The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 49 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 57 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.38% 0.72% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.32% 2.84% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 6 6
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£513 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.85% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £356 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.57% -20.00%
Open Source
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
428 387 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.39% 25.48% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 235 199
Average daily rate £350 £327 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.19% -3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 38
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.65 £16.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -18.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £16.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 Miscellaneous 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Leeds +30 53 £560 +60.00% 6
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Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 51 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) Project Management
3 27 (43.55%) Java
4 21 (33.87%) Agile Project Management
5 20 (32.26%) Web Services
6 16 (25.81%) PHP
6 16 (25.81%) Linux
7 12 (19.35%) DevOps
8 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
9 10 (16.13%) Service Management
9 10 (16.13%) Product Management
9 10 (16.13%) Scala
10 9 (14.52%) Data Protection
10 9 (14.52%) Law
10 9 (14.52%) Python
10 9 (14.52%) VB
10 9 (14.52%) C
11 8 (12.90%) ITIL
11 8 (12.90%) Change Management
11 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
11 8 (12.90%) BDD
11 8 (12.90%) Subversion
11 8 (12.90%) Business Analysis
12 7 (11.29%) Ruby
12 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
12 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
12 7 (11.29%) HTML
12 7 (11.29%) C#
12 7 (11.29%) JavaScript

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) Drupal
2 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
2 2 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) HTTP
2 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.06%) SSL
3 3 (4.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.06%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.61%) Redis
5 1 (1.61%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Subversion
2 6 (9.68%) Hudson
2 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.68%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.45%) JUnit
3 4 (6.45%) JProfiler
4 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (14.52%) Law
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Programme Manager
2 12 (19.35%) Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Business Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Digital Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Web Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Operations Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Tester
7 2 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) Web Services
2 7 (11.29%) HTML
2 7 (11.29%) CSS
3 6 (9.68%) .NET
3 6 (9.68%) HTML5
3 6 (9.68%) jQuery
4 5 (8.06%) SOAP
5 4 (6.45%) Vaadin
5 4 (6.45%) D3.js
5 4 (6.45%) Apache Jena
5 4 (6.45%) J2EE
5 4 (6.45%) Ajax
5 4 (6.45%) Spring
5 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
5 4 (6.45%) RESTful
5 4 (6.45%) GWT
6 3 (4.84%) Java EE
7 2 (3.23%) CSS3
7 2 (3.23%) LAMP
8 1 (1.61%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.06%) Social Media
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.45%) Ontologies
3 4 (6.45%) Chemistry
4 3 (4.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.84%) UNIX
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Solaris
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) Project Management
3 21 (33.87%) Agile Project Management
4 12 (19.35%) DevOps
5 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
6 10 (16.13%) Service Management
6 10 (16.13%) Product Management
7 9 (14.52%) Data Protection
8 8 (12.90%) ITIL
8 8 (12.90%) Change Management
8 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
8 8 (12.90%) BDD
8 8 (12.90%) Business Analysis
9 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
9 7 (11.29%) Line Management
10 6 (9.68%) Supplier Management
10 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
10 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (8.06%) Web Development
11 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) Java
2 16 (25.81%) PHP
3 10 (16.13%) Scala
4 9 (14.52%) Python
4 9 (14.52%) VB
4 9 (14.52%) C
5 7 (11.29%) Ruby
5 7 (11.29%) C#
5 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.06%) C++
7 4 (6.45%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.61%) PHP5
8 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
2 3 (4.84%) VMware
2 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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