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 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
London / Croydon
Rank 24 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 8 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.85% 6.12% 6.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 6.80% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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
175 250 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 84.13% 89.93% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 213 70
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 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 February 2017.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 8 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (26.67%) GitHub
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) Scala
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Service Design
7 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Functional Programming
7 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (13.33%) BDD

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 (26.67%) GitHub
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Burp Suite
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.67%) Protractor
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Scala Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Service Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Transition Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) REST
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) Akka
3 2 (13.33%) Apache CXF
3 2 (13.33%) jBPM
3 2 (13.33%) Play Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Service Design
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Programming
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (13.33%) Go
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Salt
2 1 (6.67%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle