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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
UK / England
Rank 81 103 124
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +21
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1160 999 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.80% 2.19% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.67% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 704 551
Median daily rate £480 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £46.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +11.37%

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
34196 37462 36478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.46% 82.05% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 24555 24009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 1090 988
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Open Source Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +11 582 £525 +5.00% 174
North East +10 124 £359 -24.47% 3
South East -3 110 £432 +7.91% 47
Yorkshire +11 85 £500 +25.00% 31
North West +33 72 £430 +1.17% 21
West Midlands +35 70 £450 -18.18% 13
East of England +1 52 £430 -18.09% 23
South West +5 44 £410 +8.60% 34
East Midlands +16 17 £550 -4.34% 6
Midlands - 5 £600 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 England region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 1461 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1088 (41.96%) Java
3 896 (34.55%) Linux
4 693 (26.73%) DevOps
5 655 (25.26%) Python
6 601 (23.18%) Jenkins
7 594 (22.91%) Continuous Integration
8 561 (21.64%) JavaScript
9 502 (19.36%) Git (software)
10 501 (19.32%) TDD
10 501 (19.32%) HTML
11 500 (19.28%) Scrum
12 469 (18.09%) Web Services
13 452 (17.43%) Ruby
13 452 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
14 437 (16.85%) MongoDB
15 425 (16.39%) CSS
16 415 (16.00%) Puppet
17 412 (15.89%) Configuration Management
18 377 (14.54%) SQL
19 361 (13.92%) Security Cleared
20 344 (13.27%) REST
21 343 (13.23%) Finance
22 335 (12.92%) NoSQL
23 332 (12.80%) PostgreSQL
24 317 (12.23%) Spring
25 315 (12.15%) Scala
26 304 (11.72%) JIRA
27 301 (11.61%) HTML5
28 299 (11.53%) Docker

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
1 230 (8.87%) Apache
2 219 (8.45%) Confluence
3 152 (5.86%) Tomcat
4 125 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
5 120 (4.63%) Apache Spark
6 117 (4.51%) nginx
7 99 (3.82%) WebSphere
8 82 (3.16%) JBoss
9 66 (2.55%) OpenStack
10 65 (2.51%) Apache Pig
11 50 (1.93%) IIS
12 45 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 44 (1.70%) Apache Solr
14 43 (1.66%) WebLogic
15 36 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
15 36 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 32 (1.23%) CMS
16 32 (1.23%) SAS
17 26 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
17 26 (1.00%) Jetty
Applications
1 99 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 57 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.27%) SPSS
5 5 (0.19%) HipChat
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.15%) Pixelmator
7 3 (0.12%) MS Office
7 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.077%) GIMP
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.039%) MS Project
9 1 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 38 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (1.00%) Magento
4 25 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 21 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.039%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.039%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.039%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.039%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.039%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 452 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (9.10%) PaaS
3 211 (8.14%) IaaS
4 204 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 195 (7.52%) SaaS
6 164 (6.32%) GitHub
7 59 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
8 52 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 28 (1.08%) Amazon S3
11 27 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
12 25 (0.96%) Heroku
13 23 (0.89%) Slack
14 18 (0.69%) Office 365
15 17 (0.66%) Google Analytics
16 15 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (0.58%) Google App Engine
17 14 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
17 14 (0.54%) OpenShift
18 13 (0.50%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 260 (10.03%) HTTP
2 201 (7.75%) TCP/IP
3 147 (5.67%) SSL
4 84 (3.24%) DNS
5 79 (3.05%) Internet
6 59 (2.28%) Firewall
7 48 (1.85%) VPN
8 47 (1.81%) DHCP
9 40 (1.54%) LDAP
10 39 (1.50%) WAN
11 34 (1.31%) LAN
12 32 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
13 26 (1.00%) Kerberos
14 24 (0.93%) SAN
15 18 (0.69%) IPsec
15 18 (0.69%) VoIP
16 17 (0.66%) FTP
17 16 (0.62%) Wireless
18 15 (0.58%) Network Security
18 15 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (16.85%) MongoDB
2 335 (12.92%) NoSQL
3 332 (12.80%) PostgreSQL
4 279 (10.76%) MySQL
5 269 (10.37%) Big Data
6 212 (8.18%) Hadoop
7 209 (8.06%) Relational Database
8 141 (5.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 113 (4.36%) SQL Server
10 81 (3.12%) Apache Hive
11 80 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
12 71 (2.74%) Oracle Database
12 71 (2.74%) Redis
13 67 (2.58%) HBase
14 39 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
15 36 (1.39%) RDBMS
16 33 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
17 29 (1.12%) DB2
17 29 (1.12%) Sqoop
18 22 (0.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 601 (23.18%) Jenkins
2 502 (19.36%) Git (software)
3 304 (11.72%) JIRA
4 231 (8.91%) Cucumber
5 223 (8.60%) Selenium
6 185 (7.13%) Subversion
7 135 (5.21%) Maven
8 127 (4.90%) JUnit
9 100 (3.86%) Gradle
10 99 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 85 (3.28%) Vagrant
12 65 (2.51%) WebDriver
13 62 (2.39%) Ant
13 62 (2.39%) TeamCity
14 55 (2.12%) Travis CI
15 53 (2.04%) Hudson
16 51 (1.97%) gulp
16 51 (1.97%) Mercurial
17 45 (1.74%) Eclipse
17 45 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 343 (13.23%) Finance
2 164 (6.32%) Banking
3 69 (2.66%) Marketing
4 68 (2.62%) Retail
5 51 (1.97%) Investment Banking
6 38 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.31%) Legal
8 29 (1.12%) Electronics
8 29 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.08%) Publishing
10 20 (0.77%) Games
11 13 (0.50%) Advertising
11 13 (0.50%) Front Office
12 12 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.31%) Law
14 5 (0.19%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.15%) Automotive
15 4 (0.15%) Back Office
15 4 (0.15%) Billing
15 4 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 909 (35.06%) Developer
2 348 (13.42%) Architect
3 310 (11.96%) Java Developer
4 255 (9.83%) DevOps Engineer
5 181 (6.98%) Analyst
6 140 (5.40%) JavaScript Developer
7 121 (4.67%) Senior Developer
8 104 (4.01%) Technical Architect
9 100 (3.86%) Scala Developer
10 99 (3.82%) Business Analyst
11 89 (3.43%) Software Engineer
12 88 (3.39%) Agile Developer
13 85 (3.28%) Administrator
14 84 (3.24%) Linux Engineer
15 81 (3.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 73 (2.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 71 (2.74%) Node.js Developer
17 71 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
18 70 (2.70%) Consultant
18 70 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (19.32%) HTML
2 469 (18.09%) Web Services
3 425 (16.39%) CSS
4 344 (13.27%) REST
5 317 (12.23%) Spring
6 301 (11.61%) HTML5
7 275 (10.61%) RESTful
8 261 (10.07%) AngularJS
9 250 (9.64%) JSON
10 246 (9.49%) Node.js
11 239 (9.22%) CSS3
12 199 (7.67%) .NET
13 189 (7.29%) XML
14 149 (5.75%) J2EE
15 135 (5.21%) Django
16 129 (4.97%) Play Framework
17 119 (4.59%) Hibernate
18 109 (4.20%) React
19 94 (3.63%) Ruby on Rails
20 93 (3.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 185 (7.13%) User Experience
2 149 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 143 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (2.31%) Virtual Team
5 58 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 48 (1.85%) Visualisation
7 44 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (1.62%) Algorithms
9 39 (1.50%) Data Integration
9 39 (1.50%) Social Media
10 38 (1.47%) Public Cloud
11 35 (1.35%) Mathematics
11 35 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 32 (1.23%) Economics
13 31 (1.20%) NHS
14 30 (1.16%) Data Structures
15 29 (1.12%) Clustering
16 28 (1.08%) PKI
17 27 (1.04%) Tandem
18 25 (0.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 896 (34.55%) Linux
2 298 (11.49%) Windows
3 278 (10.72%) Unix
4 151 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (2.39%) Ubuntu
6 61 (2.35%) AIX
6 61 (2.35%) CentOS
7 56 (2.16%) Windows Server
8 45 (1.74%) Windows XP
9 44 (1.70%) Android
10 43 (1.66%) Apple iOS
11 40 (1.54%) Windows 2000
12 25 (0.96%) Solaris
13 23 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (0.77%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.69%) CoreOS
16 15 (0.58%) Debian
17 14 (0.54%) Windows 7
18 12 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
19 8 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1461 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 693 (26.73%) DevOps
3 594 (22.91%) Continuous Integration
4 501 (19.32%) TDD
5 500 (19.28%) Scrum
6 412 (15.89%) Configuration Management
7 294 (11.34%) BDD
8 258 (9.95%) Microservices
8 258 (9.95%) OO
9 251 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
10 245 (9.45%) Software Engineering
11 222 (8.56%) High Availability
12 206 (7.94%) Kanban
13 201 (7.75%) ITIL
14 175 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 170 (6.56%) Change Management
16 160 (6.17%) Data Management
17 159 (6.13%) Automated Testing
18 153 (5.90%) Analytics
19 144 (5.55%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1088 (41.96%) Java
2 655 (25.26%) Python
3 561 (21.64%) JavaScript
4 452 (17.43%) Ruby
5 377 (14.54%) SQL
6 315 (12.15%) Scala
7 177 (6.83%) PHP
8 157 (6.05%) Bash Shell
9 140 (5.40%) Perl
10 137 (5.28%) C#
11 101 (3.90%) C
12 87 (3.36%) C++
13 82 (3.16%) Groovy
14 75 (2.89%) Shell Script
15 71 (2.74%) Go
16 62 (2.39%) PowerShell
17 56 (2.16%) R
18 27 (1.04%) Clojure
19 19 (0.73%) PL/SQL
20 14 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 361 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 229 (8.83%) SC Cleared
3 190 (7.33%) Degree
4 82 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 60 (2.31%) DV Cleared
6 27 (1.04%) CISSP
7 22 (0.85%) ISEB
7 22 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (0.69%) CHECK Team Member
9 18 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 18 (0.69%) MCSE
10 17 (0.66%) SANS
11 16 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.58%) CCNP
13 14 (0.54%) MCSA
13 14 (0.54%) PhD
13 14 (0.54%) RHCE
14 13 (0.50%) CCNA
15 12 (0.46%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (5.86%) QA
2 91 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 40 (1.54%) SLA
4 24 (0.93%) SDET
5 15 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.19%) HL7
8 5 (0.19%) RMADS
8 5 (0.19%) WCAG
9 4 (0.15%) WAI
10 3 (0.12%) MiFID
11 2 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.077%) EMIR
11 2 (0.077%) GCP
11 2 (0.077%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.039%) CDISC
12 1 (0.039%) GPG13
12 1 (0.039%) HIPAA
System Software
1 299 (11.53%) Docker
2 104 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
4 64 (2.47%) Active Directory
5 40 (1.54%) HDFS
6 32 (1.23%) Apache Flume
7 30 (1.16%) KVM
8 23 (0.89%) vCloud
8 23 (0.89%) Xen
9 21 (0.81%) vSphere
10 18 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 17 (0.66%) Hyper-V
11 17 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (0.58%) iptables
12 15 (0.58%) XenServer
13 14 (0.54%) Squid
13 14 (0.54%) VirtualBox
14 13 (0.50%) Snort
15 11 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 415 (16.00%) Puppet
2 274 (10.57%) Opscode Chef
3 269 (10.37%) Ansible
4 75 (2.89%) Kibana
5 68 (2.62%) logstash
6 67 (2.58%) Salt
7 63 (2.43%) Terraform
8 51 (1.97%) Hadoop YARN
9 48 (1.85%) Nagios
10 43 (1.66%) Kubernetes
11 39 (1.50%) Grafana
12 35 (1.35%) Graphite
13 26 (1.00%) Oozie
14 23 (0.89%) HAProxy
15 17 (0.66%) Ambari
16 14 (0.54%) SCCM
17 13 (0.50%) Oracle ZFS
18 12 (0.46%) Cacti
18 12 (0.46%) OSSEC
18 12 (0.46%) QRadar
Vendors
1 270 (10.41%) Oracle
2 184 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 151 (5.82%) Red Hat
4 143 (5.51%) VMware
5 93 (3.59%) Google
6 91 (3.51%) IBM
7 76 (2.93%) Splunk
8 57 (2.20%) Atlassian
9 55 (2.12%) Adobe
10 44 (1.70%) Cisco
10 44 (1.70%) Hortonworks
10 44 (1.70%) Zend
11 39 (1.50%) MuleSoft
12 33 (1.27%) Cloudera
13 32 (1.23%) Rackspace
14 27 (1.04%) SAP
15 22 (0.85%) Talend
16 21 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
17 20 (0.77%) SaltStack
17 20 (0.77%) Teradata
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