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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 85 110 130
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +20
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1259 1021 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.75% 2.03% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 2.49% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 729 615
Median daily rate £494 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £65.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +52.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
37964 41054 39822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.51% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27018 26370
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1215 1133
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +11 592 £513 +2.50% 196
North West +47 134 £425 +6.25% 24
South East -1 124 £425 +6.25% 40
North East +17 119 £413 -13.15% 6
Yorkshire +7 74 £475 +18.75% 28
West Midlands +22 71 £480 -12.72% 14
East of England +11 62 £441 -15.95% 19
South West +9 57 £450 +13.92% 21
East Midlands +18 24 £468 -18.69% 7
Midlands +5 3 £600 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1552 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1141 (42.67%) Java
3 864 (32.31%) Linux
4 706 (26.40%) DevOps
5 639 (23.90%) Python
6 635 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
7 590 (22.06%) Jenkins
8 582 (21.77%) TDD
9 567 (21.20%) JavaScript
10 543 (20.31%) HTML
11 521 (19.48%) Scrum
12 507 (18.96%) Git (software)
13 486 (18.18%) Ruby
14 481 (17.99%) Web Services
15 460 (17.20%) CSS
16 440 (16.45%) Puppet
17 422 (15.78%) MongoDB
18 421 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
19 398 (14.88%) Configuration Management
20 385 (14.40%) SQL
21 379 (14.17%) Finance
22 367 (13.72%) REST
23 356 (13.31%) Scala
24 353 (13.20%) HTML5
25 346 (12.94%) Security Cleared
26 341 (12.75%) Spring
27 331 (12.38%) NoSQL
28 329 (12.30%) JIRA
29 325 (12.15%) OO
30 317 (11.85%) 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
1 262 (9.80%) Apache
2 239 (8.94%) Confluence
3 135 (5.05%) Tomcat
4 129 (4.82%) Apache Spark
5 124 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
6 103 (3.85%) nginx
7 99 (3.70%) JBoss
8 94 (3.52%) WebSphere
9 76 (2.84%) OpenStack
10 59 (2.21%) Apache Pig
11 53 (1.98%) WebLogic
12 51 (1.91%) IIS
13 50 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 43 (1.61%) Apache Solr
15 38 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 38 (1.42%) SAS
16 33 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
17 30 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
17 30 (1.12%) Mule
18 27 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 88 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.41%) MS Office
4 11 (0.41%) SPSS
5 8 (0.30%) Pixelmator
6 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.19%) HipChat
7 2 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.075%) GIMP
7 2 (0.075%) MS Project
7 2 (0.075%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.037%) InVision
8 1 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 36 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
1 36 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 31 (1.16%) Magento
3 23 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.037%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.037%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.037%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 421 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 219 (8.19%) PaaS
3 214 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 193 (7.22%) IaaS
5 172 (6.43%) SaaS
6 169 (6.32%) GitHub
7 67 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
8 58 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
9 44 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 35 (1.31%) Amazon S3
11 27 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
12 25 (0.93%) Slack
13 22 (0.82%) Heroku
14 16 (0.60%) Google App Engine
14 16 (0.60%) Office 365
14 16 (0.60%) OpenShift
15 15 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
16 13 (0.49%) HP Helion
17 12 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 227 (8.49%) HTTP
2 162 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 108 (4.04%) SSL
4 85 (3.18%) DNS
5 67 (2.51%) Internet
6 52 (1.94%) Firewall
7 46 (1.72%) VPN
8 44 (1.65%) DHCP
9 35 (1.31%) WAN
10 31 (1.16%) LAN
11 24 (0.90%) SAN
12 23 (0.86%) LDAP
13 21 (0.79%) VLAN
14 20 (0.75%) Kerberos
15 19 (0.71%) VoIP
16 16 (0.60%) iSCSI
17 15 (0.56%) IPsec
17 15 (0.56%) SMS
18 14 (0.52%) BGP
18 14 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (15.78%) MongoDB
2 331 (12.38%) NoSQL
3 315 (11.78%) PostgreSQL
4 276 (10.32%) MySQL
5 268 (10.02%) Big Data
6 216 (8.08%) Hadoop
7 196 (7.33%) Relational Database
8 157 (5.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 106 (3.96%) SQL Server
10 82 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
11 74 (2.77%) Apache Hive
11 74 (2.77%) HBase
12 60 (2.24%) Oracle Database
13 51 (1.91%) Redis
14 41 (1.53%) RDBMS
15 36 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
16 31 (1.16%) Sqoop
17 24 (0.90%) OLTP
17 24 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
18 23 (0.86%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 590 (22.06%) Jenkins
2 507 (18.96%) Git (software)
3 329 (12.30%) JIRA
4 227 (8.49%) Cucumber
5 225 (8.41%) Selenium
6 199 (7.44%) Subversion
7 151 (5.65%) Maven
8 136 (5.09%) JUnit
9 105 (3.93%) Gradle
10 104 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 91 (3.40%) Vagrant
12 66 (2.47%) WebDriver
13 65 (2.43%) Eclipse
14 63 (2.36%) Ant
15 60 (2.24%) Mercurial
16 53 (1.98%) Hudson
16 53 (1.98%) TeamCity
17 50 (1.87%) gulp
18 48 (1.80%) Travis CI
19 40 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 379 (14.17%) Finance
2 184 (6.88%) Banking
3 79 (2.95%) Retail
4 68 (2.54%) Marketing
5 58 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 39 (1.46%) Publishing
7 36 (1.35%) Legal
8 35 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 21 (0.79%) Games
10 18 (0.67%) Front Office
10 18 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.60%) Electronics
12 15 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.34%) Advertising
14 8 (0.30%) Law
15 7 (0.26%) Back Office
15 7 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.19%) Billing
16 5 (0.19%) Military
17 4 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 980 (36.65%) Developer
2 363 (13.58%) Architect
3 339 (12.68%) Java Developer
4 264 (9.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 172 (6.43%) Analyst
6 163 (6.10%) Senior Developer
7 130 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
8 119 (4.45%) Agile Developer
9 110 (4.11%) Scala Developer
10 102 (3.81%) Technical Architect
11 101 (3.78%) Software Engineer
12 93 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 92 (3.44%) Business Analyst
14 89 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
15 88 (3.29%) Linux Engineer
16 86 (3.22%) Consultant
16 86 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
17 81 (3.03%) Administrator
18 75 (2.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 72 (2.69%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (20.31%) HTML
2 481 (17.99%) Web Services
3 460 (17.20%) CSS
4 367 (13.72%) REST
5 353 (13.20%) HTML5
6 341 (12.75%) Spring
7 307 (11.48%) RESTful
8 300 (11.22%) AngularJS
9 287 (10.73%) CSS3
10 278 (10.40%) JSON
11 226 (8.45%) Node.js
12 203 (7.59%) .NET
13 196 (7.33%) XML
14 162 (6.06%) J2EE
15 142 (5.31%) Hibernate
16 137 (5.12%) Play Framework
17 136 (5.09%) Django
18 123 (4.60%) React
19 98 (3.66%) Ruby on Rails
20 95 (3.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 198 (7.40%) User Experience
2 151 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 149 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (2.58%) Virtual Team
5 62 (2.32%) Visualisation
6 58 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 55 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 53 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 50 (1.87%) Mobile App
10 46 (1.72%) Public Cloud
11 41 (1.53%) Data Integration
12 40 (1.50%) Social Media
13 36 (1.35%) Data Structures
14 35 (1.31%) Economics
15 34 (1.27%) Mathematics
15 34 (1.27%) NHS
16 33 (1.23%) Data Centre
17 28 (1.05%) Clustering
18 27 (1.01%) Statistics
18 27 (1.01%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 864 (32.31%) Linux
2 270 (10.10%) Windows
3 256 (9.57%) Unix
4 137 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (2.51%) CentOS
6 60 (2.24%) Ubuntu
7 58 (2.17%) Android
8 57 (2.13%) Windows Server
9 51 (1.91%) Apple iOS
10 48 (1.80%) AIX
11 43 (1.61%) Windows XP
12 38 (1.42%) Windows 2000
13 26 (0.97%) Solaris
14 22 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (0.79%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.56%) Windows 7
17 13 (0.49%) VMS
17 13 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (0.37%) Debian
19 9 (0.34%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1552 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
2 706 (26.40%) DevOps
3 635 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
4 582 (21.77%) TDD
5 521 (19.48%) Scrum
6 398 (14.88%) Configuration Management
7 325 (12.15%) OO
8 308 (11.52%) BDD
9 278 (10.40%) Microservices
10 270 (10.10%) Software Engineering
11 264 (9.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 227 (8.49%) High Availability
13 206 (7.70%) Kanban
14 191 (7.14%) ITIL
15 183 (6.84%) Pair Programming
16 167 (6.25%) E-Commerce
17 163 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
18 161 (6.02%) Automated Testing
18 161 (6.02%) Mentoring
19 155 (5.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1141 (42.67%) Java
2 639 (23.90%) Python
3 567 (21.20%) JavaScript
4 486 (18.18%) Ruby
5 385 (14.40%) SQL
6 356 (13.31%) Scala
7 199 (7.44%) PHP
8 144 (5.39%) C#
9 140 (5.24%) Bash Shell
10 139 (5.20%) Perl
11 100 (3.74%) C
12 85 (3.18%) Groovy
13 84 (3.14%) C++
14 63 (2.36%) PowerShell
15 62 (2.32%) Go
16 54 (2.02%) R
17 50 (1.87%) Shell Script
18 40 (1.50%) Clojure
19 24 (0.90%) PL/SQL
20 16 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 346 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 219 (8.19%) SC Cleared
3 197 (7.37%) Degree
4 87 (3.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 66 (2.47%) DV Cleared
6 37 (1.38%) CISSP
7 23 (0.86%) ISEB
8 21 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (0.67%) CHECK Team Member
10 18 (0.67%) ISTQB
10 18 (0.67%) SANS
11 16 (0.60%) CCNP
11 16 (0.60%) MCSE
12 15 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (0.52%) CCNA
13 14 (0.52%) MCSA
14 13 (0.49%) PhD
14 13 (0.49%) RHCE
15 12 (0.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (5.68%) QA
2 96 (3.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 33 (1.23%) SLA
4 30 (1.12%) SDET
5 23 (0.86%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.30%) WAI
7 7 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.19%) HL7
9 4 (0.15%) WCAG
10 3 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.11%) MiFID
11 2 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.075%) EMIR
11 2 (0.075%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.075%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.037%) CDISC
12 1 (0.037%) GPG13
12 1 (0.037%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 317 (11.85%) Docker
2 106 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
4 58 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 41 (1.53%) HDFS
5 41 (1.53%) KVM
6 33 (1.23%) Apache Flume
7 23 (0.86%) Hyper-V
8 21 (0.79%) iptables
8 21 (0.79%) vSphere
9 18 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (0.67%) Xen
10 17 (0.64%) vCloud
11 16 (0.60%) VirtualBox
12 15 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 14 (0.52%) LXC
14 13 (0.49%) Squid
14 13 (0.49%) XenServer
15 12 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
16 11 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 440 (16.45%) Puppet
2 311 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
3 259 (9.69%) Ansible
4 67 (2.51%) Kibana
5 66 (2.47%) logstash
6 61 (2.28%) Salt
7 59 (2.21%) Terraform
8 51 (1.91%) Nagios
9 44 (1.65%) Hadoop YARN
10 33 (1.23%) Graphite
11 28 (1.05%) Grafana
12 24 (0.90%) Oozie
13 23 (0.86%) HAProxy
13 23 (0.86%) Kubernetes
14 17 (0.64%) Ambari
15 14 (0.52%) SCCM
15 14 (0.52%) Zenoss
16 13 (0.49%) OSSEC
17 12 (0.45%) Cacti
17 12 (0.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 263 (9.84%) Oracle
2 183 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 152 (5.68%) Red Hat
4 137 (5.12%) VMware
5 98 (3.66%) Google
6 96 (3.59%) IBM
7 91 (3.40%) Splunk
8 68 (2.54%) Adobe
9 65 (2.43%) Atlassian
10 56 (2.09%) MuleSoft
11 51 (1.91%) Zend
12 43 (1.61%) Cisco
13 42 (1.57%) Hortonworks
14 35 (1.31%) Cloudera
15 32 (1.20%) Rackspace
16 30 (1.12%) WSO2
17 28 (1.05%) Talend
18 25 (0.93%) SaltStack
19 21 (0.79%) EMC
20 20 (0.75%) SAP
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