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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 34 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 53 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.91% 1.15% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.97% 3.85% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 6 5
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£560 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.92% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.57% -20.00%
Open Source
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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
295 286 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.31% 29.89% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 181 123
Average daily rate £348 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 21
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -13.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.10 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £92.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 48 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (53.45%) Project Management
3 24 (41.38%) Java
4 21 (36.21%) Agile Project Management
5 18 (31.03%) Web Services
6 15 (25.86%) PHP
6 15 (25.86%) Linux
7 11 (18.97%) DevOps
8 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
9 9 (15.52%) Service Management
9 9 (15.52%) Law
9 9 (15.52%) Python
9 9 (15.52%) Data Protection
9 9 (15.52%) Product Management
9 9 (15.52%) Scala
10 8 (13.79%) ITIL
10 8 (13.79%) VB
10 8 (13.79%) C
11 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
11 7 (12.07%) CSS
11 7 (12.07%) HTML
11 7 (12.07%) Change Management
11 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
11 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
11 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
11 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
11 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
11 7 (12.07%) Ruby
12 6 (10.34%) Supplier Management
12 6 (10.34%) Subversion

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) Node.js
2 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.72%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.62%) SSL
3 3 (5.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.62%) MySQL
3 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.72%) Redis
5 1 (1.72%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Subversion
2 4 (6.90%) JProfiler
2 4 (6.90%) Hudson
2 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.90%) JUnit
2 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (15.52%) Law
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Programme Manager
2 12 (20.69%) Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Business Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Digital Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Web Manager
7 2 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) Web Services
2 7 (12.07%) CSS
2 7 (12.07%) HTML
3 6 (10.34%) HTML5
3 6 (10.34%) jQuery
3 6 (10.34%) .NET
4 5 (8.62%) SOAP
5 4 (6.90%) GWT
5 4 (6.90%) Ajax
5 4 (6.90%) Spring
5 4 (6.90%) RESTful
5 4 (6.90%) Hibernate
5 4 (6.90%) J2EE
5 4 (6.90%) Apache Jena
5 4 (6.90%) Vaadin
5 4 (6.90%) D3.js
6 3 (5.17%) Java EE
7 2 (3.45%) CSS3
7 2 (3.45%) LAMP
8 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.62%) Social Media
3 4 (6.90%) Ontologies
3 4 (6.90%) Chemistry
3 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.17%) User Experience
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) UNIX
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Solaris
2 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (53.45%) Project Management
3 21 (36.21%) Agile Project Management
4 11 (18.97%) DevOps
5 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
6 9 (15.52%) Service Management
6 9 (15.52%) Data Protection
6 9 (15.52%) Product Management
7 8 (13.79%) ITIL
8 7 (12.07%) Change Management
8 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
9 6 (10.34%) Supplier Management
9 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
9 6 (10.34%) BDD
9 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
9 6 (10.34%) Line Management
10 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.62%) Software Architecture
10 5 (8.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) Java
2 15 (25.86%) PHP
3 9 (15.52%) Python
3 9 (15.52%) Scala
4 8 (13.79%) VB
4 8 (13.79%) C
5 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.07%) Ruby
6 5 (8.62%) C#
6 5 (8.62%) C++
7 4 (6.90%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.72%) SQL
8 1 (1.72%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco
2 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.17%) VMware
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
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