The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North Yorkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 23 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.66% 5.00% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.51% 15.91% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
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£325 £348 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £330 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £407 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
Miscellaneous Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 19.68% 31.43% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 8
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £365 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the North Yorkshire region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +6 4 £313 -20.88%
Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) Spring
2 12 (92.31%) Tomcat
2 12 (92.31%) Spring MVC
2 12 (92.31%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (84.62%) Hibernate
4 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 9 (69.23%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) Spring Integration
4 9 (69.23%) Cucumber
4 9 (69.23%) BDD
4 9 (69.23%) Apache Flex
4 9 (69.23%) Selenium
5 7 (53.85%) HTML
6 6 (46.15%) Scrum
6 6 (46.15%) Ajax
6 6 (46.15%) REST
6 6 (46.15%) HTML5
7 5 (38.46%) Hudson
7 5 (38.46%) Subversion
7 5 (38.46%) Maven
8 3 (23.08%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) J2EE
8 3 (23.08%) JBoss
8 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (23.08%) Android Development
8 3 (23.08%) QA
8 3 (23.08%) Android

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 12 (92.31%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Jetty
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) JasperReports
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
1 9 (69.23%) Cucumber
2 5 (38.46%) Hudson
2 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 5 (38.46%) Maven
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) JUnit
4 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
4 2 (15.38%) Log4j
4 2 (15.38%) jMock
4 2 (15.38%) TestNG
4 2 (15.38%) EasyMock
4 2 (15.38%) Subclipse
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
1 13 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Spring
1 12 (92.31%) Spring MVC
2 11 (84.62%) Hibernate
3 9 (69.23%) Apache Flex
3 9 (69.23%) Spring Integration
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) Ajax
5 6 (46.15%) HTML5
5 6 (46.15%) REST
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) JMS
7 2 (15.38%) SiteMesh
7 2 (15.38%) Tapestry
7 2 (15.38%) JDBC
7 2 (15.38%) Apache Axis
7 2 (15.38%) FreeMarker
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Ehcache
7 2 (15.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 9 (69.23%) BDD
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Android Development
5 2 (15.38%) Content Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) AOP
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) JBoss