The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Hounslow 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - 10 9
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - 11.94% 9.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 25.00% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Average daily rate - £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +68.42%
Miscellaneous Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 4.17% 47.76% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 27 14
Average daily rate £163 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.37% +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Open Source
London

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Hounslow region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

Open Source
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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%) XAML
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) XNA
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
1 3 (100.00%) Kinect
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 3 (100.00%) Xbox
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XNA
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Kinect
1 3 (100.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) XAML
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript