The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 80 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 58 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.99% 1.14% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.52% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 16 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £298 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-40.14% +77.50%
Open Source
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2372 1710 1489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.34% 74.74% 73.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1113 817
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 50 58
Average hourly rate £15.45 £15.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -59.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +15 53 £350 -25.13% 19
North Yorkshire -9 2 £310 -4.61% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £310 - 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 89 (71.20%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (55.20%) Java
3 57 (45.60%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (39.20%) Linux
5 47 (37.60%) VMware
5 47 (37.60%) TDD
6 46 (36.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (32.00%) QA
8 35 (28.00%) Web Services
9 33 (26.40%) JavaScript
9 33 (26.40%) HTML
10 31 (24.80%) Configuration Management
10 31 (24.80%) Ruby
11 30 (24.00%) BDD
12 29 (23.20%) CSS
13 27 (21.60%) Python
13 27 (21.60%) MongoDB
14 25 (20.00%) Puppet
14 25 (20.00%) NoSQL
14 25 (20.00%) XML
15 24 (19.20%) SQL
15 24 (19.20%) Cucumber
15 24 (19.20%) Bash Shell
15 24 (19.20%) Pair Programming
16 23 (18.40%) Automated Testing
16 23 (18.40%) Cloud Computing
16 23 (18.40%) RESTful
16 23 (18.40%) Opscode Chef
17 22 (17.60%) Test Automation
17 22 (17.60%) HTML5

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (16.80%) OpenStack
2 15 (12.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (8.80%) Apache
4 10 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 9 (7.20%) IIS
5 9 (7.20%) Tomcat
6 8 (6.40%) Jetty
6 8 (6.40%) nginx
7 6 (4.80%) Node.js
8 2 (1.60%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.60%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.80%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.80%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.80%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.40%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.40%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.40%) Google App Engine
3 8 (6.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.60%) GitHub
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.20%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.80%) HTTP
3 9 (7.20%) SSL
4 8 (6.40%) IPsec
4 8 (6.40%) DNS
4 8 (6.40%) DHCP
4 8 (6.40%) FTP
5 7 (5.60%) Internet
6 4 (3.20%) Unified Communications
6 4 (3.20%) VPN
7 3 (2.40%) Converged Networks
8 1 (0.80%) SAN
8 1 (0.80%) DMZ
8 1 (0.80%) Firewall
8 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.80%) Wireless
8 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.80%) Broadband
8 1 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.60%) MongoDB
2 25 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.00%) Big Data
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.60%) MySQL
6 1 (0.80%) DB2
6 1 (0.80%) Redis
6 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (19.20%) Cucumber
2 19 (15.20%) Jenkins
3 18 (14.40%) Git (software)
4 16 (12.80%) IntelliJ
5 15 (12.00%) Capybara
5 15 (12.00%) TeamCity
6 12 (9.60%) Selenium
7 8 (6.40%) HP UFT
8 7 (5.60%) WATIR
8 7 (5.60%) Sahi
9 4 (3.20%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.20%) Subversion
10 3 (2.40%) JUnit
10 3 (2.40%) Hudson
11 2 (1.60%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.60%) JProfiler
12 1 (0.80%) Valgrind
12 1 (0.80%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.80%) Redmine
12 1 (0.80%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (1.60%) Law
2 2 (1.60%) Games
2 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.80%) Front Office
3 1 (0.80%) Banking
3 1 (0.80%) Retail
3 1 (0.80%) Local Government
3 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (28.00%) Developer
2 25 (20.00%) Analyst
3 16 (12.80%) Ruby Developer
4 15 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 11 (8.80%) Architect
6 9 (7.20%) QA Analyst
7 7 (5.60%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Technical Leader
9 5 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Chief Architect
10 4 (3.20%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.40%) Administrator
11 3 (2.40%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 3 (2.40%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.40%) Tester
11 3 (2.40%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.00%) Web Services
2 33 (26.40%) HTML
3 29 (23.20%) CSS
4 25 (20.00%) XML
5 23 (18.40%) RESTful
6 22 (17.60%) HTML5
7 21 (16.80%) .NET
8 18 (14.40%) Sass
9 17 (13.60%) Servlets
9 17 (13.60%) CSS3
10 15 (12.00%) Sinatra
11 8 (6.40%) J2EE
12 6 (4.80%) Middleware
13 5 (4.00%) jQuery
14 4 (3.20%) JSON
14 4 (3.20%) SOAP
14 4 (3.20%) Spring
14 4 (3.20%) REST
14 4 (3.20%) AngularJS
15 3 (2.40%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.20%) Visualisation
1 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.40%) PDA
3 2 (1.60%) Ontologies
3 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.60%) Streaming Video
3 2 (1.60%) RIA
3 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.60%) Chemistry
4 1 (0.80%) Blog
4 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.80%) User Experience
4 1 (0.80%) Clustering
4 1 (0.80%) STB
4 1 (0.80%) DTV
4 1 (0.80%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 49 (39.20%) Linux
2 7 (5.60%) UNIX
3 3 (2.40%) Windows
4 2 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.80%) OpenWrt
5 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (71.20%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (45.60%) Continuous Integration
3 47 (37.60%) TDD
4 31 (24.80%) Configuration Management
5 30 (24.00%) BDD
6 24 (19.20%) Pair Programming
7 23 (18.40%) Automated Testing
8 22 (17.60%) Test Automation
9 18 (14.40%) Web Design
9 18 (14.40%) DevOps
10 17 (13.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (13.60%) Responsive Web Design
10 17 (13.60%) Project Management
11 14 (11.20%) Unit Testing
12 12 (9.60%) Mentoring
13 10 (8.00%) Agile Project Management
14 7 (5.60%) Business Analysis
15 6 (4.80%) Waterfall
16 5 (4.00%) Scrum
16 5 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (55.20%) Java
2 33 (26.40%) JavaScript
3 31 (24.80%) Ruby
4 27 (21.60%) Python
5 24 (19.20%) SQL
5 24 (19.20%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.40%) PHP
7 3 (2.40%) Scala
7 3 (2.40%) C
8 2 (1.60%) C#
8 2 (1.60%) C++
8 2 (1.60%) SPARQL
8 2 (1.60%) LotusScript
8 2 (1.60%) Lua
9 1 (0.80%) Groovy
9 1 (0.80%) Clojure
9 1 (0.80%) Perl
9 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.80%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (12.00%) Degree
2 11 (8.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) CCNP
4 1 (0.80%) CCDP
4 1 (0.80%) ISEB
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.80%) CWNA
4 1 (0.80%) CWSP
4 1 (0.80%) CWAP
4 1 (0.80%) CWNE
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (32.00%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (36.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (16.80%) QEMU
2 21 (16.80%) KVM
3 8 (6.40%) Xen
4 3 (2.40%) vCloud
4 3 (2.40%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.80%) Docker
5 1 (0.80%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 25 (20.00%) Puppet
2 23 (18.40%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (12.00%) Graylog
4 1 (0.80%) Salt
4 1 (0.80%) Nagios
4 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (37.60%) VMware
2 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.00%) Akamai
3 15 (12.00%) New Relic
4 10 (8.00%) Google
5 5 (4.00%) Cisco
6 3 (2.40%) Citrix
7 2 (1.60%) Lotus
7 2 (1.60%) Capita
8 1 (0.80%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.80%) Software AG
8 1 (0.80%) Nokia
8 1 (0.80%) HP
8 1 (0.80%) Intel
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle
8 1 (0.80%) SAP
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
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