The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the 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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 58 104 97
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 61 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.50% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.03% 2.35% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 9 6
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£475 £295 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.01% -30.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.57% -20.00%
Open Source
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
608 597 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.93% 26.43% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 351 293
Average daily rate £350 £338 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 56
Average hourly rate £12.42 £13.68 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £22.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Yorkshire region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
West Yorkshire +37 57 £513 +93.39% 10
North Yorkshire +6 2 £325 - 5
South Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 4
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.14%) Project Management
3 29 (41.43%) Java
4 23 (32.86%) Web Services
5 21 (30.00%) Agile Project Management
6 17 (24.29%) Linux
7 16 (22.86%) PHP
8 12 (17.14%) DevOps
9 11 (15.71%) Product Management
9 11 (15.71%) Risk Management
10 10 (14.29%) Service Management
10 10 (14.29%) Business Analysis
10 10 (14.29%) Scala
10 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 9 (12.86%) Data Protection
11 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.86%) BDD
11 9 (12.86%) Change Management
11 9 (12.86%) Law
11 9 (12.86%) C
11 9 (12.86%) VB
11 9 (12.86%) Python
11 9 (12.86%) HTML
12 8 (11.43%) ITIL
12 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
12 8 (11.43%) CSS
12 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
12 8 (11.43%) Subversion
12 8 (11.43%) Line Management
13 7 (10.00%) MongoDB

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (4.29%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.43%) Drupal
2 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Node.js
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) HTTP
2 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.14%) SSL
3 3 (4.29%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) DMZ
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.43%) DB2
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) Redis
5 1 (1.43%) Riak
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Subversion
2 6 (8.57%) Eclipse
2 6 (8.57%) Hudson
2 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.71%) JUnit
3 4 (5.71%) JProfiler
4 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.86%) Selenium
4 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (12.86%) Law
2 7 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Business Analyst
1 15 (21.43%) Programme Manager
1 15 (21.43%) Analyst
2 13 (18.57%) Architect
3 6 (8.57%) Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Digital Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Web Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Operations Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.86%) Tester
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) Web Services
2 9 (12.86%) HTML
3 8 (11.43%) CSS
4 7 (10.00%) .NET
5 6 (8.57%) jQuery
5 6 (8.57%) HTML5
6 5 (7.14%) Spring
6 5 (7.14%) Ajax
6 5 (7.14%) J2EE
6 5 (7.14%) SOAP
6 5 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.71%) XML
7 4 (5.71%) D3.js
7 4 (5.71%) Vaadin
7 4 (5.71%) GWT
7 4 (5.71%) RESTful
7 4 (5.71%) Apache Jena
8 3 (4.29%) Java EE
9 2 (2.86%) LAMP
9 2 (2.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.14%) Social Media
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.71%) User Experience
3 4 (5.71%) Ontologies
3 4 (5.71%) Chemistry
3 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) UNIX
3 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Solaris
3 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.14%) Project Management
3 21 (30.00%) Agile Project Management
4 12 (17.14%) DevOps
5 11 (15.71%) Risk Management
5 11 (15.71%) Product Management
6 10 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 10 (14.29%) Service Management
7 9 (12.86%) Change Management
7 9 (12.86%) Data Protection
7 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
7 9 (12.86%) BDD
8 8 (11.43%) Line Management
8 8 (11.43%) ITIL
9 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
10 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.57%) Supplier Management
11 5 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) Java
2 16 (22.86%) PHP
3 10 (14.29%) Scala
4 9 (12.86%) C
4 9 (12.86%) VB
4 9 (12.86%) Python
5 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.00%) C#
6 7 (10.00%) Ruby
7 5 (7.14%) C++
8 4 (5.71%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.43%) SQL
9 1 (1.43%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
2 3 (4.29%) VMware
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Cisco
2 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) Intel
4 1 (1.43%) Software AG
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
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