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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Rank 34 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 62 45 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.57% 3.16% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.61% 3.73% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 34
Median daily rate £485 £475 £560
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £660 £768
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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
938 1205 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.28% 84.74% 87.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 831 704
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £10.20 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £19.44 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 82 (72.57%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (56.64%) Java
3 58 (51.33%) Linux
3 58 (51.33%) HTML
4 48 (42.48%) Python
4 48 (42.48%) Ruby
4 48 (42.48%) HTML5
5 47 (41.59%) Scala
6 45 (39.82%) Jenkins
7 43 (38.05%) RESTful
8 42 (37.17%) JSON
8 42 (37.17%) JIRA
9 41 (36.28%) Spring
9 41 (36.28%) Play Framework
10 40 (35.40%) Django
11 39 (34.51%) Confluence
12 38 (33.63%) TDD
13 36 (31.86%) Scrum
13 36 (31.86%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (28.32%) CSS
14 32 (28.32%) Puppet
14 32 (28.32%) MongoDB
15 31 (27.43%) Relational Database
15 31 (27.43%) REST
16 29 (25.66%) Opscode Chef
17 27 (23.89%) CSS3
18 25 (22.12%) NoSQL
18 25 (22.12%) Git (software)
18 25 (22.12%) Configuration Management
18 25 (22.12%) Automated Testing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 39 (34.51%) Confluence
2 8 (7.08%) Apache
3 7 (6.19%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.65%) WordPress
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.42%) GitHub
4 3 (2.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.81%) HTTP
2 6 (5.31%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.54%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) DHCP
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.32%) MongoDB
2 31 (27.43%) Relational Database
3 25 (22.12%) NoSQL
4 22 (19.47%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (14.16%) MySQL
6 6 (5.31%) Redis
7 5 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (4.42%) Riak
8 3 (2.65%) Big Data
8 3 (2.65%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (39.82%) Jenkins
2 42 (37.17%) JIRA
3 25 (22.12%) Git (software)
4 24 (21.24%) Selenium
5 23 (20.35%) Cucumber
6 19 (16.81%) JUnit
7 16 (14.16%) Subversion
8 9 (7.96%) JMeter
9 8 (7.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.54%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.65%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.65%) Hudson
11 3 (2.65%) Maven
12 2 (1.77%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.77%) MSBuild
12 2 (1.77%) NUnit
12 2 (1.77%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.77%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (2.65%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Games
2 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (42.48%) Developer
2 33 (29.20%) Architect
3 23 (20.35%) Technical Architect
4 18 (15.93%) Java Developer
5 14 (12.39%) Scala Developer
6 13 (11.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Java Scala Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.31%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Technical Leader
9 6 (5.31%) WebOps Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Java Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Lead Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Digital Architect
11 4 (3.54%) Java Technical Architect
11 4 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.54%) Tester
12 3 (2.65%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (51.33%) HTML
2 48 (42.48%) HTML5
3 43 (38.05%) RESTful
4 42 (37.17%) JSON
5 41 (36.28%) Play Framework
5 41 (36.28%) Spring
6 40 (35.40%) Django
7 32 (28.32%) CSS
8 31 (27.43%) REST
9 27 (23.89%) CSS3
10 21 (18.58%) Ajax
10 21 (18.58%) Ruby on Rails
11 16 (14.16%) Guice
11 16 (14.16%) Spring MVC
12 11 (9.73%) AngularJS
13 9 (7.96%) Web Services
14 8 (7.08%) .NET
15 7 (6.19%) Middleware
15 7 (6.19%) React
16 6 (5.31%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) User Experience
2 11 (9.73%) Social Media
3 10 (8.85%) NHS
4 8 (7.08%) Driving Licence
4 8 (7.08%) Tandem
5 6 (5.31%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.65%) RIA
9 2 (1.77%) Derivative
9 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.77%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (51.33%) Linux
2 5 (4.42%) Unix
3 4 (3.54%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (72.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.63%) TDD
3 36 (31.86%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (31.86%) Scrum
4 25 (22.12%) Automated Testing
4 25 (22.12%) Configuration Management
5 20 (17.70%) MVC
6 19 (16.81%) Microservices
7 17 (15.04%) Mentoring
8 16 (14.16%) DevOps
8 16 (14.16%) Kanban
9 15 (13.27%) BDD
9 15 (13.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (12.39%) OWASP
10 14 (12.39%) Web Design
11 13 (11.50%) Business Analysis
11 13 (11.50%) OO
12 12 (10.62%) High Availability
13 11 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (9.73%) UML
Programming Languages
1 64 (56.64%) Java
2 48 (42.48%) Python
2 48 (42.48%) Ruby
3 47 (41.59%) Scala
4 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.16%) C#
6 14 (12.39%) PHP
7 6 (5.31%) Go
8 4 (3.54%) SQL
9 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.77%) Clojure
10 2 (1.77%) Groovy
11 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.88%) C++
11 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.77%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (10.62%) Docker
2 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (28.32%) Puppet
2 29 (25.66%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.73%) Ansible
4 7 (6.19%) Nagios
5 6 (5.31%) Salt
6 1 (0.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (15.93%) Google
2 7 (6.19%) Splunk
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.65%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.77%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix
6 1 (0.88%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
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