The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 27 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 2.14% 4.88% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 5.97% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£305 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +1.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
Open Source
North 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 York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
115 67 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 82.14% 81.71% 92.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 46 47
Average daily rate £388 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £38.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.30% +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in York

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in York

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Valgrind
2 2 (66.67%) GStreamer
2 2 (66.67%) Lua
2 2 (66.67%) Gerrit
2 2 (66.67%) WebKit
2 2 (66.67%) QML
2 2 (66.67%) Redmine
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) STB
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Qt
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Valgrind
1 2 (66.67%) Gerrit
1 2 (66.67%) Redmine
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) GStreamer
2 2 (66.67%) WebKit
2 2 (66.67%) QML
2 2 (66.67%) Qt
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Integration
3 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
1 2 (66.67%) Streaming Video
1 2 (66.67%) STB
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (66.67%) Lua
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google