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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 75 75 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 50 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.17% 1.26% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.58% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 12 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £478 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.70% +59.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £520 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.20%
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
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
1851 1325 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.44% 79.29% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 835 650
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 25 49
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -56.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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 44 £350 -25.53% 28
Wakefield - 4 £310 -
Bradford - 3 £305 -
Huddersfield - 3 £305 -
Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 63 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (45.54%) Linux
3 45 (44.55%) Java
4 40 (39.60%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (31.68%) Puppet
6 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
6 31 (30.69%) VMware
7 30 (29.70%) TDD
7 30 (29.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (28.71%) HTML
9 28 (27.72%) CSS
10 27 (26.73%) Jenkins
11 26 (25.74%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (24.75%) Opscode Chef
13 24 (23.76%) TCP/IP
14 23 (22.77%) Ruby
15 22 (21.78%) MongoDB
16 21 (20.79%) Web Services
17 20 (19.80%) Git (software)
18 19 (18.81%) HTML5
18 19 (18.81%) DevOps
19 18 (17.82%) QA
19 18 (17.82%) Pair Programming
20 17 (16.83%) Configuration Management
21 16 (15.84%) BDD
22 15 (14.85%) Bash Shell
22 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
22 15 (14.85%) PostgreSQL
23 14 (13.86%) Python
23 14 (13.86%) CSS3

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (10.89%) Apache
1 11 (10.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (7.92%) OpenStack
2 8 (7.92%) IIS
2 8 (7.92%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.93%) Jetty
3 7 (6.93%) nginx
3 7 (6.93%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.96%) Node.js
5 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.98%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.99%) Confluence
6 1 (0.99%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.99%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (25.74%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.92%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (7.92%) Google App Engine
3 8 (7.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.97%) GitHub
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.76%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.89%) DNS
3 9 (8.91%) HTTP
4 8 (7.92%) IPsec
4 8 (7.92%) SSL
4 8 (7.92%) DHCP
4 8 (7.92%) FTP
5 6 (5.94%) Internet
6 4 (3.96%) Unified Communications
6 4 (3.96%) VPN
7 3 (2.97%) Converged Networks
8 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.99%) Wireless
8 1 (0.99%) Broadband
8 1 (0.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.78%) MongoDB
2 15 (14.85%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (10.89%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.93%) MySQL
5 5 (4.95%) Big Data
6 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (26.73%) Jenkins
2 20 (19.80%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.89%) Capybara
3 11 (10.89%) Cucumber
3 11 (10.89%) IntelliJ
3 11 (10.89%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.97%) Selenium
4 3 (2.97%) Subversion
5 2 (1.98%) Maven
5 2 (1.98%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.98%) Redmine
5 2 (1.98%) Valgrind
6 1 (0.99%) FishEye
6 1 (0.99%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (9.90%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Law
2 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Games
3 1 (0.99%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (28.71%) Developer
2 15 (14.85%) Analyst
3 14 (13.86%) Ruby Developer
4 7 (6.93%) Test Analyst
4 7 (6.93%) Architect
4 7 (6.93%) Business Analyst
5 5 (4.95%) Technical Leader
5 5 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Chief Architect
6 4 (3.96%) Software Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) Technical Architect
7 3 (2.97%) Java Developer
7 3 (2.97%) PHP Developer
7 3 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (2.97%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (1.98%) Chief Technical Architect
8 2 (1.98%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (1.98%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (1.98%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.71%) HTML
2 28 (27.72%) CSS
3 21 (20.79%) Web Services
4 19 (18.81%) HTML5
5 14 (13.86%) CSS3
6 13 (12.87%) .NET
7 12 (11.88%) RESTful
8 11 (10.89%) Sinatra
8 11 (10.89%) Sass
9 10 (9.90%) XML
10 9 (8.91%) Servlets
11 7 (6.93%) J2EE
12 6 (5.94%) Middleware
13 4 (3.96%) OpenGL
13 4 (3.96%) OpenGL ES
13 4 (3.96%) Qt
13 4 (3.96%) REST
13 4 (3.96%) GStreamer
13 4 (3.96%) WebKit
13 4 (3.96%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.96%) Streaming Video
3 3 (2.97%) DTV
3 3 (2.97%) PDA
4 2 (1.98%) STB
4 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
5 1 (0.99%) Social Media
5 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.99%) Blog
5 1 (0.99%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 46 (45.54%) Linux
2 5 (4.95%) UNIX
3 3 (2.97%) Windows
3 3 (2.97%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.97%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.98%) CentOS
5 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.99%) OpenWrt
5 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) Fedora
5 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (39.60%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (29.70%) TDD
4 19 (18.81%) DevOps
5 18 (17.82%) Pair Programming
6 17 (16.83%) Configuration Management
7 16 (15.84%) BDD
8 12 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (11.88%) Web Design
9 11 (10.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (9.90%) Mentoring
10 10 (9.90%) Project Management
10 10 (9.90%) Scrum
11 9 (8.91%) Automated Testing
12 8 (7.92%) Business Analysis
12 8 (7.92%) Test Automation
13 7 (6.93%) Waterfall
13 7 (6.93%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.93%) Unit Testing
14 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.55%) Java
2 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
3 23 (22.77%) Ruby
4 15 (14.85%) Bash Shell
5 14 (13.86%) Python
6 12 (11.88%) PHP
6 12 (11.88%) SQL
7 5 (4.95%) C
7 5 (4.95%) C++
8 3 (2.97%) Lua
8 3 (2.97%) PHP5
8 3 (2.97%) Scala
9 2 (1.98%) LotusScript
9 2 (1.98%) Perl
9 2 (1.98%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) C#
10 1 (0.99%) Clojure
10 1 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Degree
1 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) CCNP
4 1 (0.99%) CCDP
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.99%) CWNA
4 1 (0.99%) CWSP
4 1 (0.99%) CWAP
4 1 (0.99%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.82%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (29.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.88%) vCloud
3 8 (7.92%) QEMU
3 8 (7.92%) Xen
3 8 (7.92%) KVM
4 3 (2.97%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.99%) pfSense
5 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.99%) XenApp
5 1 (0.99%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (31.68%) Puppet
2 25 (24.75%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (10.89%) Graylog
4 3 (2.97%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.99%) yum
5 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.99%) SCCM
5 1 (0.99%) logstash
5 1 (0.99%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (30.69%) VMware
2 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.88%) Google
4 11 (10.89%) Akamai
4 11 (10.89%) New Relic
5 4 (3.96%) Cisco
5 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.97%) Citrix
7 2 (1.98%) IBM
7 2 (1.98%) Lotus
7 2 (1.98%) Capita
7 2 (1.98%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.99%) Splunk
8 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.99%) Nokia
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