Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 65 64
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1 +75
Contract jobs citing Open Source 166 179 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.76% 3.30% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 3.93% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 126 194
Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +35.71% -14.11%
10th Percentile £382 £319 £263
90th Percentile £645 £565 £563
England median daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year -20.45% -1.12% +4.71%

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 3694 4558 5182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.61% 84.05% 83.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2965 3551
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £262
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 133 180
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% -
10th Percentile £9.92 £11.01 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £36.60 £34.08
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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
West Yorkshire -3 133 £480 +1.05% 20
South Yorkshire +32 28 £610 +28.42% 7
North Yorkshire +12 5 £400 -11.11% 3
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 129 (77.71%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (56.63%) Java
3 74 (44.58%) Git (software)
4 71 (42.77%) Linux
5 61 (36.75%) Scrum
6 60 (36.14%) TDD
7 59 (35.54%) Test Automation
8 52 (31.33%) JIRA
9 50 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (30.12%) Scala
10 49 (29.52%) JavaScript
10 49 (29.52%) Jenkins
11 47 (28.31%) REST
11 47 (28.31%) Python
12 46 (27.71%) MongoDB
13 44 (26.51%) BDD
14 42 (25.30%) Software Engineering
14 42 (25.30%) SQL
15 41 (24.70%) Microservices
16 40 (24.10%) Confluence
17 39 (23.49%) NoSQL
18 37 (22.29%) JUnit
19 35 (21.08%) DevOps
20 34 (20.48%) Big Data
20 34 (20.48%) Ruby
21 33 (19.88%) CSS
21 33 (19.88%) PostgreSQL
21 33 (19.88%) Cucumber
21 33 (19.88%) Node.js
22 32 (19.28%) Play Framework

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 40 (24.10%) Confluence
2 19 (11.45%) Apache Spark
3 13 (7.83%) OpenStack
4 10 (6.02%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (3.61%) SAS
6 5 (3.01%) JBoss
6 5 (3.01%) nginx
7 4 (2.41%) Apache
7 4 (2.41%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.60%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.86%) GitHub
2 21 (12.65%) Slack
3 8 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.82%) PaaS
4 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.81%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.81%) SaaS
6 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.20%) Heroku
6 2 (1.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.60%) npm
7 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.43%) HTTP
2 9 (5.42%) LAN
2 9 (5.42%) VPN
2 9 (5.42%) WAN
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.71%) MongoDB
2 39 (23.49%) NoSQL
3 34 (20.48%) Big Data
4 33 (19.88%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (16.87%) MySQL
6 26 (15.66%) Apache Hive
6 26 (15.66%) Hadoop
7 24 (14.46%) HBase
8 20 (12.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (11.45%) Impala
9 19 (11.45%) Sqoop
10 15 (9.04%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (3.61%) Data Lake
11 6 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (3.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (3.61%) Pentaho
12 5 (3.01%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 74 (44.58%) Git (software)
2 52 (31.33%) JIRA
3 49 (29.52%) Jenkins
4 37 (22.29%) JUnit
5 33 (19.88%) Cucumber
6 18 (10.84%) Jasmine
7 14 (8.43%) Subversion
8 11 (6.63%) Selenium
9 10 (6.02%) IntelliJ
9 10 (6.02%) WebDriver
10 8 (4.82%) Gradle
10 8 (4.82%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (4.22%) Android Studio
12 6 (3.61%) ERwin
13 5 (3.01%) Maven
13 5 (3.01%) Mockito
14 4 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (2.41%) Calabash
14 4 (2.41%) Capybara
14 4 (2.41%) jMock
General
1 14 (8.43%) Finance
2 5 (3.01%) Banking
3 4 (2.41%) Electronics
3 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.41%) Marketing
3 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.20%) Local Government
4 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (38.55%) Developer
2 30 (18.07%) Scala Developer
3 25 (15.06%) Architect
4 23 (13.86%) Java Developer
5 19 (11.45%) Software Engineer
6 18 (10.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (8.43%) Analyst
8 13 (7.83%) Tester
9 12 (7.23%) Java Engineer
9 12 (7.23%) Java Software Engineer
9 12 (7.23%) Technical Architect
10 10 (6.02%) Agile Developer
10 10 (6.02%) Automation Tester
11 9 (5.42%) Agile Java Developer
11 9 (5.42%) Business Analyst
11 9 (5.42%) Digital Analyst
11 9 (5.42%) Digital Business Analyst
12 7 (4.22%) Android Developer
12 7 (4.22%) Data Architect
12 7 (4.22%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.31%) REST
2 33 (19.88%) CSS
2 33 (19.88%) Node.js
3 32 (19.28%) Play Framework
4 29 (17.47%) RESTful
5 28 (16.87%) HTML
5 28 (16.87%) JSON
5 28 (16.87%) Spring
6 22 (13.25%) Kafka
7 18 (10.84%) Spark Streaming
7 18 (10.84%) Web Services
8 16 (9.64%) HTML5
9 15 (9.04%) Ajax
9 15 (9.04%) CSS3
9 15 (9.04%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (8.43%) Django
10 14 (8.43%) Guice
10 14 (8.43%) Spring MVC
11 12 (7.23%) XML
12 11 (6.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.43%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.02%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.02%) User Experience
3 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.20%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) NHS
8 1 (0.60%) Replication
8 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 71 (42.77%) Linux
2 24 (14.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (11.45%) Unix
4 10 (6.02%) Mac OS X
5 8 (4.82%) Android
6 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.81%) CentOS
6 3 (1.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (77.71%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.75%) Scrum
3 60 (36.14%) TDD
4 59 (35.54%) Test Automation
5 50 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (26.51%) BDD
7 42 (25.30%) Software Engineering
8 41 (24.70%) Microservices
9 35 (21.08%) DevOps
10 32 (19.28%) SFIA
11 30 (18.07%) Mentoring
12 27 (16.27%) Configuration Management
13 19 (11.45%) ETL
13 19 (11.45%) MapReduce
13 19 (11.45%) MVC
14 18 (10.84%) Analytics
14 18 (10.84%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (10.24%) Coaching
16 16 (9.64%) Integration Testing
16 16 (9.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 94 (56.63%) Java
2 50 (30.12%) Scala
3 49 (29.52%) JavaScript
4 47 (28.31%) Python
5 42 (25.30%) SQL
6 34 (20.48%) Ruby
7 26 (15.66%) Shell Script
8 11 (6.63%) C#
9 7 (4.22%) Kotlin
10 4 (2.41%) Groovy
11 2 (1.20%) Elixir
11 2 (1.20%) PHP
12 1 (0.60%) C++
12 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.24%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.22%) Degree
5 4 (2.41%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.81%) CCDP
6 3 (1.81%) CCNP
6 3 (1.81%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.81%) CISM
6 3 (1.81%) CISSP
7 2 (1.20%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CCIE
8 1 (0.60%) MCSA
8 1 (0.60%) MCSE
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) QA
2 7 (4.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.20%) HL7
4 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (12.05%) Apache Flume
2 19 (11.45%) Docker
3 4 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (13.25%) Puppet
2 20 (12.05%) Ansible
3 13 (7.83%) Prometheus
4 6 (3.61%) Terraform
5 4 (2.41%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.41%) Nagios
5 4 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.81%) Icinga
6 3 (1.81%) Packer
6 3 (1.81%) Rancher
7 1 (0.60%) Grafana
7 1 (0.60%) Graylog
7 1 (0.60%) Kibana
7 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (12.65%) Red Hat
2 17 (10.24%) Google
3 14 (8.43%) Informatica
4 10 (6.02%) Oracle
5 8 (4.82%) Talend
6 6 (3.61%) CA
6 6 (3.61%) Tableau
7 4 (2.41%) Cisco
7 4 (2.41%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.41%) SAP
7 4 (2.41%) VMware
8 3 (1.81%) Splunk
9 2 (1.20%) F5
9 2 (1.20%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.60%) Elastic Path
10 1 (0.60%) IBM
10 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.60%) TIBCO