The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for OpenStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 29 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.

OpenStack
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 93 84
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9  
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 3 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.22% 1.18% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.38% 6.35% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £329
% change year-on-year +5.88% +29.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OpenStack is in the application platform 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 application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 217 362 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 16.16% 18.56% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 230 220
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £508 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £9.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.36 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £21.30 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing OpenStack as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in West Yorkshire

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in West Yorkshire

OpenStack
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 OpenStack within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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 -4 3 £450 +5.88% 3
OpenStack
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack 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 OpenStack.

1 10 (100.00%) Python
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
1 10 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) Ansible
4 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (60.00%) Docker
5 6 (60.00%) Splunk
5 6 (60.00%) Rackspace
5 6 (60.00%) VMware
5 6 (60.00%) Maven
5 6 (60.00%) Ruby
5 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (60.00%) Oracle
6 5 (50.00%) CSS
6 5 (50.00%) HTML
6 5 (50.00%) Java
6 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (50.00%) PHP
6 5 (50.00%) Apache
6 5 (50.00%) HTTP
6 5 (50.00%) DNS
6 5 (50.00%) Nagios
6 5 (50.00%) LAMP
6 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (50.00%) Scrum
6 5 (50.00%) ZABBIX

OpenStack
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 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (30.00%) CloudStack
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (50.00%) IaaS
2 5 (50.00%) Loggly
2 5 (50.00%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) HTTP
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (50.00%) HBase
1 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
1 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (50.00%) Redis
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) Riak
3 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 5 (50.00%) Grunt
3 5 (50.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Lead DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) CSS3
1 5 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) HTML5
1 5 (50.00%) jQuery
1 5 (50.00%) LAMP
1 5 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) CoreOS
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) VMS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) DSDM
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) C++
7 1 (10.00%) Go
7 1 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) Scala
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
2 5 (50.00%) HDFS
2 5 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Xen
3 3 (30.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (70.00%) Ansible
3 5 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (50.00%) Nagios
3 5 (50.00%) Salt
3 5 (50.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (20.00%) Cobbler
5 1 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Rackspace
1 6 (60.00%) Splunk
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Google
2 5 (50.00%) New Relic
2 5 (50.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat