The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Orchard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Orchard over the 3 months to 2 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Orchard
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Orchard 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-48.14% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
415 390 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.17% 44.72% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 221 217
Average daily rate £305 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 17
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +141.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £11.30 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

Orchard
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Orchard Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Orchard
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Orchard 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 Orchard.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery

Orchard
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Orchard 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 Orchard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery