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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 40 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 55 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.75% 1.33% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.77% 4.73% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 6 9
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+173.07% -25.71%
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
328 275 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.30% 28.03% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 172 94
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.13 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% +20.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

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 5 March 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 82 (84.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (44.33%) Java
3 39 (40.21%) Project Management
4 35 (36.08%) Linux
5 31 (31.96%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (30.93%) Web Services
7 29 (29.90%) Agile Project Management
8 25 (25.77%) Python
9 23 (23.71%) VMware
10 21 (21.65%) QA
10 21 (21.65%) Configuration Management
11 20 (20.62%) TDD
11 20 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (20.62%) DevOps
12 19 (19.59%) BDD
12 19 (19.59%) Ruby
13 17 (17.53%) MongoDB
14 16 (16.49%) NoSQL
14 16 (16.49%) Bash Shell
15 15 (15.46%) PHP
15 15 (15.46%) Automated Testing
15 15 (15.46%) QEMU
15 15 (15.46%) OpenStack
15 15 (15.46%) KVM
16 13 (13.40%) XML
16 13 (13.40%) .NET
16 13 (13.40%) RESTful
17 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
17 12 (12.37%) SQL
18 11 (11.34%) HTML

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 15 (15.46%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.19%) Node.js
3 3 (3.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.06%) Apache
4 2 (2.06%) CMS
5 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.03%) nginx
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.03%) Jetty
5 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.03%) Drupal
5 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.12%) SaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) HTTP
2 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.19%) SSL
3 3 (3.09%) SAN
4 1 (1.03%) IPsec
4 1 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.03%) DNS
4 1 (1.03%) DHCP
4 1 (1.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.53%) MongoDB
2 16 (16.49%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.12%) MySQL
3 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.06%) Redis
4 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.03%) Riak
5 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Cucumber
2 7 (7.22%) Sahi
2 7 (7.22%) WATIR
2 7 (7.22%) Selenium
2 7 (7.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (6.19%) Subversion
4 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.12%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.12%) JUnit
5 4 (4.12%) JProfiler
5 4 (4.12%) Hudson
6 3 (3.09%) Capybara
6 3 (3.09%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.09%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (9.28%) Law
2 6 (6.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.03%) Games
3 1 (1.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (18.56%) Analyst
2 16 (16.49%) Developer
3 15 (15.46%) Programme Manager
4 14 (14.43%) Architect
5 9 (9.28%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) QA Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Digital Architect
8 5 (5.15%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.12%) Ruby Developer
10 3 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Web Manager
10 3 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.93%) Web Services
2 13 (13.40%) XML
2 13 (13.40%) .NET
2 13 (13.40%) RESTful
3 11 (11.34%) HTML
4 10 (10.31%) CSS
5 9 (9.28%) HTML5
5 9 (9.28%) Servlets
6 6 (6.19%) jQuery
6 6 (6.19%) Sass
7 5 (5.15%) CSS3
7 5 (5.15%) Hibernate
7 5 (5.15%) J2EE
7 5 (5.15%) SOAP
8 4 (4.12%) GWT
8 4 (4.12%) Spring
8 4 (4.12%) Ajax
8 4 (4.12%) Vaadin
8 4 (4.12%) D3.js
8 4 (4.12%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.15%) Social Media
3 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.12%) Ontologies
3 4 (4.12%) Chemistry
3 4 (4.12%) User Experience
3 4 (4.12%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.08%) Linux
2 5 (5.15%) UNIX
3 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.09%) Windows
3 3 (3.09%) Solaris
4 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.03%) Android
4 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (84.54%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (40.21%) Project Management
3 31 (31.96%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (29.90%) Agile Project Management
5 21 (21.65%) Configuration Management
6 20 (20.62%) TDD
6 20 (20.62%) DevOps
7 19 (19.59%) BDD
8 15 (15.46%) Automated Testing
9 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
10 10 (10.31%) Risk Management
11 9 (9.28%) Data Protection
11 9 (9.28%) Product Management
11 9 (9.28%) Service Management
12 8 (8.25%) ITIL
12 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
13 7 (7.22%) Waterfall
13 7 (7.22%) Business Analysis
13 7 (7.22%) Change Management
14 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.33%) Java
2 25 (25.77%) Python
3 19 (19.59%) Ruby
4 16 (16.49%) Bash Shell
5 15 (15.46%) PHP
6 12 (12.37%) SQL
7 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.31%) Scala
8 8 (8.25%) C
8 8 (8.25%) VB
9 5 (5.15%) C#
9 5 (5.15%) C++
10 4 (4.12%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.03%) Clojure
11 1 (1.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.19%) VCP4
3 3 (3.09%) Degree
4 2 (2.06%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.65%) QA
System Software
1 20 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.46%) QEMU
2 15 (15.46%) KVM
3 3 (3.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.03%) Docker
4 1 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) Puppet
2 9 (9.28%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.09%) Graylog
3 3 (3.09%) Nagios
4 1 (1.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (23.71%) VMware
2 4 (4.12%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.09%) New Relic
3 3 (3.09%) Akamai
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco
3 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.03%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.03%) Google
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle
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