The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Brighton region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.57% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +68.42%
Miscellaneous Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 19.37% 17.83% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 24
Average daily rate £275 £400 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £79.75 £21.42 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+272.40% +15.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £19.88 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.95 £22.95 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Open Source
East Sussex

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Open Source
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) XHTML
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) PHP5
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) XHTML
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (50.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) PHP5
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Vagrant