The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 122 148 141
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 87 76 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 1.05% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.20% 2.75% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 50
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£413 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+215.55% -40.00%
Open Source
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2072 2762 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.63% 37.99% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1565 2082 1977
Average daily rate £466 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 66
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.75 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 Miscellaneous 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 October 2014.

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 October 2014, 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 95 (57.93%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (38.41%) Java
3 51 (31.10%) Linux
4 41 (25.00%) Scrum
5 38 (23.17%) TDD
6 34 (20.73%) MongoDB
7 32 (19.51%) BDD
7 32 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (19.51%) Ruby
7 32 (19.51%) JavaScript
7 32 (19.51%) HTML
8 31 (18.90%) OO
8 31 (18.90%) NoSQL
9 30 (18.29%) Puppet
10 28 (17.07%) MySQL
11 26 (15.85%) SQL
11 26 (15.85%) CSS
11 26 (15.85%) Python
11 26 (15.85%) DevOps
12 24 (14.63%) HTML5
13 23 (14.02%) Opscode Chef
13 23 (14.02%) Web Services
14 22 (13.41%) UNIX
14 22 (13.41%) Jenkins
15 21 (12.80%) Scala
16 20 (12.20%) Cucumber
17 19 (11.59%) Selenium
17 19 (11.59%) CSS3
18 18 (10.98%) Software Engineering
19 17 (10.37%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 13 (7.93%) Node.js
2 12 (7.32%) Apache
3 11 (6.71%) CMS
4 8 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.27%) JBoss
5 7 (4.27%) Drupal
6 6 (3.66%) nginx
7 5 (3.05%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.83%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.83%) Confluence
8 3 (1.83%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.83%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.22%) Mule
9 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) SPSS
2 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.61%) GIMP
2 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.61%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.66%) GitHub
2 3 (1.83%) IaaS
2 3 (1.83%) PaaS
3 2 (1.22%) Heroku
3 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.49%) HTTP
2 7 (4.27%) Internet
3 6 (3.66%) DNS
4 5 (3.05%) SSL
5 4 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.83%) Firewall
6 3 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.83%) AMQP
7 2 (1.22%) Network Security
7 2 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.22%) WAN
8 1 (0.61%) SMTP
8 1 (0.61%) DHCP
8 1 (0.61%) FTP
8 1 (0.61%) VPN
8 1 (0.61%) Broadband
8 1 (0.61%) LAN
8 1 (0.61%) VLAN
8 1 (0.61%) SAN
8 1 (0.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.73%) MongoDB
2 31 (18.90%) NoSQL
3 28 (17.07%) MySQL
4 17 (10.37%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (8.54%) Big Data
6 12 (7.32%) Hadoop
7 10 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.27%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
11 4 (2.44%) Redis
12 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.22%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.22%) Neo4j
13 2 (1.22%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.61%) HBase
14 1 (0.61%) OLAP
14 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.61%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 22 (13.41%) Jenkins
2 20 (12.20%) Cucumber
3 19 (11.59%) Selenium
4 17 (10.37%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.88%) JIRA
6 7 (4.27%) WATIR
6 7 (4.27%) Subversion
6 7 (4.27%) Maven
7 6 (3.66%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (3.66%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.66%) Sahi
7 6 (3.66%) WebDriver
8 5 (3.05%) JMeter
8 5 (3.05%) JBehave
9 4 (2.44%) Mockito
9 4 (2.44%) Grunt
10 3 (1.83%) Calabash
10 3 (1.83%) Robotium
10 3 (1.83%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.83%) Ant
General
1 15 (9.15%) Finance
1 15 (9.15%) Banking
2 10 (6.10%) Back Office
3 6 (3.66%) Front Office
3 6 (3.66%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.05%) Publishing
5 3 (1.83%) Marketing
6 2 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Local Government
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (33.54%) Developer
2 23 (14.02%) Analyst
3 20 (12.20%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (9.76%) Architect
6 9 (5.49%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.49%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.27%) Tester
9 6 (3.66%) Scala Developer
10 5 (3.05%) Test Leader
10 5 (3.05%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.44%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.44%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.44%) Security Analyst
11 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (2.44%) QA Analyst
11 4 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (1.83%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.51%) HTML
2 26 (15.85%) CSS
3 24 (14.63%) HTML5
4 23 (14.02%) Web Services
5 19 (11.59%) CSS3
6 17 (10.37%) .NET
7 15 (9.15%) XML
7 15 (9.15%) REST
8 14 (8.54%) SOAP
8 14 (8.54%) Spring
9 13 (7.93%) jQuery
10 12 (7.32%) RESTful
11 10 (6.10%) JSON
12 9 (5.49%) Hibernate
12 9 (5.49%) J2EE
13 8 (4.88%) Middleware
13 8 (4.88%) AngularJS
14 7 (4.27%) Sass
14 7 (4.27%) JMS
15 6 (3.66%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.88%) User Experience
3 7 (4.27%) GIS
4 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.05%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.05%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.83%) Physics
6 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.83%) Clustering
7 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.22%) Replication
7 2 (1.22%) Social Network
7 2 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.22%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.61%) Blog
8 1 (0.61%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 51 (31.10%) Linux
2 22 (13.41%) UNIX
3 16 (9.76%) Ubuntu
4 14 (8.54%) Debian
5 9 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.49%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.27%) Windows
7 6 (3.66%) CentOS
8 5 (3.05%) Android
9 2 (1.22%) Solaris
9 2 (1.22%) MVS
9 2 (1.22%) VME
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (57.93%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.00%) Scrum
3 38 (23.17%) TDD
4 32 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (19.51%) BDD
5 31 (18.90%) OO
6 26 (15.85%) DevOps
7 18 (10.98%) Software Engineering
8 16 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 13 (7.93%) E-Commerce
9 13 (7.93%) Configuration Management
10 12 (7.32%) SOA
11 11 (6.71%) User Stories
12 10 (6.10%) Kanban
12 10 (6.10%) Project Management
13 9 (5.49%) MVC
14 8 (4.88%) CRM
14 8 (4.88%) Automated Testing
14 8 (4.88%) Unit Testing
15 7 (4.27%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.41%) Java
2 32 (19.51%) JavaScript
2 32 (19.51%) Ruby
3 26 (15.85%) Python
3 26 (15.85%) SQL
4 21 (12.80%) Scala
5 15 (9.15%) PHP
5 15 (9.15%) Shell Script
6 13 (7.93%) C#
7 9 (5.49%) Perl
8 7 (4.27%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.66%) C++
9 6 (3.66%) C
10 5 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.44%) Clojure
12 3 (1.83%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.83%) VB
13 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.22%) Erlang
13 2 (1.22%) Golang
Qualifications
1 15 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.10%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.27%) Degree
4 3 (1.83%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.83%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.61%) PMP
5 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.61%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.71%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.22%) XenServer
3 2 (1.22%) KVM
4 1 (0.61%) Ceph
4 1 (0.61%) vSphere
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.61%) Squid
4 1 (0.61%) Xen
4 1 (0.61%) Postfix
4 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (18.29%) Puppet
2 23 (14.02%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (9.76%) Nagios
4 10 (6.10%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.22%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.22%) YUM
5 2 (1.22%) Ansible
6 1 (0.61%) logstash
6 1 (0.61%) Salt
6 1 (0.61%) Kibana
6 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.61%) Cacti
6 1 (0.61%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (7.93%) Oracle
2 12 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.66%) VMware
4 6 (3.66%) SaltStack
5 3 (1.83%) Rackspace
5 3 (1.83%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.22%) hybris
6 2 (1.22%) Teradata
6 2 (1.22%) Talend
6 2 (1.22%) Tableau
6 2 (1.22%) Sybase
6 2 (1.22%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.22%) Cisco
6 2 (1.22%) IBM
6 2 (1.22%) HP
6 2 (1.22%) EMC
6 2 (1.22%) Juniper
6 2 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix
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