Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 47 39
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 +10
Contract jobs citing Open Source 28 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.79% 3.25% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 3.86% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 29
Sheffield median daily rate £455 £610 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.41% -15.86% +133.87%
10th Percentile £403 £375 £388
90th Percentile £626 £738 £800
South Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £610 £700
% change year-on-year -25.41% -12.86% +125.81%
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 640 518 694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 86.60% 84.23% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 291 501
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £294 £263 £293
90th Percentile £560 £600 £595
South Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £411 £420
% change year-on-year +0.91% -2.08% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 11
Sheffield median hourly rate £17.51 £12.88 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.96% -8.04% +12.00%
10th Percentile £9.77 £10.70 £11.72
90th Percentile £35.00 £25.14 £28.75
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £14.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +47.59% -30.00% +44.14%

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 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 18 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) Java
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
5 12 (42.86%) User Stories
6 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
7 9 (32.14%) Python
8 8 (28.57%) SQL
8 8 (28.57%) Web Services
8 8 (28.57%) Finance
8 8 (28.57%) Scala
8 8 (28.57%) Confluence
8 8 (28.57%) Node.js
8 8 (28.57%) REST
9 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (25.00%) TDD
9 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 7 (25.00%) CSS
9 7 (25.00%) Coaching
10 6 (21.43%) SDLC
10 6 (21.43%) SFIA
10 6 (21.43%) Web Operations
10 6 (21.43%) HTTP
10 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 6 (21.43%) SSL
10 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 6 (21.43%) Unix

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 8 (28.57%) Confluence
2 4 (14.29%) SAS
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Pig
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Spark
4 2 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Slack
3 3 (10.71%) GitHub
3 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
1 6 (21.43%) SSL
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.14%) QlikView
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.57%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) HBase
5 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.57%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) Subversion
3 5 (17.86%) JIRA
4 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.57%) ERwin
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Private Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Azure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Python Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Scientist
5 2 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) WebOps Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Node.js
1 8 (28.57%) REST
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) Play Framework
4 4 (14.29%) React
5 3 (10.71%) CSS3
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Camel
6 2 (7.14%) JMS
6 2 (7.14%) Spring
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) Django
7 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (3.57%) JSON
7 1 (3.57%) RESTful
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.14%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Unix
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) User Stories
3 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.00%) Coaching
4 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (21.43%) SDLC
5 6 (21.43%) SFIA
5 6 (21.43%) Web Operations
6 5 (17.86%) BDD
6 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
6 5 (17.86%) Microservices
6 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) Analytics
7 4 (14.29%) DevOps
7 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.29%) Web Development
8 3 (10.71%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 3 (10.71%) Decision Tree
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) Python
3 8 (28.57%) Scala
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) Ruby
6 3 (10.71%) Java 8
6 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) R
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) Ambari
3 1 (3.57%) cPanel
3 1 (3.57%) Kibana
3 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.57%) logstash
3 1 (3.57%) Plesk
3 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
2 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) Dell
2 3 (10.71%) EMC
2 3 (10.71%) F5
2 3 (10.71%) Google
2 3 (10.71%) NetApp
2 3 (10.71%) Splunk
2 3 (10.71%) Symantec
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Tableau
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) Informatica