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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
London / Croydon
Rank 31 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Open Source 8 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.57% 4.57% 8.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 5.13% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £475 £400 £541
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -26.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £360 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £667 £440 £733
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +11.37%

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
201 195 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 89.73% 89.04% 81.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 148 59
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 13 (65.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) REST
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) QA
5 5 (25.00%) Selenium
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) GitHub
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Burp Suite
7 3 (15.00%) Protractor
7 3 (15.00%) Service Design
7 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (15.00%) OWASP
7 3 (15.00%) Apache CXF
7 3 (15.00%) Scala
7 3 (15.00%) JMeter
7 3 (15.00%) JUnit
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) GitHub
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Burp Suite
3 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) JMeter
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) NUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Protractor
4 2 (10.00%) Maven
4 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Developer in Test
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Scala Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) REST
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 3 (15.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (10.00%) Akka
4 2 (10.00%) jBPM
4 2 (10.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (5.00%) ELK Stack
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
2 1 (5.00%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) OWASP
4 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Service Design
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) Scala
3 2 (10.00%) Go
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SDET
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Salt
1 1 (5.00%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle