Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 23 November 2017 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 46 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22 +43
Contract jobs citing Open Source 135 155 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.43% 4.31% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 4.99% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 108 135
West Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +35.71% -23.29%
10th Percentile £403 £312 £263
90th Percentile £645 £565 £512
Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £475 £350
% change year-on-year +4.21% +35.71% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2584 3105 3759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.86% 86.25% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 2037 2588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 62 109
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.64 £10.23 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £40.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.64% +2.52% -

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in West Yorkshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in West Yorkshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in West Yorkshire

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in West Yorkshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Leeds -7 108 £475 - 14
Bradford +12 4 £480 +32.41%
Halifax - 1 - - 1
Open Source
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 105 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (53.33%) Java
3 62 (45.93%) Git (software)
4 59 (43.70%) Linux
5 58 (42.96%) Scrum
6 45 (33.33%) JIRA
7 44 (32.59%) Scala
7 44 (32.59%) REST
7 44 (32.59%) Jenkins
8 43 (31.85%) Test Automation
8 43 (31.85%) MongoDB
9 42 (31.11%) TDD
10 41 (30.37%) Software Engineering
11 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (29.63%) JavaScript
11 40 (29.63%) Microservices
12 38 (28.15%) NoSQL
13 37 (27.41%) Confluence
14 35 (25.93%) BDD
14 35 (25.93%) SQL
14 35 (25.93%) JUnit
15 33 (24.44%) Python
16 30 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
17 29 (21.48%) SFIA
17 29 (21.48%) Node.js
18 28 (20.74%) MySQL
19 27 (20.00%) CSS
19 27 (20.00%) JSON
19 27 (20.00%) Play Framework
20 26 (19.26%) DevOps

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 37 (27.41%) Confluence
2 18 (13.33%) Apache Spark
3 13 (9.63%) OpenStack
4 9 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (3.70%) nginx
7 4 (2.96%) Apache
7 4 (2.96%) JBoss
8 3 (2.22%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.22%) SAS
9 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.74%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.56%) Slack
2 18 (13.33%) GitHub
3 8 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.19%) PaaS
5 3 (2.22%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.22%) SaaS
6 2 (1.48%) Heroku
6 2 (1.48%) IaaS
6 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.74%) npm
7 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) HTTP
2 8 (5.93%) LAN
2 8 (5.93%) VPN
2 8 (5.93%) WAN
3 1 (0.74%) DNS
3 1 (0.74%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (31.85%) MongoDB
2 38 (28.15%) NoSQL
3 30 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (20.74%) MySQL
5 25 (18.52%) Big Data
6 22 (16.30%) Apache Hive
7 21 (15.56%) Hadoop
8 20 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (14.81%) HBase
9 18 (13.33%) Impala
10 17 (12.59%) Sqoop
11 14 (10.37%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
13 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (2.22%) Data Lake
13 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (2.22%) Pentaho
14 1 (0.74%) Event Store
14 1 (0.74%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 62 (45.93%) Git (software)
2 45 (33.33%) JIRA
3 44 (32.59%) Jenkins
4 35 (25.93%) JUnit
5 25 (18.52%) Cucumber
6 18 (13.33%) Jasmine
7 13 (9.63%) Subversion
8 10 (7.41%) IntelliJ
9 8 (5.93%) Gradle
9 8 (5.93%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (5.19%) Android Studio
11 5 (3.70%) WebDriver
12 4 (2.96%) Mockito
12 4 (2.96%) Selenium
13 3 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (2.22%) ERwin
13 3 (2.22%) jMock
13 3 (2.22%) Maven
13 3 (2.22%) Vagrant
14 1 (0.74%) Artifactory
General
1 11 (8.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Banking
3 4 (2.96%) Electronics
3 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.96%) Marketing
3 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.48%) Local Government
4 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (42.22%) Developer
2 30 (22.22%) Scala Developer
3 19 (14.07%) Software Engineer
4 18 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 17 (12.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (11.85%) Architect
7 12 (8.89%) Java Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (8.15%) Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Business Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Digital Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Digital Business Analyst
10 7 (5.19%) Agile Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Android Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Lead Software Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Data Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (3.70%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.59%) REST
2 29 (21.48%) Node.js
3 27 (20.00%) CSS
3 27 (20.00%) JSON
3 27 (20.00%) Play Framework
4 23 (17.04%) Spring
5 21 (15.56%) HTML
6 20 (14.81%) Kafka
6 20 (14.81%) RESTful
7 17 (12.59%) Spark Streaming
8 16 (11.85%) Web Services
9 15 (11.11%) HTML5
10 14 (10.37%) Ajax
10 14 (10.37%) CSS3
10 14 (10.37%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (9.63%) Django
11 13 (9.63%) Guice
12 12 (8.89%) Spring MVC
13 11 (8.15%) XML
14 9 (6.67%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.93%) User Experience
3 7 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.22%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.74%) iPad
7 1 (0.74%) NHS
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (43.70%) Linux
2 24 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (5.93%) Android
4 6 (4.44%) Unix
5 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.22%) CentOS
5 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (42.96%) Scrum
3 43 (31.85%) Test Automation
4 42 (31.11%) TDD
5 41 (30.37%) Software Engineering
6 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (29.63%) Microservices
7 35 (25.93%) BDD
8 29 (21.48%) SFIA
9 26 (19.26%) DevOps
10 23 (17.04%) Configuration Management
11 22 (16.30%) Mentoring
12 18 (13.33%) ETL
13 17 (12.59%) Coaching
13 17 (12.59%) MapReduce
14 16 (11.85%) MVC
14 16 (11.85%) SDLC
15 13 (9.63%) Data Modelling
15 13 (9.63%) OWASP
15 13 (9.63%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 72 (53.33%) Java
2 44 (32.59%) Scala
3 40 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 35 (25.93%) SQL
5 33 (24.44%) Python
6 22 (16.30%) Shell Script
7 20 (14.81%) Ruby
8 10 (7.41%) C#
9 7 (5.19%) Kotlin
10 4 (2.96%) Groovy
11 2 (1.48%) Elixir
12 1 (0.74%) C++
12 1 (0.74%) PHP
12 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.96%) Degree
4 4 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) CCDP
5 3 (2.22%) CCNP
5 3 (2.22%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.22%) CISM
5 3 (2.22%) CISSP
6 2 (1.48%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CCIE
7 1 (0.74%) MCSA
7 1 (0.74%) MCSE
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) QA
2 5 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.48%) HL7
4 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (13.33%) Apache Flume
2 15 (11.11%) Docker
3 4 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (16.30%) Puppet
2 20 (14.81%) Ansible
3 12 (8.89%) Prometheus
4 6 (4.44%) Terraform
5 4 (2.96%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.96%) Nagios
5 4 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.22%) Icinga
6 3 (2.22%) Packer
6 3 (2.22%) Rancher
7 1 (0.74%) Grafana
7 1 (0.74%) Graylog
7 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (15.56%) Red Hat
2 14 (10.37%) Google
3 11 (8.15%) Informatica
4 8 (5.93%) Talend
5 6 (4.44%) Oracle
6 4 (2.96%) Cisco
6 4 (2.96%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.96%) SAP
6 4 (2.96%) VMware
7 3 (2.22%) CA
7 3 (2.22%) Tableau
8 2 (1.48%) F5
8 2 (1.48%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.48%) Splunk
9 1 (0.74%) Dell
9 1 (0.74%) Elastic Path
9 1 (0.74%) EMC
9 1 (0.74%) IBM
9 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds