The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 July 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 West Sussex 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 41 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.87% 0.52% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.05% 2.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£635 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +19.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +29.87%
Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
74 69 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.39% 17.78% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 45
Average daily rate £225 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £38.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Crawley - 2 £635 - 1
East Grinstead - 1 - -
Horsham - - - - 2
Open Source
South East

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Introscope
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Introscope
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) Grails
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Social Network
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) CA