The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 40 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 50 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.10% 1.52% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.50% 5.19% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 5
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£560 £298 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.91% -29.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.06% -6.15%
Open Source
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
303 289 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.82% 29.22% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 194 143
Average daily rate £350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 19
Average hourly rate £14.37 £14.00 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.62% -16.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (55.93%) Project Management
3 25 (42.37%) Java
4 21 (35.59%) Agile Project Management
5 18 (30.51%) PHP
5 18 (30.51%) Web Services
6 13 (22.03%) Linux
7 11 (18.64%) DevOps
8 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
9 9 (15.25%) Service Management
9 9 (15.25%) Python
9 9 (15.25%) Law
9 9 (15.25%) Data Protection
9 9 (15.25%) Product Management
9 9 (15.25%) Waterfall
10 8 (13.56%) Scala
10 8 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (13.56%) C
10 8 (13.56%) VB
11 7 (11.86%) Change Management
11 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
11 7 (11.86%) Business Analysis
11 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.17%) Ruby
12 6 (10.17%) Supplier Management
12 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
12 6 (10.17%) Finance
12 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
12 6 (10.17%) HTTP
12 6 (10.17%) .NET

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (6.78%) Apache
2 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Drupal
4 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) HTTP
2 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.47%) SSL
3 3 (5.08%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.69%) LDAP
4 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
2 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.78%) Redis
3 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) Riak
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.69%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Subversion
2 3 (5.08%) JMeter
3 2 (3.39%) JProfiler
3 2 (3.39%) Hudson
3 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) JUnit
3 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (15.25%) Law
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Programme Manager
2 13 (22.03%) Architect
3 11 (18.64%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Digital Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Web Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (1.69%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) Web Services
2 6 (10.17%) .NET
3 5 (8.47%) CSS
3 5 (8.47%) HTML
4 4 (6.78%) jQuery
4 4 (6.78%) J2EE
4 4 (6.78%) HTML5
5 3 (5.08%) Java EE
5 3 (5.08%) SOAP
6 2 (3.39%) LAMP
6 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.39%) Spring
6 2 (3.39%) Ajax
6 2 (3.39%) GWT
6 2 (3.39%) CSS3
6 2 (3.39%) D3.js
6 2 (3.39%) Vaadin
6 2 (3.39%) RESTful
6 2 (3.39%) Apache Jena
7 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.47%) Social Media
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Ontologies
4 2 (3.39%) Chemistry
4 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) UNIX
2 3 (5.08%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (55.93%) Project Management
3 21 (35.59%) Agile Project Management
4 11 (18.64%) DevOps
5 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
6 9 (15.25%) Service Management
6 9 (15.25%) Data Protection
6 9 (15.25%) Product Management
6 9 (15.25%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.86%) Change Management
7 7 (11.86%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.17%) Supplier Management
8 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
8 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.17%) ITIL
8 6 (10.17%) BDD
8 6 (10.17%) Line Management
9 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.78%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) Java
2 18 (30.51%) PHP
3 9 (15.25%) Python
4 8 (13.56%) Scala
4 8 (13.56%) VB
4 8 (13.56%) C
5 6 (10.17%) Ruby
6 5 (8.47%) C#
6 5 (8.47%) C++
6 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.39%) SQL
7 2 (3.39%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.69%) PHP5
8 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
1 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco
3 1 (1.69%) VMware
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
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