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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 48 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 17 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.40% 2.26% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 2.87% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 6
Median daily rate £488 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £355 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +2.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-14.51% +11.37%

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
576 732 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.36% 78.63% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 444 337
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £16.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.46 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 14 (58.33%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (45.83%) Python
5 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (41.67%) Hadoop
5 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 9 (37.50%) Linux
7 8 (33.33%) Unix
7 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 8 (33.33%) DevOps
8 7 (29.17%) SELinux
8 7 (29.17%) Prototyping
8 7 (29.17%) CentOS
8 7 (29.17%) Ubuntu
8 7 (29.17%) Debian
8 7 (29.17%) SSH
9 6 (25.00%) Scrum
9 6 (25.00%) CSS
9 6 (25.00%) HTML
9 6 (25.00%) JIRA
9 6 (25.00%) Front End Development
10 5 (20.83%) Big Data
10 5 (20.83%) Sass
10 5 (20.83%) LESS
10 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
10 5 (20.83%) HTML5
11 4 (16.67%) Confluence

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 4 (16.67%) Confluence
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Pig
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.17%) CloudStack
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SSH
2 4 (16.67%) HTTP
2 4 (16.67%) ICMP
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (20.83%) Big Data
3 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (12.50%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (12.50%) Apache Hive
4 3 (12.50%) Neo4j
4 3 (12.50%) OrientDB
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.17%) CloverETL
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) Hazelcast
6 1 (4.17%) MySQL
6 1 (4.17%) Pentaho
6 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.67%) gulp
3 4 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 4 (16.67%) webpack
4 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.50%) Hudson
4 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.33%) Capybara
5 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
5 2 (8.33%) JUnit
5 2 (8.33%) TestLink
5 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
6 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (16.67%) Open Source Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) CSS
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
2 5 (20.83%) HTML5
2 5 (20.83%) LESS
2 5 (20.83%) Sass
3 4 (16.67%) Browserify
4 3 (12.50%) CGI
4 3 (12.50%) Kafka
5 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.17%) Java EE
6 1 (4.17%) JMS
6 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.17%) Laravel
6 1 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (12.50%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (12.50%) Wiki
2 2 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (29.17%) CentOS
3 7 (29.17%) Debian
3 7 (29.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) DevOps
3 7 (29.17%) Prototyping
4 6 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Open Source Development
5 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.50%) MapReduce
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) OOD
6 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) Python
4 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.50%) Scala
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) ECMAScript
6 2 (8.33%) ES6
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Xen
2 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SELinux
2 4 (16.67%) Ansible
3 3 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (4.17%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Hortonworks
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Talend
3 1 (4.17%) VMware