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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 106 134 150
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +16
Contract jobs citing Open Source 91 70 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 1.21% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.56% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 53 52
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4239 4497 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.59% 77.43% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 3351 4122
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 133 (66.17%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (36.82%) Java
3 72 (35.82%) Linux
4 65 (32.34%) TDD
5 59 (29.35%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (25.87%) DevOps
7 49 (24.38%) Web Services
8 46 (22.89%) Finance
9 39 (19.40%) Scrum
9 39 (19.40%) Relational Database
10 38 (18.91%) Big Data
11 35 (17.41%) Oracle
12 31 (15.42%) Python
12 31 (15.42%) NoSQL
13 30 (14.93%) Mobile App
13 30 (14.93%) MySQL
13 30 (14.93%) UNIX
14 29 (14.43%) SQL
14 29 (14.43%) JavaScript
15 28 (13.93%) Subversion
15 28 (13.93%) Software Engineering
15 28 (13.93%) Puppet
16 27 (13.43%) Git (software)
17 26 (12.94%) Configuration Management
17 26 (12.94%) SQL Server
17 26 (12.94%) HTTP
17 26 (12.94%) Test Automation
17 26 (12.94%) MongoDB
17 26 (12.94%) Jenkins
18 25 (12.44%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (8.46%) Apache
2 8 (3.98%) CMS
2 8 (3.98%) Confluence
3 7 (3.48%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.48%) JBoss
4 6 (2.99%) Drupal
4 6 (2.99%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.99%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.49%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.49%) Node.js
6 3 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.00%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.50%) Mule
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.50%) Liferay
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.48%) PaaS
3 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.49%) SaaS
5 4 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.49%) GitHub
7 2 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.50%) Route 53
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.94%) HTTP
2 13 (6.47%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.97%) SSL
4 11 (5.47%) DNS
5 8 (3.98%) Internet
5 8 (3.98%) AMQP
6 7 (3.48%) LDAP
6 7 (3.48%) DHCP
7 4 (1.99%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.99%) Converged Networks
8 3 (1.49%) MVNO
9 2 (1.00%) Wireless
10 1 (0.50%) IPsec
10 1 (0.50%) RTSP
10 1 (0.50%) FTP
10 1 (0.50%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.40%) Relational Database
2 38 (18.91%) Big Data
3 31 (15.42%) NoSQL
4 30 (14.93%) MySQL
5 26 (12.94%) SQL Server
5 26 (12.94%) MongoDB
6 25 (12.44%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (9.45%) Hadoop
8 16 (7.96%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (6.47%) DB2
9 13 (6.47%) SQLite
10 9 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (3.48%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.99%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.49%) HBase
14 4 (1.99%) Apache Hive
15 2 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (1.00%) IBM InfoSphere
16 1 (0.50%) Azkaban
16 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 28 (13.93%) Subversion
2 27 (13.43%) Git (software)
3 26 (12.94%) Jenkins
4 23 (11.44%) Mercurial
5 20 (9.95%) Cucumber
6 19 (9.45%) Selenium
7 16 (7.96%) JIRA
8 14 (6.97%) WebDriver
9 13 (6.47%) SpecFlow
10 10 (4.98%) Jasmine
10 10 (4.98%) Capybara
10 10 (4.98%) WATIR
10 10 (4.98%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (4.48%) FogBugz
11 9 (4.48%) Trac
11 9 (4.48%) Redmine
12 7 (3.48%) Maven
12 7 (3.48%) JUnit
13 6 (2.99%) Eclipse
14 5 (2.49%) Gradle
General
1 46 (22.89%) Finance
2 11 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.48%) Banking
4 7 (3.48%) Billing
5 5 (2.49%) Retail
6 4 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.49%) Publishing
8 2 (1.00%) Legal
8 2 (1.00%) Marketing
8 2 (1.00%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 85 (42.29%) Developer
2 30 (14.93%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.43%) Architect
4 14 (6.97%) Analyst
4 14 (6.97%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (6.47%) Android Developer
6 11 (5.47%) Technical Architect
7 10 (4.98%) PHP Developer
