32%) Consultant
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (21.62%) GIS Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL Specialist
5 5 (13.51%) Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Product Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Service Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Service Management Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Strategy Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.41%) ADO
3 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
3 2 (5.41%) Autofac
3 2 (5.41%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.41%) HTML5
3 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) ODBC
3 2 (5.41%) OLE
3 2 (5.41%) OLE DB
3 2 (5.41%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (5.41%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.70%) CSS3
4 1 (2.70%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Licensing
1 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.70%) Life Science
2 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Unix
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) TOGAF
3 7 (18.92%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.51%) Data Management
4 5 (13.51%) DevOps
4 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Management
4 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
4 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) MVC
5 3 (8.11%) Product Management
6 2 (5.41%) Content Management
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) OOP
6 2 (5.41%) UML
6 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.11%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) R
5 1 (2.70%) Scala
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.70%) MCSD
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Ansible
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Remedy
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Zend