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 3 months to 28 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 44 87
Rank change year-on-year -1 +43  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 89 116 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.36% 4.14% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 4.80% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 85 52
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 £400 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £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 £29.97 £42.50
% change year-on-year +58.47% -29.47%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1721 2417 2445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.32% 86.29% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1668 1708
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 53
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.39 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +6 74 £430 -14.00% 17
South Yorkshire +5 7 £425 -15.00%
North Yorkshire +3 1 - - 3
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 125 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (58.18%) Java
3 72 (43.64%) Linux
4 63 (38.18%) HTML
4 63 (38.18%) JIRA
5 61 (36.97%) Python
5 61 (36.97%) Jenkins
6 57 (34.55%) Ruby
6 57 (34.55%) Test Automation
7 56 (33.94%) Scrum
8 55 (33.33%) REST
9 53 (32.12%) TDD
10 52 (31.52%) JSON
10 52 (31.52%) Git (software)
11 51 (30.91%) CSS
12 49 (29.70%) Spring
12 49 (29.70%) Scala
13 46 (27.88%) HTML5
13 46 (27.88%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (27.27%) MongoDB
15 44 (26.67%) Confluence
15 44 (26.67%) RESTful
16 43 (26.06%) Configuration Management
17 41 (24.85%) MySQL
18 40 (24.24%) JUnit
19 39 (23.64%) NoSQL
20 38 (23.03%) Play Framework
21 36 (21.82%) Django
22 35 (21.21%) HTTP
22 35 (21.21%) CSS3

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 44 (26.67%) Confluence
2 5 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.42%) nginx
3 4 (2.42%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.82%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (1.82%) WordPress
5 2 (1.21%) SAS
5 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.61%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.88%) Slack
2 6 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.42%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.42%) SaaS
4 2 (1.21%) GitHub
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (21.21%) HTTP
2 10 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.85%) Internet
4 5 (3.03%) Firewall
5 3 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 41 (24.85%) MySQL
3 39 (23.64%) NoSQL
4 32 (19.39%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 19 (11.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.24%) CouchDB
8 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
9 5 (3.03%) Big Data
10 4 (2.42%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.82%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.82%) Riak
12 2 (1.21%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.61%) IBM BigInsights
13 1 (0.61%) Impala
13 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 63 (38.18%) JIRA
2 61 (36.97%) Jenkins
3 52 (31.52%) Git (software)
4 40 (24.24%) JUnit
5 28 (16.97%) Subversion
6 23 (13.94%) Cucumber
7 12 (7.27%) Selenium
8 10 (6.06%) Jasmine
9 5 (3.03%) Mockito
10 4 (2.42%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.42%) jMock
11 3 (1.82%) Hudson
11 3 (1.82%) JMeter
11 3 (1.82%) NetBeans
12 2 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.21%) GitLab
12 2 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (1.21%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.21%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.21%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (5.45%) Retail
2 7 (4.24%) Finance
3 4 (2.42%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.21%) Games
5 2 (1.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (45.45%) Developer
2 39 (23.64%) Architect
3 30 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 24 (14.55%) Scala Developer
4 24 (14.55%) Technical Architect
5 18 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.67%) Java Scala Developer
7 10 (6.06%) Analyst
8 9 (5.45%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.45%) Java Architect
9 8 (4.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (4.85%) Java Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.85%) Tester
9 8 (4.85%) WebOps Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Digital Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Digital Business Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Java Technical Architect
10 7 (4.24%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (38.18%) HTML
2 55 (33.33%) REST
3 52 (31.52%) JSON
4 51 (30.91%) CSS
5 49 (29.70%) Spring
6 46 (27.88%) HTML5
7 44 (26.67%) RESTful
8 38 (23.03%) Play Framework
9 36 (21.82%) Django
10 35 (21.21%) CSS3
11 31 (18.79%) Ajax
11 31 (18.79%) Ruby on Rails
12 24 (14.55%) Guice
12 24 (14.55%) Spring MVC
13 23 (13.94%) Web Services
14 20 (12.12%) Node.js
15 14 (8.48%) J2EE
16 12 (7.27%) Hibernate
17 8 (4.85%) SOAP
17 8 (4.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (9.70%) User Experience
3 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.24%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.64%) Social Media
6 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.42%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.82%) RIA
9 2 (1.21%) Clustering
9 2 (1.21%) NHS
10 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 72 (43.64%) Linux
2 17 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (7.27%) Unix
4 8 (4.85%) Windows
5 6 (3.64%) Android
6 5 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.21%) CentOS
8 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (34.55%) Test Automation
3 56 (33.94%) Scrum
4 53 (32.12%) TDD
5 46 (27.88%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (26.06%) Configuration Management
7 31 (18.79%) Microservices
8 30 (18.18%) BDD
9 26 (15.76%) MVC
9 26 (15.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 26 (15.76%) Web Design
10 23 (13.94%) Kanban
10 23 (13.94%) OWASP
11 20 (12.12%) DevOps
12 19 (11.52%) SDLC
13 17 (10.30%) Mentoring
14 16 (9.70%) High Availability
14 16 (9.70%) User Stories
15 15 (9.09%) Software Engineering
16 12 (7.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (58.18%) Java
2 61 (36.97%) Python
3 57 (34.55%) Ruby
4 49 (29.70%) Scala
5 27 (16.36%) JavaScript
5 27 (16.36%) SQL
6 25 (15.15%) C#
7 8 (4.85%) Groovy
8 7 (4.24%) Go
8 7 (4.24%) Perl
8 7 (4.24%) PHP
9 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.61%) Elixir
11 1 (0.61%) Erlang
11 1 (0.61%) Haskell
11 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.03%) Degree
1 5 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.42%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.21%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.21%) ISEB
4 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) CCDP
5 1 (0.61%) CCNP
5 1 (0.61%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.61%) CISM
5 1 (0.61%) CISSP
5 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) HNC
5 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.52%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (11.52%) Docker
2 2 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (16.97%) Puppet
2 21 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (7.27%) Salt
4 10 (6.06%) Ansible
5 4 (2.42%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.42%) Rancher
5 4 (2.42%) Terraform
6 2 (1.21%) Icinga
6 2 (1.21%) Nagios
6 2 (1.21%) Packer
6 2 (1.21%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 31 (18.79%) Google
2 13 (7.88%) Red Hat
3 8 (4.85%) Oracle
4 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.42%) Sun
6 3 (1.82%) Adobe
6 3 (1.82%) BT
6 3 (1.82%) IBM
7 2 (1.21%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.21%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.21%) VMware
8 1 (0.61%) CA
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco
8 1 (0.61%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.61%) Elastic Path
8 1 (0.61%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.61%) Informatica
8 1 (0.61%) Pega
8 1 (0.61%) Splunk
8 1 (0.61%) Tableau
Leeds
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago