Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 22 April 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 41 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +17
Contract jobs citing Open Source 37 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.98% 4.38% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.72% 5.25% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 39
Sheffield median daily rate £478 £525 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.05% -25.00% +115.38%
10th Percentile £413 £378 £388
90th Percentile £736 £700 £800
South Yorkshire median daily rate £478 £525 £700
% change year-on-year -9.05% -25.00% +143.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 647 609 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 87.08% 83.42% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 384 513
Sheffield median daily rate £439 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% - +26.87%
10th Percentile £313 £261 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £623
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +24.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 16
Sheffield median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.86% +25.00% -10.97%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.75 £10.88
90th Percentile £40.41 £27.15 £20.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £18.19 £14.00
% change year-on-year +26.87% +29.91% -10.97%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Sheffield

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Open Source in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Sheffield

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Sheffield over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Linux
3 18 (48.65%) Java
3 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
4 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
5 15 (40.54%) User Stories
6 14 (37.84%) Python
6 14 (37.84%) TDD
7 13 (35.14%) Finance
7 13 (35.14%) Scala
8 12 (32.43%) Unix
8 12 (32.43%) Node.js
9 11 (29.73%) Confluence
9 11 (29.73%) SFIA
9 11 (29.73%) SQL
9 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (29.73%) Ruby
10 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
10 10 (27.03%) Mac OS X
11 9 (24.32%) HTML
11 9 (24.32%) CSS
11 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
11 9 (24.32%) JIRA
11 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (24.32%) Coaching
11 9 (24.32%) BDD
11 9 (24.32%) Play Framework
11 9 (24.32%) Docker
12 8 (21.62%) MongoDB
12 8 (21.62%) React

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 11 (29.73%) Confluence
2 6 (16.22%) SAS
3 4 (10.81%) Apache Pig
3 4 (10.81%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) GitHub
2 4 (10.81%) Google Analytics
2 4 (10.81%) Slack
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) HTTP
1 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MongoDB
1 8 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (16.22%) Apache Hive
2 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.41%) Data Lake
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) HBase
4 2 (5.41%) Pentaho
4 2 (5.41%) QlikView
4 2 (5.41%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
2 9 (24.32%) JIRA
3 6 (16.22%) Subversion
4 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) ERwin
6 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.70%) Protractor
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Private Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Architect
2 11 (29.73%) Technical Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Java Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Java Technical Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Azure Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Python Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) WebOps Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Node.js
2 9 (24.32%) CSS
2 9 (24.32%) HTML
2 9 (24.32%) Play Framework
3 8 (21.62%) React
4 6 (16.22%) Web Services
5 5 (13.51%) REST
6 2 (5.41%) RESTful
7 1 (2.70%) Ajax
7 1 (2.70%) CSS3
7 1 (2.70%) Django
7 1 (2.70%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) JSON
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) User Experience
4 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.70%) CESG
7 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Unix
3 10 (27.03%) Mac OS X
4 5 (13.51%) Windows
5 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
3 15 (40.54%) User Stories
4 14 (37.84%) TDD
5 11 (29.73%) SFIA
6 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
7 9 (24.32%) BDD
7 9 (24.32%) Coaching
7 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
8 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
8 8 (21.62%) Web Development
9 7 (18.92%) Analytics
9 7 (18.92%) DevOps
9 7 (18.92%) Web Operations
10 6 (16.22%) Scrum
10 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
11 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
11 4 (10.81%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) Python
3 13 (35.14%) Scala
4 11 (29.73%) Ruby
4 11 (29.73%) SQL
5 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
7 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) CITP
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) IISP
3 1 (2.70%) MBCS
3 1 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Ambari
1 4 (10.81%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Google
2 4 (10.81%) Tableau
3 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
3 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) Dell
3 3 (8.11%) EMC
3 3 (8.11%) F5
3 3 (8.11%) NetApp
3 3 (8.11%) Splunk
3 3 (8.11%) Symantec
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) CA
4 2 (5.41%) Informatica
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow