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 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 88 99 112
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 592 519 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.76% 2.31% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 2.76% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 396 350
Median daily rate £513 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £378 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
18217 18803 18933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.83% 83.68% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 13421 13967
Median daily rate £485 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 227 247
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
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 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 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
City of London +7 87 £538 -6.52% 53
Croydon -14 7 £468 -
Canary Wharf +7 6 £550 -15.38%
Harrow 0 4 £495 +0.50%
Docklands, London +1 3 £538 -13.65%
Hammersmith +5 2 £475 -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 - -
Bexley - 1 £325 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 773 (55.89%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (39.91%) Java
3 405 (29.28%) DevOps
4 390 (28.20%) Linux
5 384 (27.77%) Python
6 335 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
7 309 (22.34%) Jenkins
8 294 (21.26%) TDD
9 274 (19.81%) HTML
10 270 (19.52%) JavaScript
11 263 (19.02%) Ruby
12 254 (18.37%) Web Services
13 251 (18.15%) Finance
13 251 (18.15%) Puppet
14 242 (17.50%) CSS
15 241 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
16 233 (16.85%) Git (software)
17 227 (16.41%) Scrum
18 225 (16.27%) Configuration Management
19 207 (14.97%) MongoDB
20 189 (13.67%) Docker
21 185 (13.38%) HTML5
22 184 (13.30%) Opscode Chef
23 183 (13.23%) Ansible
24 180 (13.02%) NoSQL
25 179 (12.94%) REST
26 173 (12.51%) MySQL
26 173 (12.51%) PostgreSQL
27 172 (12.44%) Banking
28 170 (12.29%) AngularJS

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
1 118 (8.53%) Apache
2 87 (6.29%) Confluence
3 79 (5.71%) Apache Spark
4 76 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
5 64 (4.63%) nginx
6 54 (3.90%) OpenStack
7 42 (3.04%) Apache Pig
7 42 (3.04%) Tomcat
8 36 (2.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 34 (2.46%) JBoss
10 27 (1.95%) IIS
11 26 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
12 22 (1.59%) Apache Solr
13 21 (1.52%) Drupal
14 20 (1.45%) CMS
15 18 (1.30%) SAS
15 18 (1.30%) WebSphere
16 17 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 13 (0.94%) WordPress
18 12 (0.87%) Mule
Applications
1 24 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.80%) SPSS
3 7 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.43%) MS Office
5 5 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.29%) HipChat
7 2 (0.14%) GIMP
7 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.072%) InVision
8 1 (0.072%) MS Project
8 1 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (0.65%) Magento
2 6 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.072%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.072%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.072%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 241 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (7.59%) GitHub
4 60 (4.34%) PaaS
5 31 (2.24%) IaaS
6 30 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (2.02%) SaaS
9 23 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (1.23%) Heroku
11 15 (1.08%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.94%) Slack
13 12 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (0.87%) OpenShift
14 11 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
14 11 (0.80%) Office 365
15 10 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
16 7 (0.51%) Datadog
16 7 (0.51%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 97 (7.01%) TCP/IP
2 96 (6.94%) HTTP
3 53 (3.83%) Internet
4 52 (3.76%) SSL
5 47 (3.40%) DNS
6 27 (1.95%) VPN
7 23 (1.66%) Firewall
8 17 (1.23%) SAN
9 14 (1.01%) DHCP
9 14 (1.01%) VLAN
10 13 (0.94%) BGP
11 12 (0.87%) SNMP
11 12 (0.87%) WAN
12 11 (0.80%) iSCSI
12 11 (0.80%) NAS
13 9 (0.65%) Network Security
14 8 (0.58%) Kerberos
14 8 (0.58%) LAN
14 8 (0.58%) LDAP
15 6 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (14.97%) MongoDB
2 180 (13.02%) NoSQL
3 173 (12.51%) MySQL
3 173 (12.51%) PostgreSQL
4 169 (12.22%) Big Data
5 141 (10.20%) Hadoop
6 109 (7.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 75 (5.42%) Relational Database
8 50 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
9 48 (3.47%) Apache Hive
10 46 (3.33%) SQL Server
11 35 (2.53%) HBase
12 30 (2.17%) Redis
13 29 (2.10%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.30%) Sqoop
15 17 (1.23%) Data Lake
16 13 (0.94%) Riak
16 13 (0.94%) SQLite
17 12 (0.87%) OLTP
17 12 (0.87%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 309 (22.34%) Jenkins
2 233 (16.85%) Git (software)
3 112 (8.10%) JIRA
4 98 (7.09%) Cucumber
4 98 (7.09%) Selenium
5 90 (6.51%) Subversion
6 79 (5.71%) Vagrant
7 76 (5.50%) Maven
8 54 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 49 (3.54%) JUnit
10 42 (3.04%) Hudson
11 39 (2.82%) Gradle
11 39 (2.82%) TeamCity
12 33 (2.39%) Ant
13 32 (2.31%) WebDriver
14 31 (2.24%) Eclipse
15 28 (2.02%) Mercurial
16 26 (1.88%) Travis CI
17 25 (1.81%) gulp
17 25 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 251 (18.15%) Finance
2 172 (12.44%) Banking
3 58 (4.19%) Investment Banking
4 55 (3.98%) Retail
5 39 (2.82%) Marketing
6 19 (1.37%) Publishing
7 18 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.01%) Front Office
8 14 (1.01%) Games
8 14 (1.01%) Legal
9 8 (0.58%) Law
10 7 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.43%) Electronics
11 6 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.29%) Advertising
13 3 (0.22%) Billing
14 2 (0.14%) Back Office
15 1 (0.072%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.072%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 514 (37.17%) Developer
2 177 (12.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 164 (11.86%) Architect
4 155 (11.21%) Java Developer
5 95 (6.87%) Senior Developer
6 75 (5.42%) JavaScript Developer
7 74 (5.35%) Agile Developer
8 71 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
9 63 (4.56%) Agile Java Developer
10 58 (4.19%) Analyst
11 57 (4.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 56 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
13 55 (3.98%) Consultant
14 51 (3.69%) AWS DevOps
14 51 (3.69%) AWS Engineer
15 50 (3.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 43 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 42 (3.04%) Cloud Engineer
18 40 (2.89%) Technical Architect
19 39 (2.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (19.81%) HTML
2 254 (18.37%) Web Services
3 242 (17.50%) CSS
4 185 (13.38%) HTML5
5 179 (12.94%) REST
6 170 (12.29%) AngularJS
7 154 (11.14%) CSS3
8 135 (9.76%) Node.js
9 131 (9.47%) Spring
10 121 (8.75%) RESTful
11 102 (7.38%) React
12 101 (7.30%) .NET
13 85 (6.15%) JSON
14 70 (5.06%) LAMP
15 67 (4.84%) J2EE
16 60 (4.34%) Hibernate
17 57 (4.12%) Gherkin
18 56 (4.05%) Kafka
19 55 (3.98%) XML
20 47 (3.40%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 122 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 115 (8.32%) User Experience
3 71 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 42 (3.04%) Mobile App
6 35 (2.53%) Algorithms
6 35 (2.53%) Economics
7 30 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.17%) Public Cloud
8 28 (2.02%) Mathematics
8 28 (2.02%) Visualisation
9 22 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (1.45%) Data Centre
11 20 (1.45%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.23%) Data Integration
12 17 (1.23%) Semantic Web
13 15 (1.08%) Statistics
14 14 (1.01%) PKI
14 14 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 390 (28.20%) Linux
2 107 (7.74%) Windows
3 88 (6.36%) Unix
4 64 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (3.33%) CentOS
6 44 (3.18%) Android
7 41 (2.96%) Ubuntu
8 36 (2.60%) Apple iOS
9 30 (2.17%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.72%) VMS
11 5 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.29%) Fedora
12 4 (0.29%) Solaris
12 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.22%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.22%) SUSE
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (55.89%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (29.28%) DevOps
3 335 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
4 294 (21.26%) TDD
5 227 (16.41%) Scrum
6 225 (16.27%) Configuration Management
7 155 (11.21%) Continuous Delivery
8 150 (10.85%) BDD
9 144 (10.41%) Software Engineering
10 123 (8.89%) Microservices
10 123 (8.89%) OO
11 110 (7.95%) High Availability
12 96 (6.94%) Web Development
13 92 (6.65%) E-Commerce
14 89 (6.44%) Kanban
15 87 (6.29%) Automated Testing
16 83 (6.00%) Pair Programming
17 82 (5.93%) SDLC
18 79 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
19 76 (5.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 552 (39.91%) Java
2 384 (27.77%) Python
3 270 (19.52%) JavaScript
4 263 (19.02%) Ruby
5 163 (11.79%) SQL
6 139 (10.05%) Scala
7 105 (7.59%) PHP
8 92 (6.65%) Bash Shell
9 81 (5.86%) Perl
10 71 (5.13%) C#
11 56 (4.05%) Go
12 49 (3.54%) PowerShell
13 47 (3.40%) R
14 42 (3.04%) C
15 33 (2.39%) C++
16 20 (1.45%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.37%) Groovy
18 14 (1.01%) Clojure
18 14 (1.01%) TypeScript
19 13 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 154 (11.14%) Security Cleared
2 135 (9.76%) Degree
3 104 (7.52%) SC Cleared
4 35 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.81%) CISSP
6 18 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 17 (1.23%) CHECK Team Member
8 13 (0.94%) PhD
9 12 (0.87%) CCNP
9 12 (0.87%) CEH
9 12 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.80%) CCNA
10 11 (0.80%) RHCSA
11 10 (0.72%) CREST Certified
11 10 (0.72%) ISEB
11 10 (0.72%) RHCA
11 10 (0.72%) RHCE
12 8 (0.58%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.43%) SANS
14 5 (0.36%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.15%) QA
2 26 (1.88%) SDET
3 23 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.29%) SLA
8 3 (0.22%) MiFID
9 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.14%) EMIR
10 1 (0.072%) GPG13
System Software
1 189 (13.67%) Docker
2 57 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
4 29 (2.10%) KVM
5 26 (1.88%) Active Directory
6 25 (1.81%) HDFS
7 20 (1.45%) Apache Flume
8 14 (1.01%) vCloud
9 12 (0.87%) iptables
9 12 (0.87%) VirtualBox
10 11 (0.80%) XenServer
11 10 (0.72%) Hyper-V
11 10 (0.72%) NFS
12 9 (0.65%) VMware ESX
13 8 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.58%) Snort
14 6 (0.43%) BIND 9
14 6 (0.43%) LXC
14 6 (0.43%) Xen
15 5 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 251 (18.15%) Puppet
2 184 (13.30%) Opscode Chef
3 183 (13.23%) Ansible
4 48 (3.47%) Terraform
5 46 (3.33%) Salt
6 41 (2.96%) Kibana
6 41 (2.96%) logstash
7 31 (2.24%) Nagios
8 29 (2.10%) Hadoop YARN
9 24 (1.74%) Grafana
9 24 (1.74%) Graphite
10 16 (1.16%) HAProxy
11 14 (1.01%) Zenoss
12 13 (0.94%) Kubernetes
13 11 (0.80%) Oozie
14 9 (0.65%) MOM
15 7 (0.51%) Cacti
16 6 (0.43%) Ambari
16 6 (0.43%) SCCM
16 6 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 89 (6.44%) Oracle
2 85 (6.15%) VMware
3 78 (5.64%) Red Hat
4 68 (4.92%) Splunk
5 66 (4.77%) Microsoft
6 57 (4.12%) IBM
7 51 (3.69%) Atlassian
8 45 (3.25%) Adobe
9 35 (2.53%) Google
10 32 (2.31%) MuleSoft
11 28 (2.02%) Hortonworks
12 22 (1.59%) Rackspace
13 21 (1.52%) Zend
14 20 (1.45%) Cloudera
14 20 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (1.30%) AppDynamics
16 14 (1.01%) Cisco
16 14 (1.01%) SaltStack
17 13 (0.94%) Citrix
18 12 (0.87%) EMC
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