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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 90 102 115
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 67 101 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.94% 1.83% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.28% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 77 72
Median daily rate £488 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £385 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.61%
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
2927 4422 5017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.94% 80.28% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3441 3703
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.74 £95.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016, 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 60 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.53%) Java
3 47 (39.83%) Linux
4 38 (32.20%) Python
5 29 (24.58%) Puppet
5 29 (24.58%) DevOps
6 24 (20.34%) Configuration Management
6 24 (20.34%) TDD
6 24 (20.34%) Ruby
7 23 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (17.80%) VMware
8 21 (17.80%) Windows
8 21 (17.80%) Web Services
9 19 (16.10%) SQL
9 19 (16.10%) Scrum
9 19 (16.10%) BDD
10 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
10 16 (13.56%) Finance
11 15 (12.71%) OO
11 15 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (12.71%) MongoDB
12 14 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (11.86%) Bash Shell
12 14 (11.86%) Unix
13 13 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (11.02%) NoSQL
13 13 (11.02%) Cucumber
13 13 (11.02%) Ansible
14 12 (10.17%) Mobile App
14 12 (10.17%) Jenkins

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 9 (7.63%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.93%) Apache
3 6 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.24%) Node.js
5 4 (3.39%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.69%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.69%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.69%) CMS
7 2 (1.69%) Confluence
7 2 (1.69%) JBoss
7 2 (1.69%) nginx
8 1 (0.85%) GemFire
8 1 (0.85%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.85%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.85%) SAS
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.08%) IaaS
3 4 (3.39%) GitHub
4 3 (2.54%) SaaS
5 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.69%) Office 365
5 2 (1.69%) PaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.85%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.85%) Route 53
6 1 (0.85%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) HTTP
2 7 (5.93%) SAN
2 7 (5.93%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.08%) Firewall
4 4 (3.39%) DNS
4 4 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (3.39%) LAN
4 4 (3.39%) LDAP
5 3 (2.54%) FTP
5 3 (2.54%) SMTP
5 3 (2.54%) WAN
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.69%) Internet
6 2 (1.69%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.69%) MRTG
6 2 (1.69%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.69%) SSH
6 2 (1.69%) SSL
6 2 (1.69%) VPN
7 1 (0.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) MongoDB
2 13 (11.02%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.32%) Big Data
3 11 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.63%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.78%) MySQL
6 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.08%) Apache Hive
7 6 (5.08%) SQLite
8 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.24%) HBase
9 4 (3.39%) DB2
9 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.54%) Power BI
10 3 (2.54%) Redis
11 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.02%) Cucumber
3 12 (10.17%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.63%) JIRA
5 7 (5.93%) Maven
6 6 (5.08%) Selenium
7 5 (4.24%) JUnit
7 5 (4.24%) Mockito
8 4 (3.39%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.39%) JBehave
8 4 (3.39%) Subversion
9 3 (2.54%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.54%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.69%) Appium
10 2 (1.69%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.69%) GitLab
10 2 (1.69%) Gradle
10 2 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (13.56%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Banking
2 5 (4.24%) Retail
3 4 (3.39%) Legal
4 3 (2.54%) Marketing
4 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.69%) Front Office
5 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (29.66%) Developer
2 15 (12.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (11.02%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.32%) Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Architect
6 7 (5.93%) Tester
7 6 (5.08%) Android Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Consultant
8 5 (4.24%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Android Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Development Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.80%) Web Services
2 12 (10.17%) Spring
3 9 (7.63%) REST
4 8 (6.78%) AngularJS
4 8 (6.78%) JSON
5 7 (5.93%) .NET
5 7 (5.93%) HTML
5 7 (5.93%) XML
6 6 (5.08%) Hibernate
6 6 (5.08%) React
6 6 (5.08%) XSD
7 5 (4.24%) HTML5
7 5 (4.24%) SOAP
8 4 (3.39%) Backbone.js
8 4 (3.39%) CSS
8 4 (3.39%) CSS3
8 4 (3.39%) J2EE
8 4 (3.39%) Kafka
9 3 (2.54%) D3.js
9 3 (2.54%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Mobile App
1 12 (10.17%) User Experience
2 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.24%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.39%) Fintech
3 4 (3.39%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.54%) CESG
4 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.54%) Social Media
5 2 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 47 (39.83%) Linux
2 21 (17.80%) Windows
3 14 (11.86%) Unix
4 8 (6.78%) Android
5 6 (5.08%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.24%) Debian
7 4 (3.39%) CentOS
7 4 (3.39%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.69%) CoreOS
9 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.69%) SUSE
10 1 (0.85%) Fedora
10 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (24.58%) DevOps
3 24 (20.34%) Configuration Management
3 24 (20.34%) TDD
4 23 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (16.10%) BDD
5 19 (16.10%) Scrum
6 15 (12.71%) OO
7 12 (10.17%) Analytics
8 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
9 8 (6.78%) High Availability
10 7 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.93%) Low Latency
10 7 (5.93%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.08%) Android Development
11 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (5.08%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.08%) Data Analytics
11 6 (5.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.53%) Java
2 38 (32.20%) Python
3 24 (20.34%) Ruby
4 19 (16.10%) SQL
5 14 (11.86%) Bash Shell
6 11 (9.32%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.32%) Perl
7 9 (7.63%) Scala
8 8 (6.78%) C#
9 7 (5.93%) Go
10 5 (4.24%) PHP
11 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.54%) AWK
12 3 (2.54%) C++
12 3 (2.54%) Groovy
12 3 (2.54%) R
12 3 (2.54%) sed
13 2 (1.69%) C
13 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) Degree
4 3 (2.54%) RHCA
4 3 (2.54%) RHCE
5 2 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.69%) SDET
4 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.32%) Docker
3 8 (6.78%) NFS
4 6 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.54%) Ceph
6 3 (2.54%) KVM
6 3 (2.54%) Postfix
6 3 (2.54%) Squid
6 3 (2.54%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.69%) GlusterFS
7 2 (1.69%) vSphere
8 1 (0.85%) iptables
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.85%) Samba
8 1 (0.85%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.85%) Xen
8 1 (0.85%) XenApp
8 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (24.58%) Puppet
2 14 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.02%) Ansible
4 8 (6.78%) Nagios
5 4 (3.39%) Cacti
5 4 (3.39%) logstash
5 4 (3.39%) Terraform
6 3 (2.54%) Cobbler
6 3 (2.54%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.54%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.54%) Packer
6 3 (2.54%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.69%) Ambari
7 2 (1.69%) Control-M
7 2 (1.69%) Ganglia
7 2 (1.69%) Graphite
7 2 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (1.69%) Kibana
7 2 (1.69%) Oozie
7 2 (1.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (17.80%) VMware
2 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.93%) Oracle
3 7 (5.93%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.08%) Tableau
5 5 (4.24%) Cisco
5 5 (4.24%) Citrix
5 5 (4.24%) HP
6 4 (3.39%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.39%) Rackspace
6 4 (3.39%) Splunk
7 3 (2.54%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.54%) NetApp
8 2 (1.69%) AppSense
8 2 (1.69%) CA
8 2 (1.69%) EMC
8 2 (1.69%) F5
8 2 (1.69%) New Relic
8 2 (1.69%) Talend
8 2 (1.69%) Vertica
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