Period
to 18 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 57 69
Rank change year-on-year -41 +12 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 10 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.65% 2.71% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 3.20% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 21
Reading median daily rate £450 £365 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -27.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £246 £355 £320
90th Percentile £626 £539 £600
Berkshire median daily rate £456 £438 £475
% change year-on-year +4.29% -7.89% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1,318 1,094 1,132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.31% 84.81% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 677 566
Reading median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £311 £263 £233
90th Percentile £625 £600 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.22% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 40
Reading median hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £17.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.58% -7.51% -35.13%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £49.38 £57.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £14.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +21.05% -8.06% -13.89%

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 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Google
3 4 (40.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (40.00%) SonarQube
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (20.00%) DbUnit
5 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Mockito
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) jMock
5 2 (20.00%) Django
5 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) OWASP
5 2 (20.00%) Data Security

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 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (20.00%) DbUnit
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) jMock
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Threat Hunter
3 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (10.00%) React Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Reliability Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (20.00%) Django
3 2 (20.00%) Flask
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) PowerMock
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) TM Forum
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) OWASP
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Tripwire
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Apiary
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (10.00%) Huawei
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) UiPath
3 1 (10.00%) WSO2