The 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - - 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
Open Source
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
69 24 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 25.56% 14.04% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 11 29
Average daily rate £225 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £150 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +134.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) PHP5
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (100.00%) OO PHP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (100.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) PHP5
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Vagrant