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 23 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 73 83
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 29 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.84% 0.10% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 0.12% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 6
Median daily rate £375 - £331
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £485
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 £40.00
% change year-on-year +52.13% -21.94%  

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 836 811 999
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.88% 84.92% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 441 517
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 25
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.37 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
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 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 23 June 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 23 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
Milton Keynes +11 25 £350 - 2
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (65.00%) Java
3 18 (45.00%) TDD
4 17 (42.50%) Test Automation
5 16 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (37.50%) Banking
6 15 (37.50%) Scrum
6 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
7 13 (32.50%) REST
7 13 (32.50%) JIRA
8 12 (30.00%) SOAP
8 12 (30.00%) Node.js
8 12 (30.00%) DevOps
9 11 (27.50%) SQL
9 11 (27.50%) IBM
9 11 (27.50%) QA
9 11 (27.50%) Retail
9 11 (27.50%) Corporate Banking
10 10 (25.00%) Ruby
10 10 (25.00%) C#
10 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
10 10 (25.00%) SDLC
11 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
11 9 (22.50%) Web Services
11 9 (22.50%) Windows
11 9 (22.50%) Finance
11 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
11 9 (22.50%) Android
12 8 (20.00%) RESTful

Open Source
Co-occurring 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 6 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (12.50%) Alfresco
2 5 (12.50%) CMS
2 5 (12.50%) Confluence
2 5 (12.50%) Drupal
2 5 (12.50%) Liferay
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Internet
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (10.00%) Network Security
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) LDAP
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.50%) Big Data
3 5 (12.50%) Redis
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
2 13 (32.50%) JIRA
3 7 (17.50%) Calabash
3 7 (17.50%) Selenium
4 6 (15.00%) Appium
4 6 (15.00%) GitLab
5 5 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (12.50%) Bitbucket
5 5 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (12.50%) Mocha
5 5 (12.50%) Protractor
5 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.00%) Ant
6 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.00%) Gradle
6 2 (5.00%) Hudson
7 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.50%) git-flow
7 1 (2.50%) PhantomJS
General
1 15 (37.50%) Banking
2 11 (27.50%) Corporate Banking
2 11 (27.50%) Retail
3 9 (22.50%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Automation Tester
2 9 (22.50%) Tester
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.00%) QA Automation Tester
4 6 (15.00%) QA Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Android Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Android Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) REST
2 12 (30.00%) Node.js
2 12 (30.00%) SOAP
3 9 (22.50%) Web Services
4 8 (20.00%) RESTful
5 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.00%) XML
6 5 (12.50%) .NET
6 5 (12.50%) Chai
6 5 (12.50%) HTML
6 5 (12.50%) Spring Boot
7 4 (10.00%) Java EE
7 4 (10.00%) Spring
8 3 (7.50%) CSS
8 3 (7.50%) JMS
8 3 (7.50%) JSON
8 3 (7.50%) XSLT
9 2 (5.00%) EJB
9 2 (5.00%) Spring Security
9 2 (5.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Android
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) AIX
5 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) TDD
3 17 (42.50%) Test Automation
4 16 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (37.50%) Scrum
6 12 (30.00%) DevOps
7 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 10 (25.00%) SDLC
8 8 (20.00%) OO
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (17.50%) Workflow
10 6 (15.00%) BDD
10 6 (15.00%) OOP
10 6 (15.00%) SOA
11 5 (12.50%) Build Automation
11 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (12.50%) CRM
11 5 (12.50%) Dependency Management
11 5 (12.50%) Document Management
11 5 (12.50%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) C#
3 10 (25.00%) Ruby
4 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) Python
5 7 (17.50%) Apple Swift
6 5 (12.50%) C++
7 3 (7.50%) Perl
7 3 (7.50%) PHP
8 2 (5.00%) C
8 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.00%) VB
8 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
3 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) CISSP
4 4 (10.00%) GCIA
4 4 (10.00%) GCIH
4 4 (10.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Docker
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Mesos
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) IBM
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) OpenText
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 4 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Apigee
5 2 (5.00%) Apple
5 2 (5.00%) MuleSoft
5 2 (5.00%) WSO2
6 1 (2.50%) VMware
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