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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.67% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£681 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £344 £348
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+67.05% +13.33%
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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
30 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 20.00% 28.57% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 21
Average daily rate £430 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £286 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £16.17 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 30 September 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 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) JBoss
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Java EE
3 3 (42.86%) AMQP
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) LDAP
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) Introscope
5 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Mule

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) AMQP
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Introscope
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Digital Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) IT Architect
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Java EE
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) CA