The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Tumbleweed products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tumbleweed over the 3 months to 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Tumbleweed Communications.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tumbleweed
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing Tumbleweed 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate - £420 £180
% change year-on-year
- +133.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
163 141 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 48.66% 45.34% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 59 53
Average daily rate £375 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £9.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Tumbleweed
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Tumbleweed Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire