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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 37 36 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +31
Contract jobs citing Open Source 62 51 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.17% 4.48% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 5.18% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 7
Average daily rate £400 £560 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £760 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +80.89%
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
1245 985 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.78% 86.48% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 707 476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 94 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.66%) Web Services
3 43 (37.07%) Java
4 35 (30.17%) Linux
5 33 (28.45%) Jenkins
6 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
7 28 (24.14%) TDD
7 28 (24.14%) DevOps
8 27 (23.28%) Puppet
9 25 (21.55%) HTML
10 24 (20.69%) Project Management
10 24 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (18.97%) Git (software)
12 20 (17.24%) Security Cleared
12 20 (17.24%) CSS
13 19 (16.38%) Maven
13 19 (16.38%) Waterfall
14 18 (15.52%) Finance
15 17 (14.66%) Subversion
15 17 (14.66%) Python
15 17 (14.66%) BDD
15 17 (14.66%) Business Analysis
15 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (13.79%) Spring
17 15 (12.93%) Ruby
17 15 (12.93%) Atlassian
17 15 (12.93%) MongoDB
17 15 (12.93%) HTML5
17 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (12.07%) ZABBIX

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (6.03%) Node.js
2 5 (4.31%) Confluence
3 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.59%) Apache
4 3 (2.59%) JBoss
4 3 (2.59%) Moodle
5 2 (1.72%) Drupal
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.86%) IIS
6 1 (0.86%) Jetty
6 1 (0.86%) nginx
6 1 (0.86%) OpenCms
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.86%) InDesign
2 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.31%) GitHub
2 5 (4.31%) Google App Engine
2 5 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.17%) HTTP
3 4 (3.45%) DNS
3 4 (3.45%) SSL
4 3 (2.59%) Internet
5 2 (1.72%) DHCP
5 2 (1.72%) FTP
5 2 (1.72%) IPsec
6 1 (0.86%) Intranet
6 1 (0.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.48%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.62%) MySQL
4 9 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.59%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.59%) Redis
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.72%) Riak
8 1 (0.86%) DTS
8 1 (0.86%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (28.45%) Jenkins
2 22 (18.97%) Git (software)
3 19 (16.38%) Maven
4 17 (14.66%) Subversion
5 9 (7.76%) JIRA
5 9 (7.76%) JUnit
6 8 (6.90%) Eclipse
6 8 (6.90%) Hudson
6 8 (6.90%) JProfiler
7 6 (5.17%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.17%) Selenium
8 3 (2.59%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.59%) Bundler
8 3 (2.59%) Firebug
8 3 (2.59%) Gemnasium
8 3 (2.59%) Mockito
9 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.72%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.86%) FishEye
10 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (15.52%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Law
3 4 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (41.38%) Developer
2 32 (27.59%) Analyst
3 30 (25.86%) Business Analyst
4 26 (22.41%) Java Developer
5 24 (20.69%) Digital Analyst
5 24 (20.69%) Digital Business Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Technical Developer
7 10 (8.62%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (7.76%) Agile Developer
8 9 (7.76%) Agile Java Developer
8 9 (7.76%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Architect
9 8 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (6.90%) UI Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) PHP Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
12 4 (3.45%) Digital Transformation
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (39.66%) Web Services
2 25 (21.55%) HTML
3 20 (17.24%) CSS
4 16 (13.79%) Spring
5 15 (12.93%) HTML5
6 13 (11.21%) jQuery
7 12 (10.34%) RESTful
8 11 (9.48%) SOAP
9 9 (7.76%) .NET
9 9 (7.76%) Ajax
9 9 (7.76%) GWT
9 9 (7.76%) Hibernate
10 8 (6.90%) Apache Jena
10 8 (6.90%) D3.js
10 8 (6.90%) REST
10 8 (6.90%) Vaadin
11 7 (6.03%) Apache Camel
11 7 (6.03%) LAMP
11 7 (6.03%) Middleware
12 6 (5.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.62%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.90%) Ontologies
4 3 (2.59%) Blog
4 3 (2.59%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.59%) NHS
4 3 (2.59%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) RIA
5 2 (1.72%) User Experience
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.86%) PKI
6 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.17%) Linux
2 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.72%) Windows
3 1 (0.86%) CentOS
3 1 (0.86%) Fedora
3 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.14%) DevOps
2 28 (24.14%) TDD
3 24 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (20.69%) Project Management
4 19 (16.38%) Waterfall
5 17 (14.66%) BDD
5 17 (14.66%) Business Analysis
6 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (12.07%) Analytics
8 12 (10.34%) OO
8 12 (10.34%) Product Management
8 12 (10.34%) Scrum
8 12 (10.34%) Web Development
9 11 (9.48%) Machine Learning
10 9 (7.76%) Agile Project Management
10 9 (7.76%) OOP
10 9 (7.76%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.07%) Java
2 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
3 17 (14.66%) Python
4 15 (12.93%) Ruby
5 13 (11.21%) PHP
6 8 (6.90%) C#
6 8 (6.90%) Perl
6 8 (6.90%) SPARQL
6 8 (6.90%) SQL
7 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.17%) C++
7 6 (5.17%) Scala
8 2 (1.72%) Groovy
8 2 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.86%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) ISEB
4 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.86%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (7.76%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) vCloud
2 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) Xen
4 1 (0.86%) Docker
4 1 (0.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (23.28%) Puppet
2 14 (12.07%) ZABBIX
3 9 (7.76%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.59%) Cacti
4 3 (2.59%) Nagios
5 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.86%) logstash
5 1 (0.86%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Atlassian
2 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.31%) Google
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle
5 3 (2.59%) SaltStack
5 3 (2.59%) Sonatype
5 3 (2.59%) VMware
6 2 (1.72%) Adobe
6 2 (1.72%) HP
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
6 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.86%) hybris
7 1 (0.86%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.86%) Splunk