Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 43 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 -37
Contract jobs citing Open Source 12 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.05% 3.61% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 4.20% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 42 12
Sheffield median daily rate £550 £610 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.84% +28.42% +43.94%
10th Percentile £384 £379 £401
90th Percentile £788 £755 £595
South Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £610 £475
% change year-on-year -9.84% +28.42% +43.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South 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 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 502 547 734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 85.81% 85.74% 81.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 292 508
Sheffield median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £305
90th Percentile £550 £588 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -3.53% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 14
Sheffield median hourly rate £15.21 £21.70 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.90% -21.08% +120.00%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.79 £12.10
90th Percentile £25.72 £40.99 £49.25
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.29 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.92% -27.60% +62.16%

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 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) REST
4 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (33.33%) Terraform
5 4 (33.33%) SFIA
5 4 (33.33%) MySQL
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (33.33%) Java 8
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Ansible
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Microservices
6 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (25.00%) Big Data
6 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell

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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (25.00%) Big Data
4 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (16.67%) Data Lake
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (16.67%) HBase
5 2 (16.67%) Pentaho
5 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (8.33%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) ERwin
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Data Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) JMS
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (8.33%) Kafka
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
4 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (8.33%) Sass
4 1 (8.33%) Sensu
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Batch
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) SFIA
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Microservices
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) API Development
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Data Security
4 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (16.67%) Metadata Management
4 2 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Java 8
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Terraform
2 3 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) cPanel
3 1 (8.33%) Grafana
3 1 (8.33%) Graylog
3 1 (8.33%) Kibana
3 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (8.33%) logstash
3 1 (8.33%) Plesk
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) CA
1 2 (16.67%) Informatica
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Tableau