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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 55 103 120
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +17
Contract jobs citing Open Source 139 114 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.07% 1.92% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.77% 2.39% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 97 59
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
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
2916 4778 4634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.34% 80.64% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 3783 3452
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 47 46
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

1 112 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (34.98%) Java
3 64 (31.53%) Linux
4 60 (29.56%) DevOps
5 55 (27.09%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (26.11%) Python
7 49 (24.14%) TDD
8 47 (23.15%) Finance
8 47 (23.15%) Web Services
9 46 (22.66%) Configuration Management
10 44 (21.67%) Puppet
11 43 (21.18%) Ruby
12 37 (18.23%) HTML
13 36 (17.73%) Jenkins
14 35 (17.24%) User Experience
15 34 (16.75%) Ansible
16 33 (16.26%) HTML5
16 33 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
17 32 (15.76%) JavaScript
18 31 (15.27%) CSS
18 31 (15.27%) CSS3
19 30 (14.78%) Docker
20 29 (14.29%) Scrum
21 28 (13.79%) NoSQL
22 27 (13.30%) Opscode Chef
23 26 (12.81%) REST
24 25 (12.32%) AngularJS
24 25 (12.32%) MongoDB
24 25 (12.32%) Security Cleared
24 25 (12.32%) Android

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 11 (5.42%) OpenStack
2 9 (4.43%) Apache
2 9 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.45%) Drupal
3 7 (3.45%) JBoss
3 7 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.46%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.46%) nginx
5 4 (1.97%) Confluence
6 3 (1.48%) CMS
6 3 (1.48%) SAS
7 2 (0.99%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.99%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.99%) WordPress
8 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.49%) GemFire
8 1 (0.49%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) SPSS
3 1 (0.49%) GIMP
3 1 (0.49%) HipChat
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.42%) GitHub
3 7 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.96%) IaaS
5 5 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.46%) Google Compute Engine
5 5 (2.46%) PaaS
6 4 (1.97%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.97%) SaaS
7 3 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.99%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.99%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.99%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.99%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.40%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.93%) HTTP
3 7 (3.45%) DNS
4 5 (2.46%) Firewall
4 5 (2.46%) SAN
4 5 (2.46%) VPN
5 4 (1.97%) ICMP
5 4 (1.97%) Internet
5 4 (1.97%) LAN
6 3 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.48%) LDAP
6 3 (1.48%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.48%) WAN
7 2 (0.99%) FTP
7 2 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.99%) SMTP
7 2 (0.99%) SSL
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.49%) Intranet
8 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 25 (12.32%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.37%) SQLite
4 15 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (6.90%) Big Data
5 14 (6.90%) Hadoop
5 14 (6.90%) MySQL
6 13 (6.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.45%) Redis
8 5 (2.46%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.97%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.97%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.48%) GIS
10 3 (1.48%) HBase
11 2 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (17.73%) Jenkins
2 23 (11.33%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.88%) Maven
4 13 (6.40%) Selenium
5 8 (3.94%) JIRA
6 7 (3.45%) Artifactory
7 6 (2.96%) Ant
7 6 (2.96%) GoCD
7 6 (2.96%) JUnit
8 5 (2.46%) GitLab
8 5 (2.46%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.46%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.46%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.97%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.97%) Subversion
10 3 (1.48%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.48%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.99%) Appium
11 2 (0.99%) Hudson
General
1 47 (23.15%) Finance
2 24 (11.82%) Banking
3 15 (7.39%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.40%) Marketing
5 8 (3.94%) Retail
6 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.97%) Front Office
7 4 (1.97%) Games
7 4 (1.97%) Legal
8 3 (1.48%) Electronics
8 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (40.39%) Developer
2 32 (15.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (13.30%) Senior Developer
4 22 (10.84%) Java Developer
5 20 (9.85%) Android Developer
6 15 (7.39%) Architect
6 15 (7.39%) Senior Android Developer
7 13 (6.40%) Analyst
7 13 (6.40%) Web Developer
8 10 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (4.43%) Applications Developer
9 9 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (4.43%) Web Applications Developer
10 8 (3.94%) Senior Applications Developer
10 8 (3.94%) Senior Web Applications Developer
10 8 (3.94%) Senior Web Developer
11 7 (3.45%) Consultant
11 7 (3.45%) Digital Architect
11 7 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (2.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.15%) Web Services
2 37 (18.23%) HTML
3 33 (16.26%) HTML5
4 31 (15.27%) CSS
4 31 (15.27%) CSS3
5 26 (12.81%) REST
6 25 (12.32%) AngularJS
7 16 (7.88%) JSON
7 16 (7.88%) React
8 15 (7.39%) Node.js
9 10 (4.93%) Ember.js
9 10 (4.93%) Play Framework
9 10 (4.93%) XML
10 9 (4.43%) Spring
11 8 (3.94%) Django
11 8 (3.94%) SOAP
12 7 (3.45%) .NET
13 6 (2.96%) Ajax
13 6 (2.96%) J2EE
13 6 (2.96%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.24%) User Experience
2 21 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.43%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.43%) Virtual Team
4 8 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.96%) Semantic Web
6 5 (2.46%) STB
7 4 (1.97%) Biometrics
7 4 (1.97%) CESG
8 3 (1.48%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.48%) Derivative
8 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.48%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.48%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.48%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.48%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.99%) Fintech
9 2 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (31.53%) Linux
2 25 (12.32%) Android
3 18 (8.87%) Windows
4 12 (5.91%) Unix
5 9 (4.43%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.94%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.96%) CentOS
7 6 (2.96%) Debian
8 5 (2.46%) CoreOS
9 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.97%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.99%) Fedora
10 2 (0.99%) SUSE
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (29.56%) DevOps
3 55 (27.09%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (24.14%) TDD
5 46 (22.66%) Configuration Management
6 29 (14.29%) Scrum
7 21 (10.34%) Android Development
8 20 (9.85%) E-Commerce
9 17 (8.37%) Usability Testing
10 16 (7.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (7.39%) Web Development
12 14 (6.90%) Kanban
13 12 (5.91%) OO
14 10 (4.93%) Analytics
14 10 (4.93%) BDD
15 9 (4.43%) Automation Testing
15 9 (4.43%) Coaching
15 9 (4.43%) High Availability
15 9 (4.43%) Mentoring
15 9 (4.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 71 (34.98%) Java
2 53 (26.11%) Python
3 43 (21.18%) Ruby
4 32 (15.76%) JavaScript
5 24 (11.82%) SQL
6 18 (8.87%) Scala
7 15 (7.39%) PHP
8 14 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.90%) Perl
9 13 (6.40%) Go
10 9 (4.43%) C#
11 7 (3.45%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.46%) R
13 4 (1.97%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (1.48%) C++
14 3 (1.48%) Erlang
15 2 (0.99%) C
15 2 (0.99%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (12.32%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.97%) CISSP
3 4 (1.97%) Degree
4 3 (1.48%) RHCA
4 3 (1.48%) RHCE
5 2 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.99%) CISM
5 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.49%) CEH
6 1 (0.49%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.91%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.99%) SDET
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.49%) MiFID
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (14.78%) Docker
2 9 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.96%) NFS
3 6 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.46%) Ceph
4 5 (2.46%) etcd
4 5 (2.46%) flannel
4 5 (2.46%) GlusterFS
5 4 (1.97%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.48%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.99%) Postfix
7 2 (0.99%) Snort
7 2 (0.99%) Squid
7 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.99%) vSphere
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.49%) KVM
8 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (21.67%) Puppet
2 34 (16.75%) Ansible
3 27 (13.30%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.93%) Kubernetes
4 10 (4.93%) Terraform
5 9 (4.43%) Nagios
6 8 (3.94%) logstash
7 7 (3.45%) Packer
8 5 (2.46%) Graphite
8 5 (2.46%) HAProxy
8 5 (2.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (2.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (2.46%) rkt
9 3 (1.48%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.48%) Kibana
10 2 (0.99%) Ambari
10 2 (0.99%) Cacti
10 2 (0.99%) OpenView
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (8.87%) VMware
2 12 (5.91%) Splunk
3 11 (5.42%) Google
3 11 (5.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.43%) Atlassian
4 9 (4.43%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.96%) Citrix
6 5 (2.46%) Facebook
6 5 (2.46%) Rackspace
6 5 (2.46%) Twitter
7 4 (1.97%) HP
7 4 (1.97%) SAP
8 3 (1.48%) AppSense
8 3 (1.48%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.48%) Cisco
8 3 (1.48%) NetApp
8 3 (1.48%) Talend
9 2 (0.99%) New Relic
9 2 (0.99%) Tableau
9 2 (0.99%) Vertica
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