The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 29 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.99% 0.78% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
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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 Guildford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
62 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 30.69% 23.44% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 22
Average daily rate £350 £260 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £172 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.41 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Open Source
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Magento
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared