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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 105 133 141
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 113 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.91% 1.21% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.56% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 56 53
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£500 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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
4655 4538 5566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.79% 77.56% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3686 3372 4145
Average daily rate £474 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 97
Average hourly rate £21.40 £22.69 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 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 July 2015.

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 July 2015, 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.

1 129 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (39.81%) Linux
3 81 (38.39%) Java
4 66 (31.28%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (30.33%) TDD
6 58 (27.49%) DevOps
7 51 (24.17%) Web Services
8 44 (20.85%) Finance
9 40 (18.96%) MySQL
10 39 (18.48%) Python
10 39 (18.48%) Scrum
10 39 (18.48%) Relational Database
11 38 (18.01%) Puppet
11 38 (18.01%) Oracle
12 36 (17.06%) Configuration Management
12 36 (17.06%) Big Data
13 34 (16.11%) MongoDB
13 34 (16.11%) Git (software)
14 32 (15.17%) NoSQL
15 31 (14.69%) Subversion
16 30 (14.22%) HTTP
17 29 (13.74%) UNIX
17 29 (13.74%) Ruby
18 28 (13.27%) PostgreSQL
18 28 (13.27%) SQL
18 28 (13.27%) Jenkins
19 27 (12.80%) SQL Server
19 27 (12.80%) JavaScript
20 26 (12.32%) Software Engineering
21 25 (11.85%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 18 (8.53%) Apache
2 11 (5.21%) JBoss
3 9 (4.27%) Confluence
4 7 (3.32%) CMS
5 6 (2.84%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.84%) Drupal
5 6 (2.84%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.37%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.42%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.95%) Node.js
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.47%) Mule
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.74%) PaaS
4 5 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.37%) GitHub
5 4 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.90%) SaaS
6 2 (0.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.47%) Heroku
7 1 (0.47%) Route 53
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.22%) HTTP
2 17 (8.06%) TCP/IP
3 16 (7.58%) SSL
4 10 (4.74%) DNS
5 8 (3.79%) DHCP
5 8 (3.79%) AMQP
6 7 (3.32%) Internet
7 5 (2.37%) LDAP
8 4 (1.90%) Converged Networks
8 4 (1.90%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.42%) MVNO
10 2 (0.95%) Wireless
10 2 (0.95%) IPsec
10 2 (0.95%) FTP
11 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.47%) Firewall
11 1 (0.47%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.96%) MySQL
2 39 (18.48%) Relational Database
3 36 (17.06%) Big Data
4 34 (16.11%) MongoDB
5 32 (15.17%) NoSQL
6 28 (13.27%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (12.80%) SQL Server
8 19 (9.00%) Hadoop
9 15 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (6.16%) DB2
11 10 (4.74%) SQLite
12 9 (4.27%) RDBMS
13 8 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (3.32%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.90%) QlikView
15 4 (1.90%) HBase
16 3 (1.42%) Apache Hive
17 2 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
17 2 (0.95%) IBM InfoSphere
18 1 (0.47%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 34 (16.11%) Git (software)
2 31 (14.69%) Subversion
3 28 (13.27%) Jenkins
4 23 (10.90%) Mercurial
5 20 (9.48%) Cucumber
6 19 (9.00%) Selenium
7 17 (8.06%) JIRA
8 14 (6.64%) WebDriver
8 14 (6.64%) SpecFlow
9 11 (5.21%) JUnit
10 10 (4.74%) WATIR
10 10 (4.74%) Jasmine
10 10 (4.74%) Capybara
10 10 (4.74%) Karma Test Runner
11 8 (3.79%) Eclipse
12 7 (3.32%) Maven
12 7 (3.32%) Redmine
12 7 (3.32%) FogBugz
12 7 (3.32%) Trac
13 6 (2.84%) Ant
General
1 44 (20.85%) Finance
2 10 (4.74%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.79%) Banking
4 6 (2.84%) Billing
5 5 (2.37%) Legal
6 3 (1.42%) Publishing
6 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Retail
7 2 (0.95%) Marketing
7 2 (0.95%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (37.44%) Developer
2 30 (14.22%) Java Developer
3 26 (12.32%) Architect
4 21 (9.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (5.21%) Analyst
6 10 (4.74%) Technical Architect
6 10 (4.74%) Android Developer
7 8 (3.79%) Business Analyst
7 8 (3.79%) PHP Developer
8 7 (3.32%) Administrator
8 7 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (3.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 6 (2.84%) Drupal Developer
9 6 (2.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (2.84%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.37%) Chief Architect
10 5 (2.37%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (2.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (1.90%) Digital Architect
11 4 (1.90%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (24.17%) Web Services
2 23 (10.90%) RESTful
3 22 (10.43%) Spring
4 21 (9.95%) Hibernate
5 20 (9.48%) XML
5 20 (9.48%) HTML
5 20 (9.48%) .NET
5 20 (9.48%) J2EE
6 19 (9.00%) JSON
7 18 (8.53%) CSS
8 14 (6.64%) Ajax
9 13 (6.16%) SOAP
9 13 (6.16%) XSD
9 13 (6.16%) REST
10 12 (5.69%) XSL
11 11 (5.21%) HTML5
12 9 (4.27%) CSS3
12 9 (4.27%) JMS
13 8 (3.79%) Symfony
13 8 (3.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (11.85%) Mobile App
2 16 (7.58%) User Experience
3 8 (3.79%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.79%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.84%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.42%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.42%) W3C
6 2 (0.95%) IPTV
6 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.95%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.47%) Statistics
7 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.47%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (0.47%) Physics
7 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 84 (39.81%) Linux
2 29 (13.74%) UNIX
3 21 (9.95%) Windows
4 15 (7.11%) Apple iOS
5 13 (6.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (5.69%) Android
7 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (0.95%) CentOS
8 2 (0.95%) VMS
8 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (31.28%) Continuous Integration
3 64 (30.33%) TDD
4 58 (27.49%) DevOps
5 39 (18.48%) Scrum
6 36 (17.06%) Configuration Management
7 26 (12.32%) Software Engineering
8 24 (11.37%) BDD
9 22 (10.43%) Test Automation
10 21 (9.95%) Web Development
10 21 (9.95%) OO
11 18 (8.53%) Project Management
11 18 (8.53%) MVC
12 16 (7.58%) SDLC
13 15 (7.11%) Automated Testing
14 14 (6.64%) iOS Development
14 14 (6.64%) Kanban
14 14 (6.64%) Test Strategy
14 14 (6.64%) Mobile Application Development
15 13 (6.16%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 81 (38.39%) Java
2 39 (18.48%) Python
3 29 (13.74%) Ruby
4 28 (13.27%) SQL
5 27 (12.80%) JavaScript
6 20 (9.48%) C#
6 20 (9.48%) Scala
7 19 (9.00%) PHP
8 13 (6.16%) Perl
9 10 (4.74%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.27%) Groovy
10 9 (4.27%) Go
11 7 (3.32%) PHP5
11 7 (3.32%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.84%) C
13 5 (2.37%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.90%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.90%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.95%) Clojure
15 2 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (11.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.64%) Degree
3 10 (4.74%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) ISEB
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.95%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.27%) Docker
2 5 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.95%) Firmware
3 2 (0.95%) Samba
3 2 (0.95%) HDFS
3 2 (0.95%) GPFS
3 2 (0.95%) Ceph
3 2 (0.95%) Gluster
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (18.01%) Puppet
2 23 (10.90%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (7.58%) Vagrant
4 15 (7.11%) Ansible
5 13 (6.16%) Salt
6 2 (0.95%) Mesos
6 2 (0.95%) WSUS
6 2 (0.95%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.47%) Oozie
7 1 (0.47%) nmon
7 1 (0.47%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (18.01%) Oracle
2 15 (7.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.69%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.74%) Atlassian
5 9 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.79%) VMware
7 7 (3.32%) Splunk
8 6 (2.84%) Tableau
8 6 (2.84%) IBM
9 4 (1.90%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.42%) Apple
10 3 (1.42%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.42%) hybris
11 2 (0.95%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.95%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.95%) BT
11 2 (0.95%) ATG
11 2 (0.95%) Zend
11 2 (0.95%) Symantec
12 1 (0.47%) Remedy
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Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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