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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 76 131 130
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1475 952 895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.00% 1.81% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 2.23% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 708 629
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £619 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.75 £32.10 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.29% -81.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-19.00% -54.78%
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
41047 42746 40764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.47% 81.10% 77.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27382 28436 25881
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1034 1183 1137
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.76 £47.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 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 +37 792 £500 - 176
South East +73 171 £475 +18.75% 42
North West +43 104 £425 -8.50% 26
Yorkshire +7 99 £475 +35.71% 22
North East -12 94 £475 - 3
East of England +58 75 £388 -8.82% 26
West Midlands +7 62 £495 +10.00% 15
South West +12 53 £432 -4.00% 17
East Midlands +16 29 £375 +20.00% 5
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1764 (62.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1200 (42.21%) Java
3 1017 (35.77%) Linux
4 761 (26.77%) DevOps
5 683 (24.02%) Continuous Integration
6 619 (21.77%) Python
7 616 (21.67%) TDD
8 595 (20.93%) HTML
9 591 (20.79%) Scrum
10 564 (19.84%) JavaScript
11 557 (19.59%) Jenkins
12 556 (19.56%) Git (software)
13 536 (18.85%) Puppet
14 499 (17.55%) CSS
15 459 (16.14%) Ruby
16 455 (16.00%) Web Services
17 443 (15.58%) REST
18 427 (15.02%) Amazon AWS
19 420 (14.77%) Configuration Management
20 418 (14.70%) HTML5
21 416 (14.63%) MongoDB
22 413 (14.53%) Finance
23 387 (13.61%) SQL
24 381 (13.40%) Spring
25 380 (13.37%) Scala
26 369 (12.98%) OO
27 362 (12.73%) JSON
28 357 (12.56%) Security Cleared
29 355 (12.49%) Microservices
30 344 (12.10%) 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
1 275 (9.67%) Apache
2 201 (7.07%) Confluence
3 134 (4.71%) Tomcat
4 116 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
5 114 (4.01%) JBoss
6 94 (3.31%) nginx
7 90 (3.17%) OpenStack
8 89 (3.13%) Apache Spark
9 76 (2.67%) WebLogic
10 54 (1.90%) SAS
11 51 (1.79%) IIS
12 45 (1.58%) CMS
12 45 (1.58%) WebSphere
13 42 (1.48%) Mule
14 37 (1.30%) Apache Solr
15 36 (1.27%) Drupal
16 35 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 33 (1.16%) WordPress
18 29 (1.02%) SharePoint
19 28 (0.98%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 64 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.67%) MS Office
2 19 (0.67%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.42%) SPSS
4 10 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.28%) HipChat
6 6 (0.21%) GIMP
7 4 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.070%) MS Project
8 2 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.035%) InVision
Business Applications
1 30 (1.06%) Magento
2 23 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
5 7 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.070%) Beauchamp
9 2 (0.070%) Exchequer
10 1 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.035%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.035%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.035%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.035%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 427 (15.02%) Amazon AWS
2 192 (6.75%) PaaS
3 179 (6.30%) GitHub
4 176 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 168 (5.91%) IaaS
6 155 (5.45%) SaaS
7 60 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
8 56 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
9 42 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 32 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 30 (1.06%) Amazon S3
12 20 (0.70%) Google App Engine
13 13 (0.46%) Heroku
13 13 (0.46%) HP Helion
14 12 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (0.42%) OpenShift
15 11 (0.39%) Office 365
16 9 (0.32%) Slack
17 8 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (0.28%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 272 (9.57%) HTTP
2 148 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 120 (4.22%) DNS
4 97 (3.41%) SSL
5 72 (2.53%) Firewall
6 70 (2.46%) Internet
7 58 (2.04%) VPN
8 54 (1.90%) DHCP
9 41 (1.44%) WAN
10 34 (1.20%) SAN
11 32 (1.13%) LAN
12 29 (1.02%) LDAP
12 29 (1.02%) VLAN
13 21 (0.74%) IPsec
14 20 (0.70%) FTP
15 19 (0.67%) SMTP
16 16 (0.56%) VoIP
17 15 (0.53%) iSCSI
17 15 (0.53%) Network Security
18 14 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (14.63%) MongoDB
2 316 (11.12%) NoSQL
3 302 (10.62%) MySQL
4 277 (9.74%) PostgreSQL
5 234 (8.23%) Big Data
6 201 (7.07%) Hadoop
7 181 (6.37%) Relational Database
8 142 (4.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 113 (3.97%) SQL Server
10 84 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
11 64 (2.25%) HBase
12 55 (1.93%) Apache Hive
13 53 (1.86%) Oracle Database
14 50 (1.76%) Redis
15 40 (1.41%) RDBMS
16 37 (1.30%) Data Mining
17 32 (1.13%) Pentaho
18 23 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
19 22 (0.77%) Neo4j
19 22 (0.77%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 557 (19.59%) Jenkins
2 556 (19.56%) Git (software)
3 285 (10.02%) JIRA
4 214 (7.53%) Selenium
5 191 (6.72%) Subversion
6 182 (6.40%) Maven
7 175 (6.16%) Cucumber
8 159 (5.59%) JUnit
9 81 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 75 (2.64%) Vagrant
11 74 (2.60%) WebDriver
12 68 (2.39%) Gradle
13 65 (2.29%) Mercurial
14 64 (2.25%) Hudson
15 59 (2.08%) Eclipse
16 53 (1.86%) TeamCity
17 50 (1.76%) Travis CI
18 49 (1.72%) Ant
19 40 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
20 37 (1.30%) gulp
General
1 413 (14.53%) Finance
2 168 (5.91%) Banking
3 91 (3.20%) Retail
4 63 (2.22%) Marketing
5 45 (1.58%) Publishing
6 41 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 37 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.23%) Legal
9 29 (1.02%) Law
10 25 (0.88%) Games
11 22 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.74%) Front Office
13 11 (0.39%) Advertising
14 9 (0.32%) Back Office
15 7 (0.25%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.21%) Electronics
17 4 (0.14%) Military
18 3 (0.11%) Billing
18 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1037 (36.48%) Developer
2 424 (14.91%) Architect
3 379 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 311 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 189 (6.65%) Analyst
6 186 (6.54%) Senior Developer
7 161 (5.66%) Scala Developer
8 125 (4.40%) Technical Architect
9 122 (4.29%) Agile Developer
10 120 (4.22%) Linux Engineer
11 118 (4.15%) Business Analyst
12 106 (3.73%) Java Scala Developer
13 104 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
14 102 (3.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 101 (3.55%) Administrator
16 99 (3.48%) Senior Java Developer
17 92 (3.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 90 (3.17%) Software Engineer
19 86 (3.02%) Consultant
20 83 (2.92%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (20.93%) HTML
2 499 (17.55%) CSS
3 455 (16.00%) Web Services
4 443 (15.58%) REST
5 418 (14.70%) HTML5
6 381 (13.40%) Spring
7 362 (12.73%) JSON
8 336 (11.82%) CSS3
9 327 (11.50%) AngularJS
10 324 (11.40%) RESTful
11 236 (8.30%) Node.js
12 208 (7.32%) XML
13 190 (6.68%) Play Framework
14 186 (6.54%) .NET
15 150 (5.28%) J2EE
16 140 (4.92%) Django
17 137 (4.82%) Ajax
18 136 (4.78%) SOAP
19 135 (4.75%) Hibernate
20 116 (4.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 203 (7.14%) User Experience
2 139 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (4.47%) Computer Science
4 83 (2.92%) Visualisation
5 75 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
6 69 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 66 (2.32%) Algorithms
8 65 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 62 (2.18%) Virtual Team
10 54 (1.90%) Public Cloud
11 39 (1.37%) Data Integration
12 37 (1.30%) Social Media
13 36 (1.27%) Data Centre
14 31 (1.09%) Data Structures
15 27 (0.95%) Semantic Web
16 25 (0.88%) Clustering
17 23 (0.81%) Blog
18 22 (0.77%) Mathematics
18 22 (0.77%) Private Cloud
18 22 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1017 (35.77%) Linux
2 255 (8.97%) Windows
3 247 (8.69%) Unix
4 132 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (2.85%) CentOS
6 80 (2.81%) Android
7 74 (2.60%) Ubuntu
8 69 (2.43%) Windows Server
9 65 (2.29%) Apple iOS
10 33 (1.16%) Solaris
11 32 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (0.67%) Fedora
13 18 (0.63%) AIX
13 18 (0.63%) Mac OS X
14 15 (0.53%) CoreOS
15 14 (0.49%) VMS
16 13 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (0.42%) Windows 7
18 11 (0.39%) Debian
19 7 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1764 (62.05%) Agile Software Development
2 761 (26.77%) DevOps
3 683 (24.02%) Continuous Integration
4 616 (21.67%) TDD
5 591 (20.79%) Scrum
6 420 (14.77%) Configuration Management
7 369 (12.98%) OO
8 355 (12.49%) Microservices
9 282 (9.92%) BDD
10 250 (8.79%) Software Engineering
11 228 (8.02%) Continuous Delivery
12 225 (7.91%) High Availability
13 219 (7.70%) SOA
14 212 (7.46%) Mentoring
15 196 (6.89%) Kanban
16 194 (6.82%) Automated Testing
17 192 (6.75%) Pair Programming
18 185 (6.51%) Web Development
19 182 (6.40%) E-Commerce
20 174 (6.12%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1200 (42.21%) Java
2 619 (21.77%) Python
3 564 (19.84%) JavaScript
4 459 (16.14%) Ruby
5 387 (13.61%) SQL
6 380 (13.37%) Scala
7 222 (7.81%) PHP
8 171 (6.01%) C#
9 150 (5.28%) Bash Shell
10 128 (4.50%) Perl
11 105 (3.69%) C++
12 98 (3.45%) C
13 91 (3.20%) PowerShell
14 87 (3.06%) Groovy
15 70 (2.46%) Shell Script
16 65 (2.29%) Go
17 57 (2.00%) Clojure
18 46 (1.62%) R
19 38 (1.34%) PL/SQL
20 29 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 357 (12.56%) Security Cleared
2 230 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 172 (6.05%) Degree
4 89 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 62 (2.18%) DV Cleared
6 40 (1.41%) CISSP
7 26 (0.91%) ISEB
8 20 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (0.63%) CHECK Team Member
9 18 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (0.60%) RHCE
11 16 (0.56%) SANS
12 15 (0.53%) CEH
12 15 (0.53%) ISTQB
13 14 (0.49%) CCNA
13 14 (0.49%) MCSA
13 14 (0.49%) MCSE
13 14 (0.49%) RHCA
14 12 (0.42%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (7.00%) QA
2 91 (3.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 29 (1.02%) SDET
4 22 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.42%) SLA
6 11 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.28%) WAI
8 7 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.11%) GxP
9 3 (0.11%) HL7
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.11%) WCAG
10 2 (0.070%) MiFID
11 1 (0.035%) BS25999
11 1 (0.035%) EMIR
11 1 (0.035%) GPG13
11 1 (0.035%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.035%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 344 (12.10%) Docker
2 133 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
4 54 (1.90%) Active Directory
5 38 (1.34%) Hyper-V
6 37 (1.30%) KVM
7 34 (1.20%) HDFS
8 31 (1.09%) Apache Flume
9 29 (1.02%) iptables
10 28 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (0.98%) vSphere
11 22 (0.77%) Sendmail
12 19 (0.67%) NFS
13 18 (0.63%) etcd
14 17 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
15 15 (0.53%) flannel
15 15 (0.53%) Xen
16 14 (0.49%) vCloud
17 13 (0.46%) Snort
17 13 (0.46%) Squid
Systems Management
1 536 (18.85%) Puppet
2 323 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
3 261 (9.18%) Ansible
4 65 (2.29%) Nagios
5 62 (2.18%) logstash
6 54 (1.90%) Kibana
7 47 (1.65%) Terraform
8 39 (1.37%) Kubernetes
9 37 (1.30%) Salt
10 28 (0.98%) HAProxy
11 26 (0.91%) Graphite
12 21 (0.74%) Oozie
13 20 (0.70%) Cobbler
14 18 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
14 18 (0.63%) OSSEC
15 16 (0.56%) Zenoss
16 14 (0.49%) Packer
16 14 (0.49%) rkt
17 13 (0.46%) Consul
17 13 (0.46%) Grafana
Vendors
1 301 (10.59%) Oracle
2 194 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 180 (6.33%) VMware
4 175 (6.16%) Red Hat
5 144 (5.07%) Google
6 103 (3.62%) IBM
7 93 (3.27%) Splunk
8 81 (2.85%) Atlassian
9 60 (2.11%) Adobe
9 60 (2.11%) MuleSoft
10 50 (1.76%) Zend
11 43 (1.51%) HP
12 42 (1.48%) Cisco
13 38 (1.34%) ServiceNow
14 37 (1.30%) Hortonworks
14 37 (1.30%) Tableau
15 36 (1.27%) EMC
16 33 (1.16%) Rackspace
17 32 (1.13%) WSO2
18 31 (1.09%) webMethods
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