The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 56 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing Internet 17 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.71% 4.98% 4.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.98% 38.26% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £125 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £353 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.91% -16.17%
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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
131 115 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.17% 13.01% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 74
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 17 (45.95%) Web Services
2 16 (43.24%) PHP
3 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (24.32%) .NET
5 9 (24.32%) Linux
5 9 (24.32%) Python
6 8 (21.62%) OOP
6 8 (21.62%) OO
7 7 (18.92%) C++
7 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
7 7 (18.92%) LAMP
7 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
8 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
8 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
9 5 (13.51%) DNS
10 4 (10.81%) SSL
10 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.81%) CSS
10 4 (10.81%) SOAP
10 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
10 4 (10.81%) MySQL
10 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.81%) HTML
10 4 (10.81%) C#
10 4 (10.81%) SQL
10 4 (10.81%) VB.NET

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
2 4 (10.81%) SugarCRM
2 4 (10.81%) Moodle
3 3 (8.11%) CMS
3 3 (8.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) SPSS
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Magento
2 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) SSL
2 4 (10.81%) SSH
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (2.70%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
1 2 (5.41%) Banking
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) PHP Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) PHP Web Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Sitecore Developer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Python Developer
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Research Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Project Support Assistant
7 1 (2.70%) IT Support
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) Web Services
2 9 (24.32%) .NET
3 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
3 7 (18.92%) LAMP
4 4 (10.81%) CSS
4 4 (10.81%) SOAP
4 4 (10.81%) HTML
4 4 (10.81%) XML
4 4 (10.81%) LINQ
4 4 (10.81%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.70%) BREW
5 1 (2.70%) DAO
5 1 (2.70%) ActiveX
5 1 (2.70%) J2ME
5 1 (2.70%) ODBC
5 1 (2.70%) J2EE
5 1 (2.70%) MFC
5 1 (2.70%) ISAPI
5 1 (2.70%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Online Games
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Handset
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) OOP
1 8 (21.62%) OO
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.81%) Web Development
4 4 (10.81%) CMMI
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.70%) SIEM
7 1 (2.70%) People Management
7 1 (2.70%) Line Management
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.70%) Coaching
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) PHP
2 9 (24.32%) Python
3 7 (18.92%) C++
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
4 4 (10.81%) PHP5
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.70%) VC++
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Zend
3 3 (8.11%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Dell
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) Google
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) Nokia
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint