The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 72 109 95
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -14
Contract jobs citing Open Source 792 486 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.50% 2.08% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 2.50% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 384 397
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-19.00% -54.78%
Open Source
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19475 19430 19928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.07% 83.19% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13944 13956 14107
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 220 248
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £52.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the London region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in London

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in London

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the London region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in London

Open Source
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Open Source Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
City of London +36 117 £495 -1.00% 46
Croydon -17 12 £450 -
Westminster -13 7 £425 +32.81% 1
Feltham - 5 £434 -
Harrow - 4 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 2 £394 +5.00%
Canary Wharf -1 2 £375 -31.81%
Greenford - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 London region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 871 (58.69%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (39.35%) Java
3 481 (32.41%) Linux
4 455 (30.66%) DevOps
5 371 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 344 (23.18%) Python
7 336 (22.64%) TDD
8 318 (21.43%) Jenkins
9 295 (19.88%) Puppet
10 290 (19.54%) HTML
11 272 (18.33%) Scrum
11 272 (18.33%) Git (software)
12 271 (18.26%) JavaScript
13 269 (18.13%) Ruby
14 267 (17.99%) Amazon AWS
15 257 (17.32%) Configuration Management
16 252 (16.98%) Web Services
17 250 (16.85%) Finance
18 240 (16.17%) CSS
19 228 (15.36%) Docker
20 213 (14.35%) NoSQL
21 212 (14.29%) MongoDB
22 205 (13.81%) Ansible
23 203 (13.68%) REST
24 199 (13.41%) HTML5
25 196 (13.21%) MySQL
26 188 (12.67%) Opscode Chef
26 188 (12.67%) Security Cleared
27 185 (12.47%) SQL
28 167 (11.25%) PostgreSQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 119 (8.02%) Apache
2 82 (5.53%) Confluence
3 67 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
4 60 (4.04%) nginx
5 59 (3.98%) Apache Spark
5 59 (3.98%) OpenStack
6 50 (3.37%) Tomcat
7 36 (2.43%) JBoss
8 34 (2.29%) CMS
9 28 (1.89%) IIS
10 27 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 26 (1.75%) SAS
12 24 (1.62%) Mule
13 23 (1.55%) Drupal
14 21 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
15 18 (1.21%) Apache Pig
15 18 (1.21%) WebLogic
15 18 (1.21%) WordPress
16 15 (1.01%) Apache Solr
17 12 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.81%) SPSS
3 10 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.54%) HipChat
5 6 (0.40%) GIMP
5 6 (0.40%) MS Office
6 4 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.13%) MS Project
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.067%) InVision
Business Applications
1 7 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.34%) Magento
3 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.13%) Beauchamp
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 267 (17.99%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (7.35%) GitHub
3 106 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (4.04%) PaaS
5 39 (2.63%) SaaS
6 33 (2.22%) IaaS
7 27 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 27 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (1.21%) Amazon S3
9 15 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.81%) Heroku
11 10 (0.67%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.54%) Google Play
14 7 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
14 7 (0.47%) CloudFront
14 7 (0.47%) Google Compute Engine
15 6 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (6.87%) HTTP
1 102 (6.87%) TCP/IP
2 68 (4.58%) DNS
3 53 (3.57%) SSL
4 45 (3.03%) Internet
5 32 (2.16%) VPN
6 28 (1.89%) Firewall
7 21 (1.42%) DHCP
7 21 (1.42%) SAN
8 15 (1.01%) LDAP
9 14 (0.94%) WAN
10 13 (0.88%) SNMP
11 12 (0.81%) VLAN
12 11 (0.74%) LAN
12 11 (0.74%) SSH
13 10 (0.67%) iSCSI
13 10 (0.67%) NAS
14 9 (0.61%) FTP
15 8 (0.54%) BGP
15 8 (0.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (14.35%) NoSQL
2 212 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 196 (13.21%) MySQL
4 167 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
5 156 (10.51%) Big Data
6 120 (8.09%) Hadoop
7 116 (7.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 73 (4.92%) Relational Database
9 56 (3.77%) SQL Server
10 41 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (2.09%) Redis
12 27 (1.82%) Apache Hive
13 24 (1.62%) RDBMS
14 19 (1.28%) HBase
15 16 (1.08%) Data Mining
15 16 (1.08%) SQLite
16 13 (0.88%) Sqoop
17 12 (0.81%) Oracle Database
17 12 (0.81%) Pentaho
18 11 (0.74%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 318 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 272 (18.33%) Git (software)
3 107 (7.21%) JIRA
4 99 (6.67%) Maven
5 93 (6.27%) Selenium
6 88 (5.93%) Cucumber
7 82 (5.53%) Subversion
8 66 (4.45%) Vagrant
9 58 (3.91%) Hudson
10 53 (3.57%) JUnit
11 45 (3.03%) Gradle
12 44 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 38 (2.56%) TeamCity
14 36 (2.43%) Eclipse
15 35 (2.36%) Ant
16 32 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
17 30 (2.02%) WebDriver
18 28 (1.89%) Travis CI
19 27 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
20 25 (1.68%) Artifactory
General
1 250 (16.85%) Finance
2 134 (9.03%) Banking
3 66 (4.45%) Retail
4 45 (3.03%) Marketing
5 41 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.28%) Law
8 18 (1.21%) Publishing
9 17 (1.15%) Games
10 15 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.94%) Legal
12 11 (0.74%) Front Office
13 7 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.40%) Advertising
14 6 (0.40%) Back Office
15 3 (0.20%) Electronics
15 3 (0.20%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.067%) Billing
16 1 (0.067%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.067%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 542 (36.52%) Developer
2 196 (13.21%) Architect
3 191 (12.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 170 (11.46%) Java Developer
5 97 (6.54%) Senior Developer
6 83 (5.59%) Linux Engineer
7 74 (4.99%) Technical Architect
8 72 (4.85%) Analyst
9 63 (4.25%) Agile Developer
10 62 (4.18%) AWS Engineer
11 59 (3.98%) AWS DevOps
12 58 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
13 57 (3.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 53 (3.57%) Consultant
15 50 (3.37%) Agile Java Developer
16 49 (3.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 48 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
18 44 (2.96%) Cloud Engineer
18 44 (2.96%) Scala Developer
19 43 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (19.54%) HTML
2 252 (16.98%) Web Services
3 240 (16.17%) CSS
4 203 (13.68%) REST
5 199 (13.41%) HTML5
6 166 (11.19%) AngularJS
7 153 (10.31%) CSS3
8 149 (10.04%) Node.js
9 134 (9.03%) Spring
10 122 (8.22%) RESTful
11 108 (7.28%) JSON
12 98 (6.60%) .NET
13 85 (5.73%) XML
14 82 (5.53%) LAMP
15 80 (5.39%) React
16 64 (4.31%) Play Framework
17 59 (3.98%) J2EE
18 56 (3.77%) Ajax
19 54 (3.64%) Hibernate
20 52 (3.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 122 (8.22%) User Experience
2 100 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 76 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 45 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 35 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 34 (2.29%) Algorithms
8 32 (2.16%) Visualisation
9 30 (2.02%) Public Cloud
10 27 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.42%) Blog
11 21 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (1.35%) Data Structures
13 19 (1.28%) Private Cloud
14 18 (1.21%) Data Centre
14 18 (1.21%) Derivative
15 17 (1.15%) Biometrics
15 17 (1.15%) Mathematics
15 17 (1.15%) Semantic Web
16 16 (1.08%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 481 (32.41%) Linux
