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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / London
Rank 78 81 126
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +45
Contract jobs citing Open Source 590 561 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.05% 2.66% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 3.13% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 437 255
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
16402 17918 17552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.65% 84.94% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11857 12783 12516
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 219 200
Median hourly rate £31.47 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.84% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 February 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
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 February 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 +32 75 £525 +5.00% 53
Canary Wharf +8 9 £425 -34.61%
Croydon -12 8 £456 +7.35% 2
New Malden - 7 - -
Docklands, London - 5 £550 -
Hammersmith -1 3 £475 - 3
Westminster 0 1 £350 -26.31%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 637 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (40.49%) Java
3 393 (31.95%) DevOps
4 362 (29.43%) Python
5 348 (28.29%) Linux
6 291 (23.66%) Jenkins
7 262 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
8 247 (20.08%) Puppet
9 245 (19.92%) Amazon AWS
10 229 (18.62%) JavaScript
11 223 (18.13%) Finance
12 222 (18.05%) TDD
13 215 (17.48%) Configuration Management
13 215 (17.48%) Git (software)
14 204 (16.59%) Ansible
15 202 (16.42%) Web Services
16 200 (16.26%) HTML
17 192 (15.61%) Scrum
18 182 (14.80%) MongoDB
18 182 (14.80%) Big Data
19 181 (14.72%) Ruby
20 179 (14.55%) CSS
21 161 (13.09%) Docker
22 158 (12.85%) PostgreSQL
23 153 (12.44%) Opscode Chef
24 152 (12.36%) Banking
25 149 (12.11%) REST
26 146 (11.87%) Node.js
27 144 (11.71%) NoSQL
27 144 (11.71%) Security Cleared

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 88 (7.15%) Apache
2 81 (6.59%) Apache Spark
3 74 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
4 66 (5.37%) Confluence
5 58 (4.72%) nginx
6 53 (4.31%) Tomcat
7 49 (3.98%) OpenStack
8 45 (3.66%) Apache Pig
9 32 (2.60%) JBoss
10 30 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
11 27 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 25 (2.03%) Apache Solr
13 24 (1.95%) CMS
14 21 (1.71%) IIS
14 21 (1.71%) WebSphere
15 18 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 14 (1.14%) SAS
17 13 (1.06%) Anypoint
17 13 (1.06%) WebLogic
18 10 (0.81%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.73%) SPSS
3 3 (0.24%) MS Office
3 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.49%) Magento
3 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.081%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.081%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.081%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 245 (19.92%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (6.59%) GitHub
4 62 (5.04%) PaaS
5 34 (2.76%) IaaS
6 32 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (1.87%) SaaS
8 17 (1.38%) Heroku
9 15 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (1.22%) Office 365
10 13 (1.06%) Slack
11 12 (0.98%) Datadog
12 11 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.81%) Trello
14 9 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
16 7 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
16 7 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 107 (8.70%) HTTP
2 103 (8.37%) TCP/IP
3 73 (5.93%) SSL
4 63 (5.12%) Internet
5 50 (4.07%) DNS
6 37 (3.01%) Firewall
7 26 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 26 (2.11%) LDAP
8 24 (1.95%) VPN
9 17 (1.38%) Network Security
9 17 (1.38%) WAN
10 16 (1.30%) Kerberos
10 16 (1.30%) SAN
11 15 (1.22%) DHCP
12 12 (0.98%) BGP
12 12 (0.98%) LAN
12 12 (0.98%) SNMP
13 9 (0.73%) NAS
13 9 (0.73%) VLAN
14 8 (0.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (14.80%) Big Data
1 182 (14.80%) MongoDB
2 158 (12.85%) PostgreSQL
3 144 (11.71%) NoSQL
4 139 (11.30%) Hadoop
5 134 (10.89%) MySQL
6 101 (8.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 92 (7.48%) Relational Database
8 52 (4.23%) Apache Hive
9 50 (4.07%) Redis
10 43 (3.50%) SQL Server
11 41 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (2.93%) HBase
13 32 (2.60%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.22%) Data Lake
14 15 (1.22%) Sqoop
15 13 (1.06%) Impala
15 13 (1.06%) Riak
16 12 (0.98%) MarkLogic
16 12 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 291 (23.66%) Jenkins
2 215 (17.48%) Git (software)
3 102 (8.29%) Cucumber
4 97 (7.89%) JIRA
5 84 (6.83%) Selenium
6 70 (5.69%) Maven
7 67 (5.45%) Subversion
8 51 (4.15%) Vagrant
9 50 (4.07%) TeamCity
10 46 (3.74%) JUnit
11 42 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 42 (3.41%) Hudson
12 40 (3.25%) Gradle
13 37 (3.01%) WebDriver
14 27 (2.20%) gulp
14 27 (2.20%) Mercurial
14 27 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
15 25 (2.03%) Jasmine
16 24 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (1.79%) Ant
General
1 223 (18.13%) Finance
2 152 (12.36%) Banking
3 46 (3.74%) Investment Banking
4 34 (2.76%) Marketing
5 30 (2.44%) Retail
6 19 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.38%) Legal
8 14 (1.14%) Electronics
9 13 (1.06%) Front Office
10 11 (0.89%) Games
11 10 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.73%) Law
13 8 (0.65%) Advertising
14 4 (0.33%) Publishing
15 3 (0.24%) Billing
16 1 (0.081%) Automotive
16 1 (0.081%) Back Office
16 1 (0.081%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.081%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 424 (34.47%) Developer
2 180 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 166 (13.50%) Architect
4 129 (10.49%) Java Developer
5 67 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 63 (5.12%) JavaScript Developer
7 62 (5.04%) Linux Engineer
8 51 (4.15%) AWS DevOps
9 50 (4.07%) AWS Engineer
9 50 (4.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 47 (3.82%) Analyst
10 47 (3.82%) Senior Java Developer
11 45 (3.66%) Agile Developer
11 45 (3.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 44 (3.58%) Software Engineer
13 41 (3.33%) Technical Architect
14 40 (3.25%) Consultant
15 36 (2.93%) Agile Java Developer
15 36 (2.93%) Node.js Developer
16 34 (2.76%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (16.42%) Web Services
2 200 (16.26%) HTML
3 179 (14.55%) CSS
4 149 (12.11%) REST
5 146 (11.87%) Node.js
6 142 (11.54%) Spring
7 138 (11.22%) AngularJS
8 123 (10.00%) HTML5
9 109 (8.86%) RESTful
10 103 (8.37%) CSS3
11 86 (6.99%) .NET
12 75 (6.10%) React
13 70 (5.69%) JSON
14 63 (5.12%) Hibernate
14 63 (5.12%) J2EE
15 56 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
16 55 (4.47%) Kafka
17 53 (4.31%) Gherkin
18 51 (4.15%) SOAP
19 50 (4.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 95 (7.72%) Computer Science
2 92 (7.48%) User Experience
3 62 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.01%) Virtual Team
5 26 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 21 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (1.54%) Algorithms
8 19 (1.54%) Public Cloud
9 18 (1.46%) RIA
10 16 (1.30%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.14%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.14%) PKI
12 11 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (0.89%) Online Banking
13 8 (0.65%) Clustering
13 8 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 348 (28.29%) Linux
2 109 (8.86%) Unix
3 83 (6.75%) Windows
4 66 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (2.85%) CentOS
6 25 (2.03%) Ubuntu
7 23 (1.87%) Windows Server
8 22 (1.79%) Android
9 18 (1.46%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.89%) CoreOS
11 9 (0.73%) FreeBSD
12 5 (0.41%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.41%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.33%) Solaris
14 3 (0.24%) Debian
14 3 (0.24%) Tizen
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.16%) SUSE
15 2 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (31.95%) DevOps
3 262 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
4 222 (18.05%) TDD
5 215 (17.48%) Configuration Management
6 192 (15.61%) Scrum
7 129 (10.49%) Software Engineering
8 118 (9.59%) High Availability
9 117 (9.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 116 (9.43%) BDD
11 112 (9.11%) Microservices
12 85 (6.91%) OO
13 77 (6.26%) Kanban
14 72 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 71 (5.77%) Analytics
16 64 (5.20%) Mentoring
17 61 (4.96%) Test Automation
18 60 (4.88%) Pair Programming
18 60 (4.88%) SOA
19 57 (4.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 498 (40.49%) Java
2 362 (29.43%) Python
3 229 (18.62%) JavaScript
4 181 (14.72%) Ruby
5 140 (11.38%) SQL
6 105 (8.54%) Scala
7 94 (7.64%) Bash Shell
8 78 (6.34%) Perl
9 61 (4.96%) Go
10 58 (4.72%) R
11 55 (4.47%) C#
12 51 (4.15%) PHP
13 45 (3.66%) PowerShell
14 42 (3.41%) C
15 37 (3.01%) C++
16 31 (2.52%) Shell Script
17 20 (1.63%) Groovy
18 13 (1.06%) ES6
19 10 (0.81%) Clojure
19 10 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 144 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 120 (9.76%) Degree
3 102 (8.29%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.38%) PhD
6 10 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.81%) RHCA
6 10 (0.81%) RHCE
7 9 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.73%) CISSP
8 8 (0.65%) ISEB
9 7 (0.57%) CCNP
9 7 (0.57%) RHCSA
10 6 (0.49%) CCNA
10 6 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.41%) GIAC
12 4 (0.33%) CEH
13 3 (0.24%) CISMP
13 3 (0.24%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (7.15%) QA
2 21 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.22%) SDET
4 9 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.33%) RMADS
6 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.16%) EMIR
6 2 (0.16%) GCP
6 2 (0.16%) MiFID
6 2 (0.16%) SLA
7 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 161 (13.09%) Docker
2 41 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (2.03%) HDFS
5 21 (1.71%) vCloud
6 18 (1.46%) Apache Flume
7 14 (1.14%) Snort
8 11 (0.89%) KVM
8 11 (0.89%) NFS
9 8 (0.65%) XenServer
10 7 (0.57%) Samba
11 6 (0.49%) iptables
11 6 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.49%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.49%) Xen
12 5 (0.41%) Ceph
12 5 (0.41%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 247 (20.08%) Puppet
2 204 (16.59%) Ansible
3 153 (12.44%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (4.23%) Terraform
5 51 (4.15%) Kubernetes
6 45 (3.66%) Salt
7 39 (3.17%) logstash
8 37 (3.01%) Kibana
9 33 (2.68%) Nagios
10 32 (2.60%) Hadoop YARN
11 25 (2.03%) Graphite
12 21 (1.71%) Grafana
13 13 (1.06%) HAProxy
14 12 (0.98%) Consul
15 10 (0.81%) MOM
15 10 (0.81%) Sysdig
16 9 (0.73%) Oozie
17 8 (0.65%) Mesos
17 8 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
17 8 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (6.02%) Oracle
2 71 (5.77%) Red Hat
3 67 (5.45%) VMware
4 48 (3.90%) Microsoft
5 44 (3.58%) IBM
6 40 (3.25%) Splunk
7 36 (2.93%) Atlassian
8 31 (2.52%) MuleSoft
9 30 (2.44%) Adobe
10 28 (2.28%) Google
10 28 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (1.95%) Hortonworks
12 20 (1.63%) Cloudera
13 16 (1.30%) Tableau
14 15 (1.22%) Rackspace
14 15 (1.22%) SaltStack
14 15 (1.22%) SAP
15 13 (1.06%) Citrix
15 13 (1.06%) Zend
16 12 (0.98%) hybris
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