The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / London
Rank 76 83 142
Rank change year-on-year +7 +59  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 610 585 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.13% 2.65% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 3.12% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 440 243
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +12.12% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £39.90
% change year-on-year +23.07% -18.54%  

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16576 18773 17205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.15% 85.14% 82.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11916 13556 12086
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 193 243
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Open Source as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in London

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Open Source in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in London

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in London

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in London

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Open Source 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 March 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 +38 87 £525 +5.00% 46
Canary Wharf +5 10 £375 -
New Malden - 7 - - 1
Hammersmith +1 2 £325 -27.77% 2
Croydon -4 2 £550 +29.41% 7
Isleworth - 2 - - 1
Docklands, London - 2 £588 -
Westminster +5 1 - - 6
Osterley - 1 £480 -
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 613 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 521 (42.95%) Java
3 405 (33.39%) DevOps
4 346 (28.52%) Linux
5 341 (28.11%) Python
6 286 (23.58%) Jenkins
7 272 (22.42%) Amazon AWS
8 259 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
9 245 (20.20%) Puppet
10 224 (18.47%) Finance
11 219 (18.05%) TDD
11 219 (18.05%) Git (software)
12 217 (17.89%) JavaScript
13 191 (15.75%) Ansible
14 190 (15.66%) Web Services
15 187 (15.42%) Configuration Management
16 182 (15.00%) Scrum
17 175 (14.43%) Big Data
18 171 (14.10%) HTML
19 164 (13.52%) Spring
20 161 (13.27%) Docker
21 159 (13.11%) MongoDB
22 157 (12.94%) REST
23 156 (12.86%) Security Cleared
24 153 (12.61%) Opscode Chef
25 150 (12.37%) CSS
26 148 (12.20%) Ruby
26 148 (12.20%) Microservices
27 147 (12.12%) Banking
28 143 (11.79%) 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 93 (7.67%) Apache
2 88 (7.25%) Apache Spark
3 74 (6.10%) Confluence
4 66 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
5 60 (4.95%) nginx
5 60 (4.95%) Tomcat
6 47 (3.87%) OpenStack
7 46 (3.79%) JBoss
8 43 (3.54%) Apache Pig
9 42 (3.46%) Cloud Foundry
10 34 (2.80%) WebSphere
11 27 (2.23%) Apache Solr
12 25 (2.06%) CMS
12 25 (2.06%) WebLogic
13 21 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (1.40%) SAS
15 16 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 16 (1.32%) Mule
16 13 (1.07%) GlassFish
17 12 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.74%) SPSS
3 3 (0.25%) MS Office
3 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.16%) HipChat
4 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.33%) Fredhopper
2 4 (0.33%) Magento
2 4 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.082%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.082%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.082%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.082%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 272 (22.42%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (5.61%) GitHub
4 67 (5.52%) PaaS
5 38 (3.13%) IaaS
6 29 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (2.14%) Office 365
8 25 (2.06%) SaaS
9 21 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (1.07%) Slack
12 12 (0.99%) Datadog
13 11 (0.91%) Trello
14 10 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (0.82%) Heroku
15 8 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
16 7 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (0.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 107 (8.82%) HTTP
2 100 (8.24%) TCP/IP
3 70 (5.77%) SSL
4 56 (4.62%) Internet
5 50 (4.12%) DNS
6 31 (2.56%) LDAP
7 30 (2.47%) Firewall
8 27 (2.23%) Kerberos
9 25 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 24 (1.98%) Network Security
11 21 (1.73%) DHCP
11 21 (1.73%) VPN
12 16 (1.32%) SAN
13 14 (1.15%) SNMP
14 12 (0.99%) LAN
14 12 (0.99%) WAN
15 10 (0.82%) BGP
15 10 (0.82%) FTP
15 10 (0.82%) Multicast
16 9 (0.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (14.43%) Big Data
2 159 (13.11%) MongoDB
3 138 (11.38%) Hadoop
4 137 (11.29%) NoSQL
5 130 (10.72%) PostgreSQL
6 118 (9.73%) MySQL
7 92 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 89 (7.34%) Relational Database
9 60 (4.95%) Apache Hive
10 43 (3.54%) Redis
11 41 (3.38%) HBase
11 41 (3.38%) SQL Server
12 39 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (2.47%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.32%) Impala
15 12 (0.99%) Data Mining
15 12 (0.99%) MarkLogic
15 12 (0.99%) Riak
16 11 (0.91%) Neo4j
17 10 (0.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 286 (23.58%) Jenkins
2 219 (18.05%) Git (software)
3 97 (8.00%) JIRA
4 81 (6.68%) Cucumber
5 76 (6.27%) Maven
6 71 (5.85%) Selenium
7 70 (5.77%) Subversion
8 55 (4.53%) JUnit
9 45 (3.71%) TeamCity
10 40 (3.30%) Gradle
11 38 (3.13%) Vagrant
12 37 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 34 (2.80%) Hudson
14 28 (2.31%) WebDriver
15 27 (2.23%) gulp
16 26 (2.14%) Travis CI
17 24 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
18 22 (1.81%) Ant
18 22 (1.81%) Mercurial
19 19 (1.57%) Jasmine
General
1 224 (18.47%) Finance
2 147 (12.12%) Banking
3 45 (3.71%) Investment Banking
4 29 (2.39%) Retail
5 27 (2.23%) Marketing
6 22 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.73%) Front Office
8 15 (1.24%) Electronics
9 13 (1.07%) Legal
10 12 (0.99%) Games
11 11 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.74%) Advertising
12 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.49%) Billing
14 5 (0.41%) Publishing
15 4 (0.33%) Law
16 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.082%) Automotive
17 1 (0.082%) Back Office
17 1 (0.082%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 402 (33.14%) Developer
2 214 (17.64%) Architect
3 184 (15.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 138 (11.38%) Java Developer
5 67 (5.52%) Senior Developer
6 63 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
7 56 (4.62%) Technical Architect
8 53 (4.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 52 (4.29%) AWS DevOps
10 48 (3.96%) JavaScript Developer
10 48 (3.96%) Software Engineer
11 46 (3.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 45 (3.71%) Analyst
12 45 (3.71%) AWS Engineer
13 43 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
14 42 (3.46%) Agile Developer
15 33 (2.72%) Big Data Engineer
15 33 (2.72%) Python Developer
16 32 (2.64%) Consultant
16 32 (2.64%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (15.66%) Web Services
2 171 (14.10%) HTML
3 164 (13.52%) Spring
4 157 (12.94%) REST
5 150 (12.37%) CSS
6 143 (11.79%) Node.js
7 135 (11.13%) AngularJS
8 106 (8.74%) RESTful
9 101 (8.33%) HTML5
10 80 (6.60%) .NET
10 80 (6.60%) CSS3
11 70 (5.77%) SOAP
12 67 (5.52%) React
13 63 (5.19%) Hibernate
14 62 (5.11%) JSON
15 60 (4.95%) Kafka
16 56 (4.62%) XML
17 54 (4.45%) Elastic Stack
18 52 (4.29%) J2EE
19 34 (2.80%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.09%) User Experience
2 77 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 68 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.14%) Virtual Team
5 22 (1.81%) Algorithms
6 21 (1.73%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.48%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.24%) Data Centre
11 15 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (1.24%) PKI
12 14 (1.15%) RIA
13 11 (0.91%) Online Banking
14 10 (0.82%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.74%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.66%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 346 (28.52%) Linux
2 125 (10.31%) Unix
3 78 (6.43%) Windows
4 59 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (2.47%) Android
6 27 (2.23%) CentOS
7 18 (1.48%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 15 (1.24%) Windows Server
10 12 (0.99%) FreeBSD
10 12 (0.99%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.91%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.49%) Solaris
13 5 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.25%) Debian
14 3 (0.25%) Tizen
14 3 (0.25%) VMS
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (33.39%) DevOps
3 259 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
4 219 (18.05%) TDD
5 187 (15.42%) Configuration Management
6 182 (15.00%) Scrum
7 148 (12.20%) Microservices
8 127 (10.47%) Software Engineering
9 121 (9.98%) High Availability
10 111 (9.15%) BDD
11 107 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 100 (8.24%) OO
13 73 (6.02%) Kanban
14 68 (5.61%) Analytics
14 68 (5.61%) SOA
15 66 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
16 65 (5.36%) Mentoring
16 65 (5.36%) Migration
17 61 (5.03%) Service Design
18 59 (4.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 521 (42.95%) Java
2 341 (28.11%) Python
3 217 (17.89%) JavaScript
4 148 (12.20%) Ruby
5 134 (11.05%) SQL
6 104 (8.57%) Scala
7 93 (7.67%) Bash Shell
8 79 (6.51%) Perl
9 57 (4.70%) Go
10 52 (4.29%) R
11 51 (4.20%) C#
12 41 (3.38%) PHP
13 39 (3.22%) Shell Script
14 38 (3.13%) C++
15 36 (2.97%) Groovy
15 36 (2.97%) PowerShell
16 35 (2.89%) C
17 15 (1.24%) TypeScript
18 10 (0.82%) Clojure
18 10 (0.82%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 156 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 124 (10.22%) SC Cleared
3 105 (8.66%) Degree
4 17 (1.40%) DV Cleared
4 17 (1.40%) PhD
5 14 (1.15%) CESG Certified Professional
6 13 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.82%) CISSP
7 10 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.66%) RHCA
8 8 (0.66%) RHCE
9 7 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.58%) OCPJP
10 6 (0.49%) ISEB
11 5 (0.41%) CCNP
11 5 (0.41%) CISA
11 5 (0.41%) CISM
11 5 (0.41%) GIAC
12 4 (0.33%) CCNA
12 4 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.43%) QA
2 21 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.49%) SDET
6 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.33%) RMADS
7 3 (0.25%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.16%) GCP
8 2 (0.16%) MiFID
8 2 (0.16%) SLA
9 1 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.082%) EMIR
9 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 161 (13.27%) Docker
2 37 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 25 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (1.98%) HDFS
6 18 (1.48%) vCloud
7 17 (1.40%) Snort
8 12 (0.99%) Apache Flume
8 12 (0.99%) NFS
9 10 (0.82%) Samba
10 7 (0.58%) KVM
11 5 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.41%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.41%) Xen
11 5 (0.41%) XenServer
12 4 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.33%) Ceph
12 4 (0.33%) iptables
13 2 (0.16%) BIND 9
13 2 (0.16%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 245 (20.20%) Puppet
2 191 (15.75%) Ansible
3 153 (12.61%) Opscode Chef
4 67 (5.52%) Kubernetes
5 52 (4.29%) Terraform
6 42 (3.46%) Nagios
7 39 (3.22%) logstash
7 39 (3.22%) Salt
8 38 (3.13%) Kibana
9 32 (2.64%) Hadoop YARN
10 26 (2.14%) Graphite
11 20 (1.65%) Grafana
12 15 (1.24%) Consul
13 12 (0.99%) MOM
13 12 (0.99%) SCCM
14 11 (0.91%) Oracle ZFS
15 10 (0.82%) Mesos
15 10 (0.82%) SmokePing
15 10 (0.82%) Sysdig
16 9 (0.74%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 83 (6.84%) Oracle
2 66 (5.44%) Red Hat
2 66 (5.44%) VMware
3 49 (4.04%) Microsoft
4 44 (3.63%) Google
5 43 (3.54%) IBM
6 35 (2.89%) Atlassian
7 33 (2.72%) Splunk
8 30 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
9 26 (2.14%) MuleSoft
10 23 (1.90%) Citrix
10 23 (1.90%) Cloudera
11 21 (1.73%) SAP
12 19 (1.57%) Adobe
12 19 (1.57%) hybris
13 18 (1.48%) Hortonworks
14 17 (1.40%) SaltStack
15 12 (0.99%) Cisco
15 12 (0.99%) EMC
15 12 (0.99%) Zend
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