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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 83 90 123
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +33
Contract jobs citing Open Source 87 67 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.75% 1.96% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.33% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 71
Median daily rate £538 £575 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +31.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £390 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
2757 2881 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.11% 84.39% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2183 2311 3625
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 49
Median hourly rate £26.25 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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.

1 117 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (31.13%) Java
3 60 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (27.83%) Python
4 59 (27.83%) TDD
4 59 (27.83%) Finance
5 58 (27.36%) HTML
6 54 (25.47%) CSS
7 52 (24.53%) DevOps
8 49 (23.11%) Web Services
9 48 (22.64%) JavaScript
10 47 (22.17%) Banking
11 46 (21.70%) Ruby
12 43 (20.28%) Linux
13 42 (19.81%) Configuration Management
14 40 (18.87%) Jenkins
14 40 (18.87%) HTML5
15 39 (18.40%) CSS3
16 38 (17.92%) User Experience
17 37 (17.45%) AngularJS
18 36 (16.98%) Ansible
18 36 (16.98%) NoSQL
19 33 (15.57%) High Availability
19 33 (15.57%) Web Development
20 32 (15.09%) Scrum
20 32 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
20 32 (15.09%) MongoDB
21 29 (13.68%) Big Data
22 28 (13.21%) Docker
22 28 (13.21%) React

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 21 (9.91%) Apache Spark
2 16 (7.55%) Apache
3 14 (6.60%) Confluence
4 7 (3.30%) Apache Pig
4 7 (3.30%) Drupal
4 7 (3.30%) OpenStack
4 7 (3.30%) SAS
5 5 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.36%) JBoss
6 4 (1.89%) CMS
7 3 (1.42%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.42%) Jupyter
7 3 (1.42%) WordPress
8 2 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.47%) nginx
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.89%) SPSS
2 3 (1.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.25%) IaaS
4 8 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.83%) Google Compute Engine
7 5 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.89%) PaaS
9 3 (1.42%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.94%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.94%) GitHub
10 2 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.94%) Office 365
10 2 (0.94%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.47%) Boomi
11 1 (0.47%) G Suite
11 1 (0.47%) Slack
11 1 (0.47%) Trello
11 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.08%) Internet
2 9 (4.25%) DNS
3 8 (3.77%) VPN
4 4 (1.89%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.42%) Firewall
5 3 (1.42%) Network Security
6 2 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.94%) LAN
6 2 (0.94%) LDAP
6 2 (0.94%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.94%) WAN
7 1 (0.47%) DHCP
7 1 (0.47%) HTTP
7 1 (0.47%) ICMP
7 1 (0.47%) Intranet
7 1 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.47%) SSL
7 1 (0.47%) Wireless
7 1 (0.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.98%) NoSQL
2 32 (15.09%) MongoDB
3 29 (13.68%) Big Data
4 27 (12.74%) Hadoop
5 23 (10.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (6.13%) MySQL
7 13 (6.13%) SQLite
8 9 (4.25%) Apache Hive
8 9 (4.25%) HBase
8 9 (4.25%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.30%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.83%) Data Lake
11 5 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.36%) Flink
12 4 (1.89%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.89%) SQL Server
12 4 (1.89%) Sqoop
13 3 (1.42%) Cloudera CDH
13 3 (1.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (18.87%) Jenkins
2 21 (9.91%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.02%) JIRA
3 17 (8.02%) Maven
4 14 (6.60%) Selenium
5 9 (4.25%) Ant
6 8 (3.77%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.77%) JUnit
7 6 (2.83%) FishEye
7 6 (2.83%) SoapUI
7 6 (2.83%) Subversion
8 5 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.36%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.89%) Gradle
9 4 (1.89%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.89%) NeoLoad
9 4 (1.89%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.89%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.42%) GoCD
10 3 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 59 (27.83%) Finance
2 47 (22.17%) Banking
3 15 (7.08%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.19%) Retail
5 10 (4.72%) Marketing
6 8 (3.77%) Front Office
7 3 (1.42%) Games
8 2 (0.94%) Billing
8 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (48.58%) Developer
2 33 (15.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (12.26%) Senior Developer
4 24 (11.32%) Java Developer
5 20 (9.43%) Web Developer
6 16 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (6.60%) Applications Developer
7 14 (6.60%) Web Applications Developer
8 13 (6.13%) Android Developer
8 13 (6.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (6.13%) Senior Android Developer
9 11 (5.19%) Consultant
10 9 (4.25%) Analyst
10 9 (4.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.25%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (4.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 9 (4.25%) Test Consultant
11 8 (3.77%) Data Engineer
11 8 (3.77%) Senior Web Applications Developer
11 8 (3.77%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (27.36%) HTML
2 54 (25.47%) CSS
3 49 (23.11%) Web Services
4 40 (18.87%) HTML5
5 39 (18.40%) CSS3
6 37 (17.45%) AngularJS
7 28 (13.21%) React
8 24 (11.32%) REST
9 20 (9.43%) RESTful
10 15 (7.08%) JSON
11 13 (6.13%) .NET
11 13 (6.13%) Ember.js
11 13 (6.13%) Kafka
11 13 (6.13%) Spring
12 12 (5.66%) Django
13 11 (5.19%) Ajax
13 11 (5.19%) Node.js
13 11 (5.19%) Play Framework
13 11 (5.19%) Ruby on Rails
14 8 (3.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.92%) User Experience
2 19 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 18 (8.49%) Virtual Team
4 14 (6.60%) Mobile App
5 13 (6.13%) Public Cloud
6 12 (5.66%) Management Information System
7 11 (5.19%) RIA
8 10 (4.72%) Semantic Web
9 9 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (4.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (3.77%) Visualisation
11 7 (3.30%) Mathematics
12 6 (2.83%) Algorithms
12 6 (2.83%) Statistics
13 5 (2.36%) Hedge funds
14 4 (1.89%) Credit Risk
14 4 (1.89%) N-Tier
15 3 (1.42%) Economics
15 3 (1.42%) Fixed Income
15 3 (1.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.28%) Linux
2 20 (9.43%) Windows
3 17 (8.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (7.55%) Android
5 8 (3.77%) Unix
6 7 (3.30%) CentOS
7 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (27.83%) TDD
4 52 (24.53%) DevOps
5 42 (19.81%) Configuration Management
6 33 (15.57%) High Availability
6 33 (15.57%) Web Development
7 32 (15.09%) Scrum
8 26 (12.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (10.38%) E-Commerce
10 20 (9.43%) Low Latency
11 19 (8.96%) Front End Development
12 16 (7.55%) Kanban
13 15 (7.08%) Android Development
14 14 (6.60%) Microservices
14 14 (6.60%) Usability Testing
15 13 (6.13%) Build Automation
15 13 (6.13%) Load Balancing
15 13 (6.13%) User Stories
16 12 (5.66%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 66 (31.13%) Java
2 59 (27.83%) Python
3 48 (22.64%) JavaScript
4 46 (21.70%) Ruby
5 23 (10.85%) Scala
6 21 (9.91%) SQL
7 14 (6.60%) PHP
8 13 (6.13%) Bash Shell
9 11 (5.19%) R
10 10 (4.72%) ES6
11 9 (4.25%) C#
11 9 (4.25%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.30%) Go
13 6 (2.83%) MATLAB
14 5 (2.36%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (2.36%) Perl
15 4 (1.89%) C++
16 2 (0.94%) Clojure
16 2 (0.94%) Groovy
16 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (8.96%) Degree
2 13 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.83%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.36%) ISEB
5 5 (2.36%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.89%) CISSP
7 3 (1.42%) PhD
8 2 (0.94%) CISM
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.47%) CEH
9 1 (0.47%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.55%) QA
2 7 (3.30%) SDET
3 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 28 (13.21%) Docker
2 4 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.42%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.42%) HDFS
4 2 (0.94%) Snort
5 1 (0.47%) Ceph
5 1 (0.47%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (16.98%) Ansible
2 32 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (10.38%) Puppet
4 10 (4.72%) Hadoop YARN
4 10 (4.72%) Terraform
5 5 (2.36%) Nagios
5 5 (2.36%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (1.89%) Grafana
6 4 (1.89%) Graphite
7 2 (0.94%) Ambari
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.94%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.47%) Cacti
8 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.47%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.47%) MOM
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.47%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (6.60%) Splunk
2 12 (5.66%) Atlassian
3 11 (5.19%) Oracle
4 10 (4.72%) Google
4 10 (4.72%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.25%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.30%) Rackspace
7 6 (2.83%) Hortonworks
7 6 (2.83%) IBM
7 6 (2.83%) New Relic
7 6 (2.83%) VMware
8 5 (2.36%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.36%) Citrix
9 4 (1.89%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.42%) Facebook
10 3 (1.42%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.42%) SAP
10 3 (1.42%) Tableau
10 3 (1.42%) Teradata
11 2 (0.94%) Sybase
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