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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 77 143 131
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -12
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1372 843 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.82% 1.66% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 2.08% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 610 558
Median daily rate £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £93.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.22 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-26.53% -40.14%
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
40127 40445 38431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 79.69% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26982 26553 24574
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1082 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +60 694 £500 +5.26% 176
South East +89 182 £425 +14.86% 54
North West +18 137 £475 +18.75% 22
Yorkshire +40 122 £500 +42.85% 17
West Midlands +22 86 £449 +12.25% 7
North East -47 57 £500 +33.33% 2
East of England +23 51 £340 -16.30% 19
South West -29 36 £450 +5.88% 33
East Midlands -17 7 £355 -29.00% 6
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1545 (61.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1090 (43.57%) Java
3 895 (35.77%) Linux
4 629 (25.14%) DevOps
5 567 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
6 553 (22.10%) Python
7 534 (21.34%) Git (software)
8 526 (21.02%) Scrum
9 523 (20.90%) TDD
10 520 (20.78%) HTML
10 520 (20.78%) Puppet
11 518 (20.70%) JavaScript
12 458 (18.31%) REST
13 454 (18.15%) Jenkins
14 435 (17.39%) CSS
15 409 (16.35%) Configuration Management
16 407 (16.27%) Web Services
17 406 (16.23%) Ruby
18 402 (16.07%) Spring
19 396 (15.83%) MongoDB
20 378 (15.11%) SQL
21 369 (14.75%) JSON
22 362 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
23 359 (14.35%) HTML5
24 356 (14.23%) Finance
25 352 (14.07%) Scala
26 325 (12.99%) Security Cleared
27 318 (12.71%) Oracle
28 304 (12.15%) HTTP
29 289 (11.55%) NoSQL

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
1 182 (7.27%) Apache
2 138 (5.52%) Confluence
3 132 (5.28%) Tomcat
4 101 (4.04%) OpenStack
5 74 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
6 71 (2.84%) JBoss
6 71 (2.84%) nginx
7 60 (2.40%) SAS
8 53 (2.12%) WebLogic
9 46 (1.84%) CMS
10 45 (1.80%) Apache Spark
11 32 (1.28%) WebSphere
12 30 (1.20%) Apache Solr
12 30 (1.20%) Drupal
13 27 (1.08%) Mule
14 26 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
14 26 (1.04%) WordPress
15 25 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 24 (0.96%) SharePoint
17 23 (0.92%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 49 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.80%) MS Office
3 8 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.16%) FrameMaker
5 4 (0.16%) GIMP
5 4 (0.16%) HipChat
5 4 (0.16%) MS Project
5 4 (0.16%) RoboHelp
5 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.16%) Weka
6 3 (0.12%) SPSS
7 2 (0.080%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
1 20 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (0.76%) Magento
3 9 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.12%) Beauchamp
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.080%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.080%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.080%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.080%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.080%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.040%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.040%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 362 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (7.51%) GitHub
3 133 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 115 (4.60%) IaaS
5 113 (4.52%) PaaS
6 91 (3.64%) SaaS
7 40 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
8 38 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
9 37 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 27 (1.08%) Google App Engine
11 23 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 18 (0.72%) Google Analytics
13 14 (0.56%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.36%) Office 365
15 9 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
17 7 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 7 (0.28%) Force.com
17 7 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 304 (12.15%) HTTP
2 136 (5.44%) TCP/IP
3 117 (4.68%) DNS
4 83 (3.32%) SSL
5 69 (2.76%) Firewall
6 60 (2.40%) Internet
7 47 (1.88%) VPN
8 44 (1.76%) DHCP
9 38 (1.52%) SAN
10 32 (1.28%) WAN
11 29 (1.16%) LAN
12 26 (1.04%) Network Security
13 21 (0.84%) FTP
13 21 (0.84%) LDAP
14 19 (0.76%) IPsec
14 19 (0.76%) VLAN
15 18 (0.72%) Intranet
15 18 (0.72%) SMTP
15 18 (0.72%) SSH
16 17 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (15.83%) MongoDB
2 289 (11.55%) NoSQL
3 279 (11.15%) MySQL
4 260 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
5 190 (7.59%) Big Data
6 177 (7.07%) Relational Database
7 170 (6.79%) Hadoop
8 113 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 101 (4.04%) SQL Server
10 82 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
11 76 (3.04%) Apache Hive
12 69 (2.76%) HBase
13 47 (1.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 47 (1.88%) Pentaho
13 47 (1.88%) Redis
14 43 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
15 39 (1.56%) Oracle Database
16 36 (1.44%) RDBMS
17 34 (1.36%) GIS
18 31 (1.24%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 534 (21.34%) Git (software)
2 454 (18.15%) Jenkins
3 219 (8.75%) JIRA
4 196 (7.83%) JUnit
5 169 (6.75%) Subversion
6 165 (6.59%) Maven
7 150 (6.00%) Selenium
8 127 (5.08%) Cucumber
9 54 (2.16%) Gradle
10 52 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 46 (1.84%) Mockito
11 46 (1.84%) WebDriver
12 42 (1.68%) TeamCity
13 40 (1.60%) ERwin
14 39 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
15 38 (1.52%) Hudson
16 36 (1.44%) GitLab
16 36 (1.44%) Mercurial
17 34 (1.36%) Eclipse
18 33 (1.32%) Artifactory
General
1 356 (14.23%) Finance
2 122 (4.88%) Banking
3 58 (2.32%) Telecoms
4 54 (2.16%) Marketing
5 50 (2.00%) Retail
6 39 (1.56%) Law
7 36 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 36 (1.44%) Legal
8 25 (1.00%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.00%) Front Office
9 23 (0.92%) Publishing
10 17 (0.68%) Games
11 14 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.44%) Electronics
13 10 (0.40%) Advertising
13 10 (0.40%) Back Office
14 5 (0.20%) Local Government
15 4 (0.16%) Billing
16 3 (0.12%) Military
16 3 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 937 (37.45%) Developer
2 380 (15.19%) Architect
2 380 (15.19%) Java Developer
3 274 (10.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 164 (6.55%) Senior Developer
5 160 (6.39%) Scala Developer
6 143 (5.72%) Analyst
7 119 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 110 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
9 103 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
10 97 (3.88%) Agile Developer
10 97 (3.88%) Java Scala Developer
11 96 (3.84%) Administrator
12 84 (3.36%) Business Analyst
13 82 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
14 80 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 79 (3.16%) Digital Architect
16 75 (3.00%) Consultant
17 70 (2.80%) Software Engineer
18 69 (2.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (20.78%) HTML
2 458 (18.31%) REST
3 435 (17.39%) CSS
4 407 (16.27%) Web Services
5 402 (16.07%) Spring
6 369 (14.75%) JSON
7 359 (14.35%) HTML5
8 274 (10.95%) CSS3
9 264 (10.55%) AngularJS
10 248 (9.91%) RESTful
11 234 (9.35%) XML
12 209 (8.35%) Node.js
13 199 (7.95%) Play Framework
14 179 (7.15%) .NET
15 158 (6.31%) SOAP
16 155 (6.20%) Ajax
17 149 (5.96%) Hibernate
18 140 (5.60%) Ruby on Rails
19 128 (5.12%) Django
19 128 (5.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 177 (7.07%) User Experience
2 154 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (3.76%) Mobile App
4 93 (3.72%) Visualisation
5 69 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 64 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 61 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 49 (1.96%) Data Centre
9 39 (1.56%) Data Integration
10 35 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 30 (1.20%) Blog
11 30 (1.20%) Social Media
12 24 (0.96%) Public Cloud
13 22 (0.88%) Private Cloud
14 20 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 20 (0.80%) Wiki
15 19 (0.76%) CESG
16 17 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 16 (0.64%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 895 (35.77%) Linux
2 284 (11.35%) Unix
3 228 (9.11%) Windows
4 81 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (3.00%) CentOS
6 65 (2.60%) Android
7 55 (2.20%) Windows Server
8 51 (2.04%) Ubuntu
9 47 (1.88%) Apple iOS
10 36 (1.44%) Mac OS X
11 33 (1.32%) Solaris
12 31 (1.24%) CoreOS
13 27 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (1.04%) AIX
15 18 (0.72%) Debian
16 15 (0.60%) Fedora
17 14 (0.56%) Windows 7
18 11 (0.44%) VMS
19 10 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
20 9 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1545 (61.75%) Agile Software Development
2 629 (25.14%) DevOps
3 567 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
4 526 (21.02%) Scrum
5 523 (20.90%) TDD
6 409 (16.35%) Configuration Management
7 270 (10.79%) OO
8 242 (9.67%) Microservices
9 223 (8.91%) SOA
10 199 (7.95%) BDD
11 179 (7.15%) Mentoring
11 179 (7.15%) Web Development
12 178 (7.11%) High Availability
13 177 (7.07%) Automated Testing
14 171 (6.83%) Software Engineering
15 162 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
15 162 (6.47%) Pair Programming
16 157 (6.27%) E-Commerce
17 143 (5.72%) Analytics
18 138 (5.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1090 (43.57%) Java
2 553 (22.10%) Python
3 518 (20.70%) JavaScript
4 406 (16.23%) Ruby
5 378 (15.11%) SQL
6 352 (14.07%) Scala
7 193 (7.71%) C#
8 161 (6.43%) PHP
9 155 (6.20%) Bash Shell
10 140 (5.60%) Perl
11 134 (5.36%) C++
12 105 (4.20%) Shell Script
13 96 (3.84%) PowerShell
14 86 (3.44%) Groovy
15 84 (3.36%) C
16 71 (2.84%) Go
17 50 (2.00%) Clojure
18 38 (1.52%) R
19 32 (1.28%) PL/SQL
20 30 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 325 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 211 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 131 (5.24%) Degree
4 70 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 44 (1.76%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.12%) ISEB
7 16 (0.64%) CISSP
7 16 (0.64%) IBM AIX Certification
7 16 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.60%) BC Cleared
9 13 (0.52%) RHCA
9 13 (0.52%) RHCE
10 9 (0.36%) CCNA
10 9 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.24%) CEH
14 5 (0.20%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (7.63%) QA
2 64 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.40%) SLA
5 9 (0.36%) SDET
6 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.16%) WCAG
8 3 (0.12%) COBIT
8 3 (0.12%) GxP
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.040%) BS25999
9 1 (0.040%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.040%) MiFID
System Software
1 280 (11.19%) Docker
2 127 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
4 53 (2.12%) Hyper-V
5 50 (2.00%) Active Directory
6 35 (1.40%) etcd
7 33 (1.32%) flannel
8 30 (1.20%) Ceph
9 29 (1.16%) NFS
9 29 (1.16%) vSphere
10 25 (1.00%) GlusterFS
10 25 (1.00%) iptables
11 22 (0.88%) KVM
12 18 (0.72%) HDFS
12 18 (0.72%) Sendmail
12 18 (0.72%) vCloud
13 16 (0.64%) GPFS
13 16 (0.64%) VMware ESX
14 15 (0.60%) Xen
15 13 (0.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 520 (20.78%) Puppet
2 261 (10.43%) Opscode Chef
3 213 (8.51%) Ansible
4 80 (3.20%) Nagios
5 68 (2.72%) logstash
6 61 (2.44%) Kubernetes
7 42 (1.68%) HAProxy
8 41 (1.64%) Graphite
9 40 (1.60%) Kibana
10 38 (1.52%) Terraform
11 31 (1.24%) rkt
11 31 (1.24%) Salt
12 30 (1.20%) Packer
13 27 (1.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 27 (1.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 25 (1.00%) Consul
15 20 (0.80%) Cobbler
16 19 (0.76%) Cacti
17 18 (0.72%) Grafana
17 18 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 318 (12.71%) Oracle
2 205 (8.19%) VMware
3 203 (8.11%) Google
4 189 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 168 (6.71%) Red Hat
6 76 (3.04%) HP
7 69 (2.76%) IBM
8 59 (2.36%) Atlassian
9 55 (2.20%) Cisco
10 50 (2.00%) Splunk
11 49 (1.96%) Tableau
12 47 (1.88%) CA
13 45 (1.80%) Informatica
14 39 (1.56%) EMC
15 37 (1.48%) Rackspace
16 36 (1.44%) Adobe
17 34 (1.36%) MuleSoft
18 28 (1.12%) WSO2
19 27 (1.08%) Hortonworks
20 26 (1.04%) ServiceNow
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Contract
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £496.15 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: £515 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £615 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 5 days ago