Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 43 50
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 -20
Contract jobs citing Open Source 37 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.91% 3.51% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 4.18% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 26
South Yorkshire median daily rate £538 £610 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.89% +19.02% +13.89%
10th Percentile £423 £419 £406
90th Percentile £788 £750 £700
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 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 825 694 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 87.21% 84.02% 83.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 387 637
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £258
90th Percentile £590 £588 £566
Yorkshire median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.31% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 34
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £35.63 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.30% +65.72% +53.57%
10th Percentile £9.31 £18.14 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.45 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year -2.86% +17.73% -0.90%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +5 33 £538 -11.89% 17
Open Source
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (51.35%) Java
3 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (45.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (43.24%) DevOps
5 16 (43.24%) Python
5 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
6 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
7 12 (32.43%) Docker
7 12 (32.43%) Node.js
7 12 (32.43%) RESTful
7 12 (32.43%) Unix
7 12 (32.43%) Linux
8 11 (29.73%) CSS
8 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
8 11 (29.73%) HTML
8 11 (29.73%) HTTP
8 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
8 11 (29.73%) SSL
8 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
8 11 (29.73%) Analytics
9 10 (27.03%) JIRA
9 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
9 10 (27.03%) TDD
10 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
10 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
10 9 (24.32%) Machine Learning
10 9 (24.32%) R
10 9 (24.32%) Puppet

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 8 (21.62%) Apache
2 7 (18.92%) IIS
2 7 (18.92%) Jetty
2 7 (18.92%) Mongrel
2 7 (18.92%) nginx
2 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
2 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.41%) SAS
4 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (45.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (21.62%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (21.62%) Google App Engine
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.70%) GitHub
6 1 (2.70%) Heroku
6 1 (2.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) HTTP
1 11 (29.73%) SSL
1 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (21.62%) DHCP
2 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) FTP
2 8 (21.62%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
1 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Hive
2 3 (8.11%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.41%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.41%) HBase
3 2 (5.41%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.70%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
3 10 (27.03%) JIRA
4 7 (18.92%) Travis CI
5 5 (13.51%) JUnit
5 5 (13.51%) Spock
6 2 (5.41%) ERwin
6 2 (5.41%) Subversion
7 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Java Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Python Engineer
5 8 (21.62%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Data Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Cloud Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Node.js
1 12 (32.43%) RESTful
2 11 (29.73%) CSS
2 11 (29.73%) HTML
3 9 (24.32%) Anaconda
3 9 (24.32%) React
4 7 (18.92%) .NET
4 7 (18.92%) J2EE
4 7 (18.92%) Servlets
5 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (16.22%) Spring
5 6 (16.22%) Spring Boot
5 6 (16.22%) Vue.js
6 3 (8.11%) Play Framework
7 2 (5.41%) REST
8 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.70%) Kafka
8 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.70%) Spring Batch
8 1 (2.70%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
1 12 (32.43%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) DevOps
3 11 (29.73%) Analytics
3 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
4 10 (27.03%) TDD
5 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
5 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (24.32%) Data Science
5 9 (24.32%) Machine Learning
6 8 (21.62%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (21.62%) Microservices
7 7 (18.92%) Pair Programming
7 7 (18.92%) Web Development
8 6 (16.22%) Asynchronous Programming
8 6 (16.22%) Progressive Web App
9 4 (10.81%) SFIA
10 3 (8.11%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.41%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) Python
3 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
5 9 (24.32%) R
6 7 (18.92%) Java 8
7 6 (16.22%) ES6
8 5 (13.51%) Ruby
9 3 (8.11%) Scala
9 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
9 3 (8.11%) SQL
10 1 (2.70%) C#
10 1 (2.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Docker
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) Xen
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Terraform
3 2 (5.41%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) Grafana
4 1 (2.70%) Graylog
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Google
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
1 8 (21.62%) VMware
2 2 (5.41%) CA
2 2 (5.41%) Informatica
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Tableau