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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 84 127 113
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -14
Contract jobs citing Open Source 566 385 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.67% 1.82% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 2.26% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 271 320
Average daily rate £500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.09% +80.89%
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
17711 17014 17700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.46% 80.30% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12656 12172 12163
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average 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 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 200 242
Average hourly rate £22.12 £22.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.59 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £50.00 £72.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 +22 48 £500 +5.26% 39
Croydon -8 12 £425 +6.25% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +6 4 £475 +26.66%
Southwark - 4 £250 -
Harrow - 4 £500 -
Bromley - 3 £713 -
Osterley +4 2 £431 -
Canary Wharf -1 2 £650 +52.94%
Hammersmith - 2 £475 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £623 -
Wimbledon - 1 £413 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 626 (59.39%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (41.84%) Java
3 324 (30.74%) Linux
4 288 (27.32%) TDD
5 265 (25.14%) DevOps
6 235 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
7 222 (21.06%) JavaScript
8 216 (20.49%) Git (software)
9 213 (20.21%) Python
10 202 (19.17%) Scrum
11 193 (18.31%) Jenkins
12 176 (16.70%) Puppet
13 169 (16.03%) Web Services
14 166 (15.75%) BDD
15 165 (15.65%) MongoDB
16 151 (14.33%) HTML
17 148 (14.04%) Node.js
18 146 (13.85%) Ruby
19 144 (13.66%) NoSQL
20 143 (13.57%) AngularJS
20 143 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
21 142 (13.47%) Configuration Management
22 138 (13.09%) SQL
23 135 (12.81%) CSS
24 130 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
25 129 (12.24%) Scala
25 129 (12.24%) Finance
26 125 (11.86%) Big Data
27 123 (11.67%) MySQL
28 117 (11.10%) GitHub

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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
1 148 (14.04%) Node.js
2 112 (10.63%) Apache
3 50 (4.74%) Tomcat
4 45 (4.27%) Apache Spark
5 43 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
6 42 (3.98%) OpenStack
7 31 (2.94%) nginx
8 27 (2.56%) CMS
9 24 (2.28%) Confluence
10 17 (1.61%) Drupal
10 17 (1.61%) JBoss
11 15 (1.42%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (1.14%) WordPress
13 11 (1.04%) IIS
13 11 (1.04%) SAS
14 10 (0.95%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.95%) Jetty
14 10 (0.95%) Mule
15 9 (0.85%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (1.14%) MS Office
2 10 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.47%) HipChat
5 5 (0.47%) MS Excel
6 4 (0.38%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.38%) FrameMaker
6 4 (0.38%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.19%) SPSS
8 1 (0.095%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.095%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.19%) Magento
2 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.095%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.095%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 143 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (11.10%) GitHub
3 46 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (3.70%) IaaS
5 35 (3.32%) PaaS
6 27 (2.56%) SaaS
7 14 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.14%) Office 365
9 10 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.66%) Force.com
12 6 (0.57%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.57%) Heroku
13 3 (0.28%) MailChimp
13 3 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.095%) CloudBees
15 1 (0.095%) Google Compute Engine
15 1 (0.095%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 84 (7.97%) HTTP
2 68 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 50 (4.74%) Internet
4 48 (4.55%) SSL
5 41 (3.89%) DNS
6 25 (2.37%) LDAP
7 23 (2.18%) SAN
8 17 (1.61%) Firewall
9 16 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (1.42%) DHCP
11 13 (1.23%) SMTP
12 12 (1.14%) Kerberos
12 12 (1.14%) NAS
12 12 (1.14%) SNMP
13 11 (1.04%) LAN
14 10 (0.95%) IMAP
14 10 (0.95%) iSCSI
14 10 (0.95%) VPN
15 9 (0.85%) Intranet
16 8 (0.76%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (15.65%) MongoDB
2 144 (13.66%) NoSQL
3 125 (11.86%) Big Data
4 123 (11.67%) MySQL
5 104 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
6 100 (9.49%) Hadoop
7 70 (6.64%) Relational Database
8 57 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 50 (4.74%) Redis
10 35 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
11 34 (3.23%) Apache Hive
12 32 (3.04%) SQL Server
13 25 (2.37%) KDB
14 23 (2.18%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.90%) HBase
16 13 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 12 (1.14%) SQLite
18 11 (1.04%) Couchbase
18 11 (1.04%) Pentaho
19 10 (0.95%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 216 (20.49%) Git (software)
2 193 (18.31%) Jenkins
3 75 (7.12%) JIRA
4 74 (7.02%) Cucumber
4 74 (7.02%) Maven
5 53 (5.03%) Subversion
6 52 (4.93%) Selenium
7 38 (3.61%) JUnit
8 35 (3.32%) Mockito
9 33 (3.13%) gulp
10 31 (2.94%) JMeter
11 28 (2.66%) Eclipse
12 27 (2.56%) Hudson
13 25 (2.37%) TeamCity
14 24 (2.28%) Gradle
14 24 (2.28%) VTune
15 22 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (1.71%) HP UFT
16 18 (1.71%) Jasmine
17 16 (1.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 129 (12.24%) Finance
2 74 (7.02%) Banking
3 37 (3.51%) Marketing
4 32 (3.04%) Retail
5 29 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 16 (1.52%) Games
6 16 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.14%) Front Office
8 11 (1.04%) Advertising
9 10 (0.95%) Publishing
10 7 (0.66%) Law
11 4 (0.38%) Legal
12 2 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.095%) Automotive
13 1 (0.095%) Billing
13 1 (0.095%) French Language
13 1 (0.095%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.095%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.095%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.095%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 400 (37.95%) Developer
2 161 (15.28%) Architect
3 125 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 125 (11.86%) Java Developer
4 69 (6.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 50 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
6 49 (4.65%) Angular Developer
7 47 (4.46%) Analyst
8 46 (4.36%) Senior Developer
9 45 (4.27%) Agile Developer
10 43 (4.08%) Digital Architect
10 43 (4.08%) Software Engineer
11 41 (3.89%) Node.js Developer
12 38 (3.61%) Java Engineer
12 38 (3.61%) Technical Architect
13 37 (3.51%) Scala Developer
14 34 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 32 (3.04%) Tester
16 29 (2.75%) Administrator
17 28 (2.66%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (16.03%) Web Services
2 151 (14.33%) HTML
3 143 (13.57%) AngularJS
4 135 (12.81%) CSS
5 104 (9.87%) HTML5
6 102 (9.68%) Spring
7 101 (9.58%) REST
8 90 (8.54%) .NET
9 78 (7.40%) JSON
10 77 (7.31%) CSS3
11 71 (6.74%) RESTful
12 56 (5.31%) XML
13 51 (4.84%) React
14 48 (4.55%) jQuery
15 43 (4.08%) Hibernate
16 41 (3.89%) LAMP
17 38 (3.61%) Backbone.js
18 34 (3.23%) Ember.js
19 32 (3.04%) Kafka
19 32 (3.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.88%) User Experience
3 52 (4.93%) Mobile App
4 39 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.42%) Algorithms
6 26 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.37%) Visualisation
8 19 (1.80%) Private Cloud
9 18 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.42%) Data Integration
11 14 (1.33%) Blog
12 13 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.14%) Digital Media
13 12 (1.14%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.04%) Social Media
15 10 (0.95%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.95%) Fintech
16 9 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
16 9 (0.85%) PKI
17 8 (0.76%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 324 (30.74%) Linux
2 110 (10.44%) Unix
3 90 (8.54%) Windows
4 49 (4.65%) CentOS
5 36 (3.42%) Ubuntu
6 28 (2.66%) Solaris
7 27 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (2.28%) Android
9 22 (2.09%) Windows Server
10 20 (1.90%) Apple iOS
11 17 (1.61%) Debian
12 15 (1.42%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.85%) Mac OS X Server
14 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.28%) AIX
15 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (59.39%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (27.32%) TDD
3 265 (25.14%) DevOps
4 235 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
5 202 (19.17%) Scrum
6 166 (15.75%) BDD
7 142 (13.47%) Configuration Management
8 116 (11.01%) OO
9 103 (9.77%) Pair Programming
10 100 (9.49%) E-Commerce
11 94 (8.92%) Software Engineering
12 83 (7.87%) High Availability
13 79 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
14 75 (7.12%) SOA
15 66 (6.26%) Analytics
16 61 (5.79%) Microservices
17 60 (5.69%) Web Development
18 58 (5.50%) SDLC
19 52 (4.93%) Kanban
20 50 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 441 (41.84%) Java
2 222 (21.06%) JavaScript
3 213 (20.21%) Python
4 146 (13.85%) Ruby
5 138 (13.09%) SQL
6 129 (12.24%) Scala
7 101 (9.58%) Perl
8 90 (8.54%) Bash Shell
9 87 (8.25%) PHP
10 67 (6.36%) C++
11 58 (5.50%) C#
12 40 (3.80%) Shell Script
13 35 (3.32%) Go
14 29 (2.75%) Groovy
15 24 (2.28%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.71%) C
17 17 (1.61%) AWK
17 17 (1.61%) sed
18 16 (1.52%) Clojure
18 16 (1.52%) R
Qualifications
1 91 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 79 (7.50%) Degree
3 70 (6.64%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.57%) ISEB
6 6 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.38%) CCNP
7 4 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.38%) RHCE
7 4 (0.38%) RHCSA
8 3 (0.28%) CCNA
8 3 (0.28%) RHCA
9 2 (0.19%) APMG
9 2 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.19%) MBA
10 1 (0.095%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.095%) MCSE
10 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.095%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.59%) QA
2 10 (0.95%) SDET
3 9 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.28%) COBIT
7 3 (0.28%) WCAG
8 1 (0.095%) MiFID
8 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.095%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (9.58%) Docker
2 75 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (3.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 33 (3.13%) Active Directory
5 26 (2.47%) NFS
6 14 (1.33%) vCloud
7 13 (1.23%) Hyper-V
8 12 (1.14%) Apache Flume
9 11 (1.04%) HDFS
10 9 (0.85%) KVM
10 9 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.85%) XenApp
10 9 (0.85%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.76%) Samba
11 8 (0.76%) Xen
12 7 (0.66%) Ceph
13 6 (0.57%) iptables
13 6 (0.57%) oVirt
13 6 (0.57%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 176 (16.70%) Puppet
2 130 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (8.35%) Ansible
4 28 (2.66%) Salt
5 24 (2.28%) Nagios
6 21 (1.99%) Kubernetes
6 21 (1.99%) logstash
7 19 (1.80%) Oozie
8 17 (1.61%) Kibana
9 15 (1.42%) ZABBIX
10 12 (1.14%) Grafana
10 12 (1.14%) HAProxy
11 11 (1.04%) Uchiwa
12 10 (0.95%) Cacti
12 10 (0.95%) CFEngine
13 9 (0.85%) SCCM
14 8 (0.76%) Zenoss
15 7 (0.66%) WSUS
16 6 (0.57%) Ambari
16 6 (0.57%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 105 (9.96%) VMware
2 64 (6.07%) Oracle
3 51 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 50 (4.74%) Red Hat
5 36 (3.42%) Cisco
6 23 (2.18%) Google
6 23 (2.18%) Rackspace
7 21 (1.99%) Splunk
8 20 (1.90%) HP
9 17 (1.61%) Adobe
9 17 (1.61%) SOASTA, Inc
9 17 (1.61%) Tableau
10 15 (1.42%) Dell
10 15 (1.42%) EMC
10 15 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.14%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.85%) SaltStack
13 8 (0.76%) F5
13 8 (0.76%) IBM
13 8 (0.76%) MuleSoft
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £525 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Jagger Talent
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £350 to £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £Market
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Talent Point
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago