The first table below looks at the demand for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.67% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £228
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +41.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.19 £42.50 £25.81
% change year-on-year
-64.25% +64.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1273 1136 1384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.34% 73.96% 73.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 609 786
Average daily rate £350 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 34
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Benchmarking
Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 1 £325 - 2
Benchmarking
Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 9 (64.29%) SEO
1 9 (64.29%) Copywriting
2 8 (57.14%) Retail
2 8 (57.14%) Customer Insight
2 8 (57.14%) Legal
2 8 (57.14%) Content Management
2 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) NHS
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.14%) JUnit
7 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) SPSS

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
1 1 (7.14%) Stata
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
General
1 8 (57.14%) Retail
1 8 (57.14%) Legal
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) User Experience Designer
1 7 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (7.14%) Tester
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Tester
2 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
2 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Content Editor
2 1 (7.14%) Content Manager
2 1 (7.14%) NHS Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Copywriting
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (7.14%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) SEO
2 8 (57.14%) Customer Insight
2 8 (57.14%) Content Management
2 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft