The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 3.57% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.61%
Open Source
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 117 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 89.29% 84.78% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 82 68
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 30 April 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (92.86%) Apple iOS
2 13 (92.86%) Android
2 13 (92.86%) Mobile App
3 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Mobile Application Development
3 10 (71.43%) Black-Box Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (21.43%) User Experience
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
8 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) RSpec
8 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (7.14%) PyUnit
8 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
8 1 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (7.14%) MySQL
8 1 (7.14%) JUnit

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Sqoop
1 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) PyUnit
1 1 (7.14%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) QA Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Android Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Tester
3 8 (57.14%) Mobile Tester
4 7 (50.00%) Android Tester
4 7 (50.00%) iOS Tester
4 7 (50.00%) QA Tester
5 6 (42.86%) Android Test Engineer
5 6 (42.86%) Applications Tester
5 6 (42.86%) Mobile Engineer
6 5 (35.71%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (35.71%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (21.43%) Senior Tester
8 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
9 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
9 1 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
9 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Android
1 13 (92.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Black-Box Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Mobile Application Development
2 10 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oozie