Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 - 42
Rank change year-on-year - +42 +7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.80% - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Slough median daily rate £450 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +29.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £22.50
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 225 228 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 80.94% 81.43% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 164 183
Slough median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £221 £257 £226
90th Percentile £538 £613 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year - +5.59% +5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Slough median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -6.67% -17.81%
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +34.43% -12.86% -20.45%

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 25 June 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) CA
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) e-Health
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (60.00%) Capistrano
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) GitHub

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) e-Health
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Mesosphere
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Capistrano
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp