The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 30 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 1.02% - 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£513 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+215.55% -40.00%
Open Source
Norfolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Norwich region.

Miscellaneous Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
70 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 35.71% 36.84% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 7
Average daily rate £330 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £216 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.63 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% +28.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (50.00%) JAAS
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (50.00%) Liferay
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Firebug
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) JAAS
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) JSR 170
1 1 (50.00%) Django
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Google Maps API
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter