The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Croydon region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.49% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£700 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £363 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.68% +16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +31.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
28 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 32.56% 24.73% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 12
Average daily rate £300 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Open Source
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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
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 25 July 2014.

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 26 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Introscope
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Introscope
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) CA