The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.42% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.80% +77.50%
Open Source
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.24% 33.98% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 10
Average daily rate £375 £428 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +31.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Croydon region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Puppet
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) JBoss
4 4 (33.33%) HTTP
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) SSL
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (25.00%) Java EE
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) AMQP
5 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Ansible
5 3 (25.00%) MuleSoft
6 2 (16.67%) iPaaS
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) MySQL
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Mule ESB
2 1 (8.33%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (25.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) RSpec
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Digital Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Digital Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Java EE
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (8.33%) JAX-RS
3 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (8.33%) SaltStack