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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
England / Yorkshire
Rank 51 54 70
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 83 97 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.84% 3.42% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 4.22% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 68 48
Median daily rate £480 £525 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +59.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £339 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £733 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +10.41% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.90
% change year-on-year +33.33% -24.81%  

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 1781 2301 2166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.45% 81.05% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 1562 1395
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 +8 60 £490 -5.76% 25
South Yorkshire -12 17 £475 -30.90% 6
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 7
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 121 (75.63%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (55.63%) Java
3 70 (43.75%) Linux
4 55 (34.38%) Python
4 55 (34.38%) HTML
4 55 (34.38%) Ruby
5 53 (33.13%) Jenkins
6 51 (31.88%) JIRA
7 48 (30.00%) TDD
8 46 (28.75%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (28.13%) JSON
10 43 (26.88%) RESTful
10 43 (26.88%) Scala
10 43 (26.88%) Scrum
11 42 (26.25%) HTML5
12 41 (25.63%) Puppet
13 40 (25.00%) REST
14 39 (24.38%) MongoDB
15 38 (23.75%) Confluence
15 38 (23.75%) Configuration Management
16 36 (22.50%) Git (software)
16 36 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
16 36 (22.50%) Play Framework
17 35 (21.88%) NoSQL
17 35 (21.88%) Django
17 35 (21.88%) Spring
18 34 (21.25%) JavaScript
18 34 (21.25%) CSS
19 30 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
20 28 (17.50%) Docker

Open Source
Top Related 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 38 (23.75%) Confluence
2 8 (5.00%) Apache
2 8 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.50%) nginx
4 3 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.88%) WordPress
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) Liferay
6 1 (0.63%) SAS
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.63%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.13%) Slack
4 4 (2.50%) GitHub
5 3 (1.88%) SaaS
6 2 (1.25%) IaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.00%) HTTP
2 12 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.00%) Internet
4 6 (3.75%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (3.13%) SSL
6 1 (0.63%) DHCP
6 1 (0.63%) DNS
6 1 (0.63%) Firewall
6 1 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (24.38%) MongoDB
2 35 (21.88%) NoSQL
3 30 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (17.50%) Relational Database
5 27 (16.88%) MySQL
6 12 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.75%) Redis
8 5 (3.13%) Riak
9 4 (2.50%) Big Data
9 4 (2.50%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.88%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 53 (33.13%) Jenkins
2 51 (31.88%) JIRA
3 36 (22.50%) Git (software)
4 25 (15.63%) Cucumber
5 19 (11.88%) JUnit
5 19 (11.88%) Selenium
6 17 (10.63%) Subversion
7 10 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (6.25%) JMeter
8 3 (1.88%) Hudson
8 3 (1.88%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.25%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.25%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.25%) Maven
9 2 (1.25%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.25%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.25%) NUnit
9 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (5.63%) Retail
2 6 (3.75%) Finance
3 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.25%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (36.25%) Developer
2 49 (30.63%) Architect
3 33 (20.63%) Technical Architect
4 22 (13.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (10.63%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.75%) Scala Developer
7 10 (6.25%) Java Architect
8 9 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (5.63%) WebOps Engineer
9 7 (4.38%) Digital Architect
9 7 (4.38%) Java Scala Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Java Technical Architect
10 6 (3.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (3.13%) Analyst
11 5 (3.13%) Lead Architect
11 5 (3.13%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.13%) Service Manager
11 5 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.13%) Tester
12 4 (2.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (34.38%) HTML
2 45 (28.13%) JSON
3 43 (26.88%) RESTful
4 42 (26.25%) HTML5
5 40 (25.00%) REST
6 36 (22.50%) Play Framework
7 35 (21.88%) Django
7 35 (21.88%) Spring
8 34 (21.25%) CSS
9 27 (16.88%) Web Services
10 24 (15.00%) CSS3
11 20 (12.50%) Ajax
11 20 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (9.38%) AngularJS
13 13 (8.13%) Guice
13 13 (8.13%) Spring MVC
14 12 (7.50%) Node.js
15 11 (6.88%) .NET
16 10 (6.25%) XML
17 8 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.38%) User Experience
2 12 (7.50%) NHS
3 9 (5.63%) Social Media
4 8 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.75%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.75%) RIA
6 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.13%) Tandem
7 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.88%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.88%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.25%) Clustering
9 2 (1.25%) Derivative
9 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.25%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 70 (43.75%) Linux
2 8 (5.00%) Unix
3 7 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.75%) Windows
5 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.88%) Android
7 2 (1.25%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (75.63%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.00%) TDD
3 46 (28.75%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (26.88%) Scrum
5 38 (23.75%) Configuration Management
6 27 (16.88%) Microservices
7 26 (16.25%) BDD
8 25 (15.63%) DevOps
8 25 (15.63%) Kanban
9 24 (15.00%) Automated Testing
10 20 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 17 (10.63%) MVC
12 14 (8.75%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (8.75%) UML
12 14 (8.75%) User Stories
13 13 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (7.50%) High Availability
14 12 (7.50%) Web Design
15 11 (6.88%) Software Engineering
15 11 (6.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (55.63%) Java
2 55 (34.38%) Python
2 55 (34.38%) Ruby
3 43 (26.88%) Scala
4 34 (21.25%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.13%) C#
5 13 (8.13%) PHP
6 10 (6.25%) SQL
7 9 (5.63%) Go
8 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.88%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.63%) C++
11 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.63%) VB
11 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (6.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.88%) Degree
4 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.88%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 28 (17.50%) Docker
2 2 (1.25%) Ceph
2 2 (1.25%) etcd
2 2 (1.25%) flannel
2 2 (1.25%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (25.63%) Puppet
2 36 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (11.25%) Ansible
4 13 (8.13%) Salt
5 7 (4.38%) Nagios
6 5 (3.13%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.25%) Graphite
7 2 (1.25%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.25%) logstash
7 2 (1.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.25%) Rancher
7 2 (1.25%) rkt
8 1 (0.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (11.88%) Google
2 7 (4.38%) Splunk
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.88%) Adobe
5 3 (1.88%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.88%) BT
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle
6 2 (1.25%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.63%) Citrix
7 1 (0.63%) HP
7 1 (0.63%) Pega
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) VMware
7 1 (0.63%) WSO2
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