2 126 (8.49%) Windows
3 96 (6.47%) Unix
4 58 (3.91%) Android
4 58 (3.91%) CentOS
5 56 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 44 (2.96%) Windows Server
8 43 (2.90%) Apple iOS
9 14 (0.94%) CoreOS
10 11 (0.74%) VMS
11 9 (0.61%) Fedora
11 9 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.40%) Debian
12 6 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.27%) Solaris
14 3 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.20%) SUSE
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 871 (58.69%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (30.66%) DevOps
3 371 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 336 (22.64%) TDD
5 272 (18.33%) Scrum
6 257 (17.32%) Configuration Management
7 163 (10.98%) BDD
8 138 (9.30%) OO
9 134 (9.03%) Microservices
10 131 (8.83%) Continuous Delivery
11 111 (7.48%) Web Development
12 108 (7.28%) Mentoring
13 102 (6.87%) Software Engineering
14 101 (6.81%) E-Commerce
15 100 (6.74%) Kanban
16 95 (6.40%) Automated Testing
17 94 (6.33%) High Availability
18 90 (6.06%) SDLC
19 89 (6.00%) Pair Programming
20 85 (5.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 584 (39.35%) Java
2 344 (23.18%) Python
3 271 (18.26%) JavaScript
4 269 (18.13%) Ruby
5 185 (12.47%) SQL
6 143 (9.64%) Scala
7 124 (8.36%) PHP
8 96 (6.47%) Bash Shell
9 82 (5.53%) C#
10 79 (5.32%) Perl
11 68 (4.58%) PowerShell
12 60 (4.04%) Go
13 39 (2.63%) R
14 36 (2.43%) C
15 33 (2.22%) Groovy
16 26 (1.75%) C++
17 21 (1.42%) Shell Script
18 15 (1.01%) Clojure
18 15 (1.01%) VBScript
19 13 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 188 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 134 (9.03%) SC Cleared
3 120 (8.09%) Degree
4 32 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.82%) CISSP
6 26 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 17 (1.15%) CHECK Team Member
8 15 (1.01%) CEH
9 14 (0.94%) RHCA
9 14 (0.94%) RHCE
10 13 (0.88%) ISEB
11 11 (0.74%) CREST Certified
11 11 (0.74%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.54%) CCNA
12 8 (0.54%) CCNP
12 8 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.54%) RHCSA
13 6 (0.40%) BC Cleared
13 6 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.40%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (9.37%) QA
2 25 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 25 (1.68%) SDET
3 14 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.40%) SLA
5 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.067%) BS25999
7 1 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.067%) EMIR
7 1 (0.067%) GPG13
7 1 (0.067%) WCAG
System Software
1 228 (15.36%) Docker
2 71 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (1.82%) KVM
5 22 (1.48%) Apache Flume
6 20 (1.35%) Active Directory
7 19 (1.28%) HDFS
7 19 (1.28%) NFS
8 17 (1.15%) etcd
9 16 (1.08%) Hyper-V
10 14 (0.94%) flannel
11 12 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.74%) iptables
12 11 (0.74%) Snort
12 11 (0.74%) VirtualBox
13 10 (0.67%) vCloud
14 9 (0.61%) Ceph
14 9 (0.61%) GlusterFS
15 8 (0.54%) Squid
15 8 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 295 (19.88%) Puppet
2 205 (13.81%) Ansible
3 188 (12.67%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (3.17%) logstash
5 42 (2.83%) Nagios
6 41 (2.76%) Terraform
7 35 (2.36%) Kibana
8 31 (2.09%) Kubernetes
9 26 (1.75%) Salt
10 22 (1.48%) HAProxy
11 16 (1.08%) Zenoss
12 13 (0.88%) Graphite
12 13 (0.88%) rkt
13 11 (0.74%) Grafana
13 11 (0.74%) Oozie
14 10 (0.67%) Cobbler
14 10 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 10 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 10 (0.67%) OpenView
14 10 (0.67%) Packer
Vendors
1 117 (7.88%) VMware
2 90 (6.06%) Oracle
2 90 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 85 (5.73%) Microsoft
4 68 (4.58%) Splunk
5 64 (4.31%) Atlassian
6 57 (3.84%) Google
7 45 (3.03%) IBM
8 34 (2.29%) Adobe
9 28 (1.89%) Hortonworks
9 28 (1.89%) Rackspace
10 27 (1.82%) MuleSoft
11 20 (1.35%) HP
11 20 (1.35%) Zend
12 18 (1.21%) AppDynamics
13 17 (1.15%) Cisco
14 16 (1.08%) EMC
14 16 (1.08%) Facebook
15 15 (1.01%) Cloudera
15 15 (1.01%) Talend
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