The table below looks at the statistics for WFM 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 WFM over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 79 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WFM 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.57% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£750 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
992 771 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.52% 79.00% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 474 398
Average daily rate £375 £325 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) RNC
2 5 (45.45%) ATM
2 5 (45.45%) GSM
2 5 (45.45%) SDH
2 5 (45.45%) UMTS
2 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
2 5 (45.45%) SLA
2 5 (45.45%) Ericsson
2 5 (45.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (45.45%) Line Management
3 4 (36.36%) Social Media
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Back Office
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Law
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

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

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (45.45%) RNC
1 5 (45.45%) ATM
1 5 (45.45%) GSM
1 5 (45.45%) SDH
1 5 (45.45%) UMTS
1 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Field Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) MI Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Social Media
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Line Management
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
1 1 (9.09%) Erlang
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Ericsson
1 5 (45.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks