The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £167.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-74.92% +697.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
980 786 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.63% 80.62% 74.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 485 284
Average daily rate £375 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.35 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Benchmarking across the Leeds region.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Benchmarking
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL