The first 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 17 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 Surrey 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 87 76 94
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.46% 0.62% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.41% 3.01% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate £288 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £283 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +68.42%
Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
290 266 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.26% 20.70% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 108 133
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +28.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.50 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Open Source
South East

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
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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 5 £288 -
Staines -2 1 - -
Farnham - 1 - -
Woking - - - - 4
Leatherhead - - - - 2
Reigate - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) PHP
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) Subversion
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) MySQL
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) Spring
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) SOAP
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Ajax
7 4 (23.53%) JSON
7 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (23.53%) Analytics
7 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
7 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
8 3 (17.65%) concrete5
8 3 (17.65%) Symfony
8 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
8 3 (17.65%) Marketing
8 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (17.65%) CMS
8 3 (17.65%) Apache
8 3 (17.65%) SOA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) CMS
1 3 (17.65%) concrete5
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) MariaDB
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) JasperReports
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) Ajax
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) SOAP
5 3 (17.65%) Symfony
6 2 (11.76%) Java EE
6 2 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) JDBC
6 2 (11.76%) JSP
6 2 (11.76%) XSD
6 2 (11.76%) Swing
6 2 (11.76%) WSDL
6 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
6 2 (11.76%) Kafka
7 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
3 2 (11.76%) Android
3 2 (11.76%) Windows NT
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) MVC
1 4 (23.53%) Scrum
1 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
1 4 (23.53%) Analytics
1 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
2 3 (17.65%) SOA
2 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Test Management
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
3 2 (11.76%) Logistics
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Android Development
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) PHP
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) HP
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
1 2 (11.76%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Zend