Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 15 November 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 > Slough
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 28 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 +14
Contract jobs citing Open Source 18 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.16% 2.74% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 3.52% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 9
Slough median daily rate £550 £500 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +58.23% -21.00%
Berkshire median daily rate £520 £414 £420
% change year-on-year +25.68% -1.49% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough 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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 284 227 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 81.38% 77.74% 79.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 155 162
Slough median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% +2.84%
10th Percentile £200 £267 £228
90th Percentile £561 £568 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Slough median hourly rate £18.75 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.93% +1.82% -42.11%
10th Percentile £13.09 £14.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.50 £16.80 £40.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.38% -17.14% -41.67%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Slough

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Slough

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Slough region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) Python
1 18 (100.00%) ETL
1 18 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 18 (100.00%) Internet
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
1 18 (100.00%) Legal
1 18 (100.00%) SSH
1 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 18 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 18 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 18 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 18 (100.00%) Big Data
1 18 (100.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 18 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 18 (100.00%) Analytics
1 18 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 18 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 18 (100.00%) Spark Streaming
1 18 (100.00%) Web Development
1 18 (100.00%) Flink
1 18 (100.00%) Data Ingestion
2 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (22.22%) Deep Learning
3 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 18 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
1 18 (100.00%) Internet
1 18 (100.00%) SSH
1 18 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 18 (100.00%) Big Data
1 18 (100.00%) Flink
1 18 (100.00%) Hadoop
General
1 18 (100.00%) Legal
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analytics Developer
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 13 (72.22%) Big Data Developer
3 11 (61.11%) Software Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Big Data Software Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analytics Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Data Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Analytics
1 18 (100.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 18 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 18 (100.00%) Data Ingestion
1 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 18 (100.00%) ETL
1 18 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 18 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 18 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (22.22%) Deep Learning
2 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Python
1 18 (100.00%) SQL