The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 20 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 6.00% 4.76% 6.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.09% 15.63% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
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£383 £316 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.94% -2.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +33.33%
Open Source
North Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
23 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 23.00% 30.48% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 8
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 Miscellaneous 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
Daily Rate Histogram in York

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the York region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in York

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
1 7 (70.00%) Spring MVC
1 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Spring Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Flex
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Ajax
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Hudson
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Android Development
4 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Maven
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Media

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
1 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) Hudson
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Spring MVC
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Spring Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Flex
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Ajax
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss