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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 60 90 71
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -19
Contract jobs citing Open Source 42 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.47% 0.77% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.35% 3.05% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 9
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£360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £303 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £444 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+173.07% -25.71%
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
449 394 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.46% 25.16% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 242 189
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 38
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £39.00 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +23 37 £360 +2.85% 18
Dewsbury - - - -
Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 65 (84.42%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (50.65%) Java
3 37 (48.05%) Project Management
4 27 (35.06%) Web Services
5 26 (33.77%) Agile Project Management
6 18 (23.38%) Linux
7 17 (22.08%) PHP
8 16 (20.78%) Ruby
8 16 (20.78%) QA
9 15 (19.48%) TDD
9 15 (19.48%) BDD
10 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (16.88%) DevOps
12 11 (14.29%) HTML
12 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 11 (14.29%) .NET
12 11 (14.29%) CSS
12 11 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 11 (14.29%) MongoDB
13 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
13 10 (12.99%) Product Management
13 10 (12.99%) Scala
13 10 (12.99%) Service Management
14 9 (11.69%) C
14 9 (11.69%) VB
14 9 (11.69%) Python
14 9 (11.69%) Law
14 9 (11.69%) Data Protection
14 9 (11.69%) Cucumber
14 9 (11.69%) HTML5

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 5 (6.49%) Node.js
2 3 (3.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.60%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.30%) Drupal
4 1 (1.30%) Jetty
4 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.30%) nginx
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
2 2 (2.60%) GitHub
3 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.30%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) HTTP
2 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.79%) SSL
3 3 (3.90%) SAN
4 1 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) IPsec
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.49%) MySQL
3 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.30%) Redis
5 1 (1.30%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Cucumber
2 8 (10.39%) Subversion
3 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (7.79%) Hudson
4 6 (7.79%) Selenium
4 6 (7.79%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.19%) JUnit
5 4 (5.19%) WATIR
5 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.19%) Sahi
5 4 (5.19%) JProfiler
6 3 (3.90%) Capybara
6 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.90%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (11.69%) Law
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Front Office
3 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Programme Manager
1 15 (19.48%) Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) Architect
3 10 (12.99%) Business Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Developer
4 6 (7.79%) Digital Architect
5 4 (5.19%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.19%) QA Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Web Manager
6 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (3.90%) Tester
6 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.90%) Operations Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.06%) Web Services
2 11 (14.29%) HTML
2 11 (14.29%) .NET
2 11 (14.29%) CSS
3 9 (11.69%) HTML5
4 8 (10.39%) XML
4 8 (10.39%) RESTful
5 6 (7.79%) jQuery
5 6 (7.79%) Sass
6 5 (6.49%) CSS3
6 5 (6.49%) SOAP
6 5 (6.49%) J2EE
7 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.19%) Spring
7 4 (5.19%) Ajax
7 4 (5.19%) GWT
7 4 (5.19%) D3.js
7 4 (5.19%) Apache Jena
7 4 (5.19%) Vaadin
8 3 (3.90%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.49%) Social Media
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.19%) Ontologies
3 4 (5.19%) Chemistry
3 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.90%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) UNIX
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Solaris
2 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (84.42%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.05%) Project Management
3 26 (33.77%) Agile Project Management
4 15 (19.48%) BDD
4 15 (19.48%) TDD
5 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.88%) DevOps
7 11 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 10 (12.99%) Service Management
8 10 (12.99%) Product Management
9 9 (11.69%) Data Protection
10 8 (10.39%) Change Management
10 8 (10.39%) Business Analysis
10 8 (10.39%) ITIL
10 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
11 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 7 (9.09%) Line Management
11 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
12 6 (7.79%) Supplier Management
12 6 (7.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) Java
2 17 (22.08%) PHP
3 16 (20.78%) Ruby
4 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.99%) Scala
6 9 (11.69%) C
6 9 (11.69%) VB
6 9 (11.69%) Python
7 8 (10.39%) SQL
8 7 (9.09%) C#
9 5 (6.49%) C++
10 4 (5.19%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.30%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) VCP4
4 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Nagios
1 3 (3.90%) Graylog
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) VMware
2 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.90%) Akamai
3 3 (3.90%) New Relic
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.60%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 per day
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Rate: Up to £450 per day
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