Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Open Source
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 45 39
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +21
Contract jobs citing Open Source 131 102 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.19% 4.81% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 5.45% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 66 102
Leeds median daily rate £475 £430 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% -14.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £388 £333 £351
90th Percentile £588 £594 £675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £430 £500
% change year-on-year +7.56% -14.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £18.99 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.99 - -

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,253 1,870 2,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.19% 88.21% 87.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,555 1,260 1,776
Leeds median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 15 34
Leeds median hourly rate £25.50 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.21% +17.31% -25.71%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.60 £35.35 £21.58
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £14.88
% change year-on-year +40.00% -15.97% -15.00%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Leeds

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Open Source in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Leeds

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 95 (72.52%) Java
2 93 (70.99%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (51.91%) JavaScript
4 62 (47.33%) Git (software)
5 60 (45.80%) Linux
6 55 (41.98%) Scrum
7 52 (39.69%) TDD
8 51 (38.93%) Node.js
9 49 (37.40%) BDD
10 48 (36.64%) Jenkins
11 47 (35.88%) Test Automation
12 45 (34.35%) Microservices
13 43 (32.82%) Software Engineering
14 42 (32.06%) NoSQL
14 42 (32.06%) PostgreSQL
15 41 (31.30%) MySQL
16 40 (30.53%) REST
17 39 (29.77%) SQL
18 37 (28.24%) MongoDB
19 36 (27.48%) JIRA
20 35 (26.72%) Mentoring
21 33 (25.19%) SFIA
21 33 (25.19%) Cucumber
21 33 (25.19%) Confluence
21 33 (25.19%) Kanban
22 32 (24.43%) Puppet
22 32 (24.43%) JUnit
23 31 (23.66%) Apache
23 31 (23.66%) Red Hat
23 31 (23.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (25.19%) Confluence
2 31 (23.66%) Apache
3 13 (9.92%) Tomcat
4 11 (8.40%) nginx
4 11 (8.40%) WebSphere
5 8 (6.11%) IIS
5 8 (6.11%) Jetty
5 8 (6.11%) Mongrel
6 7 (5.34%) Apache Spark
6 7 (5.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (3.05%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.53%) JBoss
9 1 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Synapse
9 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.76%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 30 (22.90%) Slack
2 21 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.87%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (6.11%) Google App Engine
4 8 (6.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (5.34%) GitHub
6 5 (3.82%) Force.com
6 5 (3.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 4 (3.05%) PaaS
8 2 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.53%) npm
9 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.45%) HTTP
2 10 (7.63%) SSL
3 9 (6.87%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.11%) DHCP
4 8 (6.11%) DNS
4 8 (6.11%) FTP
4 8 (6.11%) IPsec
5 3 (2.29%) SMS
6 2 (1.53%) Internet
7 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.06%) NoSQL
1 42 (32.06%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (31.30%) MySQL
3 37 (28.24%) MongoDB
4 22 (16.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 22 (16.79%) Big Data
5 19 (14.50%) Relational Database
6 17 (12.98%) Apache Hive
7 8 (6.11%) Hadoop
8 7 (5.34%) RDBMS
9 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.76%) GIS
11 1 (0.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 62 (47.33%) Git (software)
2 48 (36.64%) Jenkins
3 36 (27.48%) JIRA
4 33 (25.19%) Cucumber
5 32 (24.43%) JUnit
6 22 (16.79%) Jasmine
7 15 (11.45%) Artifactory
8 10 (7.63%) Travis CI
9 8 (6.11%) Selenium
10 4 (3.05%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (3.05%) Subversion
11 3 (2.29%) CircleCI
11 3 (2.29%) gulp
11 3 (2.29%) Maven
11 3 (2.29%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.53%) Gradle
12 2 (1.53%) IBM UrbanCode
12 2 (1.53%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (5.34%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Marketing
3 5 (3.82%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Games
3 5 (3.82%) Publishing
3 5 (3.82%) Retail
4 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (38.93%) Developer
2 29 (22.14%) Software Engineer
3 24 (18.32%) Java Developer
4 18 (13.74%) Architect
5 16 (12.21%) Java Engineer
6 13 (9.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (8.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.40%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (7.63%) Test Engineer
9 9 (6.87%) Java Software Developer
9 9 (6.87%) JavaScript Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Java Architect
11 6 (4.58%) Java Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.58%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.58%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Analyst
12 5 (3.82%) Scala Developer
13 4 (3.05%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (38.93%) Node.js
2 40 (30.53%) REST
3 29 (22.14%) Kafka
4 27 (20.61%) HTML
5 26 (19.85%) Spring
6 24 (18.32%) ActiveMQ
7 21 (16.03%) CSS
8 20 (15.27%) HTML5
9 19 (14.50%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (13.74%) Spring Boot
11 15 (11.45%) Spring Batch
11 15 (11.45%) Spring Security
12 14 (10.69%) AngularJS
12 14 (10.69%) CSS3
13 12 (9.16%) React
14 11 (8.40%) SOAP
15 10 (7.63%) J2EE
15 10 (7.63%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 10 (7.63%) XML
16 9 (6.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) NHS
2 8 (6.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.58%) User Experience
4 5 (3.82%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.05%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.53%) Social Media
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 60 (45.80%) Linux
2 31 (23.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.05%) Unix
3 4 (3.05%) Windows
4 3 (2.29%) Android
4 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (70.99%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.98%) Scrum
3 52 (39.69%) TDD
4 49 (37.40%) BDD
5 47 (35.88%) Test Automation
6 45 (34.35%) Microservices
7 43 (32.82%) Software Engineering
8 35 (26.72%) Mentoring
9 33 (25.19%) Kanban
9 33 (25.19%) SFIA
10 25 (19.08%) Coaching
10 25 (19.08%) Continuous Delivery
11 24 (18.32%) DevOps
12 20 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (15.27%) Integration Testing
13 16 (12.21%) High Availability
13 16 (12.21%) Web Development
14 15 (11.45%) User Stories
15 13 (9.92%) SDLC
16 12 (9.16%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (72.52%) Java
2 68 (51.91%) JavaScript
3 39 (29.77%) SQL
4 23 (17.56%) Scala
5 14 (10.69%) C#
5 14 (10.69%) Python
6 10 (7.63%) Ruby
7 8 (6.11%) Groovy
8 6 (4.58%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.82%) Apex Code
9 5 (3.82%) SOQL
10 3 (2.29%) Clojure
10 3 (2.29%) Go
10 3 (2.29%) PHP
11 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.53%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.76%) C
12 1 (0.76%) Haskell
12 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Degree
1 9 (6.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.29%) ISEB
3 3 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) HL7
3 3 (2.29%) GDPR
4 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.53%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (12.98%) Docker
2 16 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.11%) Xen
4 6 (4.58%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (24.43%) Puppet
2 19 (14.50%) Terraform
3 16 (12.21%) Grafana
4 15 (11.45%) Graylog
5 7 (5.34%) Ansible
6 5 (3.82%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.53%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.53%) OpenView
8 1 (0.76%) Kibana
8 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (23.66%) Red Hat
2 19 (14.50%) Oracle
3 16 (12.21%) VMware
4 11 (8.40%) Google
5 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.82%) Cadence
6 5 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.29%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.53%) HP
8 2 (1.53%) Nimsoft
8 2 (1.53%) Splunk
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco
9 1 (0.76%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.76%) Dell
9 1 (0.76%) EMC
9 1 (0.76%) F5
9 1 (0.76%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.76%) IBM
9 1 (0.76%) NetApp
9 1 (0.76%) TIBCO