Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 16 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 55 64
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 -34
Contract jobs citing Open Source 12 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.41% 2.54% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 3.07% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 40 13
South Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £625 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +31.58% +43.94%
10th Percentile £384 £374 £401
90th Percentile £731 £755 £585
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.99 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -45.76% - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 728 651 872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 85.35% 82.72% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 358 609
South Yorkshire median daily rate £411 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.24% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £225 £246 £268
90th Percentile £538 £596 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 34
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.92% -27.60% +62.16%
10th Percentile £9.31 £11.30 £10.87
90th Percentile £27.17 £43.50 £49.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in South Yorkshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in South Yorkshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in South Yorkshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 12 £550 -12.00% 8
Open Source
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) REST
3 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) MySQL
4 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Terraform
5 4 (33.33%) Java 8
6 3 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Microservices
6 3 (25.00%) SFIA
6 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (25.00%) Ansible
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
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
2 5 (41.67%) MySQL
3 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Hive
4 2 (16.67%) Big Data
4 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (8.33%) Blockchain
5 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (8.33%) Data Lake
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (8.33%) HBase
5 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) ERwin
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) 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%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Data Architect
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 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) CSS3
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 2 (16.67%) JMS
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) Kafka
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
4 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
4 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (8.33%) Sass
4 1 (8.33%) Sensu
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Microservices
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) SFIA
4 2 (16.67%) API Development
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
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
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) 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 1 (8.33%) CA
1 1 (8.33%) Informatica
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Tableau