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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 66 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 53 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.50% 1.12% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 1.41% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 10 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £468 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.13% +79.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £333 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £516 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +77.50%
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
1783 1347 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.22% 79.56% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 915 584
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 36
Average hourly rate £23.13 £15.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +2 44 £350 -22.22% 18
Bradford - 3 £438 - 1
Wakefield - 3 £355 -
Huddersfield - 2 £310 -
Halifax - 1 £300 -
Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 86 (73.50%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (52.99%) Java
3 55 (47.01%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (39.32%) VMware
5 45 (38.46%) Linux
5 45 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 44 (37.61%) TDD
7 38 (32.48%) QA
8 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
9 32 (27.35%) Web Services
10 31 (26.50%) HTML
11 30 (25.64%) Configuration Management
11 30 (25.64%) Ruby
12 29 (24.79%) CSS
13 27 (23.08%) Python
13 27 (23.08%) BDD
14 25 (21.37%) MongoDB
15 24 (20.51%) Bash Shell
16 23 (19.66%) NoSQL
16 23 (19.66%) Cucumber
16 23 (19.66%) Puppet
16 23 (19.66%) Pair Programming
16 23 (19.66%) Automated Testing
17 22 (18.80%) XML
17 22 (18.80%) HTML5
17 22 (18.80%) Cloud Computing
17 22 (18.80%) RESTful
18 21 (17.95%) QEMU
18 21 (17.95%) OpenStack
18 21 (17.95%) SQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (17.95%) OpenStack
2 15 (12.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (7.69%) Apache
4 8 (6.84%) IIS
4 8 (6.84%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.98%) Jetty
5 7 (5.98%) nginx
6 6 (5.13%) Node.js
7 2 (1.71%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.80%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (5.98%) Google App Engine
3 7 (5.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.71%) GitHub
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.69%) HTTP
3 8 (6.84%) SSL
4 7 (5.98%) IPsec
4 7 (5.98%) DNS
4 7 (5.98%) DHCP
4 7 (5.98%) FTP
5 6 (5.13%) Internet
6 4 (3.42%) Unified Communications
6 4 (3.42%) VPN
7 3 (2.56%) Converged Networks
8 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.85%) Wireless
8 1 (0.85%) SAN
8 1 (0.85%) Broadband
8 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.37%) MongoDB
2 23 (19.66%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.27%) Big Data
4 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.71%) MySQL
7 1 (0.85%) Redis
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) Cucumber
2 17 (14.53%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.53%) Jenkins
3 15 (12.82%) Capybara
3 15 (12.82%) IntelliJ
3 15 (12.82%) TeamCity
4 10 (8.55%) Selenium
5 8 (6.84%) HP UFT
6 7 (5.98%) WATIR
6 7 (5.98%) Sahi
7 4 (3.42%) Subversion
8 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.56%) Hudson
9 2 (1.71%) JProfiler
9 2 (1.71%) JUnit
10 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.85%) Valgrind
10 1 (0.85%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.85%) Redmine
10 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (8.55%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Law
2 2 (1.71%) Games
2 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Front Office
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (29.91%) Developer
2 23 (19.66%) Analyst
3 16 (13.68%) Ruby Developer
4 13 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 9 (7.69%) Architect
5 9 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Technical Leader
8 5 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Chief Architect
9 4 (3.42%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.42%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Tester
10 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (2.56%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (2.56%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.35%) Web Services
2 31 (26.50%) HTML
3 29 (24.79%) CSS
4 22 (18.80%) XML
4 22 (18.80%) RESTful
4 22 (18.80%) HTML5
5 19 (16.24%) .NET
6 18 (15.38%) Sass
7 17 (14.53%) CSS3
8 16 (13.68%) Servlets
9 15 (12.82%) Sinatra
10 7 (5.98%) J2EE
11 5 (4.27%) Middleware
11 5 (4.27%) jQuery
12 4 (3.42%) Spring
12 4 (3.42%) AngularJS
13 3 (2.56%) JSON
13 3 (2.56%) SOAP
13 3 (2.56%) Hibernate
13 3 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.42%) Visualisation
1 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.56%) PDA
3 2 (1.71%) Ontologies
3 2 (1.71%) Chemistry
3 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.71%) Streaming Video
3 2 (1.71%) RIA
3 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.85%) User Experience
4 1 (0.85%) STB
4 1 (0.85%) DTV
4 1 (0.85%) Blog
4 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 45 (38.46%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) UNIX
3 3 (2.56%) Windows
4 2 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) OpenWrt
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (73.50%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (47.01%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (37.61%) TDD
4 30 (25.64%) Configuration Management
5 27 (23.08%) BDD
6 23 (19.66%) Pair Programming
6 23 (19.66%) Automated Testing
7 20 (17.09%) Test Automation
8 18 (15.38%) Web Design
9 17 (14.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (14.53%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (14.53%) Project Management
10 16 (13.68%) DevOps
11 14 (11.97%) Unit Testing
12 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
13 10 (8.55%) Agile Project Management
14 7 (5.98%) Business Analysis
15 6 (5.13%) Waterfall
16 5 (4.27%) Scrum
16 5 (4.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.99%) Java
2 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 30 (25.64%) Ruby
4 27 (23.08%) Python
5 24 (20.51%) Bash Shell
6 21 (17.95%) SQL
7 8 (6.84%) PHP
8 3 (2.56%) Scala
8 3 (2.56%) C
9 2 (1.71%) C#
9 2 (1.71%) C++
9 2 (1.71%) SPARQL
9 2 (1.71%) LotusScript
9 2 (1.71%) Lua
10 1 (0.85%) Groovy
10 1 (0.85%) Clojure
10 1 (0.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Degree
2 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) CCNP
4 1 (0.85%) CCDP
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.85%) CWNA
4 1 (0.85%) CWSP
4 1 (0.85%) CWAP
4 1 (0.85%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (32.48%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (17.95%) QEMU
2 21 (17.95%) KVM
3 7 (5.98%) Xen
4 3 (2.56%) vCloud
4 3 (2.56%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.85%) Docker
5 1 (0.85%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 23 (19.66%) Puppet
2 21 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (12.82%) Graylog
4 1 (0.85%) Salt
4 1 (0.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (39.32%) VMware
2 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.82%) Akamai
2 15 (12.82%) New Relic
3 9 (7.69%) Google
4 5 (4.27%) Cisco
5 3 (2.56%) Citrix
6 2 (1.71%) Capita
6 2 (1.71%) Lotus
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.85%) Nokia
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
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