Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 74 52
Rank change year-on-year -10 -22 0
Contract jobs citing Open Source 90 149 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.23% 2.97% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 3.37% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 92 131
Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £310 £351 £344
90th Percentile £550 £586 £645
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £18.99 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.36% -45.76% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -5.56%

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 3,468 4,420 3,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 85.80% 87.96% 86.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,282 2,962 2,363
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £281 £263
90th Percentile £569 £550 £545
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 118 93
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.61 £17.41 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +22.61% -2.91%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £8.88
90th Percentile £35.75 £41.76 £33.83
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £23.14
% change year-on-year +21.95% -11.41% -1.53%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
South Yorkshire +18 53 £495 +10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -40 34 £500 +9.89% 19
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 59 (65.56%) DevOps
2 53 (58.89%) Python
3 46 (51.11%) Jenkins
4 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (40.00%) AWS
6 34 (37.78%) Configuration Management
7 33 (36.67%) Linux
7 33 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (35.56%) Docker
9 29 (32.22%) Puppet
10 26 (28.89%) Windows
11 23 (25.56%) MongoDB
11 23 (25.56%) Ansible
12 22 (24.44%) GCP
12 22 (24.44%) Java
12 22 (24.44%) HTTP
13 21 (23.33%) TCP/IP
13 21 (23.33%) SSL
13 21 (23.33%) GitHub
13 21 (23.33%) Git (software)
13 21 (23.33%) Test Automation
14 20 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (21.11%) MySQL
16 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
16 17 (18.89%) Finance
16 17 (18.89%) Analytics
16 17 (18.89%) JIRA
17 16 (17.78%) Blog
17 16 (17.78%) Web Services
17 16 (17.78%) Windows Server

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 10 (11.11%) IIS
2 4 (4.44%) Drupal
3 3 (3.33%) Apache
3 3 (3.33%) CMS
3 3 (3.33%) nginx
3 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.22%) Confluence
4 2 (2.22%) Jetty
4 2 (2.22%) Mongrel
4 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.11%) JBoss
5 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (40.00%) AWS
2 22 (24.44%) GCP
3 21 (23.33%) GitHub
4 8 (8.89%) Azure
5 3 (3.33%) Google App Engine
5 3 (3.33%) Heroku
6 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.22%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.22%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.11%) Apigee
7 1 (1.11%) IaaS
7 1 (1.11%) Route 53
7 1 (1.11%) Slack
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.44%) HTTP
2 21 (23.33%) SSL
2 21 (23.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.78%) DHCP
3 7 (7.78%) DNS
3 7 (7.78%) FTP
3 7 (7.78%) IPsec
4 5 (5.56%) NAS
4 5 (5.56%) SAN
5 3 (3.33%) Internet
6 2 (2.22%) BGP
6 2 (2.22%) Firewall
6 2 (2.22%) LAN
6 2 (2.22%) MPLS
6 2 (2.22%) Network Security
6 2 (2.22%) SNMP
6 2 (2.22%) VoIP
6 2 (2.22%) VPN
6 2 (2.22%) WAN
6 2 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) MongoDB
2 19 (21.11%) MySQL
3 14 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.67%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.33%) DB2
8 2 (2.22%) Riak
9 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.11%) Big Data
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 46 (51.11%) Jenkins
2 21 (23.33%) Git (software)
3 17 (18.89%) JIRA
4 12 (13.33%) Subversion
5 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio Code
6 8 (8.89%) Travis CI
6 8 (8.89%) Visual Studio
7 7 (7.78%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (7.78%) Selenium
8 6 (6.67%) MSTest
9 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.44%) GitLab
10 3 (3.33%) Gatling
10 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.33%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.22%) JUnit
11 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Public Sector
3 7 (7.78%) Publishing
4 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.22%) Law
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Developer
2 25 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Python Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Consultant
5 5 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (4.44%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (3.33%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (3.33%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.33%) WebOps Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (2.22%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (2.22%) Senior WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) Web Services
2 15 (16.67%) Anaconda
3 14 (15.56%) Node.js
4 13 (14.44%) RESTful
5 10 (11.11%) CSS
5 10 (11.11%) HTML
5 10 (11.11%) Swagger
6 8 (8.89%) React
7 7 (7.78%) .NET
7 7 (7.78%) Sass
8 6 (6.67%) Redux
9 5 (5.56%) GraphQL
9 5 (5.56%) JSON
10 4 (4.44%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.33%) Angular 2
11 3 (3.33%) Express
11 3 (3.33%) J2EE
11 3 (3.33%) Play Framework
11 3 (3.33%) REST
11 3 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Blog
2 7 (7.78%) Clustering
2 7 (7.78%) Replication
3 4 (4.44%) NHS
3 4 (4.44%) User Experience
4 3 (3.33%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.11%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.67%) Linux
2 26 (28.89%) Windows
3 16 (17.78%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.78%) Unix
5 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.22%) Mesosphere
7 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.11%) CentOS
8 1 (1.11%) Solaris
8 1 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (65.56%) DevOps
2 41 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (37.78%) Configuration Management
4 33 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (23.33%) Test Automation
6 17 (18.89%) Analytics
7 16 (17.78%) Prototyping
8 15 (16.67%) Data Science
8 15 (16.67%) Machine Learning
9 12 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (13.33%) Microservices
10 11 (12.22%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
10 11 (12.22%) Web Development
11 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.89%) Pair Programming
12 8 (8.89%) TDD
13 7 (7.78%) Data Management
13 7 (7.78%) High Availability
13 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.89%) Python
2 22 (24.44%) Java
3 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.67%) Ruby
5 14 (15.56%) SQL
6 13 (14.44%) PowerShell
7 10 (11.11%) R
8 9 (10.00%) Perl
9 8 (8.89%) C#
10 5 (5.56%) Scala
10 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.56%) VB
11 4 (4.44%) PHP
12 3 (3.33%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.22%) Go
14 1 (1.11%) ES6
14 1 (1.11%) ES7
14 1 (1.11%) Groovy
14 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (6.67%) Degree
3 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) WCAG
2 3 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.22%) GDPR
3 2 (2.22%) SLA
4 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 32 (35.56%) Docker
2 7 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.22%) iptables
4 2 (2.22%) Xen
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 29 (32.22%) Puppet
2 23 (25.56%) Ansible
3 20 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (13.33%) Salt
5 8 (8.89%) Kubernetes
6 6 (6.67%) Grafana
6 6 (6.67%) SCCM
7 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (4.44%) Rancher
8 3 (3.33%) Prometheus
8 3 (3.33%) Terraform
9 2 (2.22%) Automic
9 2 (2.22%) Consul
9 2 (2.22%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.22%) Kibana
9 2 (2.22%) Nagios
9 2 (2.22%) SCOM
9 2 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) Google
3 7 (7.78%) Citrix
3 7 (7.78%) VMware
4 6 (6.67%) Splunk
5 5 (5.56%) EMC
5 5 (5.56%) HP
5 5 (5.56%) IBM
5 5 (5.56%) MuleSoft
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle
7 2 (2.22%) Adobe
7 2 (2.22%) BMC
7 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.22%) Cisco
7 2 (2.22%) F5
7 2 (2.22%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.22%) Juniper
7 2 (2.22%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.22%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds