The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 83 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 28 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.21% 1.04% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.32% 4.61% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 21
Average daily rate
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£413 £281 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £165 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £395 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £363 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.68% +16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +31.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
526 477 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.74% 22.49% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 247 230
Average daily rate £338 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 22
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Open Source
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 21 £478 +82.77% 7
North Yorkshire 0 5 £325 -6.47%
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 45 (71.43%) Java
2 32 (50.79%) Tomcat
3 23 (36.51%) PHP
3 23 (36.51%) Performance Testing
4 21 (33.33%) Apache
5 20 (31.75%) JMeter
6 19 (30.16%) Linux
6 19 (30.16%) Red Hat
7 18 (28.57%) SQL
7 18 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (28.57%) TDD
7 18 (28.57%) Spring
8 17 (26.98%) MVC
8 17 (26.98%) Hibernate
9 16 (25.40%) Scrum
9 16 (25.40%) HTML
9 16 (25.40%) OpenLDAP
9 16 (25.40%) Redis
10 15 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (23.81%) Spring MVC
11 14 (22.22%) Validation
11 14 (22.22%) Selenium
12 13 (20.63%) Cucumber
13 12 (19.05%) BDD
14 11 (17.46%) Spring Integration
14 11 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (17.46%) Apache Flex
14 11 (17.46%) HTML5
15 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (14.29%) Ajax

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 32 (50.79%) Tomcat
2 21 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (4.76%) LiveCycle
3 3 (4.76%) nginx
4 2 (3.17%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.17%) Jetty
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (3.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (25.40%) Redis
3 7 (11.11%) MySQL
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.17%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.59%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) JMeter
2 14 (22.22%) Selenium
3 13 (20.63%) Cucumber
4 7 (11.11%) Subversion
4 7 (11.11%) Maven
5 6 (9.52%) Hudson
6 5 (7.94%) JProfiler
7 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (4.76%) JUnit
9 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.17%) Log4j
9 2 (3.17%) EasyMock
9 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.17%) jMock
9 2 (3.17%) TestNG
9 2 (3.17%) Subclipse
General
1 1 (1.59%) Finance
1 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) Java Developer
3 16 (25.40%) Architect
4 15 (23.81%) Technical Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Tester
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Tester
8 3 (4.76%) Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Test Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Test Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Consultant
10 1 (1.59%) Cloud Consultant
10 1 (1.59%) Performance Test Manager
10 1 (1.59%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Front-End Web Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) Spring
2 17 (26.98%) Hibernate
3 16 (25.40%) HTML
4 15 (23.81%) Spring MVC
5 11 (17.46%) Apache Flex
5 11 (17.46%) HTML5
5 11 (17.46%) Spring Integration
6 9 (14.29%) Ajax
7 8 (12.70%) REST
7 8 (12.70%) Web Services
8 7 (11.11%) CSS
8 7 (11.11%) .NET
9 4 (6.35%) J2EE
9 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.35%) JMS
9 4 (6.35%) jQuery
10 3 (4.76%) RESTful
10 3 (4.76%) SOAP
10 3 (4.76%) LAMP
11 2 (3.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (14.29%) Reference Data
3 8 (12.70%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.76%) NHS
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) iPhone
6 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.59%) HACMP
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) Android
3 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.76%) UNIX
3 3 (4.76%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) AIX
4 2 (3.17%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Performance Testing
2 18 (28.57%) TDD
3 17 (26.98%) MVC
4 16 (25.40%) Scrum
5 14 (22.22%) Validation
6 12 (19.05%) BDD
7 11 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 9 (14.29%) Data Architecture
10 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.94%) Project Management
11 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
12 4 (6.35%) Android Development
12 4 (6.35%) OO
12 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.76%) Data Analysis
13 3 (4.76%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 45 (71.43%) Java
2 23 (36.51%) PHP
3 18 (28.57%) SQL
4 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.11%) C#
5 6 (9.52%) Ruby
6 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.76%) C++
7 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.17%) Python
9 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.59%) Scala
9 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.59%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Puppet
2 3 (4.76%) HAProxy
2 3 (4.76%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Red Hat
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) JBoss
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.76%) Adobe
4 3 (4.76%) Splunk
5 2 (3.17%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) Capita
6 1 (1.59%) Zend