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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 83 151 114
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -37
Contract jobs citing Open Source 618 352 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.68% 1.57% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 1.94% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 252 355
Average daily rate £500 £498 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £341 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £624 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.61%
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
19264 18102 18798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.69% 80.71% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13994 12630 13342
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 263 230
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.41 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -14.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 63 £500 - 38
Croydon +1 14 £413 - 1
Harrow - 5 £480 -
Westminster -11 3 £525 +10.52% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £475 -
Wimbledon - 2 £436 -
Canary Wharf +2 1 - -
Hammersmith -1 1 £400 -10.61%
Bromley - 1 £250 -
Southwark - 1 £250 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 701 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
2 489 (41.55%) Java
3 395 (33.56%) Linux
4 327 (27.78%) DevOps
5 320 (27.19%) TDD
6 267 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
7 257 (21.84%) Git (software)
8 242 (20.56%) JavaScript
9 236 (20.05%) Configuration Management
10 231 (19.63%) Python
10 231 (19.63%) Puppet
11 228 (19.37%) Scrum
12 212 (18.01%) Jenkins
13 198 (16.82%) Web Services
14 196 (16.65%) MongoDB
15 192 (16.31%) HTML
16 190 (16.14%) Amazon AWS
17 176 (14.95%) BDD
18 168 (14.27%) Ruby
19 163 (13.85%) NoSQL
20 161 (13.68%) Finance
21 157 (13.34%) Opscode Chef
21 157 (13.34%) MySQL
22 155 (13.17%) Docker
23 154 (13.08%) REST
24 152 (12.91%) Node.js
25 151 (12.83%) VMware
26 147 (12.49%) SQL
27 146 (12.40%) AngularJS
28 144 (12.23%) Windows

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 152 (12.91%) Node.js
2 89 (7.56%) Apache
3 80 (6.80%) Tomcat
4 63 (5.35%) OpenStack
5 46 (3.91%) nginx
6 42 (3.57%) Confluence
7 36 (3.06%) CMS
8 35 (2.97%) Apache Spark
9 33 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (1.53%) Mule
11 17 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (1.44%) JBoss
12 16 (1.36%) SAS
13 15 (1.27%) Apache Solr
13 15 (1.27%) Jetty
13 15 (1.27%) WebSphere
13 15 (1.27%) WordPress
14 14 (1.19%) Apache Pig
15 13 (1.10%) Apache TomEE
15 13 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (0.76%) HipChat
2 8 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.68%) MS Office
3 6 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.34%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.34%) FrameMaker
4 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.34%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.17%) SPSS
6 1 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 15 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.25%) BigMachines
4 3 (0.25%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.25%) Magento
5 2 (0.17%) Beauchamp
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 190 (16.14%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (11.21%) GitHub
3 59 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (4.76%) IaaS
5 37 (3.14%) PaaS
5 37 (3.14%) SaaS
6 22 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (1.53%) Google Analytics
8 16 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (1.02%) Google App Engine
11 11 (0.93%) Office 365
12 9 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.59%) Force.com
14 5 (0.42%) Heroku
15 4 (0.34%) AdWords
15 4 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.34%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.34%) MailChimp
16 2 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 104 (8.84%) HTTP
2 81 (6.88%) TCP/IP
3 59 (5.01%) SSL
4 54 (4.59%) DNS
5 40 (3.40%) Internet
6 34 (2.89%) SAN
7 24 (2.04%) Firewall
8 22 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
9 19 (1.61%) SSH
10 18 (1.53%) DHCP
10 18 (1.53%) FTP
11 15 (1.27%) VPN
12 14 (1.19%) LAN
12 14 (1.19%) LDAP
12 14 (1.19%) NAS
13 12 (1.02%) IPsec
13 12 (1.02%) iSCSI
13 12 (1.02%) NetScaler
13 12 (1.02%) SMTP
14 11 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (16.65%) MongoDB
2 163 (13.85%) NoSQL
3 157 (13.34%) MySQL
4 121 (10.28%) Big Data
5 114 (9.69%) PostgreSQL
6 95 (8.07%) Relational Database
7 77 (6.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 67 (5.69%) Hadoop
9 40 (3.40%) Redis
9 40 (3.40%) SQL Server
10 39 (3.31%) Apache Hive
11 33 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
12 29 (2.46%) RDBMS
13 24 (2.04%) HBase
14 16 (1.36%) Neo4j
15 12 (1.02%) Couchbase
16 11 (0.93%) CouchDB
17 10 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 10 (0.85%) Impala
17 10 (0.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 257 (21.84%) Git (software)
2 212 (18.01%) Jenkins
3 101 (8.58%) Maven
4 97 (8.24%) JIRA
5 96 (8.16%) Cucumber
6 57 (4.84%) Subversion
7 56 (4.76%) JUnit
8 52 (4.42%) Selenium
9 42 (3.57%) Gradle
10 40 (3.40%) Mockito
11 36 (3.06%) TeamCity
12 34 (2.89%) Hudson
13 30 (2.55%) JMeter
14 27 (2.29%) gulp
15 26 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
16 25 (2.12%) HP UFT
17 21 (1.78%) FitNesse
18 20 (1.70%) Eclipse
19 19 (1.61%) Protractor
19 19 (1.61%) Travis CI
General
1 161 (13.68%) Finance
2 82 (6.97%) Banking
3 46 (3.91%) Marketing
4 45 (3.82%) Retail
5 32 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.78%) Games
8 15 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.02%) Front Office
10 11 (0.93%) Legal
11 9 (0.76%) Advertising
12 7 (0.59%) Law
12 7 (0.59%) Publishing
13 6 (0.51%) Electronics
13 6 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.17%) Back Office
15 1 (0.085%) Billing
15 1 (0.085%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.085%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.085%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 420 (35.68%) Developer
2 158 (13.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 154 (13.08%) Java Developer
4 149 (12.66%) Architect
5 76 (6.46%) Senior Developer
6 63 (5.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 52 (4.42%) Linux Engineer
8 50 (4.25%) Technical Architect
9 48 (4.08%) Agile Developer
9 48 (4.08%) Scala Developer
10 46 (3.91%) Analyst
11 43 (3.65%) Angular Developer
11 43 (3.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 42 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
13 40 (3.40%) Administrator
13 40 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
14 36 (3.06%) Consultant
15 32 (2.72%) Tester
16 31 (2.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 29 (2.46%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (16.82%) Web Services
2 192 (16.31%) HTML
3 154 (13.08%) REST
4 146 (12.40%) AngularJS
5 134 (11.38%) Spring
6 133 (11.30%) CSS
7 129 (10.96%) HTML5
8 113 (9.60%) .NET
9 96 (8.16%) JSON
10 86 (7.31%) CSS3
11 85 (7.22%) RESTful
12 76 (6.46%) XML
13 61 (5.18%) React
14 54 (4.59%) Hibernate
15 50 (4.25%) J2EE
16 49 (4.16%) jQuery
17 46 (3.91%) LAMP
18 44 (3.74%) SOAP
19 37 (3.14%) Sensu
20 35 (2.97%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.46%) User Experience
2 62 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 37 (3.14%) Visualisation
5 29 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 25 (2.12%) Blog
7 24 (2.04%) Algorithms
7 24 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 22 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (1.87%) Private Cloud
8 22 (1.87%) Social Media
9 20 (1.70%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.44%) CESG
11 16 (1.36%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.19%) Data Integration
13 13 (1.10%) iPad
14 12 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.93%) Fintech
16 9 (0.76%) Derivative
16 9 (0.76%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 395 (33.56%) Linux
2 144 (12.23%) Windows
3 116 (9.86%) Unix
4 47 (3.99%) CentOS
5 43 (3.65%) Windows Server
6 32 (2.72%) Ubuntu
7 24 (2.04%) Mac OS X
8 23 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (1.87%) CoreOS
10 20 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (1.61%) Android
12 15 (1.27%) Debian
13 13 (1.10%) Apple iOS
14 11 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
15 7 (0.59%) Solaris
16 5 (0.42%) AIX
16 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (27.78%) DevOps
3 320 (27.19%) TDD
4 267 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
5 236 (20.05%) Configuration Management
6 228 (19.37%) Scrum
7 176 (14.95%) BDD
8 134 (11.38%) OO
9 115 (9.77%) Pair Programming
10 98 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 95 (8.07%) High Availability
12 93 (7.90%) Analytics
12 93 (7.90%) E-Commerce
13 73 (6.20%) Kanban
13 73 (6.20%) SOA
14 69 (5.86%) SDLC
14 69 (5.86%) Web Development
15 64 (5.44%) Microservices
16 62 (5.27%) Mentoring
17 57 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 489 (41.55%) Java
2 242 (20.56%) JavaScript
3 231 (19.63%) Python
4 168 (14.27%) Ruby
5 147 (12.49%) SQL
6 107 (9.09%) Scala
7 101 (8.58%) Perl
8 91 (7.73%) Bash Shell
9 82 (6.97%) PHP
10 70 (5.95%) C#
11 56 (4.76%) C++
12 54 (4.59%) Go
13 53 (4.50%) PowerShell
14 50 (4.25%) Groovy
15 45 (3.82%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.95%) C
17 19 (1.61%) R
18 18 (1.53%) Clojure
19 14 (1.19%) Apex Code
20 12 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 119 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 92 (7.82%) SC Cleared
3 81 (6.88%) Degree
4 23 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (0.85%) RHCE
6 9 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.76%) RHCA
7 5 (0.42%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.42%) ISEB
7 5 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.42%) RHCSA
8 4 (0.34%) CCNA
8 4 (0.34%) CCNP
8 4 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.17%) PhD
9 2 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.085%) MCSA
10 1 (0.085%) MCSE
10 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (9.01%) QA
2 20 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.85%) SDET
4 6 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.25%) COBIT
6 3 (0.25%) WCAG
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) SLA
8 1 (0.085%) MiFID
System Software
1 155 (13.17%) Docker
2 100 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.65%) Active Directory
4 36 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 32 (2.72%) NFS
6 23 (1.95%) Ceph
7 17 (1.44%) GlusterFS
8 16 (1.36%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 14 (1.19%) vSphere
10 13 (1.10%) vCloud
11 12 (1.02%) HDFS
12 11 (0.93%) Apache Flume
12 11 (0.93%) KVM
12 11 (0.93%) Xen
13 9 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.76%) Samba
13 9 (0.76%) XenApp
13 9 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 231 (19.63%) Puppet
2 157 (13.34%) Opscode Chef
3 121 (10.28%) Ansible
4 47 (3.99%) Kubernetes
5 45 (3.82%) logstash
6 32 (2.72%) Nagios
7 28 (2.38%) HAProxy
7 28 (2.38%) Salt
8 27 (2.29%) Kibana
9 18 (1.53%) Terraform
10 17 (1.44%) Graphite
11 16 (1.36%) ZABBIX
12 15 (1.27%) Grafana
12 15 (1.27%) Packer
12 15 (1.27%) SCCM
12 15 (1.27%) Uchiwa
13 14 (1.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 12 (1.02%) Cacti
15 11 (0.93%) Oozie
16 9 (0.76%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 151 (12.83%) VMware
2 109 (9.26%) Oracle
3 81 (6.88%) Microsoft
4 54 (4.59%) Google
5 51 (4.33%) Red Hat
6 49 (4.16%) HP
7 36 (3.06%) Cisco
8 31 (2.63%) Rackspace
9 20 (1.70%) Citrix
9 20 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.61%) Tableau
11 18 (1.53%) Atlassian
12 16 (1.36%) Adobe
12 16 (1.36%) SOASTA, Inc
13 15 (1.27%) CA
13 15 (1.27%) Dell
13 15 (1.27%) EMC
14 14 (1.19%) Splunk
15 13 (1.10%) Apple
15 13 (1.10%) CyberSource
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