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 27 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 78 99 92
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 51 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.01% 0.83% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.73% 3.11% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 8 10
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£360 £336 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% -7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £411 £503
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
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
660 611 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.05% 26.65% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 361 269
Average daily rate £355 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 65
Average hourly rate £12.13 £14.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% -13.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £10.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 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 27 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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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 +21 47 £360 +2.85% 19
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 4
North Yorkshire -7 1 - - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 70 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (51.65%) Java
3 40 (43.96%) Project Management
4 35 (38.46%) Web Services
5 28 (30.77%) Agile Project Management
6 21 (23.08%) QA
7 20 (21.98%) BDD
7 20 (21.98%) TDD
8 19 (20.88%) Linux
9 18 (19.78%) Ruby
9 18 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (18.68%) PHP
11 16 (17.58%) XML
12 15 (16.48%) HTML
12 15 (16.48%) MongoDB
13 14 (15.38%) NoSQL
13 14 (15.38%) .NET
14 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 13 (14.29%) CSS
14 13 (14.29%) DevOps
15 12 (13.19%) Cucumber
15 12 (13.19%) RESTful
15 12 (13.19%) SQL
16 11 (12.09%) Risk Management
16 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
16 11 (12.09%) Product Management
16 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
17 10 (10.99%) HTML5
17 10 (10.99%) Scala
17 10 (10.99%) Service Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (5.49%) Node.js
2 4 (4.40%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.30%) Apache
3 3 (3.30%) CMS
3 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.20%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (1.10%) Jetty
5 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.10%) nginx
5 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) SaaS
2 2 (2.20%) GitHub
3 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.10%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) HTTP
2 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.59%) SSL
3 3 (3.30%) SAN
4 2 (2.20%) DMZ
4 2 (2.20%) Firewall
4 2 (2.20%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.10%) IPsec
5 1 (1.10%) Internet
5 1 (1.10%) DNS
5 1 (1.10%) DHCP
5 1 (1.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) MongoDB
2 14 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.49%) MySQL
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.20%) DB2
5 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) Redis
6 1 (1.10%) Riak
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Cucumber
2 8 (8.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (8.79%) Subversion
2 8 (8.79%) Selenium
3 7 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.59%) Hudson
4 6 (6.59%) Sahi
4 6 (6.59%) WATIR
4 6 (6.59%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.40%) Capybara
6 4 (4.40%) JProfiler
6 4 (4.40%) IntelliJ
6 4 (4.40%) JUnit
6 4 (4.40%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (9.89%) Law
2 7 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Front Office
4 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) Analyst
2 15 (16.48%) Architect
2 15 (16.48%) Business Analyst
2 15 (16.48%) Programme Manager
3 13 (14.29%) Developer
4 6 (6.59%) QA Analyst
4 6 (6.59%) Digital Architect
5 5 (5.49%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.49%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Tester
6 4 (4.40%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.40%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Web Manager
7 3 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.46%) Web Services
2 16 (17.58%) XML
3 15 (16.48%) HTML
4 14 (15.38%) .NET
5 13 (14.29%) CSS
6 12 (13.19%) RESTful
7 10 (10.99%) HTML5
8 7 (7.69%) Sass
9 6 (6.59%) jQuery
9 6 (6.59%) CSS3
9 6 (6.59%) J2EE
10 5 (5.49%) SOAP
10 5 (5.49%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.49%) Spring
10 5 (5.49%) Ajax
11 4 (4.40%) GWT
11 4 (4.40%) Sinatra
11 4 (4.40%) D3.js
11 4 (4.40%) Apache Jena
11 4 (4.40%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.49%) Social Media
2 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.40%) User Experience
3 4 (4.40%) Ontologies
3 4 (4.40%) Chemistry
3 4 (4.40%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.88%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) UNIX
3 3 (3.30%) Windows
3 3 (3.30%) Solaris
3 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.96%) Project Management
3 28 (30.77%) Agile Project Management
4 20 (21.98%) BDD
4 20 (21.98%) TDD
5 18 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (14.29%) DevOps
7 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
7 11 (12.09%) Product Management
7 11 (12.09%) Risk Management
8 10 (10.99%) Service Management
8 10 (10.99%) Business Analysis
9 9 (9.89%) Data Protection
9 9 (9.89%) Change Management
9 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.79%) Line Management
10 8 (8.79%) ITIL
11 7 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (51.65%) Java
2 18 (19.78%) Ruby
3 17 (18.68%) PHP
4 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.19%) SQL
6 10 (10.99%) Scala
7 9 (9.89%) VB
7 9 (9.89%) Python
7 9 (9.89%) C
8 7 (7.69%) C#
9 5 (5.49%) C++
10 4 (4.40%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.10%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) VCP4
2 4 (4.40%) Degree
3 2 (2.20%) ISEB
4 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Graylog
2 3 (3.30%) Nagios
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) VMware
2 4 (4.40%) Akamai
2 4 (4.40%) New Relic
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle
2 4 (4.40%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.20%) HP
4 2 (2.20%) Intel
4 2 (2.20%) Software AG
4 2 (2.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) Google
5 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
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