The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 55 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 46 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.97% 1.54% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 1.85% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 9 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +73.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £329 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £492 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +77.50%
Open Source
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1321 919 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.34% 83.17% 78.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 975 655 360
Average daily rate £363 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.28 £8.95 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £73.40 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 6 July 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 73 (71.57%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (56.86%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (47.06%) Linux
4 47 (46.08%) Java
5 34 (33.33%) VMware
5 34 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (31.37%) TDD
7 30 (29.41%) Web Services
7 30 (29.41%) Configuration Management
8 29 (28.43%) MongoDB
9 27 (26.47%) Puppet
9 27 (26.47%) Python
10 26 (25.49%) QA
10 26 (25.49%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (25.49%) BDD
11 25 (24.51%) Opscode Chef
12 24 (23.53%) Bash Shell
13 23 (22.55%) Automated Testing
14 22 (21.57%) RESTful
14 22 (21.57%) NoSQL
15 21 (20.59%) QEMU
15 21 (20.59%) OpenStack
15 21 (20.59%) KVM
16 20 (19.61%) Jenkins
16 20 (19.61%) Test Automation
16 20 (19.61%) XML
16 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
16 20 (19.61%) SQL
17 19 (18.63%) Ruby
18 18 (17.65%) .NET

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 21 (20.59%) OpenStack
2 9 (8.82%) Apache
3 8 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.84%) IIS
4 7 (6.86%) Jetty
4 7 (6.86%) nginx
4 7 (6.86%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.88%) Node.js
6 4 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (25.49%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (6.86%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (6.86%) Google App Engine
2 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.82%) HTTP
3 8 (7.84%) SSL
4 7 (6.86%) DNS
4 7 (6.86%) DHCP
4 7 (6.86%) FTP
4 7 (6.86%) IPsec
5 4 (3.92%) Unified Communications
5 4 (3.92%) Internet
6 3 (2.94%) VPN
6 3 (2.94%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.43%) MongoDB
2 22 (21.57%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.90%) Big Data
5 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.96%) MySQL
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.98%) Redis
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (19.61%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.78%) Cucumber
3 9 (8.82%) Selenium
4 7 (6.86%) WATIR
4 7 (6.86%) HP UFT
4 7 (6.86%) Sahi
5 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.92%) Capybara
6 4 (3.92%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.92%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.94%) Subversion
8 2 (1.96%) JUnit
8 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.96%) JProfiler
8 2 (1.96%) Hudson
9 1 (0.98%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.98%) Redmine
9 1 (0.98%) Valgrind
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 2 (1.96%) Law
2 2 (1.96%) Games
2 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.98%) Front Office
3 1 (0.98%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Analyst
2 22 (21.57%) Developer
3 13 (12.75%) Test Analyst
4 9 (8.82%) QA Analyst
5 8 (7.84%) Architect
6 7 (6.86%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.92%) Chief Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (1.96%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.41%) Web Services
2 22 (21.57%) RESTful
3 20 (19.61%) XML
4 18 (17.65%) .NET
5 17 (16.67%) HTML
6 16 (15.69%) CSS
6 16 (15.69%) Servlets
7 10 (9.80%) HTML5
8 7 (6.86%) Sass
8 7 (6.86%) J2EE
9 6 (5.88%) CSS3
10 4 (3.92%) Sinatra
10 4 (3.92%) Middleware
10 4 (3.92%) Spring
10 4 (3.92%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.94%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.94%) JSON
11 3 (2.94%) SOAP
11 3 (2.94%) REST
11 3 (2.94%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.92%) Visualisation
1 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.96%) RIA
3 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.96%) Streaming Video
3 2 (1.96%) PDA
3 2 (1.96%) Ontologies
3 2 (1.96%) Chemistry
4 1 (0.98%) Blog
4 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.98%) STB
4 1 (0.98%) DTV
4 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (47.06%) Linux
2 6 (5.88%) UNIX
3 2 (1.96%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (71.57%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (56.86%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (31.37%) TDD
4 30 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 26 (25.49%) BDD
6 23 (22.55%) Automated Testing
7 20 (19.61%) Test Automation
8 17 (16.67%) Project Management
9 15 (14.71%) DevOps
10 14 (13.73%) Unit Testing
11 12 (11.76%) Pair Programming
12 10 (9.80%) Agile Project Management
13 7 (6.86%) Web Design
13 7 (6.86%) Business Analysis
14 6 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
15 5 (4.90%) Scrum
16 4 (3.92%) Change Management
16 4 (3.92%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.08%) Java
2 27 (26.47%) Python
3 24 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.61%) SQL
5 19 (18.63%) Ruby
6 7 (6.86%) PHP
7 2 (1.96%) C++
7 2 (1.96%) C
7 2 (1.96%) Lua
7 2 (1.96%) SPARQL
7 2 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (0.98%) Clojure
8 1 (0.98%) Groovy
8 1 (0.98%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.98%) C#
8 1 (0.98%) Perl
8 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.49%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (20.59%) QEMU
2 21 (20.59%) KVM
3 7 (6.86%) vCloud
3 7 (6.86%) Xen
4 2 (1.96%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (26.47%) Puppet
2 25 (24.51%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.92%) Graylog
4 1 (0.98%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (33.33%) VMware
2 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.82%) Google
4 4 (3.92%) Akamai
4 4 (3.92%) New Relic
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco
6 2 (1.96%) Citrix
6 2 (1.96%) Capita
7 1 (0.98%) Nokia
7 1 (0.98%) SaltStack
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