8 9 (4.48%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.48%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 6 (2.99%) iOS Developer
9 6 (2.99%) Senior Developer
9 6 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.49%) Chief Architect
10 5 (2.49%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (2.49%) Python Developer
10 5 (2.49%) Administrator
10 5 (2.49%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (1.99%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (1.99%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (24.38%) Web Services
2 22 (10.95%) J2EE
2 22 (10.95%) Spring
3 20 (9.95%) RESTful
4 19 (9.45%) JSON
5 18 (8.96%) .NET
5 18 (8.96%) XML
5 18 (8.96%) Hibernate
6 15 (7.46%) HTML
6 15 (7.46%) Ajax
6 15 (7.46%) REST
7 14 (6.97%) XSD
8 13 (6.47%) XSL
8 13 (6.47%) CSS
9 11 (5.47%) HTML5
10 10 (4.98%) Symfony
11 9 (4.48%) SOAP
11 9 (4.48%) JMS
12 8 (3.98%) CSS3
13 7 (3.48%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.93%) Mobile App
2 23 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.46%) User Experience
4 9 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.48%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.49%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.49%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.49%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.49%) W3C
8 2 (1.00%) IPTV
8 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.00%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.00%) Physics
9 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.50%) Blog
9 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.50%) FMCG
9 1 (0.50%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 72 (35.82%) Linux
2 30 (14.93%) UNIX
3 19 (9.45%) Windows
4 18 (8.96%) Android
4 18 (8.96%) Apple iOS
5 13 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (1.00%) CentOS
6 2 (1.00%) VMS
6 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (66.17%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (32.34%) TDD
3 59 (29.35%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (25.87%) DevOps
5 39 (19.40%) Scrum
6 28 (13.93%) Software Engineering
7 26 (12.94%) Configuration Management
7 26 (12.94%) Test Automation
8 25 (12.44%) OO
9 21 (10.45%) Project Management
9 21 (10.45%) Web Development
9 21 (10.45%) BDD
10 17 (8.46%) Kanban
11 16 (7.96%) MVC
12 15 (7.46%) Waterfall
13 14 (6.97%) User Stories
13 14 (6.97%) Mobile Application Development
13 14 (6.97%) Android Development
13 14 (6.97%) iOS Development
13 14 (6.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 74 (36.82%) Java
2 31 (15.42%) Python
3 29 (14.43%) JavaScript
3 29 (14.43%) SQL
4 24 (11.94%) Ruby
5 20 (9.95%) PHP
6 19 (9.45%) Scala
7 18 (8.96%) C#
8 11 (5.47%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.98%) Perl
10 9 (4.48%) PHP5
10 9 (4.48%) Groovy
11 7 (3.48%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.48%) Go
12 6 (2.99%) Apple Swift
12 6 (2.99%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.49%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.49%) C
15 2 (1.00%) C++
15 2 (1.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.46%) Degree
3 8 (3.98%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.99%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.95%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.48%) Docker
2 4 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.00%) Firmware
3 2 (1.00%) HDFS
3 2 (1.00%) GPFS
3 2 (1.00%) Ceph
3 2 (1.00%) Gluster
4 1 (0.50%) Samba
4 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (13.93%) Puppet
2 15 (7.46%) Vagrant
3 14 (6.97%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.97%) Ansible
5 9 (4.48%) Salt
6 2 (1.00%) Mesos
6 2 (1.00%) Oozie
6 2 (1.00%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.50%) Control-M
7 1 (0.50%) WSUS
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 35 (17.41%) Oracle
2 12 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.97%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.47%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (4.98%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.48%) VMware
6 5 (2.49%) IBM
7 4 (1.99%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.99%) Splunk
8 3 (1.49%) hybris
9 2 (1.00%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.00%) Symantec
9 2 (1.00%) BT
9 2 (1.00%) ATG
9 2 (1.00%) Adobe
9 2 (1.00%) Tableau
9 2 (1.00%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.50%) Vertica
10 1 (0.50%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
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