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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 104 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Open Source 22 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.87% 1.01% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.42% 3.69% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 8
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£408 £298 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.74% -23.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £325 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £41.25 £67.50
% change year-on-year
+37.57% -38.88%
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
644 623 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.41% 27.31% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 367 299
Average daily rate £325 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 29 41
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.72 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.27% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.18 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
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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 -1 18 £350 +40.00% 16
North Yorkshire -1 3 £440 +35.38% 6
South Yorkshire - - - - 5
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 32 (65.31%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) PHP
3 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (40.82%) Tomcat
6 17 (34.69%) Apache
6 17 (34.69%) Redis
7 16 (32.65%) Red Hat
7 16 (32.65%) JMeter
7 16 (32.65%) OpenLDAP
8 15 (30.61%) Performance Testing
9 14 (28.57%) Validation
10 10 (20.41%) HTML
11 9 (18.37%) Linux
11 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
11 9 (18.37%) Reference Data
11 9 (18.37%) Data Architecture
12 8 (16.33%) Data Integration
12 8 (16.33%) HTML5
12 8 (16.33%) Project Management
13 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 7 (14.29%) TDD
13 7 (14.29%) Scrum
14 6 (12.24%) Subversion
14 6 (12.24%) Spring
14 6 (12.24%) Ajax
14 6 (12.24%) Selenium
14 6 (12.24%) SQL
14 6 (12.24%) MySQL
14 6 (12.24%) CSS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 20 (40.82%) Tomcat
2 17 (34.69%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Drupal
4 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.04%) LDAP
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (34.69%) Redis
3 6 (12.24%) MySQL
4 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.04%) Riak
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.04%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) JMeter
2 6 (12.24%) Subversion
2 6 (12.24%) Selenium
3 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.16%) Hudson
4 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) JProfiler
5 2 (4.08%) Maven
5 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.04%) Behat
General
1 2 (4.08%) Law
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Architect
2 17 (34.69%) Technical Architect
3 8 (16.33%) Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Programme Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Software Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Agile Tester
9 1 (2.04%) Testing Specialist
9 1 (2.04%) Senior IT Business Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) HTML
2 8 (16.33%) HTML5
3 6 (12.24%) CSS
3 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
3 6 (12.24%) Spring
3 6 (12.24%) Ajax
4 5 (10.20%) jQuery
5 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
5 4 (8.16%) Apache Flex
5 4 (8.16%) Web Services
5 4 (8.16%) J2EE
5 4 (8.16%) LAMP
5 4 (8.16%) REST
5 4 (8.16%) Spring Integration
6 3 (6.12%) SOAP
6 3 (6.12%) .NET
6 3 (6.12%) Java EE
7 2 (4.08%) GWT
7 2 (4.08%) RESTful
7 2 (4.08%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Reference Data
2 8 (16.33%) Data Integration
3 4 (8.16%) Social Media
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.12%) NHS
5 2 (4.08%) Ontologies
5 2 (4.08%) Chemistry
5 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.04%) RIA
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
2 3 (6.12%) Solaris
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Performance Testing
3 14 (28.57%) Validation
4 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
4 9 (18.37%) Data Architecture
5 8 (16.33%) Project Management
6 7 (14.29%) TDD
6 7 (14.29%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (10.20%) BDD
9 4 (8.16%) DevOps
9 4 (8.16%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (8.16%) MVC
9 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.12%) Web Development
10 3 (6.12%) WFM
10 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.12%) Android Development
11 2 (4.08%) Web Application Development
11 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) PHP
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.24%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby
7 2 (4.08%) SPARQL
7 2 (4.08%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ISEB
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
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