The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
London / City of London
Rank 78 100 126
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +26
Contract jobs citing Open Source 76 49 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.63% 1.59% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.88% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 41 58
Median daily rate £525 £475 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.34% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +11.37%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2490 2613 4166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.04% 84.87% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 2051 3273
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £317 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 36
Median hourly rate £55.00 £28.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% +36.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the City of London region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 87 (50.29%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (33.53%) Python
3 47 (27.17%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (26.59%) HTML
4 46 (26.59%) Java
5 45 (26.01%) Linux
5 45 (26.01%) DevOps
6 43 (24.86%) Finance
7 42 (24.28%) JavaScript
7 42 (24.28%) CSS
8 41 (23.70%) Web Services
8 41 (23.70%) TDD
9 38 (21.97%) High Availability
10 36 (20.81%) Ruby
11 33 (19.08%) Configuration Management
11 33 (19.08%) Jenkins
12 30 (17.34%) Big Data
12 30 (17.34%) Ansible
12 30 (17.34%) Banking
13 29 (16.76%) AngularJS
14 27 (15.61%) MongoDB
14 27 (15.61%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
15 25 (14.45%) Scrum
16 24 (13.87%) Web Development
16 24 (13.87%) User Experience
16 24 (13.87%) Hadoop
17 23 (13.29%) Git (software)
17 23 (13.29%) React
18 22 (12.72%) HTML5

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (10.40%) Apache Spark
2 12 (6.94%) Apache
3 11 (6.36%) Confluence
4 8 (4.62%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.05%) Apache Pig
6 6 (3.47%) CMS
7 5 (2.89%) Drupal
8 4 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.31%) SAS
9 3 (1.73%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.73%) JBoss
9 3 (1.73%) Jupyter
9 3 (1.73%) nginx
10 2 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.16%) WordPress
11 1 (0.58%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.16%) SPSS
2 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Magento
1 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.58%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.61%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.36%) IaaS
4 7 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (4.05%) PaaS
5 3 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.73%) SaaS
6 2 (1.16%) Datadog
6 2 (1.16%) GitHub
6 2 (1.16%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (1.16%) Office 365
6 2 (1.16%) Trello
6 2 (1.16%) Yammer
7 1 (0.58%) Akamai
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.58%) Heroku
7 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.40%) Internet
2 8 (4.62%) DNS
3 7 (4.05%) VPN
4 6 (3.47%) Firewall
5 4 (2.31%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.31%) LAN
5 4 (2.31%) LDAP
6 3 (1.73%) Network Security
6 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.16%) HTTP
7 2 (1.16%) SSL
7 2 (1.16%) WAN
8 1 (0.58%) AMQP
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.58%) DHCP
8 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.58%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.58%) Wireless
8 1 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.34%) Big Data
2 27 (15.61%) MongoDB
3 24 (13.87%) Hadoop
4 22 (12.72%) NoSQL
5 20 (11.56%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (8.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (6.94%) MySQL
8 9 (5.20%) Apache Hive
8 9 (5.20%) HBase
8 9 (5.20%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.05%) RDBMS
9 7 (4.05%) SQLite
10 6 (3.47%) Data Lake
10 6 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.47%) Redis
11 5 (2.89%) Flink
11 5 (2.89%) SQL Server
12 4 (2.31%) Neo4j
12 4 (2.31%) Sqoop
13 3 (1.73%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 33 (19.08%) Jenkins
2 23 (13.29%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.67%) JIRA
4 9 (5.20%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.05%) Maven
5 7 (4.05%) Selenium
6 6 (3.47%) Mercurial
6 6 (3.47%) Subversion
7 5 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.31%) Ant
8 4 (2.31%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.31%) FishEye
8 4 (2.31%) Gradle
8 4 (2.31%) JUnit
8 4 (2.31%) NeoLoad
8 4 (2.31%) SonarQube
8 4 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.73%) Hudson
9 3 (1.73%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.16%) Bazaar
General
1 43 (24.86%) Finance
2 30 (17.34%) Banking
3 6 (3.47%) Front Office
3 6 (3.47%) Retail
4 5 (2.89%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.89%) Marketing
5 4 (2.31%) Advertising
6 2 (1.16%) Billing
6 2 (1.16%) Electronics
6 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (42.20%) Developer
2 27 (15.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (9.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (7.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (7.51%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.94%) Architect
6 11 (6.36%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.78%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.62%) Consultant
9 8 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (4.05%) Analyst
10 7 (4.05%) Android Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Data Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Node.js Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Senior Android Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (26.59%) HTML
2 42 (24.28%) CSS
3 41 (23.70%) Web Services
4 29 (16.76%) AngularJS
5 23 (13.29%) React
6 22 (12.72%) HTML5
7 21 (12.14%) CSS3
7 21 (12.14%) RESTful
8 15 (8.67%) Node.js
8 15 (8.67%) REST
9 12 (6.94%) JSON
10 11 (6.36%) Kafka
11 9 (5.20%) .NET
12 8 (4.62%) Ajax
12 8 (4.62%) Spring
13 7 (4.05%) Ember.js
14 6 (3.47%) Django
14 6 (3.47%) J2EE
14 6 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails
15 5 (2.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.87%) User Experience
2 14 (8.09%) RIA
3 13 (7.51%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.94%) Public Cloud
4 12 (6.94%) Virtual Team
5 7 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.47%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.47%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.89%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.31%) Semantic Web
8 4 (2.31%) Statistics
9 3 (1.73%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.73%) NHS
10 2 (1.16%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.01%) Linux
2 17 (9.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (9.83%) Windows
3 11 (6.36%) Unix
4 8 (4.62%) Android
5 6 (3.47%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.58%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (50.29%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (27.17%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (26.01%) DevOps
4 41 (23.70%) TDD
5 38 (21.97%) High Availability
6 33 (19.08%) Configuration Management
7 25 (14.45%) Scrum
8 24 (13.87%) Web Development
9 20 (11.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (11.56%) Low Latency
10 18 (10.40%) Front End Development
11 14 (8.09%) E-Commerce
11 14 (8.09%) Unit Testing
12 13 (7.51%) Analytics
12 13 (7.51%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 13 (7.51%) Microservices
13 12 (6.94%) Build Automation
13 12 (6.94%) Test Automation
14 11 (6.36%) BDD
14 11 (6.36%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 58 (33.53%) Python
2 46 (26.59%) Java
3 42 (24.28%) JavaScript
4 36 (20.81%) Ruby
5 17 (9.83%) SQL
6 16 (9.25%) Scala
7 14 (8.09%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.36%) PHP
9 10 (5.78%) ES6
10 9 (5.20%) R
11 7 (4.05%) Go
11 7 (4.05%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.31%) C#
12 4 (2.31%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.31%) Perl
13 3 (1.73%) C++
13 3 (1.73%) Groovy
13 3 (1.73%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.16%) Clojure
14 2 (1.16%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.98%) Degree
2 16 (9.25%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.47%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.89%) ISEB
5 5 (2.89%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.73%) PhD
7 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.16%) OCPJP
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.16%) RHCA
7 2 (1.16%) RHCE
8 1 (0.58%) CEH
8 1 (0.58%) CISMP
8 1 (0.58%) CISSP
8 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.25%) QA
2 5 (2.89%) SDET
3 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (11.56%) Docker
2 6 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.73%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.73%) HDFS
3 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.16%) vSphere
4 2 (1.16%) XenServer
5 1 (0.58%) Ceph
5 1 (0.58%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) vCloud
5 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (17.34%) Ansible
2 25 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (11.56%) Puppet
4 11 (6.36%) Terraform
5 10 (5.78%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (2.89%) Grafana
7 4 (2.31%) Graphite
7 4 (2.31%) Nagios
8 3 (1.73%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.73%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (1.16%) Ambari
9 2 (1.16%) Kibana
9 2 (1.16%) logstash
9 2 (1.16%) Marathon
9 2 (1.16%) Mesos
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (1.16%) Salt
9 2 (1.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (1.16%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.58%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (8.09%) Oracle
2 11 (6.36%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.78%) Splunk
4 9 (5.20%) Atlassian
5 7 (4.05%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.47%) AppDynamics
6 6 (3.47%) Hortonworks
6 6 (3.47%) New Relic
6 6 (3.47%) Rackspace
7 5 (2.89%) VMware
8 4 (2.31%) Citrix
8 4 (2.31%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.31%) Google
8 4 (2.31%) IBM
9 3 (1.73%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.73%) SAP
9 3 (1.73%) Tableau
9 3 (1.73%) Teradata
10 2 (1.16%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.16%) Sybase
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