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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 32 63
Rank change year-on-year -8 +31  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 54 89 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.90% 5.94% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 6.70% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 65 37
Median daily rate £428 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £600 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.76% -  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 971 1329 1326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.11% 88.72% 86.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 943 985
Median daily rate £405 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 21
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -17.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Open Source as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 74 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (62.00%) Java
3 52 (52.00%) Linux
4 44 (44.00%) Test Automation
4 44 (44.00%) Jenkins
5 43 (43.00%) JIRA
5 43 (43.00%) Python
6 41 (41.00%) HTML
7 40 (40.00%) TDD
7 40 (40.00%) MongoDB
7 40 (40.00%) REST
8 38 (38.00%) Ruby
9 37 (37.00%) MySQL
10 33 (33.00%) Spring
10 33 (33.00%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (33.00%) Git (software)
10 33 (33.00%) Confluence
11 31 (31.00%) HTML5
11 31 (31.00%) Scrum
11 31 (31.00%) CSS
11 31 (31.00%) Configuration Management
12 30 (30.00%) JUnit
12 30 (30.00%) Scala
13 29 (29.00%) JSON
14 28 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
15 27 (27.00%) NoSQL
15 27 (27.00%) Play Framework
16 25 (25.00%) Django
17 23 (23.00%) HTTP
18 22 (22.00%) JavaScript

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 (33.00%) Confluence
2 3 (3.00%) nginx
3 2 (2.00%) WordPress
4 1 (1.00%) Apache
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.00%) SAS
4 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.00%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.00%) Slack
2 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.00%) OpenShift
3 4 (4.00%) SaaS
4 2 (2.00%) GitHub
4 2 (2.00%) PaaS
5 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.00%) IaaS
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.00%) HTTP
2 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.00%) Firewall
4 3 (3.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 37 (37.00%) MySQL
3 28 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (27.00%) NoSQL
5 19 (19.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (17.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (7.00%) CouchDB
8 4 (4.00%) Big Data
8 4 (4.00%) Couchbase
9 3 (3.00%) MariaDB
9 3 (3.00%) Riak
10 1 (1.00%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.00%) IBM BigInsights
10 1 (1.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 44 (44.00%) Jenkins
2 43 (43.00%) JIRA
3 33 (33.00%) Git (software)
4 30 (30.00%) JUnit
5 17 (17.00%) Cucumber
6 16 (16.00%) Subversion
7 10 (10.00%) Jasmine
8 9 (9.00%) Selenium
9 3 (3.00%) Hudson
9 3 (3.00%) jMock
9 3 (3.00%) Mockito
10 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.00%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.00%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.00%) JMeter
10 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.00%) NUnit
10 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Games
3 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (45.00%) Developer
2 24 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.00%) Architect
4 16 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (13.00%) Scala Developer
6 12 (12.00%) Technical Architect
7 11 (11.00%) Java Scala Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Java Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) Software Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) Tester
8 7 (7.00%) WebOps Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (4.00%) MongoDB Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Python Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.00%) JavaScript Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (41.00%) HTML
2 40 (40.00%) REST
3 33 (33.00%) Spring
4 31 (31.00%) CSS
4 31 (31.00%) HTML5
5 29 (29.00%) JSON
6 27 (27.00%) Play Framework
7 25 (25.00%) Django
8 22 (22.00%) CSS3
9 21 (21.00%) Ajax
9 21 (21.00%) RESTful
9 21 (21.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 18 (18.00%) Node.js
10 18 (18.00%) Spring MVC
11 15 (15.00%) Guice
12 12 (12.00%) Web Services
13 10 (10.00%) Hibernate
14 7 (7.00%) Grails
15 6 (6.00%) SOAP
15 6 (6.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) User Experience
2 6 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.00%) RIA
6 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.00%) Clustering
6 2 (2.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 52 (52.00%) Linux
2 17 (17.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.00%) Unix
4 2 (2.00%) Android
4 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.00%) Windows
5 1 (1.00%) CentOS
5 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.00%) Test Automation
3 40 (40.00%) TDD
4 33 (33.00%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (31.00%) Configuration Management
5 31 (31.00%) Scrum
6 20 (20.00%) MVC
7 18 (18.00%) BDD
7 18 (18.00%) DevOps
7 18 (18.00%) Microservices
8 16 (16.00%) High Availability
9 15 (15.00%) Software Engineering
10 14 (14.00%) OWASP
10 14 (14.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (14.00%) Web Design
11 12 (12.00%) Kanban
11 12 (12.00%) Mentoring
12 11 (11.00%) SDLC
12 11 (11.00%) User Stories
13 9 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 62 (62.00%) Java
2 43 (43.00%) Python
3 38 (38.00%) Ruby
4 30 (30.00%) Scala
5 22 (22.00%) JavaScript
5 22 (22.00%) SQL
6 16 (16.00%) C#
7 8 (8.00%) Groovy
8 7 (7.00%) Go
8 7 (7.00%) Perl
9 5 (5.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.00%) C++
11 1 (1.00%) Clojure
11 1 (1.00%) Erlang
11 1 (1.00%) Haskell
11 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.00%) ISEB
2 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.00%) CCDP
3 1 (1.00%) CCNP
3 1 (1.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.00%) CISM
3 1 (1.00%) CISSP
3 1 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.00%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (22.00%) Puppet
2 16 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (10.00%) Ansible
4 8 (8.00%) Salt
5 3 (3.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.00%) Rancher
5 3 (3.00%) Terraform
6 1 (1.00%) Icinga
6 1 (1.00%) Nagios
6 1 (1.00%) Packer
6 1 (1.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Google
2 13 (13.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco
5 1 (1.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.00%) Elastic Path
5 1 (1.00%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.00%) MapR
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle
5 1 (1.00%) Splunk
5 1 (1.00%) Sun
5 1 (1.00%) VMware
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Difrent
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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