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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
London / City of London
Rank 72 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +14
Contract jobs citing Open Source 75 45 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.57% 1.41% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.64% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 39 55
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £386 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £640 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
2460 2748 4254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.39% 86.14% 82.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1942 2178 3326
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 £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £27.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 88 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (29.65%) Java
2 51 (29.65%) DevOps
3 50 (29.07%) Linux
3 50 (29.07%) Python
3 50 (29.07%) TDD
4 42 (24.42%) Finance
4 42 (24.42%) Web Services
4 42 (24.42%) JavaScript
4 42 (24.42%) HTML
5 39 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (22.09%) CSS
7 37 (21.51%) High Availability
8 34 (19.77%) Jenkins
9 32 (18.60%) Ruby
10 31 (18.02%) Big Data
11 29 (16.86%) Scrum
11 29 (16.86%) Banking
11 29 (16.86%) Configuration Management
12 28 (16.28%) MongoDB
13 26 (15.12%) NoSQL
13 26 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
13 26 (15.12%) AngularJS
14 25 (14.53%) Ansible
15 23 (13.37%) Opscode Chef
15 23 (13.37%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (13.37%) Web Development
16 22 (12.79%) REST
16 22 (12.79%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (12.79%) Puppet

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 15 (8.72%) Apache Spark
2 11 (6.40%) Confluence
3 10 (5.81%) Apache
4 8 (4.65%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.49%) Apache Pig
5 6 (3.49%) CMS
6 5 (2.91%) JBoss
7 3 (1.74%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.74%) Drupal
7 3 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.74%) Jupyter
7 3 (1.74%) nginx
8 2 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.16%) WordPress
9 1 (0.58%) IIS
9 1 (0.58%) SAS
9 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Magento
1 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.58%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.81%) IaaS
4 7 (4.07%) PaaS
5 6 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.91%) Slack
7 3 (1.74%) Office 365
7 3 (1.74%) SaaS
7 3 (1.74%) Trello
8 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.16%) Datadog
8 2 (1.16%) GitHub
8 2 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.16%) Yammer
9 1 (0.58%) Akamai
9 1 (0.58%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.58%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.21%) Internet
2 7 (4.07%) DNS
3 6 (3.49%) Firewall
3 6 (3.49%) VPN
4 5 (2.91%) LDAP
5 4 (2.33%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.33%) LAN
6 3 (1.74%) Network Security
6 3 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.16%) HTTP
7 2 (1.16%) SSL
7 2 (1.16%) WAN
8 1 (0.58%) AMQP
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.58%) DHCP
8 1 (0.58%) Intranet
8 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.58%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.58%) Wireless
8 1 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.02%) Big Data
2 28 (16.28%) MongoDB
3 26 (15.12%) NoSQL
4 23 (13.37%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (12.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (11.63%) Hadoop
7 17 (9.88%) MySQL
8 10 (5.81%) Relational Database
9 8 (4.65%) Apache Hive
9 8 (4.65%) HBase
10 7 (4.07%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.49%) Data Lake
11 6 (3.49%) Redis
11 6 (3.49%) SQL Server
11 6 (3.49%) SQLite
12 5 (2.91%) Flink
13 4 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (2.33%) Neo4j
14 3 (1.74%) Cloudera CDH
14 3 (1.74%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 34 (19.77%) Jenkins
2 21 (12.21%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.72%) JIRA
4 12 (6.98%) Cucumber
5 9 (5.23%) JUnit
6 8 (4.65%) Selenium
7 6 (3.49%) Ant
7 6 (3.49%) Maven
8 5 (2.91%) Gradle
8 5 (2.91%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.91%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.33%) Subversion
10 3 (1.74%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.74%) Grunt
10 3 (1.74%) gulp
10 3 (1.74%) Hudson
10 3 (1.74%) jMock
10 3 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.74%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (24.42%) Finance
2 29 (16.86%) Banking
3 4 (2.33%) Advertising
3 4 (2.33%) Front Office
3 4 (2.33%) Retail
4 3 (1.74%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.74%) Marketing
5 2 (1.16%) Billing
5 2 (1.16%) Electronics
5 2 (1.16%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (44.19%) Developer
2 28 (16.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (12.79%) Java Developer
4 16 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (6.40%) Architect
7 10 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (5.23%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (5.23%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.65%) Consultant
9 8 (4.65%) Node.js Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Android Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Big Data Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 6 (3.49%) Senior Android Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.42%) HTML
1 42 (24.42%) Web Services
2 38 (22.09%) CSS
3 26 (15.12%) AngularJS
4 22 (12.79%) REST
5 21 (12.21%) React
5 21 (12.21%) RESTful
6 20 (11.63%) Node.js
7 18 (10.47%) HTML5
7 18 (10.47%) Spring
8 16 (9.30%) CSS3
9 12 (6.98%) JSON
10 10 (5.81%) .NET
10 10 (5.81%) Kafka
11 9 (5.23%) Ajax
12 8 (4.65%) J2EE
12 8 (4.65%) SOAP
13 6 (3.49%) Django
13 6 (3.49%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (3.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.47%) User Experience
2 15 (8.72%) RIA
3 11 (6.40%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.81%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.07%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.91%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.91%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.91%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.33%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.33%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.74%) Statistics
10 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.07%) Linux
2 21 (12.21%) Unix
3 19 (11.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (9.88%) Windows
5 8 (4.65%) Android
6 4 (2.33%) CentOS
7 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.58%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.58%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (29.65%) DevOps
3 50 (29.07%) TDD
4 39 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (21.51%) High Availability
6 29 (16.86%) Configuration Management
6 29 (16.86%) Scrum
7 23 (13.37%) Web Development
8 19 (11.05%) Low Latency
9 16 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (9.30%) Front End Development
9 16 (9.30%) Microservices
10 14 (8.14%) BDD
10 14 (8.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 14 (8.14%) Kanban
10 14 (8.14%) Unit Testing
11 13 (7.56%) Mentoring
11 13 (7.56%) OO
11 13 (7.56%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (29.65%) Java
2 50 (29.07%) Python
3 42 (24.42%) JavaScript
4 32 (18.60%) Ruby
5 17 (9.88%) SQL
6 16 (9.30%) Scala
7 10 (5.81%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.81%) ES6
7 10 (5.81%) PHP
8 7 (4.07%) Go
9 6 (3.49%) R
10 5 (2.91%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.33%) Perl
12 3 (1.74%) C#
12 3 (1.74%) C++
12 3 (1.74%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.16%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.58%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (9.30%) Degree
2 14 (8.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.91%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.33%) RHCA
5 4 (2.33%) RHCE
6 3 (1.74%) ISEB
6 3 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.74%) PhD
7 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.16%) OCPJP
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CEH
8 1 (0.58%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.58%) CISMP
8 1 (0.58%) CISSP
8 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) QA
2 4 (2.33%) SDET
3 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (9.30%) Docker
2 7 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.33%) HDFS
4 2 (1.16%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.16%) XenServer
5 1 (0.58%) Ceph
5 1 (0.58%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.58%) vCloud
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
5 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (14.53%) Ansible
2 23 (13.37%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (12.79%) Puppet
4 10 (5.81%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (5.23%) Terraform
6 4 (2.33%) Grafana
6 4 (2.33%) Nagios
7 3 (1.74%) Graphite
7 3 (1.74%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (1.74%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (1.16%) Ambari
8 2 (1.16%) Marathon
8 2 (1.16%) Mesos
8 2 (1.16%) Salt
8 2 (1.16%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.58%) Cacti
9 1 (0.58%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.58%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.58%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (8.72%) Red Hat
2 13 (7.56%) Oracle
3 8 (4.65%) Splunk
4 7 (4.07%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.49%) Hortonworks
5 6 (3.49%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.91%) IBM
6 5 (2.91%) New Relic
6 5 (2.91%) Rackspace
6 5 (2.91%) VMware
7 4 (2.33%) Citrix
7 4 (2.33%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.74%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.74%) Google
8 3 (1.74%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.74%) SAP
8 3 (1.74%) Tableau
9 2 (1.16%) Facebook
9 2 (1.16%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.16%) Teradata
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