Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 36 58
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22 +25
Contract jobs citing Open Source 108 144 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.76% 5.49% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 6.26% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 102 124
Leeds median daily rate £475 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £400 £310 £263
90th Percentile £645 £565 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £475 £350
% change year-on-year +4.21% +35.71% -23.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Leeds median hourly rate - - £40.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 1950 2301 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.02% 87.72% 87.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1553 1983
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £266
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 66
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.20 £8.94
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.20 £39.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

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 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 81 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (59.26%) Java
3 51 (47.22%) Git (software)
4 48 (44.44%) Linux
5 43 (39.81%) MongoDB
6 41 (37.96%) Software Engineering
7 40 (37.04%) Microservices
8 39 (36.11%) JavaScript
9 38 (35.19%) TDD
10 37 (34.26%) NoSQL
11 35 (32.41%) Scrum
11 35 (32.41%) SQL
12 34 (31.48%) JIRA
13 33 (30.56%) REST
14 32 (29.63%) Test Automation
15 31 (28.70%) BDD
15 31 (28.70%) Jenkins
16 30 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
17 29 (26.85%) Scala
17 29 (26.85%) SFIA
18 28 (25.93%) Node.js
18 28 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (25.93%) MySQL
19 27 (25.00%) Confluence
20 25 (23.15%) Cucumber
20 25 (23.15%) JUnit
21 24 (22.22%) Python
21 24 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 23 (21.30%) Big Data
23 22 (20.37%) DevOps

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 27 (25.00%) Confluence
2 17 (15.74%) Apache Spark
3 12 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 8 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.70%) Apache
5 4 (3.70%) JBoss
6 3 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.78%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.78%) nginx
6 3 (2.78%) SAS
7 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.93%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.44%) Slack
2 17 (15.74%) GitHub
3 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.70%) PaaS
5 3 (2.78%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.78%) SaaS
6 2 (1.85%) Heroku
6 2 (1.85%) IaaS
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) LAN
1 7 (6.48%) VPN
1 7 (6.48%) WAN
2 3 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.81%) MongoDB
2 37 (34.26%) NoSQL
3 30 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (25.93%) MySQL
5 23 (21.30%) Big Data
6 21 (19.44%) Apache Hive
7 20 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (18.52%) Hadoop
8 19 (17.59%) HBase
9 17 (15.74%) Impala
10 16 (14.81%) Sqoop
11 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
12 3 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (2.78%) Data Lake
12 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (2.78%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.93%) Electronic Patient Records
13 1 (0.93%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 51 (47.22%) Git (software)
2 34 (31.48%) JIRA
3 31 (28.70%) Jenkins
4 25 (23.15%) Cucumber
4 25 (23.15%) JUnit
5 18 (16.67%) Jasmine
6 10 (9.26%) IntelliJ
7 8 (7.41%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (6.48%) Android Studio
8 7 (6.48%) Gradle
9 5 (4.63%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.70%) Mockito
10 4 (3.70%) Selenium
11 3 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.78%) ERwin
11 3 (2.78%) jMock
11 3 (2.78%) Subversion
11 3 (2.78%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.85%) Maven
13 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (9.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Electronics
3 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.70%) Marketing
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Local Government
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (38.89%) Developer
2 19 (17.59%) Software Engineer
3 16 (14.81%) Architect
4 15 (13.89%) Scala Developer
5 14 (12.96%) Java Developer
6 13 (12.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (11.11%) Java Engineer
7 12 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Agile Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Android Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Lead Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Data Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.63%) Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.70%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.56%) REST
2 28 (25.93%) Node.js
3 19 (17.59%) Kafka
4 16 (14.81%) CSS
4 16 (14.81%) JSON
4 16 (14.81%) Play Framework
4 16 (14.81%) Spark Streaming
5 12 (11.11%) Spring
6 11 (10.19%) XML
7 10 (9.26%) HTML
8 9 (8.33%) Web Services
9 8 (7.41%) RESTful
9 8 (7.41%) Sensu
10 7 (6.48%) Android SDK
10 7 (6.48%) Hibernate
10 7 (6.48%) Retrofit
10 7 (6.48%) RxJava
11 5 (4.63%) Spring MVC
12 4 (3.70%) Java EE
12 4 (3.70%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.63%) User Experience
4 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.78%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.44%) Linux
2 24 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (7.41%) Android
4 6 (5.56%) Unix
5 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.78%) CentOS
5 3 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.96%) Software Engineering
3 40 (37.04%) Microservices
4 38 (35.19%) TDD
5 35 (32.41%) Scrum
6 32 (29.63%) Test Automation
7 31 (28.70%) BDD
8 29 (26.85%) SFIA
9 28 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (20.37%) DevOps
11 19 (17.59%) Mentoring
12 17 (15.74%) ETL
13 16 (14.81%) Coaching
13 16 (14.81%) MapReduce
14 13 (12.04%) Data Modelling
14 13 (12.04%) SDLC
15 12 (11.11%) Analytics
15 12 (11.11%) Integration Testing
16 11 (10.19%) Continuous Delivery
16 11 (10.19%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 64 (59.26%) Java
2 39 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 35 (32.41%) SQL
4 29 (26.85%) Scala
5 24 (22.22%) Python
6 20 (18.52%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.41%) Ruby
8 7 (6.48%) Kotlin
9 4 (3.70%) C#
10 2 (1.85%) Elixir
11 1 (0.93%) Groovy
11 1 (0.93%) PHP
11 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.70%) Degree
4 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.78%) CCDP
5 3 (2.78%) CCNP
5 3 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.78%) CISM
5 3 (2.78%) CISSP
6 2 (1.85%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CCIE
7 1 (0.93%) MCSA
7 1 (0.93%) MCSE
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) QA
2 5 (4.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.85%) HL7
4 1 (0.93%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (15.74%) Apache Flume
2 14 (12.96%) Docker
3 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (17.59%) Puppet
2 16 (14.81%) Ansible
3 11 (10.19%) Prometheus
4 6 (5.56%) Terraform
5 4 (3.70%) Nagios
6 3 (2.78%) Icinga
6 3 (2.78%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.78%) Packer
6 3 (2.78%) Rancher
7 1 (0.93%) Grafana
7 1 (0.93%) Graylog
7 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) Red Hat
2 11 (10.19%) Informatica
3 8 (7.41%) Talend
4 6 (5.56%) Oracle
5 4 (3.70%) Cisco
5 4 (3.70%) Google
5 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.70%) SAP
5 4 (3.70%) VMware
6 3 (2.78%) CA
6 3 (2.78%) Tableau
7 2 (1.85%) F5
7 2 (1.85%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.85%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.85%) Splunk
8 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.93%) Elastic Path
8 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.93%) MapR
8 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds