The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 26 21 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.27% 0.74% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.48% 1.64% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£520 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.80% +77.50%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
67 61 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 50.76% 44.85% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 131
Average daily rate £520 £590 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £1,000 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £28.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.35% -34.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) Wiki
2 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
2 4 (57.14%) SAS
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) FTP
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) Kafka
5 1 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (14.29%) Hadoop

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 4 (57.14%) SAS
1 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Author
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Author
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Wiki
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OOP
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Atlassian