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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 62 96 121
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +25
Contract jobs citing Open Source 115 116 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.40% 1.99% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 2.49% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 97 69
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 £400 £373 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £625 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.22 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-21.94% -43.66%
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
2871 4652 4824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.89% 79.93% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2351 3667 3630
Median daily rate £475 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 50 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £62.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 86 (52.12%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (40.00%) Linux
3 59 (35.76%) Java
4 52 (31.52%) DevOps
5 46 (27.88%) Python
6 43 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (24.85%) Puppet
7 41 (24.85%) Configuration Management
8 40 (24.24%) TDD
8 40 (24.24%) Ruby
9 39 (23.64%) Web Services
10 30 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (17.58%) Finance
12 25 (15.15%) Jenkins
12 25 (15.15%) Ansible
12 25 (15.15%) Scrum
12 25 (15.15%) HTML
13 23 (13.94%) SQL
13 23 (13.94%) Opscode Chef
13 23 (13.94%) Security Cleared
13 23 (13.94%) REST
14 22 (13.33%) MongoDB
14 22 (13.33%) HTML5
14 22 (13.33%) JavaScript
15 21 (12.73%) CSS
15 21 (12.73%) CSS3
15 21 (12.73%) Git (software)
15 21 (12.73%) Docker
15 21 (12.73%) User Experience
16 20 (12.12%) Android

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 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.85%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.24%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.64%) Drupal
5 5 (3.03%) Apache
5 5 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (3.03%) nginx
6 3 (1.82%) CMS
6 3 (1.82%) JBoss
7 2 (1.21%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.21%) WordPress
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.61%) Confluence
8 1 (0.61%) GemFire
8 1 (0.61%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.61%) SAS
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) GIMP
2 1 (0.61%) HipChat
2 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.67%) GitHub
3 6 (3.64%) IaaS
3 6 (3.64%) PaaS
4 5 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.82%) SaaS
5 3 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.21%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.21%) Bluemix
6 2 (1.21%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.21%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.21%) Route 53
7 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.06%) HTTP
3 6 (3.64%) DNS
4 5 (3.03%) Firewall
4 5 (3.03%) SAN
4 5 (3.03%) VPN
5 4 (2.42%) ICMP
5 4 (2.42%) LAN
6 3 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.82%) Internet
6 3 (1.82%) LDAP
6 3 (1.82%) WAN
7 2 (1.21%) FTP
7 2 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.21%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.21%) SMTP
7 2 (1.21%) SSL
8 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.61%) SSH
8 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 20 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.70%) Big Data
4 15 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (8.48%) MySQL
6 13 (7.88%) SQLite
7 12 (7.27%) Hadoop
8 11 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.64%) Redis
10 5 (3.03%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.03%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (2.42%) HBase
11 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.21%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.21%) GIS
13 2 (1.21%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 21 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.24%) Artifactory
3 7 (4.24%) JIRA
3 7 (4.24%) Maven
4 5 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.03%) GitLab
4 5 (3.03%) GoCD
5 4 (2.42%) JUnit
5 4 (2.42%) Mockito
5 4 (2.42%) Selenium
5 4 (2.42%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.42%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.21%) Gradle
7 2 (1.21%) Hudson
7 2 (1.21%) Mocha
7 2 (1.21%) SonarQube
General
1 29 (17.58%) Finance
2 11 (6.67%) Banking
3 9 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.24%) Marketing
5 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.42%) Legal
7 3 (1.82%) Retail
8 2 (1.21%) Electronics
8 2 (1.21%) Front Office
8 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (37.58%) Developer
2 27 (16.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (10.30%) Senior Developer
4 16 (9.70%) Android Developer
5 15 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 13 (7.88%) Architect
7 11 (6.67%) Senior Android Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Analyst
9 8 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (3.64%) Digital Architect
11 6 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Programme Manager
11 6 (3.64%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.03%) Drupal Developer
12 5 (3.03%) PHP Developer
12 5 (3.03%) Technical Architect
13 4 (2.42%) HTML Developer
13 4 (2.42%) Senior Applications Developer
13 4 (2.42%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (23.64%) Web Services
2 25 (15.15%) HTML
3 23 (13.94%) REST
4 22 (13.33%) HTML5
5 21 (12.73%) CSS
5 21 (12.73%) CSS3
6 17 (10.30%) JSON
7 15 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 14 (8.48%) Node.js
9 11 (6.67%) XML
10 10 (6.06%) React
11 9 (5.45%) Play Framework
12 6 (3.64%) Ajax
12 6 (3.64%) Django
12 6 (3.64%) Ember.js
12 6 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (3.64%) Sensu
12 6 (3.64%) SOAP
12 6 (3.64%) Spring
13 5 (3.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) User Experience
2 16 (9.70%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.64%) Semantic Web
5 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.03%) STB
5 5 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.42%) Biometrics
6 4 (2.42%) CESG
7 3 (1.82%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.21%) Derivative
8 2 (1.21%) Fintech
8 2 (1.21%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.21%) Social Media
8 2 (1.21%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.61%) Animation
9 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 66 (40.00%) Linux
2 20 (12.12%) Android
3 17 (10.30%) Windows
4 13 (7.88%) Unix
5 7 (4.24%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.24%) Debian
5 7 (4.24%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.03%) CentOS
6 5 (3.03%) CoreOS
6 5 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.21%) Fedora
8 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.21%) SUSE
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (52.12%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (31.52%) DevOps
3 43 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (24.85%) Configuration Management
5 40 (24.24%) TDD
6 25 (15.15%) Scrum
7 17 (10.30%) Android Development
8 16 (9.70%) E-Commerce
9 13 (7.88%) Usability Testing
10 12 (7.27%) Kanban
10 12 (7.27%) OO
11 10 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (5.45%) Analytics
12 9 (5.45%) BDD
12 9 (5.45%) Coaching
12 9 (5.45%) High Availability
12 9 (5.45%) Low Latency
12 9 (5.45%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.45%) User Stories
13 7 (4.24%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.76%) Java
2 46 (27.88%) Python
3 40 (24.24%) Ruby
4 23 (13.94%) SQL
5 22 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.70%) Scala
7 15 (9.09%) Perl
7 15 (9.09%) PHP
8 14 (8.48%) Bash Shell
9 11 (6.67%) Go
10 5 (3.03%) C#
10 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.82%) C++
11 3 (1.82%) Erlang
11 3 (1.82%) R
12 2 (1.21%) C
12 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.21%) VB
13 1 (0.61%) Groovy
13 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (13.94%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.42%) Degree
4 3 (1.82%) RHCA
4 3 (1.82%) RHCE
5 2 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.21%) CISM
5 2 (1.21%) CISSP
5 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.27%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) SDET
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (12.73%) Docker
2 11 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.64%) NFS
3 6 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.03%) Ceph
4 5 (3.03%) etcd
4 5 (3.03%) flannel
4 5 (3.03%) GlusterFS
5 4 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.21%) KVM
7 2 (1.21%) Postfix
7 2 (1.21%) Snort
7 2 (1.21%) Squid
7 2 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.21%) vSphere
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.61%) vCloud
8 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (24.85%) Puppet
2 25 (15.15%) Ansible
3 23 (13.94%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 9 (5.45%) logstash
6 8 (4.85%) Nagios
6 8 (4.85%) Terraform
7 7 (4.24%) Packer
8 5 (3.03%) Graphite
8 5 (3.03%) HAProxy
8 5 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (3.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (3.03%) rkt
9 4 (2.42%) Kibana
10 3 (1.82%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.21%) Ambari
11 2 (1.21%) Cacti
11 2 (1.21%) Ganglia
11 2 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (1.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (12.12%) VMware
2 11 (6.67%) Splunk
3 10 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.45%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.85%) Google
6 6 (3.64%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.03%) Citrix
7 5 (3.03%) Facebook
7 5 (3.03%) Rackspace
7 5 (3.03%) Twitter
8 4 (2.42%) HP
9 3 (1.82%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.82%) Cisco
9 3 (1.82%) NetApp
9 3 (1.82%) Oracle
9 3 (1.82%) SAP
9 3 (1.82%) Talend
10 2 (1.21%) New Relic
10 2 (1.21%) Tableau
10 2 (1.21%) Vertica
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