Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Xen skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Xen over the 6 months to 17 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.

Xen Project
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 135 138
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 -22
Contract jobs citing Xen 11 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.49% 0.30% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 3.28% 2.46% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 17
Leeds median daily rate £625 £430 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.35% -19.25% -
10th Percentile £525 £403 £386
90th Percentile £638 £513 £562
West Yorkshire median daily rate £625 £430 £533
% change year-on-year +45.35% -19.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Xen is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 335 325 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.89% 12.34% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 210 174
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +18.64%
10th Percentile £209 £175 £120
90th Percentile £543 £575 £545
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 45
Leeds median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -10.11%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.60 £8.65
90th Percentile £21.05 £24.25 £18.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Xen in Leeds

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in Leeds

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xen in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Xen 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 Xen.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 11 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
1 11 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 11 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (72.73%) Docker
2 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
2 8 (72.73%) Coaching
2 8 (72.73%) Microservices
2 8 (72.73%) SonarQube
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Slack
2 8 (72.73%) Confluence
2 8 (72.73%) Static Code Analysis
2 8 (72.73%) nginx
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Clustering
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
2 8 (72.73%) HTTP
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Rancher

Xen
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 8 (72.73%) Confluence
1 8 (72.73%) nginx
2 3 (27.27%) CloudStack
2 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
1 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
1 8 (72.73%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Lead DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Coaching
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
2 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
2 8 (72.73%) Microservices
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) Static Code Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) DSDM
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) RUP
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Docker
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Cobbler
2 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
2 3 (27.27%) Rancher
2 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) EnterpriseDB
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle