Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 49 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 -26 +26
Contract jobs citing Open Source 26 31 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.82% 3.48% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 4.16% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 85
Sheffield median daily rate £610 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.19% +31.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £413 £406 £263
90th Percentile £750 £700 £600
South Yorkshire median daily rate £610 £513 £400
% change year-on-year +19.02% +28.13% +23.08%
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 575 746 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 84.43% 83.82% 83.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 504 553
Sheffield median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - +30.77%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 25
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £27.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.09% +111.54% -17.33%
10th Percentile £17.51 £13.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.48 £48.75 £16.30
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.63 £22.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +58.36% +60.71% -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 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) TDD
3 16 (61.54%) Java
4 13 (50.00%) Unix
5 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
6 11 (42.31%) Linux
6 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
6 11 (42.31%) SFIA
7 9 (34.62%) Mac OS X
7 9 (34.62%) Python
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
7 9 (34.62%) Ruby
8 8 (30.77%) BDD
8 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
8 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
8 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
8 8 (30.77%) Finance
8 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (26.92%) Node.js
9 7 (26.92%) DevOps
10 6 (23.08%) Big Data
10 6 (23.08%) Analytics
10 6 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (23.08%) RESTful
10 6 (23.08%) JIRA
10 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle
11 5 (19.23%) SAS

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 5 (19.23%) Confluence
1 5 (19.23%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) GitHub
3 2 (7.69%) Slack
4 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (23.08%) Big Data
3 5 (19.23%) Apache Hive
3 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
4 4 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (15.38%) Data Lake
4 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (15.38%) HBase
4 4 (15.38%) MySQL
4 4 (15.38%) Pentaho
5 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.85%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 4 (15.38%) ERwin
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) Selenium
5 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
6 1 (3.85%) Protractor
6 1 (3.85%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Private Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Data Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Lead Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Lead Data Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Java Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Node.js
2 6 (23.08%) RESTful
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) Play Framework
3 4 (15.38%) React
3 4 (15.38%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (11.54%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) CESG
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.85%) Social Media
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Unix
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 9 (34.62%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) TDD
3 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
4 11 (42.31%) SFIA
5 8 (30.77%) BDD
5 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 7 (26.92%) DevOps
7 6 (23.08%) Analytics
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (19.23%) Coaching
8 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
9 4 (15.38%) Data Security
9 4 (15.38%) Data Strategy
9 4 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (15.38%) Metadata Management
9 4 (15.38%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) Ruby
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) Scala
5 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (3.85%) CISSP
1 1 (3.85%) CITP
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) IISP
1 1 (3.85%) MBCS
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ambari
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Tableau
3 4 (15.38%) CA
3 4 (15.38%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow