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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 72 126 104
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -22
Contract jobs citing Open Source 692 426 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.24% 1.82% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 2.25% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 308 358
Median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.22 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-26.53% -40.14%
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
18004 18969 19001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.32% 81.18% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13177 13453 13480
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 246 239
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.18 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.50 £53.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +32 114 £475 -5.00% 55
Croydon -3 19 £400 -5.88%
Westminster - 16 £450 -
Harrow - 6 £488 -
Hammersmith +5 3 £400 -10.61%
Docklands, London - 3 £525 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £550 - 2
Surbiton - 2 £550 -
Wimbledon - 2 £436 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 747 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
2 534 (41.75%) Java
3 426 (33.31%) Linux
4 376 (29.40%) DevOps
5 326 (25.49%) TDD
6 305 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
7 281 (21.97%) Puppet
8 280 (21.89%) Git (software)
9 264 (20.64%) Python
10 247 (19.31%) Scrum
10 247 (19.31%) Jenkins
11 245 (19.16%) Configuration Management
12 238 (18.61%) JavaScript
13 229 (17.90%) HTML
14 221 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
15 219 (17.12%) Web Services
16 206 (16.11%) Finance
16 206 (16.11%) Ruby
17 202 (15.79%) Docker
18 200 (15.64%) NoSQL
19 197 (15.40%) REST
20 192 (15.01%) MongoDB
21 182 (14.23%) SQL
22 170 (13.29%) Ansible
23 166 (12.98%) CSS
24 164 (12.82%) MySQL
25 162 (12.67%) Security Cleared
26 158 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
27 156 (12.20%) HTML5
28 155 (12.12%) 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 80 (6.25%) Apache
2 76 (5.94%) Tomcat
3 69 (5.39%) OpenStack
4 55 (4.30%) nginx
5 53 (4.14%) Confluence
6 43 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (3.13%) Apache Spark
8 36 (2.81%) CMS
9 28 (2.19%) JBoss
10 24 (1.88%) Mule
11 21 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
12 17 (1.33%) SAS
13 16 (1.25%) IIS
14 15 (1.17%) Apache Pig
14 15 (1.17%) Apache Solr
14 15 (1.17%) WordPress
15 14 (1.09%) WebSphere
16 13 (1.02%) Apache TomEE
16 13 (1.02%) Drupal
17 12 (0.94%) Jetty
Applications
1 14 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.94%) MS Office
3 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.31%) FrameMaker
4 4 (0.31%) GIMP
4 4 (0.31%) HipChat
4 4 (0.31%) RoboHelp
4 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.23%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.23%) SPSS
6 2 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.23%) Beauchamp
5 2 (0.16%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.16%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.078%) Magento
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 221 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (9.23%) GitHub
3 79 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (3.44%) IaaS
5 43 (3.36%) PaaS
6 31 (2.42%) SaaS
7 22 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (1.33%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.94%) Google App Engine
12 10 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (0.70%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.47%) Google Apps
15 6 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.39%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 98 (7.66%) HTTP
2 76 (5.94%) TCP/IP
3 71 (5.55%) DNS
4 40 (3.13%) SSL
5 37 (2.89%) Internet
6 23 (1.80%) SAN
7 22 (1.72%) Firewall
8 21 (1.64%) DHCP
9 18 (1.41%) LDAP
10 15 (1.17%) FTP
10 15 (1.17%) SSH
10 15 (1.17%) VPN
11 13 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (1.02%) NetScaler
11 13 (1.02%) SNMP
12 10 (0.78%) IPsec
13 9 (0.70%) Intranet
13 9 (0.70%) NAS
13 9 (0.70%) SMTP
14 8 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (15.64%) NoSQL
2 192 (15.01%) MongoDB
3 164 (12.82%) MySQL
4 136 (10.63%) Big Data
5 121 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
6 99 (7.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 85 (6.65%) Hadoop
8 80 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 44 (3.44%) SQL Server
10 37 (2.89%) Apache Hive
11 35 (2.74%) Redis
12 30 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (2.03%) HBase
13 26 (2.03%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.33%) Neo4j
14 17 (1.33%) SQLite
15 16 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (0.78%) Couchbase
16 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 280 (21.89%) Git (software)
2 247 (19.31%) Jenkins
3 105 (8.21%) Maven
4 94 (7.35%) JIRA
5 84 (6.57%) Cucumber
6 66 (5.16%) JUnit
7 57 (4.46%) Selenium
8 54 (4.22%) Subversion
9 48 (3.75%) Gradle
10 37 (2.89%) Hudson
10 37 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
11 32 (2.50%) TeamCity
12 31 (2.42%) Artifactory
12 31 (2.42%) GitLab
12 31 (2.42%) Mockito
13 23 (1.80%) gulp
14 18 (1.41%) Grunt
14 18 (1.41%) JMeter
15 17 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 16 (1.25%) Ant
General
1 206 (16.11%) Finance
2 86 (6.72%) Banking
3 47 (3.67%) Marketing
4 42 (3.28%) Retail
5 36 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 32 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.25%) Front Office
9 14 (1.09%) Games
9 14 (1.09%) Law
10 13 (1.02%) Legal
11 7 (0.55%) Electronics
11 7 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.47%) Back Office
13 5 (0.39%) Advertising
14 2 (0.16%) Publishing
14 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.078%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.078%) German Language
15 1 (0.078%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 453 (35.42%) Developer
2 185 (14.46%) Architect
3 176 (13.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 170 (13.29%) Java Developer
5 89 (6.96%) Senior Developer
6 83 (6.49%) Technical Architect
7 70 (5.47%) Linux Engineer
8 58 (4.53%) Analyst
9 53 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 51 (3.99%) Agile Developer
11 50 (3.91%) Scala Developer
12 49 (3.83%) Administrator
13 46 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
14 43 (3.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 42 (3.28%) Digital Architect
15 42 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 39 (3.05%) AWS Engineer
17 35 (2.74%) Agile Java Developer
17 35 (2.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 33 (2.58%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (17.90%) HTML
2 219 (17.12%) Web Services
3 197 (15.40%) REST
4 166 (12.98%) CSS
5 156 (12.20%) HTML5
6 155 (12.12%) Spring
7 141 (11.02%) AngularJS
8 132 (10.32%) Node.js
9 121 (9.46%) JSON
10 114 (8.91%) CSS3
11 104 (8.13%) RESTful
12 97 (7.58%) .NET
13 92 (7.19%) XML
14 67 (5.24%) Hibernate
15 56 (4.38%) jQuery
16 54 (4.22%) Play Framework
16 54 (4.22%) SOAP
17 53 (4.14%) React
18 51 (3.99%) J2EE
18 51 (3.99%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.90%) User Experience
2 66 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.99%) Mobile App
4 31 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.19%) Blog
5 28 (2.19%) Visualisation
6 27 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (2.11%) Virtual Team
7 26 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 21 (1.64%) Data Centre
10 20 (1.56%) Private Cloud
11 19 (1.49%) Data Integration
12 18 (1.41%) CESG
12 18 (1.41%) Social Media
13 17 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (1.25%) Biometrics
14 16 (1.25%) Data Structures
15 14 (1.09%) Public Cloud
16 13 (1.02%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 426 (33.31%) Linux
2 137 (10.71%) Windows
3 112 (8.76%) Unix
4 50 (3.91%) CentOS
5 45 (3.52%) Windows Server
6 34 (2.66%) Android
7 31 (2.42%) Ubuntu
8 29 (2.27%) CoreOS
9 24 (1.88%) Apple iOS
9 24 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (1.64%) Mac OS X
11 16 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (1.02%) Debian
13 8 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
14 7 (0.55%) Fedora
14 7 (0.55%) VMS
15 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 747 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (29.40%) DevOps
3 326 (25.49%) TDD
4 305 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
5 247 (19.31%) Scrum
6 245 (19.16%) Configuration Management
7 149 (11.65%) BDD
8 126 (9.85%) OO
9 102 (7.97%) E-Commerce
9 102 (7.97%) Pair Programming
10 99 (7.74%) Analytics
10 99 (7.74%) Mentoring
11 93 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
12 92 (7.19%) Microservices
13 88 (6.88%) High Availability
14 87 (6.80%) Kanban
15 85 (6.65%) SOA
16 83 (6.49%) Web Development
17 77 (6.02%) SDLC
18 66 (5.16%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 534 (41.75%) Java
2 264 (20.64%) Python
3 238 (18.61%) JavaScript
4 206 (16.11%) Ruby
5 182 (14.23%) SQL
6 115 (8.99%) Scala
7 100 (7.82%) Bash Shell
8 96 (7.51%) Perl
9 80 (6.25%) PHP
10 75 (5.86%) C#
11 68 (5.32%) PowerShell
12 65 (5.08%) Go
13 47 (3.67%) Groovy
14 39 (3.05%) Shell Script
15 34 (2.66%) C++
16 27 (2.11%) C
17 24 (1.88%) R
18 19 (1.49%) Clojure
18 19 (1.49%) VBScript
19 13 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 162 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 127 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 70 (5.47%) Degree
4 26 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (0.94%) CISSP
5 12 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.86%) RHCA
6 11 (0.86%) RHCE
7 7 (0.55%) ISEB
7 7 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.47%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.47%) CEH
9 5 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.31%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.31%) CCNA
10 4 (0.31%) CCNP
10 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.31%) CREST Certified
10 4 (0.31%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (10.63%) QA
2 21 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.63%) SDET
5 6 (0.47%) SLA
6 5 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.31%) WCAG
8 3 (0.23%) COBIT
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.078%) BS25999
9 1 (0.078%) MiFID
System Software
1 202 (15.79%) Docker
2 76 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.66%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.66%) etcd
4 32 (2.50%) flannel
5 29 (2.27%) Ceph
5 29 (2.27%) NFS
6 25 (1.95%) Hyper-V
7 24 (1.88%) GlusterFS
8 21 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (1.25%) VMware ESX
10 15 (1.17%) vSphere
11 13 (1.02%) HDFS
12 12 (0.94%) vCloud
12 12 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.94%) Xen
13 11 (0.86%) Apache Flume
13 11 (0.86%) Snort
14 10 (0.78%) KVM
15 9 (0.70%) iptables
Systems Management
1 281 (21.97%) Puppet
2 170 (13.29%) Ansible
3 158 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (4.69%) logstash
5 53 (4.14%) Kubernetes
6 47 (3.67%) Nagios
7 36 (2.81%) HAProxy
8 32 (2.50%) Kibana
9 29 (2.27%) rkt
10 28 (2.19%) Terraform
11 26 (2.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 26 (2.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 25 (1.95%) Graphite
13 21 (1.64%) Packer
14 19 (1.49%) Salt
15 14 (1.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
16 13 (1.02%) Zenoss
17 11 (0.86%) Cobbler
17 11 (0.86%) Consul
17 11 (0.86%) Grafana
Vendors
1 138 (10.79%) VMware
2 112 (8.76%) Oracle
3 90 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 74 (5.79%) Google
5 72 (5.63%) Red Hat
6 45 (3.52%) HP
7 42 (3.28%) Atlassian
8 37 (2.89%) Splunk
9 30 (2.35%) Rackspace
10 29 (2.27%) Cisco
11 23 (1.80%) Hortonworks
12 21 (1.64%) Citrix
12 21 (1.64%) EMC
12 21 (1.64%) MuleSoft
13 20 (1.56%) IBM
14 15 (1.17%) Adobe
14 15 (1.17%) Apple
14 15 (1.17%) Cloudera
15 14 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (1.02%) CA
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London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
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London
Careerwise UK Limited
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London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
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Central London / West End
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London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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E-synergy Solutions
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Involved Solutions Ltd
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Client Server
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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Mortimer Spinks
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London
E-synergy Solutions
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KPRS
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London
MA Associates Worldwide
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London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
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City, London
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West London
Careerwise UK Limited
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City, London
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E-synergy Solutions
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