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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 89 123
Rank change year-on-year +10 +34  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 16 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 1.30% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.62% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 10
Median daily rate £500 £423 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.34% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £361 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £39.90
% change year-on-year +23.07% -18.54%  

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 1460 1981 2226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.35% 80.46% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 1024 1163
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +3 13 £500 +17.64% 3
Bracknell +2 1 £110 -72.50% 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 31 (62.00%) Java
2 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
5 17 (34.00%) JIRA
6 16 (32.00%) TDD
6 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 15 (30.00%) Hadoop
7 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 15 (30.00%) Python
8 14 (28.00%) HTML
8 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
9 13 (26.00%) Scala
9 13 (26.00%) MongoDB
9 13 (26.00%) DevOps
9 13 (26.00%) Linux
10 12 (24.00%) Unix
10 12 (24.00%) Scrum
10 12 (24.00%) Bash Shell
10 12 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (22.00%) CentOS
11 11 (22.00%) SELinux
11 11 (22.00%) Pair Programming
11 11 (22.00%) Debian
11 11 (22.00%) SSH
11 11 (22.00%) Ubuntu
12 10 (20.00%) Groovy
12 10 (20.00%) Prototyping
13 9 (18.00%) Big Data

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 7 (14.00%) Confluence
1 7 (14.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.00%) Apache
3 5 (10.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (6.00%) Alfresco
4 3 (6.00%) Apache Pig
4 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.00%) Liferay
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.00%) CloudStack
6 1 (2.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) GitHub
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) SSH
2 8 (16.00%) HTTP
3 7 (14.00%) ICMP
3 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 13 (26.00%) MongoDB
3 9 (18.00%) Big Data
4 5 (10.00%) Apache Hive
5 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (6.00%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (6.00%) Neo4j
6 3 (6.00%) OrientDB
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.00%) CloverETL
8 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.00%) DB2
8 1 (2.00%) HBase
8 1 (2.00%) Impala
8 1 (2.00%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (34.00%) JIRA
3 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (14.00%) Gradle
4 7 (14.00%) Subversion
5 5 (10.00%) Selenium
6 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (8.00%) gulp
6 4 (8.00%) Jasmine
6 4 (8.00%) webpack
7 3 (6.00%) Gatling
7 3 (6.00%) IntelliJ
7 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.00%) Capybara
8 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.00%) Hudson
8 2 (4.00%) JUnit
8 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.00%) TestLink
8 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Electronics
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Local Government
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 35 (70.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Open Source Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Hadoop Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) HTML
2 8 (16.00%) CSS
2 8 (16.00%) J2EE
2 8 (16.00%) REST
3 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (14.00%) HTML5
3 7 (14.00%) LESS
3 7 (14.00%) Sass
3 7 (14.00%) Spring
3 7 (14.00%) XML
4 6 (12.00%) Servlets
4 6 (12.00%) Velocity
5 5 (10.00%) RESTful
5 5 (10.00%) Web Services
6 4 (8.00%) Browserify
6 4 (8.00%) Kafka
7 3 (6.00%) CSS3
7 3 (6.00%) JSR 168
7 3 (6.00%) Node.js
7 3 (6.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (6.00%) Wiki
3 2 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 12 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (24.00%) Unix
3 11 (22.00%) CentOS
3 11 (22.00%) Debian
3 11 (22.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) Mesosphere
5 1 (2.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (32.00%) TDD
3 13 (26.00%) DevOps
4 12 (24.00%) Scrum
5 11 (22.00%) Pair Programming
6 10 (20.00%) Prototyping
7 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
8 8 (16.00%) Open Source Development
9 7 (14.00%) Front End Development
9 7 (14.00%) Functional Testing
9 7 (14.00%) IT Strategy
9 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.00%) Web Application Development
10 6 (12.00%) Extreme Programming
10 6 (12.00%) Kanban
10 6 (12.00%) Quality Management
10 6 (12.00%) User Stories
11 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (8.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) Java
2 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.00%) Python
4 13 (26.00%) Scala
5 12 (24.00%) Bash Shell
6 10 (20.00%) Groovy
7 6 (12.00%) SQL
8 2 (4.00%) C
8 2 (4.00%) ECMAScript
8 2 (4.00%) ES6
9 1 (2.00%) C#
9 1 (2.00%) C++
9 1 (2.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) RMADS
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (4.00%) HDFS
3 1 (2.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Xen
3 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) SELinux
2 7 (14.00%) Ansible
3 3 (6.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.00%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.00%) Mesos
4 1 (2.00%) Oozie
4 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) GigaSpaces
1 3 (6.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.00%) Apigee
3 1 (2.00%) Cadence
3 1 (2.00%) Capita
3 1 (2.00%) Cognos
3 1 (2.00%) HP
3 1 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Talend
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