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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 21 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +12
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.87% 0.91% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.38% 2.02% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£425 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +37.93%
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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
42 99 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 36.52% 45.21% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 66 112
Average daily rate £450 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £435 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Documentum
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (33.33%) SGML
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JSTL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) Documentum
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (33.33%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) CloverETL
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Author
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Author
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) SGML
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) JSTL
1 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (33.33%) JAX-RS
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian