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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 63 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 39 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.42% 1.83% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 2.22% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £470 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +79.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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
1350 854 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.80% 82.04% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 578 380
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.75 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 75 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (50.93%) Linux
4 47 (43.52%) Java
5 35 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (32.41%) TDD
5 35 (32.41%) VMware
6 33 (30.56%) Puppet
7 31 (28.70%) Configuration Management
8 30 (27.78%) MongoDB
8 30 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
9 29 (26.85%) Opscode Chef
9 29 (26.85%) Web Services
10 28 (25.93%) Python
11 27 (25.00%) Bash Shell
11 27 (25.00%) BDD
12 24 (22.22%) QA
13 23 (21.30%) Automated Testing
14 22 (20.37%) QEMU
14 22 (20.37%) OpenStack
14 22 (20.37%) Jenkins
14 22 (20.37%) KVM
15 21 (19.44%) DevOps
15 21 (19.44%) Ruby
15 21 (19.44%) SQL
15 21 (19.44%) TCP/IP
16 20 (18.52%) XML
16 20 (18.52%) RESTful
16 20 (18.52%) Test Automation
17 19 (17.59%) NoSQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 22 (20.37%) OpenStack
2 10 (9.26%) Apache
3 8 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.41%) IIS
4 7 (6.48%) Jetty
4 7 (6.48%) nginx
4 7 (6.48%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.56%) Node.js
6 4 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (6.48%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (6.48%) Google App Engine
2 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.44%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.33%) DNS
2 9 (8.33%) HTTP
3 8 (7.41%) SSL
4 7 (6.48%) IPsec
4 7 (6.48%) DHCP
4 7 (6.48%) FTP
5 4 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 4 (3.70%) Internet
6 3 (2.78%) Converged Networks
6 3 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 19 (17.59%) NoSQL
3 12 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.63%) Big Data
5 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.78%) MySQL
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (20.37%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.19%) Cucumber
3 9 (8.33%) Selenium
3 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.48%) Sahi
4 7 (6.48%) HP UFT
4 7 (6.48%) WATIR
5 4 (3.70%) Capybara
5 4 (3.70%) IntelliJ
5 4 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.85%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.93%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.93%) Redmine
General
1 8 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Law
2 2 (1.85%) Games
2 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Front Office
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Analyst
2 23 (21.30%) Developer
3 13 (12.04%) Test Analyst
4 9 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 7 (6.48%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (6.48%) Architect
5 7 (6.48%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.48%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Technical Leader
7 4 (3.70%) Chief Architect
8 3 (2.78%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.78%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (2.78%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (1.85%) Chief Technical Architect
9 2 (1.85%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.85%) Web Services
2 20 (18.52%) XML
2 20 (18.52%) RESTful
3 18 (16.67%) .NET
4 16 (14.81%) HTML
4 16 (14.81%) Servlets
5 15 (13.89%) CSS
6 8 (7.41%) HTML5
7 7 (6.48%) Sass
7 7 (6.48%) J2EE
8 6 (5.56%) CSS3
9 4 (3.70%) Sinatra
9 4 (3.70%) REST
9 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.70%) Middleware
10 3 (2.78%) JSON
10 3 (2.78%) Mustache
11 2 (1.85%) OpenGL ES
11 2 (1.85%) Ember.js
11 2 (1.85%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.70%) Visualisation
1 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.85%) RIA
3 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.85%) Streaming Video
3 2 (1.85%) PDA
4 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.93%) Blog
4 1 (0.93%) STB
4 1 (0.93%) DTV
4 1 (0.93%) Social Media
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (50.93%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) UNIX
3 2 (1.85%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (32.41%) TDD
4 31 (28.70%) Configuration Management
5 27 (25.00%) BDD
6 23 (21.30%) Automated Testing
7 21 (19.44%) DevOps
8 20 (18.52%) Test Automation
9 18 (16.67%) Project Management
10 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
11 12 (11.11%) Pair Programming
12 10 (9.26%) Agile Project Management
13 9 (8.33%) Scrum
14 8 (7.41%) Business Analysis
15 7 (6.48%) Waterfall
15 7 (6.48%) Web Design
16 6 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
17 4 (3.70%) Big Data Analytics
17 4 (3.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.52%) Java
2 28 (25.93%) Python
3 27 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 21 (19.44%) Ruby
4 21 (19.44%) SQL
5 19 (17.59%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.41%) PHP
7 3 (2.78%) C++
8 2 (1.85%) C
8 2 (1.85%) Lua
9 1 (0.93%) PHP5
9 1 (0.93%) Groovy
9 1 (0.93%) Scala
9 1 (0.93%) Clojure
9 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) C#
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.70%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (20.37%) QEMU
2 22 (20.37%) KVM
3 11 (10.19%) vCloud
4 7 (6.48%) Xen
5 2 (1.85%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (30.56%) Puppet
2 29 (26.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.70%) Graylog
4 1 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (32.41%) VMware
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.33%) Google
4 4 (3.70%) Akamai
4 4 (3.70%) New Relic
5 3 (2.78%) Cisco
6 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.85%) Citrix
6 2 (1.85%) Capita
7 1 (0.93%) Nokia
7 1 (0.93%) SaltStack
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