Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 50 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +34
Contract jobs citing Open Source 35 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.68% 3.14% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 3.85% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 38
South Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £425 £713
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% -40.35% +185.00%
10th Percentile £404 £356 £394
90th Percentile £750 £538 £800
Yorkshire median daily rate £460 £430 £500
% change year-on-year +6.98% -14.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 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 802 650 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.24% 81.76% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 376 570
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +26.92%
10th Percentile £268 £219 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £576
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.32% -20.00% +13.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £12.90
90th Percentile £57.88 £25.81 £26.35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.61 £13.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +58.54% -17.46% -5.80%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +7 33 £455 +7.06% 5
Doncaster - 1 £400 - 1
Open Source
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Git (software)
3 15 (42.86%) Java
3 15 (42.86%) Linux
3 15 (42.86%) User Stories
4 12 (34.29%) Mentoring
4 12 (34.29%) Finance
5 11 (31.43%) Confluence
6 10 (28.57%) SFIA
6 10 (28.57%) Python
6 10 (28.57%) TDD
7 9 (25.71%) Web Services
7 9 (25.71%) SQL
7 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
7 9 (25.71%) Coaching
7 9 (25.71%) Scala
8 8 (22.86%) BDD
8 8 (22.86%) Node.js
8 8 (22.86%) REST
8 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
8 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
8 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
8 8 (22.86%) JIRA
9 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) Subversion
9 7 (20.00%) HTTP
9 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.00%) SSL

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 11 (31.43%) Confluence
2 5 (14.29%) SAS
3 4 (11.43%) Apache Pig
3 4 (11.43%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.86%) nginx
5 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Google Analytics
2 4 (11.43%) Slack
3 3 (8.57%) GitHub
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
1 7 (20.00%) SSL
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.00%) MySQL
2 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.71%) QlikView
4 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) HBase
5 1 (2.86%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) JIRA
3 7 (20.00%) Subversion
4 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.86%) ERwin
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Private Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Technical Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Azure Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Python Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Manager
5 2 (5.71%) WebOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Web Services
2 8 (22.86%) Node.js
2 8 (22.86%) REST
3 7 (20.00%) CSS
3 7 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (14.29%) Play Framework
5 4 (11.43%) React
6 3 (8.57%) CSS3
6 3 (8.57%) HTML5
7 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
7 2 (5.71%) JMS
7 2 (5.71%) Spring
8 1 (2.86%) Ajax
8 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.86%) Django
8 1 (2.86%) JSON
8 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.86%) Sass
8 1 (2.86%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) User Experience
4 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.86%) CESG
6 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) User Stories
3 12 (34.29%) Mentoring
4 10 (28.57%) SFIA
4 10 (28.57%) TDD
5 9 (25.71%) Coaching
5 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
6 8 (22.86%) BDD
6 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
7 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (20.00%) Web Operations
8 6 (17.14%) Analytics
8 6 (17.14%) DevOps
8 6 (17.14%) Scrum
8 6 (17.14%) SDLC
8 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 5 (14.29%) Microservices
9 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 4 (11.43%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) Python
3 9 (25.71%) Scala
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) Ruby
5 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.57%) Java 8
6 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.86%) Perl
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) CITP
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) IISP
4 1 (2.86%) MBCS
4 1 (2.86%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Docker
2 3 (8.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Ansible
2 4 (11.43%) Ambari
3 2 (5.71%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) cPanel
4 1 (2.86%) Kibana
4 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.86%) logstash
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) Plesk
4 1 (2.86%) Salt
4 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Google
3 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
3 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) Dell
3 3 (8.57%) EMC
3 3 (8.57%) F5
3 3 (8.57%) NetApp
3 3 (8.57%) Splunk
3 3 (8.57%) Symantec
3 3 (8.57%) Tableau
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) CA
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat