The first table below looks at the demand for High Availability 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 High Availability over the 3 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Availability
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing High Availability 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £430 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
820 679 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.38% 75.53% 73.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 368 488
Average daily rate £340 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £36.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.62% +145.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.23 £27.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £44.48 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
High Availability
West Yorkshire

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

High Availability
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing High Availability 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 High Availability.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) JMX
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing High Availability 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 High Availability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) JMX
1 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware