Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 January 2019 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 55 61
Rank change year-on-year -36 +6 -5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 114 153 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.35% 3.46% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 4.09% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 148 114
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +18.75%
10th Percentile £388 £385 £333
90th Percentile £650 £645 £675
England median daily rate £525 £503 £475
% change year-on-year +4.48% +5.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% -3.33% -4.26%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,213 3,743 4,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.97% 84.70% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,833 2,455 2,733
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £261 £256
90th Percentile £561 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 102 136
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.13 £17.50 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +17.73% -0.90%
10th Percentile £10.52 £10.50 £10.59
90th Percentile £43.25 £41.45 £33.13
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £23.72
% change year-on-year +0.53% -1.43% +5.40%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Yorkshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Yorkshire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Yorkshire

Open Source
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Open Source in Yorkshire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
West Yorkshire -43 70 £500 +3.09% 9
South Yorkshire -6 34 £525 -13.93% 17
North Yorkshire -2 6 £431 +9.87% 3
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 61 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 56 (49.12%) DevOps
4 51 (44.74%) Java
5 48 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
6 45 (39.47%) Linux
7 44 (38.60%) Configuration Management
8 40 (35.09%) Microservices
9 39 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (31.58%) Test Automation
10 36 (31.58%) TCP/IP
11 32 (28.07%) JavaScript
12 31 (27.19%) DNS
12 31 (27.19%) JIRA
13 30 (26.32%) Puppet
13 30 (26.32%) MongoDB
13 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
14 29 (25.44%) HTTP
15 27 (23.68%) Python
16 26 (22.81%) Node.js
16 26 (22.81%) Amazon EC2
17 23 (20.18%) SSL
17 23 (20.18%) TDD
18 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
19 21 (18.42%) Bash Shell
19 21 (18.42%) Confluence
19 21 (18.42%) NoSQL
19 21 (18.42%) .NET
19 21 (18.42%) CSS
20 20 (17.54%) MySQL

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 21 (18.42%) Confluence
2 13 (11.40%) Apache
2 13 (11.40%) nginx
3 9 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.14%) IIS
4 7 (6.14%) Jetty
4 7 (6.14%) Mongrel
4 7 (6.14%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.14%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.39%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.88%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 48 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (22.81%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (14.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (14.91%) Route 53
3 17 (14.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 16 (14.04%) Amazon S3
5 15 (13.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (11.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 13 (11.40%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (11.40%) SaaS
6 13 (11.40%) Serverless
7 12 (10.53%) Amazon SQS
7 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (9.65%) IaaS
8 11 (9.65%) PaaS
9 9 (7.89%) Google App Engine
10 7 (6.14%) Slack
11 6 (5.26%) GitHub
11 6 (5.26%) Google Analytics
12 4 (3.51%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 36 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 31 (27.19%) DNS
3 29 (25.44%) HTTP
4 23 (20.18%) SSL
5 18 (15.79%) DHCP
5 18 (15.79%) FTP
5 18 (15.79%) IPsec
6 13 (11.40%) Firewall
6 13 (11.40%) ICMP
6 13 (11.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 21 (18.42%) NoSQL
3 20 (17.54%) MySQL
4 13 (11.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (11.40%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 10 (8.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (8.77%) RDBMS
7 9 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (6.14%) Hadoop
8 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
9 6 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.39%) Apache Hive
10 5 (4.39%) Big Data
11 4 (3.51%) CouchDB
11 4 (3.51%) GIS
11 4 (3.51%) Redis
11 4 (3.51%) Riak
11 4 (3.51%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 57 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 31 (27.19%) JIRA
3 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
4 19 (16.67%) GitLab
5 18 (15.79%) Travis CI
6 13 (11.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (8.77%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.26%) Mercurial
8 6 (5.26%) SonarQube
8 6 (5.26%) Subversion
9 5 (4.39%) JUnit
10 4 (3.51%) Artifactory
10 4 (3.51%) Selenium
10 4 (3.51%) Spock
11 3 (2.63%) Gatling
11 3 (2.63%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.75%) Ant
12 2 (1.75%) ERwin
12 2 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 4 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Games
2 2 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (39.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (28.95%) Developer
3 15 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.65%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (9.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Python Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Architect
8 6 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) Head of Development
10 4 (3.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Product Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Senior DevOps
11 3 (2.63%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.81%) Node.js
2 21 (18.42%) .NET
2 21 (18.42%) CSS
3 19 (16.67%) HTML
4 12 (10.53%) RESTful
5 11 (9.65%) React
6 9 (7.89%) AngularJS
6 9 (7.89%) J2EE
6 9 (7.89%) Servlets
6 9 (7.89%) Spring
7 8 (7.02%) Anaconda
7 8 (7.02%) CSS3
7 8 (7.02%) HTML5
7 8 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (7.02%) Spring Boot
8 6 (5.26%) Play Framework
8 6 (5.26%) XML
9 5 (4.39%) jQuery
9 5 (4.39%) Kafka
9 5 (4.39%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Public Cloud
2 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.51%) NHS
4 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.47%) Linux
2 12 (10.53%) Unix
3 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.51%) CentOS
4 4 (3.51%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.51%) Windows
5 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (49.12%) DevOps
3 44 (38.60%) Configuration Management
4 40 (35.09%) Microservices
5 39 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (31.58%) Test Automation
7 23 (20.18%) TDD
8 20 (17.54%) Mentoring
8 20 (17.54%) Software Engineering
9 19 (16.67%) Software Delivery
10 17 (14.91%) Coaching
11 16 (14.04%) Analytics
12 15 (13.16%) Pair Programming
13 13 (11.40%) Auto-Scaling
13 13 (11.40%) Load Balancing
13 13 (11.40%) Systems Engineering
14 12 (10.53%) BDD
14 12 (10.53%) Web Development
15 10 (8.77%) OOP
15 10 (8.77%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 51 (44.74%) Java
2 32 (28.07%) JavaScript
3 27 (23.68%) Python
4 21 (18.42%) Bash Shell
5 13 (11.40%) SQL
6 12 (10.53%) C#
7 8 (7.02%) R
7 8 (7.02%) Scala
8 7 (6.14%) Java 8
8 7 (6.14%) Ruby
9 6 (5.26%) ES6
10 4 (3.51%) Groovy
11 3 (2.63%) C
11 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.75%) Clojure
12 2 (1.75%) Haskell
12 2 (1.75%) Perl
13 1 (0.88%) Go
13 1 (0.88%) PHP
13 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.40%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.51%) ISEB
4 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (17.54%) Docker
2 12 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.02%) Xen
4 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (26.32%) Puppet
2 18 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (8.77%) Terraform
4 8 (7.02%) Grafana
5 7 (6.14%) Ansible
6 5 (4.39%) Prometheus
7 4 (3.51%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.51%) Packer
7 4 (3.51%) Rancher
8 2 (1.75%) Graylog
8 2 (1.75%) Kibana
9 1 (0.88%) Salt
9 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.16%) Google
3 9 (7.89%) VMware
4 5 (4.39%) Tableau
5 4 (3.51%) Black Duck
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle
5 4 (3.51%) SAP
6 3 (2.63%) Adobe
7 2 (1.75%) CA
7 2 (1.75%) Informatica
7 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.88%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.88%) MapR
8 1 (0.88%) PagerDuty
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.88%) Teradata
8 1 (0.88%) Workday