Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 101 116
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 +7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 41 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.73% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.68% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 10
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £194
90th Percentile £600 £388 £465
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1936 1463 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.76% 84.08% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 799 1119
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £235 £237
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 60 62
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.20% -7.38% +29.56%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.31 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.65 £44.95
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Milton Keynes +4 36 £488 +30.00% 3
Open Source
South East

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

1 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Java
3 24 (58.54%) Jenkins
4 19 (46.34%) TDD
5 18 (43.90%) QA
6 17 (41.46%) Finance
7 16 (39.02%) Windows
7 16 (39.02%) Test Automation
8 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
8 15 (36.59%) Oracle
9 14 (34.15%) SQL
9 14 (34.15%) JIRA
9 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (34.15%) Android
9 14 (34.15%) Apple iOS
10 13 (31.71%) REST
10 13 (31.71%) SOAP
10 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
10 13 (31.71%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (29.27%) IBM
11 12 (29.27%) Web Services
12 11 (26.83%) CRM
12 11 (26.83%) SOA
12 11 (26.83%) Drupal
12 11 (26.83%) Document Management
12 11 (26.83%) CMS
12 11 (26.83%) OpenText
12 11 (26.83%) Scrum
12 11 (26.83%) Banking
12 11 (26.83%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 11 (26.83%) Alfresco
1 11 (26.83%) CMS
1 11 (26.83%) Drupal
1 11 (26.83%) Liferay
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (21.95%) Confluence
3 3 (7.32%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.88%) JBoss
4 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) OpenShift
3 4 (9.76%) Sauce Labs
4 3 (7.32%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.44%) npm
5 1 (2.44%) Office 365
5 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) LDAP
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.44%) NAS
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Big Data
1 9 (21.95%) Redis
2 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (4.88%) DataStax
6 2 (4.88%) MySQL
6 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (58.54%) Jenkins
2 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
3 14 (34.15%) JIRA
4 9 (21.95%) Appium
4 9 (21.95%) Selenium
5 8 (19.51%) Cucumber
6 7 (17.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (17.07%) Bitbucket
6 7 (17.07%) WebDriver
7 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.32%) Calabash
8 3 (7.32%) Gatling
8 3 (7.32%) IntelliJ
8 3 (7.32%) JMeter
8 3 (7.32%) NUnit
8 3 (7.32%) PhantomJS
8 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
8 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
9 2 (4.88%) Hudson
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Retail Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
4 5 (12.20%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Retail
5 3 (7.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Automation Tester
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
1 11 (26.83%) Tester
2 8 (19.51%) Architect
2 8 (19.51%) QA Automation Tester
2 8 (19.51%) QA Tester
3 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Automation Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Senior QA Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Angular Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Test Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Test Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Hadoop Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) REST
1 13 (31.71%) SOAP
2 12 (29.27%) Web Services
3 7 (17.07%) Node.js
4 6 (14.63%) RESTful
5 5 (12.20%) JSON
6 4 (9.76%) .NET
6 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.76%) HTML
6 4 (9.76%) Java EE
6 4 (9.76%) Spring
6 4 (9.76%) XML
7 3 (7.32%) Taurus
8 2 (4.88%) Android SDK
8 2 (4.88%) Apache Camel
8 2 (4.88%) Guice
8 2 (4.88%) RESTEasy
8 2 (4.88%) Spring Boot
8 2 (4.88%) Swagger
8 2 (4.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Android
2 14 (34.15%) Apple iOS
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 7 (17.07%) Mac OS X
4 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Vista
6 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.76%) Solaris
7 2 (4.88%) AIX
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) TDD
3 16 (39.02%) Test Automation
4 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (31.71%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (26.83%) CRM
6 11 (26.83%) Document Management
6 11 (26.83%) Product Management
6 11 (26.83%) Scrum
6 11 (26.83%) SOA
7 10 (24.39%) DevOps
8 9 (21.95%) SDLC
9 7 (17.07%) BDD
10 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (14.63%) Data Entry
10 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
10 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
10 6 (14.63%) Workflow
11 5 (12.20%) Microservices
11 5 (12.20%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) Apple Swift
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.20%) Ruby
7 4 (9.76%) Python
8 2 (4.88%) C
8 2 (4.88%) C++
8 2 (4.88%) Perl
8 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.88%) Scala
8 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) CCSP
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CISSP
5 1 (2.44%) GCIA
5 1 (2.44%) GCIH
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (43.90%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Docker
2 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Ansible
2 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.88%) Ambari
3 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) Terraform
4 1 (2.44%) Kibana
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (29.27%) IBM
4 11 (26.83%) OpenText
5 7 (17.07%) Apple
6 6 (14.63%) HP
7 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.88%) Apigee
8 2 (4.88%) Citrix
8 2 (4.88%) Cloudera
8 2 (4.88%) Google
8 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
8 2 (4.88%) Sun
8 2 (4.88%) WSO2
9 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.44%) Hortonworks
9 1 (2.44%) StorageTek
9 1 (2.44%) VMware