Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 December 2018 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 55 84
Rank change year-on-year -28 +29 -11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 15 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.95% 2.96% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 3.54% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 32 14
Reading median daily rate £438 £365 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.86% -7.36% -7.29%
10th Percentile £298 £355 £304
90th Percentile £516 £475 £521
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £401 £408
% change year-on-year +30.84% -1.59% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,360 1,073 1,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.29% 83.63% 81.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 651 607
Reading median daily rate £438 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £218 £270 £234
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 42
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.71% -39.13% -25.57%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £61.25 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.95 £14.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +51.38% -21.62% -27.55%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (33.33%) Data Management
4 5 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) IaaS
5 4 (26.67%) Kanban
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) RESTful
5 4 (26.67%) PaaS
6 3 (20.00%) DbUnit
6 3 (20.00%) Mockito
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) PowerMock
6 3 (20.00%) Apache Camel
6 3 (20.00%) SonarQube
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Spring
6 3 (20.00%) Maven

Open Source
Co-occurring 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 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) IaaS
2 4 (26.67%) PaaS
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (6.67%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) Cosmos DB
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) HDInsight
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) DbUnit
3 3 (20.00%) jMock
3 3 (20.00%) JUnit
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) Mockito
3 3 (20.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Azure DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) BPM Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Reliability Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Integration Architect
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) RESTful
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) PowerMock
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) Django
3 2 (13.33%) Flask
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Kafka
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
4 1 (6.67%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) TM Forum
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) Data Management
3 4 (26.67%) Kanban
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) R
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Suricata
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Apiary
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (6.67%) Huawei
3 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (6.67%) Qualys
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) UiPath
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) WSO2