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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 86 98 117
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Contract jobs citing Open Source 76 109 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.27% 1.93% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.41% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 90 74
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £370 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -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
2848 4518 4846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.94% 80.18% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2330 3554 3658
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 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 29 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 56 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (43.70%) Linux
3 48 (40.34%) Java
4 37 (31.09%) Python
5 35 (29.41%) DevOps
6 33 (27.73%) Puppet
7 28 (23.53%) Configuration Management
8 26 (21.85%) Web Services
8 26 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (20.17%) TDD
10 22 (18.49%) Ruby
11 21 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
12 20 (16.81%) Finance
13 19 (15.97%) VMware
13 19 (15.97%) Ansible
14 18 (15.13%) Docker
14 18 (15.13%) Scrum
15 17 (14.29%) SQL
16 16 (13.45%) Windows
16 16 (13.45%) MongoDB
17 15 (12.61%) Bash Shell
17 15 (12.61%) Git (software)
18 14 (11.76%) NoSQL
18 14 (11.76%) Jenkins
18 14 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
18 14 (11.76%) OO
19 13 (10.92%) JavaScript
19 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
19 13 (10.92%) Android
19 13 (10.92%) Mobile App

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 8 (6.72%) Node.js
2 7 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.04%) Apache
3 6 (5.04%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.36%) nginx
6 3 (2.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.68%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.68%) CMS
7 2 (1.68%) JBoss
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.84%) Confluence
8 1 (0.84%) GemFire
8 1 (0.84%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.84%) IIS
8 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) GIMP
2 1 (0.84%) HipChat
2 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.56%) GitHub
3 5 (4.20%) IaaS
4 4 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.68%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.68%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.68%) Route 53
6 2 (1.68%) SaaS
7 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.84%) Office 365
7 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) HTTP
1 7 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.20%) Firewall
2 5 (4.20%) SAN
3 4 (3.36%) LAN
4 3 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.52%) Internet
4 3 (2.52%) LDAP
4 3 (2.52%) WAN
5 2 (1.68%) DNS
5 2 (1.68%) FTP
5 2 (1.68%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.68%) SMTP
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.84%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.84%) SSH
6 1 (0.84%) SSL
6 1 (0.84%) VPN
6 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) MongoDB
2 14 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.08%) Big Data
4 10 (8.40%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (7.56%) Hadoop
6 8 (6.72%) MySQL
6 8 (6.72%) SQLite
7 7 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (5.04%) Apache Hive
8 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.20%) HBase
9 5 (4.20%) Redis
10 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.68%) DB2
12 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.72%) Maven
4 7 (5.88%) JIRA
5 6 (5.04%) Artifactory
6 5 (4.20%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.20%) JUnit
6 5 (4.20%) Mockito
7 4 (3.36%) GitLab
7 4 (3.36%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.52%) Selenium
9 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.68%) Gradle
9 2 (1.68%) Hudson
9 2 (1.68%) Mocha
9 2 (1.68%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.68%) Subversion
9 2 (1.68%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (16.81%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Legal
4 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.68%) Front Office
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
6 1 (0.84%) Games
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (34.45%) Developer
2 19 (15.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (10.92%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.40%) Android Developer
5 9 (7.56%) Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Architect
6 8 (6.72%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Senior Android Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Big Data Developer
9 5 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.36%) HTML Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.85%) Web Services
2 12 (10.08%) REST
3 10 (8.40%) HTML
3 10 (8.40%) Spring
4 9 (7.56%) AngularJS
4 9 (7.56%) JSON
5 8 (6.72%) XML
6 7 (5.88%) HTML5
7 6 (5.04%) CSS
7 6 (5.04%) CSS3
7 6 (5.04%) React
8 5 (4.20%) Backbone.js
8 5 (4.20%) Sensu
8 5 (4.20%) SOAP
8 5 (4.20%) XSD
9 4 (3.36%) ELK Stack
9 4 (3.36%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.36%) J2EE
9 4 (3.36%) Kafka
10 3 (2.52%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.08%) User Experience
3 4 (3.36%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.36%) CESG
4 3 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.52%) STB
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.68%) Fintech
5 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.68%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.68%) Social Media
5 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.84%) Animation
6 1 (0.84%) Blog
6 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.84%) Derivative
6 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.84%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (43.70%) Linux
2 16 (13.45%) Windows
3 13 (10.92%) Android
4 10 (8.40%) Unix
5 6 (5.04%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.20%) Debian
7 4 (3.36%) CentOS
7 4 (3.36%) CoreOS
8 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.68%) Fedora
9 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.68%) SUSE
10 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.41%) DevOps
3 28 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 26 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (20.17%) TDD
6 18 (15.13%) Scrum
7 14 (11.76%) OO
8 11 (9.24%) BDD
9 10 (8.40%) Android Development
10 9 (7.56%) Analytics
10 9 (7.56%) High Availability
11 8 (6.72%) Usability Testing
12 7 (5.88%) Low Latency
12 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.04%) ETL
13 6 (5.04%) Kanban
13 6 (5.04%) Microservices
14 5 (4.20%) Data Modelling
14 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.20%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.34%) Java
2 37 (31.09%) Python
3 22 (18.49%) Ruby
4 17 (14.29%) SQL
5 15 (12.61%) Bash Shell
6 13 (10.92%) JavaScript
7 12 (10.08%) Perl
8 9 (7.56%) Scala
9 8 (6.72%) Go
9 8 (6.72%) PHP
10 5 (4.20%) C#
10 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.52%) C++
11 3 (2.52%) R
12 2 (1.68%) AWK
12 2 (1.68%) C
12 2 (1.68%) Erlang
12 2 (1.68%) sed
12 2 (1.68%) VB
13 1 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.40%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.36%) Degree
4 3 (2.52%) RHCA
4 3 (2.52%) RHCE
5 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.84%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (15.13%) Docker
2 11 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.04%) NFS
3 6 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.36%) Ceph
5 4 (3.36%) etcd
5 4 (3.36%) flannel
5 4 (3.36%) GlusterFS
5 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.52%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.68%) KVM
7 2 (1.68%) Postfix
7 2 (1.68%) Squid
7 2 (1.68%) vSphere
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.84%) vCloud
8 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (27.73%) Puppet
2 19 (15.97%) Ansible
3 14 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.72%) Kubernetes
4 8 (6.72%) logstash
4 8 (6.72%) Nagios
5 4 (3.36%) Graphite
5 4 (3.36%) HAProxy
5 4 (3.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (3.36%) Kibana
5 4 (3.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (3.36%) Terraform
6 3 (2.52%) Cobbler
6 3 (2.52%) Packer
7 2 (1.68%) Ambari
7 2 (1.68%) Cacti
7 2 (1.68%) Ganglia
7 2 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (1.68%) Oozie
7 2 (1.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (15.97%) VMware
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.72%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.20%) Citrix
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) Rackspace
3 5 (4.20%) Splunk
4 4 (3.36%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.36%) Google
4 4 (3.36%) HP
5 3 (2.52%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.52%) Cisco
5 3 (2.52%) Facebook
5 3 (2.52%) NetApp
5 3 (2.52%) Tableau
5 3 (2.52%) Twitter
6 2 (1.68%) EMC
6 2 (1.68%) New Relic
6 2 (1.68%) Talend
6 2 (1.68%) Vertica
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