The first table below looks at the demand for Change Control 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 Change Control over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 78 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Change Control 8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.69% 0.92% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.21% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £325 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £326 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £414 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £36.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.13% +44.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
901 579 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.08% 76.08% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 316 384
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £22.45 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Change Control
West Yorkshire

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Control across the Leeds region.

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Change Control 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 Change Control.

1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.93%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Dependency Management
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
5 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
6 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
6 4 (14.81%) Product Management
6 4 (14.81%) WebFOCUS
6 4 (14.81%) Legal
6 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) MS Project
6 4 (14.81%) MS Office
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.11%) RAD
7 3 (11.11%) ISEB
7 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
7 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) QA
7 3 (11.11%) Banking
8 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Degree
8 2 (7.41%) Windows

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Change Control 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 Change Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Project
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.81%) WebFOCUS
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Programme Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.70%) PMO Manager
7 1 (3.70%) PMO Assistant
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) NHS
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.93%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Dependency Management
4 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
4 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
5 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
5 4 (14.81%) Product Management
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) RAD
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.70%) Document Management
8 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.70%) CRM
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos