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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 40 69
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 67 98 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.68% 4.76% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.38% 5.43% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 70 49
Median daily rate £430 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £396 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £31.22 £40.00
% change year-on-year +52.13% -21.94%  

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 1246 1806 1816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.95% 87.76% 86.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1250 1288
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 35
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -55.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 -13 50 £425 -15.00% 15
Halifax - 4 £345 -
Bradford +6 3 £480 +4.34%
Open Source
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 98 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (58.73%) Java
3 62 (49.21%) JIRA
4 61 (48.41%) Linux
5 58 (46.03%) Jenkins
6 56 (44.44%) HTML
7 54 (42.86%) Python
8 52 (41.27%) Test Automation
9 51 (40.48%) REST
9 51 (40.48%) Ruby
10 48 (38.10%) Scrum
11 47 (37.30%) TDD
11 47 (37.30%) JSON
12 45 (35.71%) Spring
13 44 (34.92%) HTML5
14 43 (34.13%) Confluence
14 43 (34.13%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (34.13%) CSS
15 41 (32.54%) Scala
16 40 (31.75%) Git (software)
16 40 (31.75%) MongoDB
17 39 (30.95%) RESTful
17 39 (30.95%) Configuration Management
18 38 (30.16%) Play Framework
19 37 (29.37%) JUnit
19 37 (29.37%) Django
20 36 (28.57%) MySQL
21 33 (26.19%) NoSQL
21 33 (26.19%) CSS3
22 31 (24.60%) Ruby on Rails

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 43 (34.13%) Confluence
2 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.38%) nginx
3 3 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (1.59%) WordPress
5 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.79%) SAS
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.79%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.32%) Slack
2 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.17%) SaaS
4 3 (2.38%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.59%) GitHub
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.79%) IaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (24.60%) HTTP
2 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.97%) Firewall
4 3 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.75%) MongoDB
2 36 (28.57%) MySQL
3 33 (26.19%) NoSQL
4 27 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (20.63%) Relational Database
6 18 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (5.56%) CouchDB
8 4 (3.17%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.38%) Big Data
9 3 (2.38%) MariaDB
9 3 (2.38%) Riak
10 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 62 (49.21%) JIRA
2 58 (46.03%) Jenkins
3 40 (31.75%) Git (software)
4 37 (29.37%) JUnit
5 24 (19.05%) Subversion
6 23 (18.25%) Cucumber
7 11 (8.73%) Selenium
8 9 (7.14%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.17%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.38%) Hudson
10 3 (2.38%) jMock
10 3 (2.38%) Mockito
10 3 (2.38%) NetBeans
11 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.59%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.59%) JMeter
11 2 (1.59%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (7.14%) Retail
2 5 (3.97%) Finance
3 2 (1.59%) Banking
3 2 (1.59%) Games
3 2 (1.59%) Marketing
3 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (47.62%) Developer
2 26 (20.63%) Architect
2 26 (20.63%) Java Developer
3 20 (15.87%) Scala Developer
4 19 (15.08%) Technical Architect
5 15 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Java Scala Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Java Architect
8 8 (6.35%) Analyst
8 8 (6.35%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) Java Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
9 7 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Tester
9 7 (5.56%) WebOps Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Digital Business Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (44.44%) HTML
2 51 (40.48%) REST
3 47 (37.30%) JSON
4 45 (35.71%) Spring
5 44 (34.92%) HTML5
6 43 (34.13%) CSS
7 39 (30.95%) RESTful
8 38 (30.16%) Play Framework
9 37 (29.37%) Django
10 33 (26.19%) CSS3
11 31 (24.60%) Ajax
11 31 (24.60%) Ruby on Rails
12 24 (19.05%) Guice
12 24 (19.05%) Spring MVC
13 17 (13.49%) Node.js
14 15 (11.90%) Web Services
15 11 (8.73%) Hibernate
16 8 (6.35%) J2EE
17 7 (5.56%) Grails
17 7 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
1 14 (11.11%) User Experience
2 6 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.97%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.38%) NHS
5 3 (2.38%) RIA
6 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.59%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (48.41%) Linux
2 16 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.97%) Android
3 5 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.38%) Unix
5 2 (1.59%) Windows
6 1 (0.79%) CentOS
6 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (41.27%) Test Automation
3 48 (38.10%) Scrum
4 47 (37.30%) TDD
5 43 (34.13%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (30.95%) Configuration Management
7 28 (22.22%) BDD
8 26 (20.63%) MVC
9 23 (18.25%) Microservices
9 23 (18.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (17.46%) OWASP
10 22 (17.46%) Web Design
11 17 (13.49%) DevOps
11 17 (13.49%) Kanban
12 16 (12.70%) High Availability
13 15 (11.90%) User Stories
14 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
15 12 (9.52%) Mentoring
16 11 (8.73%) SDLC
17 10 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 74 (58.73%) Java
2 54 (42.86%) Python
3 51 (40.48%) Ruby
4 41 (32.54%) Scala
5 24 (19.05%) C#
5 24 (19.05%) SQL
6 22 (17.46%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.56%) Go
7 7 (5.56%) Groovy
7 7 (5.56%) Perl
8 5 (3.97%) PHP
9 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.79%) C++
10 1 (0.79%) Clojure
10 1 (0.79%) Erlang
10 1 (0.79%) Haskell
10 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.17%) Sun Certification
2 3 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.59%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.59%) ISEB
3 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) CCDP
4 1 (0.79%) CCNP
4 1 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) CISM
4 1 (0.79%) CISSP
4 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Degree
4 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.70%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (10.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (17.46%) Puppet
2 17 (13.49%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.14%) Ansible
4 8 (6.35%) Salt
5 3 (2.38%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.38%) Rancher
5 3 (2.38%) Terraform
6 1 (0.79%) Icinga
6 1 (0.79%) Nagios
6 1 (0.79%) Packer
6 1 (0.79%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (23.02%) Google
2 12 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.17%) Sun
4 3 (2.38%) IBM
5 2 (1.59%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle
6 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.79%) Splunk
6 1 (0.79%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £630 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £690 per day
Posted: 6 days ago