Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 46 62
Rank change year-on-year -41 +16 +13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 125 173 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.53% 3.94% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 4.63% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 151 133
Yorkshire median daily rate £489 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% +4.21% +35.71%
10th Percentile £323 £375 £315
90th Percentile £628 £645 £565
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.99 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.76% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% -3.23%

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 4,269 3,736 4,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.49% 85.12% 85.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,877 2,490 3,081
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 102 134
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.58 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.04% -0.77% +1.29%
10th Percentile £11.04 £9.81 £11.02
90th Percentile £42.03 £31.43 £40.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.84
% change year-on-year -4.79% +1.19% +3.80%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 -27 98 £481 +0.79% 20
South Yorkshire -20 17 £550 -9.84% 10
North Yorkshire +1 8 £190 -53.23% 3
Open Source
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 78 (62.40%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (50.40%) Java
3 49 (39.20%) Linux
4 43 (34.40%) JavaScript
5 37 (29.60%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (29.60%) Jenkins
5 37 (29.60%) DevOps
6 35 (28.00%) Configuration Management
7 34 (27.20%) Git (software)
7 34 (27.20%) Microservices
8 33 (26.40%) Test Automation
8 33 (26.40%) CSS
9 28 (22.40%) HTML
9 28 (22.40%) Node.js
10 27 (21.60%) BDD
10 27 (21.60%) Puppet
10 27 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (20.80%) Scala
12 25 (20.00%) JIRA
12 25 (20.00%) Software Delivery
13 24 (19.20%) Amazon EC2
13 24 (19.20%) Python
13 24 (19.20%) TCP/IP
14 23 (18.40%) TDD
14 23 (18.40%) Scrum
15 22 (17.60%) Docker
15 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
15 22 (17.60%) MongoDB
15 22 (17.60%) Confluence
16 20 (16.00%) Mentoring

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 22 (17.60%) Confluence
2 10 (8.00%) nginx
2 10 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.20%) Apache
4 4 (3.20%) IIS
4 4 (3.20%) Jetty
4 4 (3.20%) Mongrel
4 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.20%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.60%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.60%) SAS
6 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.80%) JBoss
6 1 (0.80%) Mule
6 1 (0.80%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 37 (29.60%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (19.20%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (14.40%) Amazon S3
3 18 (14.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 15 (12.00%) Route 53
5 14 (11.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (11.20%) PaaS
6 12 (9.60%) IaaS
6 12 (9.60%) SaaS
7 11 (8.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (8.80%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (8.80%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (8.80%) Serverless
8 10 (8.00%) GitHub
8 10 (8.00%) Slack
9 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (4.80%) Google Analytics
11 5 (4.00%) Google App Engine
11 5 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (3.20%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.20%) TCP/IP
2 19 (15.20%) HTTP
3 16 (12.80%) DNS
4 13 (10.40%) SSL
5 11 (8.80%) Firewall
5 11 (8.80%) ICMP
5 11 (8.80%) VPN
6 5 (4.00%) DHCP
6 5 (4.00%) FTP
6 5 (4.00%) IPsec
7 1 (0.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.60%) MongoDB
2 17 (13.60%) NoSQL
3 15 (12.00%) MySQL
4 14 (11.20%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (8.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 11 (8.80%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (7.20%) Relational Database
7 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
8 7 (5.60%) Apache Hive
8 7 (5.60%) Big Data
9 5 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.40%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (2.40%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.60%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.60%) HBase
11 2 (1.60%) Pentaho
11 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (29.60%) Jenkins
2 34 (27.20%) Git (software)
3 25 (20.00%) JIRA
4 19 (15.20%) Cucumber
5 15 (12.00%) GitLab
6 12 (9.60%) Selenium
7 11 (8.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (7.20%) Mercurial
9 8 (6.40%) Subversion
10 7 (5.60%) Gatling
10 7 (5.60%) IntelliJ
11 6 (4.80%) Ant
11 6 (4.80%) Travis CI
12 5 (4.00%) Artifactory
12 5 (4.00%) SonarQube
13 3 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (1.60%) Appium
14 2 (1.60%) ERwin
14 2 (1.60%) JUnit
General
1 8 (6.40%) Publishing
2 7 (5.60%) Games
2 7 (5.60%) Retail
3 5 (4.00%) Finance
4 4 (3.20%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (36.80%) Developer
2 23 (18.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (15.20%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.00%) Architect
5 12 (9.60%) Scala Developer
6 9 (7.20%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) Consultant
7 8 (6.40%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (6.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.20%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.20%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.40%) CSS
2 28 (22.40%) HTML
2 28 (22.40%) Node.js
3 16 (12.80%) JSON
3 16 (12.80%) XML
4 15 (12.00%) RESTful
5 14 (11.20%) CSS3
5 14 (11.20%) HTML5
6 11 (8.80%) .NET
7 10 (8.00%) Servlets
7 10 (8.00%) Web Services
8 9 (7.20%) AngularJS
8 9 (7.20%) Play Framework
8 9 (7.20%) React
8 9 (7.20%) REST
8 9 (7.20%) Spring
9 7 (5.60%) Gherkin
9 7 (5.60%) Kafka
9 7 (5.60%) SOAP
10 6 (4.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Public Cloud
2 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.20%) NHS
3 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.20%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.20%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.80%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (39.20%) Linux
2 11 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (8.00%) Unix
4 8 (6.40%) Windows
5 7 (5.60%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.00%) CentOS
7 4 (3.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (62.40%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.60%) DevOps
3 35 (28.00%) Configuration Management
4 34 (27.20%) Microservices
5 33 (26.40%) Test Automation
6 27 (21.60%) BDD
6 27 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 23 (18.40%) Scrum
8 23 (18.40%) TDD
9 20 (16.00%) Mentoring
10 17 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (11.20%) Coaching
11 14 (11.20%) OO
11 14 (11.20%) OOP
11 14 (11.20%) Software Engineering
12 13 (10.40%) Pair Programming
13 12 (9.60%) High Availability
14 11 (8.80%) Auto-Scaling
14 11 (8.80%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 63 (50.40%) Java
2 43 (34.40%) JavaScript
3 26 (20.80%) Scala
4 24 (19.20%) Python
5 19 (15.20%) C#
6 17 (13.60%) Bash Shell
6 17 (13.60%) Groovy
7 12 (9.60%) Ruby
7 12 (9.60%) SQL
8 6 (4.80%) Clojure
8 6 (4.80%) Haskell
8 6 (4.80%) Perl
8 6 (4.80%) PHP
8 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.00%) Java 8
10 4 (3.20%) Apex Code
10 4 (3.20%) SOQL
11 3 (2.40%) C
11 3 (2.40%) Go
12 1 (0.80%) ES6
Qualifications
1 17 (13.60%) SC Cleared
1 17 (13.60%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.80%) Degree
3 3 (2.40%) ISEB
3 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.80%) CCDP
5 1 (0.80%) CCNP
5 1 (0.80%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.80%) CISM
5 1 (0.80%) CISSP
5 1 (0.80%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) QA
2 4 (3.20%) HL7
3 3 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.80%) PMO
4 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (17.60%) Docker
2 10 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.00%) Xen
5 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.80%) KVM
5 1 (0.80%) QEMU
5 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (21.60%) Puppet
2 15 (12.00%) Grafana
3 14 (11.20%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (11.20%) Terraform
4 8 (6.40%) Kubernetes
5 7 (5.60%) Kibana
6 6 (4.80%) Ansible
7 5 (4.00%) Graylog
7 5 (4.00%) Prometheus
8 4 (3.20%) Packer
8 4 (3.20%) Rancher
9 1 (0.80%) logstash
9 1 (0.80%) Salt
9 1 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.40%) Google
3 7 (5.60%) VMware
4 6 (4.80%) Adobe
4 6 (4.80%) Oracle
5 4 (3.20%) Black Duck
5 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.40%) Micro Focus
6 3 (2.40%) Splunk
7 2 (1.60%) CA
7 2 (1.60%) Informatica
7 2 (1.60%) Tableau
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco
8 1 (0.80%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.80%) PagerDuty