Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for OpenStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenStack over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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.

OpenStack
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 385 405
Rank change year-on-year +28 +20 +40
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 296 228 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.70% 2.74% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 173 171
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £463 £419 £363
90th Percentile £700 £638 £638
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year +45.61% - -

OpenStack is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,998 8,321 7,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.21% 19.78% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,761 5,729 5,159
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £644 £625 £613
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 106 102
London median hourly rate £21.71 £18.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.04% -17.58% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £53.13 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
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 OpenStack within the London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London +28 43 £525 +2.94% 10
South London - 35 £525 -
Central London -19 33 £550 - 8
East London -2 6 £575 +15.00%
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack 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 OpenStack.

1 216 (72.97%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (60.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 174 (58.78%) Ansible
4 163 (55.07%) Puppet
5 161 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
6 142 (47.97%) Java
6 142 (47.97%) Opscode Chef
7 140 (47.30%) Continuous Integration
8 131 (44.26%) Linux
9 124 (41.89%) PostgreSQL
10 122 (41.22%) Oracle
11 119 (40.20%) MySQL
12 110 (37.16%) DevOps
13 109 (36.82%) Tomcat
14 106 (35.81%) NoSQL
15 105 (35.47%) TDD
16 98 (33.11%) WebLogic
16 98 (33.11%) OO
17 95 (32.09%) Python
17 95 (32.09%) NUnit
17 95 (32.09%) WebSphere
17 95 (32.09%) MSTest
18 88 (29.73%) Finance
19 85 (28.72%) Git (software)
20 84 (28.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
21 81 (27.36%) Docker
22 76 (25.68%) Jenkins
23 53 (17.91%) Red Hat
24 52 (17.57%) Open Source
25 48 (16.22%) Windows

OpenStack
Co-occurring 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
1 109 (36.82%) Tomcat
2 98 (33.11%) WebLogic
3 95 (32.09%) WebSphere
4 37 (12.50%) Confluence
5 12 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (3.38%) Apache
6 10 (3.38%) nginx
7 8 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.35%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.35%) CloudStack
10 3 (1.01%) JBoss
11 2 (0.68%) Eucalyptus
12 1 (0.34%) IIS
12 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.01%) HipChat
1 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.68%) SPSS
2 2 (0.68%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 216 (72.97%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (60.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (11.82%) IaaS
4 27 (9.12%) OpenShift
5 26 (8.78%) GitHub
6 16 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (5.41%) PaaS
7 12 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (3.72%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (3.04%) SaaS
10 6 (2.03%) Akamai
11 4 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.35%) Office 365
12 3 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (1.01%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.01%) Slack
12 3 (1.01%) Trello
13 2 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.68%) Serverless
13 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.72%) SAN
3 9 (3.04%) HTTP
3 9 (3.04%) LDAP
4 8 (2.70%) DNS
5 7 (2.36%) Firewall
6 6 (2.03%) Internet
6 6 (2.03%) LAN
6 6 (2.03%) VPN
7 5 (1.69%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.69%) NAS
7 5 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (1.69%) SSL
8 4 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.35%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.35%) WAN
9 3 (1.01%) DHCP
10 1 (0.34%) BGP
10 1 (0.34%) FTP
10 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (41.89%) PostgreSQL
2 119 (40.20%) MySQL
3 106 (35.81%) NoSQL
4 26 (8.78%) MongoDB
5 24 (8.11%) SQL Server
6 17 (5.74%) Hadoop
7 16 (5.41%) Big Data
8 15 (5.07%) Oracle Database
9 13 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (3.72%) DB2
11 5 (1.69%) Redis
12 4 (1.35%) HBase
12 4 (1.35%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.01%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.68%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.68%) DataStax
14 2 (0.68%) KNIME
14 2 (0.68%) STATISTICA
Development Applications
1 95 (32.09%) MSTest
1 95 (32.09%) NUnit
2 85 (28.72%) Git (software)
3 76 (25.68%) Jenkins
4 37 (12.50%) JIRA
5 26 (8.78%) Vagrant
6 25 (8.45%) TeamCity
7 24 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (7.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 20 (6.76%) Maven
10 19 (6.42%) Bitbucket
10 19 (6.42%) NuGet
11 16 (5.41%) GitLab
12 15 (5.07%) Mercurial
13 11 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (3.72%) Gradle
14 8 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (2.03%) Artifactory
15 6 (2.03%) Gerrit
15 6 (2.03%) Travis CI
General
1 88 (29.73%) Finance
2 40 (13.51%) Retail Banking
3 17 (5.74%) Banking
4 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.69%) Retail
6 4 (1.35%) Law
7 3 (1.01%) Electronics
7 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Marketing
8 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 127 (42.91%) Developer
2 89 (30.07%) Java Developer
3 61 (20.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 43 (14.53%) Digital Developer
4 43 (14.53%) Digital Transformation
5 33 (11.15%) Senior Developer
6 32 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (7.77%) Full Stack Developer
8 21 (7.09%) Linux Engineer
9 17 (5.74%) Azure Engineer
9 17 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
11 14 (4.73%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (4.39%) Architect
12 13 (4.39%) AWS Developer
13 12 (4.05%) AWS DevOps
13 12 (4.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 11 (3.72%) Cloud Developer
15 10 (3.38%) Python Developer
16 9 (3.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.45%) .NET
2 19 (6.42%) REST
3 15 (5.07%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (5.07%) Node.js
4 11 (3.72%) Web Services
5 8 (2.70%) SOAP
6 7 (2.36%) Sensu
7 6 (2.03%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (1.69%) Django
8 5 (1.69%) Flask
8 5 (1.69%) HTML
8 5 (1.69%) JSON
8 5 (1.69%) Kafka
8 5 (1.69%) RESTful
9 4 (1.35%) boto
9 4 (1.35%) CSS
10 3 (1.01%) LAMP
10 3 (1.01%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (1.01%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.77%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.42%) Private Cloud
3 16 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.38%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.70%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.35%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.68%) Blog
10 2 (0.68%) Life Science
10 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.34%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.34%) Replication
11 1 (0.34%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 131 (44.26%) Linux
2 48 (16.22%) Windows
3 32 (10.81%) Unix
3 32 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 22 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (6.42%) Ubuntu
6 12 (4.05%) CentOS
7 9 (3.04%) AIX
7 9 (3.04%) CoreOS
8 4 (1.35%) Solaris
9 3 (1.01%) Debian
9 3 (1.01%) RancherOS
10 2 (0.68%) SmartOS
11 1 (0.34%) Android
11 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (47.30%) Continuous Integration
3 110 (37.16%) DevOps
4 105 (35.47%) TDD
5 98 (33.11%) OO
6 84 (28.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 52 (17.57%) Open Source
8 47 (15.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 40 (13.51%) Scrum
10 39 (13.18%) Configuration Management
11 36 (12.16%) Kanban
12 24 (8.11%) Microservices
13 23 (7.77%) Service Delivery
14 20 (6.76%) Software Engineering
15 19 (6.42%) Migration
16 16 (5.41%) SOA
17 15 (5.07%) High Availability
18 12 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (3.72%) Customer-Centricity
20 10 (3.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 142 (47.97%) Java
2 95 (32.09%) Python
3 37 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 37 (12.50%) Ruby
4 31 (10.47%) Bash Shell
5 23 (7.77%) JavaScript
6 18 (6.08%) Go
7 17 (5.74%) C++
7 17 (5.74%) Perl
8 14 (4.73%) Scala
9 10 (3.38%) Bourne shell
9 10 (3.38%) PHP
10 6 (2.03%) C
10 6 (2.03%) SQL
11 5 (1.69%) Groovy
11 5 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.35%) C#
13 2 (0.68%) AWK
13 2 (0.68%) Gremlin
13 2 (0.68%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (7.43%) Degree
2 16 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.70%) RHCE
6 4 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.35%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.35%) RHCA
7 3 (1.01%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.34%) CISA
9 1 (0.34%) CISM
9 1 (0.34%) CISSP
9 1 (0.34%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.34%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.34%) MCSE
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.70%) GCP
2 6 (2.03%) GAAP
3 5 (1.69%) OASIS TOSCA
3 5 (1.69%) SLA
4 4 (1.35%) QA
5 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.34%) COBIT
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (27.36%) Docker
2 21 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.39%) vCloud
4 8 (2.70%) Ceph
5 6 (2.03%) NFS
6 5 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.35%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.35%) HDFS
7 4 (1.35%) KVM
7 4 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.01%) etcd
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.01%) Samba
8 3 (1.01%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.01%) vSphere
9 2 (0.68%) flannel
9 2 (0.68%) OpenDJ
9 2 (0.68%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.34%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 174 (58.78%) Ansible
2 163 (55.07%) Puppet
3 142 (47.97%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (15.20%) Kubernetes
5 23 (7.77%) Terraform
6 13 (4.39%) ZABBIX
7 12 (4.05%) Rancher
8 11 (3.72%) Salt
9 9 (3.04%) Nagios
10 8 (2.70%) Mesos
11 5 (1.69%) Cloudify
11 5 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (1.69%) Kibana
11 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (1.69%) StackStorm
11 5 (1.69%) vCenter Server
12 4 (1.35%) Consul
12 4 (1.35%) Grafana
12 4 (1.35%) vMotion
13 3 (1.01%) logstash
Vendors
1 122 (41.22%) Oracle
2 53 (17.91%) Red Hat
3 36 (12.16%) VMware
4 33 (11.15%) Microsoft
5 25 (8.45%) Atlassian
6 23 (7.77%) SaltStack
7 11 (3.72%) Google
7 11 (3.72%) Rackspace
8 10 (3.38%) IBM
9 9 (3.04%) Splunk
10 7 (2.36%) EMC
11 6 (2.03%) Cisco
11 6 (2.03%) F5
11 6 (2.03%) HP
11 6 (2.03%) NetApp
12 5 (1.69%) ArcSight
13 4 (1.35%) Isilon
13 4 (1.35%) New Relic
13 4 (1.35%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.35%) Perforce