The first table below looks at the demand for COBIT 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 COBIT over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Quality Assurance & Compliance 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 79 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing COBIT 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.096% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.20% 9.30% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £314 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% -33.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £488
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -21.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
83 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.97% 4.92% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 21 34
Average daily rate £340 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £178 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £396 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £31.75 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.18% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £13.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £13.50 £12.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.50%
COBIT
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COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

COBIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing COBIT 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 COBIT.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) CMMI
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) FatWire
3 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
3 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) Perforce
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing COBIT 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 COBIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Support
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) CMMI
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) FatWire
2 2 (28.57%) Perforce