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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 72 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 781 465 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.39% 2.00% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 2.43% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 358 387
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% -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
19782 19164 19773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.77% 82.40% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14190 13656 13744
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 216 235
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.19 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +56 137 £488 -2.50% 43
Croydon -11 15 £450 -
Westminster - 15 £425 -
Harrow - 6 £495 - 1
Feltham - 5 £434 -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 3 £425 +13.33%
Docklands, London - 3 £525 -
Canary Wharf 0 2 £375 -25.00%
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Surbiton - 1 £550 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 828 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (41.01%) Java
3 478 (33.57%) Linux
4 446 (31.32%) DevOps
5 365 (25.63%) Continuous Integration
6 328 (23.03%) TDD
7 304 (21.35%) Python
8 303 (21.28%) Jenkins
9 299 (21.00%) Git (software)
9 299 (21.00%) Puppet
10 276 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
11 265 (18.61%) HTML
11 265 (18.61%) Scrum
12 264 (18.54%) Configuration Management
13 259 (18.19%) JavaScript
14 248 (17.42%) Web Services
15 246 (17.28%) Finance
16 242 (16.99%) Ruby
17 239 (16.78%) Docker
18 216 (15.17%) NoSQL
19 205 (14.40%) MongoDB
20 203 (14.26%) CSS
21 202 (14.19%) Ansible
22 200 (14.04%) REST
23 197 (13.83%) Security Cleared
24 188 (13.20%) Opscode Chef
25 187 (13.13%) SQL
26 184 (12.92%) MySQL
27 179 (12.57%) HTML5
28 159 (11.17%) AngularJS

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
1 113 (7.94%) Apache
2 80 (5.62%) Confluence
3 76 (5.34%) nginx
4 65 (4.56%) OpenStack
5 64 (4.49%) Tomcat
6 57 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
7 52 (3.65%) Apache Spark
8 36 (2.53%) JBoss
9 34 (2.39%) CMS
10 26 (1.83%) Mule
11 25 (1.76%) SAS
12 24 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
12 24 (1.69%) IIS
13 21 (1.47%) Drupal
14 20 (1.40%) Apache Pig
15 18 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 17 (1.19%) WordPress
17 16 (1.12%) Apache Solr
17 16 (1.12%) WebLogic
18 12 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.70%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.70%) SPSS
3 8 (0.56%) HipChat
4 6 (0.42%) GIMP
4 6 (0.42%) MS Office
5 4 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.14%) MS Project
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.070%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
1 8 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.21%) Beauchamp
3 3 (0.21%) Magento
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.070%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.070%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 276 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (7.87%) GitHub
3 96 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (3.93%) PaaS
5 38 (2.67%) SaaS
6 33 (2.32%) IaaS
7 30 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 24 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 20 (1.40%) Amazon S3
12 11 (0.77%) OpenShift
13 10 (0.70%) Google App Engine
14 9 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.56%) CloudFront
15 8 (0.56%) Google Play
16 7 (0.49%) Google Analytics
16 7 (0.49%) Google Compute Engine
17 6 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (7.09%) HTTP
2 94 (6.60%) TCP/IP
3 74 (5.20%) DNS
4 50 (3.51%) SSL
5 40 (2.81%) Internet
6 24 (1.69%) VPN
7 23 (1.62%) DHCP
8 22 (1.54%) SAN
9 20 (1.40%) Firewall
10 15 (1.05%) SSH
11 14 (0.98%) LDAP
12 12 (0.84%) FTP
12 12 (0.84%) SNMP
13 11 (0.77%) IPsec
14 9 (0.63%) NAS
14 9 (0.63%) NetScaler
14 9 (0.63%) VLAN
15 8 (0.56%) iSCSI
16 7 (0.49%) LAN
17 6 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (15.17%) NoSQL
2 205 (14.40%) MongoDB
3 184 (12.92%) MySQL
4 148 (10.39%) Big Data
4 148 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
5 107 (7.51%) Hadoop
6 103 (7.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 75 (5.27%) Relational Database
8 48 (3.37%) SQL Server
9 41 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (2.39%) Apache Hive
11 29 (2.04%) Redis
12 24 (1.69%) HBase
12 24 (1.69%) RDBMS
13 17 (1.19%) SQLite
14 13 (0.91%) Pentaho
15 12 (0.84%) Neo4j
15 12 (0.84%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.77%) Data Mining
17 10 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 303 (21.28%) Jenkins
2 299 (21.00%) Git (software)
3 112 (7.87%) JIRA
4 111 (7.79%) Maven
5 78 (5.48%) Subversion
6 76 (5.34%) Selenium
7 67 (4.71%) Cucumber
8 57 (4.00%) JUnit
9 51 (3.58%) Vagrant
10 49 (3.44%) Hudson
11 46 (3.23%) Gradle
12 42 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 36 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
14 33 (2.32%) TeamCity
15 32 (2.25%) Ant
15 32 (2.25%) Artifactory
15 32 (2.25%) Eclipse
15 32 (2.25%) Travis CI
16 30 (2.11%) GitLab
17 21 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 246 (17.28%) Finance
2 111 (7.79%) Banking
3 63 (4.42%) Retail
4 47 (3.30%) Marketing
5 34 (2.39%) Investment Banking
6 26 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.33%) Publishing
8 18 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.26%) Games
9 13 (0.91%) Law
10 11 (0.77%) Legal
11 9 (0.63%) Front Office
12 8 (0.56%) Electronics
12 8 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.49%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.42%) Advertising
15 5 (0.35%) Back Office
16 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.070%) German Language
17 1 (0.070%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 501 (35.18%) Developer
2 193 (13.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 189 (13.27%) Architect
4 173 (12.15%) Java Developer
5 101 (7.09%) Senior Developer
6 84 (5.90%) Linux Engineer
7 75 (5.27%) Technical Architect
8 67 (4.71%) Analyst
9 60 (4.21%) Agile Developer
10 57 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
11 56 (3.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 53 (3.72%) AWS DevOps
13 51 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
14 50 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
15 49 (3.44%) Consultant
16 48 (3.37%) Agile Java Developer
17 47 (3.30%) Scala Developer
18 46 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 43 (3.02%) Security Engineer
20 42 (2.95%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (18.61%) HTML
2 248 (17.42%) Web Services
3 203 (14.26%) CSS
4 200 (14.04%) REST
5 179 (12.57%) HTML5
6 159 (11.17%) AngularJS
7 154 (10.81%) Node.js
8 149 (10.46%) Spring
9 128 (8.99%) CSS3
10 117 (8.22%) RESTful
11 104 (7.30%) .NET
12 103 (7.23%) JSON
13 82 (5.76%) XML
14 81 (5.69%) LAMP
15 70 (4.92%) React
16 58 (4.07%) Play Framework
17 56 (3.93%) Hibernate
18 54 (3.79%) J2EE
19 52 (3.65%) SOAP
20 51 (3.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 130 (9.13%) User Experience
2 75 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.27%) Computer Science
3 54 (3.79%) Mobile App
4 36 (2.53%) Virtual Team
5 35 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 34 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 27 (1.90%) Public Cloud
7 27 (1.90%) Visualisation
8 26 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.69%) Blog
10 23 (1.62%) Private Cloud
11 20 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 18 (1.26%) CESG
12 18 (1.26%) Data Centre
13 16 (1.12%) Biometrics
13 16 (1.12%) Data Integration
13 16 (1.12%) Derivative
13 16 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 478 (33.57%) Linux
2 135 (9.48%) Windows
3 96 (6.74%) Unix
4 59 (4.14%) Android
5 55 (3.86%) CentOS
6 46 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (3.16%) Windows Server
8 43 (3.02%) Ubuntu
9 41 (2.88%) Apple iOS
10 23 (1.62%) CoreOS
11 12 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.77%) VMS
13 9 (0.63%) Fedora
14 6 (0.42%) Debian
15 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.28%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.21%) Solaris
17 3 (0.21%) SUSE
18 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 828 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (31.32%) DevOps
3 365 (25.63%) Continuous Integration
4 328 (23.03%) TDD
5 265 (18.61%) Scrum
6 264 (18.54%) Configuration Management
7 158 (11.10%) BDD
8 147 (10.32%) OO
9 133 (9.34%) Microservices
10 116 (8.15%) Continuous Delivery
11 108 (7.58%) Web Development
12 104 (7.30%) E-Commerce
13 99 (6.95%) Mentoring
14 97 (6.81%) SDLC
15 96 (6.74%) Analytics
16 91 (6.39%) Automated Testing
17 88 (6.18%) Software Engineering
18 87 (6.11%) Kanban
19 85 (5.97%) High Availability
19 85 (5.97%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 584 (41.01%) Java
2 304 (21.35%) Python
3 259 (18.19%) JavaScript
4 242 (16.99%) Ruby
5 187 (13.13%) SQL
6 133 (9.34%) Scala
7 117 (8.22%) PHP
8 95 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 83 (5.83%) C#
10 70 (4.92%) Perl
11 69 (4.85%) PowerShell
12 66 (4.63%) Go
13 45 (3.16%) Groovy
14 34 (2.39%) C
15 31 (2.18%) R
16 27 (1.90%) C++
17 25 (1.76%) Shell Script
18 17 (1.19%) Clojure
19 15 (1.05%) VBScript
20 14 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 197 (13.83%) Security Cleared
2 154 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 96 (6.74%) Degree
4 29 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 29 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.76%) CISSP
6 17 (1.19%) CHECK Team Member
7 14 (0.98%) CEH
8 13 (0.91%) RHCA
8 13 (0.91%) RHCE
9 11 (0.77%) ISEB
10 10 (0.70%) CREST Certified
11 9 (0.63%) BC Cleared
11 9 (0.63%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.49%) CCNA
12 7 (0.49%) CCNP
12 7 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.42%) RHCSA
14 5 (0.35%) SANS
15 4 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (9.27%) QA
2 20 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 18 (1.26%) SDET
4 16 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.49%) SLA
6 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.070%) BS25999
8 1 (0.070%) GPG13
8 1 (0.070%) MiFID
8 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 239 (16.78%) Docker
2 72 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 27 (1.90%) etcd
4 27 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.76%) flannel
6 24 (1.69%) KVM
7 20 (1.40%) NFS
8 19 (1.33%) Ceph
9 18 (1.26%) GlusterFS
10 15 (1.05%) Apache Flume
10 15 (1.05%) HDFS
11 12 (0.84%) VMware ESX
11 12 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.77%) Snort
13 10 (0.70%) iptables
13 10 (0.70%) Xen
14 8 (0.56%) vCloud
14 8 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 299 (21.00%) Puppet
2 202 (14.19%) Ansible
3 188 (13.20%) Opscode Chef
4 57 (4.00%) logstash
5 48 (3.37%) Terraform
6 43 (3.02%) Kubernetes
7 41 (2.88%) Nagios
8 36 (2.53%) Kibana
9 28 (1.97%) HAProxy
10 23 (1.62%) Salt
11 22 (1.54%) Graphite
11 22 (1.54%) rkt
12 20 (1.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 20 (1.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 20 (1.40%) Packer
13 14 (0.98%) Zenoss
14 13 (0.91%) Grafana
15 10 (0.70%) Cobbler
15 10 (0.70%) Oozie
16 9 (0.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 122 (8.57%) VMware
2 102 (7.16%) Oracle
3 97 (6.81%) Microsoft
4 82 (5.76%) Red Hat
5 68 (4.78%) Google
6 63 (4.42%) Atlassian
7 62 (4.35%) Splunk
8 34 (2.39%) IBM
9 26 (1.83%) HP
9 26 (1.83%) Rackspace
10 25 (1.76%) Adobe
11 22 (1.54%) Hortonworks
11 22 (1.54%) MuleSoft
12 19 (1.33%) Cisco
13 18 (1.26%) AppDynamics
13 18 (1.26%) Citrix
13 18 (1.26%) EMC
13 18 (1.26%) Zend
14 15 (1.05%) Cloudera
14 15 (1.05%) Talend
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