The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 33 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 15 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.47% 9.39% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 10.97% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Median daily rate £450 £450 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% -43.66%
Open Source
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
241 155 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 87.96% 85.64% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 96 60
Median daily rate £410 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £349 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £27.78 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 8 (25.81%) REST
4 8 (25.81%) Exploratory Testing
5 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
5 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (19.35%) CSS
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 6 (19.35%) QA
6 6 (19.35%) Selenium
6 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 6 (19.35%) BDD
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.13%) User Experience
7 5 (16.13%) DevOps
7 5 (16.13%) User Stories
7 5 (16.13%) Security Testing
7 5 (16.13%) JMeter
7 5 (16.13%) HTML
8 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Maven
8 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
8 4 (12.90%) Node.js
8 4 (12.90%) Docker
8 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
8 4 (12.90%) Scala

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Selenium
3 5 (16.13%) JMeter
4 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.90%) Maven
5 3 (9.68%) FitNesse
5 3 (9.68%) JUnit
5 3 (9.68%) Protractor
6 2 (6.45%) Burp Suite
6 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.45%) Grunt
6 2 (6.45%) gulp
6 2 (6.45%) NUnit
6 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
7 1 (3.23%) GitLab
7 1 (3.23%) Gradle
7 1 (3.23%) TestNG
7 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Developer in Test
3 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Scala Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Scala Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) REST
3 6 (19.35%) CSS
4 5 (16.13%) HTML
5 4 (12.90%) Node.js
6 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.45%) Apache CXF
7 2 (6.45%) JAX-RS
7 2 (6.45%) SOAP
7 2 (6.45%) Spring
7 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.23%) Akka
8 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
8 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.23%) J2EE
8 1 (3.23%) Lucene
8 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
8 1 (3.23%) Sass
8 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Biometrics
3 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
2 1 (3.23%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Exploratory Testing
3 6 (19.35%) BDD
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
3 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.13%) DevOps
4 5 (16.13%) Security Testing
4 5 (16.13%) User Stories
5 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Kanban
6 3 (9.68%) Microservices
6 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) CQRS
7 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.45%) OWASP
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) Scala
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Go
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Ceph
2 1 (3.23%) etcd
2 1 (3.23%) flannel
2 1 (3.23%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.23%) Graphite
3 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.23%) logstash
3 1 (3.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.23%) rkt
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
1 2 (6.45%) Hortonworks