The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.78% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £390 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £65.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-73.84% -8.45%
Open Source
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
145 103 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.38% 73.05% 82.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 40 69
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £34.32 £60.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Open Source
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XSL
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) XHTML
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) LAMP
1 7 (100.00%) Magento
1 7 (100.00%) Zend
1 7 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (100.00%) OO PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Solr
2 3 (42.86%) Varnish
2 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Solr
2 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Magento Developer
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce Developer
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
3 4 (57.14%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 4 (57.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 4 (57.14%) PHP Magento Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Solr Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) LAMP
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XHTML
1 7 (100.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Varnish
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Zend