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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / London
Rank 82 94 116
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Contract jobs citing Open Source 576 529 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.96% 2.52% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 2.99% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 408 299
Median daily rate £525 £500 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £397 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £641 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +11.37%

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
16426 17684 17259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.49% 84.21% 81.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11871 12549 12487
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 209 193
Median hourly rate £32.00 £24.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.06% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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
City of London +27 78 £525 +5.00% 36
Croydon -10 8 £475 +18.75% 1
Canary Wharf +6 7 £525 -19.23%
New Malden - 7 - -
Docklands, London +1 5 £550 -11.64%
Harrow +1 3 £495 +0.50%
Hammersmith 0 2 £475 - 2
Bexley - 1 £325 -
Westminster - 1 £350 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 London region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 712 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (38.64%) Java
3 388 (29.28%) DevOps
4 382 (28.83%) Python
5 381 (28.75%) Linux
6 312 (23.55%) Continuous Integration
7 292 (22.04%) Jenkins
8 285 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
9 256 (19.32%) JavaScript
10 250 (18.87%) Web Services
11 242 (18.26%) Puppet
12 232 (17.51%) HTML
13 229 (17.28%) Finance
14 225 (16.98%) TDD
15 223 (16.83%) Configuration Management
16 221 (16.68%) Git (software)
17 216 (16.30%) Ruby
18 210 (15.85%) Scrum
19 207 (15.62%) CSS
20 198 (14.94%) MongoDB
21 194 (14.64%) PostgreSQL
22 187 (14.11%) Ansible
23 177 (13.36%) Big Data
24 169 (12.75%) Docker
24 169 (12.75%) Security Cleared
25 156 (11.77%) REST
26 155 (11.70%) MySQL
27 152 (11.47%) Node.js
28 151 (11.40%) Opscode Chef
29 149 (11.25%) Banking

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
1 106 (8.00%) Apache
2 76 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
3 75 (5.66%) Apache Spark
4 72 (5.43%) nginx
5 71 (5.36%) Confluence
6 50 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 45 (3.40%) Apache Pig
8 44 (3.32%) OpenStack
9 30 (2.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 27 (2.04%) IIS
11 26 (1.96%) JBoss
12 24 (1.81%) Apache Solr
12 24 (1.81%) CMS
13 22 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
14 21 (1.58%) Drupal
14 21 (1.58%) WebSphere
15 19 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (0.98%) SAS
17 11 (0.83%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.68%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.45%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.45%) SPSS
3 4 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.23%) HipChat
4 3 (0.23%) MS Office
4 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.15%) GIMP
6 1 (0.075%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.68%) Magento
3 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.075%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.075%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.075%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 285 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (7.32%) GitHub
4 59 (4.45%) PaaS
5 32 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (2.26%) IaaS
7 29 (2.19%) SaaS
8 27 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (1.66%) Heroku
10 15 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (0.98%) Office 365
12 12 (0.91%) Datadog
13 11 (0.83%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (0.68%) Slack
15 8 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
15 8 (0.60%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 117 (8.83%) TCP/IP
2 116 (8.75%) HTTP
3 81 (6.11%) SSL
4 61 (4.60%) Internet
5 47 (3.55%) DNS
6 34 (2.57%) Firewall
7 28 (2.11%) VPN
8 25 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
9 20 (1.51%) SAN
10 17 (1.28%) DHCP
10 17 (1.28%) LDAP
11 16 (1.21%) WAN
12 14 (1.06%) Kerberos
13 13 (0.98%) BGP
13 13 (0.98%) SNMP
14 12 (0.91%) LAN
14 12 (0.91%) NAS
14 12 (0.91%) Network Security
15 10 (0.75%) VLAN
16 9 (0.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (14.94%) MongoDB
2 194 (14.64%) PostgreSQL
3 177 (13.36%) Big Data
4 155 (11.70%) MySQL
5 148 (11.17%) NoSQL
6 140 (10.57%) Hadoop
7 95 (7.17%) Relational Database
8 90 (6.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 53 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
10 50 (3.77%) Redis
11 49 (3.70%) Apache Hive
12 46 (3.47%) SQL Server
13 34 (2.57%) HBase
14 27 (2.04%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.13%) Data Lake
15 15 (1.13%) Sqoop
16 12 (0.91%) Riak
17 11 (0.83%) Data Mining
17 11 (0.83%) MarkLogic
17 11 (0.83%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 292 (22.04%) Jenkins
2 221 (16.68%) Git (software)
3 99 (7.47%) JIRA
4 93 (7.02%) Cucumber
5 80 (6.04%) Selenium
6 74 (5.58%) Subversion
7 72 (5.43%) Vagrant
8 62 (4.68%) Maven
9 48 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 47 (3.55%) TeamCity
11 42 (3.17%) Hudson
12 40 (3.02%) JUnit
13 37 (2.79%) Travis CI
14 35 (2.64%) Gradle
15 31 (2.34%) Mercurial
16 29 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
17 27 (2.04%) Bitbucket
17 27 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (2.04%) WebDriver
18 23 (1.74%) MSBuild
General
1 229 (17.28%) Finance
2 149 (11.25%) Banking
3 46 (3.47%) Investment Banking
4 38 (2.87%) Retail
5 36 (2.72%) Marketing
6 18 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.21%) Legal
8 14 (1.06%) Electronics
8 14 (1.06%) Games
8 14 (1.06%) Publishing
9 12 (0.91%) Front Office
10 10 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.60%) Advertising
11 8 (0.60%) Law
12 3 (0.23%) Billing
13 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.075%) Automotive
14 1 (0.075%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.075%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 468 (35.32%) Developer
2 173 (13.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 168 (12.68%) Architect
4 127 (9.58%) Java Developer
5 76 (5.74%) JavaScript Developer
6 75 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 63 (4.75%) Linux Engineer
8 60 (4.53%) Analyst
9 57 (4.30%) Agile Developer
10 53 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
11 51 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 51 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
12 48 (3.62%) Agile Java Developer
12 48 (3.62%) Software Engineer
13 47 (3.55%) AWS DevOps
13 47 (3.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 44 (3.32%) Node.js Developer
15 40 (3.02%) Technical Architect
16 39 (2.94%) Consultant
16 39 (2.94%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (18.87%) Web Services
2 232 (17.51%) HTML
3 207 (15.62%) CSS
4 156 (11.77%) REST
5 152 (11.47%) Node.js
6 147 (11.09%) AngularJS
7 140 (10.57%) HTML5
8 121 (9.13%) Spring
9 116 (8.75%) CSS3
10 102 (7.70%) RESTful
11 92 (6.94%) .NET
12 85 (6.42%) React
13 70 (5.28%) JSON
14 67 (5.06%) J2EE
15 62 (4.68%) ELK Stack
16 56 (4.23%) Kafka
17 54 (4.08%) Hibernate
18 53 (4.00%) LAMP
19 51 (3.85%) XML
20 49 (3.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 121 (9.13%) Computer Science
2 113 (8.53%) User Experience
3 57 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (3.09%) Virtual Team
5 31 (2.34%) Economics
6 29 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 28 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 27 (2.04%) Visualisation
9 23 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (1.74%) Public Cloud
10 19 (1.43%) Data Integration
10 19 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (1.43%) Management Information System
10 19 (1.43%) PKI
11 18 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.28%) RIA
13 15 (1.13%) Data Centre
14 14 (1.06%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.91%) Statistics
16 10 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 381 (28.75%) Linux
2 100 (7.55%) Windows
3 99 (7.47%) Unix
4 65 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (2.79%) CentOS
6 34 (2.57%) Android
7 31 (2.34%) Ubuntu
8 29 (2.19%) Apple iOS
8 29 (2.19%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.83%) CoreOS
10 9 (0.68%) FreeBSD
11 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.38%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.38%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.30%) Solaris
14 3 (0.23%) Debian
14 3 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.23%) Tizen
14 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 712 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (29.28%) DevOps
3 312 (23.55%) Continuous Integration
4 225 (16.98%) TDD
5 223 (16.83%) Configuration Management
6 210 (15.85%) Scrum
7 146 (11.02%) Software Engineering
8 137 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
9 130 (9.81%) BDD
10 114 (8.60%) High Availability
11 110 (8.30%) Microservices
12 92 (6.94%) OO
13 83 (6.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 82 (6.19%) Kanban
15 71 (5.36%) Analytics
15 71 (5.36%) Pair Programming
16 68 (5.13%) Test Automation
17 63 (4.75%) E-Commerce
18 62 (4.68%) Web Development
19 61 (4.60%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 512 (38.64%) Java
2 382 (28.83%) Python
3 256 (19.32%) JavaScript
4 216 (16.30%) Ruby
5 148 (11.17%) SQL
6 107 (8.08%) Scala
7 94 (7.09%) PHP
8 91 (6.87%) Bash Shell
9 75 (5.66%) Perl
10 62 (4.68%) Go
11 60 (4.53%) C#
12 51 (3.85%) R
13 49 (3.70%) C
14 48 (3.62%) PowerShell
15 41 (3.09%) C++
16 29 (2.19%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.06%) Groovy
18 12 (0.91%) ES6
19 11 (0.83%) Clojure
19 11 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 169 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 136 (10.26%) Degree
3 114 (8.60%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.79%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.28%) CHECK Team Member
6 16 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (1.13%) CISSP
8 14 (1.06%) PhD
9 12 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.75%) CCNP
10 10 (0.75%) ISEB
10 10 (0.75%) RHCA
10 10 (0.75%) RHCE
11 9 (0.68%) CCNA
11 9 (0.68%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.68%) RHCSA
12 6 (0.45%) CEH
12 6 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.38%) GIAC
13 5 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.19%) QA
2 24 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (1.28%) SDET
4 9 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.30%) RMADS
7 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.15%) EMIR
7 2 (0.15%) GCP
7 2 (0.15%) MiFID
7 2 (0.15%) SLA
8 1 (0.075%) GPG13
8 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 169 (12.75%) Docker
2 52 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
4 31 (2.34%) Active Directory
5 23 (1.74%) HDFS
6 19 (1.43%) Apache Flume
6 19 (1.43%) vCloud
7 15 (1.13%) KVM
8 13 (0.98%) Snort
9 10 (0.75%) VirtualBox
9 10 (0.75%) XenServer
10 8 (0.60%) iptables
10 8 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.60%) NFS
11 7 (0.53%) Samba
11 7 (0.53%) Xen
12 6 (0.45%) BIND 9
12 6 (0.45%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.38%) Ceph
13 5 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 242 (18.26%) Puppet
2 187 (14.11%) Ansible
3 151 (11.40%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (3.70%) Salt
4 49 (3.70%) Terraform
5 45 (3.40%) logstash
6 43 (3.25%) Kibana
7 36 (2.72%) Kubernetes
8 33 (2.49%) Hadoop YARN
9 30 (2.26%) Nagios
10 27 (2.04%) Grafana
11 25 (1.89%) Graphite
12 14 (1.06%) HAProxy
13 11 (0.83%) Oozie
14 10 (0.75%) MOM
14 10 (0.75%) Oracle ZFS
14 10 (0.75%) Sysdig
15 8 (0.60%) Zenoss
16 7 (0.53%) Cacti
16 7 (0.53%) Consul
Vendors
1 84 (6.34%) Oracle
2 82 (6.19%) VMware
3 63 (4.75%) Red Hat
4 52 (3.92%) Splunk
5 50 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 47 (3.55%) IBM
7 38 (2.87%) Atlassian
8 37 (2.79%) Adobe
9 33 (2.49%) MuleSoft
10 27 (2.04%) Google
10 27 (2.04%) Hortonworks
11 22 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (1.58%) Zend
13 20 (1.51%) Cloudera
13 20 (1.51%) Rackspace
14 16 (1.21%) AppDynamics
14 16 (1.21%) Cisco
15 14 (1.06%) Citrix
16 12 (0.91%) SAP
16 12 (0.91%) Tableau
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