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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 78 112
Rank change year-on-year -7 +34  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 18 42 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.99% 1.76% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 2.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 3
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £31.22 £47.50
% change year-on-year +52.13% -34.26%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1484 1899 1945
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.23% 79.72% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 1043 976
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 72 72
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.06 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.53% -11.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Open Source as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 7 £513 +51.85% 7
Newbury - 7 - - 1
Maidenhead -12 1 £300 -20.00% 1
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 22 (61.11%) Linux
2 18 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (47.22%) Java
4 13 (36.11%) Python
4 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
5 12 (33.33%) Unix
5 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 12 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (27.78%) HTTP
7 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 10 (27.78%) DevOps
8 9 (25.00%) OpenStack
8 9 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 9 (25.00%) CentOS
8 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.22%) Debian
9 8 (22.22%) SSH
9 8 (22.22%) Ubuntu
9 8 (22.22%) SELinux
10 7 (19.44%) Ansible
10 7 (19.44%) Big Data
10 7 (19.44%) Prototyping
10 7 (19.44%) LTE
10 7 (19.44%) VoIP
10 7 (19.44%) WAN

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 9 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 6 (16.67%) Apache
3 4 (11.11%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.78%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.78%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) Confluence
5 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.78%) SAS
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) HTTP
2 8 (22.22%) SSH
2 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 7 (19.44%) LTE
3 7 (19.44%) VoIP
3 7 (19.44%) WAN
4 6 (16.67%) ICMP
5 3 (8.33%) 3GPP
5 3 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (8.33%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (5.56%) DNS
7 1 (2.78%) BGP
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) OSPF
7 1 (2.78%) SSL
7 1 (2.78%) VLAN
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 7 (19.44%) Big Data
3 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.78%) Mahout
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.78%) OrientDB
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) Selenium
2 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.56%) Fiddler
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Grunt
4 1 (2.78%) gulp
4 1 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.78%) WebStorm
4 1 (2.78%) XDoclet
General
1 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Lead Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Open Source Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Consultant
6 5 (13.89%) DevOps Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Java Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Java Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Tester
9 2 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
9 2 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Open Source Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (8.33%) CGI
1 3 (8.33%) J2EE
1 3 (8.33%) JSON
1 3 (8.33%) RESTful
1 3 (8.33%) Spring
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.56%) Kafka
2 2 (5.56%) REST
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) Angular 2
3 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.78%) CSS3
3 1 (2.78%) Ember.js
3 1 (2.78%) MLlib
3 1 (2.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) W3C
4 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Linux
2 18 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (33.33%) Unix
4 9 (25.00%) CentOS
5 8 (22.22%) Debian
5 8 (22.22%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.56%) Windows
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.78%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) DevOps
3 7 (19.44%) Prototyping
4 6 (16.67%) Open Source Development
4 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) BDD
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Post-Production
6 3 (8.33%) Product Management
6 3 (8.33%) Requirements Management
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Coaching
7 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.56%) SDLC
7 2 (5.56%) User Stories
7 2 (5.56%) V-Model
7 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Java
2 13 (36.11%) Python
3 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) C
5 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) R
6 2 (5.56%) Scala
7 1 (2.78%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.78%) Groovy
7 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) HDFS
2 1 (2.78%) KVM
2 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Xen
2 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SELinux
2 7 (19.44%) Ansible
3 4 (11.11%) Puppet
4 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.56%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (2.78%) Mesos
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Apigee
4 1 (2.78%) Cadence
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) EMC
4 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
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