The 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.22% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.57% -20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
104 92 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.11% 28.75% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 55 54
Average daily rate £375 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £293 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Facebook
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter
3 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Social Media
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Zend