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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 66 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 29 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.89% 0.76% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.09% 2.63% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 3
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£325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £183 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £422
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%
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
476 380 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 31.07% 28.85% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 211 154
Average daily rate £400 £359 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £205 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 33
Average hourly rate £40.50 £21.71 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.59% +8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.71 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £36.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
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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
Woking +13 6 £375 +15.38% 1
Leatherhead - 6 £190 - 1
Dorking -2 3 £275 -24.13% 1
Guildford -7 2 £275 - 1
Addlestone - - - -
Egham - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - -
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
3 25 (51.02%) HTML
3 25 (51.02%) CSS
4 22 (44.90%) PHP
4 22 (44.90%) jQuery
5 21 (42.86%) Linux
5 21 (42.86%) Python
6 16 (32.65%) OO
7 15 (30.61%) Perl
7 15 (30.61%) MySQL
8 14 (28.57%) MVC
8 14 (28.57%) Ruby
8 14 (28.57%) PHPUnit
9 12 (24.49%) Automated Testing
9 12 (24.49%) Zend
10 11 (22.45%) DevOps
11 10 (20.41%) C++
11 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (20.41%) BDD
11 10 (20.41%) Node.js
12 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
12 9 (18.37%) REST
13 8 (16.33%) Zend Framework
13 8 (16.33%) HTML5
13 8 (16.33%) CSS3
14 7 (14.29%) UNIX
14 7 (14.29%) Apache
14 7 (14.29%) Project Management
14 7 (14.29%) TDD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (20.41%) Node.js
2 7 (14.29%) Apache
3 5 (10.20%) Drupal
4 2 (4.08%) WordPress
4 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (10.20%) PBX
2 5 (10.20%) VoIP
2 5 (10.20%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) PHPUnit
2 7 (14.29%) Selenium
3 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.20%) Mercurial
5 4 (8.16%) JIRA
5 4 (8.16%) Hudson
6 1 (2.04%) Mockito
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.04%) CasperJS
6 1 (2.04%) RSpec
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Introscope
6 1 (2.04%) Subversion
6 1 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 3 (6.12%) Publishing
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) PHP Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 7 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Android Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (4.08%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Programmer
9 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (51.02%) HTML
1 25 (51.02%) CSS
2 22 (44.90%) jQuery
3 9 (18.37%) REST
4 8 (16.33%) CSS3
4 8 (16.33%) HTML5
4 8 (16.33%) Zend Framework
5 5 (10.20%) LAMP
5 5 (10.20%) STL
5 5 (10.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.08%) Symfony
7 2 (4.08%) Web Services
7 2 (4.08%) .NET
7 2 (4.08%) Spring
8 1 (2.04%) Ajax
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.04%) JSON
8 1 (2.04%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) UNIX
3 4 (8.16%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.04%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) OO
3 14 (28.57%) MVC
4 12 (24.49%) Automated Testing
5 11 (22.45%) DevOps
6 10 (20.41%) BDD
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
8 7 (14.29%) Project Management
8 7 (14.29%) TDD
8 7 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Release Management
8 7 (14.29%) Build Automation
9 5 (10.20%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (10.20%) Usability Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
9 5 (10.20%) Scrum
9 5 (10.20%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
2 22 (44.90%) PHP
3 21 (42.86%) Python
4 15 (30.61%) Perl
5 14 (28.57%) Ruby
6 10 (20.41%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) Java
7 4 (8.16%) C
8 2 (4.08%) SQL
9 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Varnish
2 1 (2.04%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.12%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.04%) logstash
3 1 (2.04%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Zend
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) CA
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