The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 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 50 51 85
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +34
Contract jobs citing Open Source 68 55 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.34% 3.11% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 3.73% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 8
Average daily rate £420 £560 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +65.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £753 £411
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
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1669 1475 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.10% 83.52% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1028 739
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £36.00 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -1 62 £400 -28.57% 14
Bradford +6 1 - - 2
Wakefield - 1 £600 -
Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

1 102 (77.86%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (36.64%) Java
3 46 (35.11%) Web Services
4 41 (31.30%) Linux
5 37 (28.24%) Jenkins
6 36 (27.48%) JavaScript
7 34 (25.95%) Puppet
8 32 (24.43%) DevOps
9 31 (23.66%) TDD
10 30 (22.90%) HTML
11 29 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (22.14%) Git (software)
12 24 (18.32%) Security Cleared
12 24 (18.32%) Project Management
13 23 (17.56%) CSS
14 22 (16.79%) Maven
15 20 (15.27%) Python
16 19 (14.50%) Finance
16 19 (14.50%) Subversion
16 19 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (14.50%) Waterfall
16 19 (14.50%) HTML5
17 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (13.74%) Atlassian
18 17 (12.98%) ZABBIX
18 17 (12.98%) Business Analysis
18 17 (12.98%) Spring
18 17 (12.98%) MongoDB
18 17 (12.98%) BDD
19 16 (12.21%) MySQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 8 (6.11%) Node.js
2 6 (4.58%) Confluence
3 4 (3.05%) Apache
3 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.29%) JBoss
4 3 (2.29%) Moodle
5 2 (1.53%) Drupal
5 2 (1.53%) nginx
5 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.76%) Jetty
6 1 (0.76%) OpenCms
6 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) InDesign
2 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.11%) GitHub
3 5 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.82%) Google App Engine
3 5 (3.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.53%) IaaS
6 2 (1.53%) PaaS
7 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.58%) HTTP
3 4 (3.05%) DNS
3 4 (3.05%) SSL
4 3 (2.29%) Internet
5 2 (1.53%) DHCP
5 2 (1.53%) FTP
5 2 (1.53%) IPsec
6 1 (0.76%) Firewall
6 1 (0.76%) Intranet
6 1 (0.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) MongoDB
2 16 (12.21%) MySQL
3 13 (9.92%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.87%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.82%) Redis
7 4 (3.05%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.05%) Riak
8 3 (2.29%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.76%) DTS
10 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.76%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.76%) OLTP
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (28.24%) Jenkins
2 29 (22.14%) Git (software)
3 22 (16.79%) Maven
4 19 (14.50%) Subversion
5 10 (7.63%) JIRA
5 10 (7.63%) JUnit
6 8 (6.11%) Eclipse
6 8 (6.11%) Hudson
6 8 (6.11%) JProfiler
7 7 (5.34%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.34%) Selenium
8 5 (3.82%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.29%) Bundler
9 3 (2.29%) Firebug
9 3 (2.29%) Gemnasium
9 3 (2.29%) Mockito
10 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.53%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (14.50%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Law
3 4 (3.05%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (41.22%) Developer
2 32 (24.43%) Analyst
3 30 (22.90%) Business Analyst
4 29 (22.14%) Java Developer
5 24 (18.32%) Digital Analyst
5 24 (18.32%) Digital Business Analyst
6 15 (11.45%) Technical Developer
7 12 (9.16%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (8.40%) Architect
8 11 (8.40%) Senior Developer
9 10 (7.63%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (6.87%) Agile Developer
10 9 (6.87%) Agile Java Developer
10 9 (6.87%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (6.11%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (6.11%) UI Developer
12 6 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
13 5 (3.82%) PHP Developer
14 4 (3.05%) Agile Business Analyst
14 4 (3.05%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (35.11%) Web Services
2 30 (22.90%) HTML
3 23 (17.56%) CSS
4 19 (14.50%) HTML5
5 17 (12.98%) Spring
6 15 (11.45%) jQuery
7 14 (10.69%) RESTful
8 11 (8.40%) SOAP
9 10 (7.63%) Hibernate
10 9 (6.87%) .NET
10 9 (6.87%) Ajax
10 9 (6.87%) AngularJS
10 9 (6.87%) GWT
10 9 (6.87%) REST
11 8 (6.11%) Apache Jena
11 8 (6.11%) D3.js
11 8 (6.11%) Middleware
11 8 (6.11%) Vaadin
12 7 (5.34%) Apache Camel
12 7 (5.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.63%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.11%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.11%) Ontologies
4 5 (3.82%) Blog
5 4 (3.05%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.29%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.29%) NHS
7 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.53%) PKI
7 2 (1.53%) RIA
7 2 (1.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) DTV
8 1 (0.76%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.76%) Social Media
8 1 (0.76%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.30%) Linux
2 4 (3.05%) CentOS
3 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.53%) Windows
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Fedora
4 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.76%) Solaris
4 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (77.86%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.43%) DevOps
3 31 (23.66%) TDD
4 29 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (18.32%) Project Management
6 19 (14.50%) Waterfall
7 17 (12.98%) BDD
7 17 (12.98%) Business Analysis
8 15 (11.45%) Analytics
8 15 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (9.92%) OO
9 13 (9.92%) Scrum
10 12 (9.16%) Product Management
10 12 (9.16%) Web Development
11 11 (8.40%) Machine Learning
12 10 (7.63%) OOP
12 10 (7.63%) SOA
12 10 (7.63%) Software Delivery
12 10 (7.63%) Software Engineering
13 9 (6.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (36.64%) Java
2 36 (27.48%) JavaScript
3 20 (15.27%) Python
4 15 (11.45%) Ruby
5 13 (9.92%) PHP
6 11 (8.40%) C#
7 9 (6.87%) SQL
8 8 (6.11%) Perl
8 8 (6.11%) SPARQL
9 7 (5.34%) C++
9 7 (5.34%) Scala
10 6 (4.58%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.82%) Groovy
12 3 (2.29%) R
13 1 (0.76%) C
13 1 (0.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 24 (18.32%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.29%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.76%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) ISEB
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.76%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (6.87%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.53%) WCAG
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.76%) ISO20022
System Software
1 5 (3.82%) vCloud
2 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.53%) Docker
3 2 (1.53%) Xen
4 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (25.95%) Puppet
2 17 (12.98%) ZABBIX
3 11 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.29%) Cacti
4 3 (2.29%) Nagios
5 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.76%) logstash
5 1 (0.76%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (13.74%) Atlassian
2 8 (6.11%) Oracle
2 8 (6.11%) VMware
3 7 (5.34%) Google
4 6 (4.58%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.82%) IBM
5 5 (3.82%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.29%) HP
6 3 (2.29%) Sonatype
7 2 (1.53%) Adobe
7 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.76%) hybris
8 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.76%) Splunk