The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 18 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.41% - 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+215.55% -40.00%
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 Crawley region.

Miscellaneous Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
28 54 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 33.73% 30.86% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 27
Average daily rate £313 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £473 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.77% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) CA