The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £325 £282
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +15.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.15 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- -13.67%
SMS
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 South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
77 79 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.21% 16.36% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 52 21
Median daily rate £415 £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.90% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SMS
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SMS Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SMS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

SMS Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SMS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Opsview
1 2 (100.00%) GitLab
1 2 (100.00%) API Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (100.00%) GitLab
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) API Integration
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Opsview