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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 83 135 105
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -30
Contract jobs citing Open Source 636 377 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.94% 1.70% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 2.10% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 274 356
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -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
18195 17940 18564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.97% 81.01% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13300 12617 13298
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 251 231
Median hourly rate £21.17 £20.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +10 75 £475 -5.00% 48
Croydon -2 15 £406 -4.41% 2
Westminster - 6 £475 - 1
Harrow - 5 £480 -
Hammersmith +2 3 £400 -10.61% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £475 -
Wimbledon - 2 £436 -
Canary Wharf +5 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 721 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (42.80%) Java
3 403 (33.36%) Linux
4 351 (29.06%) DevOps
5 310 (25.66%) TDD
6 272 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
7 264 (21.85%) Git (software)
8 259 (21.44%) Puppet
9 237 (19.62%) JavaScript
10 236 (19.54%) Configuration Management
11 235 (19.45%) Python
12 232 (19.21%) Scrum
13 221 (18.29%) Jenkins
14 210 (17.38%) Web Services
15 200 (16.56%) HTML
16 198 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
17 187 (15.48%) Docker
18 185 (15.31%) Finance
19 182 (15.07%) MongoDB
20 178 (14.74%) NoSQL
21 172 (14.24%) REST
22 165 (13.66%) Ruby
23 160 (13.25%) SQL
24 154 (12.75%) MySQL
25 152 (12.58%) Spring
25 152 (12.58%) BDD
26 150 (12.42%) Ansible
27 149 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
27 149 (12.33%) Security Cleared
28 145 (12.00%) Node.js

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
1 145 (12.00%) Node.js
2 82 (6.79%) Apache
3 78 (6.46%) Tomcat
4 65 (5.38%) OpenStack
5 52 (4.30%) nginx
6 43 (3.56%) Confluence
7 38 (3.15%) CMS
8 35 (2.90%) Apache Spark
9 32 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (1.90%) Mule
11 22 (1.82%) JBoss
12 17 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
13 15 (1.24%) Apache Pig
13 15 (1.24%) Jetty
13 15 (1.24%) SAS
13 15 (1.24%) WebSphere
14 14 (1.16%) Apache Solr
14 14 (1.16%) WordPress
15 13 (1.08%) Apache TomEE
16 12 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (0.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.75%) MS Office
3 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.41%) HipChat
4 5 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.33%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.33%) FrameMaker
5 4 (0.33%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.17%) GIMP
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.083%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.25%) Beauchamp
4 3 (0.25%) BigMachines
4 3 (0.25%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.25%) Magento
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 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 198 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (10.93%) GitHub
3 61 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (3.56%) IaaS
5 28 (2.32%) PaaS
5 28 (2.32%) SaaS
6 23 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (1.49%) Google Analytics
8 17 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.99%) Google App Engine
12 10 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (0.66%) Office 365
14 6 (0.50%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 5 (0.41%) CloudFront
15 5 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.33%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 99 (8.20%) HTTP
2 76 (6.29%) TCP/IP
3 59 (4.88%) DNS
4 48 (3.97%) SSL
5 43 (3.56%) Internet
6 22 (1.82%) Firewall
6 22 (1.82%) SAN
7 19 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 17 (1.41%) DHCP
9 16 (1.32%) FTP
9 16 (1.32%) SSH
10 13 (1.08%) NetScaler
11 12 (0.99%) LDAP
12 11 (0.91%) IPsec
12 11 (0.91%) SMTP
12 11 (0.91%) SNMP
13 10 (0.83%) NAS
14 9 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (0.66%) LAN
15 8 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (15.07%) MongoDB
2 178 (14.74%) NoSQL
3 154 (12.75%) MySQL
4 127 (10.51%) Big Data
5 118 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
6 86 (7.12%) Relational Database
7 79 (6.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 78 (6.46%) Hadoop
9 41 (3.39%) SQL Server
10 40 (3.31%) Apache Hive
11 37 (3.06%) Redis
12 33 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (2.24%) RDBMS
14 26 (2.15%) HBase
15 16 (1.32%) Neo4j
16 13 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 12 (0.99%) Couchbase
18 11 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
18 11 (0.91%) SQLite
19 10 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 264 (21.85%) Git (software)
2 221 (18.29%) Jenkins
3 103 (8.53%) Maven
4 93 (7.70%) JIRA
5 80 (6.62%) Cucumber
6 59 (4.88%) JUnit
7 54 (4.47%) Subversion
8 44 (3.64%) Selenium
9 41 (3.39%) Mockito
10 38 (3.15%) Gradle
10 38 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 35 (2.90%) TeamCity
12 31 (2.57%) Hudson
13 28 (2.32%) JMeter
14 26 (2.15%) Artifactory
15 25 (2.07%) GitLab
15 25 (2.07%) gulp
16 20 (1.66%) HP UFT
17 18 (1.49%) Protractor
18 16 (1.32%) Travis CI
General
1 185 (15.31%) Finance
2 77 (6.37%) Banking
3 45 (3.73%) Marketing
4 39 (3.23%) Retail
5 32 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.48%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.66%) Games
8 17 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.24%) Front Office
10 11 (0.91%) Legal
11 10 (0.83%) Law
12 7 (0.58%) Advertising
13 6 (0.50%) Electronics
13 6 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.33%) Back Office
15 2 (0.17%) Publishing
16 1 (0.083%) Billing
16 1 (0.083%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.083%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.083%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 439 (36.34%) Developer
2 165 (13.66%) Architect
2 165 (13.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 161 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 84 (6.95%) Senior Developer
5 58 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
6 55 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 55 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 52 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 49 (4.06%) Scala Developer
9 48 (3.97%) Analyst
10 46 (3.81%) Agile Developer
11 43 (3.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 42 (3.48%) Administrator
13 36 (2.98%) Angular Developer
14 35 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
15 32 (2.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 31 (2.57%) AWS Engineer
17 29 (2.40%) Java Architect
18 28 (2.32%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (17.38%) Web Services
2 200 (16.56%) HTML
3 172 (14.24%) REST
4 152 (12.58%) Spring
5 145 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 139 (11.51%) CSS
7 132 (10.93%) HTML5
8 104 (8.61%) JSON
9 100 (8.28%) .NET
10 93 (7.70%) RESTful
11 89 (7.37%) CSS3
12 85 (7.04%) XML
13 62 (5.13%) Hibernate
14 57 (4.72%) J2EE
15 56 (4.64%) SOAP
16 54 (4.47%) jQuery
17 52 (4.30%) React
18 47 (3.89%) LAMP
19 42 (3.48%) Sensu
20 39 (3.23%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 84 (6.95%) User Experience
2 61 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 31 (2.57%) Visualisation
5 29 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (2.24%) Blog
7 24 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.90%) Data Centre
9 22 (1.82%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.82%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.66%) Data Integration
11 19 (1.57%) Private Cloud
12 18 (1.49%) CESG
12 18 (1.49%) Social Media
13 15 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (1.16%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.08%) iPad
16 12 (0.99%) Biometrics
17 11 (0.91%) Fintech
18 10 (0.83%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 403 (33.36%) Linux
2 133 (11.01%) Windows
3 114 (9.44%) Unix
4 44 (3.64%) CentOS
5 42 (3.48%) Windows Server
6 26 (2.15%) CoreOS
6 26 (2.15%) Ubuntu
7 24 (1.99%) Mac OS X
8 22 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.66%) Android
10 17 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (1.24%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.08%) Debian
13 9 (0.75%) Mac OS X Server
14 5 (0.41%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.33%) AIX
15 4 (0.33%) Solaris
15 4 (0.33%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (29.06%) DevOps
3 310 (25.66%) TDD
4 272 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
5 236 (19.54%) Configuration Management
6 232 (19.21%) Scrum
7 152 (12.58%) BDD
8 129 (10.68%) OO
9 112 (9.27%) Pair Programming
10 90 (7.45%) Analytics
11 87 (7.20%) E-Commerce
12 86 (7.12%) Continuous Delivery
13 84 (6.95%) High Availability
14 77 (6.37%) Kanban
15 75 (6.21%) SOA
16 74 (6.13%) Microservices
17 72 (5.96%) Web Development
18 68 (5.63%) Mentoring
18 68 (5.63%) SDLC
19 55 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 517 (42.80%) Java
2 237 (19.62%) JavaScript
3 235 (19.45%) Python
4 165 (13.66%) Ruby
5 160 (13.25%) SQL
6 104 (8.61%) Scala
7 100 (8.28%) Bash Shell
8 97 (8.03%) Perl
9 84 (6.95%) PHP
10 72 (5.96%) C#
11 68 (5.63%) PowerShell
12 57 (4.72%) Go
13 50 (4.14%) C++
14 44 (3.64%) Groovy
15 39 (3.23%) Shell Script
16 26 (2.15%) C
17 21 (1.74%) R
18 20 (1.66%) Clojure
19 15 (1.24%) VBScript
20 13 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 149 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 118 (9.77%) SC Cleared
3 81 (6.71%) Degree
4 23 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (0.99%) RHCE
6 11 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.91%) RHCA
7 6 (0.50%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.50%) ISEB
7 6 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.41%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.33%) CCNA
9 4 (0.33%) CCNP
9 4 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.33%) CISSP
10 3 (0.25%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.25%) CEH
10 3 (0.25%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.17%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (11.01%) QA
2 20 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.50%) SDET
5 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.33%) WCAG
6 3 (0.25%) COBIT
6 3 (0.25%) SLA
7 1 (0.083%) MiFID
System Software
1 187 (15.48%) Docker
2 79 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (2.98%) Active Directory
4 31 (2.57%) etcd
4 31 (2.57%) NFS
5 29 (2.40%) flannel
6 26 (2.15%) Ceph
6 26 (2.15%) Hyper-V
7 21 (1.74%) GlusterFS
8 15 (1.24%) VMware ESX
8 15 (1.24%) vSphere
9 13 (1.08%) Apache Flume
9 13 (1.08%) HDFS
9 13 (1.08%) vCloud
9 13 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.99%) Xen
11 10 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 10 (0.83%) KVM
12 8 (0.66%) Samba
13 5 (0.41%) iptables
Systems Management
1 259 (21.44%) Puppet
2 150 (12.42%) Ansible
3 149 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (4.64%) logstash
5 51 (4.22%) Kubernetes
6 42 (3.48%) Nagios
7 33 (2.73%) Kibana
8 31 (2.57%) HAProxy
9 23 (1.90%) Salt
10 22 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 22 (1.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 21 (1.74%) Graphite
11 21 (1.74%) Terraform
12 17 (1.41%) Packer
13 15 (1.24%) Grafana
13 15 (1.24%) Uchiwa
14 14 (1.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 12 (0.99%) Oozie
16 11 (0.91%) Cacti
16 11 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 139 (11.51%) VMware
2 111 (9.19%) Oracle
3 78 (6.46%) Microsoft
4 61 (5.05%) Google
5 56 (4.64%) Red Hat
6 48 (3.97%) HP
7 33 (2.73%) Rackspace
8 31 (2.57%) Atlassian
9 30 (2.48%) Cisco
10 23 (1.90%) Citrix
11 22 (1.82%) Hortonworks
11 22 (1.82%) MuleSoft
12 21 (1.74%) Splunk
13 20 (1.66%) EMC
14 17 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (1.24%) Adobe
15 15 (1.24%) IBM
16 14 (1.16%) Apple
16 14 (1.16%) CA
17 13 (1.08%) CyberSource
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