The table below looks at the statistics for DSL 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 DSL over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 94 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DSL 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% - 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% - 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £500 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £284 £200
% change year-on-year
+58.59% +41.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
DSL
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 150 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.60% 13.43% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 110 60
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

DSL
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing DSL 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 DSL.

1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) R
1 4 (100.00%) HBase
1 4 (100.00%) Kafka
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (100.00%) HiveQL
1 4 (100.00%) Samza
1 4 (100.00%) Spark Streaming

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing DSL 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 DSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) HBase
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Scala Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Kafka
1 4 (100.00%) Samza
1 4 (100.00%) Spark Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) HiveQL
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) R
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Scala