Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Open Source
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 91 124
Rank change year-on-year -9 +33 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 68 83 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.68% 1.93% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.38% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 53 28
Berkshire median daily rate £403 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.01% -2.35% +21.43%
10th Percentile £311 £307 £298
90th Percentile £539 £670 £504
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -13.00% +82.48%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3384 3486 3965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.45% 81.26% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1770 1872 2185
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 133 178
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +73.91%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.35
90th Percentile £39.60 £48.50 £44.13
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £25.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.80% -5.56% +54.29%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Berkshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Open Source in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Berkshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Berkshire

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in Berkshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +25 30 £365 -2.67% 11
Slough +3 8 £500 +58.23% 1
Newbury -1 8 £320 - 2
Bracknell -16 5 £363 -30.95% 1
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
4 22 (32.35%) Linux
4 22 (32.35%) TDD
4 22 (32.35%) Scrum
4 22 (32.35%) BDD
5 21 (30.88%) Test Automation
5 21 (30.88%) Degree
5 21 (30.88%) Computer Science
5 21 (30.88%) CSS
6 20 (29.41%) HTML
6 20 (29.41%) HTML5
6 20 (29.41%) Sass
6 20 (29.41%) ES6
7 19 (27.94%) gulp
7 19 (27.94%) Protractor
7 19 (27.94%) webpack
7 19 (27.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (27.94%) npm
7 19 (27.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
7 19 (27.94%) Twitter
7 19 (27.94%) Jasmine
7 19 (27.94%) Karma Test Runner
7 19 (27.94%) CRM
7 19 (27.94%) ECMAScript
8 13 (19.12%) Java
8 13 (19.12%) MySQL
8 13 (19.12%) Front End Development

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (8.82%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.88%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.94%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.94%) npm
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.82%) PaaS
4 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.35%) GitHub
4 5 (7.35%) IaaS
5 4 (5.88%) Bluemix
5 4 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.94%) Serverless
7 1 (1.47%) Office 365
7 1 (1.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Firewall
2 6 (8.82%) HTTP
3 3 (4.41%) DNS
3 3 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (4.41%) LTE
3 3 (4.41%) Network Security
3 3 (4.41%) VoIP
3 3 (4.41%) WAN
4 2 (2.94%) 3GPP
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.94%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.94%) IPsec
4 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.94%) SAN
4 2 (2.94%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) Internet
5 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) MySQL
2 9 (13.24%) RDBMS
2 9 (13.24%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.76%) Big Data
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.29%) Hadoop
5 6 (8.82%) Apache Hive
5 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (8.82%) Datazen
5 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.35%) Star Schema
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.88%) Sqoop
8 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) gulp
1 19 (27.94%) Jasmine
1 19 (27.94%) Karma Test Runner
1 19 (27.94%) Protractor
1 19 (27.94%) webpack
2 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.88%) Selenium
5 3 (4.41%) JUnit
5 3 (4.41%) Maven
6 2 (2.94%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.94%) Grunt
6 2 (2.94%) JIRA
6 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.47%) Hudson
7 1 (1.47%) WebStorm
General
1 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (10.29%) Architect
3 7 (10.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Data Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) CSS
2 20 (29.41%) HTML
2 20 (29.41%) HTML5
2 20 (29.41%) Sass
3 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
3 19 (27.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (13.24%) React
5 8 (11.76%) .NET
6 7 (10.29%) XML
7 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.82%) ADO
7 6 (8.82%) ADO.NET
7 6 (8.82%) Kafka
7 6 (8.82%) ODBC
7 6 (8.82%) OLE
7 6 (8.82%) OLE DB
7 6 (8.82%) Spring
8 5 (7.35%) Spark Streaming
8 5 (7.35%) Web Services
9 4 (5.88%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.41%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (4.41%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.94%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) Unix
3 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.82%) Windows
5 3 (4.41%) CentOS
6 1 (1.47%) Solaris
6 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (32.35%) BDD
3 22 (32.35%) Scrum
3 22 (32.35%) TDD
4 21 (30.88%) Test Automation
5 19 (27.94%) CRM
6 13 (19.12%) Front End Development
7 8 (11.76%) Load Balancing
8 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.35%) ETL
10 4 (5.88%) Analytics
10 4 (5.88%) Chat Support
10 4 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
10 4 (5.88%) DevOps
10 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.41%) Cyber Intelligence
11 3 (4.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 3 (4.41%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
2 20 (29.41%) ES6
3 19 (27.94%) ECMAScript
4 13 (19.12%) Java
5 10 (14.71%) SQL
6 9 (13.24%) Python
7 7 (10.29%) C#
8 6 (8.82%) C++
8 6 (8.82%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.88%) Perl
9 4 (5.88%) PHP
9 4 (5.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 3 (4.41%) Scala
10 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.47%) C
11 1 (1.47%) GraphQL
11 1 (1.47%) Groovy
11 1 (1.47%) Ruby
11 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Degree
2 19 (27.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Docker
2 4 (5.88%) Apache Flume
2 4 (5.88%) HDFS
2 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) KVM
4 2 (2.94%) XenServer
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Puppet
2 4 (5.88%) Ambari
2 4 (5.88%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.88%) Oozie
3 3 (4.41%) EnCase
3 3 (4.41%) Nagios
4 2 (2.94%) Ansible
4 2 (2.94%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.94%) Cacti
4 2 (2.94%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (2.94%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (1.47%) Kibana
5 1 (1.47%) logstash
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Twitter
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle
3 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.82%) Sybase
5 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.88%) IBM
6 4 (5.88%) Tableau
6 4 (5.88%) VMware
7 3 (4.41%) Splunk
8 2 (2.94%) CA
8 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco
8 2 (2.94%) Citrix
8 2 (2.94%) EMC
8 2 (2.94%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (2.94%) F5
8 2 (2.94%) Lancope
8 2 (2.94%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.47%) Remedy
9 1 (1.47%) Teradata