The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 64 92 74
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Contract jobs citing Open Source 26 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.79% 0.21% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.22% 0.85% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Average daily rate
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£430 £281 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.88% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £276 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £286 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £56.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-29.69% +41.87%
Open Source
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
418 352 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.81% 24.43% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 174 123
Average daily rate £388 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 42
Average hourly rate £22.30 £16.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.23% -53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.00 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £48.25 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 8 £413 - 1
Staines +5 1 - -
Godalming - 1 £250 -
Guildford - - - -
Woking - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (59.65%) Python
3 28 (49.12%) HTML
3 28 (49.12%) JavaScript
3 28 (49.12%) CSS
4 24 (42.11%) jQuery
5 22 (38.60%) Ruby
6 20 (35.09%) Linux
7 17 (29.82%) Perl
8 15 (26.32%) MVC
9 14 (24.56%) PHP
9 14 (24.56%) DevOps
10 11 (19.30%) REST
10 11 (19.30%) MySQL
10 11 (19.30%) Configuration Management
10 11 (19.30%) Web Development
10 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (17.54%) Hadoop
11 10 (17.54%) Retail
11 10 (17.54%) MATLAB
11 10 (17.54%) OO
11 10 (17.54%) R
11 10 (17.54%) Analytics
12 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
13 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
13 8 (14.04%) Release Management
13 8 (14.04%) Project Management
13 8 (14.04%) Node.js
13 8 (14.04%) Build Automation

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (14.04%) Node.js
2 5 (8.77%) Drupal
3 3 (5.26%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.51%) CMS
4 2 (3.51%) Mule
4 2 (3.51%) WordPress
5 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) GitHub
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) LDAP
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) SSH
2 1 (1.75%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.75%) PBX
2 1 (1.75%) VoIP
2 1 (1.75%) DHCP
2 1 (1.75%) VPN
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) MySQL
2 10 (17.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) Big Data
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) PHPUnit
2 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.77%) Subversion
4 3 (5.26%) Maven
5 2 (3.51%) JIRA
5 2 (3.51%) Selenium
5 2 (3.51%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (3.51%) Axure RP
5 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.75%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.75%) CasperJS
6 1 (1.75%) Ant
6 1 (1.75%) Introscope
6 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.75%) RSpec
General
1 10 (17.54%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (56.14%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) PHP Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Web Developer
3 9 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Data Scientist
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (3.51%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (3.51%) WordPress Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (49.12%) HTML
1 28 (49.12%) CSS
2 24 (42.11%) jQuery
3 11 (19.30%) REST
4 8 (14.04%) HTML5
4 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.53%) CSS3
5 6 (10.53%) Web Services
6 5 (8.77%) LAMP
6 5 (8.77%) SOAP
6 5 (8.77%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (5.26%) Zend Framework
7 3 (5.26%) XHTML
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.51%) Velocity
8 2 (3.51%) XML
8 2 (3.51%) Flash
8 2 (3.51%) OAuth
8 2 (3.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (3.51%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Visualisation
1 5 (8.77%) Social Media
2 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) CentOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) MVC
3 14 (24.56%) DevOps
4 11 (19.30%) Configuration Management
4 11 (19.30%) Web Development
4 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (17.54%) OO
5 10 (17.54%) Analytics
6 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Project Management
7 8 (14.04%) Release Management
7 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Build Automation
8 5 (8.77%) Scrum
8 5 (8.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.26%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.26%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) Python
2 28 (49.12%) JavaScript
3 22 (38.60%) Ruby
4 17 (29.82%) Perl
5 14 (24.56%) PHP
6 10 (17.54%) MATLAB
6 10 (17.54%) R
7 6 (10.53%) Java
8 4 (7.02%) C++
9 2 (3.51%) SQL
10 1 (1.75%) C
10 1 (1.75%) C#
10 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.75%) Bourne shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Varnish
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.02%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) Nagios
3 1 (1.75%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.75%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Zend
2 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) CA
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) VMware