The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 77 142 128
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -14
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1432 868 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.87% 1.68% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.10% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 626 564
Median daily rate £475 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £46.25 £45.00 £93.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -51.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £40.00 £28.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £74.00 £158.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
Open Source
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41425 41266 37858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.97% 79.99% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27604 27296 23970
Median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1073 1088
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.31 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the England region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in England

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in England

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the England region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in England

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +48 740 £500 +5.26% 209
South East +77 185 £450 +16.12% 55
Yorkshire +53 127 £475 +35.71% 23
North West +27 108 £480 +20.00% 22
West Midlands +31 99 £480 +18.51% 15
East of England +30 63 £350 -12.50% 16
North East -55 48 £498 +17.05% 2
South West -17 43 £438 -5.40% 24
East Midlands +2 17 £375 -25.00% 10
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 1720 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1201 (44.25%) Java
3 943 (34.75%) Linux
4 708 (26.09%) DevOps
5 632 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
6 585 (21.55%) TDD
7 582 (21.44%) Git (software)
8 577 (21.26%) Python
9 572 (21.08%) HTML
10 571 (21.04%) Scrum
11 561 (20.67%) Puppet
12 539 (19.86%) JavaScript
13 513 (18.90%) Jenkins
14 501 (18.46%) REST
15 475 (17.50%) CSS
16 449 (16.54%) Configuration Management
17 434 (15.99%) Ruby
18 426 (15.70%) Spring
18 426 (15.70%) Web Services
19 416 (15.33%) MongoDB
20 406 (14.96%) JSON
21 402 (14.81%) HTML5
22 400 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
23 399 (14.70%) Scala
24 387 (14.26%) SQL
25 384 (14.15%) Finance
26 357 (13.15%) Security Cleared
27 329 (12.12%) OO
27 329 (12.12%) Docker
28 316 (11.64%) Oracle

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 223 (8.22%) Apache
2 173 (6.37%) Confluence
3 126 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 112 (4.13%) OpenStack
5 102 (3.76%) JBoss
6 80 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
7 75 (2.76%) nginx
8 72 (2.65%) Apache Spark
9 63 (2.32%) SAS
10 62 (2.28%) WebLogic
11 46 (1.69%) CMS
12 42 (1.55%) Mule
13 35 (1.29%) Apache ServiceMix
14 33 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
14 33 (1.22%) WordPress
15 32 (1.18%) Drupal
16 30 (1.11%) Apache Solr
17 28 (1.03%) WebSphere
18 27 (0.99%) SharePoint
19 24 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 54 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.81%) MS Office
3 15 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.26%) SPSS
5 6 (0.22%) HipChat
6 4 (0.15%) GIMP
6 4 (0.15%) MS Project
6 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.15%) Weka
7 2 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.074%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.074%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.037%) InVision
Business Applications
1 22 (0.81%) Magento
2 20 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.11%) Beauchamp
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.074%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.074%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.074%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.074%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.037%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.037%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 400 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
2 184 (6.78%) GitHub
3 166 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 123 (4.53%) PaaS
5 111 (4.09%) IaaS
6 96 (3.54%) SaaS
7 47 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
7 47 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
8 40 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 34 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 29 (1.07%) Google App Engine
11 19 (0.70%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.66%) Google Analytics
13 11 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.29%) Office 365
15 7 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (0.26%) CloudFront
15 7 (0.26%) Google Play
16 6 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 311 (11.46%) HTTP
2 146 (5.38%) TCP/IP
3 118 (4.35%) DNS
4 86 (3.17%) SSL
5 69 (2.54%) Firewall
6 60 (2.21%) Internet
7 52 (1.92%) VPN
8 38 (1.40%) DHCP
8 38 (1.40%) SAN
9 33 (1.22%) WAN
10 29 (1.07%) LAN
11 27 (0.99%) Network Security
11 27 (0.99%) VLAN
12 22 (0.81%) LDAP
13 19 (0.70%) FTP
13 19 (0.70%) IPsec
14 18 (0.66%) SSH
15 17 (0.63%) Intranet
16 16 (0.59%) SMTP
17 15 (0.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (15.33%) MongoDB
2 307 (11.31%) NoSQL
3 291 (10.72%) MySQL
4 253 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
5 215 (7.92%) Big Data
6 185 (6.82%) Hadoop
7 182 (6.71%) Relational Database
8 129 (4.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 93 (3.43%) SQL Server
10 83 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
11 74 (2.73%) HBase
12 72 (2.65%) Apache Hive
13 46 (1.69%) Redis
14 44 (1.62%) Pentaho
15 43 (1.58%) RDBMS
16 40 (1.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 38 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
18 37 (1.36%) Oracle Database
19 34 (1.25%) Neo4j
20 28 (1.03%) GIS
Development Applications
1 582 (21.44%) Git (software)
2 513 (18.90%) Jenkins
3 252 (9.29%) JIRA
4 208 (7.66%) JUnit
5 189 (6.96%) Subversion
6 188 (6.93%) Maven
7 184 (6.78%) Selenium
8 139 (5.12%) Cucumber
9 63 (2.32%) Gradle
10 62 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 61 (2.25%) WebDriver
12 55 (2.03%) Eclipse
13 50 (1.84%) Mockito
14 45 (1.66%) Mercurial
15 44 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
16 43 (1.58%) GitLab
16 43 (1.58%) TeamCity
17 40 (1.47%) Hudson
18 39 (1.44%) Ant
19 38 (1.40%) Artifactory
General
1 384 (14.15%) Finance
2 143 (5.27%) Banking
3 67 (2.47%) Retail
4 60 (2.21%) Marketing
5 53 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 38 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 35 (1.29%) Legal
7 35 (1.29%) Publishing
8 34 (1.25%) Law
9 30 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 25 (0.92%) Front Office
11 24 (0.88%) Games
12 13 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.44%) Electronics
14 11 (0.41%) Back Office
15 10 (0.37%) Advertising
16 5 (0.18%) Local Government
16 5 (0.18%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.11%) Billing
17 3 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 1016 (37.44%) Developer
2 421 (15.51%) Architect
3 415 (15.29%) Java Developer
4 300 (11.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 196 (7.22%) Senior Developer
6 182 (6.71%) Scala Developer
7 157 (5.78%) Analyst
8 129 (4.75%) Technical Architect
9 125 (4.61%) Linux Engineer
10 119 (4.38%) Agile Developer
11 114 (4.20%) Java Scala Developer
12 112 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
13 92 (3.39%) Business Analyst
14 89 (3.28%) Consultant
14 89 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 87 (3.21%) Administrator
16 85 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
17 82 (3.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 81 (2.98%) Digital Architect
19 79 (2.91%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 572 (21.08%) HTML
2 501 (18.46%) REST
3 475 (17.50%) CSS
4 426 (15.70%) Spring
4 426 (15.70%) Web Services
5 406 (14.96%) JSON
6 402 (14.81%) HTML5
7 306 (11.27%) CSS3
8 297 (10.94%) AngularJS
9 286 (10.54%) RESTful
10 240 (8.84%) XML
11 230 (8.47%) Node.js
12 218 (8.03%) Play Framework
13 185 (6.82%) .NET
14 166 (6.12%) SOAP
15 160 (5.90%) Hibernate
16 159 (5.86%) Ajax
17 150 (5.53%) J2EE
18 141 (5.20%) Ruby on Rails
19 135 (4.97%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 200 (7.37%) User Experience
2 163 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (3.68%) Mobile App
4 91 (3.35%) Visualisation
5 77 (2.84%) Algorithms
6 69 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 66 (2.43%) Computer Science
8 61 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 44 (1.62%) Data Centre
10 42 (1.55%) Data Integration
11 39 (1.44%) Virtual Team
12 38 (1.40%) Public Cloud
13 36 (1.33%) Social Media
14 31 (1.14%) Blog
15 26 (0.96%) Private Cloud
16 25 (0.92%) Data Structures
17 22 (0.81%) Statistics
18 20 (0.74%) CESG
18 20 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 19 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 943 (34.75%) Linux
2 278 (10.24%) Unix
3 240 (8.84%) Windows
4 92 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (2.98%) CentOS
6 79 (2.91%) Android
7 59 (2.17%) Windows Server
8 58 (2.14%) Ubuntu
9 56 (2.06%) Apple iOS
10 33 (1.22%) Solaris
11 32 (1.18%) Mac OS X
12 30 (1.11%) CoreOS
13 28 (1.03%) AIX
13 28 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (0.74%) Fedora
15 15 (0.55%) Debian
15 15 (0.55%) VMS
16 13 (0.48%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1720 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 708 (26.09%) DevOps
3 632 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
4 585 (21.55%) TDD
5 571 (21.04%) Scrum
6 449 (16.54%) Configuration Management
7 329 (12.12%) OO
8 291 (10.72%) Microservices
9 230 (8.47%) BDD
10 225 (8.29%) SOA
11 204 (7.52%) Automated Testing
12 202 (7.44%) Software Engineering
13 199 (7.33%) Web Development
14 198 (7.30%) Mentoring
15 194 (7.15%) High Availability
16 186 (6.85%) Continuous Delivery
17 185 (6.82%) Pair Programming
18 173 (6.37%) E-Commerce
19 158 (5.82%) MVC
20 155 (5.71%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1201 (44.25%) Java
2 577 (21.26%) Python
3 539 (19.86%) JavaScript
4 434 (15.99%) Ruby
5 399 (14.70%) Scala
6 387 (14.26%) SQL
7 208 (7.66%) C#
8 182 (6.71%) PHP
9 155 (5.71%) Bash Shell
10 138 (5.08%) Perl
11 118 (4.35%) C++
12 104 (3.83%) Shell Script
13 100 (3.68%) Groovy
14 99 (3.65%) PowerShell
15 93 (3.43%) C
16 79 (2.91%) Go
17 54 (1.99%) Clojure
18 42 (1.55%) R
19 35 (1.29%) PL/SQL
20 30 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 357 (13.15%) Security Cleared
2 244 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 128 (4.72%) Degree
4 73 (2.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 51 (1.88%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.03%) ISEB
7 24 (0.88%) CISSP
8 16 (0.59%) IBM AIX Certification
9 15 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.52%) BC Cleared
10 14 (0.52%) RHCA
10 14 (0.52%) RHCE
11 13 (0.48%) CEH
12 11 (0.41%) CCNA
12 11 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.37%) CREST Certified
14 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (0.22%) CCNP
16 6 (0.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (7.52%) QA
2 72 (2.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.63%) SDET
5 11 (0.41%) SLA
6 6 (0.22%) WAI
7 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.11%) COBIT
8 3 (0.11%) GxP
8 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.074%) MiFID
9 2 (0.074%) WCAG
10 1 (0.037%) BS25999
10 1 (0.037%) JSP 440
System Software
1 329 (12.12%) Docker
2 129 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 58 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 46 (1.69%) Active Directory
6 38 (1.40%) KVM
7 33 (1.22%) etcd
8 31 (1.14%) flannel
9 29 (1.07%) vSphere
10 28 (1.03%) iptables
11 27 (0.99%) Ceph
12 26 (0.96%) NFS
13 23 (0.85%) GlusterFS
14 21 (0.77%) vCloud
15 19 (0.70%) HDFS
15 19 (0.70%) Sendmail
16 16 (0.59%) GPFS
17 15 (0.55%) VMware ESX
18 14 (0.52%) Snort
18 14 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 561 (20.67%) Puppet
2 296 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
3 246 (9.06%) Ansible
4 80 (2.95%) Nagios
5 66 (2.43%) logstash
6 57 (2.10%) Kubernetes
7 56 (2.06%) Terraform
8 40 (1.47%) Graphite
8 40 (1.47%) HAProxy
8 40 (1.47%) Kibana
9 35 (1.29%) Salt
10 30 (1.11%) Packer
11 29 (1.07%) rkt
12 25 (0.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 25 (0.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 24 (0.88%) Consul
14 20 (0.74%) Cobbler
15 18 (0.66%) Zenoss
16 16 (0.59%) Cacti
16 16 (0.59%) Grafana
Vendors
1 316 (11.64%) Oracle
2 215 (7.92%) Google
3 209 (7.70%) Microsoft
4 204 (7.52%) VMware
5 179 (6.60%) Red Hat
6 80 (2.95%) IBM
7 71 (2.62%) HP
8 67 (2.47%) Atlassian
9 64 (2.36%) Splunk
10 54 (1.99%) MuleSoft
11 51 (1.88%) Cisco
12 46 (1.69%) EMC
13 45 (1.66%) Adobe
14 42 (1.55%) CA
14 42 (1.55%) Informatica
15 41 (1.51%) Tableau
16 34 (1.25%) Rackspace
17 33 (1.22%) WSO2
18 30 (1.11%) webMethods
19 27 (0.99%) Zend
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Zebra People
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: From £375 to £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Coded People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Energy Resourcing
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago