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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 76 131 121
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -10
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1428 909 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.82% 1.72% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 2.13% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 659 613
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £93.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -57.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £34.20 £28.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £158.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% -43.66%
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
42027 42615 39492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.42% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28004 28221 24921
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 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1151 1103
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.91 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +48 797 £500 +5.26% 154
South East +82 176 £450 +12.50% 39
Yorkshire +24 115 £475 +26.66% 18
North West +25 81 £500 +8.10% 24
West Midlands +8 79 £495 +14.45% 9
East of England +36 62 £369 -18.05% 25
South West -1 53 £435 -3.38% 22
North East -45 37 £488 +2.63%
East Midlands +15 27 £375 +7.14% 6
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1739 (63.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1188 (43.71%) Java
3 959 (35.28%) Linux
4 711 (26.16%) DevOps
5 681 (25.06%) Continuous Integration
6 600 (22.08%) Python
7 595 (21.89%) TDD
8 594 (21.85%) HTML
9 583 (21.45%) Git (software)
10 581 (21.38%) Scrum
11 557 (20.49%) JavaScript
12 530 (19.50%) Jenkins
13 526 (19.35%) Puppet
14 489 (17.99%) CSS
15 469 (17.26%) REST
16 461 (16.96%) Ruby
17 454 (16.70%) Web Services
18 432 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
19 422 (15.53%) MongoDB
20 416 (15.31%) HTML5
21 410 (15.08%) Configuration Management
22 409 (15.05%) Spring
23 406 (14.94%) Finance
24 389 (14.31%) Scala
25 377 (13.87%) SQL
26 369 (13.58%) JSON
27 352 (12.95%) OO
28 345 (12.69%) Security Cleared
29 341 (12.55%) Docker
30 337 (12.40%) Microservices

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
1 235 (8.65%) Apache
2 197 (7.25%) Confluence
3 130 (4.78%) Tomcat
4 105 (3.86%) JBoss
5 99 (3.64%) nginx
6 96 (3.53%) OpenStack
7 94 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
8 73 (2.69%) WebLogic
9 71 (2.61%) Apache Spark
10 63 (2.32%) SAS
11 44 (1.62%) CMS
12 43 (1.58%) Mule
13 36 (1.32%) WebSphere
14 35 (1.29%) Drupal
15 31 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
15 31 (1.14%) WordPress
16 29 (1.07%) IIS
17 28 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
17 28 (1.03%) SharePoint
18 26 (0.96%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 48 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.70%) MS Office
2 19 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.37%) SPSS
4 8 (0.29%) HipChat
5 6 (0.22%) GIMP
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.074%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.074%) MS Project
7 2 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.037%) InVision
8 1 (0.037%) Weka
Business Applications
1 29 (1.07%) Magento
2 14 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.11%) Beauchamp
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.074%) Exchequer
9 2 (0.074%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.037%) BigMachines
10 1 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.037%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.037%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.037%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.037%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 432 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (6.92%) GitHub
3 149 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 136 (5.00%) PaaS
5 112 (4.12%) IaaS
6 101 (3.72%) SaaS
7 54 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
8 48 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
9 40 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 34 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (1.18%) Amazon S3
12 23 (0.85%) Google App Engine
13 13 (0.48%) OpenShift
14 12 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (0.40%) Google Analytics
16 10 (0.37%) Office 365
17 8 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (0.29%) CloudFront
17 8 (0.29%) Google Play
18 7 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 290 (10.67%) HTTP
2 122 (4.49%) TCP/IP
3 112 (4.12%) DNS
4 79 (2.91%) SSL
5 63 (2.32%) Internet
6 55 (2.02%) Firewall
7 47 (1.73%) VPN
8 40 (1.47%) DHCP
9 35 (1.29%) SAN
10 30 (1.10%) VLAN
11 26 (0.96%) LDAP
12 24 (0.88%) Network Security
13 22 (0.81%) WAN
14 19 (0.70%) IPsec
14 19 (0.70%) LAN
15 18 (0.66%) FTP
15 18 (0.66%) SSH
16 16 (0.59%) Intranet
17 15 (0.55%) MPLS
18 14 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (15.53%) MongoDB
2 309 (11.37%) NoSQL
3 281 (10.34%) MySQL
4 261 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
5 222 (8.17%) Big Data
6 198 (7.28%) Hadoop
7 181 (6.66%) Relational Database
8 121 (4.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 97 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
10 85 (3.13%) SQL Server
11 76 (2.80%) HBase
12 72 (2.65%) Apache Hive
13 48 (1.77%) Pentaho
14 41 (1.51%) Oracle Database
15 40 (1.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 39 (1.43%) Redis
17 37 (1.36%) RDBMS
18 36 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
19 32 (1.18%) Neo4j
20 25 (0.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 583 (21.45%) Git (software)
2 530 (19.50%) Jenkins
3 274 (10.08%) JIRA
4 198 (7.28%) Subversion
5 194 (7.14%) Selenium
6 185 (6.81%) JUnit
7 183 (6.73%) Maven
8 142 (5.22%) Cucumber
9 75 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 63 (2.32%) Gradle
11 62 (2.28%) Vagrant
11 62 (2.28%) WebDriver
12 60 (2.21%) Mercurial
13 55 (2.02%) Eclipse
14 51 (1.88%) Hudson
15 48 (1.77%) Travis CI
16 45 (1.66%) TeamCity
17 44 (1.62%) Ant
17 44 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
18 36 (1.32%) Mockito
General
1 406 (14.94%) Finance
2 147 (5.41%) Banking
3 81 (2.98%) Retail
4 60 (2.21%) Marketing
5 48 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 47 (1.73%) Publishing
7 33 (1.21%) Investment Banking
8 32 (1.18%) Legal
9 29 (1.07%) Law
10 26 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.88%) Games
12 20 (0.74%) Front Office
13 12 (0.44%) Electronics
13 12 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.40%) Advertising
15 7 (0.26%) Back Office
15 7 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.18%) Military
17 4 (0.15%) Billing
18 2 (0.074%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1021 (37.56%) Developer
2 416 (15.31%) Architect
3 399 (14.68%) Java Developer
4 301 (11.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 199 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 175 (6.44%) Scala Developer
7 154 (5.67%) Analyst
8 125 (4.60%) Agile Developer
8 125 (4.60%) Technical Architect
9 123 (4.53%) Linux Engineer
10 118 (4.34%) Java Scala Developer
11 110 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
12 102 (3.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 99 (3.64%) Business Analyst
14 98 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
15 86 (3.16%) Consultant
15 86 (3.16%) Software Engineer
16 85 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 83 (3.05%) Administrator
18 82 (3.02%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 594 (21.85%) HTML
2 489 (17.99%) CSS
3 469 (17.26%) REST
4 454 (16.70%) Web Services
5 416 (15.31%) HTML5
6 409 (15.05%) Spring
7 369 (13.58%) JSON
8 330 (12.14%) CSS3
9 319 (11.74%) AngularJS
10 308 (11.33%) RESTful
11 245 (9.01%) Node.js
12 208 (7.65%) XML
13 207 (7.62%) Play Framework
14 181 (6.66%) .NET
15 155 (5.70%) Hibernate
16 150 (5.52%) Ajax
17 149 (5.48%) SOAP
18 142 (5.22%) Django
19 140 (5.15%) J2EE
20 124 (4.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 217 (7.98%) User Experience
2 151 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 91 (3.35%) Visualisation
5 86 (3.16%) Mobile App
6 76 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 72 (2.65%) Algorithms
8 60 (2.21%) Management Information System
9 48 (1.77%) Virtual Team
10 45 (1.66%) Data Integration
11 42 (1.55%) Public Cloud
12 39 (1.43%) Data Centre
12 39 (1.43%) Social Media
13 28 (1.03%) Blog
14 24 (0.88%) Data Structures
15 23 (0.85%) Private Cloud
15 23 (0.85%) Statistics
16 19 (0.70%) CESG
16 19 (0.70%) Hedge funds
16 19 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 959 (35.28%) Linux
2 245 (9.01%) Unix
3 234 (8.61%) Windows
4 104 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 86 (3.16%) Android
6 72 (2.65%) CentOS
7 64 (2.35%) Apple iOS
8 63 (2.32%) Ubuntu
9 54 (1.99%) Windows Server
10 26 (0.96%) Solaris
11 24 (0.88%) CoreOS
11 24 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 19 (0.70%) Fedora
14 17 (0.63%) VMS
15 15 (0.55%) AIX
16 13 (0.48%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (0.33%) Debian
18 9 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1739 (63.98%) Agile Software Development
2 711 (26.16%) DevOps
3 681 (25.06%) Continuous Integration
4 595 (21.89%) TDD
5 581 (21.38%) Scrum
6 410 (15.08%) Configuration Management
7 352 (12.95%) OO
8 337 (12.40%) Microservices
9 261 (9.60%) BDD
10 224 (8.24%) Software Engineering
11 216 (7.95%) SOA
12 213 (7.84%) Automated Testing
13 197 (7.25%) Web Development
14 196 (7.21%) Continuous Delivery
14 196 (7.21%) Pair Programming
15 195 (7.17%) Mentoring
16 190 (6.99%) High Availability
17 179 (6.59%) E-Commerce
18 166 (6.11%) Kanban
19 165 (6.07%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1188 (43.71%) Java
2 600 (22.08%) Python
3 557 (20.49%) JavaScript
4 461 (16.96%) Ruby
5 389 (14.31%) Scala
6 377 (13.87%) SQL
7 219 (8.06%) PHP
8 195 (7.17%) C#
9 143 (5.26%) Bash Shell
10 112 (4.12%) C++
11 102 (3.75%) Groovy
12 101 (3.72%) Perl
13 96 (3.53%) PowerShell
14 91 (3.35%) C
15 87 (3.20%) Shell Script
16 71 (2.61%) Go
17 62 (2.28%) Clojure
18 40 (1.47%) PL/SQL
19 39 (1.43%) R
20 26 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 345 (12.69%) Security Cleared
2 229 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 153 (5.63%) Degree
4 77 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 62 (2.28%) DV Cleared
6 29 (1.07%) ISEB
7 28 (1.03%) CISSP
8 18 (0.66%) CHECK Team Member
9 16 (0.59%) RHCE
10 15 (0.55%) BC Cleared
10 15 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.55%) ISTQB
11 14 (0.52%) CEH
12 13 (0.48%) RHCA
13 12 (0.44%) CCNA
14 10 (0.37%) CCNP
14 10 (0.37%) CREST Certified
15 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (0.26%) AWS Certification
17 6 (0.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (7.25%) QA
2 72 (2.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 23 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.74%) SDET
5 10 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.37%) SLA
6 8 (0.29%) WAI
7 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.11%) GxP
8 3 (0.11%) HL7
8 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.074%) WCAG
10 1 (0.037%) BS25999
10 1 (0.037%) GPG13
10 1 (0.037%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.037%) MiFID
System Software
1 341 (12.55%) Docker
2 120 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (3.83%) Virtual Machines
4 54 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 42 (1.55%) Active Directory
6 32 (1.18%) KVM
7 28 (1.03%) etcd
8 26 (0.96%) flannel
8 26 (0.96%) iptables
9 22 (0.81%) HDFS
9 22 (0.81%) vSphere
10 21 (0.77%) Ceph
11 20 (0.74%) NFS
12 19 (0.70%) GlusterFS
13 18 (0.66%) Apache Flume
14 17 (0.63%) Sendmail
15 13 (0.48%) Snort
15 13 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (0.44%) Postfix
16 12 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 526 (19.35%) Puppet
2 305 (11.22%) Opscode Chef
3 251 (9.23%) Ansible
4 68 (2.50%) Nagios
5 63 (2.32%) logstash
6 55 (2.02%) Terraform
7 50 (1.84%) Kubernetes
8 45 (1.66%) Kibana
9 35 (1.29%) Graphite
10 34 (1.25%) Salt
11 32 (1.18%) HAProxy
12 25 (0.92%) Packer
13 23 (0.85%) rkt
14 21 (0.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 21 (0.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 20 (0.74%) Cobbler
16 18 (0.66%) OSSEC
17 16 (0.59%) Consul
18 14 (0.52%) Grafana
18 14 (0.52%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 300 (11.04%) Oracle
2 198 (7.28%) Microsoft
3 181 (6.66%) Google
4 172 (6.33%) VMware
5 155 (5.70%) Red Hat
6 77 (2.83%) Splunk
7 76 (2.80%) IBM
8 71 (2.61%) Atlassian
9 55 (2.02%) HP
9 55 (2.02%) MuleSoft
10 50 (1.84%) Adobe
11 45 (1.66%) Informatica
11 45 (1.66%) Zend
12 42 (1.55%) Cisco
13 41 (1.51%) CA
13 41 (1.51%) Tableau
14 39 (1.43%) EMC
15 32 (1.18%) Rackspace
16 31 (1.14%) webMethods
17 28 (1.03%) WSO2
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Yoh
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £428 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
PCR
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Technology
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £508 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Natural History Museum
Rate: From £28,865 to £30,250 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletec
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £475.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ministry of Justice
Rate: £58,113 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago