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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 84 137 145
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1318 817 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.63% 1.65% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 2.08% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 605 503
Median daily rate £488 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £33.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
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
41115 39220 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.13% 79.37% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27556 25280 24056
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1120 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +48 650 £500 - 193
South East +86 204 £425 +21.86% 45
Yorkshire +35 132 £500 +53.84% 25
North West +18 123 £475 +18.75% 26
West Midlands +7 75 £423 +5.62% 17
North East -33 59 £490 +30.66% 3
East of England +23 41 £340 -15.00% 16
South West -34 24 £450 -4.76% 23
East Midlands -9 13 £700 +40.00% 6
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1472 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1055 (44.18%) Java
3 852 (35.68%) Linux
4 574 (24.04%) DevOps
5 518 (21.69%) Python
6 511 (21.40%) JavaScript
7 501 (20.98%) Scrum
7 501 (20.98%) Continuous Integration
8 499 (20.90%) Git (software)
9 496 (20.77%) TDD
10 485 (20.31%) HTML
11 481 (20.14%) Puppet
12 431 (18.05%) REST
13 430 (18.01%) Jenkins
14 409 (17.13%) Web Services
15 408 (17.09%) Configuration Management
16 400 (16.75%) CSS
17 387 (16.21%) Spring
18 383 (16.04%) MongoDB
19 375 (15.70%) Ruby
19 375 (15.70%) SQL
20 341 (14.28%) JSON
21 332 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
22 329 (13.78%) Scala
22 329 (13.78%) Finance
23 328 (13.74%) HTML5
24 308 (12.90%) HTTP
25 307 (12.86%) Oracle
26 300 (12.56%) Unix
27 299 (12.52%) Security Cleared

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
1 220 (9.21%) Node.js
2 174 (7.29%) Apache
3 131 (5.49%) Confluence
4 119 (4.98%) Tomcat
5 88 (3.69%) OpenStack
6 64 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
7 63 (2.64%) nginx
8 58 (2.43%) JBoss
9 56 (2.35%) SAS
10 51 (2.14%) CMS
11 39 (1.63%) Apache Spark
12 38 (1.59%) WebLogic
13 30 (1.26%) Apache Solr
14 27 (1.13%) Drupal
14 27 (1.13%) GeoServer
14 27 (1.13%) Mule
15 26 (1.09%) SharePoint
16 25 (1.05%) WebSphere
17 23 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
18 22 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 52 (2.18%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.75%) MS Office
3 10 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.21%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.21%) HipChat
6 4 (0.17%) FrameMaker
6 4 (0.17%) GIMP
6 4 (0.17%) RoboHelp
6 4 (0.17%) Weka
7 3 (0.13%) MS Project
8 2 (0.084%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.084%) SPSS
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 19 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (0.71%) Magento
3 16 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.13%) Beauchamp
5 3 (0.13%) BigMachines
5 3 (0.13%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.084%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.084%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.084%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 332 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (8.38%) GitHub
3 114 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 90 (3.77%) IaaS
5 70 (2.93%) PaaS
5 70 (2.93%) SaaS
6 36 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 34 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
8 32 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (1.05%) Google App Engine
10 19 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (0.80%) Google Analytics
11 13 (0.54%) Office 365
12 11 (0.46%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (0.29%) Heroku
16 6 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 308 (12.90%) HTTP
2 149 (6.24%) TCP/IP
3 110 (4.61%) DNS
4 100 (4.19%) SSL
5 66 (2.76%) Internet
6 65 (2.72%) Firewall
7 45 (1.88%) DHCP
8 37 (1.55%) VPN
9 36 (1.51%) SAN
10 32 (1.34%) WAN
11 30 (1.26%) LAN
12 24 (1.01%) Network Security
13 23 (0.96%) FTP
14 22 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
15 21 (0.88%) IPsec
15 21 (0.88%) SMTP
16 18 (0.75%) SSH
17 17 (0.71%) Intranet
18 16 (0.67%) LDAP
18 16 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (16.04%) MongoDB
2 289 (12.10%) NoSQL
3 286 (11.98%) MySQL
4 252 (10.55%) PostgreSQL
5 193 (8.08%) Big Data
6 188 (7.87%) Relational Database
7 154 (6.45%) Hadoop
8 106 (4.44%) SQL Server
9 94 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 89 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
11 77 (3.22%) Apache Hive
12 65 (2.72%) HBase
13 46 (1.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 46 (1.93%) Redis
14 45 (1.88%) Pentaho
15 44 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
16 43 (1.80%) Oracle Database
17 39 (1.63%) GIS
18 37 (1.55%) RDBMS
19 31 (1.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 499 (20.90%) Git (software)
2 430 (18.01%) Jenkins
3 218 (9.13%) JIRA
4 188 (7.87%) JUnit
5 168 (7.04%) Subversion
6 159 (6.66%) Maven
7 142 (5.95%) Selenium
8 132 (5.53%) Cucumber
9 55 (2.30%) Mockito
10 51 (2.14%) Gradle
11 47 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 47 (1.97%) WebDriver
12 45 (1.88%) TeamCity
13 40 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
14 38 (1.59%) ERwin
15 35 (1.47%) GitLab
15 35 (1.47%) Hudson
16 33 (1.38%) Eclipse
17 29 (1.21%) JMeter
17 29 (1.21%) Mercurial
General
1 329 (13.78%) Finance
2 108 (4.52%) Banking
3 60 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 55 (2.30%) Marketing
5 49 (2.05%) Retail
6 40 (1.68%) Law
7 32 (1.34%) Legal
8 30 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 22 (0.92%) Games
11 20 (0.84%) Front Office
12 19 (0.80%) Publishing
13 12 (0.50%) Advertising
13 12 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.34%) Electronics
15 7 (0.29%) Back Office
16 5 (0.21%) Local Government
17 4 (0.17%) Billing
17 4 (0.17%) Military
18 3 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 908 (38.02%) Developer
2 367 (15.37%) Java Developer
3 342 (14.32%) Architect
4 249 (10.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 155 (6.49%) Analyst
6 150 (6.28%) Scala Developer
7 148 (6.20%) Senior Developer
8 99 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
8 99 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 95 (3.98%) Technical Architect
10 93 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
11 89 (3.73%) Java Scala Developer
12 88 (3.69%) Business Analyst
13 87 (3.64%) Administrator
14 86 (3.60%) Agile Developer
15 79 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 71 (2.97%) Consultant
17 66 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
18 63 (2.64%) Digital Architect
19 59 (2.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (20.31%) HTML
2 431 (18.05%) REST
3 409 (17.13%) Web Services
4 400 (16.75%) CSS
5 387 (16.21%) Spring
6 341 (14.28%) JSON
7 328 (13.74%) HTML5
8 247 (10.34%) AngularJS
9 238 (9.97%) CSS3
10 229 (9.59%) RESTful
11 219 (9.17%) XML
12 184 (7.71%) .NET
13 178 (7.45%) Play Framework
14 151 (6.32%) SOAP
15 147 (6.16%) Ajax
16 144 (6.03%) Hibernate
17 139 (5.82%) J2EE
18 127 (5.32%) Ruby on Rails
19 117 (4.90%) Middleware
20 112 (4.69%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 165 (6.91%) User Experience
2 154 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (4.02%) Visualisation
4 84 (3.52%) Mobile App
5 69 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 59 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 56 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 52 (2.18%) Algorithms
9 49 (2.05%) Data Centre
10 37 (1.55%) Data Integration
11 34 (1.42%) Social Media
12 30 (1.26%) Blog
13 22 (0.92%) Wiki
14 21 (0.88%) CESG
14 21 (0.88%) Private Cloud
15 16 (0.67%) Data Structures
15 16 (0.67%) HACMP
15 16 (0.67%) iPad
16 15 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 12 (0.50%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 852 (35.68%) Linux
2 300 (12.56%) Unix
3 233 (9.76%) Windows
4 76 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (2.76%) CentOS
6 55 (2.30%) Windows Server
7 51 (2.14%) Android
8 44 (1.84%) Mac OS X
9 41 (1.72%) Ubuntu
10 39 (1.63%) Apple iOS
11 34 (1.42%) Solaris
12 29 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (1.13%) AIX
13 27 (1.13%) CoreOS
14 19 (0.80%) Debian
15 15 (0.63%) Windows 7
16 12 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
18 8 (0.34%) Fedora
18 8 (0.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1472 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (24.04%) DevOps
3 501 (20.98%) Continuous Integration
3 501 (20.98%) Scrum
4 496 (20.77%) TDD
5 408 (17.09%) Configuration Management
6 269 (11.26%) OO
7 206 (8.63%) Microservices
8 205 (8.58%) SOA
9 204 (8.54%) BDD
10 172 (7.20%) Web Development
11 166 (6.95%) Pair Programming
12 161 (6.74%) Automated Testing
13 155 (6.49%) High Availability
13 155 (6.49%) Mentoring
14 149 (6.24%) Continuous Delivery
15 147 (6.16%) MVC
16 146 (6.11%) Analytics
17 145 (6.07%) Software Engineering
18 137 (5.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1055 (44.18%) Java
2 518 (21.69%) Python
3 511 (21.40%) JavaScript
4 375 (15.70%) Ruby
4 375 (15.70%) SQL
5 329 (13.78%) Scala
6 186 (7.79%) C#
7 169 (7.08%) PHP
8 158 (6.62%) Bash Shell
9 144 (6.03%) Perl
10 138 (5.78%) C++
11 99 (4.15%) Shell Script
12 97 (4.06%) PowerShell
13 77 (3.22%) C
14 75 (3.14%) Groovy
15 67 (2.81%) Go
16 46 (1.93%) Clojure
17 35 (1.47%) R
18 31 (1.30%) PL/SQL
18 31 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 299 (12.52%) Security Cleared
2 183 (7.66%) SC Cleared
3 139 (5.82%) Degree
4 63 (2.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 50 (2.09%) DV Cleared
6 26 (1.09%) ISEB
7 16 (0.67%) IBM AIX Certification
8 15 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.63%) RHCA
8 15 (0.63%) RHCE
9 12 (0.50%) BC Cleared
9 12 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.42%) CCNA
10 10 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.34%) CISSP
12 7 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.29%) MCSE
13 5 (0.21%) PhD
13 5 (0.21%) RHCSA
14 4 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (7.87%) QA
2 57 (2.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.29%) SLA
5 6 (0.25%) SDET
6 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.17%) WCAG
8 3 (0.13%) COBIT
8 3 (0.13%) GxP
9 2 (0.084%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.042%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.042%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.042%) MiFID
System Software
1 269 (11.26%) Docker
2 127 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 53 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 32 (1.34%) NFS
5 31 (1.30%) etcd
6 29 (1.21%) flannel
7 27 (1.13%) Ceph
7 27 (1.13%) vSphere
8 22 (0.92%) GlusterFS
9 21 (0.88%) KVM
10 19 (0.80%) iptables
11 18 (0.75%) HDFS
11 18 (0.75%) vCloud
12 17 (0.71%) Xen
13 16 (0.67%) GPFS
13 16 (0.67%) Sendmail
14 15 (0.63%) VMware ESX
15 14 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
16 13 (0.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 481 (20.14%) Puppet
2 240 (10.05%) Opscode Chef
3 190 (7.96%) Ansible
4 76 (3.18%) Nagios
5 63 (2.64%) logstash
6 57 (2.39%) Kubernetes
7 39 (1.63%) Kibana
8 37 (1.55%) HAProxy
9 34 (1.42%) Graphite
10 29 (1.21%) Salt
11 28 (1.17%) Terraform
12 23 (0.96%) Cacti
12 23 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 23 (0.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 23 (0.96%) Packer
13 21 (0.88%) Grafana
14 20 (0.84%) Uchiwa
15 17 (0.71%) ZABBIX
16 16 (0.67%) Cobbler
17 14 (0.59%) Oozie
Vendors
1 307 (12.86%) Oracle
2 205 (8.58%) VMware
3 187 (7.83%) Google
4 182 (7.62%) Microsoft
5 153 (6.41%) Red Hat
6 80 (3.35%) HP
7 63 (2.64%) Cisco
8 54 (2.26%) IBM
9 49 (2.05%) Tableau
10 47 (1.97%) Atlassian
11 45 (1.88%) CA
12 41 (1.72%) Informatica
12 41 (1.72%) Rackspace
13 38 (1.59%) EMC
14 35 (1.47%) Adobe
15 33 (1.38%) MuleSoft
16 31 (1.30%) Splunk
17 29 (1.21%) WSO2
18 26 (1.09%) Hortonworks
19 25 (1.05%) SaltStack
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Intelletec
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Rate: £28,000 per annum 12 Months Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £470 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago