Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Xen skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Xen over the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Xen Project
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 172 163
Rank change year-on-year +24 -9 -22
Contract jobs citing Xen 5 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.56% 2.47% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 21
West Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £498 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% +73.04% -20.69%
10th Percentile £400 £356 £263
90th Percentile £543 £550 £300
Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £513 £288
% change year-on-year +4.39% +78.26% -20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Xen is in the system software 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 system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 320 446 410
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 11.18% 10.90% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 273 231
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +23.08% +10.17%
10th Percentile £263 £209 £190
90th Percentile £551 £513 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £310
% change year-on-year -0.06% +29.11% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 47
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% - -4.00%
10th Percentile £9.64 £8.50 £8.94
90th Percentile £20.15 £17.80 £27.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -10.11%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Xen in West Yorkshire

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in West Yorkshire

Xen
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 Xen within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 28 July 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 +14 5 £535 +7.54%
Xen
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Xen 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 Xen.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (60.00%) CloudStack
2 3 (60.00%) Cobbler
2 3 (60.00%) EnterpriseDB
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) RUP
2 3 (60.00%) DSDM
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering

Xen
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 3 (60.00%) CloudStack
1 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) DSDM
2 3 (60.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
1 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Cobbler
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (40.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle