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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £438 £250
% change year-on-year
-51.42% +74.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 - £35.00
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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
783 707 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.14% 79.62% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 391 477
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 12
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +210.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.20 £28.40 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 23 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stata
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) SPSS
1 1 (50.00%) Stata
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Tester
1 1 (50.00%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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