The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 122 133 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Open Source 74 71 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 1.07% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.61% 2.81% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 48 54
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £608 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
Open Source
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2049 2527 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 38.00% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1633 1869 1683
Average daily rate £470 £488 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £43.62 £72.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 Miscellaneous 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 80 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.81%) Linux
3 49 (33.11%) Java
4 28 (18.92%) DevOps
5 27 (18.24%) Puppet
5 27 (18.24%) MySQL
6 26 (17.57%) Web Services
6 26 (17.57%) Scrum
7 25 (16.89%) JavaScript
8 24 (16.22%) SQL
8 24 (16.22%) Ruby
9 23 (15.54%) TDD
9 23 (15.54%) OO
9 23 (15.54%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (14.86%) Selenium
11 21 (14.19%) UNIX
11 21 (14.19%) Python
11 21 (14.19%) HTML
11 21 (14.19%) Jenkins
11 21 (14.19%) MongoDB
12 20 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (12.16%) PHP
13 18 (12.16%) .NET
13 18 (12.16%) NoSQL
13 18 (12.16%) BDD
14 17 (11.49%) Cucumber
14 17 (11.49%) Git (software)
14 17 (11.49%) Test Automation
14 17 (11.49%) Ubuntu
15 16 (10.81%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (7.43%) Apache
2 8 (5.41%) JBoss
2 8 (5.41%) nginx
3 7 (4.73%) Node.js
4 6 (4.05%) Drupal
5 5 (3.38%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.70%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.70%) IIS
6 4 (2.70%) CMS
7 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.35%) Mule
7 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.68%) Jetty
8 1 (0.68%) Moodle
8 1 (0.68%) Confluence
8 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.68%) MS Office
1 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.68%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (0.68%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) GitHub
2 2 (1.35%) IaaS
2 2 (1.35%) Heroku
2 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.76%) HTTP
2 7 (4.73%) DNS
3 6 (4.05%) SSL
3 6 (4.05%) Internet
3 6 (4.05%) AMQP
4 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.03%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.03%) Firewall
5 3 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.35%) Network Security
6 2 (1.35%) VPN
6 2 (1.35%) WAN
7 1 (0.68%) SMTP
7 1 (0.68%) DHCP
7 1 (0.68%) FTP
7 1 (0.68%) SNMP
7 1 (0.68%) Broadband
7 1 (0.68%) LAN
7 1 (0.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.24%) MySQL
2 21 (14.19%) MongoDB
3 18 (12.16%) NoSQL
4 16 (10.81%) Big Data
4 16 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (8.78%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
8 6 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.38%) DataStax
10 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.03%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.35%) Redis
12 2 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.35%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.68%) OLTP
13 1 (0.68%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 22 (14.86%) Selenium
2 21 (14.19%) Jenkins
3 17 (11.49%) Cucumber
3 17 (11.49%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.08%) WebDriver
5 8 (5.41%) Subversion
6 7 (4.73%) WATIR
7 6 (4.05%) Sahi
7 6 (4.05%) Maven
7 6 (4.05%) JIRA
7 6 (4.05%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (3.38%) JMeter
9 4 (2.70%) Fiddler
9 4 (2.70%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.03%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.03%) Bower
10 3 (2.03%) Grunt
10 3 (2.03%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (2.03%) JUnit
11 2 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (9.46%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Banking
3 5 (3.38%) Legal
3 5 (3.38%) Publishing
3 5 (3.38%) Back Office
4 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.70%) Front Office
4 4 (2.70%) Law
4 4 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.03%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (28.38%) Developer
2 20 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (12.84%) Analyst
4 14 (9.46%) Architect
5 11 (7.43%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.08%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.08%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.05%) Tester
7 6 (4.05%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.38%) Scala Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Digital Architect
9 4 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Consultant
9 4 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) DBA
9 4 (2.70%) Security Analyst
10 3 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.03%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.57%) Web Services
2 21 (14.19%) HTML
3 18 (12.16%) .NET
4 15 (10.14%) CSS
5 14 (9.46%) XML
6 12 (8.11%) RESTful
6 12 (8.11%) HTML5
7 11 (7.43%) AngularJS
8 10 (6.76%) REST
9 9 (6.08%) JSON
10 8 (5.41%) CSS3
10 8 (5.41%) SOAP
10 8 (5.41%) Middleware
11 7 (4.73%) Spring
11 7 (4.73%) jQuery
12 5 (3.38%) Backbone.js
12 5 (3.38%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.38%) LAMP
12 5 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.41%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.05%) User Experience
4 5 (3.38%) GIS
4 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.70%) Clustering
5 4 (2.70%) Video on Demand
6 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.03%) Replication
7 2 (1.35%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.35%) NHS
7 2 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.35%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
8 1 (0.68%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 53 (35.81%) Linux
2 21 (14.19%) UNIX
3 17 (11.49%) Ubuntu
4 15 (10.14%) Debian
5 9 (6.08%) Windows
6 8 (5.41%) CentOS
7 6 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.38%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.03%) Android
10 2 (1.35%) Solaris
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.68%) MVS
11 1 (0.68%) VME
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.92%) DevOps
3 26 (17.57%) Scrum
4 23 (15.54%) TDD
4 23 (15.54%) OO
5 20 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (12.16%) BDD
7 17 (11.49%) Test Automation
8 16 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 11 (7.43%) Project Management
10 9 (6.08%) Security Testing
10 9 (6.08%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.41%) Data Protection
11 8 (5.41%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.73%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.05%) SOA
13 6 (4.05%) ETL
13 6 (4.05%) MVC
13 6 (4.05%) Web Development
13 6 (4.05%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.11%) Java
2 25 (16.89%) JavaScript
3 24 (16.22%) SQL
3 24 (16.22%) Ruby
4 21 (14.19%) Python
5 18 (12.16%) PHP
6 15 (10.14%) Shell Script
6 15 (10.14%) Scala
7 13 (8.78%) C#
8 10 (6.76%) Perl
9 8 (5.41%) C++
10 5 (3.38%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.38%) R
11 3 (2.03%) VB
11 3 (2.03%) C
11 3 (2.03%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.35%) Golang
Qualifications
1 10 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.05%) Degree
4 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.68%) PMP
5 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.03%) KVM
3 2 (1.35%) NFS
3 2 (1.35%) XenServer
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
4 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.68%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.68%) Squid
4 1 (0.68%) Xen
4 1 (0.68%) Postfix
4 1 (0.68%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 27 (18.24%) Puppet
2 23 (15.54%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.14%) Nagios
4 7 (4.73%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.35%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.35%) Cacti
5 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.35%) Ansible
5 2 (1.35%) Salt
6 1 (0.68%) Kibana
6 1 (0.68%) Graphite
6 1 (0.68%) logstash
6 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.68%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (7.43%) DigitalOcean
2 9 (6.08%) Red Hat
2 9 (6.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.73%) SaltStack
4 6 (4.05%) Oracle
4 6 (4.05%) VMware
5 4 (2.70%) Rackspace
6 3 (2.03%) Talend
7 2 (1.35%) Tableau
7 2 (1.35%) Juniper
7 2 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.35%) Teradata
7 2 (1.35%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.35%) Cisco
7 2 (1.35%) HP
7 2 (1.35%) EMC
8 1 (0.68%) Citrix
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) Sybase
8 1 (0.68%) ION Trading
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