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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 71 100 131
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +31
Contract jobs citing Open Source 111 89 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.25% 1.93% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 2.29% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 81 66
Median daily rate £495 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £370 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £65.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-73.84% -8.45%
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
2990 3883 4731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.45% 84.25% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3087 3561
Median daily rate £475 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 132 (56.17%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (31.06%) Java
3 69 (29.36%) Linux
4 67 (28.51%) Continuous Integration
4 67 (28.51%) DevOps
5 63 (26.81%) TDD
6 59 (25.11%) Python
7 57 (24.26%) HTML
8 56 (23.83%) Finance
9 55 (23.40%) Web Services
10 52 (22.13%) Configuration Management
10 52 (22.13%) Ruby
11 51 (21.70%) CSS
12 47 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 47 (20.00%) HTML5
12 47 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 45 (19.15%) CSS3
14 42 (17.87%) Puppet
15 41 (17.45%) Amazon AWS
15 41 (17.45%) Ansible
15 41 (17.45%) User Experience
16 36 (15.32%) Scrum
17 35 (14.89%) Banking
17 35 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
18 34 (14.47%) AngularJS
19 32 (13.62%) NoSQL
20 31 (13.19%) MongoDB
21 29 (12.34%) REST
21 29 (12.34%) Git (software)
22 27 (11.49%) Docker

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 13 (5.53%) Apache
2 11 (4.68%) Drupal
3 10 (4.26%) Confluence
3 10 (4.26%) OpenStack
4 9 (3.83%) Apache Spark
4 9 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.98%) JBoss
5 7 (2.98%) SAS
5 7 (2.98%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.70%) CMS
6 4 (1.70%) nginx
7 3 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.28%) WordPress
8 2 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.43%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.70%) SPSS
2 1 (0.43%) GIMP
2 1 (0.43%) HipChat
2 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.45%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (4.26%) GitHub
4 10 (4.26%) IaaS
5 9 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (2.55%) Google Compute Engine
8 5 (2.13%) Amazon S3
8 5 (2.13%) PaaS
9 4 (1.70%) SaaS
10 3 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.85%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.53%) DNS
2 12 (5.11%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.68%) VPN
4 9 (3.83%) Internet
5 8 (3.40%) HTTP
6 5 (2.13%) Firewall
6 5 (2.13%) LAN
7 4 (1.70%) ICMP
7 4 (1.70%) SAN
7 4 (1.70%) WAN
8 3 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.28%) LDAP
9 2 (0.85%) FTP
9 2 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.85%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.85%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.85%) SMTP
9 2 (0.85%) SSL
10 1 (0.43%) Intranet
10 1 (0.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.62%) NoSQL
2 31 (13.19%) MongoDB
3 20 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (7.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (7.23%) Hadoop
4 17 (7.23%) MySQL
5 16 (6.81%) Big Data
5 16 (6.81%) SQLite
6 7 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.98%) Redis
7 4 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.28%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.85%) GIS
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.85%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 47 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 29 (12.34%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.23%) Maven
4 15 (6.38%) JIRA
5 14 (5.96%) Selenium
6 8 (3.40%) Ant
6 8 (3.40%) Subversion
7 7 (2.98%) JUnit
8 6 (2.55%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.55%) GoCD
8 6 (2.55%) SonarQube
8 6 (2.55%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.55%) Vagrant
9 5 (2.13%) Artifactory
9 5 (2.13%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.70%) FishEye
10 4 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.70%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (1.28%) Appium
11 3 (1.28%) NeoLoad
General
1 56 (23.83%) Finance
2 35 (14.89%) Banking
3 16 (6.81%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.53%) Marketing
5 9 (3.83%) Retail
6 6 (2.55%) Front Office
7 5 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.70%) Games
9 3 (1.28%) Legal
10 2 (0.85%) Electronics
10 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Back Office
11 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 108 (45.96%) Developer
2 33 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (13.19%) Senior Developer
4 24 (10.21%) Java Developer
5 19 (8.09%) Android Developer
5 19 (8.09%) Web Developer
6 16 (6.81%) Senior Android Developer
7 14 (5.96%) Applications Developer
7 14 (5.96%) Web Applications Developer
8 13 (5.53%) Analyst
8 13 (5.53%) Architect
9 12 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (4.68%) Consultant
11 10 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (4.26%) Senior Applications Developer
11 10 (4.26%) Senior Web Applications Developer
11 10 (4.26%) Senior Web Developer
12 9 (3.83%) AWS Engineer
12 9 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (24.26%) HTML
2 55 (23.40%) Web Services
3 51 (21.70%) CSS
4 47 (20.00%) HTML5
5 45 (19.15%) CSS3
6 34 (14.47%) AngularJS
7 29 (12.34%) REST
8 21 (8.94%) JSON
8 21 (8.94%) React
9 14 (5.96%) Node.js
9 14 (5.96%) Play Framework
10 13 (5.53%) Ember.js
11 12 (5.11%) Django
11 12 (5.11%) RESTful
12 11 (4.68%) Ajax
13 10 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (3.83%) XML
15 8 (3.40%) .NET
15 8 (3.40%) Spring
16 7 (2.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.45%) User Experience
2 19 (8.09%) Mobile App
3 18 (7.66%) Virtual Team
4 16 (6.81%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (5.11%) Management Information System
7 11 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (4.26%) Semantic Web
9 7 (2.98%) Public Cloud
10 6 (2.55%) Visualisation
11 5 (2.13%) Hedge funds
11 5 (2.13%) Mathematics
11 5 (2.13%) STB
12 4 (1.70%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.70%) Biometrics
12 4 (1.70%) RIA
13 3 (1.28%) Credit Risk
13 3 (1.28%) Derivative
13 3 (1.28%) Economics
13 3 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 69 (29.36%) Linux
2 24 (10.21%) Android
3 16 (6.81%) Windows
4 11 (4.68%) Unix
5 10 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.83%) CentOS
7 8 (3.40%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.98%) Windows Server
9 6 (2.55%) Debian
10 4 (1.70%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.28%) CoreOS
11 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.85%) Fedora
12 2 (0.85%) SUSE
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (56.17%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (28.51%) Continuous Integration
2 67 (28.51%) DevOps
3 63 (26.81%) TDD
4 52 (22.13%) Configuration Management
5 36 (15.32%) Scrum
6 24 (10.21%) Web Development
7 23 (9.79%) E-Commerce
8 21 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (8.51%) Android Development
9 20 (8.51%) Kanban
10 19 (8.09%) High Availability
11 17 (7.23%) Usability Testing
12 16 (6.81%) Front End Development
13 15 (6.38%) Load Balancing
13 15 (6.38%) User Stories
14 13 (5.53%) BDD
14 13 (5.53%) Coaching
14 13 (5.53%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 73 (31.06%) Java
2 59 (25.11%) Python
3 52 (22.13%) Ruby
4 47 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 24 (10.21%) SQL
6 23 (9.79%) PHP
7 17 (7.23%) Scala
8 16 (6.81%) Bash Shell
9 12 (5.11%) Perl
10 10 (4.26%) Go
10 10 (4.26%) R
11 9 (3.83%) C#
11 9 (3.83%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.13%) C++
12 5 (2.13%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (2.13%) ES6
13 3 (1.28%) Erlang
13 3 (1.28%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.85%) C
14 2 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (9.79%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.96%) Degree
4 4 (1.70%) CISSP
4 4 (1.70%) ISEB
4 4 (1.70%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.28%) RHCA
5 3 (1.28%) RHCE
6 2 (0.85%) CISM
6 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.43%) CEH
7 1 (0.43%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.66%) QA
2 7 (2.98%) SDET
3 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.43%) MiFID
System Software
1 27 (11.49%) Docker
2 6 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.13%) NFS
4 4 (1.70%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.28%) Ceph
5 3 (1.28%) etcd
5 3 (1.28%) flannel
5 3 (1.28%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.85%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.85%) Postfix
6 2 (0.85%) Snort
6 2 (0.85%) Squid
7 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (17.87%) Puppet
2 41 (17.45%) Ansible
3 35 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (5.96%) Terraform
5 10 (4.26%) Nagios
6 8 (3.40%) Kubernetes
7 6 (2.55%) logstash
8 4 (1.70%) Graphite
8 4 (1.70%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (1.70%) Packer
9 3 (1.28%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.28%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.28%) Kibana
9 3 (1.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.28%) rkt
9 3 (1.28%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.85%) Cacti
10 2 (0.85%) OpenView
10 2 (0.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (7.66%) Splunk
2 14 (5.96%) Google
2 14 (5.96%) Red Hat
2 14 (5.96%) VMware
3 12 (5.11%) Atlassian
4 11 (4.68%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.26%) Rackspace
6 8 (3.40%) New Relic
7 6 (2.55%) Citrix
8 5 (2.13%) Facebook
8 5 (2.13%) HP
8 5 (2.13%) Twitter
9 4 (1.70%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.70%) Talend
10 3 (1.28%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.28%) IBM
10 3 (1.28%) NetApp
10 3 (1.28%) Oracle
10 3 (1.28%) SAP
11 2 (0.85%) Informatica
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