The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 24 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.76% 2.27% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 2.56% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £520 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.90 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-24.81% -43.80%
Open Source
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 117 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.21% 88.64% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 75 86
Average daily rate £480 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 28 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Impala
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Spark SQL
3 1 (33.33%) GraphX
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Lucene
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) SNA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
3 1 (33.33%) Impala
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Spark SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Scala Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Hadoop Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Scala Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Akka
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) D3.js
1 1 (33.33%) GraphX
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Palantir