Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 45 37
Rank change year-on-year -30 -8 +21
Contract jobs citing Open Source 62 110 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.61% 4.89% 5.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 5.61% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 119 99
Leeds median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £303 £397 £308
90th Percentile £603 £645 £544
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 2,103 1,961 2,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.47% 87.16% 89.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,458 1,390 1,538
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 41
Leeds median hourly rate £17.91 £25.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.37% +92.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.98 £10.20
90th Percentile £26.85 £40.00 £30.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%

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 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) Java
3 29 (46.77%) Linux
4 28 (45.16%) Jenkins
5 25 (40.32%) DevOps
6 24 (38.71%) Configuration Management
7 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (32.26%) Test Automation
9 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
10 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (27.42%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (27.42%) Microservices
11 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
11 16 (25.81%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (25.81%) Puppet
12 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
13 14 (22.58%) Confluence
13 14 (22.58%) Amazon S3
13 14 (22.58%) NoSQL
13 14 (22.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (22.58%) JIRA
14 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
14 13 (20.97%) MySQL
14 13 (20.97%) Node.js
15 12 (19.35%) Python
16 11 (17.74%) HTML
16 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
16 11 (17.74%) DNS
16 11 (17.74%) Route 53
16 11 (17.74%) GitLab

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 14 (22.58%) Confluence
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.45%) nginx
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (25.81%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (22.58%) Amazon S3
3 14 (22.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 11 (17.74%) Route 53
5 10 (16.13%) PaaS
6 8 (12.90%) IaaS
6 8 (12.90%) SaaS
7 7 (11.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (11.29%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (11.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (11.29%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (11.29%) Serverless
7 7 (11.29%) Slack
8 4 (6.45%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (6.45%) Force.com
8 4 (6.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (4.84%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (4.84%) Amazon Glacier
9 3 (4.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) DNS
1 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.13%) HTTP
3 7 (11.29%) Firewall
3 7 (11.29%) ICMP
3 7 (11.29%) VPN
4 4 (6.45%) DHCP
4 4 (6.45%) FTP
4 4 (6.45%) IPsec
4 4 (6.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
2 14 (22.58%) NoSQL
3 13 (20.97%) MySQL
4 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
5 9 (14.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (11.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (11.29%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (6.45%) CouchDB
8 4 (6.45%) GIS
8 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
8 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
8 4 (6.45%) Redis
8 4 (6.45%) Riak
9 3 (4.84%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (4.84%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
10 2 (3.23%) Apache Hive
10 2 (3.23%) Big Data
11 1 (1.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 28 (45.16%) Jenkins
2 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
3 14 (22.58%) JIRA
4 11 (17.74%) GitLab
5 7 (11.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (11.29%) Subversion
6 6 (9.68%) Cucumber
6 6 (9.68%) Mercurial
7 5 (8.06%) SonarQube
7 5 (8.06%) Travis CI
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (3.23%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.23%) JUnit
9 2 (3.23%) Selenium
10 1 (1.61%) Appium
10 1 (1.61%) Hudson
10 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.61%) jMock
10 1 (1.61%) Maven
General
1 6 (9.68%) Games
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Developer
1 22 (35.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (11.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Architect
6 4 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) React Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Salesforce Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) Node.js
2 11 (17.74%) HTML
3 10 (16.13%) CSS
4 9 (14.52%) Web Services
5 8 (12.90%) .NET
6 7 (11.29%) CSS3
6 7 (11.29%) HTML5
7 6 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (9.68%) React
8 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.06%) REST
8 5 (8.06%) Spring
9 4 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (6.45%) Kafka
9 4 (6.45%) Redux
9 4 (6.45%) SOAP
9 4 (6.45%) Visualforce
10 3 (4.84%) JSON
10 3 (4.84%) Spring Boot
10 3 (4.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (11.29%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.68%) NHS
3 3 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.45%) CentOS
3 4 (6.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) DevOps
3 24 (38.71%) Configuration Management
4 20 (32.26%) Test Automation
5 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (27.42%) Microservices
6 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
7 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
8 10 (16.13%) Coaching
8 10 (16.13%) OO
8 10 (16.13%) OOP
8 10 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (16.13%) TDD
9 9 (14.52%) Scrum
10 8 (12.90%) BDD
10 8 (12.90%) Pair Programming
11 7 (11.29%) Auto-Scaling
11 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
11 7 (11.29%) Software Delivery
11 7 (11.29%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) Java
2 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.35%) Python
4 10 (16.13%) SQL
5 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.06%) Scala
7 4 (6.45%) Apex Code
7 4 (6.45%) C#
7 4 (6.45%) Groovy
7 4 (6.45%) SOQL
8 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.23%) Clojure
9 2 (3.23%) ES6
9 2 (3.23%) Go
9 2 (3.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.61%) C++
10 1 (1.61%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) ISEB
4 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.61%) CCDP
5 1 (1.61%) CCNP
5 1 (1.61%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) CISM
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Docker
2 6 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) KVM
4 1 (1.61%) QEMU
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
4 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (25.81%) Puppet
3 8 (12.90%) Terraform
4 7 (11.29%) Ansible
5 6 (9.68%) Grafana
6 5 (8.06%) Prometheus
7 4 (6.45%) Kubernetes
7 4 (6.45%) Packer
7 4 (6.45%) Rancher
8 2 (3.23%) Graylog
9 1 (1.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) Black Duck
2 4 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.84%) Splunk
3 3 (4.84%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.61%) PagerDuty