The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 75 66 75
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 12 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.19% 1.05% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.25% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 9
Median daily rate £388 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% -11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £355 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £411 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +10.71% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.90
% change year-on-year +33.33% -24.81%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 839 880 954
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.23% 84.37% 80.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 468 464
Median daily rate £401 £410 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +10.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 19
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.57 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Buckinghamshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Buckinghamshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Milton Keynes -5 7 £360 +1.40% 3
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Big Data
3 7 (43.75%) DevOps
4 6 (37.50%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) Perl
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) JMS
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) XSLT
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
5 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
5 5 (31.25%) Java EE
6 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Android
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data
2 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
2 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Ant
2 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (25.00%) Gradle
2 4 (25.00%) Hudson
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Appium
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.25%) Calabash
4 1 (6.25%) git-flow
4 1 (6.25%) GitLab
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Android Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) C Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) Java EE
2 5 (31.25%) JMS
2 5 (31.25%) XSLT
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) EJB
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
5 2 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) Spring
6 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
6 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (6.25%) Java SE
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Android
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
2 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 4 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Service Design
6 2 (12.50%) Android Development
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) OOP
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) GCIA
3 1 (6.25%) GCIH
3 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
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