The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 51 53 73
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 12 28 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.79% 2.78% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 3.59% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 1
Median daily rate £500 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +36.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +10.41% +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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 537 780 710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.27% 77.30% 72.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 421 398
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Reading

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Reading over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Reading

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 15 (53.57%) Python
4 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 14 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
6 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 12 (42.86%) Bash Shell
6 12 (42.86%) Unix
6 12 (42.86%) Linux
7 11 (39.29%) Debian
7 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (39.29%) SSH
7 11 (39.29%) Ubuntu
7 11 (39.29%) CentOS
7 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (39.29%) DevOps
7 11 (39.29%) SELinux
8 10 (35.71%) Prototyping
9 8 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (28.57%) Big Data
10 7 (25.00%) HTTP
10 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.00%) ICMP
10 7 (25.00%) Open Source Development
10 7 (25.00%) Ansible
11 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
11 5 (17.86%) CSS
11 5 (17.86%) HTML
11 5 (17.86%) Scrum

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) Apache Pig
2 3 (10.71%) Confluence
2 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) CloudStack
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) SSH
2 7 (25.00%) HTTP
2 7 (25.00%) ICMP
2 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (28.57%) Big Data
3 4 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 3 (10.71%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.71%) Neo4j
4 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.71%) OrientDB
5 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.57%) CloverETL
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) JIRA
3 4 (14.29%) gulp
3 4 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 4 (14.29%) webpack
4 3 (10.71%) Selenium
5 2 (7.14%) Capybara
5 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) Hudson
5 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.14%) TestLink
5 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.57%) NUnit
6 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Electronics
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Open Source Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Data Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Python Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Hadoop Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Hadoop Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Open Source Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) CSS
1 5 (17.86%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 4 (14.29%) Browserify
2 4 (14.29%) HTML5
2 4 (14.29%) Kafka
2 4 (14.29%) LESS
2 4 (14.29%) Sass
3 3 (10.71%) CGI
4 2 (7.14%) REST
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) Apache CXF
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) Laravel
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.57%) Vue.js
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (10.71%) Wiki
3 2 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
1 12 (42.86%) Unix
2 11 (39.29%) CentOS
2 11 (39.29%) Debian
2 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (39.29%) DevOps
2 10 (35.71%) Prototyping
3 7 (25.00%) Open Source Development
4 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) MapReduce
5 3 (10.71%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) OOD
5 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) BDD
6 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 15 (53.57%) Python
4 12 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.71%) Scala
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) ECMAScript
6 2 (7.14%) ES6
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.57%) HDFS
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Xen
2 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) SELinux
2 7 (25.00%) Ansible
3 3 (10.71%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (3.57%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Hortonworks
2 1 (3.57%) Apigee
2 1 (3.57%) Cadence
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Talend
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