Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 40 34
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6 +35
Contract jobs citing Open Source 97 104 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.86% 4.81% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 5.43% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 99 119
Leeds median daily rate £460 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.16% - +46.15%
10th Percentile £360 £341 £323
90th Percentile £565 £645 £576
West Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -4.21% - +46.15%
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 1,916 2,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.76% 88.62% 90.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,571 1,327 1,755
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £279 £300
90th Percentile £551 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 25 37
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% -0.70%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.83 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.00 £35.35 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% +6.66%

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 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 60 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (58.76%) Java
3 47 (48.45%) JavaScript
4 38 (39.18%) Linux
5 36 (37.11%) Git (software)
6 32 (32.99%) Node.js
7 25 (25.77%) BDD
7 25 (25.77%) HTML
7 25 (25.77%) TDD
7 25 (25.77%) Jenkins
8 24 (24.74%) Test Automation
9 23 (23.71%) Puppet
9 23 (23.71%) CSS
9 23 (23.71%) Microservices
10 21 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (20.62%) HTML5
12 19 (19.59%) CSS3
12 19 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (19.59%) Scrum
13 18 (18.56%) DevOps
14 17 (17.53%) AngularJS
14 17 (17.53%) React
14 17 (17.53%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (17.53%) MySQL
14 17 (17.53%) Configuration Management
14 17 (17.53%) NoSQL
15 16 (16.49%) MongoDB
16 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
16 15 (15.46%) SQL
16 15 (15.46%) Apache

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 15 (15.46%) Apache
2 9 (9.28%) Confluence
2 9 (9.28%) nginx
2 9 (9.28%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.25%) IIS
3 8 (8.25%) Jetty
3 8 (8.25%) Mongrel
3 8 (8.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (14.43%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.25%) Google App Engine
3 8 (8.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (8.25%) Slack
4 5 (5.15%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (4.12%) Force.com
5 4 (4.12%) GitHub
5 4 (4.12%) PaaS
5 4 (4.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (3.09%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (3.09%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.06%) IaaS
7 2 (2.06%) Route 53
7 2 (2.06%) SaaS
8 1 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.40%) HTTP
2 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.31%) DNS
3 10 (10.31%) SSL
4 9 (9.28%) DHCP
4 9 (9.28%) FTP
4 9 (9.28%) IPsec
5 3 (3.09%) SMS
6 1 (1.03%) Firewall
6 1 (1.03%) ICMP
6 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.53%) MySQL
1 17 (17.53%) NoSQL
1 17 (17.53%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (16.49%) MongoDB
3 11 (11.34%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.22%) Big Data
5 6 (6.19%) Apache Hive
6 5 (5.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.09%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.03%) GIS
9 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 36 (37.11%) Git (software)
2 25 (25.77%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.37%) Cucumber
4 10 (10.31%) Selenium
5 9 (9.28%) JIRA
5 9 (9.28%) Travis CI
6 8 (8.25%) JUnit
7 6 (6.19%) Artifactory
8 4 (4.12%) Jasmine
9 3 (3.09%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.09%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (3.09%) Subversion
9 3 (3.09%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.06%) Appium
10 2 (2.06%) GitLab
10 2 (2.06%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.06%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.03%) Grunt
11 1 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (7.22%) Games
2 5 (5.15%) Publishing
3 4 (4.12%) Marketing
3 4 (4.12%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Finance
4 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (49.48%) Developer
2 18 (18.56%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (12.37%) Architect
4 12 (12.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Java Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Scala Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.12%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) React Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.12%) Tester
10 3 (3.09%) Developer in Test
10 3 (3.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.99%) Node.js
2 25 (25.77%) HTML
3 23 (23.71%) CSS
4 20 (20.62%) HTML5
5 19 (19.59%) CSS3
6 17 (17.53%) AngularJS
6 17 (17.53%) React
7 11 (11.34%) Kafka
8 10 (10.31%) J2EE
8 10 (10.31%) REST
8 10 (10.31%) Spring
8 10 (10.31%) Vue.js
9 9 (9.28%) .NET
9 9 (9.28%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (9.28%) Servlets
9 9 (9.28%) Web Services
10 7 (7.22%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (7.22%) Spring Boot
11 6 (6.19%) Spring Batch
11 6 (6.19%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) NHS
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.12%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) Social Media
6 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (39.18%) Linux
2 13 (13.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.12%) Unix
3 4 (4.12%) Windows
4 3 (3.09%) Android
4 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.06%) CentOS
5 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.77%) BDD
2 25 (25.77%) TDD
3 24 (24.74%) Test Automation
4 23 (23.71%) Microservices
5 19 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (19.59%) Scrum
6 18 (18.56%) DevOps
7 17 (17.53%) Configuration Management
8 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
9 13 (13.40%) Web Development
10 12 (12.37%) High Availability
11 11 (11.34%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (11.34%) Front End Development
11 11 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (10.31%) Pair Programming
13 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (9.28%) OO
14 8 (8.25%) API Testing
14 8 (8.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 57 (58.76%) Java
2 47 (48.45%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.46%) SQL
4 14 (14.43%) Scala
5 12 (12.37%) C#
6 11 (11.34%) Python
7 6 (6.19%) Groovy
8 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.15%) Ruby
9 4 (4.12%) Apex Code
9 4 (4.12%) SOQL
10 3 (3.09%) Clojure
10 3 (3.09%) Go
10 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.03%) C
11 1 (1.03%) ES6
11 1 (1.03%) Haskell
11 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.03%) Perl
11 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.22%) Degree
4 4 (4.12%) ISEB
5 3 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.03%) CCDP
6 1 (1.03%) CCNP
6 1 (1.03%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CISM
6 1 (1.03%) CISSP
6 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) HL7
2 3 (3.09%) GDPR
3 2 (2.06%) QA
4 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.31%) Docker
3 8 (8.25%) Xen
4 4 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.03%) KVM
5 1 (1.03%) QEMU
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (23.71%) Puppet
2 11 (11.34%) Terraform
3 10 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.25%) Grafana
5 6 (6.19%) Graylog
6 3 (3.09%) Ansible
7 2 (2.06%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.06%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.03%) Kibana
8 1 (1.03%) Packer
8 1 (1.03%) Rancher
8 1 (1.03%) Salt
8 1 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Google
1 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
1 11 (11.34%) VMware
2 9 (9.28%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle
4 4 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.09%) Micro Focus
5 3 (3.09%) Splunk
6 1 (1.03%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.03%) Cadence
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco
6 1 (1.03%) PagerDuty