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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 64 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 87 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.99% 1.40% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.79% 5.27% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 17 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.80% +77.50%
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
806 664 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.71% 26.53% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 397 271
Average daily rate £365 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 42
Average hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.01% -16.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.45 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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 April 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 April 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 82 £340 -1.09% 17
South Yorkshire -8 2 £250 -8.42% 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 120 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (47.30%) Java
3 49 (33.11%) Linux
4 48 (32.43%) Project Management
5 47 (31.76%) Web Services
6 45 (30.41%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (29.05%) VMware
8 40 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (23.65%) TDD
10 32 (21.62%) HTML
11 31 (20.95%) QA
12 30 (20.27%) Agile Project Management
12 30 (20.27%) Configuration Management
13 28 (18.92%) BDD
14 27 (18.24%) Ruby
14 27 (18.24%) CSS
14 27 (18.24%) JavaScript
15 26 (17.57%) Python
16 24 (16.22%) DevOps
17 22 (14.86%) .NET
18 21 (14.19%) Automated Testing
18 21 (14.19%) Cucumber
19 20 (13.51%) Puppet
19 20 (13.51%) Bash Shell
19 20 (13.51%) Pair Programming
20 19 (12.84%) NoSQL
20 19 (12.84%) HTML5
20 19 (12.84%) OpenStack
20 19 (12.84%) QEMU
20 19 (12.84%) XML

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 19 (12.84%) OpenStack
2 11 (7.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (7.43%) WebSphere
2 11 (7.43%) Apache
3 9 (6.08%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.41%) IIS
4 8 (5.41%) Jetty
4 8 (5.41%) nginx
5 6 (4.05%) Node.js
6 3 (2.03%) CMS
7 2 (1.35%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.35%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.68%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (5.41%) Google App Engine
3 8 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.70%) SaaS
5 2 (1.35%) GitHub
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.81%) HTTP
2 13 (8.78%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.78%) SSL
3 8 (5.41%) DNS
3 8 (5.41%) DHCP
3 8 (5.41%) FTP
3 8 (5.41%) IPsec
4 4 (2.70%) Internet
4 4 (2.70%) VPN
5 3 (2.03%) SAN
6 2 (1.35%) DMZ
6 2 (1.35%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.84%) NoSQL
2 18 (12.16%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.70%) MySQL
5 2 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.35%) DB2
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) Redis
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (14.19%) Cucumber
2 15 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.46%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.11%) IntelliJ
5 11 (7.43%) TeamCity
5 11 (7.43%) Capybara
6 10 (6.76%) Selenium
7 9 (6.08%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (5.41%) Subversion
9 7 (4.73%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.73%) WATIR
9 7 (4.73%) Sahi
10 6 (4.05%) Hudson
11 5 (3.38%) JUnit
12 4 (2.70%) JProfiler
13 2 (1.35%) SpecFlow
13 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.68%) Maven
14 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (10.81%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) Law
3 2 (1.35%) Games
3 2 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Front Office
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (22.97%) Developer
2 27 (18.24%) Analyst
3 17 (11.49%) Architect
3 17 (11.49%) Business Analyst
4 15 (10.14%) Programme Manager
5 12 (8.11%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (4.73%) Test Analyst
6 7 (4.73%) QA Analyst
7 6 (4.05%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (4.05%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (4.05%) Digital Architect
8 5 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.38%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (3.38%) Technical Leader
8 5 (3.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (3.38%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.38%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (31.76%) Web Services
2 32 (21.62%) HTML
3 27 (18.24%) CSS
4 22 (14.86%) .NET
5 19 (12.84%) XML
5 19 (12.84%) HTML5
6 17 (11.49%) Servlets
7 14 (9.46%) CSS3
7 14 (9.46%) Sass
8 13 (8.78%) RESTful
9 11 (7.43%) Sinatra
10 9 (6.08%) jQuery
10 9 (6.08%) J2EE
11 7 (4.73%) Spring
12 6 (4.05%) Hibernate
13 5 (3.38%) SOAP
13 5 (3.38%) Ajax
13 5 (3.38%) JSON
13 5 (3.38%) REST
14 4 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.38%) Social Media
3 5 (3.38%) User Experience
4 4 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.70%) Ontologies
4 4 (2.70%) Chemistry
5 3 (2.03%) PDA
6 2 (1.35%) Clustering
6 2 (1.35%) RIA
7 1 (0.68%) Blog
7 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 49 (33.11%) Linux
2 5 (3.38%) UNIX
3 4 (2.70%) Windows
4 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.43%) Project Management
3 45 (30.41%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (23.65%) TDD
5 30 (20.27%) Configuration Management
5 30 (20.27%) Agile Project Management
6 28 (18.92%) BDD
7 24 (16.22%) DevOps
8 21 (14.19%) Automated Testing
9 20 (13.51%) Pair Programming
10 15 (10.14%) Web Design
10 15 (10.14%) Waterfall
11 14 (9.46%) Unit Testing
11 14 (9.46%) Test Automation
11 14 (9.46%) Product Management
11 14 (9.46%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (9.46%) Business Analysis
12 13 (8.78%) Change Management
13 12 (8.11%) Line Management
13 12 (8.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (47.30%) Java
2 27 (18.24%) JavaScript
2 27 (18.24%) Ruby
3 26 (17.57%) Python
4 20 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 15 (10.14%) PHP
6 14 (9.46%) SQL
7 12 (8.11%) Scala
8 10 (6.76%) C
9 9 (6.08%) VB
10 8 (5.41%) C#
11 5 (3.38%) C++
12 4 (2.70%) SPARQL
13 2 (1.35%) LotusScript
14 1 (0.68%) Perl
14 1 (0.68%) Groovy
14 1 (0.68%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.43%) Degree
3 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (20.95%) QA
System Software
1 40 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.84%) QEMU
2 19 (12.84%) KVM
3 8 (5.41%) Xen
4 3 (2.03%) Terminal Server
4 3 (2.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (13.51%) Puppet
2 18 (12.16%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.43%) Graylog
4 3 (2.03%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (29.05%) VMware
2 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.43%) Akamai
3 11 (7.43%) New Relic
4 8 (5.41%) Google
5 7 (4.73%) Cisco
6 4 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.03%) Citrix
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle
8 2 (1.35%) SAP
8 2 (1.35%) HP
8 2 (1.35%) Intel
8 2 (1.35%) Software AG
8 2 (1.35%) Lotus
9 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.68%) SaltStack
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