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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 26 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 8 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.35% 5.59% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.79% 27.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate £318 £389 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +68.42%
Miscellaneous Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
58 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 24.27% 20.11% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 8
Average daily rate £400 £338 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -24.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £195 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £8.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+270.58% -59.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
York -13 8 £318 -9.07% 6
Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
1 9 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Spring Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Flex
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) JBoss
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) Maven
5 3 (33.33%) Hudson
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) TestNG
6 2 (22.22%) EasyMock
6 2 (22.22%) Ehcache
6 2 (22.22%) RESTful
6 2 (22.22%) Subclipse
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) jMock

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) Jetty
2 2 (22.22%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) JasperReports
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) Hudson
3 2 (22.22%) TestNG
3 2 (22.22%) EasyMock
3 2 (22.22%) Subclipse
3 2 (22.22%) jMock
3 2 (22.22%) Log4j
3 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
1 9 (100.00%) Spring MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 5 (55.56%) Spring Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Flex
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Ehcache
5 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) FreeMarker
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) JBoss Seam
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Axis
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
5 2 (22.22%) Tapestry
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) Java EE
5 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) AOP
4 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) JBoss