The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Epsom region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - 11 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom - 4.00% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £306 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.61% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £41.25 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+37.57% -48.43%
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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 Epsom region.

Miscellaneous Category
Epsom
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 47.06% 52.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate £311 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Epsom region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Epsom region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

Open Source
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Introscope
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA