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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 41 51 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 58 62 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.33% 3.21% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 3.87% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 45
Median daily rate £490 £520 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +48.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £659 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +10.71% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.90
% change year-on-year +33.33% -24.81%  

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1136 1602 1556
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.71% 82.83% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 1121 997
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 38
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £35.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Open Source as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 48 £480 -7.69% 20
Bradford +8 9 £556 +85.41%
Open Source
Yorkshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 84 (73.04%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (56.52%) Java
3 55 (47.83%) Linux
4 49 (42.61%) JIRA
5 48 (41.74%) Jenkins
6 47 (40.87%) HTML
7 44 (38.26%) Ruby
8 43 (37.39%) Python
9 42 (36.52%) TDD
9 42 (36.52%) JSON
10 39 (33.91%) HTML5
11 38 (33.04%) Scala
11 38 (33.04%) RESTful
12 37 (32.17%) Scrum
13 36 (31.30%) Confluence
14 35 (30.43%) Play Framework
15 34 (29.57%) MongoDB
15 34 (29.57%) Django
15 34 (29.57%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (27.83%) REST
17 31 (26.96%) NoSQL
17 31 (26.96%) Puppet
17 31 (26.96%) Spring
18 28 (24.35%) Opscode Chef
19 27 (23.48%) Configuration Management
19 27 (23.48%) CSS
20 26 (22.61%) PostgreSQL
21 25 (21.74%) JavaScript
21 25 (21.74%) Git (software)
22 24 (20.87%) BDD

Open Source
Top Related 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 36 (31.30%) Confluence
2 8 (6.96%) Apache
3 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.74%) nginx
4 2 (1.74%) WordPress
5 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.35%) Slack
3 3 (2.61%) SaaS
4 2 (1.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.52%) HTTP
2 7 (6.09%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.22%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (2.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.87%) DHCP
5 1 (0.87%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.57%) MongoDB
2 31 (26.96%) NoSQL
3 26 (22.61%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 21 (18.26%) MySQL
6 12 (10.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (5.22%) Redis
8 5 (4.35%) Riak
9 4 (3.48%) Big Data
10 3 (2.61%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 49 (42.61%) JIRA
2 48 (41.74%) Jenkins
3 25 (21.74%) Git (software)
4 23 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 18 (15.65%) JUnit
5 18 (15.65%) Selenium
6 12 (10.43%) Subversion
7 9 (7.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (7.83%) JMeter
8 3 (2.61%) Hudson
8 3 (2.61%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.74%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.74%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.74%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.74%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (7.83%) Retail
2 4 (3.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.74%) Games
3 2 (1.74%) Marketing
3 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (33.91%) Developer
2 37 (32.17%) Architect
3 26 (22.61%) Technical Architect
4 17 (14.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (12.17%) Java Developer
6 12 (10.43%) Scala Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Java Architect
8 7 (6.09%) Java Scala Developer
8 7 (6.09%) WebOps Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Java Technical Architect
9 6 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.35%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Tester
11 4 (3.48%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Digital Architect
11 4 (3.48%) Lead Architect
12 3 (2.61%) JavaScript Engineer
12 3 (2.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (40.87%) HTML
2 42 (36.52%) JSON
3 39 (33.91%) HTML5
4 38 (33.04%) RESTful
5 35 (30.43%) Play Framework
6 34 (29.57%) Django
7 32 (27.83%) REST
8 31 (26.96%) Spring
9 27 (23.48%) CSS
10 23 (20.00%) CSS3
11 20 (17.39%) Ajax
11 20 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (11.30%) Guice
12 13 (11.30%) Spring MVC
13 10 (8.70%) AngularJS
13 10 (8.70%) Node.js
14 9 (7.83%) Web Services
15 8 (6.96%) .NET
16 7 (6.09%) Middleware
16 7 (6.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) NHS
1 12 (10.43%) User Experience
2 8 (6.96%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.22%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.22%) Social Media
4 5 (4.35%) Tandem
5 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.61%) RIA
7 2 (1.74%) Clustering
7 2 (1.74%) Derivative
7 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.74%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (47.83%) Linux
2 7 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.48%) Unix
4 3 (2.61%) Android
4 3 (2.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (73.04%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.52%) TDD
3 37 (32.17%) Scrum
4 34 (29.57%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (23.48%) Configuration Management
6 24 (20.87%) Automated Testing
6 24 (20.87%) BDD
7 23 (20.00%) Kanban
8 22 (19.13%) Microservices
9 20 (17.39%) DevOps
10 17 (14.78%) MVC
11 15 (13.04%) Mentoring
12 14 (12.17%) User Stories
13 12 (10.43%) High Availability
13 12 (10.43%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (9.57%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (8.70%) UML
15 10 (8.70%) Web Design
16 9 (7.83%) Business Analysis
16 9 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.52%) Java
2 44 (38.26%) Ruby
3 43 (37.39%) Python
4 38 (33.04%) Scala
5 25 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.43%) C#
6 12 (10.43%) PHP
7 7 (6.09%) Go
7 7 (6.09%) SQL
8 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.87%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.87%) C++
10 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) Degree
4 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.87%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (17.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (26.96%) Puppet
2 28 (24.35%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (10.43%) Ansible
4 7 (6.09%) Nagios
4 7 (6.09%) Salt
5 2 (1.74%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.74%) Rancher
6 1 (0.87%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) Google
2 7 (6.09%) Splunk
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.61%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.74%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.87%) Citrix
6 1 (0.87%) HP
6 1 (0.87%) VMware
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £428 per day
Posted: 3 days ago