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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
UK / England
Rank 76 92 133
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +41
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1207 1071 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.87% 2.27% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.75% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 711 506
Median daily rate £480 £461 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £330 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £33.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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
34885 38997 37464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.95% 82.80% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23333 25843 24000
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 1059 1018
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +15 601 £525 +5.00% 204
South East +10 145 £475 +31.03% 36
North East +5 100 £400 -5.88% 11
Yorkshire +32 92 £500 +1.52% 30
West Midlands +44 79 £460 +15.00% 10
North West +50 71 £450 +5.88% 31
East of England +7 55 £495 +13.14% 34
South West -24 48 £410 +9.33% 32
East Midlands -7 8 £395 -14.59% 9
Midlands +6 6 £600 +20.00% 1
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 1446 (56.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1130 (44.12%) Java
3 929 (36.27%) Linux
4 750 (29.29%) DevOps
5 674 (26.32%) Python
6 643 (25.11%) Jenkins
7 576 (22.49%) Continuous Integration
8 527 (20.58%) Git (software)
9 521 (20.34%) JavaScript
10 475 (18.55%) HTML
11 474 (18.51%) TDD
12 458 (17.88%) Scrum
12 458 (17.88%) Configuration Management
13 447 (17.45%) MongoDB
14 434 (16.95%) Puppet
15 424 (16.56%) Amazon AWS
15 424 (16.56%) Ruby
16 419 (16.36%) Web Services
17 403 (15.74%) CSS
18 370 (14.45%) SQL
19 362 (14.14%) REST
20 360 (14.06%) Security Cleared
21 354 (13.82%) Finance
22 344 (13.43%) Spring
23 343 (13.39%) Unix
24 337 (13.16%) NoSQL
25 331 (12.92%) Scala
26 329 (12.85%) JIRA
27 317 (12.38%) Docker
28 303 (11.83%) PostgreSQL

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
1 239 (9.33%) Apache
2 238 (9.29%) Confluence
3 184 (7.18%) Tomcat
4 129 (5.04%) nginx
5 128 (5.00%) Apache Spark
6 119 (4.65%) WebSphere
7 105 (4.10%) JBoss
8 102 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
9 73 (2.85%) WebLogic
10 65 (2.54%) Apache Pig
11 61 (2.38%) OpenStack
12 51 (1.99%) IIS
13 46 (1.80%) Apache Solr
13 46 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 39 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 36 (1.41%) CMS
15 36 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
16 34 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
17 32 (1.25%) Jetty
17 32 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 101 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (0.39%) SPSS
4 4 (0.16%) MS Office
4 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.078%) HipChat
6 2 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.039%) MS Project
7 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.039%) Stata
Business Applications
1 37 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 23 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
6 10 (0.39%) Magento
7 4 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.078%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.039%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.039%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.039%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.039%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.039%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 424 (16.56%) Amazon AWS
2 237 (9.25%) PaaS
3 209 (8.16%) IaaS
4 205 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 193 (7.54%) SaaS
6 140 (5.47%) GitHub
7 59 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
8 49 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
9 39 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 25 (0.98%) Slack
10 25 (0.98%) Trello
11 24 (0.94%) Google App Engine
12 21 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (0.82%) Google Analytics
12 21 (0.82%) Heroku
13 20 (0.78%) Office 365
14 14 (0.55%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (0.51%) HP Helion
15 13 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 288 (11.25%) HTTP
2 229 (8.94%) TCP/IP
3 168 (6.56%) SSL
4 95 (3.71%) DNS
5 82 (3.20%) Internet
6 70 (2.73%) Firewall
7 53 (2.07%) VPN
8 52 (2.03%) DHCP
9 48 (1.87%) WAN
10 44 (1.72%) LAN
10 44 (1.72%) LDAP
11 36 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
12 28 (1.09%) Kerberos
13 27 (1.05%) FTP
13 27 (1.05%) IPsec
14 23 (0.90%) VoIP
15 19 (0.74%) Network Security
16 18 (0.70%) SAN
16 18 (0.70%) Wireless
17 14 (0.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (17.45%) MongoDB
2 337 (13.16%) NoSQL
3 303 (11.83%) PostgreSQL
4 297 (11.60%) Big Data
5 259 (10.11%) MySQL
6 222 (8.67%) Hadoop
7 209 (8.16%) Relational Database
8 157 (6.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 118 (4.61%) SQL Server
10 86 (3.36%) Apache Hive
11 77 (3.01%) Redis
12 69 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
13 66 (2.58%) Oracle Database
14 63 (2.46%) HBase
15 39 (1.52%) RDBMS
16 38 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
17 33 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
18 29 (1.13%) Sqoop
19 28 (1.09%) DB2
20 24 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 643 (25.11%) Jenkins
2 527 (20.58%) Git (software)
3 329 (12.85%) JIRA
4 219 (8.55%) Cucumber
5 218 (8.51%) Selenium
6 195 (7.61%) Subversion
7 142 (5.54%) JUnit
8 132 (5.15%) Maven
9 97 (3.79%) Gradle
10 93 (3.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 70 (2.73%) TeamCity
11 70 (2.73%) WebDriver
12 67 (2.62%) Ant
13 60 (2.34%) Vagrant
14 54 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
15 53 (2.07%) gulp
15 53 (2.07%) Hudson
16 51 (1.99%) IntelliJ
17 46 (1.80%) SoapUI
17 46 (1.80%) Travis CI
General
1 354 (13.82%) Finance
2 158 (6.17%) Banking
3 68 (2.66%) Marketing
4 46 (1.80%) Retail
4 46 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 45 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 35 (1.37%) Electronics
6 35 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 34 (1.33%) Legal
8 20 (0.78%) Games
9 15 (0.59%) Front Office
10 14 (0.55%) Advertising
11 11 (0.43%) Publishing
12 10 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.35%) Law
14 4 (0.16%) Automotive
14 4 (0.16%) Back Office
15 3 (0.12%) Billing
15 3 (0.12%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 889 (34.71%) Developer
2 360 (14.06%) Architect
3 318 (12.42%) Java Developer
4 276 (10.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 168 (6.56%) Analyst
6 118 (4.61%) Scala Developer
7 116 (4.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 111 (4.33%) Technical Architect
9 96 (3.75%) Senior Developer
10 90 (3.51%) Business Analyst
11 83 (3.24%) Software Engineer
12 82 (3.20%) Linux Engineer
13 74 (2.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 71 (2.77%) Administrator
15 69 (2.69%) Tester
16 64 (2.50%) AWS Engineer
17 63 (2.46%) AWS DevOps
17 63 (2.46%) Consultant
18 62 (2.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 61 (2.38%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (18.55%) HTML
2 419 (16.36%) Web Services
3 403 (15.74%) CSS
4 362 (14.14%) REST
5 344 (13.43%) Spring
6 290 (11.32%) JSON
7 285 (11.13%) RESTful
8 276 (10.78%) HTML5
9 241 (9.41%) AngularJS
10 234 (9.14%) Node.js
11 225 (8.79%) XML
12 208 (8.12%) .NET
12 208 (8.12%) CSS3
13 159 (6.21%) J2EE
14 153 (5.97%) Play Framework
15 141 (5.51%) Django
16 120 (4.69%) Hibernate
17 114 (4.45%) SOAP
18 109 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
19 103 (4.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 171 (6.68%) User Experience
2 168 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 64 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 56 (2.19%) Virtual Team
6 43 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 41 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 39 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 32 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 32 (1.25%) Public Cloud
10 31 (1.21%) Social Media
11 28 (1.09%) NHS
12 27 (1.05%) RIA
13 25 (0.98%) Clustering
13 25 (0.98%) Tandem
14 23 (0.90%) Data Centre
15 22 (0.86%) Cyber Attack
16 20 (0.78%) Client/Server
16 20 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
16 20 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 929 (36.27%) Linux
2 343 (13.39%) Unix
3 300 (11.71%) Windows
4 184 (7.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (3.05%) AIX
6 63 (2.46%) Windows Server
7 58 (2.26%) CentOS
7 58 (2.26%) Ubuntu
8 45 (1.76%) Windows XP
9 40 (1.56%) Windows 2000
10 33 (1.29%) Android
11 26 (1.02%) Apple iOS
12 24 (0.94%) Solaris
13 22 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (0.70%) Mac OS X
15 17 (0.66%) CoreOS
15 17 (0.66%) Debian
16 12 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (0.43%) Windows 7
18 9 (0.35%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1446 (56.46%) Agile Software Development
2 750 (29.29%) DevOps
3 576 (22.49%) Continuous Integration
4 474 (18.51%) TDD
5 458 (17.88%) Configuration Management
5 458 (17.88%) Scrum
6 261 (10.19%) BDD
7 249 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
8 244 (9.53%) Microservices
9 233 (9.10%) OO
10 224 (8.75%) High Availability
11 223 (8.71%) Software Engineering
12 203 (7.93%) ITIL
13 189 (7.38%) Kanban
14 177 (6.91%) Change Management
15 164 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 163 (6.36%) Analytics
17 162 (6.33%) Data Management
18 160 (6.25%) Automated Testing
19 149 (5.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1130 (44.12%) Java
2 674 (26.32%) Python
3 521 (20.34%) JavaScript
4 424 (16.56%) Ruby
5 370 (14.45%) SQL
6 331 (12.92%) Scala
7 165 (6.44%) Perl
8 160 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 148 (5.78%) C#
10 127 (4.96%) PHP
11 116 (4.53%) C
12 82 (3.20%) Shell Script
13 81 (3.16%) Groovy
14 71 (2.77%) PowerShell
15 69 (2.69%) Go
16 68 (2.66%) C++
17 64 (2.50%) R
18 16 (0.62%) Clojure
18 16 (0.62%) Haskell
19 15 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 360 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 240 (9.37%) SC Cleared
3 183 (7.15%) Degree
4 77 (3.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 47 (1.84%) DV Cleared
6 29 (1.13%) CISSP
7 23 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 22 (0.86%) ISEB
9 21 (0.82%) SANS
10 20 (0.78%) SSCP
11 19 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.66%) PhD
14 15 (0.59%) MCSE
15 14 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (0.55%) MCSA
16 11 (0.43%) RHCA
16 11 (0.43%) RHCE
17 9 (0.35%) CCNA
18 8 (0.31%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (6.36%) QA
2 83 (3.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 39 (1.52%) SLA
4 18 (0.70%) SDET
5 13 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.20%) RMADS
7 5 (0.20%) WCAG
8 3 (0.12%) MiFID
8 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.078%) EMIR
9 2 (0.078%) GCP
9 2 (0.078%) HL7
9 2 (0.078%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.039%) CDISC
10 1 (0.039%) HIPAA
System Software
1 317 (12.38%) Docker
2 101 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (3.01%) Active Directory
4 39 (1.52%) HDFS
4 39 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (1.17%) Xen
6 29 (1.13%) Apache Flume
7 25 (0.98%) vCloud
8 20 (0.78%) KVM
9 19 (0.74%) vSphere
10 18 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 17 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.55%) Snort
13 13 (0.51%) NFS
14 12 (0.47%) Hyper-V
14 12 (0.47%) XenServer
15 10 (0.39%) LXC
15 10 (0.39%) Squid
15 10 (0.39%) VirtualBox
16 9 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 434 (16.95%) Puppet
2 293 (11.44%) Ansible
3 274 (10.70%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (2.93%) Kibana
5 74 (2.89%) Salt
6 67 (2.62%) logstash
7 63 (2.46%) Terraform
8 60 (2.34%) Kubernetes
9 49 (1.91%) Hadoop YARN
9 49 (1.91%) Nagios
10 37 (1.44%) Grafana
11 36 (1.41%) Graphite
12 22 (0.86%) Oozie
12 22 (0.86%) QRadar
13 18 (0.70%) Dollar Universe
14 17 (0.66%) Ambari
14 17 (0.66%) HAProxy
15 15 (0.59%) Mesos
16 14 (0.55%) MOM
17 12 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 300 (11.71%) Oracle
2 188 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 175 (6.83%) Red Hat
4 140 (5.47%) VMware
5 129 (5.04%) Google
6 115 (4.49%) IBM
7 73 (2.85%) Atlassian
8 68 (2.66%) Splunk
9 48 (1.87%) Adobe
10 41 (1.60%) Hortonworks
11 39 (1.52%) SAP
12 37 (1.44%) Cisco
13 34 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
14 32 (1.25%) MuleSoft
15 31 (1.21%) Rackspace
16 30 (1.17%) Cloudera
17 27 (1.05%) SaltStack
17 27 (1.05%) TIBCO
18 25 (0.98%) HP
19 23 (0.90%) Apple
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FCO Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £490.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day £500-£600 PD
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cornwall
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Remote working
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Icore Tech
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Masento
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day all inclusive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago