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 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 62 67
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.22% 0.94% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.17% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £513 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -20.58%  
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 £42.50
% change year-on-year +52.13% -26.53%  

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 455 683 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.27% 79.98% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 406 326
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 36
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £40.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Reading

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

1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Unix
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Hadoop
3 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
3 10 (52.63%) Python
4 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (42.11%) SELinux
5 8 (42.11%) CentOS
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) SSH
5 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
5 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
5 8 (42.11%) HTTP
5 8 (42.11%) Debian
6 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) Prototyping
7 6 (31.58%) DevOps
7 6 (31.58%) Ansible
7 6 (31.58%) Open Source Development
7 6 (31.58%) ICMP
7 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
7 6 (31.58%) Big Data
8 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
8 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) Scrum

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 4 (21.05%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) HTTP
1 8 (42.11%) SSH
2 6 (31.58%) ICMP
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) 3GPP
3 3 (15.79%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (15.79%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Hadoop
2 6 (31.58%) Big Data
3 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.53%) Apache Hive
4 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (5.26%) Neo4j
5 1 (5.26%) OrientDB
5 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Fiddler
2 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Grunt
3 1 (5.26%) gulp
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) WebStorm
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Open Source Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Java Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Hadoop Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (15.79%) CGI
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
1 3 (15.79%) JSON
1 3 (15.79%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.53%) Kafka
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) RESTful
2 2 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) W3C
4 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
1 11 (57.89%) Unix
2 8 (42.11%) CentOS
2 8 (42.11%) Debian
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Ubuntu
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Prototyping
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) Open Source Development
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Post-Production
4 3 (15.79%) Product Management
4 3 (15.79%) Requirements Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) User Stories
5 2 (10.53%) V-Model
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) Python
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) C
6 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
7 2 (10.53%) C#
7 2 (10.53%) C++
7 2 (10.53%) Scala
8 1 (5.26%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (5.26%) R
8 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SELinux
2 6 (31.58%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Apigee
2 1 (5.26%) Cadence
2 1 (5.26%) Hortonworks
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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