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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 71 118 102
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -16
Contract jobs citing Open Source 760 450 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.43% 1.91% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 2.34% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 334 369
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £80.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
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
18925 19241 19257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.36% 81.63% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13680 13773 13490
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 233 237
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £66.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +59 145 £475 -5.00% 33
Croydon -5 22 £444 -15.47% 1
Westminster - 15 £450 -
Harrow - 9 £498 -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 4 £425 +13.33%
Feltham - 4 £400 -
Docklands, London - 3 £525 -
Hammersmith +1 2 - -
Surbiton - 2 £550 -
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - - 1
Barnet - 1 £400 - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 803 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
2 591 (42.40%) Java
3 450 (32.28%) Linux
4 430 (30.85%) DevOps
5 342 (24.53%) TDD
6 332 (23.82%) Continuous Integration
7 312 (22.38%) Git (software)
8 309 (22.17%) Puppet
9 303 (21.74%) Jenkins
10 288 (20.66%) Python
11 269 (19.30%) Configuration Management
12 263 (18.87%) HTML
13 259 (18.58%) JavaScript
14 247 (17.72%) Scrum
15 244 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
16 236 (16.93%) Finance
17 235 (16.86%) Ruby
18 234 (16.79%) Web Services
18 234 (16.79%) Docker
19 220 (15.78%) NoSQL
20 215 (15.42%) REST
21 204 (14.63%) MongoDB
22 197 (14.13%) Ansible
23 190 (13.63%) Security Cleared
24 189 (13.56%) CSS
25 185 (13.27%) SQL
26 182 (13.06%) Opscode Chef
27 179 (12.84%) MySQL
28 175 (12.55%) HTML5
29 161 (11.55%) Spring

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
1 103 (7.39%) Apache
2 77 (5.52%) OpenStack
3 74 (5.31%) Confluence
4 72 (5.16%) Tomcat
5 58 (4.16%) nginx
6 52 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
7 51 (3.66%) Apache Spark
8 34 (2.44%) JBoss
9 32 (2.30%) CMS
10 27 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
11 26 (1.87%) Mule
12 22 (1.58%) SAS
13 16 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 16 (1.15%) Apache Solr
13 16 (1.15%) IIS
13 16 (1.15%) WordPress
14 15 (1.08%) Apache Pig
15 14 (1.00%) Drupal
16 13 (0.93%) Apache TomEE
17 10 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.57%) SPSS
3 7 (0.50%) HipChat
3 7 (0.50%) MS Office
4 6 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.29%) GIMP
5 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.14%) MS Project
7 1 (0.072%) InVision
Business Applications
1 16 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.22%) Beauchamp
5 2 (0.14%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.14%) Magento
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 244 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (8.11%) GitHub
3 102 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (3.66%) PaaS
5 38 (2.73%) IaaS
5 38 (2.73%) SaaS
6 27 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 25 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 24 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.08%) Google Analytics
10 14 (1.00%) Amazon S3
10 14 (1.00%) Google App Engine
11 10 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.57%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.50%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
13 7 (0.50%) Google Play
14 6 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (7.68%) HTTP
2 90 (6.46%) TCP/IP
3 73 (5.24%) DNS
4 43 (3.08%) SSL
5 35 (2.51%) Internet
6 23 (1.65%) SAN
7 22 (1.58%) VPN
8 21 (1.51%) Firewall
9 19 (1.36%) DHCP
10 16 (1.15%) LDAP
11 15 (1.08%) SSH
12 14 (1.00%) NetScaler
13 13 (0.93%) SNMP
14 12 (0.86%) FTP
15 10 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (0.72%) IPsec
16 9 (0.65%) iSCSI
16 9 (0.65%) NAS
16 9 (0.65%) VLAN
17 7 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (15.78%) NoSQL
2 204 (14.63%) MongoDB
3 179 (12.84%) MySQL
4 143 (10.26%) Big Data
5 121 (8.68%) PostgreSQL
6 110 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 90 (6.46%) Hadoop
8 82 (5.88%) Relational Database
9 45 (3.23%) SQL Server
10 36 (2.58%) Apache Hive
11 34 (2.44%) Redis
12 32 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (2.01%) RDBMS
14 25 (1.79%) HBase
15 20 (1.43%) Neo4j
16 18 (1.29%) SQLite
17 14 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 11 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
19 10 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
20 9 (0.65%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 312 (22.38%) Git (software)
2 303 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 125 (8.97%) Maven
4 108 (7.75%) JIRA
5 82 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 81 (5.81%) Selenium
7 73 (5.24%) JUnit
8 72 (5.16%) Subversion
9 52 (3.73%) Gradle
10 38 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 37 (2.65%) Artifactory
11 37 (2.65%) Hudson
12 35 (2.51%) GitLab
13 30 (2.15%) Ant
14 29 (2.08%) Mockito
14 29 (2.08%) TeamCity
15 28 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 28 (2.01%) Eclipse
15 28 (2.01%) Vagrant
16 20 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 236 (16.93%) Finance
2 105 (7.53%) Banking
3 60 (4.30%) Retail
4 44 (3.16%) Marketing
5 37 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 27 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.36%) Games
9 14 (1.00%) Front Office
10 13 (0.93%) Law
10 13 (0.93%) Legal
11 10 (0.72%) Publishing
12 8 (0.57%) Electronics
12 8 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.50%) Back Office
14 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.36%) Advertising
16 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.072%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.072%) German Language
Job Titles
1 488 (35.01%) Developer
2 197 (14.13%) Architect
3 195 (13.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 191 (13.70%) Java Developer
5 107 (7.68%) Senior Developer
6 84 (6.03%) Linux Engineer
7 83 (5.95%) Technical Architect
8 70 (5.02%) Analyst
9 61 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
10 57 (4.09%) Agile Developer
11 56 (4.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 51 (3.66%) Consultant
13 49 (3.52%) AWS Engineer
13 49 (3.52%) Scala Developer
14 46 (3.30%) AWS DevOps
14 46 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
14 46 (3.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 45 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
16 42 (3.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 41 (2.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (18.87%) HTML
2 234 (16.79%) Web Services
3 215 (15.42%) REST
4 189 (13.56%) CSS
5 175 (12.55%) HTML5
6 161 (11.55%) Spring
7 154 (11.05%) AngularJS
8 145 (10.40%) Node.js
9 119 (8.54%) CSS3
10 116 (8.32%) RESTful
11 113 (8.11%) JSON
12 106 (7.60%) .NET
13 92 (6.60%) XML
14 71 (5.09%) LAMP
15 66 (4.73%) Hibernate
16 60 (4.30%) React
17 59 (4.23%) J2EE
17 59 (4.23%) Play Framework
18 57 (4.09%) SOAP
19 53 (3.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 117 (8.39%) User Experience
2 76 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.16%) Mobile App
4 36 (2.58%) Computer Science
4 36 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 35 (2.51%) Algorithms
6 29 (2.08%) Visualisation
7 27 (1.94%) Blog
8 26 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.87%) Public Cloud
9 25 (1.79%) Private Cloud
10 24 (1.72%) Virtual Team
11 22 (1.58%) Data Integration
11 22 (1.58%) Data Structures
12 21 (1.51%) Social Media
13 20 (1.43%) Data Centre
13 20 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (1.36%) CESG
15 16 (1.15%) Biometrics
16 15 (1.08%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 450 (32.28%) Linux
2 133 (9.54%) Windows
3 105 (7.53%) Unix
4 57 (4.09%) CentOS
5 47 (3.37%) Android
6 42 (3.01%) Windows Server
7 38 (2.73%) Ubuntu
8 30 (2.15%) Apple iOS
8 30 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (2.08%) CoreOS
10 17 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.93%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.72%) Fedora
12 10 (0.72%) VMS
13 9 (0.65%) Debian
14 5 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.29%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X Server
16 3 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 803 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (30.85%) DevOps
3 342 (24.53%) TDD
4 332 (23.82%) Continuous Integration
5 269 (19.30%) Configuration Management
6 247 (17.72%) Scrum
7 155 (11.12%) BDD
8 151 (10.83%) OO
9 118 (8.46%) Microservices
10 111 (7.96%) E-Commerce
11 105 (7.53%) Analytics
12 103 (7.39%) Mentoring
12 103 (7.39%) Web Development
13 99 (7.10%) Continuous Delivery
14 95 (6.81%) Pair Programming
15 90 (6.46%) SDLC
16 89 (6.38%) SOA
17 88 (6.31%) High Availability
18 82 (5.88%) Kanban
19 73 (5.24%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 591 (42.40%) Java
2 288 (20.66%) Python
3 259 (18.58%) JavaScript
4 235 (16.86%) Ruby
5 185 (13.27%) SQL
6 135 (9.68%) Scala
7 101 (7.25%) Bash Shell
8 88 (6.31%) PHP
9 85 (6.10%) C#
9 85 (6.10%) Perl
10 72 (5.16%) Go
11 70 (5.02%) PowerShell
12 50 (3.59%) Groovy
13 35 (2.51%) Shell Script
14 31 (2.22%) C
15 29 (2.08%) R
16 28 (2.01%) C++
17 19 (1.36%) VBScript
18 18 (1.29%) Clojure
19 13 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 190 (13.63%) Security Cleared
2 152 (10.90%) SC Cleared
3 67 (4.81%) Degree
4 26 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (1.51%) CISSP
6 16 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.00%) CEH
8 13 (0.93%) RHCA
8 13 (0.93%) RHCE
9 10 (0.72%) CREST Certified
10 8 (0.57%) ISEB
11 7 (0.50%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.43%) BC Cleared
12 6 (0.43%) CCNA
12 6 (0.43%) CCNP
12 6 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.43%) RHCSA
13 5 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.29%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (9.83%) QA
2 22 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.08%) SDET
5 7 (0.50%) SLA
6 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.22%) COBIT
7 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.14%) MiFID
9 1 (0.072%) BS25999
9 1 (0.072%) GPG13
9 1 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 234 (16.79%) Docker
2 79 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.37%) etcd
4 32 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 31 (2.22%) flannel
6 29 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (2.01%) Active Directory
8 26 (1.87%) Ceph
8 26 (1.87%) KVM
9 24 (1.72%) NFS
10 23 (1.65%) GlusterFS
11 15 (1.08%) VMware ESX
12 14 (1.00%) vSphere
13 13 (0.93%) HDFS
13 13 (0.93%) vCloud
14 12 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (0.79%) Apache Flume
15 11 (0.79%) iptables
15 11 (0.79%) Snort
16 10 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 309 (22.17%) Puppet
2 197 (14.13%) Ansible
3 182 (13.06%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (4.45%) logstash
5 49 (3.52%) Kubernetes
6 47 (3.37%) Nagios
6 47 (3.37%) Terraform
7 35 (2.51%) Kibana
8 34 (2.44%) HAProxy
9 28 (2.01%) rkt
10 25 (1.79%) Graphite
10 25 (1.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 25 (1.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 23 (1.65%) Salt
12 21 (1.51%) Packer
13 17 (1.22%) Zenoss
14 14 (1.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 11 (0.79%) Grafana
16 10 (0.72%) Cobbler
17 9 (0.65%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 138 (9.90%) VMware
2 110 (7.89%) Oracle
3 106 (7.60%) Microsoft
4 82 (5.88%) Google
5 81 (5.81%) Red Hat
6 57 (4.09%) Atlassian
7 52 (3.73%) Splunk
8 36 (2.58%) HP
9 30 (2.15%) IBM
10 25 (1.79%) Rackspace
11 22 (1.58%) Cisco
11 22 (1.58%) Citrix
11 22 (1.58%) EMC
12 21 (1.51%) Adobe
12 21 (1.51%) Hortonworks
12 21 (1.51%) MuleSoft
13 15 (1.08%) Cloudera
14 13 (0.93%) AppDynamics
14 13 (0.93%) CyberSource
14 13 (0.93%) Facebook
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